Art of the Wreath Holiday Party - Wilton


257 Hurlbutt St., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-834-1143.

On Friday at 7 p..m. Ambler Farm kicks off its Holiday Greens Sale with this festive holiday wreath party. Experience the Carriage Barn like never before as it transforms into an art gallery of locally made wreaths.

Holiday Stroll & Santa at the Gazebo - Wilton


120 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-0567.

On FridayThe Wilton community commences the official start of the Christmas season with the lighting of town tree. First Selectman Bill Brennan and Santa Claus will arrive at the gazebo in a firetruck to officially start the Holiday Stroll at 5:30pm. Santa won’t be heading back to the North Pole just yet. He will be at the gazebo anxious to hear what everyone wants under their tree! Wilton’s Family Holiday Stroll. Visit the many merchants around our town! They will have holiday treats and beverages available. Also  The Wilton High School Band will  play their favorite Holiday tunes! This annual community event celebrates the magic of the holidays.

Christmas Tree Lighting - Fairfield


Town Hall Green Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-256-3191.

On Friday at 5:55 p.m. Town Hall Green. Countdown the opening of the Christmas season with the entire family as Fairfield's 90-foot tall Norway spruce sparkles to life. Don't miss Santa's arrival by fire engine to close the night.

Barnum Museum - Annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting, on McLevy Green - Bridgeport


820 Main Street , Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-331-1104.

During December, The Barnum Museum is offering a limited, yet glorious, series of Victorian Christmas events as part of the Celebrate the Season programming. Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.Everyone is invited to join Mayor Bill Finch and other city officials for this holiday tradition to 'light up' Downtown Bridgeport. Free.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Hosts An Evening of Fun, Food & Creativity


130 Bible Street, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-9242.

An Evening of Fun, Food & Creativity--Friday, December 6, 2013 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. A perfect "mini night out". Produce a masterpiece in a light-hearted atmosphere surrounded by friends - old & new - under the guidance of artist,  Hazel Jarvis. Everyone will begin by creating the same background, but you will complete your painting in your own personal vision - as a landscape, winter sky or woodland scene. Bring your favorite beverage. The GEC will provide tasty treats to accompany them and Hazel will provide all of the necessary materials: canvas, paint, brushes and initial inspiration.  A materials fee of $20 is payable directly to Hazel. There is a limit of 20 participants and advance registration is required. Sign up now and tell all your friends about this entertaining evening of fun. No artistic experience necessary. Cost: $100 per person(plus a $20 materials fee payable to Hazel).  Call to register.

Wilton Singers Hosts A Christmas Feast

12/06/2013 to 12/07/2013

48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton, CT 06897. Phone: 203-761-9331.

On Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2013 the Wilton Singers under the direction of Patrick Taylor present A Christmas Feast.   Check the website for further information.

Victorian Christmas Festival at St. Philip Church, Norwalk

12/06/2013 to 12/07/2013

23 France Street, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-847-4549.

The St. Philip Church Victorian Christmas Festival will be held in the Church Mansion on Friday, December 6 from 5-9PM and Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 9AM-8PM.  Admission is free.  The Festival features many local vendors, as well as handmade items from members of the Parish, and close-out items from Sassafras formerly of SoNo. There will also be food, music, activities for the kids. 

Greenwich Winter Antiques Show - Antiquarius Preview Party


Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, Old Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

On December 6, 2013, Antiquarius will kick off with a party and preview of the Winter Antiques Show with a mid-century modern theme "Meet Me at the Beverly Hills Hotel." Not to be missed, the celebration will include signature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, designer tours of the booths, door prizes, private early shopping and consultation with exhibitors. Tickets to the Friday night preview party and the Holiday House Tour must be purchased in advance and will go on sale online at on July 1, 2013.

Antiquarius Greenwich Winter Antiques Show

12/06/2013 to 12/08/2013

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, Old Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-6899.

The Greenwich Winter Antiques Show will feature fine art, period to mid-century antiques, and exceptional jewelry and will take place in early December, offering the convenience of additional time for collectors and shoppers between the show and other holiday activities. In addition to the show's exceptional exhibitor roster, a series of special events associated with the show are being planned, including celebrity guest speakers and a designer event (sold-out programs in 2012). A November patron event and an opening night preview party--for private early shopping as well as consultation with exhibitors--are all in the works.  For show updates please visit or

New Canaan Historical Society - Holiday Festivities and more at the Society


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

Gingerbread House Workshop for children at the Open House December 7th 10:00 - 1:45 & 3:00 - 4:00. Make a candy-covered
gingerbread house before or after the puppet show, tea or having your silhouette made. $5 per house.  Also, Aesop's Fables by WonderSpark Puppets a highly interactive, fun and whimsical performance December 7th at 2:00 $5 per person/