Breakfast with Santa at Wood Arces Farm!

12/10/2011 to 12/11/2011

68 Griffin Rd, Terryville, CT Phone: (860)583-8670 .

9:00 10:00 & 11:00am. Advanced Tickets $12 each OR $14 at the door (3 & UNDER FREE!). Kids will enjoy a visit with Santa & Story time with Mrs. Claus Parents: Be sure to bring your cameras! Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast Horse Drawn Hay or Sleigh ride included!

Advent Morning of Reflection

12/10/2011 to 12/10/2011

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

Putting aside the busyness of the season to reflect on the meaning of Advent with prayer, presentations, quiet time and time for sharing. Presenter: Marguerite Janelle. Fee: $35 (includes lunch). Bring one friend for $20 payable with registration. (Non-refundable deposit: $15) Scholarships available. For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org .

Bella Alpacas Farm Days

12/11/2011

155 Squash Hollow Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 946-3076.

Farm Days on Sunday from 10am -1pm. Spinning and kniting demonstrations plus a wonderful shop with shawls, hats, gloves, alpaca pants, socks and more. Visit  26 alpacas and a pet pig who loves to be pet.

Kent Singers Present A Potpourri of Christmas Songs--Kent

12/11/2011

North Main Street, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-619-8110.

On Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 4PM at St. Andrew's Church,  the Kent Singers present--A Potpourri of Christmas Songs.  Tickets: $10 adults; $8 seniors/young adults; 12 and under free.

Holiday Craft Fair--Winsted

12/11/2011

114 Colebrook River Rd., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-3489.

On Sunday, December 11, 2011 from 10AM to 3PM a Holiday Craft Fair will be held at the Veteran's Hall 296 in Winsted.  Come visit a variety of vendors and browse a unique array of holiday gifts in our beautiful banquet hall.  A raffle wil be held at 3PM.

Build Your Own Gingerbread House at the Litchfield Historical Society

12/13/2011

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Build Your Own Gingerbread House at the Litchfield Historical Society. Flex your construction muscles on Tuesday, December 13 from 3:30-4:45 pm by stopping by the Litchfield Historical Society and building your own gingerbread house. The Historical Society will provide the materials for the gingerbread supplies. Following the building session, we will get into the holiday spirit with a reading of Mary Higgins Clark's new children's book, The Magical Christmas Horse. This nostalgic wintery tale is beautifully
illustrated and based on Washington, Connecticut's Averill Farm. The fee for this event is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and is for ages 7 and up. Registration is required. To register or for more information about this or other events, please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call (860) 567-4501.

Shakesperiencee Studio Presents A Christmas Carol

12/15/2011 to 12/18/2011

117 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-754-2531.

Shakesperience Studio will present A Christmas Carol--A Celebration of Our Blessings and Your Generosity from Thursday, December 15 through Sunday, December 18, 2011.  Times:  Thursday-Saturday 7PM and 2PM Matinee Saturday and Sunday.  Tickets: $15 Adults/$8 Under 12.  Charles Dickens' beloved classic is again sung to life by a traveling band of carolers at Shakesperience.  Ebenezer Scooge wasn't always a tight-fisted old miser.  Scrooge must truly consider the meaning of charity and the Christmas spirit.  Check the website for further information and reserve tickets.

Walker Road Vineyard - Come to the Barn and Taste Our Wine - Woodbury

12/16/2011 to 11/17/2013

11 Walker Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-0768.

Sat. & Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Come to our Barn and Taste Our Wine.   Walker Road Vineyards is a small farm winery in Woodbury which has produced award winning wines, and has gained a following in the local market, including some local restaurants. Join us for a discussion in the barn/ tasting room at Walker Road Vineyards. Directions: From I-84 Exit 15 go North on Route 6 for 7 miles to the North End of Woodbury. Make a right on to Middle Road Turnpike. Continue one mile and turn left on Minortown Road for ¼ mile. Walker Road is on the right, and the Winery is the first house on the right.

Danbury Music Centre Hosts Messiah Concert

12/16/2011

164 Deer Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-748-1716.

The Danbury Music Centre presents its annual performance of Messiah, an oratorio by Georg Frederick Handel.  The performance will take place on Friday, December 16, 2011, at 7:30 pm, at The First Congregational Church on the corner of West Street and Deer Hill Avenue in Danbury.Written in 1741, Messiah has won a place in history as the most performed and most well-loved of all oratorios.  It is most often performed during the Christmas and Easter holidays. Well-known choruses include, the Hallelujah Chorus, For unto us a Child is Born, And the Glory of the Lord, and the famous closing chorus, Worthy is the Lamb
ending with the great Amen. The Danbury Concert Chorus, with a baroque chamber orchestra comprised of members from the Danbury Symphony Orchestra, has presented this masterwork since 1958.  The 130 performers of the chorus and orchestra will be under the direction of Christine R. Howlett, Music Director and Conductor of the Danbury Concert Chorus.  Joining the ensemble will be Fiona Smith Sutherland, organist, and Maxim Vladimiroff, playing the Bettina BaruchMemorial Harpsichord.  The soloists are Courtney Budd, soprano; Jacquelyn Matava, mezzo-soprano; James Ruff, tenor; and Curtis Streetman, bass.  All soloists have distinguished professional singing careers in major performing venues throughout the United States. Suggested donations at the door are $10 per person and $15 per family.

Celebrate the Holidays at Beardsley and Memorial Library - Winsted

12/17/2011

40 Munroe Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-6043.

On Sat. between 10:30 a.m. and noon.  Come and celebrate by decorating Gingerbread Men and singing your favorite Holiday carols.  This program is free and open to the public.  Call for more information.