Poetry in the Garden - July 22nd

Poetry In the Garden at the Black Rock Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport on Saturday, July 22, 3-5 p.m.  Free and Open to the public. Refreshments Served. Rain or shine. (In case of inclement weather, reading will be held inside.)  Readings by BRAG Performing Artists Kit Briner, Janet Krauss, Christopher Madden, Kevin Sadoski, January Wilson, and many others.  Black Rock Art Guild and BRAG Performing Artists are a collective of painters, artists, and poets from Bridgeport and Southern Connecticut.

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 3:00pm

Bridgeport and Fairfield Fireworks 2017

The Bridgeport fireworks will be held Saturday, June 24th at Seaside Park around 9 PM following the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops Concert.  The concert begins at 7:30 PM and features Black Rock resident, Maureen Hamill as the soloist.

The Fairfield fireworks will be held on Sunday, July 2nd at 9:15 PM.  The fireworks should be visible from St. Mary's-by-the-Sea park in Black Rock.

This Weekend in Black Rock - June 23, 2017

ACOUSTIC CAFE - 2926 Fairfield Avenue, 203-335-FOLK. Joanna Tetters of Mad Satta, The Telle, Friday, 8 PM; The Lawn Boys (Phish tribute), Saturday, 8 PM; Roosevelt Dime, Harry Jay and the Bling, Jenna LOtti, Sunday 7 PM

Black Rock Farmers Market - Opens June 10th

Black Rock Farmers Market Returns Saturdays, June 10 -October 7th  9am to 1pm The market has grown from the support of a single farm four years ago to seven farms this season.

Black Rock Garden Club - Party in the Garden, June 17

The Black Rock Garden Club will hold a fundraiser for Groundworks Bridgeport from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue on June 17th.  There will be live music, hors d'oevres, wine, raffle, and a silent auction.  The cost is $20 per person and $35 per couple, if tickets are purchased in advance, and $25/$45, if purchased at the door.  Groundworks Bridgeport has been introducing youth to horticulture since 1998.  You may purchase advance tickets by sending a check to: BRGC, 111 Ellsworth Street, Bridgeport, CT  06605

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 6:00pm

Black Rock Day - June 11th

Black Rock Day will be held this Sunday, June 11, with a “Sailors & Pirates” theme.  At 9 a.m. the festivities begin with the Run for the Rock, a 5K road race.  This is followed by the bed race at 11:30 a.m.  at the intersection of Grovers Avenue and Brewster Street.

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 9:00am

This Weekend in Black Rock - June 2, 2017

ACOUSTIC CAFE - 2926 Fairfield Avenue, 203-335-FOLK. That Virginia, Laundry Day, Someone You can Xray, Friday, 8 PM; Terrapin (Grateful Dead tribute), Saturday, 8 PM

BRYAC RESTAURANT - 3074 Fairfield Avenue, 203-522-4777.  BRYAC Funk All-Stars, Wednesd

Ash Creek Spring Clean Up - April 29th

The Ash Creek Spring Clean Up will begin at 8 AM at the sand spit and finish at noon on Saturday, April 29th.

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 8:00am

This Weekend in Black Rock - April 28, 2017

ACOUSTIC CAFE - 2926 Fairfield Avenue, 203-335-FOLK. Wobble-sauce, Shwizz Friday, 8 PM; DeadPhish Orchestra, Saturday, 8 PM.

BRYAC RESTAURANT - 3074 Fairfield Avenue, 203-522-4777.  Eggy, Friday 10 PM & Saturday 10 PM, The Bottom Dollars, Sunday, 8 PM.

This Weekend in Black Rock - March 24, 2017

ACOUSTIC CAFE - 2926 Fairfield Avenue, 203-335-FOLK. Hayley Jane and the Primates, Goose, Friday, 8 PM; Dalton Rapattoni, Saturday, 5 PM, Normal Instruments, Space Bacon, Saturday, 9 PM.

BRYAC RESTAURANT - 3074 Fairfield Avenue, 203-522-4777.  The Juicy Grapes, Friday; Legion of Jerry, Saturday, Still Hand String Band, Sunday.


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