Bill of Fairs: Books, gardens and more
Book sale, June 6-11, Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. Hosted by Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. Info: ewml.org.
Ringmaster’s Golf Classic, June 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course, 2390 Easton Tpke., Fairfield. 18-hole game, prizes, lunch, cocktail hour, dinner. Registration opens at 10 a.m. Player fee: $250, BarnumFestival.com.
Big Beach Read Book Sale, June 7-9, Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Rd., Fairfield. All money raised goes to support Fairfield Public Library. Friends of the Fairfield Public Library members are invited to a private reception June 6, 6-8 p.m. Regular book sale hours: June 7-8, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 9: 1-4 p.m. Info: fairfieldpubliclibrary.org/our-community/friends-of-fairfield-public-library/.
Southport Garden Stroll, June 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Tour private gardens in Southport. Tickets $25. Info: pequotlibrary.org.
Miss Susan’s Summer Supper and Campout, June 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Potluck supper, outdoor concert with the Merwin Mountain Band, The Big Pillow Fight. Free. Info: pequotlibrary.org.
Wing Ding Parade & Free Day at Beardsley Zoo, June 8, 9 a.m. registration, parade at 11 a.m., Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport. Dress up for the kids’ parade and choose your transportation — make a float, pull a wagon, ride a bike, or walk. Free entry to the zoo all day during Barnum Festival Day. Prizes, face painting, music and food. Info: BarnumFestival.com.
Maritime Aquarium car show, June 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk. Barracudas, Marlins & More Show Cars from the Sea. Free with admission: $24.95 adults, $22.95 seniors (65+), $17.95 children (3-12). Info: maritimeaquarium.org.
Paranormal Dinner & Ghost Tour, June 13, 7-9:30 p.m., The Twisted Vine Restaurant, 285 Main St., Derby. Hosted by Ghost Storm. Includes dinner, lecture and a ghost tour. Cost: $39.95, plus tax & tip. Reservations: 203-734-2462.
Barnum Sails the Sound on the Bridgeport Port Jefferson Ferry, June 15, 5 p.m. Dockside picnic dinner, sunset cruise embarks at 7:15 with live music, full bar, dinner. Tickets: $60. Info: BarnumFestival.com.
Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner, June 18, 5:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Register: wiltonhistorical.org.
Make Music Day Fairfield, June 21, 3-10 p.m. Venues and artists are asked to register to participate at makemusicday.org/fairfield. The free, outdoor music festival is celebrated worldwide on the Summer Solstice each year. Info: email@example.com.
Silver Sands Mollusk Walk, June 22, 9:15 a.m., Silver Sands State Park, 1 Silver Sands Pkwy., Milford. Leisurely interpretive walk to learn about CT’s marine mollusks. Offered by Ansonia Nature Center. Fee: $6. Registration: 203-736-1053.
Barnum’s Skyblast Fireworks, June 28, 9 p.m., Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport. Free. Sponsored by PSEG Power Connecticut, LLC. Info: BarnumFestival.com.
Champions on Parade, June 29, 6 p.m., gates open at 4:30, Kennedy Stadium, 1 Lincoln Blvd., Bridgeport. Corps include Hawthorne Caballeros, White Sabers, Erie Thunderbirds, Fusion Core and CT Hurricanes, plus others in exhibition. Admission: $20. Info: BarnumFestival.com.
Great Street Parade, June 30, 11 a.m., Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport. Bands, dancers, drill teams, clowns, creative floats, and some Barnum sized surprises. Free. Info: BarnumFestival.com.