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 *Tinsmithing Workshop, Nov. 17, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. The Museum Educator will talk about the history of tinsmiths and the important items they produced, …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *Election on the Farm, Nov. 8, 11 a.m,- 3 p.m., Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Vote for your favorite farm animal. *Felting workshop, Nov. 10, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will discuss the origins of felting, and lead the children in making felted mittens from …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *(Not) Just for Kids: Celebrate Piece – Mixed Ensemble, Nov. 3, 3 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert. Info: wiltonlibrary.org. *Scavenger Hunt, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Kids 8 and up can search the Society’s historic …

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Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS *Spooktober Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Oct. 26-27, Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, Westport. Info: westporthistory.org. *Colonial Cookery: Dressed Macaroni and Cheese, Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will be showing the children how to make Dressed Macaroni and Cheese in the 19th century style. …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *Bring Your Own Pumpkin, Oct. 20, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Join Kiwanis volunteers and Museum Educator Lola Chen in the 1860 Abbott Barn for a fun Halloween pumpkin carving and decorating session for children and their adults. Pumpkins available for purchase on-site from the Kiwanis Club or participants …

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Kids Stuff: Family fun

*Things That Go Bump in the Night…Ghost Night, Oct. 13, 6 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. For children ages 8-12. Tickets $15 members, $25 non-members. Register online. Info: wiltonhistorical.org.   *Bring Your Own Pumpkin, Oct. 20, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Join Kiwanis volunteers and Museum Educator Lola …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *Husking Bee Workshop, Oct. 6, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will discuss harvesting, husking, and the pleasures of shared efforts, and guide the kids in fashioning a corn-husk wreath for the door.  The kids will help make their own snack, sweet corn cake. For ages …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *Colonial Cookery: Scalloped Tomatoes, Sept. 29, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will be showing the children how to make Scalloped Tomatoes. She will also tell them about the tomato’s reputation, which has evolved from the feared “poison apple” and “love apple” to an essential part …

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SPECIAL EVENTS *The Game of the Goose Workshop, Sept. 22, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will discuss early board games, explain how to play The Game of the Goose, and lead the children in making their own board. Tickets $10 members, $15 non-members. Info: wiltonhistorical.org. *Colonial Cookery: …

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Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS *The Game of the Goose Workshop, Sept. 22, 11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Museum Educator Lola Chen will discuss early board games, explain how to play The Game of the Goose, and lead the children in making their own board. Tickets $10 members, $15 non-members. Info: wiltonhistorical.org. *Colonial Cookery: …

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