WILTON, Conn. – High school football, a horror film fest and rehearsal for a simultaneous dance event are some of the events planned for this weekend in and around Wilton.
Wilton High School Football: 6 p.m. The Wilton High School Warriors will host the Darien High School Blue Wave. Tom Fujitani Field at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road.
Fiber Fridays at the Wilton Historical Society: 10 a.m. to noon. Come to stitch and chat about your handwork, ask questions, share stories, and anything that comes to mind. All are welcome. Come and discover more about the Wilton Historical Society's Fiber Arts while working on your own fiber projects. Knitting, stitching, hooking, crocheting, weaving. Coffee and tea served. Host Arlene Parkhurst will be available to untangle your questions. Admission is free for historical society members and $10 for non-members. Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road.
Horror Film Fest at Wilton Library: 4:30 to 8 p.m. Come get spooked with a double feature of horror films. Watch the classic zombie film, “Night of the Living Dead,” and then see Daniel Radcliffe starring in “The Woman In Black.” Pizza and zombie fingers will be served. This program is for teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration suggested. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
"Thrill The World" Rehearsal at Wilton Family YMCA: 2 to 4 p.m. Join Wilton Library for its third annual "Thrill the World" simultaneous dance event in which we participate with countries around the world dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Participants must attend one of four rehearsals before the world-wide simultaneous dance event. They will also practice from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Wilton YMCA, 404 Danbury Road.
Wilton Reads: "The Buddha In The Attic" at Wilton Library: 4 to 6 p.m. The Fall 2012 Wilton Reads selection for the community read is author Julie Otsuka’s "The Buddha in the Attic." The novel tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides" nearly a century ago. "The Buddha in the Attic" was a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award in Fiction and winner of the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award in Fiction. Otsuka is the author of the novel, "When the Emperor was Divine," and a recipient of the Asian-American Literary Award, the American Library Association Alex Award, and a Guggenheim fellowship. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Registration is required. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
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