Discovery Museum offers kids fun learning environment during holiday break

The Discovery Museum is letting parents who are looking for a safe, fun and affordable learning environment for their kids to spend time over the holiday break from school that it’s open for business. “Looking for something constructive for your kids to do while school is out?” said Bill Finch, executive director of the Discovery …

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Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

The Floozies, Dec. 6, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Birocratic and Sodown will also perform. Tickets $18-$22. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Celebrating the Festival of Lights, Dec. 7, 6 p.m., Congregation Shir Shalom, 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: ourshirshalom.org. Midnight North, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. …

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Trying Out: Calls for art and auditions

Auditions for Race, Dec. 9-10 at TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford. Auditions are by appointment only. Schedule appointment by calling 860-350-6863 or email [email protected] Rehearsals run Feb. 15 through March 9. Info: theatreworks.us/actors/index.php. Call for art, the Fairfield County Arts Association is accepting submissions for their Artworks Gallery on the Green show. …

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Dance: Nutcrackers in the area

Danbury Music Centre’s Nutcracker Ballet, Dec. 7-9, Danbury High School, 43 Clapboard Ridge Rd., Danbury. Tickets $10-$35. Info: danburymusiccentre.org. Scenes from the Nutcracker, Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 15-16, noon and 3 p.m., Darien Art Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. Tickets $15. Info: call 203-655-8683. Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance: Nutcracker, Dec. 14-16, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East …

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Kids Stuff: Family fun

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, Dec. 6-9, Burr Homestead, 739 Old Post Rd., Fairfield. Proceeds fund the Junior Women’s Club of Fairfield scholarships. Live music, dancing, raffles and more …

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