Newtown Area Events Calendar: Check Out What’s Happening This Weekend

Gisela Steep

NEWTOWN, CT — Looking to go on a family outing? Hoping to spend a night out with friends? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from around the Newtown area. Here’s a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend. Wondering how you can add […]

NEWTOWN, CT — Looking to go on a family outing? Hoping to spend a night out with friends? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from around the Newtown area. Here’s a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend.

Wondering how you can add your own event? Whether you’re planning a speaker series, a cooking class, or fashion show, there’s no better place to share it than Patch’s event calendar. You can also spread the word in nearby communities by promoting your event. The cost is $1 per day per community.

Here are all of this weekend’s events in and near Newtown:


The Elephant Man

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Town Players Little Theatre
  • What: The Elephant Man opens on August 13th at the Town Players of Newtown.The Elephant Man is an award-winning play, which is based on the real-life experiences of John Merrick, who lived from 1862-1890. His rare disease imprisoned him in a cruelly deformed body. This play honors M… Learn More

Featured Event: Lebanese Food Festival

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Saint Anthony Maronite Church
  • What: Lebanese food and sweets are provided by Kibberia Restaurant in Danbury.  Packaged FRESH daily! Pre-order online starts July 14th to August 13th using the Church website. Learn More
Featured Event: Lebanese Food Festival (Randa Shartouni)

Featured Event: GMS Rowing Center to Host Free Open House Learn-To-Row Events

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: GMS Rowing Center
  • What: GMS Rowing Center in New Milford will host two open-house ‘Learn-To-Row’ events on August 14 and August 21 from 9am until 12pm. The events are free to the public and welcome adults and teens age 13 and older to participate. Participants can plan for about one hour –start to … Learn More
Featured Event: GMS Rowing Center to Host Free Open House Learn-To-Row Events (Paula Meyer)

Featured Event: Screening of “Storkman”

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Location: Park of the Arts , New Haven, CT
  • What: Event by Compassionfest and NHdocs: The New Haven Documentary Film Festival Tickets · NHdocs & CompassionFest present STORKMAN outdoor screening. Location: Park of the Arts  Seating begins at 8:00PM. The films begin at 9:00PM. This is a rain or shine event. JP Farm Animal … Learn More
Featured Event: Screening of “Storkman” (Adria Henderson)

Tag Sale — 40 years worth of awesome stuff!!

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: 9 Ashford Ln
  • What: books, kitchenware, furniture, lamps, electronics, camera accessories, clothes, jewelry, board games and puzzles, sporting goods, bikes, cross country and downhill skis, poles, travel gear, school supplies, records, collectibles, frames, craft supplies, Christmas decorations, … Learn More

Featured Event: Jesse Terry hosted by the Blues Café

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Christ the Savior Orthodox Church
  • What: The Blues Café will relaunch its popular music series with a special outdoor concert featuring award winning songwriter Jesse Terry.  It will be held on the grounds of the Christ The Savior Church.  Please bring your own chairs and a picnic lunch. The event will begin at 1 PM … Learn More
Featured Event: Jesse Terry hosted by the Blues Café (Bruce Martin)

Commission on Aging – Town of Newtown

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Town of Newtown
  • What: Event listing from Town of Newtown: Monday, August 16 at 3:00 PMFor more information visit: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/commission-aging/events/258991 Learn More

Board of Selectmen – Town of Newtown

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Town of Newtown
  • What: Event listing from Town of Newtown: Monday, August 16 at 7:30 PMFor more information visit: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/board-selectmen/events/257821 Learn More

Public Building & Site Commission – Town of Newtown

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Town of Newtown
  • What: Event listing from Town of Newtown: Monday, August 16 at 7:30 PMFor more information visit: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/public-building-site-commission/events/274721 Learn More

Animal Control Advisory Board – Town of Newtown

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Town of Newtown
  • What: Event listing from Town of Newtown: Tuesday, August 17 at 4:00 PMFor more information visit: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/animal-control-advisory-board/events/262176 Learn More

Economic Development Commission – Town of Newtown

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Town of Newtown
  • What: Event listing from Town of Newtown: Tuesday, August 17 at 7:00 PMFor more information visit: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/economic-development-commission/events/259301 Learn More

Check out all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Newtown Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.

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