Alecia Evans Holiday Concert at Hunt Hill Farm - New Milford

12/11/2010

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Taking place in The Skitch Henderson Museum, A Christmas Concert in the Country with Alecia Evans, lyric coloratura soprano.   Alecia Adams Evans has performed regionally and nationally throughout the United States. Her second performance at the farm will be a rich presentation of joyful holiday music from a repertoire of traditional Christmas standards and carols. Adding a spark to some of these holiday tunes will be an "Andrew Sisters" style sound, featuring the musical trio, Nobody's Business which includes Evans, along with Cadden Jones and Linda Sue Moshier. Joining her on the museum's famous Steinway piano once housed at NBC's Tonight Show and signed by all four Steinway brothers, will be legendary Broadway Conductor Phil Hall. A reception will immediately follow the concert. Reservations Required.Hunt Hill Farm's 2010 concert series is sponsored by Union Savings Bank.  Contact Silo Gallery Director Valerie Culbertson for more information.

1st Annual Breakfast With Santa in Winsted

12/12/2010

187 Prospect Street, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-307-6617.

On Sunday at 8 a.m. to noon. The Winsted Fire/Police Dept will be holding Breakfast with Santa.  While enjoying an amazing breakfast. Take picture with Santa.  Many prized to be raffled.  Breakfast $3 for children , $5-6  adlts. Phots $5 or CD. Proceeds benefit the Winsted Fire Dept./FMemorial Scholarship. Call for more information or email

Booksigning: Doodlebug by Karen Romano Young at The Hickorystick Bookshop- Washington Depot

12/12/2010 to 12/12/2010

2 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

"An engaging, original heroine, a satisfying story and lots of great pictures...charming and thoughtful." - Kirkus Reviews

Ladies Tasting and Gifting Extravaganza - Haight Vineyard - Litchfield

12/18/2010

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

$20 person includes Full Wine Tasting (10 wines, cheeses and chocolates) plus samples galore. We will have holiday vendors set up and staff on hand to create customgift baskets and personalized wine labels.

Mohawk MT Ski Annual 1st Experience Day - Cornwall

12/18/2010

46 Great Hollow Rd., P.O. Box 27, Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: (860)672-6100 or 800-895-5222.

On Sat. from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.  We will provide a Nutmeg Lift Ticket, rentals and an age appropriate group lesson for absolutely free. All we ask of you is that you please bring along a non-perishable food item to be donated to the local food bank for the less fortunate.  Not participating .... your donations would still be appreciated.

Woodbury Ballet's Nutcracker at Palace Theater-Waterbury

12/18/2010

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

On Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 4PM enjoy a family holiday tradition where Sugar Plums and Gumdrops dance, Flowers waltz and Snowflakes leap across the stage weaving a splendid tale of a little girl's dream of first love. The majesty of Tchaikovsky's music combines with a talented cast to make Woodbury Ballet's Annual Nutcracker a treat for audience members of all ages. Call for tickets and further information.

Magical Go Go US GOPEN of Snowboarding Route 3.1 at Ski Sundown

12/18/2010

126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-379-SNOW.

Magical Go Go US GOPEN of Snowboarding Round 3.1DECEMBER 18, 2010 - Magical Go Go US GOPEN of Snowboarding Round 3.1. The yearly gathering of Go Go FEAM (family + team) rippers and Ski Sundown riders have a new date.  EARLY season shred to get 2010 wrapped up and the fun going for 2011.  Past events include the Laugh Pipe, Freedom Carve Contest, Go Go Limbo, 30 Meter Tic Tac Dash and others.  The Ski Sundown park crew works closely with the Go Go's to develop unique and interesting features that everyone will enjoy.  This one's all about having fun with a million shredders!  Participants can sign up in the lodge at the designated Go Go table.  Email Jarrod@skisundown.com for details. No Entry Fee, Release Agreement required (parent signature needed if under 18 years of age).  Helmets required by all participants.

Booksigning: The Day the Words Went Away by Rod Funston, illustrated by Vincent Giarrano - Washington Depot

12/18/2010 to 12/18/2010

2 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

Children will be enchanted by Funston's new book about a boy stuck inside on a rainy day. When he chooses watching TV over reading a good story he unleashes a wizard who sweeps him away to a world without words.

Booksigning: Diane Smith- Seasons of Connecticut & A Connecticut Christmas at Hickorystick Bookshop - Washington Depot

12/19/2010 to 12/19/2010

2 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

Diane Smith's books showcase the people and places of Connecticut which help to make the Nutmeg State so special.  Both books inspire with thoughtful essays and beautiful photographs.

New Year's Eve Party at Torrington Armory

12/31/2010

South Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

The Torrington Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Annual Last Night New Years Eve Celebration at the Torrington Armonry from 4 to 7PM Friday, December 31, 2010.  The family friendly event will feature food, performers and activities, including the Forbes Flyers, McArdles Irish Dancers, Miss Litchfield County and Miss Teen Litchfield contestants, the Magic of Peter James, Matica, Tom Stankus and DJ Patty Marcantonio.  Activities will include hat making , face painters, juggling, coloring, clowns and inflatables.  There will also be trolly rides outside the Armory.  Admission is $5 per family.  In the event of incliment weather tune into WZBG radio station for information.