The Darien Historical Society will hold a special holiday reception for the members, donors, volunteers and friends of the Darien Historical Society on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be a glittering evening of hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.

Cost: $30 for members and $45 for non-members. Kindly RSVP online or call 203.655.9233 for information.

The Darien Historical Society’s museum and library is free for members and students, with a suggested donation of $5 for non-members.

Exhibits are free for members, $5 for non-members and free for Darien’s First Responders, teachers and students.

The Darien Historical Society is at 45 Old Kings Highway North. For more information call 203-655-9233 or visit darienhistorical.org. The hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 11 to 4, Sunday, 12 to 3.

To become a member of the Darien Historical Society visit darienhistorical.org.