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Saturday, February 24 News

Things to do in Westport this weekend

Okay, we lose one hour of sleep this weekend, but that doesn't mean you can't jam in a lot of fun. Here's some ways to welcome Daylight Savings Time in Westport:

Catch a musical performance of "Remembering Billie and Ella" at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Voices Cafe in the Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road. Tickets are $22 in advance and $27 at the door. A free music improvisation workshop will be held earlier in the day at 2 p.m. For tickets and information, visit www.voicescafe.org

Your yard may not be in bloom, but Earthplace will be on Saturday for it's "Earthplace in Bloom" fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. at the nature center, 10 Woodside Lane. The event features live and silent auctions, a signature cocktail, beer, wine and small bites. Tickets are $50 in advance and $55 at the door. Visit www.earthplace.org for details.

Make Sunday a fun day with a visit to the third annual "All About Toys Family Art Day" at the Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a series of art workshop stations with local artists leading the activities. The event also marks the judging of the center's Toy Makers III competition. Admission is $10 per child and free for adults and children ages two and under. Advance registration is recommended, and ticket sales at the door will be on a first-come, first-served basis. To register and purchase tickets in advance, call 203-222-7070 or visit www.westportartscenter.org

The Omaha Theater Company presents "Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly," Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Tickets for the show, a coming-of-age musical about a bug's first day of school, are $20. Visit www.westportplayhouse.org or call 203-227-4177.

Finish the weekend with classical sonatas by clarinetist C. Winfield Swan and pianist Hiroko Mlyake Dutton at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. Admission is free. Visit www.westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800.