Greenwich Hospital hosts card-making event

Area residents created more than 100 cards during the American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign held at Greenwich Hospital on Dec. 5. About 40 people gathered in the hospital’s Noble Conference Center for Holiday Mail for Heroes, the annual American Red Cross campaign that encourages people to send messages of thanks and holiday … Read more

Victorian dollhouse on display at Fairfield Museum

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Fairfield Museum & History Center! The Holiday Express Train Show is open, and this year’s display features something new: a meticulously decorated dollhouse. Two area residents created the Victorian dollhouse in 1979, and designed it to resemble a doctor’s house in honor of their son, … Read more

See Nutcracker at Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse and AAA Northeast Live in HD Series bring the Bolshoi Ballet in HD’s beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker, on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. With its fairytale setting and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score it’s a wonderful way for the entire family to celebrate the holiday season. The Bolshoi’s version of The Nutcracker … Read more

Goldenberry celebrates silver anniversary

Goldenberry Ltd. is celebrating 25 years in business this holiday season. Covering 1,100 square feet at 149 Cherry St. in New Canaan, Goldenberry offers a unique selection and name brands too. Find a wide range of British Isles and European food specialties and seasonal treats, including mouth-watering Christmas chocolates and mince pies. There are also … Read more

Give a gift with a message

What female doesn’t like a piece of jewelry for Christmas? Not many. And jewelry with an inspirational message can be a special keepsake. Love Sees jewelry, created one year ago by Nancy Diehl, a Wilton resident and mom of two teenaged daughters, features sterling silver, delicate necklaces and bracelets engraved with various love phrases. “Love … Read more

Top new toys for boys: And hot updates to classics, too

Buying for boys this holiday season? There are two pieces of good news: 1) Industry experts have done the research on what’s hot for you, and 2) There is no single must-have-for-all hot toy. “It’s really what’s ‘hot’ for the child, about what the child is interested in,” said Adrienne Appell, a toy trends specialist … Read more

Plenty of gift ideas await at the Glass House Design Store

The Glass House Design Store in New Canaan offers myriad  just-in-the-nick-of-time gifts that you might not find anywhere else this holiday season. Located at 199 Elm St., store hours through Friday, Dec. 19, are 10 to 3, and on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 to 6.  For very last minute shopping it will be open … Read more