Culture and Laughs for a Good Cause In & Around New Canaan

Hey New Canaan, the weekend starts off warm enough at 70 degrees, but there's a 90-percent chance of rain Friday. On Saturday, temperatures reach a mostly sunny 64 but there's no rain predicted. Sunday, however, drops all the way down to a partly cloudy 49, according to Weather.com.

Check out the November Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in neighboring Darien this week, kicking off Friday at 9:30 a.m. Nick Savides, of Brooklyn, NY, presenting his award-winning realist paintings in an exhibit titled Nick Savides:
Contemplating Time, Light and Place.
In neighboring Stamford Friday, the Loft Artists Association is holding its first Open Studios at 6 p.m. at its new location. If you're not free Friday—or just need more art in your life—check out the Sunday debut of Sarah Hood Salomon's exhibit at the New Canaan Library, titled Unopened Drawers, starting at 3 p.m.

If you're not through with Halloween by Friday, head to Stamford's Rodizio Grill for the Day After Halloween Party. From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., a $30 entry fee gets you two Rodizio signature cocktails, complimentary appetizers and festive music by DJ Spin. Come in costume to win prizes.

At the Westport Country Club, Wayne Brady will be performing Stand Up for Homes with Hope Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Paul Reiser comes to Stamford's Palace Theater for a night of comedy to benefit Mikey's Way, a non-proft organization that helps fight childhood cancer. Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Traveling on I-95? Concerned about traffic? Here are links to the Connnecticut Department of Transportation traffic cams (“SB” means southbound; “NB” means northbound):

CCTV #2 Greenwich SB north of Exit 2 -- north of Delavan Ave.
CCTV #3 Greenwich SB north of Exit 2 -- south of Field Pt. Rd. on-ramp
CCTV #4 Greenwich NB Exit 3 -- Arch St
CCTV #5 Greenwich SB north of Exit 3 -- north of Davis Ave.
CCTV #6 Greenwich NB Exit 4 -- Indian Field Rd.
CCTV #8 Greenwich SB south of Exit 5 - Riverside Ave.
CCTV #10 Greenwich SB south of Exit 6 -- Laddins Rock Rd.
CCTV #13 Stamford SB Exit 8 -- Elm St.
CCTV #14 Stamford NB south of Exit 9 -- Lockwood Ave.
CCTV #16 Darien SB north of Exit 9 -- Darien Service Plaza
CCTV #20 Darien NB Exit 12 -- Tokeneke Rd.
CCTV #21 Darien NB south of Exit 13 -- Darien Service Plaza
CCTV #22 Darien SB Exit 13 -- Rt. 1 (Boston Post Rd.)
CCTV #26 Norwalk SB Exit 15 -- Stuart Ave.
CCTV #27 Norwalk Rt 7 south of Exit 1 -- Connecticut Ave.
CCTV #28 Norwalk NB Exit 15 -- Rt. 7
CCTV #29 Norwalk SB Exit 16 -- East Ave.
CCTV #30 Norwalk NB south of Exit 16 -- south of Saugatuck Ave.


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