GREENWICH, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Greenwich this week. Check out our Events calenda r for more items.
Monday, Aug. 26
The Rummage Room 49th Grand Reopening Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be a part of 49th annual rummage sale, which is operated by the Women's Fellowship of the church. Find a bargain, donate your new or gently used items and/or make a tax deductible donation. Free. The Rummage Room, 191 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Visit the website for more details.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
Pre-Labor Day Paella night: 7 p.m. Learn to make paella for a Labor Day BBQ, along with some wine suggestions from wine steward Brandon Hang. See a demonstration on how to hone the skills of the home paellador, which include the fine points of the technique for a fantastic paella, as well as produce some helpful hints to create your own. $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Barcelona Greenwich, 18 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich.
"Revised And Restored: The Art Of Kathleen Gilje": 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is an adroit reincarnation of famous Old Masters and 19th century paintings on the social, political and art historical issues of our day. A trained restorer, Gilje brings a sophisticated understanding of the techniques and materials of the older art she reconfigures, be it a "restored" version of a van Eyck, Raphael, Artemesia Gentileschi, Manet or Sargent. Adults $7, seniors and students (with valid ID) $6, children (under 5) free. Bruce Museum , One Museum Drive, Greenwich.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
"Summer Sings" at First Congregational Church of Greenwich: 7:30-9:30 p.m. An opportunity to sing in the choir during the summer months. Join an energized rehearsal and an 'instant performance' of “The Best Anthems in the World,” including Brahms’ "How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" from Requiem, Beethoven’s "Hallelujah from Mount of Olives", Handel’s "Hallelujah" from Messiah, Haydn’s "The Heavens Are Telling" from The Creation and many more favorites. Music will be provided and the evening will be directed by First Church’s own director of music. Craig Scott Symons. Hospitality, refreshments and fun all are included. Free. The First Congregational Church of Greenwich , 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich.
Flags Across America: The Photographs Of Robert Carley: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Darien native and artist Robert Carley captures the American spirit by taking photographs of Old Glory in many different forms, including a chain-link fence, a pickup truck, a surfboard and a farm silo. Flags Across America celebrates the American flag with more than 40 photographic prints and a video display of 60 additional photographs. $7 adult, $6 student/senior, members and under 5 free. Bruce Museum , One Museum Drive, Greenwich.
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