Celebrate Family, Friends, and Love in Ridgefield this Month

As we all know, February is a great month to celebrate love… love for your family, friends, pets, and your community! Come out and join us in attending some of Ridgefield’s top events this month. There’s something for everyone, you won’t want to miss it!

Around Town

Photo credit: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.

The Women’s Center Annual Hearts of Hope Breakfast
Fox Hill Inn, Brookfield
February 5th, 2020
The 12th Annual Hearts of Hope Breakfast will be held on February 5th to support the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury. Felicia Paduano will be honored with the Service Above Self Award for her tremendous support of the Women’s Center as a tireless volunteer and winner of the New England Patriots Foundation 2019 Myra Kraft Community MVP Award. The guest speaker this year is Amy Polacko of Ridgefield, who will share her story and talk about what empowered her to become an advocate against domestic abuse. Get your tickets here!

Compassionate Ridgefield Meeting
The Lounsbury House
February 6th, 2020
Come together to build a better Ridgefield! Compassionate Ridgefield will hold their next community meeting on Thursday, February 6th from 7pm-9pm at The Lounsbury House. All are invited to learn more about Compassionate Ridgefield. What to bring? Your ideas, creativity, and anyone you know who is interested in building a better Ridgefield!

Curator Tour: Weather Report
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
February 9th, 2020
Exhibitions Director Richard Klein will lead a tour of Weather Report, providing an in-depth overview of the works by 21 artists and delving into the process of organizing a cross-disciplinary exhibition on art and atmosphere.

Feed Your Body Calm/Wellness Education Series
Ridgefield Recreation Center
February 12th, 2020
Clinical Nutritionist and Nutritional Therapist Elizabeth Archibald, MPH,RDN will discuss ways to decrease stress and anxiety in your children and in yourself. You will learn how what to eat can affect mood, cognitive function, and energy. This is part of the Wellness Education Series and is free for Recreation Center members and $10 for non-members.

Votes for Women: “I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone”
Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center
February 16th, 2020
Join us for this free one-woman performance by and with Judith Kalaora, founder and artistic director of History At Play. Lucy Stone was the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree, a fierce abolitionist, and women’s rights activist. This performance is part of Ridgefield’s Votes for Women series, which explores the history of the women’s suffrage movement and celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

The Scott House Tour
Ridgefield Historical Society
February 23rd, 2020
Now is your chance to learn more about the Scott House with Ridgefield Historical Society. This month, join us for a special presentation with Dr. Darla Shaw, who will present her interpretation of Alice Paul, a leader in the woman suffrage movement and Ridgefield resident.

For Valentine’s Day

Photo credit: Saltana Cave Himalayan Salt Spa.

Lifehouse – 2020 Valentine’s Day Fundraiser
The Ridgefield Playhouse
February 14th, 2020
Join us for a Valentine’s Day Fundraiser with Lifehouse, champagne and desserts will be available for each ticket holder and live auction items will include: $5,000 gift certificate to design a custom piece of jewelry, courtesy of Addessi Jewelers; “Me Time” Package, courtesy of Adam Broderick Salon & Spa; and Date Night package, a night out with a BMW and personal driver that includes dinner for two at Bernard’s and tickets to a show of your choice at The Ridgefield Playhouse, courtesy of BMW of Ridgefield.

Valentine’s Day Prix Fix Dinner at Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar
Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar
February 14th, 2020
The cold winter months are full of warmth, beauty, creativity, and deliciousness at Bernard’s and Sarah’s Wine Bar! Join us for a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner along with Pianist Hank Milligan and Bob Curiano on Guitar. Sarah’s Wine Bar will be taking reservations for all party sizes and serving regular menu plus lots of wonderful specials!

Triple Play for Valentine’s Day
Brick House Wood Fired Pizza Kitchen & Bar
February 14th, 2020
Enjoy live music while dining at Brick House Wood Fired Pizza Kitchen & Bar with Rio Sorrentino, Riva Jean, Fine Lines Duo, and Special Guest Nick Arne. This Triple Play show starts at 8:00pm, don’t miss it!

Date Night at FitGuana
February 14th, 2020
Start your Valentine’s Day Date Night off the right way! Bring your fitness partner, significant other, or friend to FitGuana’s Valentine’s Day themed workout. A fun and high energy partner workout is exactly what you two need before your dinner or movie date!

Ring In February With Love
Saltana Cave Himalayan Salt Spa
February 15th, 2020
Join Anna for an evening of immersion into sound, relaxation, rejuvenation, and peace in the Himalayan Salt Cave. The salt cave offers saturated air is rich in many natural mineral elements such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, iodine, providing you with relief from many respiratory ailments. Join sound healing instructor, Anna, who will be playing Crystal Singing Bowls, Native American Medicine Drum, Koshi Chimes.

Hair Raiser with Sparklicious for the Ella Jewell Foundation
Whip Salon
February 9th, 2020
Join the Whip Squad and Sparkle Team for mother daughter blow outs, #whippersnapper haircuts for the kids, and temporary pink hair color for Valentines Day. Have your services while enjoying a Shirley Temple and shopping at a sparkle boutique pop up that includes mother and daughter sparkly fun items like clothing, jewelry and more! 10% of all proceeds will benefit the Ella Jewell Foundation, a local non-profit charity that donates to research for childhood bone marrow failure disorders.

At the Theater

SPHERE of Stars Ridgefield Playhouse
Photo credit: SPHERE of Stars

The Sixties Show
The Ridgefield Playhouse
February 1st, 2020
Celebrate the most influential decade of our time with The Sixties Show, the Greatest 1960s Musical Re-Creation Show in the World! This night of nostalgia features the sights and sounds of the decade – in addition to the concert experience, the show is also powerfully dramatized by a combination of narration and ‘60s archival audio and newsreel footage.

ACT of Connecticut Theater
Starts February 8th, 2020
When a group of homeless children are found squatting in an abandoned church that is being readied for demolition, parables from the New Testament spring to life and spread a message of love and light. With songs like “Day By Day”, “By My Side”, and “All Good Gifts”, you will not want to miss this magical and touching production!

SPHERE of Stars
The Ridgefield Playhouse
February 9th, 2020
Join SPHERE by being part of a unique opportunity to celebrate the passion found in dance and music paired with true community spirit. This special performance is made possible by SPHERE’s partnership with the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance along with many special local businesses and organizations. Every act will feature SPHERE members dancing, singing and performing alongside members of the community. It’s sure to be the most feel-good, joyful performance of the year!

The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute to the Beatles
The Ridgefield Playhouse
February 12th, 2020
The Fab Four performs uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude” that will make you think you are watching the real thing!

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra – Soiree, featuring Conrad Tao
The Ridgefield Playhouse
February 22nd, 2020
The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra performs Igor Stranvinsky’s “Octet”, Francis Poulenc’s “Sinfornietta” and George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”, featuring acclaimed soloist Conrad Tao, all under the direction of Maestro Yuga Cohler. Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times.


For a complete list of events happening in Ridgefield this month, go to our Events Calendar!
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