Fall Owl Prowl @ Stamford Nature Center
When: Friday, December 2, 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Overbrook Nature Center building, Stamford Nature Center
Details: Discover the secret lives of our favorite feathered nocturnal friends — the owls. Take a look at an owl's role in the food chain with participants dissecting an owl pellet. Meet our new non-releasable teaching barred owl, Willow, and discover the types of owls that call Connecticut home. Then, head out into the woods to call for our local owl species, who at this time of year will be preparing for winter. Limited enrollment. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 203.977.6521 to register. Members: $5 | Non-Members: $8.
Gingerbread Man Candy Dish @ Home Depot
When: Saturday Dec 3, 2016 9am-12Noon
Where: Home Depot near you
Details: Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can create a beautiful Gingerbread Candy Dish. Once the candy holder is built, your child can decorate it with stickers to give their gingerbread mana cheery holiday smile.
Nutcracker Ballet @ Tarrytown
When: Sunday Dec 4, 2016 3pm and 6pm
Where: Tarrytown Music Hall
Details: An enchanting hour-long production of The Nutcracker, created for younger audiences, yet sophisticated enough for adults!
Adult $35 and Children $25. Performed by New York Theater Ballet.
Holiday Train Show @ Scarsdale
When: Dec 3 & 4, 2016 Sat & Sun 10am-4:30pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY
Details: Train lovers of all ages will love the HO gauge model trains on display among replicas of area landmarks, courtesy of Yonkers Model Railroad Club. Members of the club will be on-site to answer questions. Free for members, Non-members: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Children 2 to 12 $8. Children under age 2 are free. Includes admission to all Manor House exhibits.
Winter Wonderland @ Kensico Dam Plaza
When: Now through Jan 2, 2017 5pm-9pm/10pm
Where: Kensico Dam Plaza, valhalla, NY
Details: Holiday circus, Santa Express, Ice-Rink, Candy Cane Lane, and Musical Light Show. $15 Admission. Free Parking.
Holiday Train Show @ New York Botanical Garden
When: Now through January 16, 2017
Where: New York Botanical Garden
Details: For the 25th anniversary of NYC's favorite winter tradition, enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.