This Weekend: Art, artisans, antiques, comics, concerts, dramas, festivals, early Oktoberfest & more

Scottish whiskey tasting fund-raiser Before the weekend starts, there’s the Highland Fling Scotch Tasting on Thursday at 7 p.m.. This is a Norwalk Historical Society fund-raiser at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk. Gregg Glaser, spirits and beer connoisseur and publisher-editor of Modern Distillery Age, will lead a tasting of six to seven styles of Scottish whiskey; … read more

This Weekend: Play & film premieres; art shows & sales; jazz, rock, folk & opera, plus festivals

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ opens on stage in Stamford Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Todd Kreidler’s adaptation of the 1967 film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose, will open Curtain Call’s 27th season on tonight, Sept. 7, in the Dressing Room Theatre, Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. The Connecticut premiere of this play, … read more

Quick Center for the Arts gears up for strong season

With 45 performances covering theater, jazz, dance, the organ and more, Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts has something for everyone this season. Peter Van Heerden, executive director, said that there’s a number of factors that go into creating a winning season. “One is looking at what you’ve done in the past, and being a higher-education institution, we look … read more