Newtown Holiday Craft Festival

12/09/2012

Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street (Rte. 25), Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: (203 )261-2414.

Edmond Town Hall (gymnasium)  Sunday, 11am - 5pm. Over 36 Juried vendors. Fine crafters, free admission, door prizes. For further information call (203)261-2414.

HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT at WCSU - Danbury

12/09/2012 to 12/09/2012

Ives Concert Hall, 181 White St. , Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-8350.

The WCSU Holiday Jazz concert will be at 3 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus. The concert will be free and the public is invited. Donations to support the department of music will be accepted. For more information, call (203) 837-8350 or visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.asp.

White Memorial Conservation Center Presents The Nature of Icelandic Poetry--Litchfield

12/12/2012

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

December 12 The Nature of Icelandic Poetry "The sun ruffles up a new day revealing the whites of the deathly pale mountains in a winter-tired land."...So much of Icelandic poetry is tethered to nature. Join native Icelanders as they interpret their own literature in front of a backdrop of beautiful images taken by Gerri Griswold. Before the program feast upon a delicious Icelandic dinner which features Plokk Fiskur, a hash made from cod and mashed potatoes. After the program we'll discuss how Icelanders celebrate this season with 13 cantankerous Yule Lads! 6:00P.M., A.B. Ceder Room, Members: $20.00 Non-members: $25.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Hunt Library - Flash Art Sale - Falls Village

12/12/2012 to 12/15/2012

63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT

On Wed., 5 to 8 p.m. and ends on Sat. 2 p.m. Sale begins with over 20 prominent Northwest Corner artists will participate.  Reception is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Emerging Christian Community — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center - Litchfield

12/12/2012

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3063.

On Wed. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monthly reflective sessions based on The Great Themes of St. Paul: Life as Participation by Franciscan Father Richard Rohr. Program will be repeated on Saturday, December 15th from 10 pm to noon. Facilitator: Peggy Richard. Donation: $5. For more information and to register, call Wisdom House or visit website.

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Museum Open House-Litchfield

12/14/2012

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

December 14 Museum Open House Stroll through the Museum. Sip mulled cider. Wrap up your holiday shopping. Take 10% off all purchases! One Night Only Open House Special: Buy a Membership for Yourself or a Loved One and Receive a WMCC Tote! (new members only) 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

'Twas The Night Before Christmas Reading at Keeler Tavern Museum--Ridgefield

12/14/2012

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

"Twas the Night Before Christmas" at the Keeler Tavern Museum--A very special holiday treat for children will tale place at the Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main Street. Ridgefield, CT on Friday December 14th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.  The children will gather in the Museum's Garden House in front of the fireplace warmed by a friendly fire. All will listen to a reading of Clement C. Moore's delightful poem "Twas the Night before Christmas." The Rev. Moore wrote this treasured poem in 1822 for the pleasure of his own children. Children have been enjoying it every since. Each child will make and take home a craft suitable to the season. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served . Cost is $15 per child. Advance prepaid reservations are required. Reservations for this event are first come first served, regardless of membership status. Reserve now at keelertaernmuseum.org or call 203-438-5485.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Paleobiology-SCSU

12/15/2012

10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

On Dec. 15, 7pm--PALEOBIOLOGY- SCSU--Lecture series at the Ansonia NatureCenter Sat. Imagine looking for crocodiles in the desert! Jonathan Weinbaum, a professor at Southern Connecticut State University conducts field research in the colorful badlands of the American Southwest. He's searching for fossils of the extinct ancestors of modern crocodilians. Come to learn what it means to be a reptile then and now! FREE, but please call to register. Geared for adults and older students.

White Memorial Conservation Center Presents A Christmas Carol by Ilvi Dulac's Readers Theater--Litchfield

12/15/2012

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

December 15 Comfort and Joy: Ilvi Dulac's Readers Theater presents: A Christmas Carol Local thespian Ilvi Dulac is at it again! This time her Reader's Theater brings glad tidings in the form of excerpts from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Sit back and listen to her dulcet tones breathing life into the characters of Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim! Enjoy a light dinner, some mulled cider, and exit into the chilly evening overflowing with the warmth of the holiday season! 6:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room, Members: $20.00 Non-members: $30.00. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Gunn Memorial Library Museum Hosts A Christmas Carol--Radio Play Performance-Washington CT

12/15/2012

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 07693. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1 PM in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library a radio play performance, A Christmas Carol will be performed by Peter Tavino and friends.  A live staged radio performance of the Dickens classic.  Not to be missed.