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.

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.

Bellamy-Ferrady House - Wreath Making Workshops

11/28/2015 to 12/01/2015

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

Join Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden horticulturists George and Carol McCleary for their popular wreath making workshops on November 28, 2015 from 9:30AM to 11:30 AM or noon o 2PM and December 1st from 7 to 9PM as part of a holiday open house.  Cost $25 per wreath which include materials and admission to the house.  $20 for CTL members.  Pre-registration is required.  Call or email.

Danbury Museum and Historical Society Hosts Seventh Annual Holiday Shoppe & Craft Fair

11/28/2015 to 12/22/2015

43 Main S., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

November 28-December 22, 2015 Monday through Saturday 10AM to 4PM.  Join The Danbury Museum for the 8th Annual Holiday Shoppe & Craft Fair.  Support your hometown museum, local small businesses, crafters and artisans this holiday season and buy unique gifts for your family and friends. 

Institute for American Indian Studies Hosts Winter Indian Arts & Crafts Market--Washington, CT

11/28/2015 to 12/12/2015

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

Winter Indian Arts & Crafts Market--Saturdays & Sundays 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. November 28 - December 12, 2015. Shop at IAIS for those one-of-a-kind holiday gifts from our local Native American crafters, jewelers, and artists at the Winter Indian Arts & Craft Market! Take advantage of this time to meet and buy directly from the artists while learning about contemporary Native American art and cultures. Stop by to purchase gourds, pottery, jewelry, rattles, artwork, flutes and more! Featured artists may include: Jeff & Judy Kalin, Janis Us, Jeanne Morningstar Kent, Allan Madahbee, and Darlene Kascak. The Native vendors will be demonstrating their talents! 11/28 & 11/29: Traditional Wampum making with James Walker, Mashantucket Pequot 12/5 & 12/6: Flintknapping techniques with Jeff Kalin of Cherokee heritage.

Southwind Farms Offers New England Holiday Tour--Watertown

11/28/2015 to 12/06/2015

Morris Town Line Rd., Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-274-9001.

November 28 - 29 & December 5 - 6, 2015 -- NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY TOUR - Start your holiday shopping early. Buy unique alpaca yarns and products without the hassle of mall crowds. Hours: 10am-4pm.

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 bellamy.ferriday@ctlandmarks.org or 203.266.7596.

Woodcock Nature Center Hosts Wreathfest 2015--Wilton/Ridgefield

12/01/2015 to 12/11/2015

56 Deer Run Road, Ridgefield, CT 06897. Phone: 203-762-7280.

Ladies' Nights--Wreathfest --December 1st - 4th December 8th - 11, 2015.  Gather with friends for 1.5 hours of wreath decorating and socializing, preceded or followed by socializing in the our warm and cozy pavilion, which will be open each evening from 7:00-11:00 pm. WNC offers two decorating sessions each night, 6:30-8:15 pm or 8:30-10:15 pm. Using a wonderful array of natural dried flowers, grasses, nuts, fruits, berries, and cones, you will leave with an incredible holiday wreath. Participants are encouraged to bring their own food and drink to enjoy while decorating in the Nature Center or while relaxing near a roaring fire in the pavilion. The cost for this fundraising event is $55 per person.

Karen Rossi Hosts Deck the Halls Martini Tasting Benefiting FISH--Torrington


111 East Main St,, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-305-6579.

December 2, 2015: Deck the Halls Martini Tasting benefiting FISH, 5:30-7:30pm, The Ritz Cafe hosted by Karen Rossi.

Torrington Library Program: A Christmastide, 19th Century Musical Presentation by Rick Spencer


12 Dycoeton Place, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-6684.

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 at the Torrington Library Rick Spencer will host A Christmastide, 19th Century Musical Presentation.  This is a selection of songs which were popular at the end of the 1800s.  Admission is free.