WCSU Planetarium and Observatory


Westside Campus, Danbury, CT Phone: 203- 837-8672.

The WCSU Planetarium and Observatory are open twice per month (Saturdays) during the WCSU fall semester. The facility is located on the WCSU Westside Campus, atop the hill between the Campus Center and the Pinney Hall dormitory; the entrance road faces the front of Pinney Hall. Parking is available but very limited around the facility; more may be found on University Boulevard. Public Nights may be canceled due to severe weather and/or dangerous road conditions. For updates, call 203- 837-8672 on the day of an event. Sky viewing cannot be held in cloudy or precipitating weather, but planetarium shows are usually held. Planetarium shows are appropriate for adults and older children, but generally not for infants or toddlers.

Holy Trinity Church Philoptochos Mini Greek Fest


937 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 754-5189.

11 am - 7 pm. festive greek mini fest with gift items and lots of Greek food.

Holiday Fair Oakville


779 Buckingham St, Oakville, CT

John Trumbull Primary School PTO is hosting their Annual Holiday Fair Saturday, November 18th 10am-2pm at John Trumbull School 779 Buckingham St Oakville. There will be over 40 vendors and crafters to shop from along with raffles, face painting, childrens crafts and food trucks! This is an event you don't want to miss! Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while supporting local businesses as well as the students at John Trumbull. Proceeds from this event will help to upgrade playground equipment at John Trumbull.

Woodbury Holiday Bazaar


67 Washington Avenue, Woodbury, CT

Location: Woodbury Middle School. 10-4 pm. Nonnewaug GradNite's 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar: RAIN OR SHINE. Get a jump‑start on your holiday shopping and expect to find unique holiday gifts for your family and friends! The Holiday Bazaar will feature local artists, artisans and crafters and much more.

Winsted Northwestern Regional Craft Fair


100 Battistoni Drive, Winsted, CT

Location: Northwestern Regional High School. 9 am - 3 pm. Free Admission. Penny Auction, Bake Sale & Mystery Jar Sale Maple Products For Sale Place your order for.... Wreaths, Poinsettias, Fruit, Nuts and other items.

Flanders Nature Center Artisan Market

11/18/2017 to 12/17/2017

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

11 am - 4 pm every Sat. and Sun. 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". One of the largest artisan markets in the area, you will find a wide variety of quality creations handmade by local crafters and artisans including furniture, artisan chocolates ; Needle felting kits & creatures; nutcrackers, fiber art – shawls, scarves; cards, Christmas ornaments, framed prints, baskets, garden accessories, soap, sugar scrubs, and lotion bars ; fun children's accessories, pet items/ costumes; quilts, wreaths and greens, handcrafted jewelry, pottery, and more!

New Milford Historical Society Lineage Fair


6 Aspetuck Ave, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-3069.

1 pm. Do you have a Patriot who served or helped the cause in the American Revolution or do you have a colonial ancestor who came to America to have a better life? Could one of your ancestors have fought in the colonial wars, in 1812 War or in the Civil War? The Roger Sherman Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to spend an afternoon exploring the opportunity of membership in different lineage Societies

American Clock and Watch Museum Timepiece ID Day


100 Maple St, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 583-6070.

1-3 pm. Do you have a special old clock or watch that you would like to learn more about? Bring it to the identification event on Saturday, November 18th from 1:00-3:00. The cost is $10 per timepiece and includes the price of admission. Please note: Museums are restricted by law, so appraisal values will not be provided at this event. Depending on the number of patrons attending the event, the number of evaluations may be limited to three per person. For more information, contact the museum (860-583-6070)

David Humphreys House Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations


37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-735-1908.

1-4 pm. Please join us for Derby Historical Society's Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration on November 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm at the David Humphreys House. Our talented Docents will be cooking 18th Century seasonal favorites over the Open Hearth. Enjoy a small sample of these delicious items, along with some modern day tastings, and a cup of mulled cider. While visiting, please stay for a tour of our Historic House. Our Gift Shop will also be open during this event. Get a head start on your holiday shopping! Parking is available in our lot or on nearby Thomas Street.

Talking Turkey on the Trails at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Deer Pond Farm


57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT Phone: 860-799-4074, x105.

10 am - 12 noon. Cost - CAS Members: free; nonmembers: $10. For ages 5 and up with participating adult. Let's talk turkey in time for Thanksgiving! Join The Connecticut Audubon Society on Saturday morning, November 18, for a family-friendly walk and talk to learn about wild turkeys. We'll get to handle artifacts such as a turkey egg, feathers and more along the trails of the Deer Pond Farm sanctuary in Sherman. Turkeys have distinctive calls that we will replicate in the woods in hopes of seeing and hearing some tom's and hens. The 1.5 to 2.5 mile walk, over mildly hilly trails, is from 10 a.m. to noon. Recommended for ages 5 and up with actively participating adult. Bring binoculars, camera and a sense of adventure. Be sure to dress for the weather; walk is cancelled if it rains.