NEW CANAAN, CONN. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in New Canaan this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Aug. 26
New work by artist Tauba Auerbach will be on view at The Glass House as part of Night (1947 -2015): 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. An exhibition features work of New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach for Night (1947- 2015), a “sculptureinresidence” series presented on the Mies van der Rohe glass coffee table inside the Glass House. The physical form of the work resembles that of a gnomon, the vertical shadow-casting part of a sundial. $30 to $250. The Glass House, 199 Elm St., New Canaan.
New Canaan Summer Cross Country Series: 7 p.m. A series of short (5k maximum) races through the fields and trails of New Canaan's Waveny Park. $3; $2 for students. Waveny Park, New Canaan. Visit the website for more details.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
South End - Doug Allen Acoustic Show: 8:30 p.m. Listen to catchy hooks and the rich voice of Doug Allen, a Connecticut-based singer and songwriter. Free. South End, 36 Pine St., New Canaan. Visit the website for more details.
New works by artist E.V. Day at The Glass House: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. An exhibition features new work of artist E.V. Day’s will be on view in Da Monsta gallery. All tours of the Glass House will visit the exhibition so visitors can enjoy all aspects of this historic modernist icon set in a 49-acre curated country landscape; from one-hour guided tours to 2 ½-hour specialized tours focusing on art, architecture and landscape. $30 to $250. The Glass House, 199 Elm St., New Canaan..
Thursday, Aug. 29
Silvermine School of Art Faculty to Exhibit Plus a Special Exhibition in Memory of Barbara Rothenberg: 6:30 p.m. An exhibition of Barbara Rothenberg, an accomplished painter, collagist and printmaker whose work linked a deep appreciation for nature, an emotionally sensitive use of color and a continually shifting exploration of abstract forms. Free. Silvermine Arts Center - Sara Victoria Hall Auditorium, 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan. Visit the website for more details.