Lake Compounce Holiday of Lights

11/27/2015 to 12/20/2015

Lake Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300.

Frid., Sat. and Sun. through December 20 The park gates will open at 5:00 P.M. on Fridays, and at 4:00 P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays. 'Holiday Lights' will provide full family entertainment for all ages, and include festive activities such as a spectacular light show every half hour at the main gate, which will feature tens of thousands of dancing lights set to holiday music. Kiddieland rides and family themed rides will be in operation. The Train will be transformed into the North Pole Railway, operated by a very special, uniformed train conductor with a magical holiday story to tell.  Indoor activities, photo with Santa and readings with Mrs. Claus plus many more activities.

Litchfield County Auction Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Sale

11/27/2015 to 12/03/2015

425 Bantam Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4661.

The preview for auction items together with an Estates Tag Sale will be held Friday, November 27th through Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 10AM to 5PM each day.  The auction ends, both online and live in the gallery on December 2, and 3.  The sale includes a dazzling display of fine and estate jewelry and watches.  Also a more traditional sale of Fine Art and Antiques, plus prints, books, maps and historic documents. 

Washington Art Assoc. Holiday Home Gift Fair

11/27/2015 to 12/24/2015

4 bryan memorial plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860.868.2878 .

Annual Holiday Gift Fair with this year's theme being "Home". They are featuring hand-crafted products from local and regional artist and craftspeople. Articles are crafted in wood, glass, ceramics, and fabrics. We have gift items for the kitchen, home decor, jewelry, holiday decorations, specialty food items, personal care items, and much more. Gallery Shop hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday Noon - 4pm.

3rd Annual Kent Holiday Champagne Stroll

11/27/2015 to 11/28/2015

Main Street, Kent, CT 06757. 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 27 and 28, 2015, 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

Cornwall Library - Lena Dunham in Cornwall


30 Pine St., Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6874.

On Friday, 5 p.m. HBO star will read from her book, Not That Kind of Girl. 

Cornwall Library Hosts Book Reading with Lena Dunham and Laurie Simmons


30 Pine St., Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-6874.

Cornwall Library hosts a book reading by Lena Dunham and her mother, Laurie Simmons on November 27, 2015 at 5PM.  Dunham will read from her book:  Not That Kind of Girl which was named by several publications as on of the best books of the year.  Ticket are $30 and available on line. 

Watertown Holiday Santa's Light Parade and Festival

11/27/2015 to 11/28/2015

Main Street, Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-945-5246.

On November 27 and 28, 2015 Watertown Recreation Dept. and Fire Dept. will host Santa's Light Parade and Festival. The parade on November 27, 2015 at 4PM will march up French St. to Main St. and arrive at the gazebo at the corner of Routes 6 and 63.  Santa will arrive at 5PM and light the town Christmas tree.  On November 28th the Sixth Annual Spirit of Giving Holiday Marketplace in the gym at the former Heminway Park School will be held.  Handcrafted items by artists will be on display.  Come and enjoy the many vendors and shop locally. 

Monroe Historical Society Annual Christmas Fair

11/27/2015 to 12/06/2015

Wheeler Rd., Monroe, CT 06468. Phone: 203-261-1381.

Monroe Historical Society's annual Christmas Fair--The Monroe Historical Society's annual Christmas Fair will be held at the One Room Schoolhouse at 311 Wheeler Road, Monroe, CT. Christmas Fair Dates 2015 Friday November 27  5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Saturday November 29  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday November 29 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.and Friday December 4 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m; Saturday December  5 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sunday December 6 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. This year we are featuring our always popular vintage sleds and wreaths beautifully decorated by our members.  They come in many styles. Visit us for all your Christmas needs! We have a large variety of home decorations, gifts, ornaments and more.  This is one of the biggest fundraisers for the Historical Society for the year.  Please support the Monroe Historical Society by starting your holiday shopping with us.

Infinity Hall Norfolk Hosts The Amazing Miss Judy Collins--Norfolk


RTE. 44, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

On  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8PM Infinity Hall will host The Amazing Miss Judy Collins.You know the hits: Both Sides Now, Send In The Clowns, Someday Soon, Chelsea Morning, Amazing Grace, Cook With Honey and on and on…..yes, it’s Judy Collins and we’re proud to announce she’s returning for her annual performance at both Infinity Hall locations. As you may know, she alters her show every year yet still manages to perform all her hits plus amazing renditions of time tested standards. And by the way, she packs the house every time. So don’t wait to get your tickets for this one folks, they go pretty quickly.  Check the website for ticket information.

Bellamy Ferriday House Wreathmaking Workshops


9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: 203-266-7596.

9:30 - 11:30 or  12-2. Make a gorgeous holiday wreath for your home using greens, pinecones, dried flowers & natural materials. Back by popular demand, George & Carol McCleary, site horticulturists, will lead the workshops. $25 per wreath for a family or an individual, including materials & admission to the house/$20 CTL members. Space is limited. Pre-register to or 203.266.7596.