Virtual Gala for Legacy Theatre, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. $35. Broadway performers, online auction, virtual tour of the new restored historic theater in Stony Creek, and cameo appearances by Sutton Foster and James Roday Rodriguez. 203-208-5504, legacytheatrect.org
Branford Arts & Cultural Alliance, presents “The Painted Doors of Branford,” Over sixty decorated doors will be displayed on Main St. as a symbolic reopening of our community. Visit the display, vote for your favorites, and participate in the silent auction to purchase and bring your favorite door home. All monies raised fund college scholarships for deserving & talented students who will be furthering their education in the written, visual & performing arts. Jeanettemobeck@yahoo.com
Italian Bred with Candice Guardino, Bridgeport Stress Factory Comedy Club, 167 State St. Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. $180-$60. Shows resume indoors with 50% capacity, and following all State guidelines for reopening. bridgeport.stressfactory.com
Pipe Organ Recital performed by Michael Kaminski of the Greater Bridgeport American Guild of Organists, Cathedral of Saint Augustine, 399 Washington Ave. Nov 15, 6-7:30 p.m. No fee for tickets but free-will offering is encouraged. CDC Social Distancing and Safety protocols observed. Mask required. RoseanneH123@gmail.com 203-291-9746
Endangered Species Gala, virtual fundraiser to support Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, via the Zoo’s YouTube and Facebook pages, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Celebrate the evening and support the Zoo by purchasing a party box for $175 that includes a bottle of prosecco, 375mL bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, two stemless glasses, drink recipes, Fascia’s Chocolates, a selection of Bigelow Tea, a sweet treat from Alina’s Cakes and Cookies, a succulent centerpiece and more! Silent auction closes, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. beardsleyzoo.org
“The Cultural Phenomenon of Home DNA Testing” by Libby Copeland, offered by the Bridgeport History Center on Zoom, Nov. 12, 7-8 p.m. Visit website to register. email@example.com. 203-576-7400, #7.
Bridgeport Art Trail, city-wide arts celebration runs through Nov. 15. Ten day calendar of online and onsite programs adapted to comply with Covid19. Face masks and physical distancing protocol required. Full schedule posted on website and social media platforms. bridgeport-art-trail.org
“Winter Wonderland” at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave. Zoo grounds will have 10 one-of-a-kind snowpeople sculptures from local artists on display at the Zoo from Dec-March. Online public vote to choose a first, second, and third place winner with cash prizes of $250, $125, and $75 respectively. beardsleyzoo.org firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Scream and Shout,” the art of Carlos Bautista Biernnay, absurd fiber art influenced by the artist’s personal reactions to events on 9/11 in the United States and in Chile, now online on the City Lights website. citylightsgallery.org
“Photorealism: Fixing the Fleeting Moment,” Housatonic Museum of Art on the Housatonic Community College Campus, 900 Lafayette Blvd. New exhibit on view through Dec. 2021; “The Roots of Abstraction,” exhibit on view through Aug. 31, 2021. An appointment to visit the museum is necessary, and visitors must be prepared to comply with social distancing rules and wear protective face masks. Housatonic Museum of Art will also make the exhibit available as a slideshow, virtual tour and as a print-on-demand catalog. 203-332-5052, housatonicmuseum.org
“Agatha is Missing: A Murder Mystery” performance live linked as a YouTube video on Hagaman Memorial Library’s Facebook page, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Live interview with actress Prudence Wright Holmes, followed by a posting of Prudence Wright Holmes’s performance of “Agatha is Missing.” Q&A to follow performance. facebook.com/hagamanlibrary.
River Valley Artists group show with works by artists from Essex, Chester and Deep River, Earth and Fire Art Studio, 2 Main St. Through Jan. 23. Gallery hours: Wed, Thu 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri, Sat noon-4 p.m. earthandfireartstudio.com, 860-767-753-2425.
