The halls are decked and it's time to make merry and celebrate the season in historical style at the Darien Historical Society.

Santa and silhouettes


On Friday, Dec. 7, capture a precious moment with renowned silhouette artist Deborah O'Connor, who creates cherished family heirlooms freehand.
There are still a few appointments open. The cost is $30 (frame and mats available at extra cost.)
For more information, contact Museum Educator Sarah Lexow Keena at 203-984-1798.

A Bates Scofield Christmas tradition —  visit Santa by the colonial hearth from 2 to 4 p.m. Visits are free, but donations gratefully accepted.

Annual soirée


The Darien Historical Society's annual holiday soirée is Saturday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Mingle with friends in the soaring Scofield Barn, transformed into a glittering art gallery, or browse through the Bates Scofield Homestead and see it all dressed up for the holidays!


Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.


Please RSVP here or call 203-655-9233 for information.