Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.
Super Pet Adoption Day
When: Saturday, March 2, 11 a.m.
Description: Come meet your new best friend while joining STAR - Stamford Animal Rescue and some of our friends: Project Precious Rescue, Inc., Westchester Humane Society, Pets Alive Westchester, Cat Assistance NY, Adopt-a-Dog, Ryan's Barkery, CT Humane Society and PAWS - Norwalk
Norwalk: Norwalk Stamp Show
Where: 10 Allen Road
When: Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m.
Cost: No admission cost
Description: Stamp collectors throughout southwestern Connecticut will convene in Norwalk as the Norwalk Stamp Club honors the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation with a special cache and canellation at its annual Stamp Show.
Greenwich: First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park
When: Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9 a.m.
Description: Meet at the concession stand for a walk along the coast and park trails to see the winged inhabitants of the town park. Bring binoculars. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings, and Audubon Greenwich.
Where: The Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury
When: Sunday, March 3, 1 p.m.
Description: Brides, friends and family members can enjoy an afternoon of browsing the areas top wedding industry vendors as businesses showcase their products and services.
Darien: 46th Annual Darien Antiques Show
Where: First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Road
When: Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 am to 5 pm.
Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door; $8 for seniors, advanced sales, and ad/discount card holders.
Description: Celebrating its 46th year, the show features over 33 hand-selected dealers of fine furniture, art, carpets, jewelry, and decorative accessories. Party proceeds primarily benefit Inspirica (formerly St. Luke’s Lifeworks).
Fairfield: Friends Classic Mini Golf Extravaganza
Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road
When: Sunday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $5/person or $20/family
Description: Come play mini-golf inside the Fairfield Woods Branch Library! Raffle baskets, food and fun.
Bethel: Spring Cycling Series
Where: 7 Francis J. Clarke Circle
When: Sunday, March 3, at 8 a.m.
Description: Get your bike ready. The Bethel Spring Series returns to the Francis J. Clarke Circle for seven Sundays in March and April 2013, held under the auspices of USA Cycling, the national cycling federation.
Bridgeport: Mikey's Way Hockey Game
Where: 600 Main St.
When: Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m.
Description: The Bridegport Sound Tigers will be hosting The Connecticut Whale at Webster Bank Arena. Of the ticket price, $5 will go directly to Mikey's Way.
Brookfield: Self Defense Seminar
Where: FormFitting Fitness, 265 Federal Road
When: Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.
Description: A guest speaker will teach the basic principles and techniques of the most effective self defense methods.
Weston: Opera Dinner Series
Where: Cobb's Mill Inn, 12 Old Mill Road
When: Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m.
Description: "Diva" Laura Papallo will entertain you with an interesting look at the development of the Viennese School of Classical Music. Chef Michael Achille will prepare Viennese specialties like Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte for your dining pleasure. "Diva" Laura will sing your Viennese favorites while you dine.
Wilton: Cat Adoption Event
Where: Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road
When: Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free to attend, cost to adopt
Ridgefield: CameraWorks 2013 - Opening Reception
Where: Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Lane
When: 4 p.m. Sat. Mar. 2
Description: CameraWorks 2013 is designed to be an exploration of all photographic arts from the most traditional to the least conventional. Artists from the region are displaying work in black and white or color, film or digital, photo collage, montage and videos.
New Canaan: Fashion Night In
When: Saturday, March 2, 7 p.m.
Where: New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Rd, New Canaan, CT
Description: New Canaan High School hosts its annual Senior Prom Fashion Show which features the llatest fashions for prom and casual looks from vendors including Caren Forbes, Togs, True Blue, Athletic Shoe Factory Suburban Couture, Jack Wills, Island Outfitters and Stella and Dot. Benefit and Cherry Street Salon are providing the makeup and hair styling. The evening includes musical performances by the stars of the upcoming high school production of Beauty and the Beast.
Greenwich: Yale MFA: Five Years Later
Where: Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Library, 101 W Putnam Ave.
When: Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Description: Art exhibit illustrates what happens in the five years after graduation from Yale for artists Cat Balco, John Bianchi, Jonathan Brand, Breehan James, Andy Lane, Beth Livinsperger and Jacob Rhodes.