Elm Shakespeare Gala, Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m., Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff St., New Haven. Tickets $75 - $175. Info: elmshakespeare.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.

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.