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

FEATURED EVENTS

New Year’s Eve Musical Celebration at Cal Performances

Join the artists who have made the Cal Performances at Home season possible for a celebratory evening of exclusive performances recorded especially for the occasion. Soloists, recitalists, jazz artists, and chamber ensembles featured in our fall online streaming series have each contributed a special musical selection to help our audiences usher in 2021 in style. (And really… who doesn’t want to say goodbye to 2020?!) All performers have carefully chosen their program, with the aim of sharing works that convey the joy, hope, warmth, and spirit of the holidays. We invite you to close out the year among friends—with familiar faces from our extraordinary artist roster, in transcendent performances that promise to remind us of the power of the arts to uplift and connect us even in the most trying of times.
Dates: 
12/31/2020
11 PM EST – 2 AM EST
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ONLINE ONLY

AMERICAN EAGLE FINANCIAL CREDIT UNION'S MAGIC OF LIGHTS (Nov 13- Jan 2)

DRIVE-THROUGH HOLIDAY LIGHTS EXPERIENCE Open 7 Days Mon-Thu 5:00p-10:00p Fri-Su 5:00p-11p A happy holiday experience for people of all ages-families, couples, friends, social-and work groups! Enjoy Magic of Lights from the comfort of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path. At every turn, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays that bring your favorite holiday themes and characters to life.
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
7 pm- 11 pm - Purchase tickets in advance
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Location:

95 South Turnpike Road
Wallingford, CT, 06492
United States

Phone:

203.269.8721

The Prospect Band - Holiday Spectacular!

On Wednesday, December 9th at 7pm, join us for a night filled with amazing live music performed by our very own Prospect Band! From holiday hits to their own sparkly tracks, The Prospect Band is excited to create a night of great fun. This event will be entertaining for the whole family! See you soon!
Dates: 
12/09/2020
7 pm
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Location:

25 Prospect Street
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Phone:

(203) 438-0136

TakeTimeThursday: Holiday Musical Favorites with Tia L. Singleton - Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum

Join us for #TakeTimeThursday as Tia L. Singleton returns to share some popular holiday songs. hear the melodic voice of guest psalmist Tia L. Singleton. Get in the holiday spirit as Ms. Singleton treats us to her varied range and even tone.
Dates: 
12/03/2020
2:30-3:00
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Christmas Trees are HERE!- March Farm

It’s 2020! Like the crops that grow from our soil, we have reemerged willing and ready to once again share our bounty with you all! Christmas Trees are here! Pick out your pre-cut tree TODAY. $55 plus for a beautiful fresh and fragrant Fraser or Balsam Fir
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
Monday – Friday 11-5:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10-5:30pm
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Organization:

March Farm

Location:

160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7721

Virtual Event: Christmas Around the World with Puppeteer Robin McCahill

Travel around the world with artist and puppeteer, Robin McCahill as she introduces you to the many characters of Christmas in this one hour presentation suitable for kids of all ages! Meet Italy’s “Befana”, a Christmas WITCH. Iceland has twelve Santa’s called Yule Lads with names like Meat Hook, Spoon-Licker, and Door-Slammer. Head off to Eastern Europe for a visit with the very spooky Krampus! Robin will illustrate these characters with handmade puppets. Gerri Griswold will assist with stories and other visuals. You don’t even need to bring your passport! 10:00 a.m, ZOOM.
Dates: 
12/19/2020
10 am - 11:30 pm EASTERN
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Virtual Event- AUDITIONS FOR... "YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN" 2-8 GRADE- Open Arts Alliance

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, auditions for our spring 2021 season will be conducted through video submission. Each child should sing a small section of any song they wish. This should be a song they are comfortable performing. Anything from “Happy Birthday” to “Let It Go” is great by us! IN ADDITION, each child needs to record a monologue of their choosing from the provided materials below. Monologues need not be memorized. Remember to have fun with this! AUDITION VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE- December 14, 2020
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
Check website for info
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YouthBiz Marketplace

FIND EXQUISITE GIFTS DIRECT FROM YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS The YouthBiz Marketplace is the ultimate buy local experience, and we’re bringing it to you online! Young business owners sell their unique products–all handmade by them. You will find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more–unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list!
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
Buy online anytime!
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ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Greenwich Holiday Stroll, 24 Days of Holiday Shopping & Dining Dec 1-24

The 12th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll, amidst the COVID pandemic, sets its sights on a new event for a new day. This year’s Virtual Greenwich Holiday Stroll is an innovative and informative way for local retailers and restaurateurs to connect with the community through 24 days of short videos highlighting their holiday merchandise, gift ideas, festive wares, services, signatures dishes, and celebratory cocktails.
Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
Please see individual Merchant hours of operation
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Location:

Greenwich Ave
Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

2035313047

Santa Hustle 2020 VIRTUAL

Santa Claus is an incredible man but unfortunately, he can’t be everywhere at once. However, he does want you to be a part of the jolliest race series of the year! So why not run virtually? A virtual Santa Hustle® run can be 3.1, 6.2, 13.1, or 26.2 miles, your choice of location, any duration of time, during the designated dates of December 1 through December 31. Run by yourself or with a group, just get out and have a fun time!
Dates: 
12/01/2020
12/02/2020
12/03/2020
All day.
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ONLINE ONLY

