"Milestones" Works of Thelma Appel, Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery, Wisdom House

10/04/2017 to 12/09/2017

229 East Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT 06795. Phone: 860-567-3163.

"Milestones"  Works by Thelma Appel

September 16-December 9, 2017

Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery at Wisdom House

Osborne Homestead Museum "Holiday at the Opera"

11/24/2017 to 12/17/2017

500 Hawthorne Avenue , Derby, CT Phone: (203) 734-2513.

Friday, November 24 - Sunday, December 17 Thursdays thru Sundays 10 AM - 4 PM, Holiday Twilight Tours Fridays - December 1, 8, and 15 ~ 4:00 to 7:00 PM, Holiday Market Friday December 1, 4 PM to 7 PM Saturday December 2, 9 AM to 12 PM We request groups of more than 8 people to call (203) 734-2513 to reserve a tour date and time. Many wonderful clubs contribute to the holiday festivities. The clubs are: Derby Garden Society, Garden Club of Orange, Long Hill Garden Club, Naugatuck Garden Club, Olde Ripton Garden Club of Shelton, Oxford Garden Club, Roxbury/Bridgewater Garden Club, Women Redefining Retirement from Milford, and Ye Olde Kellogg Garden Club. Since the clubs rotate rooms each year to a different theme, the decorations are always new and creative.

SOUTHWIND FARMS NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY TOUR

11/25/2017 to 12/03/2017

223 Morris Town Line Rd, Watertown, CT Phone: 860-274-9001. .

November 25 - 26 & December 2 -  3:NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY TOUR - Start your holiday shopping early. Buy unique alpaca yarns and products without the hassle of mall crowds. Hours: 10am-4pm

Torrington Christmas Village

12/01/2017 to 12/25/2017

150 Church St, Torrington, CT Phone: (860) 489-2274.

In 1948 Carl Bozenski, Torrington's Parks and Recreation Supervisor, invited Santa Claus to spend the three weeks before Christmas at Alvord Playground. Along for the trip from the North Pole came Santa's reindeer and his helpers. Since that time, Santa has returned here each year. He welcomes his guests while seated on an elaborate throne in his tinsel decorated parlor and gives each of the children a toy. Visit website for hours.

Downtown Ridgefield – Holiday Stroll

12/01/2017 to 12/02/2017

Main Street, Ridgefield, CT

Downtown Ridgefield's 18th Annual Holiday Stroll is Friday, December 1st, beginning at 6 p.m. and will continue all day on Saturday, December 2nd. There will be horse-drawn carriages, musical performances, children's shows, ice-sculpting, trunk shows, sales and much, much more!

The Silo Gingerbread House Making-Adults Only

12/01/2017

Upland Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

6-9 pm. The Silo presents Nancy Stuart teaching the traditional Gingerbread House Class! Already Standing Houses only! Your gingerbread house is already assembled and standing. All you do is decorate! $90 per house for each adult team. Maximum 2 people per team. ADULTS ONLY.

Mark Twain Library Art Show and Sale

12/01/2017 to 12/10/2017

439 REDDING ROAD, Redding, CT

Juried show featuring 80 local and regional artists. Open regular library hours. Opening Reception: Fri. Dec. 1 from 7 pm - 10 pm. Closing Reception: Sun. Dec. 10 from 10 am - 3:30 pm.  Monday & Thursday 10 to 8, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 to 5 Sunday 12 to 5.

Bellamy-Ferriday House -Christmas in Bethlehem

12/01/2017 to 12/02/2017

9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: (203) 266-7596.

Admission is free with a suggested $3 donation and/or a donation to the Bethlehem Food Bank. Fri., Dec. 1, 6 - 9 pm Sat., Dec. 2, 12 - 4 pm Sip hot cider, try your luck in our holiday raffle & participate in children's holiday programming. Kids of all ages can enjoy the Can You Find scavenger hunt. For full festival details, visit, www.christmastownfestival.com.

Merwinsville Hotel SECOND WEEKEND OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW

12/01/2017 to 12/03/2017

1 Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

10 am - 5 pm. See the Hotel magically transformed for the holidays with an amazing collection of nutcrackers, Worlds Fair miniatures, Santa Claus collections, and more! Baked goods for sale along with holiday crafts, jewelry, ornaments, and much much more. Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!

The Sherman Players - Murder Takes A Holiday

12/01/2017 to 12/23/2017

5 CT-39, Sherman, CT Phone: (860) 354-3622.

Harry Thompson and his sister, Diane, are sent to an isolated ski lodge in the mountains of New Hampshire on an undercover mission. They don't know that two guests have been weirdly murdered. When they encounter the remarkable Mrs. Bowman, a mountain climber with a dangerous secret, excitement and chills are on the menu. Twist after twist, thrill after thrill, the play will keep you guessing until the final moment. A fascinating stage puzzle Murder Takes a Holiday terminates in an avalanche of tense excitement and laughter for the whole family.