Hopkins Vineyard - Men's Night


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

Thursday, from 5-8PM - Free event.  Just in time to finish your holiday shopping. Enjoy wine while you shop for the ladies in your life. Finish up those last minute holiday gifts, with unique items you won't find anywhere else!  Featuring: Italian liquor samples from Buon Cello Holly Shannon Jewelry Designs Bela Kortisa natural cork handbags and accessories Scarves by Celeste a silk and fleece selection Plus more...

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy


80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy--Thursday, 12/18/2014 - 8:00pm. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swingin' Holiday Party!
109 Cheese & Wine Evening of Art, Wine and Jazz.Complimentary wine tasting courtesy of 109 Cheese & Wine and reception with a local artist courtesy of Watershed Gallery, in the lobby at 7:15pm. The band that kicked off the modern swing revival, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy injects some sizzle into your holiday season. Whether reworking yuletide classics like "Blue Christmas" and "Jingle Bells," or rewriting the holiday songbook with tunes like "Mr. Heatmiser" and "Rock-A-Billy Christmas," anything Big Bad Voodoo Daddy plays is guaranteed to be cool enough to keep a snowman from melting. Ticket Price $47.50.  Check the website for ticket information.

Palace Theater Presents Jane Monheit--Jazzes Up Holiday Season--Waterbury


100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

JANE MONHEIT 'JAZZES' UP HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE PALACE. Acclaimed vocalist joins performers Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch for exclusive Winter Cabaret performance. Waterbury – Critically-acclaimed Jazz vocalist Jane Monheit joins forces with singer Jim Caruso and Grammy Award-winning singer, pianist, and arranger Billy Stritch for two, exclusive cabaret performances in the Palace Theater Poli Club on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7p.m. and 9p.m. Tickets for the private concerts are only available with a subscription to the theater's four-show, Winter Jazz Series, presented by New England Arts and Entertainment.

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts Winter Solstice Drumming Circle


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

WINTER SOLSTICE DRUMMING CIRCLE – Fri. Dec. 19, 6 pm. Come with your own percussion instruments as we drum in the beginning of winter, when our portion of the planet takes a nap! Please bring a nutritious canned good for Spooner House. Dress for the cold. Children over 10 and adults welcome. FREE, but please register in advance.

Christmas Angelicus Concert in Litchfield


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-496-8841.

Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus will present Christmas Angelicus, a New England Tradition concert at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Litchfield on December 19, 2014 at 7:30PM.  Purchase tickets online or by calling. 

Infinity Hall Norfolk - Judy Collins


20 Greenwoods Rd. W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 860-542-5531.

8 p.m. Social activist, versatile singer-songwriter and Grammy award winner July Collins brings her musical styling to Connecticut. Visit the website for more information.

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Night - Live Music - featuring THE GOODS


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

Saturday, December 20th from 6-9pm, featuring THE GOODS. Liven up your holiday with live music in The Hayloft Wine Bar.
No cover charge.

Hunt Hill - The Silo - Shepaug Hight School Chorus at The Silo


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Sat., Dec. 20, 3 pm SHEPAUG HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS VALLEY VOICES Beth Harvison, Director. The Silo Gallery will be filled with music for all to enjoy.

The Nutcracker Presented by The Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance

12/20/2014 to 12/21/2014

The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT

Saturday, 12/20 -- 2:00pm and 6:00pm - Sunday, 12/21 -- 11:00am and 2:00pm. A holiday tradition that dazzles all ages – the beloved Nutcracker returns! Tchaikovsky's soaring score, graceful ballerinas, wooden soldiers who come to life and a bigger-than-life Christmas tree will make the holidays bright for young and old!

Indian Rock Nature Preserve - Annual Santa's Farm Workshop


501 Wolcott Rd., Rte. 69, Bristol, CT Phone: 860.583.1234.

Annual Santa's Farm Workshop. Saturday - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. $5.00 per person Age 12 months and under - FREE. Photo with Santa - Farm Animals- Hay Wagon Ride- Kids Holiday Crafts - Gingerbread Decorating- Post Office for Letters to Santa - Vendor Gift Shop - Great Hall of Decorated Trees - Indoor Waterfall- Bake Sale and Hot Chocolate - Families are asked to dress appropriately for the hay ride and weather. The event is rain/snow/shine