Lockwood Mathews Mansion -Victorian Tea

11/06/2016

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-838-9799 .

 2-4 p.m. $35 for members $45 for non-members Tea lovers, history buffs, and anyone looking to escape everyday life will thoroughly enjoy attending the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum's annual Victorian Tea surrounded by the timeless splendor of this iconic National Historic Landmark. The event will feature music, entertainment and a formal traditional English tea. Downton Abbey fans and tea goers will be surrounded by unparalleled Gilded Age interiors and the grandeur of the most magnificent Mansion in Connecticut.

Garden Education Center of Greenwich Girls Night Out - Create a Botanical Decoupage Tray

11/07/2016 to 11/21/2016

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

Three Consecutive Mondays:: November 7th; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., November 14th; 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m., November 21st; 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.. Cost: M $35 N/M $45 (plus cost of your tray.) Limit 15 participants. Enjoy a girl's night out and transform garden book botanical prints into beautiful pieces of art! Bring your own beverage of choice and have fun while learning the art of decoupage. Your tray will be a one of a kind, usable piece of art. Don't miss this opportunity to make wonderful gifts for yourself or anyone on your holiday list. Similar trays retail for $80 in town!Trays will be pre-ordered. Please choose your tray size (up to two). 4"x6": $6.00 ea. 6"x6": $7.00 ea. 5"x10": $10.00 ea.

Pequot Library -Fireside Tales--for Fathers and Kids

11/07/2016

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

7:00pm - 8:00pm Fireside story hour for fathers and their kids (ages 3+). Wear your pajamas and make popcorn for bedtime stories. Drop-in, no registration required. Free and open to the public. Sessions this season include: November 7, 14, 21; December 5, January 9, February 6.

Bruce Museum Feminism and Art Lecture Series. Wangechi Mutu: History, Alchemy and Afro-Feminist Futurism

11/07/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

10 am - 11 am. Curator and art historian Saisha Grayson will explore critical themes and artistic strategies in the work of Wangechi Mutu, one of the renowned artists featured in the exhibition Her Crowd. A Brooklyn-based artist born in Nairobi, Kenya, Mutu's multimedia practice encompasses collage, sculpture, installation, video and performance, and wrestles with the historic narratives and contemporary images that construct our global landscape, shaping how we see and treat each other and the planet. Her collaged paintings, drawings and videos position black female subjects as powerful agents in this terrain, while her sculpture installations illuminate the adaptive creativity of both human culture and the natural environment. Free and open to the public. No registration required.

Westport Historical Society Election Day Children’s Program

11/08/2016

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm. WHS will have a fun-filled day of activities for children ages 6 to 11 to explore the meaning and importance of election day.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Family Focus: Election Day

11/08/2016

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

10:30 am - 2 pm. Enjoy self-guided activities on school vacation days, storytelling and guided tours in the Creating Community exhibition. Sponsored by People's United Bank. Step back in time when the people of Connecticut had to choose sides between King George and the Tories and George Washington and the Patriots. What side are you on?

Bruce Museum Afternoons at the Bruce: Little Landscapes

11/08/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-413-6756.

1 pm - 3 pm. pend the afternoon off from school discovering, learning and creating! Workshops for grades K-5 explore the Museum's collections and exhibitions. Members $15, $25 non-members. Advance registration is required at eventbrite.com, space limited. Register by Friday, November 4.

New Canaan Nature Center Awesome Autumn Day

11/08/2016

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

1 to 3 pm. Drop in program. Come on over to NCNC to enjoy a beautiful autumn day with your kids and the NCNC naturalists! Frolic in the leaves and take part in field games, such as pumpkin ring toss, corn hole, and parachute games, anytime from 1-3pm. At 1:30 and 2:30 Naturalists will be leading autumn-themed relay races (like pumpkin broom ball & stuff-a-human-scarecrow) across the Green. You won't want to miss this day of fall fun & frivolity!

CT Audubon Center @ Fairfield Election Day Fun

11/08/2016

2325 Burr St., Fairfield, CT

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ages 4 to 8. Explore the changing season, make nature crafts, and meet and vote for this year's slate of animals running for "Favorite Critter." Bring your own lunch. Fee is CAS members $35/child, non-members $40/child. Pre-registration is required. To register call, 203-259-6305 ext. 109. 

Discovery Museum and Planetarium Election Day 2016

11/08/2016

4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 372-3521.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm. It's your right to have a great science museum! Join us on Election Day, where kids get the right to vote! We'll have mini voting booths for children to vote for their favorite Museum exhibit, coloring, hands-on activities, make-and-takes, a live Science on a Sphere demonstration and a special Planetarium show schedule.