FAIRFIELD — A holiday tradition full of model trains, wintery landscapes and loads of family fun chugs into town this week. The Holiday Express Train Show at the Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road, opens on the night of the town Tree Lighting, Friday, Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with cookies, cider, a craft, and reduced admission pricing ($3 per person or $10 for a family of four; Members and children ages 5 and under are free). Holiday Express Train Show is sponsored by Brody Wilkinson, PC and People’s United Bank.
The Museum’s new, family-friendly exhibition, Local Heroes: What’s Your Emergency?, also opens Friday, Dec. 6 and takes visitors through the story of a local Nor’easter. See how Fairfield’s first responders team up to keep the community safe. Illustrations by Fairfield County artist Christine Kornacki, historical photographs, and artifacts from the Museum’s collection explore what happens when an emergency occurs and people dial 911. Local Heroes is generously sponsored by NorcomCT and Fairfield Rotary.