Railroad Museum of New England Northern Lights

12/02/2016 to 12/23/2016

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

New this year, first class and coach seats. Trains run on Fri., Sat. and Sun, Dec. 2,3,4,9,10,11,16,17,18 and 23. Friday Trains run at 5 pm and 7 pm, Sat. trains run at 12 noon,  2 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm and Sunday trains run 12 noon, 2 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm. The train on 12/23 runs at 5 pm and 7 pm. For Northern Lights Limited. This train sells out, please buy your tickets early, Or call (860)283-7245 at anytime to make your reservations. 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.

Christmas in Riverton

12/02/2016 to 12/04/2016

Rte. 20, Riverton, CT Phone: 860-738-9958 .

Fri. 5:30 - 8:30 pm Candlelight Walk Through Town • Holiday Shopping 5:30 - 8:oopm Gifts & more at The Old Factory on the River, Festival Of Trees 5:30 - 8:30pm, "A Christmas Carol" performance 8:00pm (6) Call for ticket information 860-379-0811. Sat. 12 noon - 5 pm. Holiday Shopping 12:00 - 5:00pm, Gifts & more at The Old Factory on the River, visit Glass Studio to blow your own Christmas ornament, Festival of Trees, Rush Seat Demo @ Hitchcock Chair 12 noon - 2 pm, Children's craft workshop 1 - 3 pm, Christmas Puppet Show at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00pm - Riverton Fire House, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Riverton Center 12:30-4:30pm, Sit with Santa 1:00 - 3:00pm Next to Rose's Kitchen, "A Christmas Carol" performance 2:00 - 5:00 - 8:00pm. Sun. 1 - 4 pm. Shopping, crafts and "A Christmas Carol" performance 2:00 & 5:00pm.

The Danbury Museum Holiday Tea in the Rider House

12/02/2016 to 12/03/2016

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

Seatings each dat at noon. Festive Danbury Holiday tradition. A fine selection of teas and sweet and savory treats set amidst the colonial charm of the John and Mary Rider House. $25 per person, reservations required.

Bethlehem Christmas Town Festival

12/02/2016 to 12/03/2016

Main Street, Bethlehem, CT Phone: 203-266-7510 ext, 300.

Sat. 5 pm - 10 pm. Sun.  8:30 pm - 4 pm.   This year's Christmas Town Festival pewter ornament is on sale at Town Hall  during the festival !  Friday, Dec. 2 - 5:30pm- Gus' Gang Fife, 6 pm  tree lighting and carols,  7 pm Vespers & Chime in Choir, 5- 10   food, crafts santa caroling, horse  drawn hay rides  visit with santa, elves activity center, Christmas Town  Roaming Railroad.   Sun.  5K/2K walk run - Santa made me do it races start at 9:10 and 10 am town hall,  10 - 3, cookie sale, 12 noon Chime in bell choir concert - First Church, 1 pm Waterbury-Derby Vally Chordsmen Chorus, 10 -  4 - crafts and food, ornament painting, face painting, visit with santa, horse drawn hay wagon, elves activity center - crafts and  write a letter to santa.

Danbury Annual Holiday Tea

12/02/2016 to 12/03/2016

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

$25 pp. Reservations required. Join the Danbury History Museum in this festive event with a fine selection of teas and sweet and savory treats served amid the colonial charm of the John and Mary Rider House.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Gingerbread House ClassGingerbread House Class-ADULTS ONLY

12/02/2016

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

6-9:00pm. $90.00. The Silo Presents Nancy Stuart Teaching The Traditional Adult Gingerbread House Class! Already Standing Houses Only: Your gingerbread house is already assembled and standing. All you do is decorate! Don't miss the fun! $90 per house for each adult team. Maximum 2 people per team. Class size is limited.

TheatreWorks New Milford-Private Lives

12/02/2016 to 12/31/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6863.

Show Runs: DECEMBER 2,3 8,9,10 16,17,18 30,31. In this classic, sophisticated comedy of manners by celebrated playwright Noël Coward, divorcees Elyot and Amanda unwittingly book adjoining rooms while honeymooning with their new spouses. Realizing they've made a pair of mistaken marriages, they attempt to escape their partners. Under cover of darkness, they flee their honeymoon suites for Amanda's Paris flat. When they are discovered later by their jilted lovers, all four individuals find themselves in the most compromising of situations.

Merwinsville Hotel - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW

12/02/2016 to 12/04/2016

1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT

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, December 2 , 2016 to December 4 , 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. FREE

Sherman Playhouse - Life with Father

12/02/2016 to 01/01/2017

5 Route 39 North , Sherman, CT Phone: (860) 354-3622. .

December 2,3,4 9,10,11 16,17,18 30,31, January 1 2017 (Preview December 1 & Matinees December 4,11,18 & January 1) Life with Father is a joyous and sentimental glance at the Day family, set in Manhattan in the late 19th century. It involves patriarch Clarence Day, his beautiful wife Vinnie, their four red-headed sons, a loyal cook and relations who fail to see the point of hotels. The themes of first love, old love and the enduring lure of family made it one of the longest running shows in the history of Broadway and is a comedic delight for all ages.

TheatreWorks New Milford - Private Lives

12/02/2016 to 12/31/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6863.

Performances on: DECEMBER 2,3 8,9,10 16,17,18 30,31. In this classic, sophisticated comedy of manners by celebrated playwright Noël Coward, divorcees Elyot and Amanda unwittingly book adjoining rooms while honeymooning with their new spouses. Realizing they've made a pair of mistaken marriages, they attempt to escape their partners. Under cover of darkness, they flee their honeymoon suites for Amanda's Paris flat. When they are discovered later by their jilted lovers, all four individuals find themselves in the most compromising of situations.