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Monday thru Friday Happenings Aug. 13-17th

We’re back with a new week of events for you Stamford! So much going on around the city this Monday thru Friday we had to stop ourselves from listing them all!
This is by no means is this a complete list of everything going on around town. Call it a “sampling of fun stuff.” Who knows, you may discover something new!
Let’s get to it…here’s what we’ve found for you and remember, weather can change some of these listings so be sure to call ahead. Btw, many are FREE!
Monday August 13th:
Stamford Museum & Nature Center: Hecksher Farm Animal Meet and Greet! 2:30-3pm. Weekly event that features a different animal group each week. Kid friendly. Click Here for Info
Roasted Sandwich Co.: Monday Night Fun Run with 6:30:pm start time. (Weekly event) 3, 4 And 5 mile options. Click Here for Info
Harbor Point: Revolution Fitness in Commons Park at 6:15pm. High intensity workout every Monday night. Click Here for Info
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Tuesday August 14th:
Government Center: Stamford Alive Morning Networking & Referral Group–weekly Tuesday business event hosted by BNI Alive. 7:45am, free event. B2B, B2C, sales and bus. professionals looking to meet like minded folks. See event page for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/173245019959936/
Ferguson Library Main Branch–Two events:
Mindfulness and Meditation (adults) Third floor, 1-2pm. Click Here for Info
Brunch Bunch Club (grades 2 & 3):  Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight by Wendy Mass, refreshments served, registration required. Click Here for Info
Crab Shell: Tiki Tuesday w/ Captain John’s Tiki Tours and Rentals. Take a tour of Stamford Harbor and see part of our coastline in a whole new way! $25 per person, 4:30pm. Please see event page for all the info and tickets: Click Here for Info
Harbor Point–Two events:
Zumba with Chelsea Piers on the Boardwalk. Join Christina Rabasco for this FREE weekly event at 7pm every Tuesday night. Click Here for Info
Harbor Point Dog Park: Dog training w/Wagmore at 6:30pm. Free weekly event. Click Here for Info
Mill River Park: BollyFit w/Jayshree Srikanthr (FREE weekly event) at 7pm! Click Here for Info
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Wednesday August 15th:
Women’s Business Development Council: Preparing to Fund Your Start-up. 12:30pm, Free class with Financial Education Consultant Samantha Cross. Pre-register by Tuesday Aug. 14th and get a pre-recored webinar on how to be credit-ready. For registration and info on this and many other great events: Click Here for Info
Stamford Toys: FREE Make & Take Playdate Kid friendly event 4-6pm! Click Here for Info
Sign of the Whale: Wednesday Night Pub Run (FREE event) begins at 6:30pm. 3, 4 and 5 mile options and you can find the maps and more info here: Click Here for Info
Harbor Point Dog Park: Yappy Hour at 6:30pm! Bring your four legged family member to this FREE event sponsored by Bull’s Head Pet Hospital. For info: Click Here for Info
Mill River Park: Afro Flow Yoga on the grand steps. (weekly event) Free to join in the fun! 7pm. Click Here for Info
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Thursday August 16th:
Fairgate Farm: Farmers Market every Thursday thru October 12pm-6pm. http://fairgatefarm.com/events-calendar/
Women’s Business Development Council: Optiminzing Instagram for Your Small Business. Free class with Linda Kavanagh founder of MaxEX Public Relations, 5:30-7:30pm. Info and registration: Click Here for Info
Bartlett Arboretum: Yappy Hour at the “Barklett” Enjoy brews and bites with your four legged friends. ($10 donation welcome). See site for all the details: Click Here for Info
Avon Theater & Film Center: Cult Classics Presents OFFICE SPACE! 8:30pm (leave your red stapler at home) Click Here for Info
Metropolitan Dance Center: Newcomer Waltz/Tango/Foxtrot class! $15 begins at 8pm. Click Here for Info
Harbor Point Commons Park: Crossfit w/Carozza Fitness every Thursday thru Aug. 30th from 7-8pm. FREE! Click Here for Info
Friday August 17th:
Harbor Point: Latin Dancing Commons Park at 5pm. FREE weekly event w/Vuk! Beginners to advanced, all welcome. Click Here for Info
Stamford Museum and Nature Center: Astronomy Nights: Introduction to Star Gazing. Begins at 7:30pm, presentation by Tony Faddoul going on rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting and you can call ahead for weather updates: 203-977-6537. http://www.stamfordmuseum.org/
Stamford Town Center: Music on the Plaza series presents Anthony Fuscaldo playing LIVE from 6-8pm! https://www.shopstamfordtowncenter.com/events/directory
Mill River Park: Movies in the Park Night presents Wonder Woman! Hosted by MC J Hype and music by our friend Dancin’ Mark, event begins at 6pm, is both free and family friendly! Click Here for Info
Metropolitan Dance Center: Learn to dance the Peabody! Beginner/Intermediate class only $15 per person, starts at 8pm. Click Here for Info
Stamford History Center: For something different, why not go up and visit the Hoyt-Barnum House?! Learn about life in Stamford in the 1600’s in The oldest house in the city. Recently restored to what it looked like when it was built in 1699, this is the perfect way to Keep it Local! Tours available Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. For info on tours and more: http://stamfordhistory.org/the-hoyt-barnum-house/visit-a-stamford-home-built-in-1699/
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I hope this gives you some different ideas of how to enjoy our fair city. Right now, the plan is to do a list like this every week…continuing to mix it up a bit with finds for all ages from kids to adults and in between.
I post these lists every week, breaking them up into two posts:  Monday thru Friday and Saturday/Sunday. So make sure to sign up for our email list to get our posts as soon as we hit the magic “publish” button!
It takes a lot of time to put this together. If you like what I’m doing here, please encourage your favorite venues to advertise here on WOTM. We’ve been up and running for over 7 years and want to continue to do so. Encouragement from our followers is why we’re still here and for that I am truly thankful.
I close this as I always do…Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!
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Friday Night Happenings

