Fine Line Art Gallery Hosts Annual Fall Show: Festival in Color

11/13/2015 to 11/15/2015

319 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0110.

Fine Line Art Gallery Annual Fall show: Festival in Color will be held on November 13-15, 2015 from 10Am to 5PM.  Artists' reception will be held from 12-4 PM on November 14, 2015.  Admission is free.  Featuring award winning Connecticut artists. 

Burnham Libruary Program: Either Side of the Green Baize Door--Bridgewater


62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT 06752. Phone: 860-354-6937.

"Either Side of the Green Baize Door" with local historian Patricia Carr. The Friends of the Burnham Library invite the public to join us on Friday evening, November 13th beginning at 7:00 pm for a program on this endlessly fascinating subject. With the final episodes of our favorite Downton Abbey just months away what better time to learn more about how the great houses of England ran in times gone by, all the way from Tudor times to the present. The library is located at 62 Main Street South in Bridgewater, CT. Refreshments will be offered following this free event.

8th Annua Ladies Night Out to Benefit Easter Seals--Waterbury


22 Tompkins St., Waterbury, CT 06708. Phone: 203-754-5141.

On Friday, November 13, 2015 from 5:30PM to 10PM the 8th Annual Ladies Night Out to benefit the Easter Seals organization will take place at The Ponte Club in Waterbury.  $45 per person includes dinner.  Call for ticket information.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Bats in our Belfry


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

BATS IN OUR BELFRY (Natural History Series) – Fri. Nov. 13, 7 pm. Do bats strike fear into your heart? Whether your answer is nay or yea, come to learn about the important role bats play in our environment and how to safely get them out of your home. Jenny Dickson, a Connecticut D.E.E.P. biologist, will share her extensive knowledge and photographs. Meet the Nature Center's bat ambassador. This Natural History Series is dedicated to the memory of Noble S. Proctor, Ph.D., whose lifelong love of nature began during his childhood exploring the woodlands, streams and valleys of Ansonia. See the article in the Friends' Focus. FREE; please pre-register.

The Mind, the Body and Self-Compassion — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

11/13/2015 to 11/15/2015

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

We will explore the central topic of

self-compassion through guided

meditation, spiritual readings,

labyrinth walks, meditative

movement, journal writing, and

conversation. The weekend will focus

on the wisdom of the body, heart, and

mind in forging a connection to our

essential goodness.

Presenter: Judith Ehrman-Shapiro

Fees: $170 commuter; $270 private room with private bath;

$240 private room with hall bath; $215 shared room with private bath;

$200 shared room with hall bath. Non-refundable deposit $50.

Christmas Fair--Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church


93 River Road, Pleasant Valley, CT 06063. Phone: 860-379-2157.

On Saturday, November 14, 2015 the Pleasant Valle United Methodist Church will host their Christmas Fair from 9AM to 2:30PM.  Crafts, knit items, attic treasures, bake sale, luncheon. 

A Grinch Christmas Holiday Fair at First Congregational Church--Watertown


40 DeForest Street, Watertown, CT 06795.

First Congregational Church holds A Grinch Christmas Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9:30AM to 3PM.  Baked Goods, Knitwear, Christmas Decorations, gift baskets, handcrafted items, fudge and much more.

Christmas Bazaar--Old Lady of Perpetual Help Women's Guild--Washington, CT


Route 47, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2522.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women's Guild's Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9AM to 1PM in the church hall on Route 47.  The event will feature fine tableware, silver, crystal, linens, baked goods, preserves, an accessories boutique and a silent auction. 

Norfolk Curling Club Hosts Wine Tasting


70 Golf Drive, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-922-2057.

On Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 4 to 7PM at the club's new facility a Wine Tasting Event will be held.  The "Wine on Ice" is a public fundraiser for the club which was rebuilt a few years ago.  A diverse selection of reds, whites and roses with a range of prices will be available for purchase.  Come and enjoy the new facility and learn more about Curling. 

Hopkins Vineyard Hosts Fire Cider Cold and Flu Remedy Workshop--New Preston


25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-7954.

Fire Cider Cold and Flu Remedy Workshop--Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 6PM. This tonic is revered by herbalists for its ability to help prevent cold and flu symptoms and/or shorten their duration if they occur. It's an apple cider vinegar infusion that contains powerful immune-boosting, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, decongestant and (optional) spicy circulatory movers. You will sample a variety of Fire Cider recipes, and create your own warming, energizing concoction in a 16-oz. mason jar. Cost for historical and medicinal overview plus workshop is $10 per person.