Audubon Center at Fairfield Organic Herb Wreath-Making with Sal Gilbertie


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

10 am - noon. Herb wreaths wrap up the scents and symbols of the holiday season. For those who would like to fashion their own fresh and dried herb wreath, this is the perfect workshop to attend! Sal Gilbertie, renowned as one of the country's leading experts in herbs, will lead this class creating a wreath out of organic fresh and dried herbs harvested from Gilbertie's Herb Farm. Participants will learn how to create a beautiful herbal design using color, texture and balance. This 15" diameter fragrant wreath will contain a variety of organic herbs including: fresh bay, rosemary, thyme, sage and lavender. Your holiday wreath will undoubtedly be full of herbal cheer! $45 for members and $50 for non-members. All materials included. Please bring scissors.

Rowayton Arts Center Holiday Gift Show

11/18/2017 to 12/24/2017

145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744.

 Gallery Hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 4pm (Closed Jan-Mar) Monday Closed

Stamford Holiday Shoppes's Craft Showcase


1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT

Craft show will take place in the Rose Ballroom at The Italian Center of Stamford. The Italian Center is a Stamford landmark and has hosted countless events over the years. Free admission. Hours: 11am ‑ 5pm.

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular


Summer St., Stamford, CT

Noon. Summer to Broad to Atlantic Streets. The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone's favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and fabulous floats. Fun for the whole family!

New Canaan Historical Society Lecture


13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-1776.

On November 19, at 4 pm, Robert Gregson speaks at The Historical Society on the impact of New Canaan's modern architects throughout Connecticut. His talk is titled, Being Modern Beyond New Canaan. The lecture is free, but space is limited.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children ATW: Show Me a Tale


303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

2pm – 3pm Show Me a Tale: The Little Blue Frog – In this classic Mexican tale, Aztec god Quetzalcoatl disguises himself as a little blue frog to help the people of earth discover the treasure hidden in the cacao tree. After the story, children will decorate plaster of Paris frogs. For children ages 5 and over. Limited space – get tickets at the Welcome Desk.

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour


1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

11:30-12:15. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission; no registration required.

Stamford Parade Spectacular


Summer St., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-348-5285.

Begins at 12 noon. Summer to Broad to Atlantic Streets. The parade is one of the largest helium balloon parades in the country, featuring everyone's favorite giant balloon characters, award winning marching bands and fabulous floats. Fun for the whole family!

Beardsley Zoo Reindeer Arrive


1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

Reindeer Arrive come and see them !


11/24/2017 to 12/23/2017

437 North Street, Greenwich, CT

Location: Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses. Hours: Monday - Friday- 12noon - 6pmand Saturday 9am - 6pm. Visit LIVE REINDEER! Photos with Santa! Train & Carousel Rides! $5 of every Photo with Santa will be donated to Kids in Crisis during the Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend, Saturday, Dec. 2. he cherished town tradition continues at this expansive nursery where visitors can have their photo taken with Santa, meet the reindeer and also ride on the Winter Wonderland Carousel and the North Pole Polar Express Train, all just minutes from downtown Greenwich. Parking is free. Photos with Santa begin at 12:00 PM immediately following the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Holiday Refreshments will be served! Face Painting provided by Faces by Wells and Balloon Artists! Everyone is invited!

This is a memorable opportunity to meet Santa and his reindeer and have your photo taken with Santa! Photo packages with Santa begin at $29.99. Pets are welcome!! With your photo purchase receive a special Shop & Dine Greenwich Gift Bag, filled with downtown Greenwich merchant information and special offerings redeemable at participating stores and restaurants in downtown Greenwich. Hundreds of dollars in savings!

The "PEPSI NAME THE REINDEER CONTEST" will be going on again this year! Children can enter their favorite reindeer names in a ballot box at SAM BRIDGE NURSERY & GREENHOUSES. Santa Will draw the winning names December 20th. The Names will be displayed at SAM BRIDGE NURSERY & GREENHOUSES. Three winners and three winning reindeer names will be chosen.