What to do in Westport in January

above: Performances at Westport Country Playhouse


Westport Country Playhouse’s Lineup

The upcoming season at Westport Country Playhouse is full of great shows, including Ain’t Misbehavin’, Dial M for Murder, Antigone, The Cocktail Hour, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play and Script in Hand readings. Plus, did you know that the Playhouse also has a specifically designed mobile theater program that is adaptable to any space? You can book a performance with a Q&A and study guide session. See more at westportplayhouse.org


Westport Library’s Library of Things

How to enjoy a snow day? Prep ahead by checking out the Westport Library’s special collection of Library of Things. It has over 100 unique items for use. Here are a few examples: board games (Clue!), arts and crafts (maybe embossing or jewelry kit?), recreation and fitness (walking sticks to kayaks), kitchen (pans and urns), media (drawing tablet), equipment (golf rangefinder), tech (microscope). Find it on the main level and check out an item at Patron Services. See more at westportlibrary.org.

Games and more at Westport Library


Tim’s Kitchen at Wakeman Town Farm

This winter, things are heating up in Tim’s Kitchen at Wakeman Town Farm. Make a meal guided by a local chef in the commercial kitchen space while you learn culinary techniques hands-on— then enjoy the meal. Coming up: A Mardi Gras Cooking Class with Chef Caroline Fey, Valentine’s Dinner with Chef Alison Milwe Grace, Sunday Afternoon High Tea Experience with Chef Robyn Herman, Pasta Ripena Workshop with Chef Vita Palmeri and a Tour of Italy Dinner with Chef Robert L. Norman. Tip: Classes sell out quickly. See more wakemantownfarm.org.

Cooking classes at Wakeman Town Farm

Photographs: Westport Country Playhouse by Robert Benson; Westport Library by Diane Sembrot; Wakeman Town Farm, Liz Milwe

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