WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd., will host its annual Holiday Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 4 and 11, and on Sunday, December 5 and 12. The market will feature Native American-inspired artwork in Connecticut, including jewelry and artwork at a variety of price points. The market is free, open to the public, and pays tribute to indigenous people across the United States; visitors can also tour the museum. Read more
Tickets are available for Main Street Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” slated for 4 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at Pomperaug High School, 234 Judd Rd., Southbury. Guest artist Andres Neira will dance with Tate Dunbar (above) as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier and senior Sabrina Tevo…
WASHINGTON — The Salem Covenant Church Choir, under the direction of Susan Anthony-Klein, will present its annual Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the church, 96 Baldwin Hill Rd.
WATERTOWN — The Mystery Book Club virtual program hosted by Robin Osborn will meet at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Watertown Library at 470 Main St.
DANBURY — Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Music presents a Holiday Pops live concert from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in the university’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave. Ext.
WASHINGTON — The Washington Art Association and Gallery will present its annual 2021 Holiday Gift Show titled That Certain Shade of Christmas, to ask, “What does the color story of an inclusive Christmas look like?”
LITCHFIELD — The Women’s Forum of Litchfield will welcome the ensemble named earlybird at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, December 2, at St. Michael’s Parish, 25 South St.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host Jane O’Neail for an interactive presentation about Vincent Van Gogh from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, December 10, on Zoom and in person at the library, 100 Poverty Rd.
WOODBURY — The Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden are planning two holiday events. An Old-Fashioned Wassail is planned from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 3. The rain date is Friday, December 10. Traditional wassail is a beverage made from hot mulled cider and spices, drunk as an…
TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Claudia Rahm now through early December in the hospital’s main lobby hallway at 540 Litchfield St. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxiliary’s ong…
OXFORD — Care for the Caregivers Support Group Meeting will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 5, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center, 733 Oxford Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Gloria Cachion Gallery at the Southbury Public Library will feature 7 Artists, 7 Views: Exploring Fiber Art Styles through Wednesday, December 29, at 100 Poverty Rd.
DERBY — The Kellogg Environmental Center and Ansonia Nature Center will host Feeder Chats, a virtual program series about birds, at 9 a.m. Saturdays, November 27, December 11, January, 8, January 22, February 5, February 19, March 5 and March 19.
The Watertown Lions Club and the Watertown Fire Department, including Dep. Chief Jim Demarest (3rd from left) and Watertown Lions Club members including new Lion Mark Raimo, town manager, (5th from right in back) are shown after unloading hundreds of Christmas trees to be sold by the Lions a…
OAKVILLE – The Book Nook used bookstore will conduct a winter sale from Saturday, November 27 through Friday, December 31 on the lower level of the Oakville Library, 55 Davis St. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
MONROE-FAIRFIELD-TRUMBULL-EASTON-STRATFORD— The Mishkan Israel Day Camp plans to celebrate the Jewish festival of Chanukah with a series of public Menorah lightings starting at 6 p.m. from November 29 through December 5.
WATERBURY — Quilts that Care will meet from 4 to 7 p.m., Mondays, December 6, 13, 20 and 27 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, December 4, 11, 18 at Quilts that Care headquarters, 180 Scott Rd.
The seventh annual Breakfast With the Grinch will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, December 5, at Woodbury Middle School, 6 Washington Ave., Woodbury. Plans include a pancake breakfast, pictures with the Grinch, a special surprise from the Grinch, chances to win gift cards and painting…
MIDDLEBURY — The annual Menorah Lighting on the Middlebury Green will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, November 28, as the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins.
WATERTOWN — The First Congregational Church is offering a “Hope is on the Horizon” holiday concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 4 at 40 DeForest St.
The Crescent Gallery at 158 Main St. is hosting a Holiday Art Sale from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 21. Miniature art pieces, note cards and prints from the Ten-2-One artists will be available, as well as larger pieces to choose from. There will be more than one hundred pieces to choose …
SOUTHBURY — Femina Melodia has planned a concert for 7 p.m. Sunday, November 21, presented by B’nai Israel, 444 Main St. North, Southbury. The women’s a capella group, founded by Jan Gregory, was set to celebrate its 20th anniversary in May 2020. Ms. Gregory reports the singers are back vacc…
WATERTOWN — The Friends of the Watertown Library Christmas Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, December 9, at the Watertown Golf Club at 246 Guernseytown Rd.
SHERMAN — The Sherman Chamber Ensemble will host its annual “Jazzing It Up” concert, this year returning to live in-person performances in compliance with Covid guidelines.
WATERBURY — The Holy Cross Student Theatre will present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield, as its fall drama at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 19, and 2 p.m. Saturday, November 20.
HARWINTON — A Christmas cookie walk will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or until sold out, on Saturday, December 11, at the Harwinton Congregational Church, Upper Fellowship Hall, 1 Litchfield Rd.
WOODBURY — LoriAnn Witte, director of the Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden, will provide an inside look at the history of its nationally recognized garden and historical home at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department will offer weekly virtual storytimes for all ages at the library at 100 Poverty Rd.
Singer-songwriter Daryl Mosley will perform at 10 a.m. Sunday, November 14 at the Woodland Christian Church, 63 Ancient Hwy. Mr. Mosley has performed on the Grand Ole Opry and shows at the Bluebird Cafe. He’s written three Song of the Year award winners, recorded with dozens of artists and h…
The exhibit, Hills and Horizons, from the Ten-2-One artists, is on display from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the Crescent Gallery at 158 Main St. in Thomaston from now through January 6. The exhibit highlights the talents of this group of Connecticut painters. The work is for sale. Pu…
DERBY — The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer free one-on-one phone calls with specialists in its Low Dose CT Lung Cancer screening program on Wednesday, November 17.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program Nature’s Nursery in-person on the first Thursday of each month from October through December for an hour-long program designed for young nature lovers. The next program will take place on November 4 at 80 Whitehall Rd.
LITCHFIELD — A retreat for women in AA and Al-Anon, “Beginning Again – Everyday” will be given at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21. Shane Phelan, CMA will present the weekend program.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Foundation will host pianist Andrew Armstrong on Monday, November 21 for the 2021-2022 Chamber Concert Series at the First Congregational Church, 214 Main St. South.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department will offer the following programs for November 2021 for children and teens at 100 Poverty Rd.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library is hosting the exhibit, Three Friends, Three Visions, highlighting artists Mally DeSomma, Nadine Newell and Lorraine Skelskey-Chapin through Tuesday, November 30 at the library’s gallery, 269 Main St. South.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Nature Connection Workshop for Grownups with Andy Dobos from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 23 at the museum, 80 Whitehall Rd.
MIDDLEBURY — Westover School’s Theatre Department will present its fall term production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, November 12 and 13, in the school’s LBD Performing Arts Center.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host the program, “Bogged Down — The Fascinating Life of Tollund Man” with Ole Neilson, director of the Museum Silkeborg in Denmark at noon Saturday, November 20 via Zoom.
OXFORD — An in-person Caregiver’s Support Group monthly group meeting is scheduled from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center at 733 Oxford Rd.
The Gunn Memorial Library’s Stairwell Gallery will show a collection of acrylic pour paintings, such as “A Place that Calls Me,” by Gerry Sacks from noon to 2 p.m. through Saturday, January 22 at the library, 5 Wykeham Rd., Washington. The library is open on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays fr…