Call it a “dry run.”
Except a sudden, unexpected thunderstorm sent dozens of commuters, parents, kids and random Westporters scurrying for the safety of tents set up by food vendors, local organizations and the sponsoring Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce — while knocking out the live music that had just kicked in.
And except for a storm-related Metro-North overhead wire problem that created delays of up to 30 minutes, and caused trains to shuttle back and forth between Westport and Rowayton.
Apart from those glitches though, the 1st-ever “Tuesdays @ the Train” event went swimmingly, at Luciano Park next to the station.
The sun came out. There were games and eats. Everyone relaxed, went with the (still-wet) flow, and had a great time.
Mark your calendars for the next 2 Tuesdays @ the Train: July 18 and August 8.
Meanwhile, all around town, a rainbow lit up the skies. Here’s a sampling: