Finding the Right School 2015

An annual guide to the area’s diverse selection of independent schools




The Listings

Finding a school that’s a perfect fit can be as difficult as finding a rhyme for orange. Luckily, there’s an ever-growing bounty of options: for every need—be it academic, extra-curricular, special needs, or many other criteria—and for every child, there’s an institution eager to impart knowledge. To help readers
begin the selection process, we’ve compiled a list of the many independent schools in the area.

Apple Blossom School & Family Center
Wilton, CT
Enrollment: Nursery – K,
203-493-4003,
appleblossomschool.org

Apple Blossom offers formal parent/child programs based on the Waldorf method of education. Children learn to build their emotional strength. A new extended care program has been added, allowing parents to drop children off at 8 am to be picked up by 4 pm.

Avon Old Farms
Avon, CT
Enrollment: 408, 9 – post-grad, all boys,
860-404-4100,
avonoldfarms.com

A boy’s boarding school that uses programs designed to help young men focus on healthy development during a time when distractions abound. Avon’s core values of honesty, integrity, and community permeate life at this bucolic campus. The distinctive Cotswold architecture accentuates a traditional approach to education.

Bement School
Deerfield, MA
Enrollment: 219, K – 9,
413-774-7061
bement.org

From classrooms to dorms, Bement aims to learn as a whole while encouraging individual accountability. Bement strives for an academically diverse and multicultural student body that works together to create an intellectually rigorous climate of acceptance and kindness. 

Berkshire Country Day
Lenox, MA
Enrollment: 210, Pre-K – 9,
413-637-0755,
berkshirecountryday.org

Dedicated to encouraging academic excellence at the highest level and to realizing each student’s potential for well-rounded development. Berkshire provides a stimulating and challenging education in a supportive and nurturing environment. 

Berkshire School
Sheffield, MA
Enrollment: 399, 9 – 12,
413-229-8511,
berkshireschool.org

Established in 1907, Berkshire School prepares 9th-12th graders for a global future. Pioneering programs—advanced math/science, advanced humanities, and sustainability and resource management—coexist with AP offerings in all disciplines. Students embrace the school motto: “Learning—not just for school, but for life.”

Brunswick School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 929, Pre-K – 12, all boys,
203-625-5800
brunswickschool.org

A tradition since 1902, Brunswick’s teachers are specifically trained to focus on boys’ needs, challenge them, and build self-confidence. “Top-notch college placement, excellent academics, and strong values attracted us,” says one mother. The school also features outstanding facilities.

The Canaan Ridge School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 86, Pre-K – 4,
203-322-7191
canaanridgeschool.org

Multi-age classrooms on this 10-acre campus offer many opportunities for children to learn at their own pace. Extracurricular activities include chess, yoga, French, Mandarin, and drama, as well as a science program popular with both parents and students.  

Canterbury School
New Milford, CT
Enrollment: 357, 9 – 12,
860-210-3800
cbury.org

This Catholic college-prep day and boarding school hopes to inculcate a love of learning in its students to prepare them for life after high school. The campus boasts a warm family atmosphere that is created by a committed faculty and talented students who want to be part of this community. Gathered from 21 states and 16 countries, students strive to embody five values: honesty, respect, compassion, spirituality, and self-reliance. Academically challenging, the school offers its students an array of classes, including more than 20 AP courses and each student is paired with an advisor who serves as a link between school and life.

Chase Collegiate School
Waterbury, CT
Enrollment: 402, Pre-K – 12
203-236-9500,
chasecollegiate.org

Chase believes that strong students deserve a worthy challenge, so it keeps class sizes low—between 11-13 kids. Comprised of a motivated, ambitious, and passionate student body, the Upper School (grades 9-12) offers 14 AP classes for those who wish to deepen their education, and the Lower School has exciting features, such as a Gardening Program, to encourage continuously growing learners. 

Cheshire Academy
Cheshire, CT
Enrollment: 351, 8-postgraduate
203-272-5396,
cheshireacademy.org

This co-educational, college preparatory school boasts a low student-to-teacher ratio of 7:1 and average class size of 12. Cheshire strives to inform its students of international issues, thus creating global citizens. In addition to a curriculum based on English, math, science, history, and foreign language, the academy also offers an international baccalaureate program for students wishing to push themselves further.

Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, CT
Enrollment: 865, 9 – Post-grad,
203-697-2000
choate.edu

Spread over 400 acres and offering 240 courses, Choate Rosemary Hall provides programs to satisfy every student and parent. Offers programs in China, France, Spain, Japan, and Jordan.

Christian Heritage School
Trumbull, CT
Enrollment: 457, K - 12,
203-261-6230,
kingsmen.org

It combines Christian values with a rigorous curriculum and strong athletic program. Through a challenging environment, students learn to face tough problems and take responsibility. Seventy percent of students participate in athletics. 

Connecticut Friends School
Wilton, CT
Enrollment: 75, Pre-K – 8,
203-762-9860,
ctfriendsschool.org

With 75 students in only 6 multi-age classrooms. The school establishes a formidable environment that challenges and enables students. Interweaves the best of Quaker education with the best of homeschooling. 

Convent of the Sacred Heart
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 740, Pre-K – 12, all girls,
203-531-6500,
cshgreenwich.org

Teaches academic excellence, spiritual foundation, and modern facilities.  Steeped in a solid academic tradition, Convent of the Sacred Heart educates women to have independence of judgment, personal freedom, and strength of character so that they can become leaders.

