Nautical Night, June 6, 6:30 p.m., Black Rock Yacht Club, 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport. Cocktails, music, food and speakers. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Village. Tickets $150. Info: bgvillage.org/fundraiser/.
Gala Preview Party: Up, Up & Away, June 8, 7-10 p.m., Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Live music, musical theater, cocktails, farm-to-table dinner, live auction. Benefits the Fairfield Museum. Cost: $250-$500. Info: fairfieldhistory.org.
Ridgefield Playhouse Summer Gala, June 21, 5:30 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Featuring Jon Batiste and his band, Stay Human, food and drink. Tickets: $74-$175. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
Ringmaster’s Ball, June 22, 6-11 p.m., Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon St., Stratford. Cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing to music provided by Cracked Ice. Community leaders, Barnum Festival ringmaster and the royal family will be in attendance. Tickets: $175. Info: BarnumFestival.com.
Ballroom dance: Sasha Kalenyuk and Olena Ablitsova, May 25, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center, 4070 Park Ave., Bridgeport. General dancing, dance lesson, show. Sponsored by Premier Ballroom Dance Company. Cost: $20. Reservations: 203-374-7308.
Senior Dance Concert, June 8, 4 and 7 p.m., Darien High School, 80 High School Ln., Darien. Culminating work of Darien Art Center’s experienced dance students. Tickets: $20, at the door.
Saturday Night Fever: 70s Disco Dance Benefit, June 15, 7:30 p.m., DAC Weatherstone Studio, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. Proceeds go to Darien Arts Center. Tickets: $125. Sponsorships and tickets: darienarts.org.
Ridgefield School of Dance spring show: Alice In Wonderland, Act III of The Sleeping Beauty Ballet, and High Gear, a presentation by the Jazz Department, June 15, 6:30 p.m.; June 16, 1 p.m., Ridgefield High School, 700 N. Salem Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $15-$23. Info: theridgefieldschoolofdance.com.
Silent Headphone Party, June 22, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Must be 21 and over. Tickets: $45-$55, palacestamford.org.
Double up Dance Studio, June 30, 10:30 a.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets: $25-$30. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Carmen Suite and Petrushka, May 25, 12:55 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $15. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
NHdocs: The 6th annual New Haven Documentary Film Festival, May 30-June 9, Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, 53 Wall St., New Haven. The festival honors documentarian, Michael Moore. For the full schedule, and how to buy tickets and passes to special events (including the private brunch with Moore), visit NHdocs.com.
A Star Is Born, June 10, noon, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Rated R. Info: stratfordlibrary.org.
Artifishal, June 11, 7:30 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Free. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
Field of Dreams, June 16, 4 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. 30th anniversary celebration with exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies. Tickets: $12.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Big Lebowski, June 17, 7:30 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Lebowski-Fest features white russian cocktails, giveaways, prizes for the best costumes. Tickets: $10. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org.
IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk. Tickets part of aquarium admission. Info: maritimeaquarium.org.
Monday Matinees, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Info: stratfordlibrary.org.
Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford; avontheatre.org, 203-967-3660; tickets $9-$12 nonmembers.
Call for Artists: MAC Waterscapes Exhibition, Submissions: May 31, 4-6 p.m. and June 1, 10 a.m.-noon, MAC, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Opening reception, June 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Submission fee: $25-$35. Pick up, Aug. 2, 4-6 p.m. and Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-noon. Info: milfordarts.org.
Local author contest, accepting submissions through May 31. Each book submitted must be independently published; in the category of adult or young adult fiction; written by a CT resident and available in PDF or ePUB format. Submit at indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/Connecticut.
Comedy competition: The Funniest Comic In CT Contest, kicks off June 1, 8 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd. E, Westport. Comics may enter by going to TreehouseComedy.com by May 15. Fee: $25. Info: treehousecomedy.com/contest-rules, 203-230-8700, TreehouseComedyProductions@gmail.com.
LMMM 2019 Young Writers’ Competition, accepting entries through June 7. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is launching its sixth annual writing competition entitled, A Victorian Era Mystery: “Whodunit” at the Mansion. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions sought for Housatonic Book Awards, application deadline, June 14. Contest seeks authors and poets to submit work published in 2018. Submission fee: $25. Submission guidelines: housatonicbookawards.wordpress.com/guidelines/. Submissions: alumni.wcsu.edu/housatonic-book-awards.
Call for art, the Milford Arts Center is accepting submissions for Relativity through June 14. The exhibit will run June 27 through July 21. Info: milfordarts.org.
Calling all crafters, The Ridgefield Woman’s Club seeks crafters for 49th annual Craft Fair, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., East Ridge Middle School, 10 E. Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. All proceeds will be donated to area charities. Info: rwc-craftfair.com.