Essex Art Association’s virtual exhibit, “Art in Isolation,” on view. Submissions on a rolling basis accepted. essexartassociation.com
Open VISIONS Forum Lectures: Gina Kolata with “COVID-19 Vaccination: How and When will the U.S. get it?” virtual discussion of the state of the Coronavirus Vaccination, presented in collaboration with the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University, and the Quick Center, Nov 12, 5-6:30 p.m. $20, free Quick Center members; Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D. with “From the Flint Water Crisis to Championing Global Policies for Children’s Health,” Nov 18, 8-9:30 p.m. $20, free Quick Center members. Tickets must be purchased in advance at quickcenter.com. 203-254-4010, email@example.com. thequicklive.com
HINDSIGHT/2020: “Humanistic Reflections on an Unprecedented Year” with Dr. Gniesha Dinwiddie, free online lecture offered by Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Zoom, Nov 17, 5- 6 p.m. Tune in at thequicklive.com. 203-254-4010, firstname.lastname@example.org
“Icons-In These Troubled Times,” virtual event hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church’s Art & Soul committee on Zoom: The Museum of Russian Icons will discuss icons in their collection of John the Baptist, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. Advance registration required at tinyurl.com/tecicons
“Conversation with James Prosek and Richard Prum: Are Birds Art?” virtual event hosted by Connecticut Audubon Society, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. This event is a fundraiser to support Connecticut Audubon’s conservation and environmental education work. Tickets at ctaudubon.org/fallevent2020
Lecture on the inequalities in education across the United States titled “Educational Inequalities: What Can Be Done?,” virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Southport CoLAB and Literacy How, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. Free. Registration required. 203-254-2044, southportcolab.org
“The Beat Must Go On,” Encore Virtual Fundraising Gala for Fairfield Theatre Company, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Livestream performance by Twiddle. Visit website for tickets. fairfieldtheatre.org
Ann Hampton Callaway-Diva Power, online event hosted by Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University, Nov. 13, 7- 8:30 p.m. $20, free Quick Center members. Tickets must be purchased in advance at quickcenter.com. (203) 254-4010, email@example.com. thequicklive.com
Fairfield Museum and the Fairfield Chapter of the National Charity League are accepting vendor sign-ups for the Holiday Pop-Up Market, that takes place at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road., Nov. 14, 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Space is limited and tables reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Call or visit the website to reserve your space. 203-259-1598, fairfieldhistory.org
Open Air by Day, an exhibit of outdoor sculpture and installation art on the grounds, and Open Air by Night, a series of outdoor art film and video art projections onto the facades of the historic Branford House and Avery Point Lighthouse. All exhibits and events are free. openair2020.art.uconn.edu
Poet Ginny Lowe Connors, virtual poetry reading hosted by Guilford Poets Guild on Zoom, Nov. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. 203- 453-8282, guilfordfreelibrary.org
Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield St. is open outside. The public is welcome on the museum grounds to see the historic buildings in person, explore the site’s history through new interpretive signs, figure out the three Visitor Center “What Is It?” window displays, and play a scavenger hunt and submit answers for a chance to win a prize at the end of the year. Outdoor visitors are also encouraged to picnic, play catch, read, paint, etc. Social distancing required. Online offerings with photos, videos, and historical information on social media, a museum collections database , and a Whitfield House virtual tour. Parking is free. 203-453-2457 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responding to the Pandemic, A Photo Journey by Robert Carley Documenting from March 2020 to the Present, Americans Coping with Crisis, on view at Guilford Free Library, through Nov. 30.
Film discussion of the 1960 Western “The Magnificent Seven,” on Zoom, Nov. 12, 7-8 p.m. Registration required at hamdenlibrary.org
“Hamden Art League Plein Air Show,” current on-line exhibit available for viewing at hamdenartleague.org
Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, author of “The Alchemy of Us,” virtual book straight talk hosted by Connecticut Science Center on Zoom, Nov. 12, 6-7 p.m. The talk will be followed by a Q&A. Stay on the broadcast for the virtual after-party. Pay as you wish, minimum donation $1. Registration required at shop.ctsciencecenter.org 860-724-3623
“Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story,” online premiere of the documentary hosted by Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 18-27. Film available to view at the time of your choice. $20. Live, online Q&A with Doc Severinsen and filmmakers, Nov. 24, 7:30 p.m. Advance registration required to attend the Q&A and discussion. Tickets at hartfordsymphony.org.
