Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Sunday Explorers

11/23/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, November 23 & 30, Noon - 4 pm.Our popular Sunday drop-in programs return for November. Join us for hikes, field studies, live animal visits, garden experiences, and crafts as we explore all the best things about SM&NC in the fall. Information on specific themes is available at the Overbrook Nature Center. Schedule of Events Noon - 4 pm. Self-guided crafts & open classroom 12:30 pm. Trail Hike 2:30 pm Garden or farm experience 3:30 pm Animal Meet & Greet Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Bruce Museum Native American Heritage Month Family Day

11/23/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

1 pm - 4 pm.  Join the Bruce Museum in celebrating Native American Heritage Month in conjunction with Bruce Museum exhibtion, Native American Pottery from the Bruce Museum Collection. Learn about Native American culture through performances and hands-on craft activities. Program is free with museum admission. No advanced registration required.

Wheels in the Woods Fall Activity Trail

11/23/2014 to 11/30/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Sundays, November 23 & 30, Noon - 4 pm Our popular self-guided activity trail returns with new activities. Identify fall birds, do a mini scavenger hunt, make funoculars, and more. Information on the trail can be found in the Overbrook Nature Center. Heavy rain will cancel. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society - Selling Wreaths & Holiday Decorations

11/26/2014 to 12/07/2014

225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society will be selling wreathes, kissing balls, cemetery blankets & evergreen roping for all your holiday decorating needs. We will be offering a 20% discount to all those who pre-order. Pre-Order Deadline is November 26, 2014 @ 4:00pm.Wreath & Decoration pick up will be Saturday December 6, 2014 from 11am-3pm or Sunday December 7, 2014 1pm-3pm at the Stratford Animal Control Facility 225 Beacon Point Road Stratford, CT 06615. Free Delivery for sales of 10 or more items within a 20 mile radius of Stratford. Order Online: www.stratfordanimalrescue.org

Wilton Historical Society Tom Hooker Hanford at the Great Trains Holiday Exhibit Grand Opening!

11/28/2014

224 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT Phone: 203.762.7257.

1-2 p.m. Join Tom Hooker Hanford as he performs Fiddle Dee Dee: Children's Folk Songs of Old New England, including singing games, ballads, comical ditties, rounds and sea shanteys, at the GRAND OPENING of the Great Trains Holiday Exhibit!

6th ANNUAL GREENWICH REINDEER FESTIVAL & SANTA'S WORKSHOP

11/28/2014 to 11/30/2014

48 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT

12:00 noon - 6:00 pm - We're Back Party at McArdle's! Come by McArdle's Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street to officially welcome Santa and his LIVE Reindeer to Greenwich. Holiday Refreshments, Face Painting, Balloon Artists and PHOTOS WITH SANTA!! Be there when Santa's four reindeer arrive sometime in the afternoon! Everyone is invited!

Bethel Tree Lighting Ceremony

11/28/2014

Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT Phone: 203-743-6500.

2pm to 6pm. Free Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony - Come out and start the holiday season with a traditional tree lighting ceremony. Take a ride through downtown Bethel on a horse drawn carriage, sip on hot cocoa and soup, enjoy a pipe organ recital, music, caroling, stories with Santa, and more!

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Family Focus: The First Thanksgiving

11/28/2014

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Family Focus: The First Thanksgiving

Friday, November 28, 11am – 3pm     Free with admission.

Celebrate the gifts the Native Americans introduced to the colonists and enjoy a family-friendly performance of traditional songs and dances by Shane Long. Enjoy family-friendly tours, hands-on activities and refreshments.

 

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s - Holiday Exhibit

11/28/2014

Mathews Park, 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799.

The Mansion's Holiday Exhibit  November 28, 2014, Wed. –Sun. 12-4 p.m.  $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors, $6, 8-18. This exhibit will trace the development of the holiday traditions during the Victorian era in America. Visitors will see its evolution from 1850 to the 1900s, from small tabletop tree with edibles and handmade ornaments, to lavishly embellished trees that stood on the floor and almost reached the ceiling. The Museum will also explore the Mansion during the 1930s, and the decorations and gift-giving traditions during Florence Mathews' era.

The Historical Christmas Barn - Christopher Radko Artist Signing Event

11/29/2014

150 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT Phone: (203) 761-8777 1-800-541-XMAS.

Saturday, November 29, 2014. Mario Tare has been designing Christopher Radko ornaments for over 25 years! Come meet him as he returns to the Christmas Barn to sign your favorite ornaments! Limited edition pieces now available.
For more information:  santa@historicalchristmasbarn.com. Open Year-Round! Monday - Saturday: 10am to 5pm; Sunday: 11am to 5pm. Closed Mondays January through September.