Dana Hall School
Wellesley, MA
Enrollment: 466, 6 - 12, all girls,
781-235-3010,
danahall.org

An independent boarding and day school for girls, Dana Hall fosters growth for each individual and prepares them for college and rich, rewarding lives. Students are exposed to challenges and develop analytical and creative thinking abilities through rigorous core requirements that focus intensely on academic skills, like writing and research. Teachers fuel each classroom with fresh information and perspectives gained from their enriching sabbatical travels. Dana Hall also features an excellent Riding Center Horsemanship Camp. 

Darrow School
New Lebanon, NY
Enrollment: 107, 9 - 12,
77-432-7769,
darrowschool.org

Features an expansive curriculum that focuses on core courses in the arts, science, history, math, English, and foreign languages. Class sizes on average have nine students and an enviable 4:1 student-teacher ratio. The school is also a leading proponent of sustainability, as it is incorporated into the curriculum and the community’s way of life.

Eagle Hill-Southport
Southport, CT
Enrollment: 101, K – 8,
203-254-2044,
eaglehillsouthport.org

A school created for intelligent students who experience difficulties due to learning disabilities, Eagle Hill helps children build a foundation to enhance their self-esteem and build social skills. Each student has six daily academic classes, which aim to develop all skill sets such as those used for reading: decoding, comprehension, vocabulary, and oral expression.

The Ethel Walker School
Simsbury, CT
Enrollment: 254, 6 – post-grad, all girls, 
860-408-4467,
ethelwalker.org

The Ethel Walker School, founded in 1911 as a college preparatory boarding and day school for girls, is a diverse community dedicated to scholarship, athletics, the arts, community service and wellness. It offers a critical academic experience with a solid foundation, as well as the opportunity to create lifelong friendships for a memorable educational experience. Ethel Walker also boasts a nationally acclaimed equestrian program, which allows students to enjoy the 600-acre campus, and a brand new apiary.  

Ezra Academy
Woodbridge, CT
Enrollment: 145, K – 8,
203-389-5500,
ezraacademy.net

Ezra Academy helps children become independent, lifelong learners and caring citizens committed to the Judaic Faith. 

Fairfield College Preparatory School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 901, 9 – 12, all boys,
203-254-4200,
fairfieldprep.org

Located on the 200-acre semi-rural Fairfield U campus, Fairfield Prep is a traditional Jesuit high school of excellence. Its mission is to offer the finest college prep, to inspire a love of learning, and to invite each student to deepen his relationship with God. As part of its new 1:1 program, all students will use iPads as educational tools that enhance their learning experiences.

Fairfield Country Day
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 258, Pre-K – 9, all boys,
203-259-2723,
fairfieldcountryday.org

Parents like the individual attention small class sizes allow in addition to extensive extracurricular and academic opportunities.  Located on 25 acres, including student constructed outdoor classroom, 4 playing fields, 1 gym, and 1 hockey rink.

Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict-Magnet HS
Bridgeport, CTEnrollment: 750,
203-275-3337,
fairchildwheeler.org

Fairchild Wheeler follows a brand new, STEM project-based curriculum for students from Bridgeport, Trumbull, Fairfield, Shelton, Stratford, Easton/Redding, Monroe, and Milford. Students can choose either IT, biotechnology/zoology, physical science, math, or aerospace engineering. The school aims to develop future leaders passionate about solving problems.

Forman School
Litchfield, CT
​Enrollment: 206, 9 – Post-grad, 
860-567-8712,
formanschool.org

A co-ed boarding and day school for students who face dyslexia, ADHD, and other difficulties, and is based on the Forman program, a rigorous college-prep curriculum. With the guidance of trained professionals and state-of-the-art assistive technology, students are taught to make thoughtful, value-based life decisions. 

Fraser-Woods School
Newtown, CT
Enrollment: 170, Pre-K – 8,
203-426-3390,
fraserwoods.com

Fraser-Woods knows, understands and accepts its students, aged 18 months to 14 years, and offers them a space to learn and grow. Students are given assignments with the freedom to self-guide as well as ample time for individual help. 

Glenholme School, a Devereux Center
Washington, CT
Enrollment: 100, 5 – Post-grad,
860-868-7377,
theglenholmeschool.org

A boarding school for students with special needs, the Glenholme School offers individually prescribed learning environments coupled with a steadfast academic curriculum.  

Great Beginnings Montessori
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 86, Pre K - 6,
203-254-8208,
greatmontessori.com

Develops each child’s potential through work and activities that promote social competence, physical coordination, academic excellence, and spiritual nourishment.

Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School
Great Barrington, MA
Enrollment: 212, Pre-K – 8,
413-528-4015,
gbrss.org

Since 1971, GBRSS has provided a developmentally appropriate, experiential approach to learning for its students on a 32-acre campus. One of more than 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide, the school offers a curriculum that integrates fine and practical arts with the sciences, mathematics, literature, and cultural heritage, to foster a lifelong love of learning, clear and precise thinking, a rich and healthy emotional life. 

Great Barrington Waldorf High School
Great Barrington, MA
Enrollment: 35, 9 – 12,
413-298-3800,
waldorfhigh.org

In its 13th year, this co-ed college-prep school provides education for truth-seeking adolescents with imagination. A 2:1 ratio of students to faculty creates an atmosphere of academic excellence, artistic fulfillment, openness, and mutual respect with a mission to be affordable to all admitted students.   

Greens Farms Academy
Westport, CT
Enrollment: 695, PreK – 12,
203-256-0717,
gfacademy.org

A day school committed to helping students through a diligent course of study, Greens Farms embodies the motto “Each for All” by developing critical, creative, and independent thinkers with passion for knowledge. As students progress, teachers place more emphasis on independent learning. Classes are often gathered around the Harkness table, where students are able to engage one another in spirited conversation and debate. 

