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.

Flanders Family Wreath Making Workshops

12/02/2017 to 12/03/2017

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

1-3 @ the Sugar House. Enjoy an afternoon together, take a hike to gather evergreens and learn how to make a wreath to decorate your door or make one to give to family members or friends. Create a memory that will last a lifetime. Celebrate the Season this year, keeping it green, handmade and local! Cost: $20/ members per wreath, $30 non-members per wreath.

Danbury Library Craft Fair


170 Main St, Danbury, CT

11-4pm. What a perfect way to do your Holiday Shopping! Local vendors and 30 minute workshops. Join us for some Holiday Cheer + a Tree Lighting afterwards - right Downtown!

Danbury Light the Lights


170 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

5-7 pm. @ Library Plaza. Free event, cookies, carolers and more. Santa arrives by fire truck!  Come join Mayor Boughton when he lights up downtown!  Lighted fire truck parade downtown. Kids can visit Santa at Library Plaza.

A Victorian Christmas Concert


24 Main St, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-0566.

7 pm. The Academy Building. Tickets $30 includes dessert buffet. Judith Dansker Oboe and recorders, Christopher Morrongiello - Lute and Marcia Young - soprano and Renaissance Harp and Alicia DePaolo - soprano. Call for reservations.

Woodbury Christmas Craft Fair and Boutique


67 Washington Avenue, Woodbury, CT

9:30 am - 3:30 pm. 33rd annual Craft Fair and Boutique held in conjunction with town‑wide Christmas Festival. We have vendors selling jewelry, seasonal items, hand‑knit scarves, hats, gloves, alpaca wool, hand‑made soaps, olive oil, hand‑made chocolates, jams, jellies, photography, toys, flora and much more.

Wolcott Christmas Craft Fair


525 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT

Location: Father Shea Hall. 9-4 pm. Holiday crafts, baked goods and raffles. Christmas Craft Fair.

Waterbury Holiday Crafts Fair and Play


43 Tompkins Street, Waterbury, CT

Location: Kaynor Technical HS Gymnasium. 10 am - 3 pm. Great shopping, snack bar, Silent Auction, breakfast with Santa. No admission fee charged. Park in back of school.

Danbury Historical Society TEA in the Marian Anderson Studio


43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

A NEW Holiday Tradition...TEA in the Marian Anderson Studio with seatings at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Open to the public. Pre-registration is required. (Suggested donation, $5.)

Scoville Library Documentary Filmmaker Series


38 Main St, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.435.2838 .

4 pm. Documentary Filmmaker Series: A Light in the Dark: The Art and Life of Frank Mason with Exhibition, presented by Scott Mason. This film explores the legacy of New York artist and educator, Frank Mason, as he reveals the scandal behind art restoration and fights to preserve our cultural heritage. An icon of landscape, figural and classical art techniques of the Masters, Mason was a renown painter and teacher Frank Mason's prolific career as an oil painter can only be matched by his devotion to inspire others to embrace the beauty and mystery of classical style painting. His passion for learning and teaching remained central throughout his life and in the words of Columbia University art historian, James Beck, "He kept the light burning" for three generations of artists. A number of Mason's original works will be on display. Art lovers will be delighted and challenged.