MouseMuse Presents: Planes, Trains Automobiles at Fairfield Museum

12/06/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 7PM to 9PM the Fairfield Museum presents: MouseMuse--Planes ,Trains, Automobiles.  Tickets: $20.  MouseMuse presents a spellbinding evening featuring true ten-minute tales told by local storytellers on travel stories on planes, trains and automobiles. Call to register.

Hascoe Lecture Series: Gaston Lachaise and the Fate of Figurative Sculpture

12/06/2012

1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

Dr. Kenneth Silver, Professor of Art History, New York University, Adjunct Curator of Art, Bruce Museum.The Hascoe Lecture Series for fall 2012 will explore the art of early twentieth-century French sculptor Gaston Lachaise in context: his sources, esthetic strategies, and innovations, as well as the impact of his extraordinary work on his contemporaries and followers. Due to the overwhelming popularity of these lectures advance reservations are by e-mail only, and are necessary to hold a reserved seat.  No phone calls. Please note: Member reservations can be made for one person (senior, student and individual members) or two persons (all other members) for any one lecture. Non-members one reservation per e-mail. For the December 6 lecture e-mail reservations accepted beginning on November 21. E-mail to: Hascoe@brucemuseum.org

Quick Center for the Arts--Fairfield University Hosts Ellis Marsalis Quartet

12/07/2012

1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-254-4010.

On December 7, 2012 at 8PM at the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University a Jazz event with Ellis Marsalis Quartet presenting A Very New Orleans Christmas.  Call for tickets or check the website for further information.

Fairfield Museum House Tour of 1750 Ogden House

12/07/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5PM to 7:30PM join the Fairfield Museum as they open for a house tour and holiday refreshments the 1750 Ogden House.  Bring your family and friends to celebrate the season and to glimpse life from times past.  The Ogden House is located at 1520 Bronson Road. $3 Fee, Free for members.

Christmas Fair at Monroe Historical Society

12/07/2012 to 12/09/2012

311 Wheeler Road, Monroe, CT Phone: 203-268-3516.

Visit us at the Old Schoolhouse for all your Christmas needs! From cards and tags, to wrapping paper and bags. We have a large variety of home decorations and ornaments. As always, there will be a huge selection of gifts and our holiday favorite English muffin bread and homemade jams and jellies. Dec 7 - 5pm - 8:30 pm, Dec 8 - 10am - 4 pm, Dec 9 - 12pm - 5 pm

Story Time

12/07/2012 to 12/07/2012

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

Come see Todd DuPont in the Children’s Classroom and hear some of his favorite stories (Holiday and Nature Themed.) After a few stories, participants will work on a few art projects that relate to the stories. Reservations required; $5 for members, $10 for non-members. For more information, call 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail psaverine@bartlettarboretum.org ** * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.

Audubon Greenwich Program: Native Plants As Bird Food in Winter

12/08/2012

613 Riverville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831. Phone: 203-869-5272.

Saturday December 8--Native Plants As Bird Food In Winter   1:00-2:30 pm. Learn how the berries, nuts, cones, and seeds of native plants provide an important winter food supply for many winter birds, including those which would not come
to your bird feeders. Indoor introduction plus outdoor walk.

Fairfield Museum Offers Create Your Own Candy House Program For Families

12/08/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 10AM or 12Noon enjoy a fun, family-friendly activity creating your own Candy House.  Pre register as the sessions fill up quickly.  $15 per house, $10 Members.  Call to register.

Stepping Stone Museum for Children Elf Workshop Holiday Crafts and Peter and the Wolf by the National Marionette Theatre

12/08/2012

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

Elf Workshop Holiday CraftsSaturday, December 8 11:00 am – noon Peter and the Wolf by the National Marionette TheatreSaturday, December 8  at 2:00 pm

A Day in the Life of a Connecticut Civil War Soldier 27th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry at the Norwalk Public Library - Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil War

12/08/2012

1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-2780.

Civil War re-enactor Julius (Jay) W. Hull Jr. will represent the 27th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, demonstrating the daily routine, clothing, equipment, and weapons of soldiers in the nation’s biggest single crisis, at the Norwalk Public Library, One Belden Avenue, Saturday, December 8, 2012, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. This program is presented in partnership with Norwalk Community College’s regional series of events and exhibitions focusing on Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Civil War. The 27th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry was a Connecticut Civil War unit drawn from the New Haven area. Mr. Hull, a retired sergeant from the Fairfield Police Department, has been reenacting the Civil War for the past 18 years. He will be in full corporal uniform, from forage cap to brogans. A question and answer session will take place after the demonstration.This event is free and open to the public. he event will be held in the auditorium. To register or for more information, please call 203 899-2780 x15109.