20th Anniversary Woodbury's Womens Club Holiday House Tour - Woodbury


265 Main Street, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3810.

On Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  - 6 Homes  all around the town of Woodbury.  Tickets:  $30 on the day of the house tour or you may buy in advance for $25.  starting in November.  Visit the website for more information.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Experiences of Emerging Church


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

10 a.m. to noon. Enter more deeply into the teachings of Franciscan Father Richard Rohr through listening to Rohr's audio lectures and participating in facilitated, reflective conversation.  The current monthly sessions are based on Conversations of the Bible: Richard Rohr's New Great Themes of Scripture.  Facilitator: Peggy Richard Participate in the Wednesday or Saturday gathering.  To register: peggyrichard.ct@gmail.com. Donation: $5     

Karen Rossi - Workshop - Wine Angel Lights


Allen Building, 27 East Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-292-8142.

On Saturday 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Wine Angel Lights.  A unique approach to holiday decorating. These lights will make a room festive. Decorate the bottles with some of Karen's fun lasercut shapes, add beads and paint, sparkles and confetti and you'll be ready to celebrate in style. $20.00. Visit the website for more information.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Booksigning : The Pollan Family Table


2 Green Hill Rd., Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

Corky, Lori, Dana and Tracy Pollan will sign copies of their new book:  The Pollan Family Table at Washington Depot's Hickory Stick Bookshop on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2PM.  More than 100 recipes with fully illustrated pages to enjoy. 

Mark Twain Library Hosts Holidays Magic Show--Redding


439 Redding Rd., Redding, CT 06896. Phone: 203-938-2545.

Mark Twain Libary program:  HOLIDAYS MAGIC SHOW: with Magician Debbie O'Carroll--Sunday, December 14th at 1:00 PM. Mystifying stage magic, zany comedy, and enchanting holiday lore. Audience will actively participate in Debbie's magic. For all Ages (children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult).

Hopkins Vineyard - Chocolate and Olive Tasting


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

On Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Enjoy wine pairing with olive oils from The Olive Oil Factory with Bob Wade and Pam Dorgan from Plum Brook Chocolate. Perfect for the holiday table! Free event.

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Night - Live Music - featuring Acoustic Fish


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

Sunday, December 14th from 1-4pm, featuring Acoustic Fish - Night Owl Night - Live Music  Liven up your holiday with live music in The Hayloft Wine Bar.  No cover charge.



4 North Street , Roxbury, CT Phone: (860) 350-2181.

Hamza Yildiz will discuss about Turkish Kilims at the historic Hodge Memorial Library and Museum on Sunday, December 14 at 2 p.m. Mr. Yildiz will talk about the history, technique, dyes and motifs of the rugs as well as the people who make the rugs. Rugs and kilims will be on display and available for sale, with a percentage of sales benefitting the library. The program is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Refreshments will be served. The library is handicapped-accessible. Call (860) 350-2181 for information and directions. Contact: Kerri Arsenault, arsenault.kerri@gmail.com

Squire's Tavern Open House - Barkhamsted Historical Society

12/14/2014 to 12/21/2014

100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT Phone: 860 738 1152.

Come to Squire's Tavern and enjoy our Christmas decorations as well as do some Holiday shopping in our " store" featuring: mugs of Barkhamsted and Riverton,old maps of Barkhamsted from 1874, a wood cut print of Riverton, a Christmas ornament of Squire's Tavern as well as books and post cards. We will be serving cookies and cocoa while you browse on Sun Dec. 14th and 21st from 1-4pm.The Tavern is open every Sun. from 1-4pm and every Wed. from 9am-1pm.

Christmas Angelicus Concert in Torrington


Water Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-496-8841.

Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus will host Christmas Angelicus, a New England Tradition Concert at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Torrington on December 14, 2014 at 3PM. Traditional and contemporary arrangements of carols, hymns and seasonal songs with readings that range from the sacred to secular and comic to the profound.  Purchase ticket online or by calling.