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Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Friday, November 17, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The annual RGOA holiday extravaganza is coming in 70’s style! The Guild’s biggest fundraiser of the year opens Friday with a special preview party where festive refreshments will be served. The sale continues Saturday through Sunday with free admission and weekly shopping hours, 12-5pm Tuesday through Sunday. Closed the week of Thanksgiving through Thursday, November 23rd and open again on Friday, Nov. 24th through Sunday, Nov. 26th.
Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University
Friday, November 17, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Do not miss this production by Irish traditional concertina player Cormac Begley, European classical contemporary collective star gaze, and 12 international dancers from Teaċ Daṁsa. Mám combines classical and traditional elements, highlighting the resolution of life's polarities. The production acknowledges the potential for resolution and the connection between classical and traditional elements.
Saturday and Sunday, November 18-19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
It’s that time of year! Head to an exciting and colorful market and enter into a drawing with a $5 dollar donation to win a gift bag of items from the Museum shop, including a one-year family membership to the Museum. Santa will make his appearance on Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm!
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
November 18, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Journey into the wonderful world of lasers presented by Prismatic Magic. This dazzling 40-minute laser light show is a high-energy roller coaster of shapes, sounds and colors set to a compilation of current and classic hits. Free with museum admission!
The Palace Theatre, Stamford
Saturday, November 18, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling kids of all ages! Inspired by childhood standards like Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan, this show brings you a modern fairy tale with one major twist. Each classic tale represents a journey of a kid who grows up and learns something. The show follows Mr. B, a creature of modern habits who always feels pressed by a thousand things to do in a world that seems to be moving too fast. The office worker discovers a little aquarium that appears like magic inside his briefcase and gradually becomes enchanted by the wondrous underwater world of Bubblelandia.
Saturday, November 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The 2022 Heida Hermanns Competition laureate has been very busy performing around the world with major orchestras, and now he is back to grace Connecticut with his talent. Celebrate Artem’s talent and success!
Sunday, November 19, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The holiday season will officially kick off with one of the largest parades of its kind in the country. Giant helium balloons, fabulous floats featuring Kidz Bop and Santa plus several award-winning marching bands and dance groups. Don’t forget to check out the Giant Balloon Inflation Party on Saturday, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Hoyt Street at Summer Street too!
The Meetinghouse, Ridgefield
Sunday, November 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Storytellers across Ridgefield will entertain audiences with exciting tales. Come and experience all the wonderful stories.
Ferguson Library, Stamford
Sunday, November 19, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Traditional music, dance and a rangoli exhibition are showcased in the festival that symbolizes the victory of light over darkness. One of the most important holidays in India! All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Blake Recital Hall, Westport
Sunday, November 19, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This ensemble features Suzuki Schools’ executive director Dr. Andrew Smith on violin and faculty member Andrea Mills on cello in an informal setting designed for the whole family. Children of all ages can bring a pillow and sit up close with the performers. For children ages 4 and up.
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