27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Monday, January 16th
The Ridgefield Playhouse
This annual tradition honors the memory of Dr. King and celebrates how that memory lives on in the good works of Ridgefielders today. This year’s ceremony honors Wendy Lionetti, who has served the community of Ridgefield – both officially and unofficially – for nearly 20 years, in the Town Assessor’s office, the First Selectman’s office and now as Town Clerk. Wendy volunteers her time and service to several community activities and organizations.
Yellow Rain: An Abstract Series
Opens January 19th
D.Colabella Fine Art Gallery
Join us for the newest exhibit at D.Colabella Fine Art Gallery, Natasha Karpinskaia’s Yellow Rain: An Abstract Series. Natasha Karpinskaia is a Russian-born artist, art historian, and educator. She has had numerous solo and group shows both nationally and internationally and her works are in many private and some corporate collections in the U.S. and Europe. She has been teaching courses in abstract painting, mixed media, printmaking, and art history at the Silvermine Guild of Art, Pyramid Atlantic in Washington, D.C., and other art centers and she was a professor of art history at the New York Academy of Art.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Visit the Museum for free the third Saturday of every month! Participate in a Story Time at 10:30am and an All Ages Discovery Tour at 1:00pm featuring new Aldrich Box: creating moments, guided by a Museum Educator. All ages welcome, registration required.
Music at the Mansion Featuring The Elyrica Trio
Saturday, January 28th
Music at the Mansion, an exciting new collaboration between Lounsbury House and the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, premiers with a performance by the Elyrica Trio. This exceptional trio of musicians features violinist Deborah Wong, cellist Robert La Rue, and RSO principal harpist Wendy Kerner. Doors open at 5:00pm for wine & hors d’oeuvres and the concert begins at 5:45pm.