Daryl Hall At Litchfield Community Center

12/20/2008 to 12/20/2008

Route 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

On Saturday, December 20, 2008 Art and Music for Humanity will present Daryl Hall at the Litchfield Community Center. Tickets and proceeds to benefit Healing the Children Northeast. Doors open at 6PM Tickets: $75. Call to reserve.

Holiday Movie Festival

12/20/2008 to 12/20/2008

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

Saturday, December 20, 11am, 2pm, and 8pm

$3.50 for Members, Subscribers, seniors 65+ and children under 12, $5 for General Admission

Kids Holiday Cartoon Festival begins at 11am Featuring: Tom and Jerry's the Night Before Christmas, Bugs Bunny Looney Christmas Tales, Bugs Bunny Christmas Carol, and How The Grinch Stole Christmas. White Christmas begins at 2pm with a pre-show animated short: Bugs Bunny Christmas Carol. White Christmas encore begins at 8pm with pre-show animated short: Tom and Jerry's the Night Before Christmas

Christmas Angelicus Concert-Torrington

12/21/2008 to 12/21/2008

Torrington, Phone: 888-788-8882.

On Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 4PM and 7PM at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 220 Prospect Street, Torrington Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus directed by Nicholas White will perform 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 reservations and further information.

Backcountry Outfitter--Snowshoe Hike

12/26/2008 to 12/26/2008

5 Bridge Street, Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-927-3377.

On Friday, December 26, 2008 Backcountry Outfitters is leading a snowshoe hike. Participants can meet at Backcountry Outfitters at 11AM or at the parking lot at Bull Bridge at 11:15AM. The hike is along the river and then loops back. There is a possibility albeit small, of seeing a yeti. In the event there is no snow, a winter hike will take place. For those who don't own snowshoes, Backcountry does rent them by the day, weekend or season. Dress appropriately for the weather. Further information, call.

Book signing with Jon Fasman author of UNPOSSESSED CITY

12/28/2008 to 12/28/2008

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

Time: Sunday, December 28, 2008 2:00 p.m. Location: The Hickory Stick Bookshop Title of Event: Unpossessed City by Jon Fasman Thirtysomething Jim Vilatzer lives at home and works in his parents' restaurant. He's going nowhere until gambling debts force him to make a change. He lands a job in Moscow (he grew up speaking Russian to his immigrant grandparents), interviewing survivors of the gulag for a not-for-profit company. His work soon makes him a pawn in a scheme to sell to the highest bidder four of the former USSR's top weapons engineers, which, in turn, leads him to become a target of Russian state security and the CIA.

4th Annual Ski Sundown New Year's Eve Family Party

12/31/2008 to 12/31/2008

126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-7669 Ext. 251.

Ski and celebrate from 6PM to 1AM on New Year's Eve. Lifts remain open until Midnight. DJ and Music from 8PM to 12AM. Buffet from 7PM -10PM. Reservations and advanced payment required for Buffet. Party favors, torchlight parade, cash wine and beer bar. Buffet tickets are SOLD OUT, however, please join us for the festivities. Regularly priced night left tickets (6-10PM) will be extended to Midnight. Further information call: 860-379-7669 Ext. 251.

Torrington Last Night

12/31/2008 to 12/31/2008

Phone: 860-489-2274.

On Wednesday, December 31, 2007 from 4PM to 8 PM at the Torrington Armory, South Main Street, LAST NIGHT will take place. Fun for the whole family. Come out and celebrate. The night will include a variety of select entertainment activities and music. Activities include hat making, face painting, stilt walking, ice sculpting, magician, singing. Inflatable objects, and more. There will be a small entry fee. Join us for a fun-filled New Year's Eve Celebration.