After Dark: Coffeehouse-Style Concerts, Benefits, Galas, Etc.
Toni Awards Gala, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Anthony’s Ocean View, 450 Lighthouse Rd., New Haven. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 124th season with a fundraising gala highlighting the work of New Haven Mayor Toni Harp and Connecticut State Representative Toni Walker, whose efforts in supporting the arts and specifically the New Haven Symphony have broadened the impact of the orchestra and helped to stabilize its financial future. Tickets $150. Info: NewHavenSymphony.org/Gala or call 203-865-0831 ext. 18.
Winter Wine Event, Feb. 11, 2 to 4 p.m., Max Wine and Spirits, 40 Mill Plain Rd., Danbury. Proceeds from this event will go to support student success at WestConn by funding scholarships and helping talented students with limited means participate in out-of-classroom opportunities. Tickets $30. Info: alumni.wcsu.edu/wine.
Give Your Heart to Project Music, Feb. 11, 3-5 p.m., First United Methodist Church 42 Cross Rd., Stamford. The Joyce DiCamillo Trio will perform. Proceeds will benefit Project Music. Tickets $35 online and $45 at the door. Info: goo.gl/XC4kmi
Valentine’s Day Gala, Feb. 14, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Dance the night away with your sweetheart as the First Ladies of Disco perform. Tickets $75. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Roar with Laughter, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m., Rolling Hill Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt St., Wilton. Johnny Lampert will perform his comedy routine at the fundraising gala for the Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue. Tickets $175. Info: 501auctions.com/ROARwithLaughter.
Hair Ball 2018, March 10, 7 p.m., Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield. Whip Salon and Sparkle Events are hosting a fund-raiser for the arts that includes music, dancing, live beauty demonstrations and more. Participants are asked to sport creative hairstyles and attire, including wigs, costumes to ball gowns to cocktail dresses and suits to black tie. Tickets $100-$150. Info: whip.ticketleap.com/hairball2018/.
Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $25 at TreehouseComedy.com or 203-268-5857.
Luc’s Cafe-Restaurant, 3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield: “Cafe Musette” featuring Larry Urbon, guitarist. French songs, gypsy swing Mon. and Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m., info: cafemusette.com
Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or bernardsridgefield.com: Live music: Fri., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sat., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sun. brunch, piano, 12-3 (1st Sun./month, Young Musicians).
Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Ave., Bethel; notekitchen.com, 203-917-3411.
Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Rd., Fairfield, oldposttavern.com, 203-292-8631; live music Fri. and Sat., 10 p.m.
Daryl’s House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.; darylshouseclub.com or 845-289-0185.
Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.; thecapitoltheatre.com, 914-937-4126. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
* Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y.; box office, 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com: Wed., Thurs. and some Fri. matinees, lunch 11:30, show 1 p.m., Thurs., Fri., Sat. dinner 6:30, show 8, Sun. lunch noon, show 1:30, Sun. dinner 5:30, show 7; $56-$84.