Rick’s Picks: Upcoming Events in August

Rick’s Picks: Upcoming Events in August

Outdoor Activities

St. Matthew’s Summer Carnival August 1, 2, & 3

There is no better way to celebrate summer than at a family-friendly carnival with games, great food, fun dessert, and a mix of thrill & chill rides for kids of all ages. Purchase a $25 bracelet for the day and ride as many rides for as many times as you please!

Alive@5 Outdoor Concert Series August 1 & 8

21 or older and looking for great music, food, and dancing? Checkout this outdoor concert series in downtown Stamford with live music from national and regional headliners!

Westport Farmers’ Market August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 

From 10a.m. – 2p.m. on Thursdays, the Westport Farmers’ Market provides fresh, locally grown, healthy food from over 40 different vendors. Choose a snack and enjoy it near the beautiful Saugatuck River! 

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes August 10

Believe that it’s the summer of 1920, and Westport has just lured New York’s most captivating couple to its coast. Head down to the Westport Historical Society with a water bottle and comfortable shoes to participate in a 2 hour walk in beautiful Westport, CT. 


FTC’s Donavan Frankenreiter August 14

The Fairfield Theatre Company is hosting easygoing & laid back, singer-songwriter Donavan Frankenreiter on August 14. Doors open at 7p.m. for a 7:45p.m. show full of surf vibes, folk, & 70s rock music.

Fairfield Comedy Club Every Friday & Saturday

The Fairfield Comedy Club delivers top comedy content to The Circle every Friday and Saturday. Checkout a few of our future guests:

Frank Liotti (August 3), who has appeared on HBO’s High Maintenance and on Fox-TV’s Blue Bloods, Gotham, and Law and Order SVU, just to name a few. Every festival he has entered to date, including the Los Angeles Comedy Festival and Boston Comedy Festival, he has been a finalist in.

Matt Richards (August 10), the host of the online trivia game, HQ, is coming back to Fairfield. He has appeared on CBS’s 2 Broke Girls,  Netflix’s “It’s Bruno,” and as a writer/producer for Snoop Dogg’s Jokers Wild.