27 Sep Springsteen art show and other things to do in Greenwich
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Bruce reopens with Brushwork exhibit
The Bruce Museum will reopen Saturday with free admission to all visitors through Jan. 31 while the main gallery spaces are renovated. New on display in the Bantle Lecture Gallery will be “Contemporary Artists/Traditional Forms: Chinese Brushwork.” The exhibit, which will run through Dec. 8, features the U.S. debut of 15 pieces of contemporary Chinese Brushwork gifted to the Town of Greenwich as part of the 2019 U.S.-China Art and Culture Exchange. The exhibition introduces visitors to the basic tools and concepts that inform these works of art and presents these pieces in their historical and present-day contexts. During the renovation phase, the Permanent Science Gallery will remain open, as will the Bantle Lecture Gallery, Education Workshop, and Museum Store. The galleries will reopen Feb. 1, with the installation of major new art and science exhibitions. Visit BruceMuseum.org for more information.
The Greenwich Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. into the fall in the Arch Street commuter lot. Enjoy fresh Connecticut-grown produce all season. Over a dozen farm vendors will be in attendance. The parking lot at Arch Street and Horseneck Lane is off Exit 3 of I-95. For more information, visit www.greenwichfarmersmarketct.com/.
Cocktails & Comedy
There will be a cocktails and comedy fundraiser to venefit The Undies Project from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at St. Catherine of Siena in Riverside. To purchase tickets and for more info, visit e.givesmart.com/events/dWy/.
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra opens season
The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will feature five concerts during its 62nd season, beginning with concers at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday. The opening concerts will feature Bartok, Divertimento for Strings; Dittersdorf, Concerto for Harp, with Barbara Allen on harp; Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 2, with Edita Orlinyte on violin; and Debussy, Iberia. Concerts are at the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center, 10 Hillside Road. Tickets are $40 per person, $10 students. For more information, call 203-869-2664 or visit www.greenwichsymphony.org.
Puttin’ on the Dog
“Puttin’ On The Dog,” the popular annual fundraising event for Armonk-based Adopt-A-Dog, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich. Dogs and cats will be available adoption that day. The event will also feature a silent auction, children’s activities, pet demonstrations, vendors and food trucks as well as canine competitions. Dogs are welcome, as well as people of all ages. For more information about the organization, visit adopt-a-dog.org, call 914-273-1674 or email [email protected]
Springsteen at Seventy
The C. Parker Gallery presents “Growin’ Up — Bruce Springsteen at 70,” a 70th birthday celebration featuring rare photographs, artwork, gold records and signed memorabilia showcasing The Boss. The exhibit will run through Sunday at the gallery at 409 Greenwich Ave. Highlights include rare unpublished 1972 to 1975 photographs from Bruce’s earliest days performing in the Philadelphia area from the late Phil Ceccola. Debra Rothenberg, author of “Bruce Springsteen In Focus 1980 — 2012,” will showcase her photographs. Free. All works are available for purchase. To learn more, visit www.cparkergallery.com.
Archery open shoot
The Cos Cob Archers will hold an Open Shoot from 8 a.m. to 1 p..m. Sunday as they open their club to the public and invite all to attend. Open Shoots are held once a month, generally on the last Sunday of each month; bad weather cancels. The club provides loaner compound bows, arrows and instruction for beginners. The cost — $20 for…