Concert, sandcastle contest, and movie at Darien's Weed Beach Wednesday

The last youth commission-sponsored Weed Beach concert will be Wednesday, June 28 featuring Dre Towey. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic dinner or buy dinner at “Uncle’s By the Shore,” grab a blanket, the beach chairs and come enjoy the evening at one of Darien’s finest parks. Show time is 6:30 for all concerts. The cost is $4 per person or $10 per family. Beach stickers are not required to attend these events; glass containers are not permitted on the beach. Following is a schedule of performances:

On June 28, the concert will be preceded by the 11th annual Sand Castle Building Contest! The contest is free and begins at 4 p.m. Following the concert, the Youth Commission/Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring their annual movie at the beach! The feature film this year is “The Secret Life of Pets.” Showtime is at 8:30.

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