2020 Heights & Lights: Santa Rappel and Tree Lighting

From 22 stories high above Stamford Downtown, watch and cheer for Santa Claus, Rudolph, Grinch and friends as they make their daredevil descent, twisting and flying from the top of one of Stamford’s tallest buildings, Landmark Square. Then follow Santa and friends up Bedford Street to Latham Park for an evening of holiday music and join in the countdown of the annual lighting of Stamford’s Holiday Tree.
Dates: 
12/06/2020
5pm
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Location:

Landmark Square and Latham Park
Broad St. and Bedford St.
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States

Phone:

203-348-5285

Virtual Event- AUDITIONS FOR... "CLUE" 9-12 GRADE- Open Arts Alliance

Each applicant should record Wadsworth’s monologue provided in the materials below. Monologues need not be memorized. Remember to have fun with this!
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
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VIRTUAL TREES OF HOPE- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut

Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut’s Trees of Hope holiday spectacular is an annual holiday event supporting our mission of providing a “home-away-from-home” to children and their families who are being treated at nearby hospitals and healthcare facilities. Since 1990, Trees of Hope has served as a holiday tradition in Greater New Haven. Typically, this event is open to the public and features over 150 beautiful holiday displays donated and sponsored by individuals, local businesses and community organizations. For the safety and wellbeing of our guests, this year we are going VIRTUAL! All raffle ticket purchases and viewing of the displays will be done solely online. Trees of Hope is our largest fundraising event and therefore, instrumental in securing the funds necessary to support the brave children and families at Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut.
Dates: 
12/05/2020
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
Any time
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TakeTimeThursday: Let’s Celebrate Kwanzaa Everybody! - Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum

Kwanzaa is a seven-day festival that celebrates African and African American culture and history introduced by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966 in the United States. Join us as Mr. New-School, Brian Barber, walk us through the 7 principles of Kwanzaa and create a hands-on craft using easy to find materials.
Dates: 
12/10/2020
2:30 – 3:15 PM
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JOY AROUND THE WORLD: Virtual Holiday Scavenger Hunts

PUT MORE HO-HO-HO IN YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY! This December, gather your group around the Zoom yule log to play one of our fun, fascinating, fast-paced, and definitely festive virtual holiday scavenger hunts. On teams, you’ll use our desktop app to explore websites around the world that reveal holiday traditions, scenic places, and pop culture favorites. Your quest: answers to tricky, humorous questions. You’ll feel like you’re sight-seeing from Santa’s sleigh. A Kids Edition is also available, perfect for family gatherings and online classroom games.
Dates: 
12/12/2020
12/19/2020
See website for details.
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World AIDS Day 2020 - Unfinished Business

Tune in with us on Friends of Trillium Health's Facebook Live or on RCTV, found on Channel 1301 in Rochester, NY for a fundraiser to benefit Trillium Health’s work to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic! Please join President and CEO, Andrea DeMeo, and Co-Founder and Staff Physician, Dr. Bill Valenti, to honor and celebrate World AIDS Day as we share stories about Trillium Health’s HIV journey and preview a portion of a new play by David Henderson – Unfinished Business, based on Dr. Bill Valenti’s book. The show will be emceed by Mrs. Kasha Davis, a featured contestant on Season 7 of Ru Paul's Drag Race.
Dates: 
12/05/2020
7 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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ONLINE ONLY

Visit the Hispanic Society Museum & Library VIRTUALLY - Dec 1 at 6pm Eastern from Danbury Library

Take a live, virtual, and interactive journey through history with the Hispanic Society Museum & Library! Explore the museum’s collections of objects, indigenous art, and maps as we travel through the Ages of Discovery and Exploration from the 1500s all the way through today. Then create your own masterpiece! All you need is paper and a pencil! Free! For all ages. Registration required to receive a zoom invitation. Please note, this is a LIVE event presented on Zoom. Details will be sent to the email provided during registration.
Dates: 
12/01/2020
6pm EDT / 5pm CDT / 4pm MDT / 3pm PDT / 2pm AKDT
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Twice as Nice Silent Auction: Give to RIMOSA and Yourself!

As we embark on this years holiday season and Rhode Islanders strive to bounce back from the world’s current circumstances, the Rhode Island Museum of Science & Art (RIMOSA) is thrilled to announce that the 2nd Annual Twice as Nice Silent Auction: Give to RIMOSA and Yourself! will be held on Friday, November 27, 2020 thru Wednesday, December 2, 2020.
Dates: 
11/29/2020
11/30/2020
12/01/2020
8:00AM
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Wee Wednesdays - Virtual! At Main Street Children's Museum

Join us virtually on Facebook Live for Wee Wednesdays where children and their caregivers will sing and wiggle around with us, listen to fun books and participate in activities. Designed for early learners and families with children ages 4 and younger.
Dates: 
12/02/2020
12/09/2020
12/16/2020
10:00-10:30AM
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Holiday Festival- Newtown Youth and Family Services

Let's Kick off the Holiday Season with a Week-long Festival! A variety of in person and virtual events are sure to entertain your family through this crazy time!
Dates: 
12/06/2020
12/07/2020
12/08/2020
See info for details
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Location:

Find us 15 Berkshire Road
Sandy Hook, CT, 06482
United States

Phone:

203.270.4335

Make a Holiday Elf House - free virtual workshop

Make a home for an Elf family. Decorate it for the holidays. Fun and interactive workshop on the Zoom platform. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
Dates: 
12/01/2020
4:00pm - 5:15pm
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