Annual Christmas Bazaar--Union Congregational Church--Oakville

12/03/2016

167 Buckingham St., Oakville, CT 06779. Phone: 203-217-7123.

Dec. 3, from 9AM to 3PM the Annual Christmas Bazaar will take place at Union Congregational Church. 

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum In Dialogue with Peter Liversidge: A Brief Career in Instant Photography

12/03/2016

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5419.

4 pm to 5 pm. In this conversation with exhibitions director Richard Klein, Liversidge will discuss his motivation for utilizing instant photography and the way he has incorporated it into his multifarious approach to art making. Signed copies of Twofold, Liversidge's beautiful new book of paired instant photographs including essays by photographer Alec Sloth and writer Colm Toibin, will be available for purchase at the event. Snow date: dec. 4.

Gunn Memorial Library - Gingerbread House Workshop

12/03/2016

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

10 am to 2 pm. Drop in and decorate your very own premade gingerbread house with candy and frosting. Bring a bag of loose, unwrapped holiday candy to share. Nut-free candy only please!

Mattatuck Museum Kids Woodworking: Lost Art Workshop

12/03/2016

144 W. Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381.

1 pm - 3 pm. $5. Children ages 6 – 15 with their caregivers are invited to join us for Lost Art Workshop with master wood worker Joseph Jude Brien. Learn how to safely use hand tools while making a wooden rake and rubber band-powered paddle boat with basic woodworking tools. Joseph Jude Brien a teaching artist affiliated with the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and has been awarded numerous public and private grants to support his programs.

Institute for American Indian Studies -Winter Indian Arts & Craft Market

12/03/2016 to 12/04/2016

38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

Shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts from our local Native American crafters, jewelers, and artists at the Winter Indian Arts & Craft Market! Take advantage of this time to meet and buy directly from the artists while learning about contemporary Native American art and cultures. Stop by to purchase gourds, pottery, jewelry, rattles, artwork, flutes and more! Feature artists include: Jeff & Judy Kalin of Primitive Technologies Inc., Allan Madahbee, Janis Us, Vera Longtoe Sheehan and more. Hours: 10-4 on Saturdays, 12-4 on Sundays.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Gingerbread House Class

12/03/2016

44 Upland Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

9-1:00pm $90.00 The Silo Presents Nancy Stuart Teaching The Traditional Gingerbread House Class! Teams of 2 will create their own gingerbread house from scratch complete with candy, cookies, and many yummy confectioneries. Don't miss the fun! Already Standing Houses are available upon request only! Great for those with less time and younger children. Your gingerbread house is already assembled and standing. All you do is decorate! $90 per house for each parent/child or adult team. Maximum 2 people per team.

Karen Rossi Studios Workshops -Paint your own canvas and or stocking

12/03/2016

27 E. Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-305-6579.

Paint your own canvas and or stocking and embellish with fabric paints and mixed media. Santa's sure to be impressed when he sees the hard work you've put into your one of a kind stocking! Please sign up to reserve your space Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same description as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project

Mattatuck Museum Lost Art Workshop

12/03/2016

144 Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

1 pm. Pre-registration required by 11/30/2016. Children ages 6 – 15 with their caregivers are asked to join us for Lost Art Workshop with master wood worker Joseph Jude Brien. Learn how to safely use hand tools while making a wooden rake and rubber band-powered paddle boat with basic woodworking tools. Joseph Jude Brien a teaching artist affiliated with the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and have been awarded numerous public and private grants to support my programs. For more information about Joseph Jude Brien please visit www.lostartworkshops.com. $5.

New Milford Historical Society & Museum Old Fashion Holiday Crafts for Children

12/03/2016

6 Aspetuck Ave, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-3069.

Starts at 10:00 AM Join us at the New Milford Historical Society and Museum as we learn about the history and traditions of the holiday season. Bring the family and discover old-fashioned magic as we make quilt squares, pinecone bird feeders, salt-dough ornaments and other items that remind us of an earlier time! Come and enjoy refreshments and get in the holiday spirit in the warmth and charm of our museum. Leave with a homemade holiday card or gift for someone special! Admission is free but donations would be greatly appreciated

Southwind Farms NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY TOUR

12/03/2016 to 12/04/2016

223 Morris Town Line Rd., Watertown, CT Phone: 860-274-9001.

Start your holiday shopping early. Buy unique alpaca yarns and products without the hassle of mall crowds. Hours: 10am-4pm
***ALPACA STORE will be open by APPOINTMENT until Dec. 24th for last minute shopping.