Captain Isaac Hull Portrait on View at David Humphreys House


37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT

11am - 2pm. This is a rare opportunity to view an 18th century portrait of Commodore Isaac Hull that is currently in a private collection. The portrait, painted between 1798 and 1804 depicts Captain Isaac Hull in full dress uniform at the age of about 25 or 27 years old. It was originally owned by Isaac Hull and since his death it has been in a private collection. Admission to the house is $5/adults, $3/seniors & students, FREE for children under 8.

Holiday Fair - St. Peter's Trinity Church - Thomaston


160 Main St., Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-5472.

On Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Candy, bakery, ornaments, wreaths, crafts, attic treasurers, lunch.

Holiday Fair - St. James Episcopal Church - Winsted


160 Main St., Winsted, CT Phone: 860-379-5657.

On Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, bake table, luncheon, door prizes.

Holiday Fair - United Church of Christ - Southbury


283 Main Street, Southbury, CT Phone: 203-264-8807.

On Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Toys, crafts, baked goods, sit down luncheon.

Christmas Bazaar - Mary Magdalen School - Oakville


140 Buckingham ST, Oakville, CT Phone: 860-274-6884 .

On Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Theme baskets, ornamnts, raffles, kids place.

Christmas Bazaar - United Congregatioal Church - Oakville


167 Buckingham St., Oakville, CT Phone: 203-721-5032.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors, handcrafted items, foods, raffles.

Christmas Bazaar at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church - Harwinton


78 Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-485-1588.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor tables, gifts, Grandma's Attic, lunch.



Westside Observatory and Planetarium, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-8672.

WCSU will host a 4:30 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call or visit the website.

BAND OF SISTERS, will be shown at the Bantam Cinema, Bantam


115 Bantam Lake Rd, Bantam, CT Phone: 860-567-3163.

There will be 2 showings: 10am-noon and 10:30am-12:30pm. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Tickets are $10 each and will be held at the box office at Bantam Cinema. A new documentary film about the journey of U.S.nuns over the 50 years since the Second Vatican Council reveals the evolution of the mission and lives of the kind of sisters you knew in schools and hospitals. They are continuing the justice ministry of the church today. Film director/producer, Mary Fishman will introduce the film before the show. To order tickets, visit and go to the date Nov. 17.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: How Can I See Porcupines in the Wild--Litchfield


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

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 WMCCenter  will hold a program at the Museum: How Can I see Porcupines in the Wild?  Dr. Uldis Roze is the world's foremost expert on all porcupine species.  Join this amazing man as he signs his new book:  Porcupines: The Animal Answer Guide.  Retire to the AB Ceder Room for a luncheon and lecture about world porcupines.  Members $20; Non-Members $30---Space is limited.