Wednesday, November 5, 2008

What's Going On This Weekend?

There is a long list of things to do this weekend, but if we've left anything off, please let us know my leaving a comment or sending us an email: .

November 8 - Ansonia
Creature Features: Every Saturday at Noon. The Ansonia Nature Center. Come to meet the Nature Center’s animal ambassadors. Some are cuddly and some are not! Get introduced to a mammal, a reptile, a bird or even an anthropoid! call (203) 736-1053 or visit their web site for more information. Free.

November 8- New Haven
Children's Story Hour. Yale Book Store, 77 Broadway.
Dinosaurs Stories of Dinosaurs are the topic of the day! 1:00 PM

November 8- New Haven
Ct Children's Museum's Saturdays at 2:00
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina; performed by Children’s Theater Stage & Story Troupe.

November 8-9 – Essex
Thomas the Tank Engine Day Out With Thomas™. Essex Steam Train, One Valley Railroad.
Is there a young child in America who is not a fan of the little tank engine that tries so hard to please? We're proud to bring Thomas the Tank Engine to the Valley Railroad for a day of rides, games, entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Thomas is sure he can pull the Valley Railroad be sure to be on board! 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tickets: $18 for ages two and up. Advance purchase recommended. For tickets and information visit or call 866.468.7630

November 8 - Branford
Annual Holiday Fair and Silent Auction. The United Methodist Church of Branford, 811 East Main Street. Featuring: Bake shop, items for sale-Plant table, books, jewelry, and handcraft items and vendor tables, Silent Auction and Granny’s Cellar. The Branford Police & Branford Fire Departments will both be present with special items and demonstrations for your family safety, including, the “Smoke House” weather permitting. Special holiday visit from Santa between 10am and 2pm. Holiday Family Photos will be available all day long. Food will be available. 8AM to 3PM. HTTP://WWW.GBGM-UMC.ORG/UMCBRANFORD 203-488-0549

November 8-December 24 – New Haven
American Crafts Festival. Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street. 40th Annual Celebration of American Crafts. An exhibition and sale of fine contemporary crafts by over 400 artists across the country representing the finest in glass, ceramics, jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, handcrafted furniture and much more. Open Daily 11-5, Thursdays 11-8, Sundays 1-5, Dec 24 10-1. Free. (203) 562-4927

November 2-16 - New Haven
Grove Street Cemetery Historical Walking Tour 27 Grove Street. One Hour Walking Historical and Artistic Tour. 12:00pm Free 203-389-5403

November 6-9 – Madison
Fair Earth Bazaar. Mercy Center at Madison, 167 Neck Road.
Special Preview Night is Thurs, Nov 6 from 5-8 pm with $5.00Admission. Fri and Sat, Nov 7-8, 9-5; and Sun, Nov 9, 11-3. Admission is free Fri, Sat and Sun. (203) 245-0401

November 7 - Fairfield
Family Builders Turkey Bingo! First Baptist Church of Fairfield, 65 Church Hill Road. Come join us for a night of fun Bingo games, refreshments, prizes and laughs! Family night for single parents and their kids of all ages. 7:00 pm Free. 203-374-9702

November 7 – December 24
The Polar Express at Westfarms. Participate in the 2008 snow globes interactive exhibit featuring the holiday classic, “The Polar Express.” For more information, visit:

November 8 - Branford
Branford Folk Music Society. First Congregational Church 1009 Main St. Ed Miller has been hailed as “one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival” and as “one of Scotland’s best singing exports.” 8 p.m. Admission: $15. (203) 488-7715

November 8 & 9 - Milford
The Halls of St. Mary - A Holiday Shopping Experience. St. Mary School - 72 Gulf Street - Milford, CT 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
FREE (203) 876-0925

November 9 - Windsor Locks
“Voices of Pride” Open Cockpit. New England Air Museum, Rte. 75. Meet the veterans who flew or worked on aircraft during World War II, Korean War, Vietnam and Desert Storm. Climb into 12 aircraft and play pilot. Admission: Adults $9.50, children (6-11) $6, 5 and under free. 10-5. (860) 623-3305

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