Welcome to Friday Night Stamford! We have some happenings for you to get you out and about tonight. Rain is in the forecast for later so if you have questions if an event is still happening, be sure to call ahead…starting with LIVE music tonight…here we go:

The Beer Garden: Fake ID playing LIVE at 7pm!

Stamford Diner: LIVE music with Lit Bit of Jazz at 7pm in the Greenwich Lounge!

Crab Shell: The Fantastics LIVE at the Shack starting at 7:30pm!

Ponus Yacht Club: Otis and the Hurricanes LIVE at 7:30pm

Tiernan’s: Happy Sally LIVE at 10pm!

Bartaco: Music with Frustro tonight!

Bradfords: RyFy gets you moving upstairs tonight!

Sign of the Whale: Rooftop is open but even if it rains, good times downstairs as well!

Ok guys that’s a pretty good list we have here. Go Forth… Have fun, Be Safe and Keep it Local Stamford!

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It’s a Steamy Saturday Night Stamford!

It’s Saturday Night Stamford and we have some places for you to head out to. Going to be a hot and steamy one but that’s what cold drinks are for right?

Tonight we start with the DJs, head to the LIVE music and then a little IFC Fight w/Hookah (oh Stamford)…so let’s go…

Kashi: DJ Erik Esquire gets you moving all night long tonight!

Bartaco: Enjem is in the house!

Bradfords: RyFy is BACK tonight!

Tiernans: Our friends Sugar Bear are performing tonight at 10pm! Awesome people, awesome music!!

Flinders Lane: LIVE music with MOJO tonight starting at 9:30pm!

Crab Shell: Hedtrip LIVE at the Shack starting at 7:30pm!

Mystique: UFC Fight airing LIVE tonight! Plus, music by  DJ Dice and Hookah on the patio!

There you go guys. Just a few ideas to get you out and about this fine Saturday evening. We close as we always do…Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!


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Saturday Stamford Night Happenings

Quick Saturday Night Happenings List for You Tonight…make sure to use #wotm (or better yet ADVERTISE) or get left off the list. Remember, if I don’t see it, I don’t post it. Here we go:

Kashi: DJ Erik Esquire is BACK tonight to get you moving!

Mystique: House, HipHop and 90’s w/ DJ Dice and hosted by Alan V!

Bartaco: Paul Spirit has the beats tonight!

Bradfords: RyFy is upstairs tonight for your dancing pleasure!

Crab Shell: Dirty Water Dogs LIVE tonight at 7:30pm! (call ahead to make now not rained out)

The Long Ridge Tavern: Gunsmoke LIVE at 8pm!

Judy’s Bar & Kitchen: Suburban Chaos LIVE tonight at 9pm!

Sign of the Whale: Always a party at the Whale! Music and Shark Week happenings tonight!

Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!


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Quick Thursday Night Happenings List Tonight

Welcome to Thursday Stamford! Need to do this list fast and early but have a few places away from downtown that you might be interested in checking out tonight, so let’s get to it…

Concerts on the Green (Fish Church): Tonight is the final night for this FREE outdoor LIVE concert series! Music starts at 7pm with George Matthew then rock out at 8pm with Merlin! (A personal  favorite of ours 🙂)

Crab Shell: LIVE music tonight with Off the Cuff at 7pm in the Shack!

Bareburger: CT Southern LIVE at 7pm!

John the Baker: Karaoke with Easy-E starts at 8pm tonight!

Caseys: Throwback Thursdays are back with Paulie C tonight!

Sign of the Whale: Two floors of happiness tonight…Shark Week shown on the TVs, special Shark Week cocktail (blood in the water lol) and DJ Peter Valis gets you moving tonight downstairs from 9pm til close!

Mystique: Alive at Five after party tonight!

Sorry  if I missed anyone but, there you go. Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!!!


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We Made it to Friday Stamford!

