Downtown Bookstore Kicks-Off the Holiday Season with an Open House, Dec. 9

Downtown Bookstore Kicks-Off the Holiday Season with an Open House, Dec. 9

Get into the holiday spirit with the many, very-merry, family events at the Downtown Bookstore.

The Downtown Fairfield University Bookstore invites the public to a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. A variety of entertainment and special guest appearances are planned for all ages, including live music, games, authors, costume characters, cake, and balloons! Guests will also have an opportunity to enjoy and discover some wonderful holiday gift-giving ideas. Families are invited to meet children’s book character, North Pole Ninja, and Fairfield's own Lucas the Stag mascot. There will be plenty of opportunities for photos. Little ones are welcome to holiday goodie bags while supplies last.

The Fairfield University Bookstore is located at 1499 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For more information, please call (203) 255-7756.

Enter to Win RAFFLE PRIZES !

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Additional Details:

There are many prizes, such as children’s picture books, Dragon’s Love Tacos T-Shirt and Holiday Gift Basket from GingerCares.com.

Create Your Own Holiday Treasure Chest

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Large Table

Additional Details:

All who would like to participate should pre-register with GingerCares.com. The event is $15/child and includes all materials.

Starbucks Cafe Live Music with Jim Magrath, Flutist

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Location: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Additional Details:

All who would like to participate should pre-register with GingerCares.com. The event is $15/child and includes all materials.

Kids Story Time with Author MaryKate Cohane

Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Bookstore, 2nd Floor

Additional Details:

The book, NEVER HAVE I EVER SEEN: An alphabet rhyming book will be read and a coloring activity for kids ages 3 & up will be available for all the participate in. The book will also be available for purchase. FairfieldUBookstoreEvents@gmail.com.

ENTREE NOUS 2018 - Meet and Greet with creator Elizabeth Menke

Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location: Downtown Bookstore, 1st Floor

Additional Details:

ENTREE NOUS 2018 is a guide book to 12 of Fairfield County’s finest restaurants, doubles as a personal invitation— when eating out for 2 at a featured restaurant, bring your guide book for stamping and one guest will receive a complimentary entree. Books available for purchase and signing.

Guinness World Records Bookstore Challenge

Time: 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Bookstore, 2nd Floor

Additional Details:

Test your skills with dominos, paper clips, plastic cups, paper airplanes, word search, chop sticks and more, fun for all ages. Winners take home prizes!

Starbucks Cafe Live Music with Bob and Dave

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Bookstore

Additional Details:

Acoustic favorites the whole family will enjoy!

Meet beloved Illustrator, Lizzy Rockwell

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downtown Bookstore, 1st Floor

Additional Details:

Rockwell will be signing the following books; ZOO DAY, LIBRARY DAY, PLANTS FEED ME, A BIRD IS A BIRD, THE BUSY BODY BOOK: A KID’S GUIDE TO FITNESS, GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT: A KID’S GUIDE TO FOOD AND NUTRITION. The books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Last modified: 12-01-17 03:00 PM

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