Flanders Nature Center Wreath Making Workshops

11/25/2016 to 11/27/2016

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

Enjoy an afternoon together as a family by taking a hike to gather evergreens and then learning how to use them to make a wreath to decorate your door or to give to family members or friends. 1-3PM. Cost: $20 members/$30 non members per wreath made Location: The Sugar House


11/25/2016 to 11/26/2016

Main Street, Kent, CT Phone: 860-592-0061 .

Dreaming of holiday shopping , strolling through a quaint New England village while sipping sparkling wine? Well, dream no more and come to Kent's fourth annual Holiday Champagne Stroll. The Stroll is held Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, 2016. Pour times are from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm and shops stay open until 8:00 pm for late-night shopping.

Railroad Museum of New England Northern Lights

11/25/2016 to 11/27/2016

242 Main St, Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-7245.

Trains run on 11/25 @ 5 and 7 pm. , on Sat. 2, 5 and 7 pm and on Sun. at 2 and 5 pm. First class and coach tickets available. Child Tickets for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under ride free, but MUST be seated on an Adult's lap. you must purchase tickets for Children in car seats or Child carriers occupying a seat. Seniors age 62+. Pick up tickets at Thomaston Station's WILL CALL window on the day of the event, tickets printed with your name. All tickets are non-refundable/non-exchangeable. Board your train at Thomaston Station in Thomaston, CT. Please arrive at the Station approximately 30 minutes before departure time. Trains depart @ scheduled time. Train is Canceled ONLY if State of CT issues orders that roads are officially closed. We then offer refunds/rescheduling.

Lake Compounce Holiday Lights

11/25/2016 to 12/18/2016

186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300 (Offices open at 9am).

Fridays 5:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturdays & Sundays 4:00pm to 9:00pm. he park will be covered in lights, thousands of bulbs and spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. A selection of children's and family rides will be open. Holiday Lights features a 100-foot-tall Christmas tree, the largest in Connecticut! And, there will be a nightly tree ceremony featuring special guests at opening each night. Activities: Ride the North Pole Railway • Select childrens and family rides open (unless weather is prohibitive) • Caroling • Special entertainment • Nightly appearances by special costumed guests • Special fire pits for staying warm • Balloon animals • Ice carver making gorgeous creations • Story time with Mrs. Claus • Pictures with Santa. (will have a charge) • Cookie decorating, letters to Santa plus many more fun seasonal activities for the whole family*. • Shops filled with holiday gifts perfect for everyone! • Great food served hot from our unique food trucks! Tickets Adult $14.99 ($10.99 online before 11/25) Kids (10 and younger) and Seniors $10.99.


11/25/2016 to 11/26/2016

Main Street, Kent, CT Phone: 860-592-0061.

Skip the mall and follow the search lights to Kent for a weekend of shopping, dining and champagne sipping. The 3rd Annual Kent Holiday Champagne Stroll takes place Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. For $10, sample over 30 champagnes at the participating businesses. . Online Registration will begin as we get closer to the event. Strollers must be over 21 with ID, please. Come early to shop and check in any time after 2 PM. How it works - pick-up your a champagne flute, bracelet and map (which divides the town into four zones). Visit at least two businesses in each zone; get your map stamped and your name will be entered into the drawing for one of three great bottles of champagne. Once you have strolled and shopped and tasted, head to one of Kent's fine restaurants for dinner where you will find unique menu items to compliment the weekend as well as more champagne. The event is underwritten by the Kent Chamber of Commerce

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Lighted Lanterns Afternoon Studios


258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5419.

2 pm - 4 pm. Free for members and with Museum admission. For all ages. Join artist Alissa Siegal and design paper lanterns for the holiday season. Turn your lantern into an animal or simply add colors and materials to make your own unique work of art.

Cornwall Holiday Wreath & Roping

11/25/2016 to 12/24/2016

Bridge Street, Cornwall, CT

Booth on Bridge Street offering wreaths, centerpieces or roping weekends only from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

Osborne Homestead Museum Holiday Tours and Programs

11/25/2016 to 12/17/2016

500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT Phone: (203) 734-2513.

For several weeks each winter, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Osborne Homestead Museum is transformed into a holiday showcase. Talented and dedicated garden clubs beautifully decorate all the rooms in this historic homestead. Those that visit at this time of year enjoy the sights and sounds of a traditional holiday celebration during a special guided tour. "A Sparkling Holiday" Friday, November 25 - Saturday, December 17, Thursdays thru Sundays 10 AM - 4 PM Holiday Twilight Tours: Fridays - December 2, 9, and 16 ~ 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Groups of more than 8 people to call (203) 734-2513 to reserve a tour date and time. Donations are gratefully accepted for museum tours.

Litchfield County Auctions Boutique Sale

11/25/2016 to 11/29/2016

425 Bantam Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4661.

Featuring ready to wear. View items online. Litchfield County Auctions & Appraisals is Connecticut's premier estate Auction House, featuring fine art, antique & modern furniture, silver, rugs, jewelry & couture, pottery, porcelain, glass, Asian art & antiques, antiquities, ethnographic arts and more. LCA's 10,000 sq. ft. gallery is located on the main road, just a mile south of "The Green" in historic Litchfield, nestled in the beautiful hills of Litchfield We present fresh-to-the-market property from Estates and Collections in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and beyond.


11/25/2016 to 11/27/2016

1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT Phone: (860) 350-4443.

For our third year running, the Hotel will be open for TWO LONG WEEKENDS beginning on Black Friday. See the Hotel magically transformed for the holidays with an amazing collection of nutcrackers, Worlds Fair miniatures, Santa Claus collections, and more! Baked goods for sale along with holiday crafts, jewelry, ornaments, and much much more. We are open late on Friday until 7pm! Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate! When: Friday, November 25 , 2016 to November 27 , 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. FREE