This year's Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 16, 2012, will feature four hours of family fun with magic, music and holiday treats.
Noon-1 p.m. The day's events will kick off with a visit from Santa who will be available to hear children's Christmas wishes before he heads back to the North Pole.
1:15-2 p.m. Afterwards, families can watch Ben Zabin, a 13-year-old magician from Greenwich, CT, perform his magic tricks. Ben has performed throughout the U.S. and in 15 different countries. He was recently honored by being the youngest performer in the "Stars of Tomorrow Show" at the international Society of American Magicians magic convention.
2:30-3:15 p.m. Then it's time for "Broadway at the Mansion" when Broadway performers from the New Paradigm Theatre will perform in a concert with select students from the Norwalk community that they have been mentoring in local schools.
3:15-4 p.m. The day will conclude with a Doll and Teddy Bear Victorian Tea Party. Children can bring their favorite doll or bear and practice good etiquette at the holiday High Tea. Volunteers will be dressed in Victorian costumes and serve tea, cider, and seasonal treats to children and their favorite friends. Reservations are required by December 8. To RSVP, call 203-838-9799 ext. 4 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
General Admission: $5 per person - (Free Admission for ages 1 and under)
Doll and Teddy Bear Victorian Tea: $5. Reservations required.
The Holiday Open House sponsors include Pierson & Smith Inc., Joseph Chu, Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch, who is co-sponsoring performers from the New Paradigm Theatre,Stew Leonard's, Pepperidge Farm, and Triple S Carpet & Carpetry Cleaners.
For information on educational programs, events and rentals, call 203-838-9799 ext. 4 or e-mail:email@example.com.