Great Mountain Forest Wreath Workshops

12/02/2017 to 12/03/2017

200 Canaan Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: (860)824-8188.

Wreath Making Workshops Sat. & Sun., Dec. 2 & 3, 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. At GMF's Visitor Center. Come make a beautiful wreath with freshly cut greens, cones, berries and ribbon. Family session info: Children under age 8 can make their own wreaths on folding frames with pre-cut greens. Children 8-12 can cut their own greens and wire them to a frame with their parents. Fees: $40 per adult, $30 per child (12 and under) to make one wreath each. You are welcome to make additional wreaths at $20 each To register, please contact

Indian Rock Nature Preserve Monthly Lecture Series: Bobcats


501 Wolcott Road, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 583-1234 .

11 am - 12 noon. Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children (12 & under) and Seniors (65+) Non-Members: $10/Adults, $6/Children (12 & under), Seniors (65+) Groups of 10+ must reserve their space prior to event. What's that lurking outside in the yard-it looks like a domestic cat, but is it? What are those ungodly screeches in the night- alley cats or not? There is a growing bobcat population in Connecticut. Do we welcome it or should we fear it? Join us for a lecture by Ginny Apple, a Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC) as she discusses these beautiful and elusive animals.

Lourdes of Litchfield Shrine Grotto Carol Sing


50 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-1041.

Candlelight Carol Sing in Pilgrim Hall and Grotto – 7:00pm

Lourdes of Litchfield Shrine Grotto Gingerbread Nativity Making


50 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-1041.

10:00am- 12:00pm. reservations can be made beginning in mid-November.

Lake Compounce - Dinner with Santa

12/02/2017 to 12/23/2017

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300.

Join us on December 2, 9,16,& 23 for a very special dinner with Santa! Enjoy dinner from 2:30-3:30pm, followed by a visit with Santa! After you're done with pictures, the entire night of Holiday Lights is yours to enjoy with family and friends until 9pm!
Buffet menu: will include lots of child and adult favorites! Adult: $29.99* Children Age 4 – 10: $23.99* Children 3 and under: FREE. Platinum and Diamond pass holder price: Adult: $18.99 Children Age 4-10: $15.99 Children 3 and under: FREE

Gunn Memorial Library Gingerbread House Workshop


5 Wykeham Rd, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-2310 .

10 am - 2 pm. Decorate your very own premade gingerbread house using icing and a variety of small candy. Please bring a bag of candy to share with all for decorating. Nut-free candy only please!

Danbury Museum A NEW Holiday Tradition...TEA in the Marian Anderson Studio


43 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

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.)

Watertown Historical Society Holiday Gift Shop


639 Straits Turnpike, Watertown, CT

Event Location: Labonne's Market, Watertown. Notecards, etched glassware, books and other items for sale.

White Memorial Conservation Center Museum A Walk through the Cathedrals with Gerri Griswold


80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Spend a couple of hours meandering along these beautiful trails flanked by stately White Pines and learn their story. 2:00 p.m., Meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room. FREE... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

The Silo Gingerbread House Making


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

9 am - 1 pm. 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