Lake Compounce Hosts Holiday Lights Spectacular "12 Days of Christmas"

11/29/2013 to 12/22/2013

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

TWINKLING LIGHTS EVERYWHEREThe park will be covered in lights, thousands of bulbs Spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. A selection of children's and family rides will be open. Find all "12 Days of Christmas" – 12 light displays throughout the park. Meet Santa!--November 29th - December 22--Fridays (5pm to 9pm), Saturdays (4pm to 9pm) & Sunday (4pm to 9pm). Adults $14.99 Kids 10 and Under $10.99;Children 3 and under FREE. Nominal parking charge. No free soda during this event.EVENT IS FREE WITH A 2013 OR 2014 SEASON BUY SEASON PASSES. Discounted group rates available for groups of 20 or more. Call (860) 583-3300 ext. 6906 for details.

Institute for American Indian Studies - A Time for Stories


38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  "We tell our stories to entertain, but they do much more than that. They teach life's important lessons -- to young and old alike. Stories can explain the  natural world around us and connect us to our past” (Janis "Four Hearts Whispering" Us, Mohawk-Shinnecock descent). Stories are traditionally told as the days grow shorter and the winds blow colder. During this special time of year, gather with storyteller, Four Hearts Whispering at IAIS and enjoy her delightful and heartwarming traditional Native American stories. There will be a short intermission break where children will be invited to participate in a simple craft.  Please call for reservations.   Fee: $5 Adults; $6 Kids.


St. Paul's Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar - Bantam


802 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT

A holiday bazaar will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bazaar will feature a white-elephant sale, handmade goods, baked goods, jewelry, a quilt raffle and lunch. For more information email:

Souterrain Gallery at The Wish House - Visions of Nature, Tree & Skies - West Cornwall

11/30/2013 to 12/31/2013

413 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-2969.

Visions of Nature, Trees & Skies. Works by Cindy Kirk and Zejke Hermann. Please join us for an Artist Reception on Saturday November 30th  3-6 pm at the Souterrain Gallery of The Wish House. The Exhibit will be on display/sale through December.  Open Th-Su 11-5.


Washington Congregtional Church Hosts The Spritiuals in Concert


OnThe Green, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0560.

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 4:30PM at the Washington Congregational Church a concert by The Spirituals, a New York-based Haitian-American singing group is expected to put on a both spirited and spiritual performance.  Tickets: $20.  Call to make reservations.

Spirity of Giving: Holiday Marketplace - Heminway Park School - Watertown


Heminway Park School, Watertown, CT Phone: 860-945-5246.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., municipal offices, Heminway Park School. With wares by local artisans: jewelry, clothing, accessories, art, books, specialty food.

Holiday Artisan Market - Waterbury City Hall


235 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 860-305-0476 .

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Waterbury City Hall, 235 Grand St., and 193 Grand Street. More than 50 local vendors, seasonal tastings and refreshments. Admission fee. email:

First United Methodist Church - Christmas Bazaar - Thomaston


34 East Main Stret, Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-0694.

On Saturday 10 a.m. to 2p.m. and 4 - 8 p.m. Cookie walk, teacup auction, baked goods and more. Living Creche 6 p.m. Lunch includes soup, sandwich and homemade pies.

Christmas Bazaar at Beacon Grange


Rte. 254, Northfield, CT Phone: 860-379-1872.

On Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, bake sale and refreshments. 

Connecticut Handcrafted Holiday Expo- WCSU Westside Campus - Danbury

11/30/2013 to 12/01/2013

43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-837-8486 .

From 10 a.m. to 5 pm. on Saturday and Sunday in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on he WCSU Westside campus.  Products and services to be exhibited will include bears, dolls, oil paintings, handcrafted jewelry, doll houses, scarves, embroidery, quilts, floral, folk art, stained glass, hand-painted clothing, fused glass, pottery, soap, candles, candy, pet accessories, oils and spices, garden decor, holiday ornaments and more. Admission is free. For more information visit the website.