The Lion’s Den Book & Gift Store is near Morrill Hall on the grounds St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge. Merchandise includes jewelry, music, cards, books, and other gift items. There are also book/author events and special programs. Call 203-966-3838. Open Saturday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with extended holiday hours.

Congregation Beth El, 109 East Avenue, Norwalk (203-838-2710) has a gift and simcha shop open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon when religious school is in session. There are religious items, gifts, toys, and Purim costumes for sale.