Downtown Cabaret Theatre - An Evening with Neil Diamond

12/07/2013

263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-576-1636.

Saturday, December 7 at 5:30pm and Saturday, December 7 at 8:30pm. Reserved tickets for performances: $47. Whatever you call Tom Sadge...a Neil Diamond impersonator, tribute artist and lookalike, audiences swear it's like seeing and hearing the real thing!!! Having spent time with the star himself, Tom Sadge brings the true essence of Neil Diamond to life on the stage. He was very honored when, during a 2002 concert in Pennsylvania, Neil, himself, leaned over the stage and, pointing to Tom, told the crowd of several thousand "This guy sounds just like me!"

Meet the Artists, Drew and Audrey Klotz at Carriage Barn Arts Center

12/08/2013

Waveny Park , New Canaan, CT

Meet the Artists, Drew and Audrey Klotz, Sunday, December 8th, 2-4pm

Bruce Museum - Try an Oyster Family Day

12/08/2013

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376 .

1-4. Come and learn about our local oyster industry and taste a local oyster with Norm Bloom from Best Oysters, Norm Bloom & Son in Norwalk. Norm will be on hand with his crew to show folks how to shuck oysters and enjoy them! Everyone will have the chance to eat an oyster, explore the exhibition and make a fun oyster puppet. All activities are free with Museum admission and suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

A Special Holiday Performance by Acclaimed Jazz Guitarist, John Pizzarelli at The Stamford Palace Theatre

12/08/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203-325-4466.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.Make this a holiday event for your whole family. Acclaimed jazz guitarist and crooner will be at the Stamford Palace Theatre performing a medley of holiday music and songs from the Great American Songbook.Tickets range from $33 - $75 (kids are half price). Buy your tickets today at www.stamfordsymphony.org Or call the Box Office at 203 325 4466. For more information call 203-325-1407 x 14.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Sunday Explorers

12/08/2013

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our popular guided farm and trail programs and animal “meet and greets” return. Stop by the Overbrook Nature Center for a self-guided craft, to visit our animals, or join us for a program.   Different themes, animals, and stories each week! 1 – 4 pm    Self-guided crafts & open classroom. 1:30 pm     Guided Hike or Farm Program 2:30 pm.  Science Spot 3:30 pm Animal Meet & Greet.  Members: FREE | Non-members: FREE with gate admission. For more information visit www.stamfordmuseum.org, call 203.977.6521 or e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org.

Barnum Museum - The evolution of the tales and traditions of a Victorian age Christmas

12/08/2013

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

Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m. Celebrate the Season presented by Kathleen Maher, Executive Director.As a wonderful diversion from the holiday hustle and bustle, take a fascinating journey back in time to holiday festivities of bygone days at one of these engaging and delightful lectures. Maher will present the evolution of the tales and traditions of a Victorian age Christmas. Admission $5.

Greenwich Historical Society Prgram: Holiday Marionette Show

12/08/2013

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

Holiday Marionette Show: Bully! For the Three Wee Pigs How will a sensational singer, a prolific painter and an industrious architect deal with the nonstop taunting of a puffed-up bully? No Strings Marionette Company's rendition of "The Three Little Pigs" will make it all clear in the end. This new production serves up a hilarious romp through an opera stage, an artist's studio and the problem-solving mind of a designer of buildings. Be sure not to miss one of the Greenwich Historical Society's most beloved family events. There will also be a craft activity and refreshments in the classroom between performances. Vanderbilt Education Center Sunday, December 8, 2013, 2:00, 4:00 or 6:00 pm $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers Reservations strongly suggested. Space limited.

The Palace Theatre - John Pizzarelli

12/08/2013

61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-325-4466.

A Christmas Concert presented by Stamford Symphony. Selections to include holiday favorites, such as Let it Snow, The Christmas Song and selections from the Great American Songbook. Showtime: 3 p.m. Tickets: Adults:$75, $55, $35 Students under 17: $37.50, $27.50, $17.50

Westport Country Playhouse - Script in Hand Playreading

12/09/2013

25 Powers Court, Westport, CT Phone: 203.227.4177 or 888.927.7529.

7 p.m. The Script in Hand Playreading Series is curated by Anne Keefe, Playhouse Associate Artistic . She co-directed with Joanne Woodward the Playhouse production of David Copperfield, directed readings of And Then There Were None, Harvey, Bedroom Farce and A Song at Twilight, and appeared in A Holiday Garland and a reading of Arsenic and Old Lace. She is a former Westport Country Playhouse Artistic Director.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Elf Workshop

12/10/2013 to 12/14/2013

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203 899 0606.

10:15 - 10:45AM  and 11 - 11:30 - Office Organizers The Elf Workshop becomes the place to work with wood and make a special desk organizer for that busy person in your life. This handsome desk accessory will hold a pencil or pen, paper clips and serve as a paperweight. Personalize your gift item with your own unique decorations. Ticketed Admittance on a first-come, first-served basis. Free with museum admission.