Ridgefield in October is full dazzling color and culture. Many of our favorite annual events are still happening in Ridgefield this fall, including the Keeler Tavern Museum’s Scarecrow Contest, Ridgefield Independent Film Festival, and Ridgefield’s Love Your Library Weekend. Take a look at how you can get the full Ridgefield experience this month, and for a full list of events take a look at our Events Calendar.
ARTalk Portraits and Healing with Artist Rudy Shepherd
October 1, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Hosted by by the Aldrich Museum, the Ridgefield Guild of Artists and The Ridgefield Library
Join artist Rudy Shepherd in a virtual talk about the nature of evil and healing in his paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Shepherd will talk about complex grey areas which exist between innocence and guilt as well as victims and criminals through his Portrait series, including watercolor portraits of people such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others. Rudy Shepherd: Somebody’s Child is on view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum through Sunday, November 29, 2020.
2020 Virtual SafeWalk
Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4, 2020
Hosted by The Women’s Center
This year, the Women’s Center SafeWalk will be VIRTUAL so you can walk, run, bike or even hopscotch your way through a 4K any time the weekend of October 2nd – 4th. The SafeWalk unites the community in the mission to end domestic violence and raise much needed funds to support our programs. Register online to support the Women’s Center!
On the Wall Book Sale
Friday, October 2nd & Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
@ Ridgefield Library
Stop by the Library Lawn for the special On the Wall Book Sales on Friday from 2pm to 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Selected items for sale in front of the Main Street entrance to the Library – fiction, mysteries, trade paperbacks, children’s books, and more.