August may be coming to an end, but summer's definitely not over yet. Take advantage of these last few days to plan a picnic, attend a concert or see the latest blockbuster in town. Here are five ways to spend the remainder of your dog days in New Canaan.
Make a reservation for the first-ever . Beginning Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 3, dozens of local restaurants will be offering special prix fixed menus with diverse options at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Participating restaurants include , , , , , , , , , , , and Tuscan.
Enjoy the last evening of this year's Waveny Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, Aug. 31 with Fairfield Counts Big Band at . Pack up a picnic, some lawn chairs and a bottle of wine and sprawl out behind the mansion for a relaxing end to your hump day.
Grab some popcorn and enjoy a flick on the big screen at the newly renovated . The 1928 with surround sound, new screens and a digital projection system in addition to online ticketing, new seating and several other improvements over the past year. With hurricane season upon us, this is the perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon.
Head out to Sheffield Island for one of the . On select Thursday evenings through Sept. 22, the Seaport Ferry carries hundreds of passengers to the Sheffield Island Lighthouse for a true New England dining experience. For $58-$78 per person (depending on chosen entree), guests can dine under the festive pavilion, take a tour of the lighthouse and enjoy a roundtrip sunset cruise. Contact the Norwalk Seaport Association to make your reservation.
Get your dancing shoes on for a night at . The Stamford restaurant is located on the water's edge, making it the perfect setting for a picturesque early evening dinner followed by drinks and dancing outdoors. From Thursday-Sunday, bands perform live for up to 5 hours each night. Don't wait til the season's over—meet a few friends and dance the night away before the last performance on Sunday, Sept. 4.