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Christ Church Quaker Farms will hold its annual Cookie Walk and Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 3, at the church, 470 Quaker Farms Rd., Oxford. This year’s theme is the Nutcracker. Visitors will be greeted by the Mouse King or Herr Drosselmeyer. Guests are invited to don gloves and select from thousands of delicious homemade cookies and candies. At 11 a.m. there will be a reading of the Nutcracker story for children of all ages. A Silver Tea is offered  for breakfast or lunch. A teacup raffle and a homemade quilt raffle benefit the Youth Group Mission Trip. Read moreCOOKIE WALK PLANNED

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BRIDGEWATER — Joan P. Ivler’s “Art in Pieces” will be on display at the Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South from Tuesday, December 6, through January 29, 2023. The artist said, “My collages are all inspired by original works of other artists. I try to replicate lithographs, oils or just print…

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The Old Woodbury Historical Society will present a reading of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 11 in the Hurd House Museum, located at 25 Hollow Rd., Woodbury.  Local actor and entertainer Douglas Schlicher will bring this beloved holiday story to life in what …

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BETHLEHEM — Chime In! Music With a Mission will ring in the season with its traditional Christmas Handbell Concert, “Christmas Bells and Apple Crisp,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 10, at First Church of Bethlehem, 21 Main St. South.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd., will offer the program, Happy Christmas at Home: Celebrating the Holiday, U.K. Style, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, on Zoom and streamed to the library’s Kingsley Room.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will offer storytimes for a variety of ages.

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WOODBURY — The Community Theater at Woodbury starts the Christmas holiday season with “One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall,” opening the Woodbury Christmas Festival on Friday, December 2, at the Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host the free program, Wildlife in Winter with Erin Josefson from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 10, meeting in the A. B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.

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NEWTOWN — Members of The Garden Club of Newtown will host their annual Holiday Greens Sale from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, December 3 at in The Great Room at the Newtown Congregational Church at 14 West St.

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Youth Services will host the 37th annual Santa’s Workshop and Toy Drive from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 8, at the Portuguese Club, 1966 Baldwin St.

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ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will welcome author Jonathan Darman as he presents his latest book “Becoming F.D.R.: The Personal Crisis that made a President” at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 10, at 23 South St.

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OXFORD — Holiday decorations will add a seasonal touch to the Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Museum from 2 to  4 p.m. Sunday, December 4 and 18, and January 2. The museum is located at 60 Towner Ln., off Route 67.

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“Chick Chat” is an acrylic by Adele Moros. The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown is offering a Small Works Art Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 3, in the lower level of The Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St., Newtown. Artist members of SCAN will feature small, origin…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host A Christmas Eve Stroll Up Apple Hill with Gerri Griswold at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 24, meeting at the Apple Hill Trailhead off East Shore Road.

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MIDDLEBURY — Brass City Ballet, a non-profit dance school and semi professional ballet company will present its 26th annual production of “The Nutcracker” at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, December 17, at and at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 18, at the Fine Arts Center Mainstage of Naugatuck Valley Community…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Nature’s Nursery from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, December 8, in the A.B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WOODBURY — Studio Hill Gallery will host its second annual Holiday Group Art Show, opening Friday, November 25 through Sunday, January 8, 2023. An opening reception to meet the artists will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday December 4  at 507 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — The Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden has an Open House and Holiday Shoppe from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 3, at 49 Hollow Rd.

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WOODBURY — Historian and author John Cilio will present the history and significance of the attack on Pearl Harbor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 1, in Woodbury Public Library 269 Main St. South.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host The Science and Indigenous Folklore of Santa and His Reindeer with Moki Kokoris at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 3, at 80 Whitehall Rd.

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The Woodbury United Methodist Church invites the public to enjoy Christmas ambiance and an à la carte lunch offering a choice of soup, quiche and dessert from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 3, at the church, 4 Church St., Woodbury. Those attending may stop by the crafting station to…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a Holiday Open House to Benefit F.I.S.H. of Northwestern Connecticut from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 3, in the museum at 80 Whitehall Rd.