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Open House at the Ethel Walker School

Join us November 11 and see how our girls are intellectual leaders and stewards of their own education. Our open house program includes a student-guided campus tour, an opportunity to learn about our curriculum, riding program, athletics and art offerings, and numerous ways to meet and interact with students, faculty and staff.
Dates: 
12/09/2019
9 am - 12 pm
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Location:

230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT, 06070
United States

Phone:

860-408-4467

Wethersfield Holidays On Main

Join your neighbors and friends for the annual Holidays On Main Street - Winter Celebration! Silent Auction at the Webb Barn, Carol Sing and Tree Lighting at 6:00, Visits with Santa, watch the Fire Juggler & Ice Carver, there will be Street Vendors and local Artisans. Free Event, No Tickets Required!
Dates: 
12/05/2019
5 pm
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Location:

200 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT, 06109
United States

Blue Black Mitten Run

This festive family 5K tradition on December 8, 2019, welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to celebrate the season as a community. The 5K winds through West Hartford neighborhoods, lined with homes decorated for the holidays and festive shop windows. Bring the kids to participate in the HMF FitKids run- a ½ mile or one-mile dash to Blue Back Square. #MittenRun All participants receive a warm knit beanie, high-fives from Santa, gourmet hot chocolate and holiday cookies await finishers for post-race merriment in Blue Back Square. Kids run starts at 10 AM and adults at 10:30 AM. Register early for all 3 events to guarantee commemorative HO HO HOliday Series swag.
Dates: 
12/08/2019
10:00 AM
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Location:

65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

(860) 523-4409

Free Movie at the Wethersfield Library: Mary Poppins

Saturday Cinema starts at 1:30 pm. Registration is not required. Seating is limited. Movies may be subject to change.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
1:30 pm
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Location:

515 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT, 06109
United States

Phone:

860-529-2665

Breakfast with Frosty & Friends at the Beardsley Zoo

Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo!
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/14/2019
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Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

203-394-6574

Reading Buddies at the Wallingford Library

Need a little extra reading help? Choate student volunteers will join Kindergarten through 2nd graders for activities such as reading together, playing interactive games, and doing group read-alouds and skits. This program is offered in conjunction with Choate Rosemary Hall and the Wallingford Rotary Interact Club. Grades K-2. No registration is required for this drop-in program.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
6 - 7:30 pm
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Location:

200 North Main Street
Wallingford, CT, 06492
United States

Phone:

203-284-6435

26th Annual Holiday Train Show at the CT River Museum

Opens to Members – November 26, 2019; Opens to Public – November 27, 2019. The family friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum for its 26th 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: 
12/05/2019
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
10 am - 5 pm
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Location:

67 Main St
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(860) 767-8269

Holiday Stroll at Blue Black Square

Get in the holiday spirit on Thursday, December 5, 2019, with West Hartford’s classic New England-style Holiday Stroll at Blue Back Square and West Hartford Center. This free, family-friendly annual event has something for everyone. Come meet Santa & Mrs. Claus and their elves, see the Holiday tree lighting, sample lots of tasty treats, check out the window decorating contest, take part in the make-your-own luminaria workshop, roast marshmallows, peek inside West Hartford’s fire trucks, enjoy our strolling Victorian carolers and so much more.
Dates: 
12/05/2019
5-8 PM
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Location:

65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

(860) 523-4409

Woodbury Ballet Presents The Nutcracker 2019

Enjoy a family holiday tradition where sugar plums dance, flowers waltz and snowflakes leap across the stage weaving a splendid tale of a little girl’s dream of first love. The majesty of Tchaikovsky’s music combines with a talented cast to make Woodbury Ballet’s Annual Nutcracker a treat for all ages.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
4 pm
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Location:

100 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT, 06702
United States

Phone:

203.346.2000

Snow Ball With Elsa

Let it all go at Elsa's snow ball! Meet and dance with Elsa, have your face painted, ride the carousel and create your very own snowflake pendant necklace.
Dates: 
12/08/2019
1 PM – 3 PM
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Location:

95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Children's Christmas Party & Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Town of Plainfield will host a Children's Christmas Party from 5:30-7:30pm inside the Town Hall Auditorium. Families can enjoy crafts & cookies, and a special guest appearance from Santa! Outside at Lions Park, the Plainfield Business Association will present its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with carol singers, hot cocoa and hay rides. We will light the tree at 6 pm. Admission is free!
Dates: 
12/06/2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm
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Organization:

Town of Plainfield

Location:

8 Community Avenue
Plainfield, CT, 06374
United States

Phone:

860-564-1819

Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth Atheneum

Festival of Trees & Traditions has become an annual holiday custom for visitors from throughout the state and beyond. Every year community members, artists and organizations decorate holiday trees and wreaths to be displayed in the galleries throughout the week. All items are for sale, and profits help fund the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Purchase a tree or wreath for your home or donate it to a local charity. Public hours for viewing the Festival of Trees & Traditions are 10am–5pm from November 29 – December 8. Please note: The prices below reflect a $3 fundraising surcharge that is added to all museum admission prices during Festival of Trees & Traditions.
Dates: 
12/05/2019
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
10 am – 5 pm
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Location:

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8602782670