Sunday, December 9, 2018
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  Old Saybrook: Fairy Doors Scavenger Hunt
Find the doors to the Fairy Realm. There are 28 of these five-inch doors in retail locations throughout town. See how many you can find. Maps and photos of the doors available online or at Sweet Luna's, Ocean Art Studio, and the Acton Library. More info: 860-395-3139

10:00am [10:00am] South Windsor: Gingerbread House Festival
Celebrate “Peace on Earth” during the holidays this year and experience one of the largest gingerbread house festivals in New England. Be filled with wonder and be touched by peace as you gaze upon row after row of creative and colorful gingerbread creations, all created by regional artisans and bakers, students and community members, expert and beginner alike. The Wood, located on historic Old Main Street, provides the perfect holiday venue for showcasing the sugary artistic creations among sparkling lights and colorful decor. Musical performances, story time and craft events, even visits from Santa will be scattered throughout the festival providing patrons with an uplifting, peaceful and creative break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Finally, don’t forget to stop by “Ye Olde Gingerbread Shoppe” for the opportunity to take home a bit of the magic with many holiday themed gifts and treats.

[1:00pm] New Haven: Ice Carving Demonstrations
In front of L’Occitane En Provence and WAVE Gallery (1046 Chapel Street.) Free and open to the public. – Friday, November 23, Holiday Bear – Saturday, Nov 24, Elm City Elf – Sunday, December 2, Handsome Dan – Sunday, December 9, Snowman – Sunday, December 16, Santa – Sunday, December 23, Nutcracker

[1:00pm] New Haven: Storytelling with Santa
Santa will visit The Shops at Yale and read stories to children and take photos with families from 1:00-3:00pm. Free and open to the public. Snacks will be provided. -Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22 at The Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway, with free face painting. -Sundays, Nov. 25 and Dec 23 at Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea, 194 York Street. -Sundays, Dec. 2, 9 and 16 at Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street.

[2:00pm] New Haven: Holiday Craft Time
Holiday Craft Time is FREE and materials are provided. Dec. 2nd: We'll be making Luminaries. A great way to celebrate the first day of Hanukkah and the start of December. Dec.9th: We'll be making our own gift wrap. A nice way to add a personal touch to your gift giving. Dec. 16th: We're making Holiday cards. If Hallmark cards never quite say what you need them to then why not try making your own? It will be that much more special. Dec. 23rd: We're making last minute gifts. Forgot to get someone a gift? Running low on cash? Make them something nice like an origami bracelet or charm

[5:00pm] Meriden: Festival of Silver Lights
There will be over 200 figures and buildings decorated with more than 350,000 twinkling white lights. More info: 203-630-4259