Westport Arts Center ArtCafé Artists Talks

12/05/2014

51 Riverside Ave. , Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.

10 am - 11 am Admission: Free. Listen to exhibited artists in Perception Illusion MAGIC speak about their featured work. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by William and Jodi Felton.

Huntington United Methodist Church Christmas House Tour - Shelton

12/05/2014 to 12/06/2014

338 Walnut Tree Hill, Shelton, CT Phone: 203-929-5545 .

Christmas House Tour will take place this year on Friday, December 5 from 5:30-9:30 PM and Saturday, December 6, from 3:00 -7:00 PM. Tickets for our annual Christmas House Tour are on sale.  Please call the church office to reserve your ticket, 203-929-5545.  Cost is $18.

Housatonic Museum of Art: Art-Handling and Collections Emergencies Course

12/05/2014 to 12/06/2014

900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-332-5057..

he course, to be offered Dec. 5 and 6, will cover art-handling principles and exercises, and adapt them to recovery techniques to be used following water-related events, severe weather and manmade incidents. The workshop will consist of presentations, exercises, and practice scenarios. The workshop will be held Sat., Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-Noon. Registration is $159. For more information, contact Evelyn Melendez at 203-332-5057.

Wilton Singers Holiday Concert & Feast

12/05/2014 to 12/06/2014

48 New Canaan Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: (203) 770-2266.

Tickets are $60 each or you can buy a table of 10 for $600. All tickets include a full dinner and the concert.  The concert begins at 7 p.m. at WEPCO.

Greenwich Historical Society Hosts A Nutcracker Holiday Gala

12/05/2014

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.

On Friday , December 5, 2014 from 6:30PM to 9PM the Greenwich Historical Society will host a Nutcracker Holiday Gala at Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich.  Opening Night Preview Party of the Greenwich Antiques Show.  our and shop the show before it opens.   Light Buffet dinner.  Tickets: $150.  Call to register. 

Astronomy Nights: Zodiac Constellations

12/05/2014 to 12/05/2014

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

Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on Zodiac Constellations, 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.
Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.orgf family programs, led by the Stamford Museum & Nature Center n

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Music at the Maritime Aquarium Norwalk

12/06/2014 to 12/07/2014

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT

Students of the Talent Education Suzuki School (TESS) in Norwalk Founded in 2005 to create a unique music school that is true to the Suzuki philosophy, TESS offers a comprehensive year-round curriculum in a nurturing setting unlike any other instruction in Fairfield County. TESS bills itself as the premier center in Fairfield County for exceptional musical instruction. Learn more at www.musicattess.com.

Norwalk Symphony Hosts Messiah Sing-Along & Holiday Extravaganza

12/06/2014

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: 203-854-7900.

The Norwalk Symphony on December 6, 2014 at 5PM at the Norwalk City Hall repeats last year's successful return to a community tradition by presenting one of the great classics of the holiday season: the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah.  In true sing-along fashion, the audience will be the chorus!  Our conductor, Jonathan Yates, will turn around and conduct the audience in what promises to be an incredible outpouring of music-making. Amelia Watkins-soprano, Audrey Babcock-mezzo-soprano (our Carmen from the May concert), Brian Cheney-tenor (sang Don Jose'), and Matthew Burns-bass/baritone will sing the arias we all know and love. The concert will be rounded out with the soloists and audience members singing holiday carols with orchestra accompaniment.

New Canaan Historical Society Hosts Children's Workshops and Victorian Tea

12/06/2014

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

On Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 11AM to 4PM the New Canaan Historical Society hosts a Children's Gingerbread Workshops and Victorian Tea.  Featuring:  The Frog Prince and The Shoemaker And the Elves performed by the Fantasy Puppet Theater.  Call for further information.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - Kids Fun Night | Movie night

12/06/2014

1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT 06905. Phone: 203-487-0974.

On Sat. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Grades K – 5. You and your friends can take your pick of two great movies, showing at the same time! Dress comfy and get ready for a fun, relaxed evening at the J. Popcorn included.  Member $7 / Community $11. Contact Galit Roloff at groloff@stamfordjcc.org or 203-487-0974.