White Memorial Conservation Center Crafts Workshop-Litchfield

12/08/2015 to 12/09/2015

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

Craft Workshops for kids at White Memorial Conservation Center--Make that perfect holiday gift for your friends or decorate one for your house.  Grades 4-6: Tuesday, December 8th and Grands K-3 Wednesday, December 9, 2015.  Time:  3:45 to 5:15PM.  Advance registration is required.  Members $10/child, Non-Members: $12/child.  Parents are welcome to stay. 

Christmas Luncheon-Holiday Boutique-Keeler Tavern

12/08/2015 to 12/12/2015

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5385.

Come enjoy the annual Christmas Luncheon/Holiday Boutique.  Festive luncheon in the Garden House. Two seatings: 11:30AM and 1:00 PM. Call the musuem 203-438-5485 Mon. thru Fri. 9AM to 3PM. Holiday Boutique open every day 10:30AM to 3:30PM.

Litchfield Historical Society Hosts Holidays Through History Craft Party

12/09/2015

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 3:30PM to 5PM the Litchfield History Museum will hosts Holidays Through History Craft Party.  For all ages.  Suggested $2 donation.,  Come learn about holiday traditions through the ages and make historical decorations for your family's celebration.

TheatreWorks Pesents Bell, Book & Candle--New Milford

12/10/2015 to 01/09/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-350-6863.

TheatreWorks presents Bell, Book & Candle through January 9, 2016.  It is a delightful romantic comedy filed with enough magic to make the holiday season shine.  Check the website for ticket information.

Gunn Memorial Library Hosts The Road to Paris and Beyond--Washington

12/10/2015

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

The Road to Paris and Beyond--Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 6:00pm in the Wykeham Room. Keynote speaker, Dr. George Garland, who will be introduced by Joseph Baxer, President of the United Nations Association of CT, explores the critical environmental issues vital to the sustainable future of the planet. As leaders gather in Paris from around the world in a "climate summit," agreements made will depend on their understanding, support and implementation globally and specifically within each country and region. Following Dr. Garland's lecture, Carlos Canal, President of Washington Environmental Council, will speak about WEC's activities. Students from Shepaug Valley School will explain models they have created to illustrate the effect of climate change on the environment.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: The Road to Paris and Beyond--Washington, CT

12/10/2015

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

United Nations Association of Connecticut presents...The Road to Paris and Beyond--Thursday, December 10, 6:00pm
in the Wykeham Room. Keynote speaker, Dr. George Garland, who will be introduced by Joseph Baxer, President of the United Nations Association of CT, explores the critical environmental issues vital to the sustainable future of the planet. As leaders gather in Paris from around the world in a "climate summit," agreements made will depend on their understanding, support and implementation globally and specifically within each country and region. Following Dr. Garland's lecture, Carlos Canal, President of Washington Environmental Council, will speak about WEC's activities. Students from Shepaug Valley School will explain models they have created to illustrate the effect of climate change on the environment.

Warner Theatre Presents Sister's Christmas Catechism--Torrington

12/10/2015 to 12/13/2015

68 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Coming to the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre December 10-13, 2015, Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold is making its way to Torrington, Connecticut! It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages - whatever happened to the Magi's gold? ("We know that Mary used the frankincense and myrrh as a sort of potpourri - they were in a barn after all.") Retelling the story of the nativity, as only Sister can, this hilarious holiday production is bound to become a yearly classic. Employing her own scientific tools, assisted by a local choir as well as a gaggle of audience members, Sister creates a living nativity unlike any you've ever seen. With gifts galore and bundles of laughs, Sister's Christmas Catechism is sure to brighten your holiday season. Performances are Thursday, December 10 at 2:00 & 7:30 pm; Friday, December 11 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 12 at 2:00 & 7:30 pm and Sunday, December 13 at 3 pm. Tickets are $35.

Gunn Museum at Holiday in the Depot

12/11/2015

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860.868.7756 .

Join the Gunn Historical Museum from 6:00-8:30pm this Friday, December 11 and celebrate the holiday season at Washington's annual "Holiday in the Depot"! Our festive presence of Christmas trees, old time toys, homemade plumb pudding and Christmas punch will be located in the shop across from Marty's Café. Think of us also for gift giving as we will be selling a museum imprinted mug, Christmas cards made from winter-themed antique black and white photos from the Gunn Museum's collection and also a 2016 Gunn Historical Museum calendar with 12 lovely old Museum photos of Washington, Washington Depot and New Preston. After Holiday in the Depot, these items will continue to be for sale at the Museum.

Amahl and the Night Visitors Opera Annual Production at WCSU--Danbury

12/11/2015 to 12/12/2015

181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-837-8486.

'Amahl and the Night Visitors' renews holiday tradition at WCSU Opera to stage 21st annual production of Menotti classic Dec. 11 & 12, 2015. The Western Connecticut State University Opera will present the holiday classic "Amahl and the Night Visitors" in two performances at the university at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, and at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. This year's presentation will mark the 21st annual WCSU Opera production of the English-language opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, originally commissioned for broadcast on the NBC television network in December 1951. Both performances of the one-act opera will be in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Revisits Century Old Murder

12/11/2015

100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT

Former First Selectman of Barkhamsted,Michael Fox will present his newly published booklet concerning the 1914 murder  of store owner, Hubert Case in Barkhamsted Hollow ,on Friday Dec. 11th @ 7pm @ the Squire’s Tavern.