Tuesday, November 3, 2009

What's Going On This Weekend?

November 6-8 - Madison
4th Annual Fair Earth Bazaar at the Mercy Center at Madison, 167 Neck Road. New England's largest Fair Trade marketplace, offering thousands of unique, beautiful and reasonably priced items--jewelry, accessories, baskets, clothing, home goods, food and much more. Handcrafted by artisans in dozens of developing nations in Africa, the Pacific Rim, Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America, all items will be Fair Trade, ensuring that workers enjoy fair wages and fair working conditions. Come and shop the world at Mercy Center. Friday, 4-8 PM, Saturday 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday 11 AM-3 PM. Admission $5.00. www.mercybythesea.org 203-245-0401

Novermber 7 - New Haven
The CT Children's Museum presents Saturdays at 2. This week's book is "The Doorbell Rang" by Pat Hutchins, and performed by Children’s Theater Stage & Story Troupe.

November 7 - Branford
Holiday Fair and Silent Auction 2009. The United Methodist Church, 811 East Main Street. SILENT AUCTION, BRAND NEW Kids’ Corner, Everyone’s Favorite Granny’s Cellar/Treasures and Bake shoppe. Branford Police “Smoke Trailer” & Police Officer Ron Washington with “Kid Care ID” umcbranford@snet.net WWW.GBGM-UMC.ORG/UMCBRANFORD 8am to 2pm Free or 203-488-0549
November 7-December 24 – New Haven
Celebration of American Crafts Holiday Exhibition. Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon St. Holiday exhibition and sale of fine contemporary crafts by more than 300 artists from across the America. Features glass, pottery, jewelry, fibers, wood furnishings and more. Mon.-Sat. 11 AM-6 PM, Thu. 11 AM- 8 PM, Sun. 1-5 PM, Dec. 24 11 AM-2 PM. Free. 203-562-4927

November 7 – Oxford
Arts & Crafts Show. Oxford Center School, Rte. 67. Juried show featuring all original and handmade, refreshments. Free. 10 AM -4 PM. 203- 888-0363

November 7 - Norwalk
Stepping Stones Museum presents Creative Kids.Learn about the Aboriginal people from Australia through their distinctive art style. 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

November 8 - Norwalk
Help us grow! Join us for the first Stepping Stones Step & Stroll-a-Thon to raise funds and show your support for the museum’s Growing Together Community Campaign. 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

November 8 – Hamden
Fall Hikers’ Hike at Sleeping Giant State Park off Rte. 10. A strenuous hike over rough terrain, suggested for experience hikers only. 10 AM. Free. 203-272-7841

November 8 - Madison
Open House. The Country School, 341 Opening Hill Rd. The Country School is a coeducational independent school for Preschool children to Grade 8. See for yourself how our exceptional and dedicated faculty give our students an education that lasts a lifetime! Free 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
www.thecountryschool.org admission@thecountryschool.org 203-421-3113

November 8 - Windsor Locks
Women Take Flight. New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Rd. (Rte. 75). Meet women in all fields of aviation. Presentations, short films and spend time talking with women who work in the aviation industry. Food vendors on site all day. 10 AM-5 PM. Adults $10, seniors $9, children (4-11) $5, 3 and under free. www.neam.org 860- 623-3305

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