Greenwich Academy
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 802, Pre-K - 12,
203-625-8900,
greenwichacademy.org

Founded in 1827, it is the sixth-oldest girls school in the country, and is umcompromisingly dedicated to building the character of girls and young women. One parent says, “We chose GA because we felt strongly about single-sex education as a tool for building self-esteem.” 

Greenwich Country Day School
Greenwich, CTEnrollment: 893, Pre-K - 9,
203-863-5600, 
gcds.net

Founded in 1926, this coed day school defines itself as a “family” that fosters academic excellence. Creative teaching methods instill a lasting love of learning in students. 

The Gunnery School
Washington, CTEnrollment: 295, 9 – post-grad, 
860-868-7334,
gunnery.org

With the development of character,  strength, a lifelong love of learning, it produces students who are strong in every regard.  

Hackley School
Tarrytown, NY
Enrollment: 835, K - 12,
914-366-2600, 
hackleyschool.org

Defined not only by outstanding academics, but also by friendship and the belief that character is higher than intellect.  

Hamden Hall Country Day School
Hamden, CT
Enrollment: 565, Preschool - 12,
203-752-2600,
hamdenhall.org

Hamden Hall Country Day School is an independent, coeducational Preschool throughGrade 12 day school that fosters the individual growth of every student. We challenge students to develop a strong sense of personal integrity, social responsibility, and aglobal perspective while preparing them for demanding programs at the collegiate level. Hamden Hall understands and celebrates its greatest gift—the continuity of family and community that has defined our campus for more than a century since our founding in 1912. While rigorous academics will always be our priority, we also care about the kinds of people our graduates become 

The Harvey School
Katonah, NY
Enrollment: 342, 6 - 12,
914-232-3161, 
harveyschool.org

Located on a wooded, 125-acre campus, the school educates highly motivated students of above average ability in a warm, supportive setting. An average class size of 11 students allows teachers to get to know individual learning styles, while also offering advanced courses. Harvey also offers performing arts, sports, and community service.

Hillside School
Marlborough, MA
Enrollment: 145, 5 - 9,
508-485-2824, 
hillsideschool.net

Known as “a small school with a big heart,” Hillside offers a carefully balanced curriculum to prepare students for a challenging and successful future. With its 7:1 student to teacher ratio, students are provided the attention and dedication they need to thrive in this boarding and day school. The only school in the Northeast to be approved by the Daughters of the American Revolution for its supportive environment, Hillside stresses the importance of farming and sustainability. Bonus: the dining hall is praised as one of the finest among boarding schools nationwide. 

Holy Cross
Waterbury, CT
Enrollment: 730, 9 - 12,
203-757-9248, 
holycrosshs-ct.com

Holy Cross provides a total Christian education for young men and women. It prepares students for college placement and a successful professional life while stimulating intellectual growth. Qualified juniors and seniors are given the opportunity to complete college courses through the university’s online program. 

Hopkins School
New Haven, CT
Enrollment: 710, 7 - 12,
203-397-1001, 
hopkins.edu

The headmaster of Hopkins School, which is located on an impressive 108-acre campus, says students are challenged to try on the “habits of mind that historians, writers, linguists, scientists, artists, and athletes bring to their disciplines.”  

The Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, CT
Enrollment: 600, 9 - Post-grad,
860-435-2591, 
hotchkiss.org

An independent boarding school founded in 1891, Hotchkiss’ diverse student body migrates from all over the United States and 28 different countries.  

Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
Newtown, CT
Enrollment: 150, PreK-8,
203-364-1113,
waldorfct.org

Based on the ideas of educator and philosopher Rudolf Steiner, a Waldorf education fosters the ability to think with clarity, to feel with compassion, and to initiate change with confidence.  

Hyde School
Woodstock, CT
​Enrollment: 160, 9 – 12,
860-963-9096,
hyde.edu

An independent, college preparatory boarding school, Hyde is devoted to preparing its students with the necessary tools to succeed and excel after graduation. With an average ratio of 6:1 and class size of 12, students can build strong relationships with their teachers with whom they can always go to seek guidance. The curriculum aims to build character by requiring all students to participate in athletics, performing arts, community service, and campus jobs.

Indian Mountain School
Lakeville, CT
Enrollment: 277, PreK - 9,
860-435-0871, 
indianmountain.org

The school promotes growth and academic excellence in a diverse learning environment. As students learn to be active participants in their education, teachers draw out opinions and engage children in the conversation of learning.  

Kent School
Kent, CT 
Enrollment: 565, 9 - 12,
860-927-6000, 
kent-school.edu

With classes such as screenwriting, Mandarin, and biotechnology, the faculty is there to help as students take on these challenges. One program allows students to build their own course.  

King Low Heywood Thomas
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 683, Pre-K - 12,
203-322-3486,
klht.org

The school believes individual accomplishment must link with respect for others and embrace human and cultural diversity.    

Lauralton Hall
Milford, CT
Enrollment: 477, 9 - 12,
203-877-2786,
lauraltonhall.org

The school prepares girls to become competent, confident, and compassionate young women. It offers a stern curriculum that highlights critical thinking skills and problem solving. 

Litchfield Montessori School
Northfield, CT
Enrollment: 100, Pre-K - 8,
860-283-5920,
litchfieldmontessori.org

Committed to helping each student acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed for life-long learning.  

The Long Ridge School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: 120, Pre-K - 5,
longridgeschool.org

Long Ridge believes children should be valued by their talents and that children achieve their highest potential in a challenging academic environment. The 14-acre campus is a natural laboratory for the study of biology, botany, and ecology and is home to the school’s sun-filled academic buildings, and the arts and athletics center. Students spend two years with the same teachers.  

