FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Fairfield Museum and History Center is offering two new events Sunday and Tuesday.
The Fairfield Museum & History Center, at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, is hosting Creating Community Open House Day at noon Sunday and a special Election Day event starting at 1 p.m., Tuesday, according to a notice from the museum.
Creating Community Open House Day allows residents to "come and experience the Fairfield Museum's major new exhibition Creating Community: Exploring 375 Years of Our Past," according to the notice. The free event is sponsored by Newman's Own.
"This new, hands-on exhibition invites visitors to explore the history of Fairfield and its region for nearly 400 years," representatives wrote in the notice. "Look inside a Native American wigwam, climb into an American Revolution fort, decipher a spy code, sit on a 19thcentury trolley, and more. Young and old alike will enjoy learning how people worked, lived, and built a community over time by exploring original objects, individual stories and engaging activities."
The event also includes short theater performances from Falcon Repertory Theatre including "Washington Schlepped Here" by Jim Gordon and "Worst Colonist" by Kerrie Davies, according to the release.
The Election Day event is for families with children age six and up. Families can "explore the new interactive exhibition Creating Community, and vote for your favorite activity. Museum educators will lead gallery tours, storytelling and a craft activity in the education classroom," according to the release.
For more information, call the Fairfield Museum and History Center at 203-259-1598.