Barkhamsted Historical Society’s Annual Christmas Open House at Squires’ Taver


100 East River Rd, Barkhamsted, CT

1-4pm. The Tavern will be decorated as in "days of old", there will be refreshments as well as special vintage music presented by the "Greenwoods Consort" from 2-3pm. Come join your friends and get in the Christmas Spirit. The music will be presented in the ballroom this year for better viewing .

Kent Historical Society Historic Holiday House Tour in Kent Hollow


12 Maple St, Kent, CT Phone: 860.927.4587.

The Kent Historical Society is convening a Historic House Tour, focusing on structures built in the 18th and early 19th century. The Tour will take place Sunday, December 10 from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Advance tickets are available for $45 on our website and at the Heron Gallery, Kent Wine & Spirit, and the Kent Town Clerk's Office. The price jumps to $60 on the day of the tour, so be sure to get your tickets early! "Historical House Tour 2017," a Kent Historical Society event, begins December 10, 2017 at noon at Swift House, located at 12 Maple Street, Tickets are $45 in advance, and $60 on the day. For more information, see

Kent Historical Society Holiday Historic House Tour


12 Maple Street, Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-4587.

12 noon to 4:40 pm. Seven colonial houses built between 1739 and 1800 in Kent Hollow. Following the tour a festive gathering around the Wassail Bowl at 5 pm. at the Swift House on 12 Maple Street. Advance tickets for this fundraiser are available for $45 per person. Tickets will cost $60 on the day of the event. Maps of the homes on the tour and directions to each house will be available at the Swift House, 12 Maple Street, Kent, CT, from 11 a.m. through the afternoon. The tour will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. and an ending party for participants will be held at the Swift House.

Danbury Holiday Gift Expo

12/10/2017 to 01/08/2018

18 Old Ridgebury Rd, Danbury, CT

9-4 pm @ Crown Plaza Danbury. Pictures with Santa, shop local, lunch and drink specials, unique gifts, stocking stuffers.

Husky Meadows Holiday Market


26 Doolittle Rd., Norfolk, CT

11 am - 4 pm. featuring honey, soups, cookies, canned goods, cheeses, meats artwork and specialty food hampers.

Danbury First Annual Holiday Bizarre


50 Saw Mill River Road, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-743-9900.

1-5 pm. Crown Point @ the Reserve. Come enjoy a day of holiday shopping. Stocking stuffers, crafts, decorated wreaths, raffles, and much more will be for sale. Come and enjoy a day of holiday shopping in our luxurious clubhouse.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum from MoMA


258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

4-5 pm. Join Sean Anderson, associate curator at the Museum of Modern Art, and artists Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley for an engaging conversation about their collaborative practice. Arrive early to see Schweder and Shelley conclude their three-day performance of residing on the structure, before they descend to participate in a lively dialogue with Anderson and the audience. Registration is required as seating is limited!

New England Carousel Museum - Princess Tea


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

Hear ye, hear ye! All little princesses across the land are invited to enjoy an afternoon of magic and fantasy at New England Carousel Museum's Princess Tea. This enchanted tea party for children and their parents will feature cookies and juices, wand craft, story time, carousel rides, and magic and balloons by Amazing Magical Paul. The fairy-tale will continue with a royal meet and greet and photo opportunity with a special guest princess. The Princess Tea will be held Sunday, December 10, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, and is priced at $15.00 per child and $5.00 per adult. Tiaras and princess dresses are highly encouraged.

Ansonia Nature Center CROCHET 101


10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

2 pm Join Ranger Jess to learn the skill of crochet. She will teach you the basics so you can create a snowman. It's a great time of the year to create unique gifts for family and friends! MATERIALS FEE: $7. Please call to register.

Karen Rossi Studios Santa or Mrs. Claus Fanciful Flight


60 Estey Rd, Norfolk, CT

Create a Santa or Mrs. Claus as a holiday gift, or for your very own collection. Bring your broken jewelry if desired!