What To Do In Greenwich This Weekend

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Greenwich will lights its Christmas tree on Friday afternoon.
Greenwich will lights its Christmas tree on Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Alex Corbett, File

GREENWICH, Conn. – The holiday season gets in full swing this weekend in Greenwich with several festive events. Below are a few highlights in town. For a full listing, see our Greenwich events page.

Friday, Nov. 30

Greenwich Tree Lighting Ceremony. 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation presents the annual holiday ceremony, which will feature a holiday message from the first selectman, a visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolph, a mechanical polar bear and reindeer rides. The Greenwich High School Chamber Singers will perform holiday songs. Cider, hot chocolate, cookies and candy canes will be available. In front of Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road. 

SPLURGE American Girl Trunk Show. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. American Girl enthusiasts are invited to a one-day trunk show to browse beautiful handmade accessories and clothing for American Girl dolls. SPLURGE on 39 Lewis Street.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Carriage rides, holiday entertainment, professional ice carving, bouncy castles and live reindeer will set the holiday season in motion in downtown Greenwich at the fourth annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend. The event continues from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Round Hill Christmas. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Round Hill Community House holds a traditional holiday fair, which is open free to the whole community. The proceeds from the fair benefit charities, both local and global, and the upkeep of the Community House. 395 Round Hill Road. 

Sunday, Dec. 2

First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point. 9 a.m. Bring binoculars and dress warmly. Beginners to experienced birders welcome. Walk is held in collaboration with the Bruce Museum, Wild Wings, and Audubon Greenwich. Free. For information, call 203-413-6756. Meet at main concession stand in Greenwich Point Park.

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