Pratt Nature Center Full Moon Hike


163 Paper Mill Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 355-3137.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hike the lower fields by the light of the full moon then warm up by the campfire with marshmallows. (bring flashlight) FREE

Art Show David M. Hunt Library 12X12

12/10/2016 to 01/07/2017

63 Main St, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will host its popular year-end flash art exhibit, 12X12 2016: The Skill of Hand & Head, on Saturday, December 10 with a reception from 6pm to 8pm. Original works by 53 local artists are all in a 12" x 12" format, priced at $100 each, and sold off-the-wall. Works will be replaced on the wall as they are sold. Remaining art will be on display through Saturday, January 7. The reception with refreshments is free and open to the public. A portion of the art sales will benefit the library. 12X12, with up to three pieces by each artist, is presented in a uniform grid on the Hunt Artwall creating a salon-style exhibit. Installed alphabetically by artist, all manner of genre and media are jumbled up together. The subtitle of the exhibit, "The Skill of Hand & Head," is meant as a tribute to our community artists and is an FDR quote from a fireside chat in 1938, referring to the economic power of the American worker.

White Memorial FoundationCrack o’ Dawn Owl Prowl with Fran Zygmont


80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail! The cost is $20 per person with a percentage donated to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 10:00 A.M., Meet in the Museum parking lot. Call Debbie from Country Quilt Llama Farm at 860-248-0355 to pre-register.

Christmas at the Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum

12/10/2016 to 12/30/2016

192 Main St, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

The Society will offer guided tours of the first floor which is decorated for the Christmas season. Tours will be available Thursday through Sunday, December 10th through December 30th. Hours are 12-4 p.m; the last tour is at 3:30. Admission is $10 for adults; FREE to Torrington Historical Society members. Children 12 and under are free.

Falls Village Holiday Market


103 Main St., Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

10am-4pm at The Center on Main.  The Holiday Market of local craft professionals will take place at The Center on Main, 103 Main Street in Falls Village from 10am to 4pm. Quality artisan crafts will include weaving, glass, woodwork, ornaments, and so much more. Later at the Hunt Library at 63 Main Street from 6pm to 8pm, will be the popular 12X12 Flash Art Exhibit. The work of 56 local artists will be unveiled just after 6pm. All works are in 12" x 12" dimensions and available at $100 each. This is a take-home show. Come early as the artworks tends to go quickly. Both events are free and open to the public. A portion of all purchases benefits the library which just celebrated it's 125th year of service to Falls Village and the Northwest corner community. For more information contact the library at 860-824-7424 or visit

Danbury Palace Theatre


165 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

3 pm It's a Wonderful Life. Admission first come first serve.

Hopkins Vineyard Vio and Paint


25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

Sign up to paint with Patty, at our paint bar, relax and enjoy a glass of wine. No experience required. Fun for the absolute beginner or the seasoned artist. Each date is structured around a specific painting. This class will feature painting bottles with lights. Patty will instruct and guide you step by step. It's easy and stress free. All materials are included plus a glass of wine. You may bring your own snacks. Saturday, December 10th from 1-3pm.

Haight Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Class

12/10/2016 to 12/11/2016

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

Join us for The World's Best Cheeses with a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate paring classes @ 3:00 pm. $35 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. All HBV wine is paired with a cheese and or chocolate. HBV wine glass to take home!

Hickory Stick Bookshop Book Signing


2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-0525.

Beloved children's author Rosemary Wells (creator of Max & Ruby) will sign her newest books, Fiona's Little Lie (Candlewick $14.99) and Hand in Hand (Henry Holt $17.99) and many others on Saturday, December 10th at 2 pm at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Saturday, December 10th at 2pm.

New England Carousel Museum Snow Ball


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

7:00 - 11:00 PM. Join us for the Snow Ball, a winter dance hosted by the New England Carousel Museum featuring The Al Fenton Big Band. Dress to impress and dance the night away is our beautiful ballroom, while you make memories to last a lifetime. Pop in early for dance instruction with Prudence and Joel! This is a BYOB event. Tickets are $15.00 each and tables of 8 may be reserved. Please call the New England Carousel Museum at 860-585-5411 for more information or email