HETTY GREEN - AuthorsLive - Tuesday - October 2 - 7PM
Author Janet Wallach discusses her book on Hetty Green, who's been called the richest (and frugalist) woman in America. When she died in 1916, she was worth $100 million (2 billion dollars in today's economy). Free program.
CELEBRATING LOUIS ARMSTRONG - October 12th, 13th and 18th
To celebrate Louis Armstrong Month, the Peterson Performance Series will present 3 events:
October 12th - 8PM - Friends Friday Film - Louis Armstrong archival footage
October 13th - 4PM - Backcountry Jazz performs music of Louis Armstrong
October 18th - 7PM - Panel discussion on the music and life of Louis Armstrong
All of these programs will be held in the Cole Auditorium and are free of charge.
TALES OF CONFLICT AND ACCOMODATION: America's Progressive Era in Greenwich 1890 to 1915
Bush-Holley Historic Site - October 9th - 5:30PM
Art Historian Kathleen Johnson discusses the transition of Greenwich from an agrarian society to a business community during the late 1800s. Contact the Greenwich Historical Society for more information.