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.

WCSU Planetarium and Observatory Starwatch


181 White Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203- 837-8672.

Free Public Night at the WCSU Planetarium and Observatory. Planetarium show: 5 to 6 p.m. Using the 20-inch telescope (if skies are clear) for sky viewing: 6 to 8 p.m. Objects that may be observed include the waxing gibbous Moon, Neptune, Uranus, the Perseus double cluster and the Pleiades. The WCSU Planetarium and Observatory are open twice per month (Saturdays) during the WCSU fall semester. The facility is located on the WCSU Westside Campus, atop the hill between the Campus Center and the Pinney Hall dormitory; the entrance road faces the front of Pinney Hall. Parking is available but very limited around the facility; more may be found on University Boulevard. Public Nights may be canceled due to severe weather and/or dangerous road conditions. For updates, call 203- 837-8672 on the day of an event. Sky viewing cannot be held in cloudy or precipitating weather, but planetarium shows are usually held. Planetarium shows are appropriate for adults and older children, but generally not for infants or toddlers.