This Weekend: Concerts, plays and more

Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice runs March 7-17 as part of the Valley Shakespeare Festival at 415 Howe Ave., Shelton. Tickets are $10-$35. For more information, visit vsfestival.org.

Xeno & Oaklander

Xeno & Oaklander will perform on March 7 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.

Tab Benoit

Tab Benoit

Tab Benoit will perform on March 7 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $45. For more information, vist fairfieldtheatre.org.

Evening of One Acts

An Evening of One Acts will run March 8-30 at the Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield. Eight original, unpublished short plays will be performed. Tickets are $28-$35. For more information, visit ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org.

Fly Fishing

The Fly Fishing Film Tour will be held on March 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, Newtown. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit flyfilmtour.com.


The Revolutionists

The Revolutionists will be performed on March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. This free reading celebrates International Women’s Day. Dress for Success of Mid-Fairfield County will be collecting donations of gently used professional attire through March 8 in the Playhouse lobby. Reservations required. For more information, email rsvp@westportplayhouse.org.

Gangstagrass

Gangstagrass will perform on March 8 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $22. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.

Dave Reilly

Dave Reilly will perform on March 8 at 8 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. Tickets are $35-$65. For more information, visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Emergence

The Emergence exhibit runs March 9 through May 5 at the Kershner Gallery in the Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield. The artwork of Ralph Levesque, Kristin Merrill, and William Scully will be on display. For more information, visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.

Artful Visage

Artful Visage will be on display March 9 through June 1 at the Rockwell Gallery, Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton. Art by Bobbi Eike Mullen will be on display. For more information, call 203-762-8311.

Irish dinner

The corned beef and cabbage dinner will be on March 9 at 5 p.m. at the United Church of Christ-Devon, 30 Ormond St., Milford. Live Irish music will be presented by The Hibernians. All proceeds benefit work of the church. Tickets $14. Reservations are required. For more information, call 203-874-6422.

Elton John

Elton John by Captain Fantastic will be on March 9 at 5 and 8:15 p.m. at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Tickets are $46. For more information, visit dtcab.com.

Playing For Paws

The Playing for Paws Animal Rescue Fund-raiser is on March 9 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon Street, Stratford. Tickets are $43.34. For more information, visit eventbrite.com.

Violin

American Violin Sonatas will be performed on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Danbury Music Centre, 256 Main Street, Danbury. Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, visit danburymusiccentre.org.

Ivy League of Comedy

The Ivy League of Comedy will perform on March 9 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $35. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.

Countess and Friends

Countess and Friends is on March 9, 8 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. The event will be led by an original cast member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York, Luann de Lesseps. Tickets are $60-$90. For more information, visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Little Secret

Melissa Etheridge tribute — Little Secret will perform on March 9 at 8 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. Tickets are $18-$33. For more information, visit BijouTheatreCT.com.

Path to Jupiter

The Path to Jupiter will be performed on March 9 at 8 p.m. and on March 10 at 3 p.m. at the Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit stamfordsymphony.org.

Dana Fuchs Band

The Dana Fuchs Band will perform on March 9 at 8 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield. Tickets are $35. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.

Sleeping Beauty

The Bolshoi Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty will be screened on March 10 at 2 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

MLK Celebration

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held on March 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. The keynote speaker is James Forman Jr. The event is free. For more information, visit westportplayhouse.org or westportlibrary.org.

Quartet

Cuartetango String Quartet will perform on March 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium, 101 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. The concert is free. Registration required. For more information, visit greenwichlibrary.org.

Adam Ezra Group

The Adam Ezra Group will perform on March 10 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $22. For more information, visit fairfieldtheatre.org.