Wilton Singers Holiday Feast and Concert

12/02/2016 to 12/03/2016

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

Doors open at 6:40 pm. Performance starts at 7 pm in the WEPCO Complex. Reservations: $65 and includes 3-course dinner. Featuring special guests, the WHS Madrigals.

New Canaan Holiday Stroll

12/02/2016 to 12/03/2016

Main Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: (203) 966-2004.

Downtown New Canaan transforms into something out of a Dickens's story book. Friday night kicks off with the arrival of Santa Claus, a lighting of the trees, carol singing, live entertainment while the stores stay open late and offer refreshments and holiday cheer. Saturday includes pictures with Santa at Santa's workshop, characters roaming the streets, more live entertainment, a Gingerbread House Tour and much more. Delicious Food Available

Silvermine Art Center School Small Gifts - Big Art

12/02/2016 to 12/04/2016

Main Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9700.

10am - 6pm. Downtown New Canaan. Opening night during New Canaan's Holiday Stroll! Our annual Holiday Fundraiser is not to be missed. Purchase unique, one-of-a-kind gifts by Silvermine's talented Guild artists. All proceeds support Silvermine. Come Celebrate with Us!

Silvermine Art Center School of Art One Night Stand: Etched and Paint Glass for Decorations or Gifts

12/02/2016

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9700.

Friday · 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm · $50. In this workshop we will use two different techniques to enhance glass. In the first we will etch on the glass using stencils. In the second we will use chalk paint to make "labeled" storage jars. Bring your glass vase, mason jars, glasses or container you would like to enhance. Recycled glass is welcome. No experience is necessary and the results also make the start of nice gifts or holiday decorations.

Pequot Library -Fantastic Finds

12/02/2016

720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT Phone: 203-259-0346.

 11:00am On the First Friday of every month Pequot Library shows precious from the Special Collections' treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts. Discussion with Q and A. Free and all are welcome.

Fairfield Christmas Tree Lighting

12/02/2016

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT

Choirs begin at 5:55 PM and Santa arrives at 7:00 PM. The occasion that truly kicks off the holiday season in Fairfield is the lighting of the Christmas tree on the Town Hall Green. Gather with your family and countdown as we light the 90-foot tall Norway spruce, the tallest living tree that gets lit at Christmas time in Connecticut. It was one of three trees donated by the Daughters of the American Revolution in December 1918.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night

12/02/2016 to 12/16/2016

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

Dec. 2, Dec. 9 and Dec. 16. 8:30 pm, weather permitting Stamford Observatory Enter through Scofieldtown Road (north) entrance View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17).

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Fall Owl Prowl

12/02/2016 to 12/02/2016

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

Discover the secret lives of our favorite feathered nocturnal friends — the owls. Take a look at an owl's role in the food chain with participants dissecting an owl pellet. Meet our new non-releasable teaching barred owl, Willow, and discover the types of owls that call Connecticut home. Then, head out into the woods to call for our local owl species, who at this time of year will be preparing for winter. Limited enrollment. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 203.977.6521 to register. All programs meet at the Overbrook Nature Center building. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call203.977.6521

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

12/03/2016

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

Birds of Prey Feeding December 3rd, 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 December 3rd, 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.

Norwalk Garden Club Christmas Fair

12/03/2016

2 Frank St., Norwalk, CT

Cranbury Chapel. 9:30am-3:30pm This grand Norwalk Garden Club Fund Raiser Fair includes wreaths, cemetery boxes, and fresh green arrangements, as well as a large assortment of handmade crafts, including 18" doll clothes, knitted items, sewn Christmas decorations for the home and a wide variety of tree ornaments. The Baked Goods section features "select your own" cookies" (a dozen to a box) along with a wide variety of goodies for your holiday.