5 Things to Do This Weekend in Westchester and Connecticut

Friday, July 19, experience what it was like to be a guest of theCaramoor Center‘s founders, the Rosen family; attend their grand summer soirée complete with cocktails, an elegant al fresco dinner & an Amphion String Quartet concert in the courtyard.

Batten down the hatches–pirates land on Sheffield Island for theNorwalk Seaport Assn.’s pirate weekend (through July 21), complete with sea chanteys, sword fighting & cannon fire demonstrations. Event is free, excepting cost of ferry tickets.

The who’s who of the Jazz world are in Kent this summer teaching at the Litchfield Jazz Camp atKent School–Don’t miss your chance to hear them play most weeknights from July 8-August 7from 7-8:30 PM. The best part? All concerts are free.

Ridgefield‘s Bailey Ave. & a section of Main St. becomes a bustling marketplace this July 20 for the Annual Summerfest, featuring over 100 vendor booths, music, food, cultural attractions & the Chair-ish Ridgefield auction. Rain or shine,10 AM-4 PM.

Show community spirit at the 2nd annual Wilton Street Fair, Sat. July 20, 10 AM-4 PM. Retailers, restaurateurs, crafters & local organizations will gather at the heart of Wilton Center for summer fun, including carnival games, face painting, balloon animals, music & more!