12/01/2017 to 12/03/2017

1 Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

10 am - 5 pm. 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 Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!

The Sherman Players - Murder Takes A Holiday

12/01/2017 to 12/23/2017

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

Harry Thompson and his sister, Diane, are sent to an isolated ski lodge in the mountains of New Hampshire on an undercover mission. They don't know that two guests have been weirdly murdered. When they encounter the remarkable Mrs. Bowman, a mountain climber with a dangerous secret, excitement and chills are on the menu. Twist after twist, thrill after thrill, the play will keep you guessing until the final moment. A fascinating stage puzzle Murder Takes a Holiday terminates in an avalanche of tense excitement and laughter for the whole family.

Glebe House Holiday Festival


49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-2855.

Museum will hold its open house on Saturday, December 2 from 10AM to 3PM. The public may enjoy the beautiful decorations to purchase, along with gift items available in the Holiday Boutique, presented in the Cottage Annex. Visitors will enjoy experiencing life in this Revolutionary War era house during the holidays re-enacted by adult and youth volunteers. The costumed docents will give first person accounts of the Marshall family who lived at the "Glebe" from 1771-1786, and share stories about how the family prepared for the holiday season. Admission is free for the day.

Sharon Tree Lighting & Cookie Party


18 Main Street, Sharon, CT Phone: (860) 364-5688.

The lighting of Sharon's Town Christmas Tree will take place on Saturday, December 2, beginning at 4:30. The festivities will include music by the Salisbury Band's "Christmas Brass & Hot Chocolate Society", and carol singing. Participants are invited to the Sharon Historical Society for cookies immediately following the tree lighting.

Institute for American Indian Studies Winter Indian Arts and Crafts Market

12/02/2017 to 12/17/2017

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

10-4. Shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts from our local Native American crafters, jewelers, and artists at the Winter Indian Arts & Craft Market! Meet and buy directly from the artists while learning about contemporary Native American art and cultures. Stop by to purchase pottery, jewelry, rattles, artwork, flutes and more!

Imagine Nation Museum Early Learning Center Programs Printmaking- Holiday Card Workshop: Art Studio


1 Pleasant St, Bristol, CT

11:30 am - 12 noon. Learn about the process of printmaking with the help of our Atelierista! Draw and print your original designs to create a holiday card. Free with admission.

Imagine Nation Museum Early Learning Center Programs The First Thanksgiving: Farm to Table Studio

12/02/2017 to 12/09/2017

1 Pleasant St, Bristol, CT

Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. from 1:30-2. When we celebrate Thanksgiving with our families we traditionally eat turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, but the original Thanksgiving was a meal shared using some not-so-traditional foods. Try re-creating the first Thanksgiving meal in our Farm to Table studio kitchen. Free with admission.

Woodbury Tree Lighting


North Green, Woodbury, CT

4 pm North Green. All are invited to greet Santa as he arrives to turn on the tree lights  Music and chorus perform holiday songs.

Ansonia's Holiday Marketplace


25 North Cliff St, Ansonia, CT

11 am to 4 pm @ Ansonia Armory Building. Arts, crafts, holiday goodies, stocking stuffers and much more. 

Winsted Annual Christmas Fair


95 North Main St, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-1778.

8 am - 3 pm  Amazing vendors, craft-making, make overs, nail art, health products,  a basket raffle, penny auction and much more. FIrst Church of Winsted.