Loomis Chaffee
Windsor, CT
​Enrollment: 650, 9 - 12,
860-687-6000,
loomischaffee.org

The mission of Loomis Chaffee is to advance the development of spirit, mind, and body in boys and girls drawn from diverse cultures and to inspire in them a commitment to be their best. 

Maplebrook School
Amenia, NY
Enrollment: 74, 6 - 12,
845-373-9511,
maplebrookschool.org

Founded in 1945 by parents seeking better education opportunities for their children, Maplebrook has grown into a prominent coeducational boarding and day school for students with learning differences and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD). Maplebrook is a school devoted to the growth and guidance of the character of each student. 

Marianapolis Preparatory School
Thompson, CT
Enrollment: 391, 9 - Post-grad, 
860-923-9565,
marianapolis.org

Dedicated to building character and compassion with a strong foundation of Catholic values. The student body represents 22 countries and each classroom has an 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio. On the nearly 150-acre campus, students stay in renovated dormitories, use a new theater and dance studio, and join many clubs ranging from the Chit Chat Club to Student Ambassadors. 

The Marvelwood School
Kent, CT
​Enrollment: 160, 9 –post-grad, 
860-927-0047,
marvelwood.org

Though Marvelwood does have a variety of honors and advanced placement courses, it is known for its unique support programs that reflect its dedication to the individual. On Wednesdays, all students and faculty participate in the community-service program.

The Masters School
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Enrollment: 650, 5 - 12,
914-479-6400, 
mastersny.org

Located just 30 minutes from New York City, Masters encourages academic achievement, artistic development, and athletic endeavor. Community service plays a large role here: from volunteering to fundraising and more. 

The Mead School
Stamford, CT
Enrollment: Pre-K – 8,
203-595-9500, 
meadschool.org

The Mead School offers an intimate setting in which traditional academics combine with hands-on learning. Children are nurtured as lifelong learners and contributors to society.

Millbrook School
Millbrook, NY
Enrollment: 284, 9 - 12,
845-677-8261, 
millbrook.org

A small, co-ed college preparatory boarding school where nurturing and stimulating relationships between students and teachers have been the school’s hallmark since its founding in 1931. Millbrook is also home to Trevor Zoo, the only zoo to currently exist at a high school in the country. 

Miss Hall’s School
Pittsfield, MA
Enrollment: 205, 9-12,
413-443-6401,
misshalls.org

An all girl’s school boasting an 80-acre
campus in the middle of the Berkshires,
Miss Hall’s School believes in teaching students
to be the leaders of the next generation.
To graduate, each girl must participate in
Horizons, an off-campus community service
and internship program.

Miss Porter’s School
Farmington, CT
Enrollment: 306,  9 - 12,
860-409-3500,
porters.org

A community of 306 girls, Miss Porter’s school has an average class size of 10 and a competitive student to teacher ratio of 7:1. The school’s mission is to provide an exemplary education to young women, with core characteristics of curiosity, global citizenship, integrity, and courage.

Montessori School
Wilton (lower), 203-834-0440,  Norwalk, CT (upper), 203-840-1850, Enrollment: 250, Pre-K - 8, 
themontessorischool.com

The mission is to adhere to the philosophy of Maria Montessori and to maintain the standard of the Association Montessori Internationale. The school aims to create a joyful community that provides an atmosphere to support the growth of the child.  

New Canaan Country School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 630, Pre-K - 9,
203-972-0771,
countryschool.net

For 95 years, NCCS has combined a deep belief in tradition and the educational value of fundamental skills with an ongoing commitment to creative teaching and self-evaluation.  

Notre Dame Catholic High School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 483, 9 - 12,
203-372-6521,
notredame.org

Offering unique graphic design classes and opportunities to earn college credit in high school, Notre Dame Catholic High School has students from over thirty different towns.

Our Lady of Fatima
Wilton, CT
Pre-K-8,
203-762-3928,
olfcatholic.org

Based on the principles of Catholic values and teachings, Our Lady of Fatima is a private, co-ed school that seeks to build confident students willing to put the needs of others before their own. The rigorous curriculum provides students with a challenging and thought-provoking environment that better prepares them for high school. In addition to an excellent sports program, students in grades six to eight can also run for student council, which plans school activities and dances; join the children’s choir, or participate in a full-scale school musical for grades four to eight.

The Rectory School
Pomfret, CT
Enrollment: 255, K - 9,
860-963-6740,
rectoryschool.org

Responsibility, respect, honesty, and compassion is The Rectory School’s creed that speaks to its passion to nurture the individual needs of its students. Founded in 1920 and located in Pomfret on a 138-acre campus, Rectory has a diverse student body with 70 percent from the U.S. and 30 percent from other areas overseas. Academically, Rectory prides itself on the Individualized Instruction Program (IIP), which serves the middle and elementary school. Students enrolled in the program meet with an instructor five days a week in a one-on-one setting and each session is crafted around students’ personal learning needs. 

Ridgefield Academy
Ridgefield, CT 
Enrollment: 286, Pre-K - 8,
203-894-1800, 
ridgefieldacademy.org

Parents choose Ridgefield Academy, and its affiliated Landmark Academy pre-school, for three main reasons: a school culture immersed in strong values, a comprehensive academic program, and the close partnership that both students and parents share with teachers. A cutting-edge media center and a fabulous new food service—farm-to-table—can be found there as well. 

Rippowam Cisqua School
Mount Kisco, NY (lower), 914-244-1200, and Bedford, NY (upper), 914-244-1250,
Enrollment: 513, Pre-K - 9,
rcsny.org

On two campuses, but one mission: to promote critical thinking, individual development, and personal excellence. Parents are drawn to RCS because of the small class sizes, supportive learning environment, and dedicated teachers.

