Church Street Open House and Holiday Sale

11/15/2014 to 12/20/2014

Church Street, New Milford, CT

Join us opening day for refreshments and to meet some of the artists and artisans. Sale begins Nov. 15th 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come join local galleries and boutiques and  all our neighbors on Church Street beginning Saturday Nov. 15th and continuing throughout the holiday season. Local artists and crafts people will present an amazing array of gifts perfect for all of special people in your life.  Featuring paintings, jewelry, photography, home decor and many more unique items.

Ridgefield Guild of Artists celebrates a very special year: The 10th Annual Festive Home and 40th Anniversary of RGA

11/21/2014 to 12/23/2014

34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.8863..

The usual preview party will be bigger and better on Friday, Nov.  21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Guild, 34 Halpin Lane.  Be the first to see the show and celebrate with food, music and more.  Admission is $40.  Festive Home then runs from Saturday, Nov. 22 – Tuesday, Dec. 23, with extended shopping hours, Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Come visit the Guild as the white gallery walls transform into a magical holiday emporium.  Admission from Nov. 22 – Dec. 23 is free.  For more information, visit or call 203.438.8863.

Washington Art Association Hosts Holiday Gift Fair

11/28/2014 to 12/24/2014

4 Bryan Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-2878.

A holiday gift fair will be held from Friday, November 28, 2014 to December 24, 2014 at the Washington Art Association.  Featuring handmade crafts and fun items to include pottery, toys, jewelry, ornaments, knitted goods, soaps and blown glass. 

Osborne Homestead Museum - Celebrate the Winter Season "Holiday at the Symphony"

11/28/2014 to 12/20/2014

500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby, CT Phone: 203-734-2513.

Celebrate the winter holiday season at the Osborne Homestead Museum’s “Holiday at the Symphony”.   Each room of the museum will be magnificently decorated to represent the different musical instrument families and sections of a symphony orchestra.  The local garden clubs will create the beautiful decorations to showcase a winter symphony and Frances Osborne Kellogg and her family’s love of music and their role in the music industry during the late 1800s to early 1900s.    
For more information email:  Susan D. Robinson;

Kent Holly-Days

11/28/2014 to 01/05/2015

Main Street, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-592-0061.

A month-long series of events to celebrate the holiday season.  Includes a Champagne Stroll (Nov. 28 & 29), St. Andrews Christmas Tree sale (Nov. 30 on), a Gingerbread Festival (Dec. 5 – Jan. 5), the Tree Lighting (Dec. 6), Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (Dec. 7), Pictures with Santa (Dec. 7), Stuff-a-Truck and a Parade of Lights (Dec. 13).

Cornwall Bridge Pottery Hosts Artist Peter Cusack Exhibit

11/29/2014 to 12/29/2014

415 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, Cornwall, CT 06796. Phone: 860-672-6545.

The Cornwall Bridge Pottery Store and Gallery presents "From Life" an exhibition of oil paintings, watercolors, and charcoal drawings by Peter Cusack.  In addition pots from Cornwall Bridge Pottery's  Todd Piker latest firings will be ready for purchase. 

Danbury Museum and Historical Society Hosts Seventh Annual Holiday Shoppe & Craft Fair

11/29/2014 to 12/20/2014

43 Main S., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

Once again, The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will be sponsoring their annual Holiday Shoppe and Craft Fair, November 29 through December 20, 2014 in Huntington Hall, located on their campus at 43 Main Street, Danbury. The Holiday Shoppe will be open six days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will be managed by museum staff and volunteers.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Food for Fines

12/01/2014 to 12/31/2014

40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

During the month of December only, Beardsley and Memorial Library is offering “Food for Fines”. Patrons can bring in a non-perishable food item and the fine on their overdue item returned that day will be forgiven. Food items will be given to the “Open Door” in Winsted. Beardsley and Memorial Library serves the towns of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, and Winchester.

Washington Art Association Holiday Gift Fair

12/01/2014 to 12/24/2014

4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-2878.

60 new artists and favorite artists, art and food cookbooks, crafts, ceramics, toys, kitchen gallery, textiles, body care, kids events.  Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 - Kids workshop, ages 5-7 from 10 am - 12 pm RSVP.  Dec. 18 from 4-7 Wine and Shop. Gallery: Tues - Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12 - 4.

Osborndale Homestead Holiday at the Symphony

12/01/2014 to 12/20/2014

500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT Phone: (203) 734-2513.

House tour of the Osborn Homestead.  Rooms decorated by regional garden clubs. Tour theme this year is Holidays at the Symphony. Tours are free, donations accepted. Thursday - Sun. 10 am - 4 pm and Holiday Twilight Tours on Fridays: Dec. 5, 12 and 19 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.