Brookfield Craft Center Annual Holiday Sale

11/11/2017 to 12/31/2017

Route 25 at 202, Brookfield, CT Phone: 203-775-4526.

Brookfield Craft Center's 42nd Annual Holiday Sale features an extraordinary collection of contemporary American craft for the holidays: handmade works by more than 150 selected artists in jewelry, wearable fiber, ceramics, toys, glass, wood, paper and steel. All purchases benefit the Craft Center's education programs, and provide support for independent artists. Come to the Opening Reception Friday November 10 from 5-8pm. Meet the Artists Shop Tax Free!! Tuesday - Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 11-5pm, Sunday 12-4-pm.

Memorial Military Museum Dances of World War I.


98 Summer Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860.583.6309.

Join us on Veterans Day for "Dances of World War I." Marc Casslar and Martha Griffin of the Vintage Dance Society of CT will be performing dances at the time of the First World War at the Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street, Bristol on Saturday November 11, Veterans Day, at 2pm. This special event is co-sponsored by the Bristol Historical Society and the Memorial Military Museum. Event is $5.00 for Adults and FREE for Children. Admission includes entrance into the Memorial Military Museum. Refreshments will be served.

Hurd House 8th Annual Tavern Night


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

6 - 10 p.m. Costumed docents will welcome guests to the 17th century tavern, offer beer, cider and colonial foods by the warm open hearth, play parlor games, and share in enjoying music. Donation of $15 per person. Adults 21 and over only. Reservations required.

Harwinton Our Lady of Hope Parish "Christmas Bazaar"


78 Litchfield Rd, Harwinton, CT

9:00 a.m. -- 2:00 p.m at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Social Center. Crafts and holiday goodies.



20 Greenwoods Rd. W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. This is a show you definitely don't want to miss - the guitar hero's hero. In addition to his solo career, Doyle has recorded and toured with Eric Clapton, BB King, Elton John, Greg Allman, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Roger Waters, Cheryl Crow, Arc Angels, T-Bone Burnett, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Gary Clark, Jr., Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Billy Preston, Erykah Badu, Questlove, Meshell Ndegeocello,......nuff said, right? Grab your tickets now, this super intimate show will sell out FAST! Doyle Bramhall II stands as one of the most distinctive vocalist, guitarist, composer and producer in contemporary music. Eric Clapton, with whom Bramhall has collaborated for more than a decade, cites the guitarist as one of the most gifted players he has ever encountered.

White Memorial Conservation Center Museum Owl Prowl with Larry Fischer


80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT

WMCC is thrilled to partner with our friends at Litchfield Hills Audubon Society for this terrific program! Newtown resident Larry Fischer is a federally licensed raptor bander who has been banding hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles for more than 30 years, working independently as well as with the CT DEEP and the U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Tag along with Larry as we seek out the haunts of Barred, Great Horned, Screech, and Saw-whet Owls! We'll begin in the A. B. Ceder Room with a brief introduction to the species you might be hearing tonight and meet our own barred Owl, Shakespeare! You'll no doubt leave this evening completely enlightened! 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Meet at the A. B. Ceder Room. This program is limited to 30 EXTREMELY QUIET participants ages twelve and up. Pre-register by calling 860-567-0857 or register online

New England Carousel Museum - Chaparrals LIVE


95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

7-11 pm. The Chaparrals perform live at the New England Carousel Museum. The music and dancing are open to the public! Cover is $12 per person. Reserve a seat and come to listen with friends and loved ones or come and make some fun new friends! Our beautiful large wooden dance floor will bring you to tap your toes or give a twirl. Join us for some fun!

Mattatuck Museum Celebrate the Taste of Waterbury with Chef Dean and Artist Linda Marino


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

5-9:30 pm. This exciting unprecedented event combines a cooking lesson, an art class, and fine dining-fused into an unforgettable and outrageously fun evening! Teams will create "Button shaped "pasta as a homage to Waterbury's button industry, as Chef Dean Marino stirs up a three-course meal. Starters include a Harvest Salad with goat cheese, pomegranate and glazed walnuts over spinach greens, Chicken with roasted autumn vegetables, Cheesy pumpkin Alfredo sauce over the freshly cooked "button pasta". The meal's grand finale is Chef Dean's own Tiramisu. After dinner, local artist Linda Marino will instruct a step by step "how to paint" workshop! No experience needed. Join us for an evening of blending the Old-World traditions with the New Visions and Tastes of Waterbury, in a hands -on workshop combined with the ultimate food experience. $100.

Ansonia Nature Center BACK TO BASICS: Soap Making


10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

1 pm. This two-hour class will provide the basic skills you'll need to make wonderful soaps! Attendees will learn basic safety and traditional techniques required for this time-honored craft which makes great gifts—or soaps to keep for your own use. Soap samples and recipes will be provided. Bring a small container for your take-home samples. Instructor: Dawn Sotir. FEE: $10 per person. Please call to register.

Torrington Historical Society WWI Program


192 Main St, Torrington, CT

6:30 pm. This presentation will focus on the U.S. after it entered the war in 1917.