Gunn Memorial Library - Holiday Crafts

12/17/2016

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

1 pm - 2 pm. Kids stop by to make an ornament.

Beardsley Zoo - Frosty and Friends

12/17/2016 to 12/18/2016

1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-394-6565.

Join us for this fun annual event on Dec. 10, 11, 17, 18 & 24 from 9-10 am). Take pictures with Frosty, Stripes (our tiger mascot) and Thirsty, Aquarion's penguin while you enjoy a waffle or pancakes, eggs, meats, juice and hot chocolate. Tickets will be sold at beardsleyzoo.org and at our front gate the day of, if any are still available -- reservations are strongly recommended. Cost is $15 per person for members and $20 per person for non-members. Children 2 and under are free.

"From Darkness to Dynasty": The First 40 Years of the New England Patriots

12/17/2016 to 12/17/2016

243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: (203) 729-4591. Fax: (203) 723-1820.

The New England Patriots are considered among the premiere major league sports franchises (and often disliked for that fact) in North America with a savvy front office, legendary coach, and famous quarterback. But it wasn’t always that way! On Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Barstool Sports and WEEI Sports radio commentator Jerry Thornton discusses the wild, wacky, and not-so-dominant first 4 decades of the Patriots football club leading to their empire. Copies of From Darkness to Dynasty will be available for purchase. Whether you’re a diehard Pats fan or just someone who loves sports history, get off the bench and join us. Registration required

White Memorial Foundation Llama Walk with Debbie Labbe from Country Quilt Llama Farm

12/18/2016

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail! The cost is $20 per person with a percentage donated to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 1:00 P.M., Meet in the Museum parking lot. Call Debbie from Country Quilt Llama Farm at 860-248-0355 to pre-register.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm - Dough 3 Ways

12/18/2016

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

10 am - 1 pm. Ages 15+  What is better on a winters day then cinnamon buns. Nancy will teach you how to stretch a dough three ways. This class will feature Cinnamon Buns, Apple Raisin Monkey Bread and Pecan Sticky Buns with Nancy Stuart in the Silo Kitchen.

Hopkins Vineyard Night Owl – Live Music

12/18/2016

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

2 - 4  Featuring Lee Ann Lovelace and Paul. No admission or cover charge.

Christmas Bird Count Kellogg Environmental Center

12/18/2016

500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT

Come join us for the 117th annual citizen science project. Never know what is waiting to be seen, harsh weather will postpone til next weekend. Start with owl check at 4:30, group meeting at Kellogg Environmental Center at 7:00 AM for planning out rest of day.

Pratt Nature Center - Elf in the Woods.

12/20/2016

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

5:00pm. Spaces are limited (only 32 available). includes endless refreshments and Holiday Cheer (CANDY) All proceeds benefit Pratt Nature Center Summer Camp Fund. For reservations 860.355,3137 or info@prattcenter.org $5.00 donation per person All four elf food groups will be there candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup

White Silo Farm & Winery Holds Annual Chocolate Festival--Sherman

12/20/2016

32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

On Saturday, December 20, 2016 from 1-5PM at the White Silo Farm & Winery come and enjoy an afternoon of chocolate tasting.  Many dishes will be ready for tasting.  Enjoy!  Serving 4 types of Hot Chocolate made with Guittard Chocolates -- White, Milk, Dark and Mexican Hot Chocolate.  $20 per person which includes one glass of wine to sip before or after your hot chocolate.  Advance tickets required and limited space. 

White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

12/21/2016 to 12/27/2016

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Courtesy of Tara and Arthur Diedrick in honor of Adele and Joseph d'Assern. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.