Wednesday, November 18, 2009

What's Going On This Weekend?

November 19-December 31 – New Haven
Fantasy of Lights, Lighthouse Park, Lighthouse Rd. Drive through an enchanting land of sparkling lights and spectacular holiday light displays. Delights children and adults of all ages. Admission: Vehicles $10; mini-bus $25, bus $50. Sun.-Thu. 5-9 PM., Fri. and Sat. 5-10 PM. 203-777-2000

November 20-February 14 - Essex
Holiday Train Show Exhibit. Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St. Features an operating model railroad that is bigger and better than ever and promises to bring out the child in everyone. Admission: Adults $8, seniors $7, children (6-12) $5, under 6 free. Tue.-Sun. 10 AM - 5 PM. 860-767-8269

November 21 - New Haven
The CT Children's Museum presents Saturdays at 2. This week's book is "Stone Soup" by Marcia Brown, and read by Max Malmquist, Teacher.

November 21 - Norwalk
Stepping Stones Museum presents: Tellebration! Join Ann Shapiro and Marcia Hupp from the Connecticut Storytelling Center as they share stories about Australia. This program is part of Tellebration!, a statewide event celebrating the joy of story. 2:30-3:15 pm.

November 21-22 - Branford/Guilford/Madison
Shoreline Arts Trail Open Studio Weekend. 40 artists open their studios to display their work. Maps available at each studio and each town library, the Guilford Arts Center. Free. 10 AM-4 PM. 203-481-3505

November 21- Meriden
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair. Augusta Curtis Cultural Center, 175 East Main St. Enjoy an artistic extravaganza of arts, crafts and baked goods all for sale. Free. 10 AM-9 PM. 203-639-2856

November 21-January 10 – Old Lyme
The Magic of Christmas: A Holiday Celebration. Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St. Miss Florence Artist Trees decorated with the work of more than 100 artists from across the country, themed Fantasy Trees, and the historic house decorated for a 1910 Christmas. Admission: Adults $9, seniors $8, students $7, children (12 and under) free. Tue.-Sat. 10 AM-5 PM, Sun. 1 PM-5 PM 860- 434-5542

November 21 - Waterbury
Mini Holiday Greek Food Festival, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 937 Chase Pkwy. Greek food, pastries and music. Free. 11 AM- 7 PM. 203-754-5189

November 22 - Guilford
Art Together Family Workshop: Pinch Pot Favors. Guilford Art Center, Route 77. Spend time with family & friends one Sunday per month & discover your creative side together. We provide the materials, you decide what to create and bring your art home. This week, decorate your Thanksgiving table with candy-filled clay place markers. 1-2:30 PM. $8 per person; registration required. 203-453-5947

November 22 – Waterbury
"Ode to Joy". Fine Arts Center at Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Pkwy. The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's Symphony #9, composed by the great master near the end of his career. 3 PM. Admission: $5-$40. 203-574-4283

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