Rumsey Hall School
Washington Depot, CT
Enrollment: 324, K - 9,
860-868-0535, 
rumseyhall.org

An independent boarding and day school, it prepares students for the discipline required in secondary schools, through small co-ed classes and sound academics. Students also have the opportunity to participate in theater productions and sports.  

Sacred Heart Academy
Hamden, CT
Enrollment: 507, 9-12
203-288-2309,
sacredhearthamden.org

A private, Catholic high school that instills Christian values in its students while providing them with a well-rounded curriculum as well as a vast array of electives to choose from. The school also has a Summer Internship Program for juniors, allowing them to gain real-world experience in a career field of their choice. Other extracurricular activities include the math league, Students Against Destructive Decisions, or fall, winter, or spring sports.

Salisbury School
Salisbury, CT
Enrollment: 310, 9 - 12,
860-435-5700,
salisburyschool.org

The school instills in boys a vibrant enthusiasm for learning and the self-confidence needed for intellectual, physical, moral, and spiritual development. No other school has a better balance between challenge, opportunity, and support in a traditional, college preparatory academic environment. Its 700-acre campus provides solid academic and athletic facilities.  

South Kent School
South Kent, CT
Enrollment: 190, 9 - Post-grad, 
860-927-3539,  
southkentschool.org

Provides students with the intellectual, moral, physical, and social framework for scholastic achievement.  

St. Aloysius Catholic School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 188, K - 8,
203-966-0786,
starcc.com/school.html

The Catholic faith is the foundation upon which the curriculum rests.  

The Stanwich School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 350, Pre-K - 12, 
203-542-0000,
stanwichschool.org

Rigorous academics, competitive athletics, a signature arts program, character education and values based on the Judeo-Christian tradition are hallmarks of the Stanwich experience. Stanwich creates confident students with a passion for academic excellence and compassion for others. Wildwood Cottage, the school’s Pre-K and K program, is opening in a newly renovated facility for the 2014-2015 school year. 

St. Joseph High School
Trumbull, CT, 
Enrollment: 830, 9 - 12,
203-378-9378, 
sjhs.pvt.k12.ct.us

St. Joseph’s encourages students to realize their full potential and helps them excel in higher education. On the 25-acre campus, students have the chance to participate in 24 varsity-level athletic teams.  

St. Luke’s School
New Canaan, CT
Enrollment: 527, 5 - 12,
203-966-5612, 
stlukesct.org

A secular, college-prep day school that attracts families from over 25 towns. Challenging academics and an innovative Center for Leadership distinguish St. Luke’s. A supportive, diverse community inspires students to exceed expectations. 

St. Mary School
Ridgefield, CT
Enrollment: 266, Pre-K - 8,
203-438-7288, 
smsridgefield.org

A popular choice for Catholic parents who want their children to grow in their faith. Faith, academics, and a sense of community are the mission of Saint Mary.  Besides building a strong faith, there is a focus on world languages, fine arts and music, science, technology and math.

St. Patrick’s Schoo|
Bedford, NY 
Enrollment: 190, Pre-K - 8,
914-234-7914,
stpatricksbedford.com

Find out the difference a values-based Catholic education can make at St. Patrick’s School in Bedford, a caring school community where academic excellence is enriched by faith. For 60 years, this co-educational Catholic elementary school, founded by the Sisters of Charity, has served Northern Westchester and nearby Connecticut. Facilities include a state-of-the art science lab for hands-on learning at all levels. Special courses include honors math, music, art, gym, Spanish, computers and religion. Early drop off, aftercare and extra-curricular activities available. Acceptances and scholarships received to top high schools. 

St. Stephen’s Nursery School
Ridgefield, CT
Enrollment: Nursery - Pre-K, 
203-438-6806, 
saintstephensnurseryschool.org

Teaching basic math, reading, and science concepts while helping develop social skills.  

The Storm King School
Enrollment: 165, 9 - 12,
845-534-7892, 
sks.org

Students and faculty recognize the importance of embracing challenges and debates, as these moments promote growth, in an environment that encourages stepping outside the comfort zone. Storm King believes strongly in outdoor education and has various programs, ranging from boat building to international service expeditions, for students to become immersed in.

The Taft School
Watertown, CT
Enrollment: 576, 9 - Post-grad,
860-945-7777,
taftschool.org

Students from 33 states and 30 countries gather on the beautiful 220-acre campus of this coeducational boarding and day school. Taft prides itself on building the whole person through an education that is academic, personal, moral and ethical. The school’s motto is “not to be served but to serve.”

Trinity Pawling
Pawling, NY
Enrollment: 305, 7 - 12,
845-855-3100,
trinitypawling.org

Trinity Pawling is set on 150 acres with its own arboretum, tennis courts and faculty family housing. It embraces and enforces its core values of integrity, tradition and community. In April, students and faculty traveled to Hong Kong, for the third time in five years, in a cultural exchange with students at St. Paul’s College, the first Anglo-Chinese school in the world. 

The Unquowa School
Fairfield, CT
Enrollment: 177, Pre-K - 8,
203-336-3801,
unquowa.org

The Unquowa of Fairfield offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum with a progressive approach to families of both boys and girls since 1917.  

Washington Montessori School
New Preston, CT
Enrollment: 250, Pre-K - 8,
860-868-0551, 
washingtonmontessori.org

Dedicated to the intellectual development of students, with a special focus on self-reliance and developing each child’s unique capabilities. WMS provides a joyful learning community built upon the Montessori philosophy.

Westbrook Nature School
West Redding, CT
Enrollment: Pre-K - K,
203-664-1554, 
westbrooknatureschool.org

Its curriculum is nature-based, taking kids out of the classroom so they can develop culturally.   