Hartford Symphony Orchestra announce the HSO Spotlight Series, Nov. 13-Dec. 10. $15. Sixty-minute performance by HSO ensembles and guests recorded at venues in and around Hartford, and available on-demand for a limited time. Tickets and concert at hartfordsymphony.org
Hartford Jazz Society’s 60th Anniversary Concert and Fundraiser, will be held virtually, Nov. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Special guest, Steve Turre, trombonist. 860-242-6688, facebook.com/jazzmondayshartford
HartBeat Ensemble, community-based and ensemble theatre, offer a diverse and provocative lineup of virtual and audio theatrical experiences. Line-up: Play Like a Girl, Hartford-based Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Charmagne Glass-Tripp has curated a miniseries of virtual conversations and performances by women musicians who trained in the Nutmeg State, Julissa Rodriguez, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Eight to the Bar band leader Cynthia Lyon, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.; HartBeat Ensemble releases a 5-part radio drama “Up and Down the River,” week of Nov. 20; HartBeat will stream a special virtual performance by HartBeat Ensemble’s Youth Play Institute, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m; Sleepover Stories by Wi-Moto Nyoka, week of Dec. 18. HartBeatEnsemble.org
“Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy,” “Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII,” “A Vote of Her Own: The Long Fight for Woman Suffrage,” Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St. All In-person exhibits on view through Nov 30. Tue-Thu noon-5 p.m., Fri-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free with museum admission. 860-236-5621, chs.org
“Ali Banisadr / MATRIX 185,” Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. Through Feb. 14; “Made in Connecticut: Celebrating 25 Years of the CT Art Trail,” through Feb. 7. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and observe social distance while on the grounds of the Wadsworth and inside the museum. Visit website for required advance registration, current hours and admission. “Sculpture in the City” a cityscape-focused program activating the works of sculpture and architectural design on the grounds of the Wadsworth and Main St. thewadsworth.org.
Nigerian Refugees photographer Lee Cantelon in-house exhibit of “Nigerian Refugees,” Wisdom House Spiritual Retreat and Conference Center, 229 E. Litchfield Road. Exhibit runs thru Nov. 15. Face masks and registration required. 86o-567-3163, wisdomhouse.org
Virtual Auction & Benefit, hosted by Lyme Art Association, through Nov. 15. Online auction features pieces by artists of the Lyme Art Association. Auction pieces on display at Lyme Art Association and online at lymeartassociation.org/art-auction. Purchase a “virtual ticket” and be entered in a drawing for two tickets for the next Palate to Palette. Gallery open Wed-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
“Land & Sea,” Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. Through Nov. 19. Wed-Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment. 860-434-7802, lymeartassociation.org
“Turning the Tide: Madison and COVID-19,” documentary short-subject film premier in collaboration between the Madison Historical Society and Ciné Verité, a local film production company on Zoom, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Q&A to follow. Free. Donations accepted. Register at madisonhistory.org.
Let’s Make a Scene: A Special Effect Workshop, Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Dr. Nov. 14, 3-6 p.m. $115. Open to students in grades 4-12. Register at madisonartsbarn.org 203-245-2689
Live Virtual Programs offered by Mercy by the Sea: “Balm For Blue Holidays: A Circle of Comfort, Consolation and Creativity,” Nov. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $15. Register at mercybythesea.org or call 203-245-0401.
RJ Julia Booksellers host author events for young adults via Zoom: Jake Halpern, author of “Welcome to the New World,” Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. ; NaNoWriMo Young Writers’ Write-In, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.; Matthew Cordell, author of “Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mr. Rogers,” Nov. 13, 5 p.m.; Nathan Hale, author of “Blades of Freedom: A Tale of Haiti, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase,”Nov. 16, 6 p.m. Free. Register on website. 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com
Weinachtsfest Christmas Bazaar, Meriden Turner Hall, 800 Old Colony Road. Nov 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafters/Vendors, homemade preserves, baked goods and a Christmas Raffle. German food served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face masks required and social distancing in effect. meridenturnersociety.com
Artwork by Michele Tragakiss and Rick Daskam, The Art Gallery at Shutter Speed Photo, 564 Middlebury Road. Through Nov. 21. Gallery hours: Thu, Fri, Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 2:30-5 p.m. 203-598-3933.
