After Dark: Coffee-house style concerts, benefits, galas and more

Spring Fling: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, May 3, 6:15 p.m., Downtown Cabaret Theater, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. The fund-raiser will benefit the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport’s food insecurity and youth programs. Tickets $75. Info:

Ron’s Run for the Roses, May 5, 2:30-7 p.m., Folly Farm, 75 Hartford Rd., Simsbury. The annual Kentucky Derby Day gala is the signature event of the Ron Foley Foundation that is dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer. Attendees will enjoy entertainment, live and silent auctions and watch the running of the 144th Kentucky Derby live on a big screen. Tickets $125-$2,000. Info:

Living Art Awards Benefit, May 5, 6:30, Tokeneke Club, 4 Butlers Island Rd., Darien. Info:

Celebrating Hope, May 11, 6:30 p.m., Riverside Yacht Club, 102 Club Rd., Riverside. The annual Greenwich gala will give voice to the 77,000 Connecticut residents living with Alzheimer’s disease through song. Broadway star Abby Mueller will debut the original song, Life Is Beautiful. Tickets $400. Info: call 860-828-2828.

Jewels of the Jungle gala, May 12, 6-12 a.m., Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd., Greenwich. The annual benefit raises funds for the Bruce Museum. Tickets $500-$20,000. Info:

Bridgeport Field of Dreams, May 14, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Talk all things Mets with former Met Manager Bobby Valentine, WFAN personality Bob “Mr. Met” Heussler, Daily News Columnist and SNY Contributor John Harper, and Founder Matthew Cerrone. All proceeds benefit The Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation. Tickets $40. Info:

Toast to Success, May 17, 5:30 p.m., Patterson Club, 1118 Cross Highway, Fairfield. Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County is holding a fashion show. Proceeds from the event will benefit the organization. Tickets $75. Info: call 203-610-8570.

Hall of Femme Gala, May 19, Fairfield County Hunt Club, 174 Long Lots Rd., Westport. The Westport Arts Center is known for hosting imaginative and artistically rich galas with timely themes. Hall of Femme will continue this tradition, celebrating legendary women in art. Guests are invited to dress in creative cocktail attire as their favorite artist, muse or work of art. It includes a live auction, silent auction, photo booth and a  live band. Proceeds will fund the Westport Arts Center programs. Tickets $250-$500. Info:

Dance-A-Thon for Wigs & Wishes, May 20, 11:30 a.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk. The 3-hour dance-a-thon will raise money for Wigs & Wishes, a non-profit that has salon stylists provide free services to cancer patients. Tickets $10-$40. Info:

Stamford Palace Theatre 9th Annual Gala, May 30, 5:30 p.m., 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Earth, Wind & Fire will perform at the event. Proceeds benefit the organization’s arts education programs. Tickets $75-$165. Info:


Treehouse Comedy Club, below Bistro B, Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. Tickets $25 at 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:

Bernard’s, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield; 203-438-8282 or 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;, 203-917-3411.

Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Rd., Fairfield,, 203-292-8631; live music Fri. and Sat., 10 p.m.

Daryl’s House Club, 130 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.; or 845-289-0185.

Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, N.Y.;, 914-937-4126. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.


* Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y.; box office, 914-592-2222 or Wed., Thurs. and some Fri. matinees, lunch 11:30, show 1 p.m., Thurs., Fri., Sat. dinner 6:30, show 8, Sun. lunch noon, show 1:30, Sun. dinner 5:30, show 7; $56-$84.