Whiting Mills Biannual Open Studios

12/03/2016 to 12/04/2016

100 Whiting Street, Winsted, CT

View demonstrations and meet on-site artisans, craftspeople and photographers and browse a variety of unique specialty shops.

Gunn Memorial Library Gingerbread House Workshop


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

10 am - 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!

Paths to Forgiveness: Restoring Equilibrium through the Craft of Forgiving — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

12/03/2016 to 12/03/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Be freed from the hold the past has had on you. Learn the differences between being angry and
resenting another, how resentments get started and then become “grievance stories” that sap our
vitality and health. Leave with life looking safer and more welcoming.

Presenter: Eileen Epperson

Fee: $50 (includes lunch); Non-Refundable Deposit: $25

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm - Edible Gifts for your Valentine


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

11 am - 2 pm  Instructor/Chef: Pam Lillis Love Your Health: Infused Oils & Dark Chocolate Almond Bark Heart healthy Omega 3's and flavonoids come together to form a healthy luxury that 's not so bad for your health, and known to enhance your mood! We'll learn how to make basil oil, and move on to individually designed organic chocolate bark. You'll leave with beautifully packaged gifts for your sweetheart. Perfect for Valentines Day! Full Participation

Hopkins Vineyard Night Owl – Live Music


25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

2 - 4 pm. Featuring Lee Ann Lovelace and George Lesiw. No admission or cover charge.

Oxford Historical Society Holiday Open House

12/04/2016 to 12/18/2016

60 Tower Lane, Oxford, CT

The Oxford Historical Society will hold its annual Homestead Holiday Open Houses on Sunday, December 4, 11, and 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Museum. The 1755 saltbox will be decorated by the Oxford Garden Club. Displays will feature collections of vintage greeting cards and antique cookie cutters used by a local family to make edible presents for friends and relatives. A bazaar will offer small gifts for sale.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Reading and Signing


2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-0525.

The No Name Writing Group will host a reading and signing to celebrate their new anthology of collected works, This One Has No Name ($15.00 SputenDuyvil), at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Sunday, December 4th at 3pm. Members of the group include: Alice Barlow, Joe Connolly, Jane Darby, Fee de Merell, Nancy Glover, Karen LaFleur, Dimitry Rimsky, Emelie Samuelson, Kristen Skedgell, Merima Trako, Davyne Verstandig, Robley Whitson, and Cherra Wyllie. Refreshments will be served.

The Palace Theatre Waterbury Manheim Steamroller by Chip Davis


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

Grammy Award-winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The group's holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard's Seasonal Charts every year. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller!

Goshen Farmers Holiday Market

12/04/2016 to 12/18/2016

71 North St. , Goshen, CT

Location: St Thomas of Villanova Church. Sundays. Dec 4, 2-5 pm, Dec 11 and Dec 18 from 1-4 pm. Our Markets feature produce and craft vendors, with unique & local gift items. The peak growing season may be over, but many root crops, vegetables/herbs, meat, honey, eggs & more can still be found from 1-4pm at St Thomas of Villanova Church. Craft & food vendors will provide you with all your holiday shopping needs. Stroll or Sit and enjoy the mouth-watering hot food, sweet treats, coffee, tea and hot chocolate available for shoppers to purchase Goshen Farmers Market is a Non-profit organization that helps support the local food pantry & PTO.

Newtown Historical Society Holiday Festival and House Tour


Main Street, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-8103.

11 a.m - 4 p.m. Four homes plus the Newtown Historical Society's Matthew Curtiss House Museum will be one of the open houses during this event.The Matthew Curtiss House Museum will be open from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. It is open free to the public and no ticket is necessary. After touring our museum with one of our guides or at your leisure, enjoy a cup of hot cider by the fire while listening to holiday music. At Edmund Town Hall there will be the Nutcracker Ballet, Festival of Trees, Holiday Tea and family activities, plus the polar express. **Polar Express to Whoville ticket sold day of event. Cost- $3.00/child