Greenwich Historical Society - The Snow Maiden" Marionette Performance


39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

Saturday, December 12, Shows at 1:00 and 3:00 pm atGreenwich Historical Society, Vanderbilt Education Center/ $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers/ Advance purchase highly recommended. To purchase tickets, visit or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10. The Greenwich Historical Society will host a holiday presentation of "The Snow Maiden" by the No Strings Marionette Company. The tale of the Snow Maiden, told in Russia for hundreds of years, is about a perfect little girl sculpted entirely of snow, magically brought to life to the delight of a childless couple that embraces her as their own. But can love sustain this child of winter upon the arrival of spring? Find out as a host of the mythical characters bring this original adaptation of a beloved Russian folktale to life in a whole new way. The audience will have an opportunity to participate during the performance, to interact with the puppets and performers and to examine the puppets after the show.



Klein Theatre Greater Bridgeport Symphony Beethoven’s Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir”


910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263.

Join us Saturday, December 12th at 8:00PM for "Beethoven's Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir" Symphony No. 9 GBS will team with the Mendelssohn Choir for the famous choral rendition of "Ode to Joy" Sara Heaton – Soloist. Admission: $29, $39, $49, $59.

Connecticut Symphonic Winds Concert--Fairfield


689 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-386-1625.

On December 12, 2015 the Connecticut Symphonc Winds ensemble will perform seasonal merriment with an afternoon holiday concert.  Free to all.  The concert will take place at the Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts Holiday Handbell Performance--Norwalk


303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-0606.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12 - 2:00 pm - Holiday Handbell Performance. Enjoy the sounds of an enchanting holiday handbell performance by Shelton's Trinity Lutheran Church Bell Choir.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony Beethoven's Ninth with the Mendelssohn Choir


446 University Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 576-0263.

On Dec.12, the GBS will team with the Mendelssohn Choir for Beethoven's Ninth, with its famous choral rendition of "Ode to Joy," a poem written by Friedrich Schiller in 1785. Among the soloists will be soprano Sara Heaton, who was warmly embraced by thousands at the Barnum Festival/GBS outdoor pops concert at Seaside Park in June.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony 70th Concert Season Featuring Beethoven's Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir


910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06605. Phone: 800-424-0160.

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 the Greater Bridgeport Symphony will present Beethoven's Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir at the Klein Memorial Auditorium.  Program:  Symphony No. 9.  Check the website for further information.

Stamford Symphony Presents Handel's Messiah

12/12/2015 to 12/12/2015

279 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901. Phone: 203.325.4466 .

Featuring The Pro Arte Singers at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist Celebrate the season with the glorious and inspiring music of Handel's Messiah. 250 years after the death of the composer, this music is still presented frequently -- especially over the holiday season. Stamford Symphony will be performing an abbreviated version of the Messiah which will include Part I and the Hallelujah Chorus. Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, 279 Atlantic Street, Stamford. Tickets: $55, $45, $25. Call for best seats! 203.325.4466 or go to


Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Hosts Doll & Teddy Bear Tea--Norwalk


295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-838-9799.

Holiday Open House--Sunday, December 13, 2015, 12-4 p.m.--General Admission: $5. Doll & Teddy Bear Tea: $10 per child (Reservations can be placed starting November). The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will create a festive family event and several hours of entertainment, all in the spirit of an old-fashioned community celebration. The New Canaan Dance Academy will open the festivities with a dance performance that will thrill audiences of all ages. NCDA, founded in 2001 by Elaine Young, offers training in multiple dance styles to students of all ages ranging from 3 years old to Adult.

Greenfield Hill Congregational Church Hosts Holiday Music Concert--Fairfield


1045 Old Academy Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-5596.

A much anticipated annual musical event, this year's holiday music concert, Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm features professional soloists: Jodi Keogan – Soprano and Mark Watson - Baritone accompanied by pianist David Harris. The musical program will include a selection of beautiful arrangements of popular sacred and secular solos and duets. Amongst the favorites are: I'll Be Home for Christmas, Oh Holy Night, Santa Baby, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Baby its Cold Outside, as well as a medley of carols. The concert is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Pequot Library Hosts Seasons Readings: A Christmas Ballad for the Captain--Southport


720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT 06890. Phone: 203-259-0346 Ext. 20.

Seasons Readings, at Pequot Library on December 13, 2015 at 4:00pm will include a live performance of A Christmas Ballad for the Captain, shown here being performed at another library. Members of the professional cast at JIB Productions, Inc. will perform the holiday literary comedy, Seasons Readings, at Pequot Library on December 13, 2015 at 4:00pm. Tickets are on sale now.