Looking to escape football this weekend? Or, maybe, you're looking for something to keep you busy until Sunday's Super Bowl kick-off. Don't worry, here's a list of things to do in Fairfield:
Start the weekend with a tune or two by the Christopher Robin Band on Friday night at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. The show starts at 7:45 p.m. and tickets are $25. Call 203-259-1036 or visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org
Stock up on fresh, free-range eggs, produce, artisan bread and more at the Winter Farmers Market at the Greenfield Hill Grange, 1873 Hillside Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 203-913-5055.
Step on over for the first SHU Dance Company Showcase at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center, 5151 Park Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. Visit www.edgertoncenter.org or call 203-371-7908 for more information.
Be there Saturday at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., when Barbara Mariconda launches her newest novel, "Bird with the Heart of a Mountain," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The free event features a dance performance by Leslie Roybal of Flamenco Vivo, and signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. For more information, call 203-259-0346, ext. 15, or visit www.pequotlibrary.org
It's time to "Pack the POD" at Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road. Help fill the storage unit on the church's front lawn with non-perishable food item from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. All donations will be given to Operation Hope and St. Stephen's Food Pantry. Call 203-536-0949.