Fairfield Museum and History Center Candy House Workshop!

12/09/2017

370 Beach Road , Fairfield, CT

10-11:30 Holiday fun for the whole family. Celebrate the magic of the season by creating a sweet and colorful Candy House. Let your imagination bring to life a holiday scene decorated with gumdrops, peppermints, marshmallows, licorice and delicious treats! Members: $10; Non-Members: $15 per house.

Beardsley Zoo Breakfast with Frosty and Friends!

12/09/2017 to 12/23/2017

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6574.

Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo! Characters will be available for photo opps and breakfast will be served. Event dates are Dec. 9,10,16,17 and 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. Reservations are required! Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. Cost is $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission, photo opps, and breakfast!

Connecticut Audubon at Fairfield Backyard Birding

12/09/2017

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305, x109.

10-11 am. Winter is a perfect time for birding. Join our naturalist and learn to identify Connecticut's birds by sight and sound. Discover bird feeding habits, ways to attract birds to your feeder and what seed to use. Learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. For ages 12 and up.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children ATW: Performance

12/09/2017

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

2pm –  3pmPerformance Series: Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World – With colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, Spain, and the Bronx, David Gonzalez paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children YES2 Holiday Craft Fair

12/09/2017

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

11:30am – 2pm. YES2 participants sell crafts in time for the holidays.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Accessibility Day

12/09/2017

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

9am –5pmFREE Admission for families and caregivers of children with special needs. Enjoy the museum's exhibits, mingle with other families and learn with your child in a safe and welcoming environment. Every second Saturday of the month – now all day long! An Open Arms program. My Ability 11am – Noon A sensory-friendly workshop open to families and caregivers visiting through Accessibility Day.

Shelton Holiday Craft Festival

12/09/2017

830 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT

Location: Hyatt House Hotel. 10 am - 4 pm. High quality arts and crafts show.

Maritime Aquarium Santa in the Toy Shop

12/09/2017 to 12/10/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Times: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (but see below) Cost: no charge for a photo; small fee to build a  toy. Where else would Santa Claus be on the weekends before Christmas but in a toy-building operation? Santa will oversee youngsters as they build toy boats in our festively retooled Toy Boat Workshop.

Maritime Aquarium Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruises

12/09/2017 to 12/10/2017

10 North Water St, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-852-0700.

Times for both: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cost: $22.95 ($17.95 for Aquarium Members) Join us out on Long Island Sound Sound as we seek out some of the seals and waterfowl that spend their winters just off our shores! Memorable family fun but all participants must be at least 42 inches tall.

Rowayton Nativity Pageant

12/09/2017

177 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, CT

6 pm. at Pinkney Park. The annual Rowayton Nativity Pageant has found a permanent home! Join us again in Pinkney Park on Saturday, December 9th at 6:00pm. Featuring local performers and clergy and live animals, this family event is a wonderful way to rediscover the joy of Christmas with your neighbors and friends.