Town Players of Newtown Presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

12/05/2014 to 12/14/2014

18 Orchard Hill Rd., New Preston, CT 06470. Phone: 203-270-9144.

Town Players of Newtown presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol By Christopher Schario Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays December 5 – 14 at 8 PM. Matinees Sunday December 7 & 14 at 2 PM. Directed By Gene GolaszewskiA unique telling of the classic Christmas tale of love, sharing and goodwill toward men. A wonderful treat for the entire family! Check the website for further information.

Christmas in Gaylordsville at the Merwinsville Hotel

12/05/2014

1 Browns Forge Rd. (Rte. 7 to Riverview Rd. to Station Rd., Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

Christmas in Gaylordsville at the Merwinsville Hotel Friday night, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm gala holiday opening with caroling, holiday nibbles, and scrumptious desserts. Come visit the Hotel and enjoy what is truly an "old-fashioned Christmas".From the beautiful decorations, huge collections of Santas, snowglobes and nutcrackers, Dickens Village, model train and miniature Worlds Fair amusement rides, to the complimentary hot chocolate and surprise gift for the little ones, a visit to the Hotel at Christmastime shouldn't be missed!

Merwinsville Hotel - Annual Christmas in Gaylordsville / Holiday Show

12/05/2014 to 12/07/2014

1 Browns Forge Rd. (Rte. 7 to Riverview Rd. to Station Rd., Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

Annual Christmas in Gaylordsville / Holiday Show Due to overwhelming demand, the Hotel will be open for TWO LONG WEEKENDS beginning on Black Friday. 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.  Story-time on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Free penny candy and hot chocolate! When: Friday, December 5 , 2014 to December 7 , 2014 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

6th Annual New Preston Winter Stroll Event

12/06/2014

Main St., New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-0119.

THE WINDOWS OF NEW PRESTON from the haut to the hautrageous. 6th ANNUAL NEW PRESTON WINTER STROLL .EVENT: December 6th, 3:00 - 6:00 pm. Nosh.grog, music, sales, in-store eventsthousands of feet of garland, 12,000 lights, 30 fabulous window displays. FUN!

Salisbury Annual Ski Swap 'N Sale at Lakeville Firehouse

12/06/2014

Lakeville Firehouse , Lakeville, CT Phone: 860 806-0471.

Doors open at 8am. Brand new cross country and downhill ski equipment, snow shoes, ski clothing and much, much more at great discount prices. There will be literally thousands of ski- and skate- related items for sale, new and used, when SWSA  hosts its popular Annual Ski Swap ‘n Sale, Saturday, December 6th at the Lakeville Hose Company. The sale begins at 8 am Saturday and ends at 11 am.

4th Annual Celebration of Young Photographers at the Litchfield Historical Society Museum

12/06/2014

63 South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-868-0740.

The After School Arts Program (ASAP) is proud to announce its fourth annual Celebration of Young Photographers on Saturday, December 6 from 2:00 – 5:00pm. Visko Hatfield, ASAP board member and Chair of the Celebration of Young Writers is thrilled with how this year’s selections have interpreted the theme, Gems of My Community. The event will take place in one of Litchfield’s gems, the Litchfield Historical Society Museum. One of Litchfield’s only Beaux Arts buildings, it was built in the early 1900’s. LHS was originally the town library Three winners will receive cash prizes and spend a day with professional photographers Wendy Carlson and John Kane.  Following the exhibit, there will be a community event celebrating our selected top young photographers. Stop by to view the work, have a glass of wine, enjoy delicious cheeses from Arethusa Farm’s creamery, hors d’oeuvres.  Photographs and newly designed merchandise will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting ASAP’s arts programs for children. Guests will be able to tour a Colonial Revival exhibit as well as a Poster Art of WW1 exhibit that are currently being shown in the museum gallery spaces. Parking will be available along the surrounding streets and in St. Michael’s lot until 5pm. Event sponsored in part by U.S. Trust and Jill and Michael Lloyd.

Hunt Hill Farm - The Silo - Holiday Cheer

12/06/2014

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

Sat., Dec. 6, 7 pm - “HOLIDAY CHEER” Sara Caswell, violin,  Gene Bertoncini, guitar Ike Sturm, bass $30. per person. Sponsored by The Connecticut Community Foundation.

Hunt Hill Farm - The Silo Special Performancaes in The Red Barn

12/06/2014

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

Join us in the Red Barn, the home of Silo founders Ruth and Skitch Henderson for special performances in the Great Room. “Meet the Artists’ Dessert Reception to follow. Purchase tickets at www.thesilo.com.   Proceeds benefit The Silo’s ongoing community and educational music programs.

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra a new area tradition – the RSO's Holiday Concert!

12/06/2014

Ridgefield High School Auditorium, 700 North Salem St., Ridgefield, CT

On Saturday 8 p.m. Truly a joyous celebration of the season in song. And what a program!  All of your favorites- Winter Wonderland, Sleigh Ride, White Christmas; internationally acclaimed Soprano Heather Buck joins the RSO in seasonal and classic favorites, including Mozart's Exultate Jubilate; long-time RSO Principal Harpist Wendy Kerner in a beautiful, charming work by French composer Grandjany; Ridgefield's own Rudi Marconi in a performance of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas; all topped off with an audience sing-along!  A perfect evening and a perfect way to kick-off the holiday season! Don't delay, buy your tickets today to avoid disappointment- this concert is selling fast!   

St. Paul's Lutheran Church - Christmas Fair

12/06/2014

30 Prospect St., New Hartford, CT

Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cookie Walk, Baked Goods, Crafts, Lunch.