Fest Finds Fun for “Hope”

Dec 8, 2021 | Community, Performing | 0 comments

Helen McAlinden, president & CEO of Homes with Hope, right, and Cessa Lewis, 15, of Westport, who is a member of both the Playhouse and Homes with Hope Youth Councils, share a moment with Santa. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)

WESTPORT — Saturday’s Winter Fun Fest at the Westport Country Playhouse helped benefit Homes with Hope.

Westport Country Playhouse Youth Council Member Shea Frimmer, 14, of Weston offers guidance to children creating mini snowmen. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)

Organized by the Playhouse Youth Council, it combined crafts, treats and a visit from the Big Man himself — Santa!

Florence Joller, 2, of Westport does some artwork. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Staples Orphenians entertain on Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Margot Herman, 1, of South Orange, N.J., takes a break from the festivities to enjoy a warm drink. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Members of the Staples High School Chamber Orchestra fill the air with sounds of the season at the Winter Fun Fest. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Cold weather didn’t keep people away from the Fun Fest. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Kids do some art projects. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
The Staples High School Orphenians led by Choral Director Luke Rosenberg delight the crowd with a selection of music of the season. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Children enjoy a game of Winter Bingo with Playhouse Council Member Shea Frimmer, 14. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)
Celia Young, 5, of Westport shares a moment with the Big Man. (Photo by Dawn Shmaruk)


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