The Norwalk Historical Society will be revealing its new museum to the public at its Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. This free event will take place at the new Norwalk Historical Society Museum, located at 141 East Avenue in Norwalk, CT. Parking is available at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue. The Museum is located next to the Norwalk Health Department, in the red brick house with blue double front doors. Visitors will be able to view the Museum’s two new exhibits, the newly renovated upcoming exhibit spaces, shop for unique gifts in the new gift shop, meet Mrs. Claus, craft holiday decorations and enjoy refreshments graciously donated by Sweet Sabrina’s Cake Shop. The Society has partnered with the local non-profit, Person to Person, and will be holding a food drive of non-perishable food items at the event as well.
Location: 141 East Ave., Norwalk, Connecticut, 06851
Times: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Phone Number: (203) 846-0525
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Kick off your holiday season with this fun, free event, and help the Norwalk Historical Society unwrap its new gift to the city! A special ribbon cutting ceremony will kick off the Holiday Open House as the new museum and its two new exhibits are unveiled. Visitors will get to experience the history of Norwalk through Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections, curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox, and Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity, with photography by Tony Velez. The society’s new gift shop will also be open for the first time to the general public. Shop local and purchase one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted items by Fairfield County artists, including Another Bright Idea, Pat Atkin, Britt Bair, Betty Ball, Butterfly Rouge, D54 Studio, Erin Dolan Art Studio, Elemental Images, Hanneke Goedkoop, Kiki & Pooky Ltd., Made in Bridgeport, Peaceful Places Photo, Karen Ponelli, Southern Yankee, T Party Antiques and Torn Edges. Norwalk-themed gifts, books, children’s toys and games will also be for sale.
The Holiday Open House has activities for families too. Children will delight in meeting Mrs. Claus during Mrs. Claus’ Story time which will take place every half hour. She will share favorite holiday stories and will collect letters to Santa. Families will be able to craft Victorian holiday decorations while enjoying cookies and cider. Looking to give back to the community this holiday season? Bring a non-perishable food item for the Person to Person Food Drive and spread some holiday cheer! For more information on the Holiday Open House visit www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org , e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 203-846-0525. The Norwalk Historical Society’s Holiday Open House is sponsored by Sweet Sabrina’s Cake Shop.
The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For information: email@example.com or 203-846-0525.