Westover School
Middlebury, CT
Enrollment: 203, 9 - 12,
203-758-2423, 
westoverschool.org

Provides an environment that inspires the intellectual, artist, athlete, and philosopher and challenges young women to think independently to embrace diversity, and to grow intellectually.    

Whitby School
Greenwich, CT
Enrollment: 385, Pre-K - 8,
203-869-8464, 
whitbyschool.org

America’s largest Montessori school, accredited by the American Montessori Society and International Baccalaureate. Its diverse student body represents 40 countries 

Williston Northampton School
Easthamption, MA
Enrollment: 530, 7 – 12, 413-529-3000, 
williston.com

Founded in 1841— a student-centered institution with a Middle School and Upper School of students from 25 states and 27 countries.  

Winston Preparatory School
Norwalk, CT
Enrollment: 100, 4 - 12,
203-229-0465,
winstonprep.edu

An offshoot of its sister school in New York
City, specifically caters to students with learning difficulties. 

The Woodhall School
Bethlehem, CT
Enrollment: 42, 9 - 12,
203-266-7788,
woodhallschool.org

The Woodhall School’s individualized approach includes an interpersonal and intrapersonal component.

Wooster School
Danbury, CT
Enrollment: 380, K - 12,
203-830-3900, 
woosterschool.org

For more than 80 years, this coed day school on 127 acres has instilled a sense of community, self-help, and service. Its self-help program has students take responsibility for school upkeep. n

 

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November 2018

Meet us under the Dome and catch all the excitement! Come out for the 16th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit Ann’s Place at the Danbury Sports Dome for a weekend filled with live events...

Cost: Ages 3 to 64, $10; Seniors, $5; kids under 3, free.

Where:
Danbury Sports Dome
25 Shelter Rock Ln
Danbury, CT  06810
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Sponsor: Ann's Place
Telephone: 203-790-6568
Contact Name: Michelle Frosch
Website »

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Kiki Michalek will introduce a new series of paintings, celebrating the art of the carousel. “Carousel Dreams” is a collection of original work showing animals with different themes....

Cost: Free

Where:
Whiting Mills
100 Whiting St.
Studio 308, Air Borne Creations
Winsted, CT  06098
View map »


Sponsor: Kiki Michalek
Telephone: 203-913-3883
Contact Name: Kiki Michalek
Website »

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Menu:Apricot-Toasted AlmondDouble Chocolate EspressoChai Sweet Potato-Golden RaisinPumpkin-Candied GingerCaribbean Fruit and RumWhite Chocolate Rosemary CornmealGranolaCranberry Lemon

Cost: 95.00

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
View map »


Telephone: 860-355-0300
Website »

More information

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Acclaimed soprano Justine Aronson (seen in photo with Alma Mahler) and Music from Copland House present rare performances of Schoenberg's Ein Stelldichein,...

Cost: $25, $10 (Students)

Where:
Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road
Mount Kisco, NY  10549
View map »


Sponsor: Copland House
Telephone: 914-788-4659
Website »

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

Founders Hall's First-Ever Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! At this year’s bi-annual Wreath Festival, Founders Hall (https://founders-hall.org/) is introducing a fun new contest...

Cost: Entry Fee: $10 / Event is FREE

Where:
Founders Hall of Ridgefield
193 Danbury Road
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Founders Hall
Telephone: 860-799-5207
Contact Name: Michelle McQueen
Website »

More information

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the legendary musician, composer, and activist Leonard Bernstein with his oldest daughter, Jamie Bernstein, as she discusses her deeply intimate and broadly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
View map »


Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Pequot Library
Website »

More information

PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

More information

YES AND COMPANY Website   Facebook Improv is all about saying yes, and... to whatever life throws at you. We can give you the tools to use your brain in a new way. Our classes are perfect...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
View map »


Sponsor: Wall Street Theater
Telephone: 877-987-8764
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
Website »

More information

On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
Website »

More information

Upcycled Accessories – Artist and author Lesley Ware leads this workshop to create one-of-a-kind neck, waist and shoulder pieces using found items, traditional materials and garments giving...

Cost: Member price: $15/child Non-Member price: $25/child

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Just a little over an hour from the northern suburbs of NYC, in the northwest hills of Connecticut lies one of the best kept secrets in trail running around! If you are ready for a new challenge of...

Cost: $50-$60

Where:
Steep Rock Preserve
2 Tunnel Rd.
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Steep Endurance LLC
Contact Name: Brian Vanderheiden
Website »

More information

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Reel Rock is back at FTC! Founded in 2006 by filmmakers Josh Lowell (Big UP Productions) and Peter Mortimer (Sender Films), the REEL ROCK Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of...

Cost: $15 Members Save:$3 /tckt

Where:
The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Join Art Rodia, an instructor with over 30 years of yoga teaching experience, as he guides this gentle yoga class. Created for people over fifty and beginners who need a gentle and accessible...

Cost: 10 per class

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
View map »


Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
Website »

More information

Cost: Free

Where:
Ridgefield Town Hall, Lower Conference Room
400 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Commission on Aging Town Committee
Contact Name: Debra Franceschini-Gatje

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

Founders Hall's First-Ever Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! At this year’s bi-annual Wreath Festival, Founders Hall (https://founders-hall.org/) is introducing a fun new contest...

Cost: Entry Fee: $10 / Event is FREE

Where:
Founders Hall of Ridgefield
193 Danbury Road
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Founders Hall
Telephone: 860-799-5207
Contact Name: Michelle McQueen
Website »

More information

PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

More information

The Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. “Street Level ” brings to life the notion that public art can transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Maritime Garage Gallery
Website »

More information

On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

More information

The Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. “Street Level ” brings to life the notion that public art can transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Maritime Garage Gallery
Website »

More information

On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
Website »

More information

Join New Morning Market’s new knitting club! We’re crafting wearable items for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury and welcome all levels to join! Instructors will be on-hand for beginners. Yarn,...

