Things to do this weekend February 1st – 3rd: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Westchester

Connecticut

Event: Chocolate and Wine Pairing
Venue: Sunset Meadow Vineyards – Goshen
Date: February 1-3
Description: Come stop in anytime between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and taste five award winning estate wines paired to perfection with five specialty chocolates. Now offering two types of pairings! Reservations required only for groups of six or more.

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Event: Moving Forward
Venue:  Hoffman Auditorium at University of Saint Joseph – West Hartford
Date: February 2-3
Description: A themed concert of modern danceworks conceived and performed by members of Figments: a preprofessional, nonprofit dance ensemble composed of 15 talented young dances from throughout central and eastern Connecticut. Designed for all ages, this collection of dances is designed to inspire audiences while showcasing this unique program, which places the choreography reigns in the hands of teens who have long studied dance and who have successfully auditioned into this tight-knit troupe.
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Rhode Island

Event: Styleweek Northeast
Venue: Rhode Island Convention Center – Providence
Date: February 1-3
Description: Founded in 2009, STYLEWEEK Northeast (SWNE) is New England’s premier fashion week that is held in Providence, Rhode Island. The bi-annual fashion week was created with the vision of connecting the community, regional, and national press with fashion design. The need for a high-quality fashion production at an affordable cost in the northeast led to the birth of STYLEWEEK. Inspired by fashion capitals of the world, STYLEWEEK is a professional production that includes fashion runway shows and focuses on the business of fashion and promoting art and design. SWNE is one of the only regional fashion weeks that have been visited by the CFDA (Councils of Fashion Designers of America) from NYC.

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Event: Foundations in Gardening
Venue: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum – Bristol
Date: February 2
Description: Discover how to assess your garden starting with the very basics. Explore the importance of light, wind exposure, soil conditions, and drainage on your plant choices. We will go over how to choose the right plant for the right place. We will also provide guidelines on working with the site you have.
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Westchester

Event: City of Science Premiers in Westchester!
Venue: Westchester County Center – Chappaqua
Date: February 2
Description: Join the World Science Festival and Con Edison for this larger-than-life, touring event where the wonderous properties of science, technology, engineering, and math collide.  The day is jam-packed with interactive demonstrations, enormous exhibitions and hands-on activities. Kids can launch objects 20 feet in the air with a seismic accelerator, walk on water, create an orbiting universe at the Warpe Space Gravity Simulator, explore mind-bending challenges and puzzles, bring Newton’s Third Law to life wih a tug-of-war on wheels, and much more!

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Event: Angry Orchard Wassail
Venue: Angry Orchard – Walden
Date: February 2-3
Description: Winter is upon us and Angry Orchard is resting after a bountiful harvest and hosting cider drinkers from near and far. On February 2nd and 3rd, we invite you to share in the tradition and celebrate Angry Orchard’s WASSAIL and the Second Annual bottle release of our Wassail Wooden Sleeper!

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