What's Up This Weekend: Christmas Carol Service, Story Time with Santa

From our neighborhood to the towns around us, if you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered.

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.


Fairfield: Christmas Carol Service and Yule Tea

When: Sunday, Dec. 23, 4 p.m. (Yule Tea), 5 p.m. (Carol Service)

Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 661 Old Post Road, Fairfield

Cost: Free

Description: Known by its English name, this ‘Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols’ is a worship service famous the world over because of its yearly broadcast from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, on Christmas Eve. This year, the service can be experienced right here in Fairfield, at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, on the Town Hall Green. Everyone is warmly welcome.


Kids Night Out presents: Story Time with Santa

When: Saturday, Dec. 22, 11 a.m.

Where: Liquid Lunch, 434 Howe Ave., Shelton

Cost: Free

Description: An afternoon of stories, caroling, and holiday cheer! Bring your Letter to Santa so you can hand-deliver your Christmas list. Also spread the love and make a donation to the Spooner House. In lieu of presents, gifts cards are a wonderful option; allowing Spooner House to purchase items for families in need.


New Canaan: McEvoy Handcrafted Pottery Holiday Sale

When: Dec. 22-24

Where: 66 Seminary St, New Canaan, CT (in studio down driveway behind house)

Cost: Free

Description: George Fintan McEvoy will be holding the 50th annual exhibition and sale of his one-of-kind handcrafted pottery at his studio. His work includes bowls, vases, teapots, and jars with exotic wood lids. George notes that all pieces are made right here in New Canaan (“Shop Local”) and that many people buy his work as gifts for friends who appreciate something that is not mass produced. All pieces are safe to use with food.


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