2022 Holiday Events at Stew Leonard's in Norwalk

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* 2022 HOLIDAY EVENT INVITATION *   HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT STEW LEONARD’S NORWALK STORE   WHAT: Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk is kicking off the 2022 holiday season with many family-friendly activities, including holiday-themed classes and even a special Breakfast with Santa!   Except where noted, the price is per child per class and payment is required at the time of registration via Eventbrite.com (search for Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk). Parents/caretakers are kindly asked to register children at least 24 hours in advance. If a parent/caretaker needs to cancel a class, refunds will be given only if the store is notified 24 hours in advance. Classes will be held in Stew Leonard’s Conference Room on the second floor of the grocery store in Norwalk, Conn. Children need to be accompanied by an adult, for toddlers (ages 2-5 years old), which requires an adult to supervise their little one.  All paid ticketed events will be posted on Eventbrite.com by October 15, 2022.   Turkey-Themed Cupcakes Class for Toddlers Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Children ages 2-5 will decorate four turkey-themed cupcakes in honor of Thanksgiving. Each class will run from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 am. The price is $20 per child. Parents or caretakers are asked to accompany their child to this class. Limited to 15 children per class.   Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Tuesday November 29, 2022, at 5 p.m. Stew Leonard’s Norwalk store is kicking off the 2022 holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with musical entertainment from the Norwalk High School Choir and an appearance by the Long Hill Fire Department fire truck.  Santa & Mrs. Claus will spend the evening mingling with families and handing out candy canes. Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies will be served. No registration is necessary for this free event.   Meet Santa Claus at Stew’s! November 25- December 22, 2022 Monday - Friday: 4-7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Special Holiday Hours: Saturday, December 17 from 12:30-6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 18 from 12:30-6:00 p.m. This holiday season, families are invited to take a complimentary photo with Santa Claus himself at Stew Leonard’s.  Santa will be seated in a snow-capped castle made of Lego-style bricks, flanked by lit Christmas trees.  Children will have the chance to push a special button to make the castle come alive with light and sound before taking a seat on a bench in front of Santa for a photo.   Toddler Workshop: Reindeer Cupcakes Tuesday December 6 and Wednesday December 7, 2022 Children ages 2-5 are invited to make four holiday themed cupcakes. Children will decorate their cupcakes with holiday frosting, sprinkles & special decorations. Each child will bring their yummy treats home with them. Each class will run from 10:00 – 11:00 am. The price is $20 is per child. Parents or caretakers are asked to accompany their child to this class. Limited to 15 children per class. Breakfast with Santa and Stew’s Costumed Characters Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10 -11 a.m. Sunday, December 18, 2022, 10 - 11 a.m. Children aged 11 and under: $16.99/each Guests aged 12 and over (including all accompanying parents): $18.99/each Children under 2 are free Families are invited to have breakfast with Santa and his friends! A buffet-style breakfast of scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, assorted bagels, fruit and donuts, will be served accompanied by coffee and hot cocoa! Each child will be able to decorate a wooden ornament to take home. Limited seating available and registration must be made in advanced on our website.   Menorah Lighting Celebration Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 5 p.m. Stew Leonard’s Norwalk store is celebrating Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, with its 30th annual menorah lighting celebration. The celebration starts with Rabbi Yehoshua Hecht of Beth Israel Chabad of Westport/Norwalk lighting an 18-foot menorah. Following the menorah lighting is a celebration complete with live music, holiday song and dance and complimentary Kosher refreshments and juice. Traditional dreidels and chocolate gelt will be distributed to all.   Local dignitaries from Norwalk and Westport will be on hand to partake in Fairfield County’s largest menorah lighting celebration.   WHO:                   Stew Leonard’s is a family-owned and operated fresh food store with locations in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn.; Paramus, N.J.; and East Meadow, Farmingdale, and Yonkers, N.Y.  For more information, visit Stew Leonard’s website at www.stewleonards.com.   WHERE:               Stew Leonard’s, 100 Westport Ave., Norwalk, CT Store phone for customer questions: 203-847-7213   MEDIA CONTACT:           Meghan Bell, 203.847.7213  mbell@stewleonards.com   #             #             #