Sleepy Hollow

12/13/2008 to 12/14/2008

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Saturday, December 13, 2pm and 8pm

Sunday, December 14, 2pm

$12.50

The Young Actors Series features students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education in performances ranging from children's theater to Shakespeare. This series gives students the opportunity to showcase skills developed in class, while giving the audience an exposure to the theatrical training process through the presentation of popular plays and musicals.

A Holiday Doo Wop Celebration, Volume III

12/13/2008 to 12/13/2008

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Saturday, December 13, 7:30pm

$35, $45

LAR Enterprises returns with a fresh line up featuring Bobby Rydell, The Duprees, Kenny Vance and The Planotones, Jimmy Beaumont and The Skyliners, along with Kid Kyle all singing their greatest hits, as well as your favorite holiday classics!

Imagine Incarnation--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

12/13/2008 to 12/13/2008

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

On this retreat day, we will reflect on great art that helps us to imagine the human, as well as the divine becoming human. Special attention first will be given to the major figures of Advent and then to the fullness of Christmas, Epiphany and the Baptism of Christ as one mystery. Presenter: Leo J. O'Donovan, SJ, President Emeritus of Georgetown University. Saturday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Fee: $35 (includes lunch) Private room and breakfast (Friday night) $55 additional

Opening Reception for Key Ingredients- At The Gallery at the Morris County Library

12/13/2008 to 12/13/2008

Rte. 61, Morris, 06763.

On Saturday, The Morris County Historical Society was chosen by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities as a host organization of the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition, Key Ingredients: America by Food. On view at the Morris County Library through January 25, 2009. Free. For library information visit: http://www.gti.net/mocolib1/ For more about Key Ingredients visit: www.keyingredients.org

Christmas Angelicus Concert-Norfolk

12/14/2008 to 12/14/2008

Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 888-788-8882.

On Sunday, December 14,2008 at 4PM and 7PM at the Congregational Church, 12 Village Green, Norfolk Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus directed by Nicholas White will present their Christmas Angelicus concert. Carols and hymns-traditional, original and contemporary- are interspersed with readings-sacred and comic and profound-for a unique, poignant, and joyous celebration of Christmas. Order your tickets early. Call for further information.

Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club Lecture

12/14/2008 to 12/14/2008

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

Talking Flakes presented by Jeff Kalin of Primitive Technologies, Inc at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 14, 2008. Stone chippage clusters are not only used as site indicators but also may reveal tool types. By incorporating individual flake characteristics and mass flake analysis it is possible to gain insight into manufacturing behaviors and techniques. Findings provide distinct signatures between the different flaked stone tools and their associated debitage. Jeff Kalin will provide an overview of thirty years of research, comparing different manufacturing techniques through experimental archaeological replication.

� Fee: Free to Club Members/ $5 General Public

A Christmas Carol: The Musical

12/14/2008 to 12/14/2008

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Tuesday, December 14, 3pm

$19.50, $29.50, $39.50 $49.50 Gold Circle Seating

A brand new professional touring company production based on Charles Dickens'timeless tale of an old miser who must face the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they help to bring kindness to Scrooge's otherwise cold heart!

Christmas Angelicus Concert-Washington

12/19/2008 to 12/19/2008

Washington, Phone: 888-788-8882.

On Friday, December 19, 2008 at 7:30PM at the Congregational Church, Kirby Rd., Washington Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus directed by Nicholas White will perform Christmas Angelicus in concert. Carols and hymns-traditional, original and contemporary- are interspersed with readings-sacred and comic and profound - for a unique, poignant, and joyous celebration of Christmas. Order your tickets early. Call for reservations and further information.

Book signing with Denis Leary author of WHY WE SUCK

12/20/2008 to 12/20/2008

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

Put December 20 @4pm on your calendar and meet Denis Leary. In WHY WE SUCK, Leary's famously smart style and sardonic wit have found their fullest and fiercest expression yet. Zeroing in on the ridiculous wherever he finds it, Leary unravels his Irish Catholic upbringing, the folly of celebrity, the pressures of family life, and the great hyprocrisy of politics with the same bright, savage, and profane insight he brought to his critically acclaimed one-man shows. Don't miss it!

Book signing with Florence and Wendell Minor's IF YOU WERE A PENGUIN

12/20/2008 to 12/20/2008

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

Just in time for the holidays! Come in and meet Florence and Wendell Minor who will be signing their new book IF YOU WERE A PENGUIN on Saturday, December 20 at 2pm. "If you were a penguin . . . You could swim really fast and toboggan on ice. Sing a happy duet, once or twice. You could live on land but dive under the sea. There's a lot penguins can do, just like you and me! Wendell and Florence Minor create a charming tribute to all the playful fun and activity that comes with being a penguin�which young readers can delight in too!"