Fairfield, CT - Holiday activities abound for children and adults of all ages during the Winter Wonderland Weekend festivities at the Fairfield University Bookstore downtown. Beginning with Shop & Stroll on Thursday, Dec. 8, over seven events are planned throughout the weekend of Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11. In addition to complimentary gift wrapping during the weekend, all events, crafting, giveaways, and author meet and greets are free to the public.
From 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, the Fairfield Bookstore is participating in downtown’s annual Shop & Stroll with a night of cider, cookies, and Fairfield U's Sweet Harmony Acapella Group. Stop in to hear live music, and enjoy some seasonal treats while shopping for friends and family’s gifts in the newly decorated aisles of the downtown bookstore.
Events on Saturday, Dec. 10 include: a meet and greet with Author Kitty Zeldis, writer of The Dressmaker of Prospect Heights, at 12 p.m. From 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be a visit and reading from Mrs. Claus herself and an appearance from the Green Crayon Mascot with a reading of holiday favorite Green Is For Christmas. Lucas the Stag will join children and adults at 2 p.m. for photo opportunities in his best Santa suit. Local acapela group Vocal Rewind will perform their Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. while Garelick & Herbs gourmet marketplace will be offering festive cookie decorating classes.
The fun continues on Sunday, Dec. 11 with our famous balloon artist creating balloon giveaways from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and meet and greet with Author Matt Tavares, along with a reading of his book Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever.
For these and all events at the bookstore, visit Fairfield U Bookstore Facebook.