Lourdes in Litchfield Annual Christmas Festival--Gingerbread Nativity Making/--Litchfield


Route 118, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-1041.

The Annual Christmas Festival Weekend at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, located on 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield, CT will include: Saturday, December 5th: Gingerbread Nativity Making will take place  from 10 am to 12 noon in Pilgrim Hall. Reservations for this family activity must be made  and pre-paid by December 2nd. To reserve a table, call 860-567-1041 or email: louresshrinect@gmail.com. Each Nativity is $30. A Candlelight Carol Sing will begin at 7:00 Saturday evening in Pilgrim Hall and process to the Grotto. Cookies & hot chocolate will be served in the hall after this beautiful holy event. Sunday, December 6th: The Living Nativity: A re-enactment of the Nativity with live animals, little angels, shepherds, choristers and a real Baby Jesus will take place at 3:00 pm in the Grotto. Cookies & hot chocolate will again be served in Pilgrim Hall. A suggested $5.00 donation will be greatly appreciated. The Grotto Gift Shop will be open for all these events.

Whitiing Mills Holiday Open Studios--Winsted

12/05/2015 to 12/06/2015

100 Whiting St., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-305-6579.

Join Karen Rossi at the Whiting Mills Holiday Open Studios from 11AM to 5PM on December 5 and 6, 2015.  A unique display by artists who use the Whiting Mills as their home studio. 

Kraen Rossi Hosts Make Your Own Santa Fanciful Flight Workshop--Torrington


111 East Main St,, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-305-6579.

On December 5, 2015 from 1:30 to 3:30PM Karen Rossi will hold a workshop to make your own Santa Fanciful Flight design.  For ages 7 and up--parents invited to attend with chilren under 7--$10 including materials.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Holiday Wreath Workshop


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: 860-379-6043..

Holiday Wreath Workshop! Decorate your own balsam wreath for the holidays at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Saturday, December 5, 2015, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Registration is required. Register at 860-379-6043. This program is free and open to the public.

Sixth Annual Craft Bazaar at VFW Post 296--Winsted


114 Colebrook River Rd., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-3489.

On December 5, 2015 from 10AM to 4PM the VFW Post 296 will hold their Sixth Annual Craft Bazaar. Several vendors will be on hand with Christmas crafts.  The bazaar willl be held in conjunction with Christmas in Riverton. 

Whiting Mills Hosts Annual Open Studios--Winsted

12/05/2015 to 12/06/2015

100 Whiting St., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-738-2240.

Whiting Mills Artists will hold their Annual Open Studios event on December 5 and 6, 2015 from 11AM to 4PM.  Hourly demonstrations by resident and guest artists in a variety of media, Holiday sales, entertainment and refreshments. 

Palace Theater Presents Frank Sinatra's Birthday Bash--Danbury


165 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-794-9944.

Celebrate Old Blue Eyes' centennial birthday at the Palace with a concert starring the remarkable "Frankie" Sands. Mr. Sands captures the essence of Frank Sinatra with class, cool, and style. Sands was hand-picked to perform at Regis Philbin's retirement party. This very special evening will feature lite bites catered by "Two Steps Downtown Grille" and cash bar serving signature cocktails, wine and beer. The celebration continues after the performance with coffee & decadent desserts -- plus raffles, a 50/50 and "The Bluest Eyes" contest!! FRANK SINATRA'S BIRTHDAY BASH--SATURDAY DECEMBER 5 @ 7PM. RESERVED SEATING ONLY

Hurd House - Woodbury Christmas Festival at the Hurd House


25 Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-266-0305.

On Saturday,  noon to 4 p.m. Hurd House is open for tours and open hearth cooking demonstrations. 

2015 Make Happy Tour--Warner Theatre--Torrington


Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Get ready for a night of laughs, merriment and general living when comedian Bo Burnham comes to the Warner Theatre Saturday, December 5th at 8 pm as part of his extremely successful 2015 Make Happy Tour. Bo Burnham became the youngest person to ever record a half-hour Comedy Central special at the age of 18. He has released two hour-long specials since then: Words, Words, Words in 2010 and what. in 2013. The latter, what., was released on Netflix and YouTube simultaneously, and has since received over 8 million views on YouTube alone. Bo recently created and starred in the MTV series Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous and wrote a book of poetry, EGGHEAD, which became a New York Times Bestseller. Bo's live shows are a unique blend of stand-up, music, and theatre. Tickets are available to Warner Members Thursday, October 1 at 10 am. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, October 2 at 12 pm.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Watercolor Workshop: All About Trees with Betsy Rogers-Knox-Litchfield


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

On December 5, 2015 at 1:30PM in the A. B. Ceder Room Betsy Rogers-Knox will hold a Watercolor Workshop:  All About Trees!  All skill levels are welcome.  All supplies are included.  Call to register.