Its finally Friday Stamford and the weather is pretty gorgeous out there! We are posting our happenings list early tonight so we may miss a couple of things (apologies in advance) and sorry, no edits tonight. But we wanted to give you some ideas of where to go tonight…let’s get to it…

Tigin: Carlos Miller from The Last Hoorah, Acoustic solo gig from 5-8pm!

Crab Shell: LIVE music at the Shack tonight with Big Chief and the Midnight Groove at 7:30pm!

The Long Ridge Tavern: Kim and the Other Ones LIVE at 8pm!

1947 Lounge at Tawa: The Clams Casino LIVE at 9:30pm! Classic rock and cigar party.

Kashi Stamford: DJ Erik Esquire is back in the house tonight!

Bradfords: RyFy gets you moving upstairs tonight!

Bartaco: LIVE music late night tonight!

Ok guys sorry for the short list but this is all I saw posted so there ya’ go! Remember, if I don’t see it, I don’t post it. Make sure to use our hashtag #wotm or advertise with us to guarantee a spot on the list.

Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!


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It’s PERFECT Weather for Thursday Music Stamford!

Once again we are here to present to you alternatives to the downtown chaos (even though tonight’s lineup down there is pretty decent tonight)…downtown never needs our help on Summer Thursdays.

So we have rustled up some happenings from all around the city to get you out and about on this stunningly beautiful Thursday night! Here we go:

Crab Shell: Superhero is LIVE at the Shack tonight at 7pm!

Concerts on the Green (at the Fish Church): Tonight, grab your chairs or blankets and head to the front lawn of the Fish Church to hear Tatiana Lukvanova at 7pm followed by Keltic Kick at 8pm!

Fiddlers Green: LIVE alt/rock/metal music tonight w/Hose,an and Lakeshore! Music starts at 9pm and goes til close!

Caseys: Throwback Thursdays are BACK with the one and only  Paulie C!

John the Baker: Karaoke w/Easy-E is back tonight at 8pm! Sing out loud and proud!!

Sign of the Whale: Thursday night party on the rooftop! How incredible is this weather for a rooftop party by the water?!

Mystique Stamford: Alive at Five after party w/DJ Gruv!

Ok, so this should give you some ideas on where to head out. And venues, if I can’t find your events, how will your customers?! Be sure to use our #wotm hashtag or better yet, advertise on our site to guarantee a spot on the lists/posts! Help support WOTM as we have supported you.

Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!!!


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Saturday Night Is Finally Here Stamford!

Good evening Stamford! It’s officially Saturday night and while they are predicting storms later on, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on! Let’s get to where you are going tonight…please note, as of this post all events are on.

Mystique: Outdoor Terrace and Hookah Lounge w/ music by Dancin’ Mark at 10pm!

Bartaco: Teofilis is in the House!

Bradfords: RyFy gets you moving upstairs!

Tigin: The Last Hoorah is back LIVE at 10pm!

Fiddlers Green: LIVE music with Lakeshore and Hoseman! Music starts at 9pm.

Crab Shell: Old School is LIVE at the Shack tonight!

Flinders Lane: Free Flow is LIVE at 9:30!

Bar Zepoli: LIVE music with Jeff Colon at 9pm!

Ok guys there ya’ go! Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!!!

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Friday Night Happenings Are Here!

Happy Friday Stamford! Let’s get right to it tonight starting with LIVE music:

Crab Shell Restaurant: Bliss LIVE tonight at the Shack!

Ponus Yacht Club Inc.: LIVE music with the Killer Bees!

Flinders Lane Stamford: Music by Mojo is back LIVE!

Tiernans Bar: John James & Ken Coleman LIVE!

Kashi Stamford: DJ Erik Esquire is back in the house!

Bartaco (Stamford): Paul Spirit has the beats tonight!

Casey’s Tavern – Stamford: DJ Nate Slate brings Fresh Friday’s back tonight!

Bradford’s Grill: RYFY is upstairs tonight!

Ok that’s a decent list of ideas to get you out and about! Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!!


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It’s A Cooler Stamford Friday Night!

It’s Friday Stamford and we’re so happy to say that the heat wave is OVER! Once again it will be nice to hang out on one of the many awesome patios around Stamford, with a nice Summer drink in your hand.

We have some happenings for you to help get you motivated to go out tonight so let’s get to it! (Starting with a couple of early ones)

Crab Shell: The Fantastics are LIVE tonight at 7:30pm at the Shack!

Flinders Lane: The Jazz Jam session begins at 8pm!

Ponus Yacht Club: Mid-Life Crisis plays LIVE classic rock tonight at 7:30pm! (Gotta love the name of this band lol)

Bartaco: The one and only Dancin’ Mark is in the House tonight!

Kashi: DJ Erik Esquire is BACK tonight to get you movin’!

Bradfords: RyFy is BACK upstairs tonight!

Casey’s Tavern: DJ Nate Slate bringing back Fresh Friday’s tonight!

There you go guys and as always…Have fun, be safe and Keep it Local Stamford!!!


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