On Stage: Christmas shows and more

* = Shows for children. OPENING * Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, N.Y., broadwaytheatre.com or 914-592-2222: Another Night Before Christmas, Sat., Dec. 13 and 20, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.; tickets $17, show only. THIS WEEKEND * Let’s Play Shakespeare, presented by ...

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Sound of Music: concerts and shows

* = Things to do with children. The Alternate Routes, Thur., Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., $22;  StageOne Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St.; fairfieldtheatre.org or 203-259-1036. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, Thur., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., tickets $115, $85, $75, $50;  The Palace, Stamford Center for ...

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Something New: learning opportunites for all ages

* = Activities for children. ART & ARCHITECTURE * The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, open Tues.-Sun., 12-5 (also Presidents’ Day and Good Friday); historic $10/adults and $5/srs.; free adm. for full-time teachers and students in grades K-12, and for active-service military families; ...

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Kids’ Stuff: activities for families

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS A Visit to Santa’s House, Sat., Dec. 13, 10-4 and Sun., Dec. 14, 10-2; at the historic Burr Homestead, 739 Old Post ...

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Bill of Fairs: Greens, gifts, etc.

* = Things to do with children. Festive Home 2014— Celebrating 10 Years, Sat., Nov. 22, to Sun., Dec. 23;  open. Tues.-Sun., 11-5 (closed Nov. 26&27 for Thanksgiving); Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Halpin Lane Ridgefield; tickets to party, $40; 203-438-8863 or rgoa.org. Rowayton Arts Center, ...

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On Exhibit: Museums, arts centers, galleries, etc.

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING Housatonic Museum of Art, Burt Chernow Galleries, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport; Mon.-Fri., 8:30-5:30, Thur. till 7, Sat., 9-3, Sun., 12-4; housatonicmuseum.org or 203-332-5052: David Hayes: Modern Master of American Abstration, Dec. 3-Feb. 8, opening ...

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Season for The Nutcracker

Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Party, 7:30 to 11 p.m., all levels, no partner necessary, Ballroom Dance & Latin, $12/person; hosted by Ballroom DanceSport at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 35 Norfield Rd., Weston; info., 203-454-9200 or visit ballroomdancesportct.com. * The Nutcracker ...

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