Fairfield Comedy Club presents Christian Finnegan, Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort, 99 Powder Hill Road. Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. $45. Show will be tented and heated. Tickets at connecticutcomedyfestival.com. fairfieldcomedyclub.com
Wesleyan University’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents “A Sculpture, A Film and Six Videos,” through Nov. 22. All related online exhibit programming and events (artists talks, Q&A’s, limited screenings, and performance) are available at wesleyan.edu/cfa/sixvideos
Virtual lectures hosted by Milford Library on Zoom: “Sharing Our Shores with Our Feathered Friends: All About Owls,” Nov. 17, 7 p.m.; “Feminism in Western History,” Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Register at email@example.com
Concert by eclectic guitarist Ben Verdery, live virtual event presented by Milford Arts Council and New England Guitar Society on Zoom, Nov. 15, 4-6 p.m. $15. Performance will be followed by three mini master-classes with local area guitarists performing and receiving instruction from the world renowned guitarist. The event concludes with a Q&A. Reserve at milfordarts.org
“The MAC: Recreated,” a slate of online outdoor events. 203-878-6674, milfordarts.org
Spirits of Milford Ghost Walks, through Nov. 14. Walk starts at Hotchkiss Bridge, Factory Lane. Online ticket price $18 per person, $23 walk-up ticket per person exact cash only. To ensure health, and safety walk is strictly limited to no more than 25 people. Advance tickets recommended. 203-214-7554, spiritsofmilford.com
Milford Arts Council’s exhibit “The Story of Women.” runs through Nov. 19. 203-878-6674, milfordarts.org
Milford Arts Council announce their project grant, “Meet Me At The Bench,” awarded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development: Office of the Arts. Bench designs by creatives, artists, and craftsmen who created and will install six unique benches re-imagined as artistic and community experiences throughout downtown Milford. Project which will launch in Spring 2021.
“Sailor Made: Folk Art of the Sea,” Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave. New exhibit now open, C.D. Mallory Building “A Way with Wood: Celebrating Craft,” exhibit on view in Collins Gallery. 860-572-0711, mysticseaport.org
New Haven Symphony Orchestra presents Alternative Programming online and social media: NHSO @Home Series: NHSO musicians and guest artists perform music from home; Instrument Selection Resource Center; and Listen Up! Podcast Series. newhavensymphony.org
New Haven Museum: “Documenting the COVID-19 Crisis,” an effort to collect stories and photos of life in New Haven during the coronavirus quarantine. Also virtual offerings. newhavenmuseum.org
Beinecke Library at Yale University has a new offering on YouTube: “Introduction to the Collection of Modern European Books and Manuscripts with Curator Kevin Repp.” Digital exhibits: “1917 Silent Protest Parade Fifth Avenue, New York City,” “Protest Culture in Peril: Frigidaire under Threat in Italy Today,” “Carl Van Vechten’s Harlem Renaissance Portraits,” “America and the Utopian Dream,” “Making the Medieval English M anuscript.” beinecke.library.yale.edu
“Building a Brave New Theater: Exploring Shakespeare & Race in 2020,” Elm Shakespeare Company’s free, online event series: “Shakespeare in 2020: a BIPOC Directors Forum,” Nov. 12; “Othello, A Black Girl’s Journey,” Nov. 19; “Whose Shakespeare? A Conversation with Ayanna Thompson,” Dec. 4; “Amplified! A Celebration of BIPOC Actors & Training,” Dec. 17. Registration required for all events. elmshakespeare.org/fall-symposium
Long Wharf Theatre presents “A Little Bit of Death, “ Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff St. In-person production Nov. 13, 7 p.m.; Nov. 14, 4 & 7 p.m. Tickets at longwharf.org
“Breath 2020,” exhibit by painter Roberta Friedman, City Gallery, 994 State St. On view through Nov. 29. Artist in the Gallery on Nov. 15, 29. Gallery hours: Sat-Sun, 2-4 p.m. By appointment at 203-605-3779. 203-782-2489, city-gallery.org
“Made Visible,” Creative Arts Workshop Hilles Gallery windows, 80 Audubon St. Artist and Exhibit dates: Shaunda Holloway, through Nov. 29; Annie Sailer, Dec. 7-20. creativeartsworkshop.org, or Vicky Blume, at firstname.lastname@example.org
“NOW” Exhibit by Elizbeth White, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, 51 Trumbull St. Through Nov. 15. Gallery hours: Sundays 1-4 p.m.; Thursdays 5-8 p.m. and by appointment. All Covid-19 health guidelines will be strictly followed. elycenter.org
