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Holiday Express Train Show Night at Fairfield Museum

Don’t miss this holiday tradition! Young and old alike delight in the large and small scale model trains winding around spectacular winter villages and beautiful holiday scenery. Members of the Fairfield-based Housatonic Model Railroad Club, the Connecticut G-Scalers Club, and the Central Connecticut G-Gaugers Club will be on hand to answer questions and point out details of the collectibles, classic trains, modular dioramas, and antique trains in this eye-popping holiday display.
Dates: 
12/07/2022
12/08/2022
12/09/2022
Monday-Thursday: 10am-1pm Friday-Sunday: 10am-4pm December 26-December 30: 10am-4pm Closed Christmas Day & New Year’s Day
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Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

203-259-1598

Santa Hustle 2022 VIRTUAL

VIRTUAL is OPEN! Santa Claus is an incredible man but unfortunately, he can’t be everywhere at once. However, he does want you to be a part of the jolliest race series of the year! So why not run virtually?
Dates: 
12/07/2022
12/08/2022
12/09/2022
All day.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Pop-in Winter Games, Stories and Crafts

Looking for something fun and educational to do with your family during the holiday week? Listen to stories, play games and create crafts inspired by the lifeways and lessons of local Native Americans! Each day, the IAIS Education Department will feature traditional Native American Storytelling, as well as games and crafts. Play games such as snow snake, snow boat, and hoop and pole. Create keepsakes you can take home, such as corn husk dolls, buzzers, or beadwork. This family-friendly event is open to learners of all ages. An adult must remain on the premises while children are participating in the activities.
Dates: 
12/29/2022
12/30/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Location:

38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT, 06793
United States

Phone:

(860) 868 - 0518

29th Annual Holiday Train Show - Connecticut River Museum

The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum for its 29th year of fun for all ages. See what train artist Steve Cryan has created this year! A fully operational 26-foot train layout, “I SPY” scavenger hunts, and toddler sized viewing layout are all part of the fun!
Dates: 
12/07/2022
12/08/2022
12/09/2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Location:

67 Main St
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860.767.8269, ext 110

Noon Years Eve! An event for all ages, Nomads Noon Years Eve Craft Celebration!

An event for all ages, Nomads Noon Years Eve Celebration! There will be face painting, a DJ, games, bounce houses, a lunch buffet, and an EPIC BALLOON DROP AT NOON! This event sells out every year- don't wait to purchase your ticket! ** All ADULTS attending MUST purchase an Adult Admission ticket. Pre-sale, online only. Tickets will not be sold at the door. **
Dates: 
12/31/2022
11:00am
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Location:

100 Bidwell
South Windsor , CT, 06074
United States

Phone:

860.290.1177

Holiday Market at Powder Ridge

Get ready to shop! Artisans, craftsman and small businesses will be on The Ridge with all your Holiday gift needs. MOUNTAINSIDE HOLIDAY MARKET 10 - 3 pm will be bursting with unique and locally made gifts, art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, clothing and specialty food items. Visit with Santa from11 - 2 pm.
Dates: 
12/10/2022
10 AM – 3 PM
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Location:

99 Powder Hill Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-3454