After Dark: Coffeehouse-style concerts, benefits and galas
Elm Shakespeare Gala, Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m., Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff St., New Haven. Tickets $75 - $175. Info: elmshakespeare.org.
The Kennedy Center Food, Wine & BrewFest, Sept. 15, 6-10 p.m., Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Tickets $75. Info: KC-Autism.org.
FTC 80'S Dance Party, Sept. 15, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. The event is a fundraiser for the Fairfield Theatre Company. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Taste, Sip & Support, Sept. 22, noon -4 p.m., 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport. Presented by the Black Rock Yacht Club. Tickets $55. Info: blackrockyc.org/fundraiser.
Annual Rock4RV CJD Benefit, Sept. 22, 4 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. All funds will be donated to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation. Tickets: $20. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Annual Fall FUNdraiser, Sept. 28, 7-11 p.m., Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon St., Stratford. Proceeds to benefit Bridgeport Animal Control. Tickets $50. Info: eventbrite.org.
Annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to noon, Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, 385 Center St., Southport. Proceeds will go to charities in the Bridgeport and Fairfield area. Info: bigelowtea.com/BTCC.
Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $25 at TreehouseComedy.com or 203-268-5857.
Luc’s Cafe-Restaurant, 3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield: “Cafe Musette” featuring Larry Urbon, guitarist. French songs, gypsy swing Mon. and Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m., info: cafemusette.com
Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or bernardsridgefield.com: Live music: Fri., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sat., piano, 7-10:30 p.m.; Sun. brunch, piano, 12-3 (1st Sun./month, Young Musicians).
Note Kitchen & Bar, 227 Greenwood Ave., Bethel; notekitchen.com, 203-917-3411.
Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Rd., Fairfield, oldposttavern.com, 203-292-8631; live music Fri. and Sat., 10 p.m.