Burnham Libruary Hosts O Silent Night Event--Bridgewater


62 Main St. S, Bridgewater, CT 06752. Phone: 860-354-6937.

O Silent Night - Friends of the Burnham Library extend an invitation to all our friends and neighbors to join us at the library on Saturday, November 21st from 5:30-8:00 pm. Come and enjoy delicious light fare, holiday cheer and an array of Thanksgiving and Holiday décor and gift items for sale and for auction. View designed tabletop trees, wreaths , gift items and of course the "1926 Store". Tickets are available beginning November 1st at the library and are $25 pre-event or $30 at the door. If you would like to participate in some way, designing a tree, donating an item, etc. please contact the library at 860-354-6937 during library hours. Please come out and support the Friends of the Library at this festive evening.

Institute for American Indian Studies Hosts 10th Annual Native American-Archaeology Roundtable-Washington, CT


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

10th Annual Native American-Archaeology Roundtable--After the Glacier, First Peopling of the Northeast on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 9AM to 5PM. Please join us for another rousing Native American-Archaeology Roundtable with outstanding presentations and panel discussions by New England professional archaeologists and Native American leadership. This year's Roundtable will explore the most recent discoveries of early human settlement in the Northeast. Who were these people? When did they arrive, and from where? What was life like after the Wisconsin glaciations receded and the land became habitable? Native American scholars and archaeological specialists in Paleo-Indian and Early Archaic studies from New York and New England will be discussing these topics and more.  $5 donation.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: An Afternoon with Author Wendell Minor--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

November 21, 2015--Museum Open House: 9 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Book signing and Reading: 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M...FREE... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses. An Afternoon with Wendell Minor: Reading and Book Signing: Daylight Starlight artist and author Wendell Minor as he reads and signs his latest book for children, Daylight Starlight Wildlife. Enjoy cider and cookies during the book signing. Chat with White Memorial's court photographer, Leo Kulinski, Jr and hear about the role he played in Mr. Minor's beautiful book!

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: An Afternoon with Wendell Minor--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 3 to 5PM at the museum at White Memorial Wendell Minor will read and sign his latest book for children,  Daylight Starlight Wildlife.  Enjoy cider and cookies. 

New England Carousel Museum Hosts Bizarre Bazaar--Holiday Art and Craft Show--Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

A Holiday Art and Craft Show--The magic of the season begins at the Holiday Art and Craft Show, a juried show and sale of work by artists and artisans called "Bizarre Bazaar" at the New England Carousel Museum on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 10-4 PM. The museum will be filled with artists and artisans ready to dazzle everyone with their art, homemade crafts, amazing treats, and holiday gifts. There will be two floors of 50 exhibitors showing their unique gifts in a very festive environment. The Museum Arts and Crafts Room will be open for children while the adults shop. Admission is only $1.00 with free carousel rides for children all day long. There will be an affordable gift wrapping station for your convenience!

Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Presents Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp, Live!--Torrington


68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Saturday, November 21 at 8 pm, Praia Entertainment will bring back “Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp, Live!” to the Warner Theatre’s Main Stage. Go back in time and reminisce with your favorite bands from the 50’s and 60’s! "Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live!" as seen on PBS, stars the former lead singer of The Platters, Sonny Turner ("Only You", "Twilight Time", "The Great Pretender", "With This Ring"), Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles ("Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Soldier Boy"), The Duprees ("You Belong to Me", "Have You Heard"), The Flamingos featuring Terry Johnson ("I Only Have Eyes for You", "Lovers Never Say Goodbye"), Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners ("Since I Don't Have You", "This I Swear") and The Del-Satins(singing the hits they recorded w/Dion such as "Runaround Sue", plus their own "Teardrops Follow Me"). Hosted by Emil Stucchio of The Classics.  Call for ticket information.

Warner Theatre Presents Metropolitan Opera Live HD --Berg's LULU--Torrington


68 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

November 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm – Berg's LULU (New Production): Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge(The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg's notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own. Musically, the masterful score is in the sure hands of Met Music Director James Levine. Soprano Marlis Petersen has excited audiences around the world with her portrayal of the tour-de-force title role, a wild journey of love, obsession, and death. Susan Graham joins a winning cast, including Daniel Brenna and Johan Reuter. Check the website for further information.

Turkish Kilim Rug Fundraiser and Sale--Washington, CT


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Turkish Kilim Rug Fundraiser and Sale--Sunday, November 22, 1-5pm at Gunn Memorial Library. 1-3PM -- RUG PREVIEW LUNCHEON with Turkish and Mediterranean food and first chance to purchase a beautiful one-of-a kind, handmade kilim. $10. Call to register.   3-5PM -- LECTURE & SALE Mr. Yildiz will discuss the processes and history of kilim weaving. FREE Hamza grew up in Central Turkey, in Cappadocia in a semi-nomadic family where his grandmother, mother, and sister wove rugs. He moved to Istanbul when he was 12 years old, selling bagels on the street for a year until he got a job in a rug repair shop. When he was 13 he started working at Noah's Ark Rug Shop, learning everything he could from the owner and important collectors, until the age of 20 when he served in the army.

Miranda Vineyard Hosts Lushes Ladies Night--Goshen


42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9906.

November 22, 2015 - Lushes Ladies Night at Miranda Vineyard--A night of pampering and indulgence for Ladies Only at Miranda Vineyard. $30 includes a glass of wine, Chair/Hand massage, Psychic Reading, Chocolate covered strawberries, cheese fondue and more... Reserve now. This event sells out fast! Select vendors will be on hand for you to get a jump on your Holiday shopping!!

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Tellabration


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

TELLABRATION – Sun. Nov. 22, 2 pm. Join us for an enjoyable Sunday afternoon as storyteller Karianna Rosenberg guides her listeners on a magical journey through their imaginations with her folk and nature stories in Spanish and English. Karianna serves as resident storyteller, dancer and outdoor educator for Two Coyotes Wilderness School and is a member of the Connecticut Storytelling Center, League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling, and The Healing Story Alliance. FREE.