Cost: Free - registration requested

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
View map »


Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

More information

The Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. “Street Level ” brings to life the notion that public art can transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Maritime Garage Gallery
Website »

More information

On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Facilitated by Nina Bertolino This program will meet every other Wednesday from 10:30 - 12:30 on the following dates: September 12th & 26th, October 10th & 24th, November 7th & 21st, December 5th...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
276 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY  10560
View map »


Sponsor: Keeler Library
Telephone: 914-669-5161
Contact Name: Carolyn Reznick
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Join New Morning Market’s new knitting club! We’re crafting wearable items for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury and welcome all levels to join! Instructors will be on-hand for beginners. Yarn,...

Cost: Free - registration requested

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
View map »


Sponsor: New Morning Market
Telephone: 203-263-4868
Website »

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

More information

The Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. “Street Level ” brings to life the notion that public art can transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Maritime Garage Gallery
Website »

More information

On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
Website »

More information

KMR Arts presents Mark Seliger: Platinum Prints. The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 3-6 pm with a reception and book signing of the monograph, MARK SELIGER PHOTOGRAPHS, with the...

Cost: no charge

Where:
KMR Arts
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: KMR Arts
Telephone: (860)868-7533
Contact Name: Kathy McCarver Root
Website »

More information

Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
Website »

More information

EVERY THURSDAY | 7:30 PM - 10:00 pm Music | Spoken Word | Comedy | More Hosted by Don Lowe Hunt Hill Farm is excited to announce OpenMic night every Thursday night.  Please stop by to...

Cost: donation

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
View map »


Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860.355.0300
Contact Name: John C. Maxwell III
Website »

More information

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Website »

More information

Holiday Craft Day on Friday, November 23rd from 2 to 4 PM, followed by a 4:30 PM family movie (Disney’s COCO) for all ages. Local artist Katie Ré Scheidt will lead the Holiday Craft...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens
One Green Hill
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens
Contact Name: Laura Neminski
Website »

More information

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
View map »


Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

More information

It's a tradition now, eight years running! Winners of the Independent Music Awards “Best Live Performance” Category, BroJo is on a mission to make the world a more righteous...

Cost: $28 Members Save:$3 /tckt

Where:
Fairfield Theatre Company StageOne
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


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For over a half-decade, Mullett has proven themselves to be the Premier Rockers for Hair Band fanatics and lovers of rock n roll. By delivering the best of the 1980’s in Big...

Cost: $22

Where:
Fairfield Theatre Company The Warehouse
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
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PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
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The Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features works inspired by art in public places. “Street Level ” brings to life the notion that public art can transforms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
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Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Maritime Garage Gallery
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On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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KMR Arts presents Mark Seliger: Platinum Prints. The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 3-6 pm with a reception and book signing of the monograph, MARK SELIGER PHOTOGRAPHS, with the...

Cost: no charge

Where:
KMR Arts
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: KMR Arts
Telephone: (860)868-7533
Contact Name: Kathy McCarver Root
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Drop into the Learning Center on school vacation days to enjoy unique artist-led projects. Inspired by the extreme jewelry on view in Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century, each...

Cost: Members: Adults free, children $5 Non-Members: Adults $10, kids $10

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
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Draw inspiration from your favorite emoticons in this workshop inspired by emojis! Design symbols that convey emotion, represent an object or favorite food, or faces that make you giggle! All ages

Cost: Free for members or with Museum admission

Where:
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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We will celebrate the Full Moon and use its powerful energy for personal growth and spiritual development, focusing on developing intuition and the “heart’s knowing.”  Music, ritual,...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
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  The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1976 to...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06850
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Sponsor: Wall Street Theater
Telephone: 877-987-8764
Contact Name: Jeanne Moore
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The much anticipated Great Trains Holiday Exhibit at the Wilton Historical Society opens the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23, with Santa visiting on December 8! Decorated for the...

Cost: Members free, Non-member adults $10/ kids $5.

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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For over a half-decade, Mullett has proven themselves to be the Premier Rockers for Hair Band fanatics and lovers of rock n roll. By delivering the best of the 1980’s in Big Hair and faithful...

Cost: $25/ticket; No Member Discount; tanding Room Only; Limited Seating Available

Where:
The Warehouse at FTC
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Pequot Library’s cozy Book Sale: Come to relax, browse, and buy. Plenty of free parking! Admission is free and all items are priced as marked. All Sale proceeds support Pequot Library’s annual...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Front Desk
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Friday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30. Free, no registration. Open to adults and older teens. Participants are asked to bring their own supplies in, but some basic supplies will be provided by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library
276 Titicus Road
North Salem, NY  10560
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Sponsor: Keeler Library
Telephone: 914-669-5161
Contact Name: Carolyn Reznick
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Join us for the most magical time if the year at Naumkeag! NEW: This holiday season, the gardens at two of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge and The Stevens-Coolidge Place...

Cost: Member: $12; Nonmember: $17; Children Under 12: FREE

Where:
Naumkeag
5 Prospect Hill RD
4th Floor
Stockbridge, MA  01262
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Sponsor: The Trustees
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Join us for the most magical time if the year at Naumkeag! NEW: This holiday season, the gardens at two of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge and The Stevens-Coolidge Place...

