Stamford Center for the Arts Chicago City Limits

12/12/2014

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

Direct from New York, world class improv group Chicago City Limits is the city's longest-running show with over 10,000 performances over 30 years! The New York Post characterized it as the "Funniest show in town... Not to be missed!!" And the New York Times called the cast "the perfect masters of improvisation."

Westport Historical Society Family Gift Making Workshop for the Holidays

12/13/2014

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

10:45am – 12:45pm. The best gifts are the ones home-made and we've got a great selection of gifts to make for people of all ages. These gifts include: retro snow globes, organic wreaths, vintage building blocks and cookie cutter ornaments among others.

Beardsley Zoo 4th Annual Animal Art Show & Sale

12/13/2014

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 394-6565.

6:00pm - 9:00pm. Join us for our 4th Annual Animal Art Show & Sale! Animal-created artwork makes a unique and artistic gift for the upcoming holidays. It's a conversation starter, a reminder of the beauty of animals, and a unique addition to any collection. Your purchase will help zoo keepers at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to fund various events and conservation projects, animal enrichment, and professional development. We hope you can make it to one of these free events - the zoo keepers would love to meet you. Held in our Hanson Exploration Station building. Admission is free. Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks will be served. Snow Date: December 20.

Music at the Maritime Aquarium Norwalk

12/13/2014 to 12/14/2014

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: (203) 852-0700.

The Norwalk Youth Symphony (NYS) was founded in 1956 by John Master with the purpose of enriching the lives of young people within a musical community. In partnership with parents, teachers and schools, NYS provides the finest possible training, practice and performance opportunities, enabling more than 240 students to learn, share and enjoy the power of music. Learn more at www.norwalkyouthsymphony.org.

Fairfield Museum Offers Candy House Workshop

12/13/2014

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

Fairfield Museum will offer a workshop:  Candy House Workshop on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 10AM to 12PM. Call to register.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Live Holiday Music!

12/13/2014 to 12/14/2014

10 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.852.0700 .

Joyous holiday sounds meet Long Island Sound in a special series of live performances by some of the Norwalk area's most talented students. All performances are at 2 p.m. in The Maritime Aquarium's Newman's Own Hall. Sat., Dec. 13 – the Norwalk Community College Choir. Sun., Dec. 14 – the Norwalk Youth Symphony. All performances are free with Aquarium admission.

Woodcock Nature Center Wreath Festival Family Days

12/13/2014

56 Deer Run Rd., Wilton, CT Phone: 203-762-7280.

amily Wreath Making Days will be Saturday Dec. 13th from Noon-4pm. Family Days are open house, so come anytime (plan to arrive no later than 3 pm). The cost is $40 per wreath with an additional $10 discount on the first wreath for any mom who is also coming to Ladies' Night. No reservation required (however, if you are planning to come with a large group, please let us know ahead of time so we can plan space and materials accordingly).There will be hot cocoa served!

Pequot Library Music for Youth Free Young Persons' Concert

12/13/2014

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

2:00pm - 3:00pm Music for Youth and Pequot Library present: Kristin Lee, violin. Winner of the Astral Artists' 2010 National Auditions, she is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique. Free Master Classes follow the free concert. To register for master classes, call (203) 254-0123 or e-mail musicforyouthct@gmail.com, for more information visit musicforyouth.net.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Around the World: Performance Series

12/13/2014

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

2:00 pm. Enjoy a performance by ABBA Girlz, the ultimate ABBA tribute band!

The Klein Presents The Vienna Boys Choir

12/13/2014

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

7:30 P.m. Emperor Maximilian I founded the Vienna Hofmusikkapelle, and in consequence the Vienna Boys Choir, in 1498. Until 1918, the choir sang exclusively for the imperial court, at mass, at private concerts and on state occasions. Today there are around 100 choristers between the ages of ten and fourteen, divided into four touring choirs who give around 300 concerts and performances each year in front of almost half a million people. Tickes $28-$68