Stepping Stones Museum for Children Heart and Seoul

11/18/2016

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.0606.

1:30 pm - 2 pm.  Discover more about South Korea and the traveling exhibit called "Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea" with hands-on activities. Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea is part of the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, funded by the Freeman Foundation and administered by Association of Children's Museum.

New Canaan Nature Center Family Fun Night: Survival Challenge!

11/18/2016

144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9577.

6:30 - 8:00 P.M. Have you always wanted to know if you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Join us for our next Friday Family Fun Night, to find out if you are up for the challenge! First we'll focus on the art of map & compass use and then we'll learn the science behind building a successful survival shelter. By the end of the evening you'll be able to handle whatever Mother Nature throws your way! Members: $10 per person / Kids Under 2: FREE / Non-Members: $15 per person / Kids Under 2: FREE

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Billions & Billions & Billions: an Explanation of Stars and Observatory Night

11/18/2016

151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

7 pm. Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Billions & Billions & Billions: an Explanation of Stars, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Location: Behind the Heckscher Farm, enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter - 151 Scofieldtown Road.

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS-Billions & Billions & Billions: an Explanation of Stars

11/18/2016 to 11/18/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Billions & Billions & Billions: an Explanation of Stars, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. This program is suitable for ages 5 and over. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call203.977.6521

 

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, Fall Walk

11/19/2016

2325 Burr Street. , Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

10:30 am to 12 noon. Hike the scenic trails of The Connecticut Audubon Society in Fairfield and experience the beauty of fall in the Larsen Sanctuary. On this naturalist-led walk discover and learn to identify what birds are passing through the varied habitats. Observe how wildlife is preparing for the winter season. The trail is a flat, one-mile loop.

Earthplace the Nature Discovery Center Birds of Prey Feeding & Nature's Trading Post

11/19/2016

10 Woodside Lane, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

3:00 PM — 3:15 PM -Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post - 3:30 PM — 3:45 PM Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.

Festival of Trees at Wesley Village

11/19/2016 to 11/20/2016

580 Long Hill Ave, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-225-5000.

Sat 10am‑3pm, Sun 10am‑3pm. Kick off the holiday season in style at the 13th Annual Festival of Trees at Wesley Village in Shelton! More than 50 beautifully decorated trees and wreaths have been donated, along with dozens of overflowing gift baskets. All of the items are up for raffle, with tickets available for purchase at the door!

Cookie Express Christmas Fair @ Church of the Good Shephard Parish Hall

11/19/2016

182 Coram Ave,, Shelton, CT

10 am to 4 pm. Annual Cookie Express Christmas Fair featuring our Cookie Table. Vendors, Gift Card Raffle and Lunch will be served with Homemade Clam Chowder.

Holiday Gift Fair @ Fairfield Grace UMC

11/19/2016

1089 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT Phone: (203) 374-6528.

10 am to 4 pm. Get your holiday shopping done early at the Holiday Gift Fair at Fairfield Grace UMC the weekend before Thanksgiving! The event will showcase cash & carry arts & craft vendors from the local area including jewelry, pottery, Christmas crafts, and more.

Stratford Saint James Christmas Fair

11/19/2016

50 Harvey Pl, Stratford, CT

St James School. 10 am to 4 pm. children's booth, Santa, balloon artist.