Exhibition, arts

fest at Silvermine

Silvermine Arts Center presents a Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition through Sept. 17.

The exhibit showcases the current works of the distinguished artist/teachers of the Silvermine School of Art. All artwork is available for purchase. Call 203-966-9700, ext. 2, or visit www.silvermineart.org.

There will be an arts fest Saturday, Sept. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. This will be the first Silvermine Arts Fest and the inauguration of the Sculpture Walk. It includes flash concerts by New York City-based Asphalt Orchestra, and Liz Joyce presenting her Punch and Judy, plus a pottery sale and hands-on art activities for all ages with the Silvermine School of Art Faculty.

There will also be a special one day showing of The Dancer Films, directed by Judy Dennis, based on Jules Feiffer's dancer cartoons.

Auditions at

arts center

The Darien Arts Center is holding auditions for a Darien Players production of "The Case of the Curious Condiment," written by Jack Rushen and directed by Tom Rushen.

Audition dates are Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Darien Arts Center Visual Arts Studio and Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Darien Arts Center Visual Arts Studio. The Darien Arts Center is at 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, behind the town hall. The Visual Arts Studio is across from the main arts center doors.

More Information

Fact box

Performance dates are Nov. 4 to 19, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. For excerpts from the script, contact the director at ZenRipple@yahoo.com. For more information, call 203-655-8683.

Kimberly Dawn at Handwright

Handwright Gallery and Framing presents "Texture in Motion," new paintings by artist Kimberly Dawn.

Handwright Gallery is at 93 Main St., New Canaan. Call 203-966-7660 or visit handwrightgallery.com. Open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ,and by appointment.

Concert series

in its 64th Year

Wilton Candlelight Concerts' 64th season of chamber music will open on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. with a recital of Mozart and Schumann performed by Richard Goode. This is the first of a four concert series sponsored by Candlelight Concerts, an independent, nonprofit organization based in Wilton.

Season tickets for the Candlelight series start at $90, ($75 for seniors), and tickets to individual performances are $25.

For tickets and more information on the series, visit wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org; or call 203-762-3401.