Barkhamsted Historical Society’s Old Fashioned Christmas Open House


100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT

Come visit and enjoy the Squire's Tavern decorated for Christmas on Sunday Dec. 13th from 1-4 pm. Sample hot,mulled cider and cookies as you wander around the old fashioned holiday decorations

Litchfield Historical Society Program: Doughboys on the Great War


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3PM the Litchfield Historical Society will hold a lecture: Doughboys on the Great War.  Author Edward Gutierrez will be on hand to discuss his book and explore World War I through the soldiers' own words.  Free for members; $5 non-members. 

Mattatuck Museum Community Free Day: Holiday Art--Waterbury


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 Ext. 130.

Community Free Day: Holiday Art--Children ages 6-12 with their caregivers are invited to celebrate the holidays by making stained glass ornaments. Afterwards,enjoy holiday cookies and the opportunity to meet with Santa to share your holiday wishes.
December 13th, 2015 1:00 PM through 2:30 PM.

Litchfield Community Center Presents A Christmas Carol by the Phoenix Stage Company at the Clockwork Repertory Theatre--Oakville


421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

The Phoenix Stage Company presents a new twist on an old classic tale with this deeply moving story of Dicken's classic with warmth and infectious zest on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Clockwork Repertory Theatre in Oakville.  The LCCener van departs at 2PM and returns at approximately 5:30PM.  Cost $25 includes round trip transportation and ticket.  Seats are limited. Pre-registration and payment required.  Call for further details.

Hurd House offers 25th Annual Reading of A Christmas Carol - Woodbury


Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0305.

The 25th dramatic reading of the Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" will take place Sunday, December 13th at 3PM at the Hurd House Museum.  Guests will be invited to sit by a warm fire while listening to the tale.  There will be a brief intermission with refreshments.  Reservations are not required but recommended.

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Presents : A Connecticut Christmas


750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708. Phone: 203-574-4283.

A Conncecticut Christmas--Dec. 13, 2015 | 3 PM --NVCC Fine Arts Center, Waterbury.Carols, choirs, Nutcracker, Feliz Navidad, and a Salute to Santa are just a few ingredients in this delicious Holiday concoction. Check the website for ticket information.

Mattatuck Museum Hosts Photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron--Waterbury


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

The Mattatuck Museum is pleased to host renowned photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for an insider's look at the exhibition Love, Andy: Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum followed by a presentation about a selection of iconic portrait photographs Montgomery Barron took in the early 1980s of New York artists, gallerists, art dealers and critics, and other personalities. This program is free with admission.

Oliver Wolcott Library Hosts An Evening of Classical Guitar with Francesco Barone-Litchfield


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On December 17, 2015 at the Oliver Wolcott Library Francesco Barone will present a recital featuring solo guitar music from many ages and cultures from Renaissance to the present and from countries around the world.   The program takes place from 7 to 8PM. Registration is required.  Free and open to the public.

Christmas Angelicus-- A New England Tradition--Litchfield


South St., Litchfield, CT 06759.

CHRISTMAS ANGELICUS - "A New England Tradition".  'Tis the time to make merry! Churches and chapels across Northwest Connecticut will once more ring with the music of the season, as this tradition continues to draw packed houses. Old and new arrangements of carols and seasonal songs will be craftily executed by the pure voices of Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, along with traditional carols for the audience delight. Pick a location and hurry to get your ticket: sold-out concerts are part of the tradition.Friday, December 18, 7:30pm St Michael's Church, Litchfield.

Northfield Bible Church Hosts Christmas Concert


10 Camp Hill Rd., Northfield, CT 06778. Phone: 860-283-9598.

On Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7PM the Northfield Bible Church will host a Christmas Concert featuring the Bennett Family.  Well known throughout New England the Bennett Family will perform a wonderful Christmas cantata to help us celebrate the Advent season.  Hand Bells, violins cello, trumpet, accordion, clarinet and the flute will all be part of the music presentation.  All are welcome.