White Memorial Star Party

11/18/2016

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

This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Tonight's topic is "Beyond Saturn: the Outer Solar System". Weather permitting, there will be Star gazing after the program. 7:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You are invited to bring your own telescope or binoculars. FREE... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Palace Theatre A Christmas Story

11/18/2016 to 11/19/2016

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

A Christmas Story, the Musical, sponsored by ION Bank, " will make a two performance stop at Waterbury's Palace Theater on Friday evening November 18, at 8:00pm and Saturday November 19 at 2:00pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.palacetheaterct.org, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. Tickets begin at $45.

Mattatuck Museum Homeschool @ the MATT: The Great Flood of '55

11/18/2016

144 Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

2 pm. Pre-registration is required. Students will examine the disaster that still ranks as the worst to engulf the Naugatuck Valley through a pictorial documentary that wraps around the staircase walls between the Museum's First and Second Floor galleries. *Please note that because of its location, this exhibition is not wheelchair accessible. $5.

St. John's Annual Holiday Bazaar Weekend

11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016

78 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2527.

St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington will hold its  Annual Holiday Bazaar Weekend -- Friday, November 18, 2016 through Sunday November 20, 2016.  Three days of shopping, epicurean delights, decorative inspirations and live and silent auctions.

Living the Promise: A Retreat for Women in AA/ALANON — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Spend time with the Promises of recovery first listed in the AA Big Book. Through
presentations, quiet reflection, and group conversation, we will consider what promises are
coming true for us, which ones we hope for, and our resistance to and fears about them.

Presenter: Shane Phelan, CMA. There will be some opportunities for private conversation with Sr. Shane.

$175 Commuter; $275 Private Room / private bath; $220 Shared Room / private bath; $245 Private Room / hall bath;
$205 Shared Room / hall bath. Non-Refundable Deposit: $50.

Scholarships available through the Joan Sheldon Memorial Fund.

Getting Real about Art — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

11/18/2016 to 11/19/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Come live in a community of artists. Learn: 1) how to create flow and reduce creative
resistance, 2) how to present art work in effective and compelling ways, and 3) how to navigate
the “world of commerce.” Be supported and inspired by the exchange of creativity! Time for
portfolio review also will be provided. The facilitator, Tony Carretta,  is a full time artist and former gallery owner.
Copies of his book: Studio to Wall: The Commerce of Art will be available.

Fees: Commuter: $110; Private Room/private bath: $175; Shared Room/private bath: $165;
Private Room/hall bath: $160; Shared Room/hall bath: $140.
Non-Refundable Deposit: $50

Haight Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Class

11/19/2016

Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

Join us for The World's Best Cheeses with a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate paring classes @ 1:00 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!

CHAPARRALS LIVE AT THE CAROUSEL MUSEUM

11/19/2016

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

7pm-11pm the music and dancing are open to the public! Cover is $12 per person. Reserve a seat and come to listen with friends and loved ones or come and make some fun new friends! Our beautiful large wooden dance floor will bring you to tap your toes or give a twirl. Join us for some fun!

Flanders Nature Center Flanders Artisan Marketplace

11/19/2016 to 12/18/2016

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

11 am - 4 pm. Looking for one of a kind distinctive gifts that will truly be appreciated by the special people on your shopping list? Decked out in festive style, the Van Vleck House is the setting for our annual "Artisan Marketplace". You will find a wide variety of quality creations handmade by local crafters and artisans including quilts, wreaths and greens, jewelry and pottery, as well as scarfs and mittens hand knitted using wool from Flanders own sheep.

ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL ED CRAFT FAIR--WINSTED

11/19/2016

100 Battistoni Drive, Winsted, CT

9AM to 3PM the 21st Annual Agricultural Ed Craft Fair will be held at the Northwest Reg. #7 School. Wreaths, poinsettias, bake sale, jar sale. lunch available. Tea Cup Auction. Free Admission.