Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE CT’s Historic Gardens Day, June 23, noon-4 p.m., The Osborne Homestead Museum, 500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby. Guided tours of the museum and its gardens. Free. Info: 203-734-2513. Fairfield University Art Museum’s new monthly series of gallery conversations, Art in Focus, 11 a.m. in museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries on campus of Fairfield University. During each event in series, … read more

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Milkshake, June 26, 7 p.m., Levitt Pavilion 40 Jesup Rd., Westport. Free. Info: levittpavilion.com. Dan & Claudia Zanes — Melissa & Doug Children’s Series, July 2, 7 p.m., Levitt Pavilion 40 Jesup Rd., Westport. Free. Info: levittpavilion.com. Lard Dog & the Band of Shy — Melissa & Doug Children’s Series, July 10, 7 p.m., Levitt Pavilion 40 Jesup … read more

Bill of Fairs: Parades, fireworks and more

Silver Sands Mollusk Walk, June 22, 9:15 a.m., Silver Sands State Park, 1 Silver Sands Pkwy., Milford. Leisurely interpretive walk to learn about CT’s marine mollusks. Offered by Ansonia Nature Center. Fee: $6. Registration: 203-736-1053. Barnum’s Skyblast Fireworks, June 28, 9 p.m., Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport. Free. Sponsored by PSEG Power Connecticut, LLC. Info: BarnumFestival.com. Champions on Parade, … read more

On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND Randy Rainbow, June 13-14, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $72.50-$125. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org. CONTINUING Skeleton Crew, through June 22, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tickets: $30. Info: westportplayhouse.org. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, through June 22, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Tickets: $28-$35. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org. Dial M for Murder, … read more