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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

Published 6:53 am, Friday, December 20, 2013
  • Start the weekend on a festive note with a caroling party at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue. Photo: File Photo / Fairfield Citizen
    Start the weekend on a festive note with a caroling party at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue. Photo: File Photo

 

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OK, the tree is decorated, the presents are wrapped and the stockings have been hung with care. Wondering what to do with the rest of your time this weekend in Fairfield? Here's a few suggestions:

Get the weekend off to a festive start Friday with the Holiday Caroling Party and Open House Friday at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue. The gathering, from 4 to 6 p.m., will feature crafts, caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides and a performance by the Pinstripes. Admission is free. Call 203-259-0345, ext. 19, or visit www.pequotlibrary.org.

Leave the holiday baking to someone else when you attend the Christmas Cookie Walk Festival on Saturday and Sunday at St. Emery's Church, 838 Kings Highway East. Cookies are sold by the pound, and also featured is the annual Christmas stuffed cabbage take-out, which is $12 for a package of six. Hours Saturday are 1 to 5:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Take a look at the history of the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, celebrating its centennial on Christmas Day, with a new exhibit at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road. The photographic exhibit, "Wakeman: The First 100 Years," will be on display through Jan. 5. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and admission is $5 for adults, and $3 for students and seniors. Visit www.fairfieldhistory.org or call 203-259-1598 for more information.

Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church, 1089 Fairfield Woods Road, presents its annual Christmas cantata, "Behold the Star!" with choir and orchestra at 10 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free and the public is invited. Find more information at www.fairfieldgrace.org or by calling 203-374-6528.

Jazz-gospel violinist Kersten Stevens headlines a Christmas show on Sunday at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. The show starts at 6 p.m. and tickets are $50, which includes an autographed poster; $40, and $25 for 15 and younger. Visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org or call 203-259-1036.