Robin Wiliams Film Fest Highlights Weekend Events In Fairfield County

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Honor the late Robin Williams, catch a concert and watch a dance performance this weekend in Fairfield County.
Honor the late Robin Williams, catch a concert and watch a dance performance this weekend in Fairfield County. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Honor the late Robin Williams, catch a concert and watch a dance performance this weekend in Fairfield County.

1. Robin Williams Film Festival at the Westport Library at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15; at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17

Westport Library pays tribute to the late actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter. At 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 will be a showing of "Good Morning, Vietnam." At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 will be a showing of "Dead Poets Society," and at 2 p.m. will be a showing of "Good Will Hunting." At 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 will be a showing of "Mrs. Doubtfire." Free. 20 Jesup Road.

2. Brightside Concert in Westport from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16

Influenced by singer/songwriter legends such as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Bob Marley, Clayton Joseph Scott delivers a positive message and urges his listeners to dance with purpose. Free. 40 Jesup Road. 

3. Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17 

Enjoy the jazzy, swinging sounds of this band, which will transport you back to the 20s and 30s in style. Lawn, an on-site concession, will be open. Picnics are welcome. Rain or shine. Free. 40 Jesup Road.

4. Franklin Street Works presents, "Not Ordered In Not Resembling," in Stamford at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15

This 40-minute dance performance piece is choreographed by Jen McGinn and iele paloumpis, two Brooklyn-based choreographers. Originally performed on Saturday, June 28, during ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown, the 40-minute performance provides a landscape for movement, revealing individual and collective experiences. Free. 41 Franklin St.

I'm sure we missed some great events. Let us know where you'll be heading this weekend and why in the comments below. Want to see your event here?

@suzannesamin

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