The New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave. is reopened to the public. The museum is following the “Reopen Connecticut” sector rules. Galleries are open by advance reservation only for visits of up to one hour by individuals and family groups or sheltering units of up to six individuals. Registration is through Eventbrite at least 24 hours in advance. Hours of operation: Wed, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Last entry 4 p.m. Exhibits on view: “FACTORY;” Martha Willette Lewis’s, “I Saw the Figure Five in BlackK.” 203-562-4183, newhavenmuseum.org
“Seeing Nature Through Art,” exhibit features 30 works of art created by the instructors of Yale Peabody Museum’s Natural Science Illustration Program, now online. peabody.yale.edu
“Christmas Playtime at the Mansion,” Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave. Through Jan. 3. Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun noon-2 p.m. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 youth, free children (7 and under). Museum’s doll collection along with several vintage toys will be exhibited. First floor of the Mansion will feature Christmas trees decorated with period-appropriate ornaments, a dining table adorned with antique silver and china, several playful dolls and toy vignettes and Victorian gowns. Contemporary displays and trees also on display. Tours of the new exhibit will be on a limited basis due to the continued threat of COVID-19 and to achieve safe distancing measures. Tickets must be purchased online through the website. No walk-ins accepted. 203-838-9799, lockwoodmathewsmansion.com
“A Little Night Music” Cabaret to Benefit The Norwalk Sister City Project, virtual on Youtube, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Featured performers are Martin Sexton, The Sweet Remains, and talented singers from Westport and Norwalk. No charge to watch the Virtual Cabaret but donations are greatly appreciated and can be made on the website. sistercityproject.org one can find information about the event. To receive the free link to the show e-mail email@example.com
“In Honor of Our Veterans,” live, virtual celebration hosted by Norwalk Library on Zoom, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pianist George Winston, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St. Nov. 17, 18, 7:30 p.m. $65. Physically distanced and safe environment. Tickets sold only by calling the box office. 860-510-0453, thekate.org
Historical Society’s Academy Museum and Antique Shop, 605 Orange Center Road, Sat, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Masks required. 203-795-3106.
The Met Opera Encore in HD: “Tosca,” Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge. Nov. 15, 2 p.m. $25, $20 members & seniors, $15 students, free children 18 & under. Purchase touchless print at home ticket go online to ridgefieldplayhouse.org, visit or call the box office. 203-438-5795.
“The Last Five Years,” ACT Of Connecticut, 36 Old Quarry Road. Through Nov. 15, 8-10 p.m. Both in-person and livestream tickets available. Socially distant seating. email@example.com, 475-215-5497
“A Christmas Story-The Play,” Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove St. In-person performances Dec. 4-20. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.; and Dec. 17, 7 p.m. All health and safety protocools enforced. Visit website, or call for ticket information. 203-225-6079, firstname.lastname@example.org centerstageshelton.org
Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St. In-Person screenings: “Connery as Bond” series: “Goldfinger,” Nov. 13, 7:45 p.m., Nov. 14, 3:45 p.m., Nov. 15, 17, 19, 7:45 p.m.; “Thunderball,” Nov. 14, 7:45 p.m., Nov. 15, 3:45 p.m., Nov. 16, 18, 7:45 p.m.; “You Only Live Twice,” Nov. 20, 7:45 p.m., Nov. 21, 3:45 p.m, Nov. 23, 7:45 p.m.; “Diamonds are Forever,” Nov. 21, 7:45 p.m., Nov. 22, 3:45 p.m., Nov. 24, 7:45 p.m.; “Never Say Never Again,” Nov. 22, 25, 7:45 p.m. $9 Avon members, $14.50 public. avontheatre.org
Music Streaming from the Fish, online concert hosted by First Presbyterian Church Of Stamford, Nov 15, 3-4 p.m. Organist Kevin Bailey, Mina Kim, pianist, and Yang Sun Kim, violinist, present a program of 19th and 20th century pieces. View through the church’s website, fishchurch.org/musicstreaming. email@example.com 203-324-9522.
