Kids Activities in the Fairfield County Connecticut Area | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
11/26/2017

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
Time: 
Friday and Saturday: 10 - 4 pm; Sunday: 1 - 4 pm

Turkey Daze at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

How well do you really know Meleagris gallopavo, the wild turkey from which the domesticated version at your Thanksgiving dinner was derived? What is a turkey’s snood? What is a Jake? Do turkeys have beards? Join us for a turkey scavenger hunt, crafts, and quiz and more.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Location:

2 Roosevelt Avenue
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-9578
Time: 
2 pm

Santa Arrives by Tug Boat & Mystic's Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town and so is Mystic’s Holiday Lighted Boat Parade in Historic Downtown Mystic on November 25, 2017.
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
11/26/2017

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

860 987-5900
Time: 
tbd

A Christmas Story The Musical at the Bushnell

Based on the perennial holiday movie favorite, the story takes place in 1940’s Indiana, where a bespectacled boy named Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: an Official Red Ryder Carbine‐Action 200‐shot Range Model Air Rifle!
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

77 Executive Blvd
Elmsford, NY, 10523
United States

Phone:

(914) 631-3390 ext. 100
Time: 
varies

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

In this timeless tale, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the magical land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who she hopes can help her and her new friends fulfill their dreams!
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Dates: 
11/30/2017

Location:

99 Federal Road
Danbury, CT, 06811
United States

Phone:

(203) 790-8030
Time: 
4 pm

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Stew Leonard's - Danbury

Join Santa at the Danbury store's 23rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. Children will enjoy complimentary face painting, cookies and hot cocoa. No sign up necessary. FREE.
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Dates: 
11/29/2017

Organization:

Rockefeller Center

Location:

45 Rockefeller Plaza New York
New York, NY, 10111
United States

Phone:

212.332.6868
Time: 
7p - 9p (but get there early - like noon!)

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

The annual tree lighting ceremony is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Dates: 
11/21/2017
11/22/2017
11/24/2017

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5100
Time: 
During Museum Hours

Exhibit: Our Senses at The American Museum of Natural History

Explore 11 funhouse-like spaces in this highly experiential exhibition that dares you to trust your senses.
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Organization:

Center Stage Theatre

Location:

54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT, 06484
United States

Phone:

203-225-6079
Time: 
Varies Sunday Matinees at 2:00 p.m., April 9th, 23rd and 30th Thursday at 7:00 p.m. on April 27th ** There will be no performances on April 14th, 15th, or 16th.**

A Center Stage Christmas

Our Bi-Annual Christmas variety show will help you ring in the season with an evening of contemporary and traditional holiday favorites! Our large cast of children, teens, and adults bring a high-energy, meaningful Christmas show that emphasizes the reason for the season. A holiday gift from our family to yours!
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Dates: 
12/05/2017
12/06/2017

Location:

61 Atlantic Street Palace Theater
Stamford, CT, 06901
United States

Phone:

2033254466
Time: 
Tuesday, Dec 5 at 6:00pm Wednesday, Dec 6 at 10:00am & 6:00pm

PAW Patrol Live!

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Location:

61 Atlantic Street Palace Theater
Stamford, CT, 06901
United States

Phone:

2033254466
Time: 
1:00pm & 4:00pm

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Emmy® and Peabody award-winning story by Charles M. Schulz, has warmed the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over fifty years ago.
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Dates: 
11/29/2017

Location:

100 Westport Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06851
United States

Phone:

203.847.7213
Time: 
5:30 pm

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AT STEW LEONARD'S IN NORWALK

Stew Leonard’s Norwalk store is kicking off the 2017 holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration.
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Dates: 
11/23/2017

Location:

280 Ocean Drive East
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States
Time: 
10 am

The Shippan Turkey Trot

The Shippan Turkey Trot is celebrating its 17th year in the running this Thanksgiving morning.
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

860 987-5900
Time: 
tbd

A Charlie Brown Christmas at the Bushnell

The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Vince Guaraldi score.
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Dates: 
11/21/2017

Location:

77 Executive Blvd
Elmsford, NY, 10523
United States

Phone:

(914) 631-3390 ext. 100
Time: 
varies

Guys and Dolls JR.

Set in Damon Runyon's New York City, Guys and Dolls JR. follows gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest crap game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for fourteen years without ever getting married. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown. Guys and Dolls JR. takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, but everyone eventually ends up right where they belong.
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Dates: 
11/26/2017
Time: 
1 pm

Location:

Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Avenue
Fairfield, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203-345-4194

14th Annual Sugar Plum Party

This is a wonderful holiday show for younger children (both girls and boys!!), especially those who may not be able to sit through the full-length Nutcracker.
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
Time: 
during regular hours

Home for the Holidays Scavenger Hunt at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Hike our trails in December and learn which animals have chosen to spend the upcoming holidays in Werner’s Woods. Free with admission to the Nature Center.
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Dates: 
12/02/2017

Location:

95 South Turnpike Road
Wallingford, CT, 06492
United States

Phone:

203.269.8721
Time: 
7pm

MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker features over the top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life.
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Dates: 
03/17/2018

Organization:

Shubert Theater

Location:

247 College St
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

800-228-6622
Time: 
Varies

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live!

This fun and education live adventure guides your family on a breathtaking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world. Brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, and designed with the help of professional paleontologists, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live's dinosaurs are so extraordinarily realistic you may feel the urge to run and hide – but don’t – because you won’t want to miss a minute of this unique and entertaining live show. While it may indeed have been 65 million years in the making, we think you’ll agree, it’s well worth the wait.
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Dates: 
12/03/2017

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
Time: 
7 - 8 pm

Under the ‘Cold’ Moon - Family Night Hike at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Bundle up and join us for a guided woodland hike under the last full moon of the year. This month’s moon is known by early Native American tribes as the Full Cold Moon because this is the time of year when the cold winter air settles in and the nights become long and dark.
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Dates: 
12/08/2017
12/09/2017
12/10/2017

Organization:

Shubert Theater

Location:

247 College St
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

800-228-6622
Time: 
Varies

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season! Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

509 Westport Avenue
Norwalk , CT, 06851
United States

Phone:

203-454-3883
Time: 
Varies

A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play

The holiday classic gets a new twist as a live 1940s radio play, with five actors playing dozens of characters and performing live sound effects!
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Dates: 
11/25/2017
11/26/2017
12/02/2017

Location:

242 East Main Street
Thomaston, CT, 06787
United States

Phone:

860-283-RAIL (7245)
Time: 
2pm, 5pm, 7pm

Santa's Express @ Railroad Museum of New England

Take a ride aboard the Santa Express with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Santa's friendly elves for an hour and twenty minutes, scenic train ride and family fun! This special experience with the Railroad Museum sells out, please buy your tickets early.
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