The State Ballet Theatre Of Russia Presents Swan Lake at Palace Theatre

12/21/2011 to 12/22/2011

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

December 21 – 7:30pm; Thursday, December 22 – 7:30pm. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings the world's most beloved ballet to glorious life.

Infinity Hall Presents Concora--Christmas Through The Ages--Norfolk


Route 44, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8PM Infinity Hall will feature Concora--Christmas Through The Ages.  Concora's mission, to perpetuate and perform with excellence choral music of the highest quality for the broadest possible audience, represents a committment to the Connecticut community, a commitment to artistic excellence, masterful performances, and educational enrichment. Check the website for further information.

Chanuka on the Slopes at Woodbury Ski Area


Route 47, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-2203.

On December 25th Jews from all over Northwest CT are expected to converge on the Woodbury Ski area to celebrate the fifth night of Chanukah at the "Chanukah on the Slopes." Jewish revelers of all ages will come from 12:30-5:30 PM to enjoy skiing, tubing, snow-boarding, a giant ice menorah lighting, Jewish music, Chanukah movies, entertainers, kosher food, Chanukah crafts for kids, and Judah Macabee (the Chanukah Hero)Live distributing Chanukah gifts.  Check the website for further information.

Shen Yun Performing Arts at Palace Theatre

12/26/2011 to 12/29/2011

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

Monday, December 26 – 7:30pm; Thursday, December 29 – 7:30pm; Friday, December 30 – 7:30pmInspired by the spirit of ancient China, Shen Yun Performing Arts brings to life a bygone culture with a gloriously colorful and exhilarating show of classical Chinese dance and music.

Celebrations Around the World at Imagine Nation Museum

12/30/2011 to 12/30/2011

One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-540-3160.

Festivities included with museum admission. Help us ring in the New Year! Learn about New years traditions around the globe. Make noisemakers, and confetti and join in the countdown to 12 noon!

Haight-Brown Vineyard Hosts New Year's Eve Decadence Pairing--Litchfield


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Saturday, December 31, 2011 the Haight-Brown Vineyard will host their annual New Year's Eve Decadence Pairing.  Start your New Year's with this succulent wine pairing class.  Taste some wonderful combinations of HB wines and chocolates and other sweets.  6PM. $35. Call to reserve your space.

First Night Danbury - New Year's Eve Festival - Danbury


West and Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

First Night Danbury is Looking Up and Moving Forward celebrating its 22nd year of fun filled, family friendly arts events throughout CityCenter on New Year's Eve.  The mutil-cultural, multi-arts fest begins on Saturday, December 31st with an afternoon 5K run and ends with fireworks at 8:30PM.  In between, there's stilt walkers, giant puppets, storytellers, lots o music and fun for all.  Check the website for further information.

First Night Danbury Celebration


186 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Cost: $5 per person, babes in arms are free. This end-of the year event features upwards of thirty different acts and activities for both children and adults, ranging from fire-breathers to ice carvers to multiple live musical performances. In 2010-2011 it was once again kicked off with the new tradition of a 5K road race and helped ring in the New Year with one of the most impressive fireworks displays Danbury's seen to date. Event  is held throughout Downtown Danbury.  Visit the website for more information.