www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp, Danbury, CT

The WCSU Chamber Singers, conducted by Kevin Jay Isaacs, and the Concert Choir, conducted by Cory Ganschow, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-chamber-singers-and-concert-choir-tickets-26349121933 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

Goshen Turkey Trot


Rte 63, Goshen, CT

The Goshen Running Club is the host organization for the Goshen Turkey Trot, an annual 10-K run held on Thanksgiving morning at the Fairgrounds in Goshen, Connecticut. 2016 marks 39th year of the tradition, which is famous not only for its rigorous, picturesque course, but also for the bonfire, cider, doughnuts and enthusiastic participants and spectators

Southbury Turkey Trot 5K and Kid's Fun Run


730 Main St., Southbury, CT

Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to join us for the annual Southbury Women's Club Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day! 5K Race begins at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Kid's Fun Run begins at 8:00 a.m. WHERE: The Gym, 730 Main Street South, Southbury, CT off I-84, Exit 14. TEAM COMPETITION: Teams have a minimum of 3 participants but no maximum. You must register a team name during the registration process to be eligible.

7th Annual Newtown Turkey Trot


25 Main St, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-4533.

5K road race and fun walk to support the Cyrenius H. Booth Library! This year the race will be held on Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday November 24th, and start at 7:45 AM. The course starts in front of Hawley School and ends at the Newtown Middle School, a short distance away with ample downtown parking in between. We are pleased to present a course that includes scenic downtown Newtown, including almost a mile of historic Main Street.

LOURDES IN LITCHIFELD - Thanksgiving Day Mass


83 Montfort Rd,, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041. .

9:00 AM in the Montfort House Chapel

Kent Gingerbread Festival

11/25/2016 to 12/31/2016

Main Street, Kent, CT

5th Kent Gingerbread Festival, starts November 25th and continues through December. Maps to find the houses can be picked up at participating businesses in town. A fun scavenger hunt through town leads to a sweet reward. Free and open to the public.

Bethel Winterfest


Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT Phone: (203) 743-6500.

1 pm - 6 pm. Winterfest, the annual tree lighting event that Bethel families look forward to every year will be held on Friday, November 25th in Downtown Bethel at the Municipal Center, P.T. Barnum Square and at points along Greenwood Avenue. This year we'll have a baking contest and bake sale in addition to the horse drawn carriage rides, soups donated by local restaurants served by the Boy Scouts, s'mores around fire pits, hot cider and cocoa, performances and more leading up to the tree lighting by Santa.

Pratt Nature Center Women Wine and Wreaths

11/25/2016 to 11/26/2016

163 Papermill Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-3137.

7 pm. Enjoy a Ladies Night Out at the Pratt Nature Center. An evening in the GRENNHOUSE making your own holiday wreath. Bring the bows and decorations you have been accumulating over the years. We will supply the wire the pine boughs and some decorations. Oh yeah....and the wine, cheese and crackers!! If you have a hot glue gun bring it along...the more the merrier! $45.00 members/$50.00 non members. (Adults Only)

Watertown Santa's Light Parade and Festival


On the Green, Watertown, CT

Our Holiday light parade has been a staple in Watertown for 7 years now and it a great night out on the town with the whole family. The evening begins with a Light Parade that begins at 4:30 and ends around 5:00 pm at the Gazebo on the green. The parade includes; Santa and Mrs. Claus on their sleigh along with several other floats made by local groups and organizations. We have also had dancers that perform during the parade as well as Girl Scout Troops and more! There will be Christmas carolers, as well as homemade desserts from the Watertown Fire Department. We will also have a Tanya and Friends band playing all the classic holiday music. 

Washington Art Association and Gallery Holiday Home Fair

11/25/2016 to 12/24/2016

4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860.868.2878 .

Hours for the Holiday Home Fair will be Thursday – Saturday 10am to 4pm and Sunday 10am to 2pm. Features 65 plus artists. From the day after Thanksgiving, November 25 to Christmas Eve day December 24 the annual juried Holiday Gift Fair fills the galleries at Washington Art Association with a unique selection of irresistible gifts for that special person on your Holiday Gift list.