“Conversations on Racial Equity ” six-part series, presented by Stratford CARE (Citizens Addressing Racial Equity) and sponsored by the Town of Stratford, Stratford Clergy Association and the Stratford Library on Zoom. Programs are: “Housing Disparities,” Dec. 3; “Health Disparities,” Jan. 7; “Educational Disparities,” Feb. 4; “Employment Disparities,” March 4; and “Criminal Justice Disparities,” April 1. All sessions run 7:30-8:45 p.m. 203-385-4162. Register at stratfordcare.org /courage
Sunday Afternoon Talks” series on the American Old West, hosted by Stratford Library on Zoom: “New England at 400: From Plymouth Rock to the Present Day,” Nov. 15. All sessions run 2-3:30 p.m. 203-385-4162. Register at bit.ly/3kMc85x
National Helicopter Museum at Railroad Station (east bound), 2480 Main St. By appointment only. Masks required. Free admission, parking. 203-375-8857, nationalhelicoptermuseum.org
Fairfield Comedy Club presents Francis Ellis, Insports, 29 Trefoil Dr. Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. $35, $40 VIP reserved space in front of stage. Socially distanced show on their indoor football field. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on for the show. Refreshments and beverages will be for sale at the venue, and no outside food or beverage permitted. All guests will be temperature checked before admission. Tickets at connecticutcomedyfestival.com. fairfieldcomedyclub.com
Country band, “Radio Ranch” virtual concert hosted by Trumbull Arts Commission on facebook.comTrumbullCommunityTelevision, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Re-broadcasts on Trumbull Community Television. Emily Areson at 203-452-5065.
Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s Wish Night, Nov. 14. Attendees have one of three choices this year. Purchase a socially distanced, exclusive table package at the Greenwich Country Club, host a catered watch party from the comfort of their homes, or claim a complimentary ticket to tune-in from home. Facebook and YouTube will stream the virtual cocktail hour live, 7:30 p.m. and the uplifting Wish night program, 8 p.m. Donations welcome also. ct.wish.org.
April Macie, Comix Roadhouse at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Nov. 12, 8 p.m.; Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 14, 7, 9:30 p.m. $55-$20; In the Comedy Club: Spinnato’s Comedy Magic Show, Nov. 13, 5 p.m.; Nov. 14, 4 p.m.; Nov. 15, 5 p.m. $15, $10. comixroadhouse.com mohegansun.com
“Connecticut Monuments Men (MFA&A): Working to Recover Nazi-Looted Artworks,” virtual lecture & discussion hosted by Mattatuck Museum at Rose Hill, on Zoom, Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. $10, $5 members. Advance registration required at mattmuseum.org
Palace Theater historian Louis Belloisy holds a four-week class exploring the theater’s beginnings, history, architecture, lore, roster of entertainers that have appeared, tour of backstage, dressing rooms, and flyway over the stage, Palace Theater, 100 E. Main St. In person class meets weekly through Nov. 13, 10:15-11:45 a.m. $30. Advance registration required. Limited to the first 20 people to register to ensure proper social distancing. Masks required. Call the Box Office Tue, Wed 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thu 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 203-346-2000. palacetheaterct.org
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, virtual program hosted by Mattatuck Museum at Rose Hill, Nov. 14, noon-1:30 p.m. Free. Advance registration required. mattmuseum.org
Mattatuck Museum exhibits “Edward Balthazar: Urban Artist;” and “Women’s Sphere: Selections from the Collection” online until the end of the year. mattmuseum.org
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West Haven Veterans Museum & Learning Center, 30 Hood Terr. is open Fridays & Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Guided tours available. 203-934-1111, whmilmuseum.org