Cost: Member: $12; Nonmember: $17; Children Under 12: FREE

Where:
Naumkeag
5 Prospect Hill RD
Stockbridge, MA  01262
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Sponsor: The Trustees
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Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
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On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255-6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
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Santa Visits Fairfield – a Fairfield Tradition November 24, 2018    LOCATION CHANGE FOR 2018: OLD TOWN HALL GREEN (611 Old Post Road, Fairfield) Santa is arriving and visiting Fairfield on...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Old Town Hall Green
611 Old Post Road
Corner of Old Post Rd & Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Sponsor: Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 203-255-1011
Contact Name: Krista McCormack
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Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 14th Annual Festive Home...All That Glitters! opens Friday evening, November 16th with a preview party from 6-8pm.  For an entry fee of $20, attendees will...

Cost: $20 Preview Night Party/Free Days

Where:
Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Sponsor: Ridgefield Guild of Artists
Telephone: 203.438.8863
Contact Name: Mary Pat Devine
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Menu:Sausage and Rabe Stuffed Baked Artichoke HeartsSicilian Style Polpettini with Roasted Pepper Tomato SauceSpiced Parmesan FricoEggplant Caponata Stuffed ZucchiniDuette de Crostini: Two toppings...

Cost: 110.00

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Telephone: 860-355-0300
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A Thanksgiving weekend tradition continues at FTC! Come and sing-along to the most popular animated film of all time. When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins...

Cost: 5

Where:
The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Everyone's favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as...

Cost: $59

Where:
Stamford Center For The Arts - Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT  06901
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Telephone: 802-255-1826
Contact Name: Emily Carter
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In this key moment in our national history and the struggle for women’s equality and freedom of expression, the Fairfield Museum’s exhibition “Flappers: Fashion and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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PRIME FINDS Home for the Holidays opens   it pop-up store on November 16  - December 28 at West Street Yard, #113/114, Litchfield; offering previously loved furnishings, accessories,...

Cost: 0

Where:
174 West Street Yard
Suites 113/114
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Prime Time House
Telephone: 860-618-2479 Ext. 10
Contact Name: Kathi Weinstein
Website »

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On November 3rd, Heather Gaudio Fine Artis set to open “Room for Play,” a group exhibition featuring works by Ellen Carey, Deborah Kass, Robert...

Cost: Free

Where:
Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: Heather Gaudio Fine Art
Telephone: 203-801-9590
Contact Name: Rachael Palacios
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KMR Arts presents Mark Seliger: Platinum Prints. The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 3-6 pm with a reception and book signing of the monograph, MARK SELIGER PHOTOGRAPHS, with the...

Cost: no charge

Where:
KMR Arts
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Sponsor: KMR Arts
Telephone: (860)868-7533
Contact Name: Kathy McCarver Root
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The New York Times bestselling author, Simon Winchester, traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Sandisfield Arts Center
5 Hammertown Rd.
Sandisfield, MA  01255
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Sponsor: Sandsifeld Arts Center
Telephone: 413-281-4100
Contact Name: Marcella Smith

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Join us for the most magical time if the year at Naumkeag! NEW: This holiday season, the gardens at two of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge and The Stevens-Coolidge Place...

Cost: Member: $12; Nonmember: $17; Children Under 12: FREE

Where:
Naumkeag
5 Prospect Hill RD
Stockbridge, MA  01262
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Sponsor: The Trustees
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The Mahaiwe continues its annual tradition screening The Wizard of Oz over Thanksgiving weekend. Join Dorothy and her eccentric band of friends gathered along the way across Oz, a curious world...

Cost: $5 children / $8 adults

Where:
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA  01230
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Sponsor: Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 413-528-0100
Contact Name: Box Office
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Enjoy an evening of music by singing storyteller David Ray. His songs have been described as "cinematic." Along with Lyle Lovett, Richie Havens, and others, his early Fast Folk recordings are now...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
Hunt Hil Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Telephone: 860-355-0300
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ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, an engaging and thought-provoking look at the unexpected subject of tools, will be on view at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, from September...

Cost: Members and students with ID free. $10-$25

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 2034136735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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Join us for another incredible evening of music featuring four local singer songwriters performing original music! Doors open at 7pm upstairs in the handicapped accessible Community Room. Snacks...

Cost: Free - donations graciously accepted

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St North
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Sponsor: New Morning Market
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Pequot Library’s cozy Book Sale: Come to relax, browse, and buy. Plenty of free parking! Admission is free and all items are priced as marked. All Sale proceeds support Pequot Library’s annual...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: 203-259-0346
Contact Name: Front Desk
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Shoplifting Saturday's are coming to PET PANTRY in Fairfield, CT!  Your pup is approved to sniff, seek and swipe ONE Earth Animal No-Hide Chew for their chomping pleasure! And they will receive a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pet Pantry
1876 Black Rock Turnpike
Earth Animal
Fairfield, CT  06825
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Sponsor: Earth Animal
Telephone: 203-557-3322
Contact Name: Brooke Valenti
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Contemporary Art Quilts by Norma Schlager Art quilts designed and sewn by Danbury quilt artist, Norma Schlager will be on display at the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington from November 24...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library Stairwell Gallery
5 Wykeham Rd.
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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The much anticipated Great Trains Holiday Exhibit at the Wilton Historical Society opens the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23, with Santa visiting on December 8! Decorated for the...

Cost: Members free, Non-member adults $10/ kids $5.

Where:
Wilton Historical Society
224 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT  06897
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Join us for the most magical time if the year at Naumkeag! NEW: This holiday season, the gardens at two of our most popular historic homes, Naumkeag in Stockbridge and The Stevens-Coolidge Place...

Cost: Member: $12; Nonmember: $17; Children Under 12: FREE

Where:
Naumkeag
5 Prospect Hill RD
4th Floor
Stockbridge, MA  01262
View map »


Sponsor: The Trustees
Website »

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On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Dr
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-413-6735
Contact Name: Scott Smith
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