The New Canaan Historical Society is kicking off the season Saturday with its annual Holiday Festivities.

A Victorian Tea will take place from noon to 3:30 p.m., featuring sandwiches, pastries and tea. A costume exhibit, "As We Were --1889," will be on display from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be two hand-puppet theater performances, "The Shoemaker and the Elves" and "The Frog Prince," at 2 p.m. Children will also have a chance to make a candy-covered gingerbread house.

Registration is suggested.

For more information, call 203-966-1776.