Danbury Museum Danbury Museum's Annual Holiday Shoppe & Artisan Craft Fair

11/25/2017 to 12/23/2017

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743-5200.

Shop local this holiday season! The Danbury Museum's annual Holiday Shoppe & Artisan Craft Fair will be open Monday through Saturday, from 10 am - 4 pm all through the holiday season. Stop in to find unique handcrafted items for everyone on your shopping list.

Sunset Meadow Vineyard Chocolate & Wine Pairing

12/01/2017 to 12/30/2017

599 Old Middle St, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-201-4654.

Come taste 5 award-winning estate wines paired to perfection with 5 specialty chocolates. Now offering 2 types of Pairings. SMV White wines paired with 5 specialty chocolates created specifically for this pairing and the original SMV Red Wine and chocolate pairing. Your choice! Reservations required for groups of 6 or more. Sun, Mon & Thurs: 11a-5pm, Fri & Sat: 11a-6pm.

Kent Library 2017 Holiday Boutique

12/01/2017 to 12/30/2017

32 North Main St, Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3761.

There are quality children's books, coffee table books, scarves, jewelry, quilted items, cards, glassware, ceramics, stocking stuffers, and knick-knacks suitable for giving this holiday season. All proceeds go to the Library's operating budget. The boutique will be open during regular Library hours, Monday – Friday 10-5:30 and Saturday 10-4.

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.

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.

Institute for American Indian Studies Winter Indian Arts and Crafts Market

12/02/2017 to 12/17/2017

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

10-4. Shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts from our local Native American crafters, jewelers, and artists at the Winter Indian Arts & Craft Market! Meet and buy directly from the artists while learning about contemporary Native American art and cultures. Stop by to purchase pottery, jewelry, rattles, artwork, flutes and more!

Lake Compounce - Dinner with Santa

12/02/2017 to 12/23/2017

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300.

Join us on December 2, 9,16,& 23 for a very special dinner with Santa! Enjoy dinner from 2:30-3:30pm, followed by a visit with Santa! After you're done with pictures, the entire night of Holiday Lights is yours to enjoy with family and friends until 9pm!
Buffet menu: will include lots of child and adult favorites! Adult: $29.99* Children Age 4 – 10: $23.99* Children 3 and under: FREE. Platinum and Diamond pass holder price: Adult: $18.99 Children Age 4-10: $15.99 Children 3 and under: FREE

Naugatuck Railroad Museum Northern Lights Limited & Santa Express

12/02/2017 to 12/23/2017

242 East Main St, Thomaston, CT Phone: 860-283-7245.

Northern Lights with Santa Runs: December 1,2,3,8,9,10,15,16,17,22 and 23. Santa Express Runs: December 2,3,9,10,16,17,23. Check website for times and tickets. Join us as we embark on a magical journey and celebrate the Christmas season. The Santa Express and Northern Lights Limited are by far our most popular trains of the year, running every weekend (Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays) from the day after Thanksgiving all the way up to the weekend before Christmas Eve. The Santa Express is the name of our earlier trains, where parents and kids alike are able to hop on board for the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus. As the trains travel through the cold winter wilderness, passengers will be able to visit with Santa and play with his Elves. Each child will also get a special gift from The Northern Lights Limited is the name for our evening trains, which are similar to our earlier Santa Express trains, but with some added touch. Leaving under the cover of nightfall, experience the magic as the lights inside and out of each car are lit, illuminating the entire train in a soft, cheerful glow. Upon departure, you will be taken directly to the North Pole, picking up Santa and Mrs. Claus for all to see. Once on board the train, Santa and Mrs. Claus will take turns visiting with all those on board as the train slowly chugs along through the night. While Santa is visiting the rest of all the good boys and girls on the train, his Elves will be keeping you busy playing and singing along to the music. Each child will get an extra special gift from Santa's toy bag.Santa's own toy bag.

Kent Art Association Elected Artist Show

12/02/2017 to 12/16/2017

21 South Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3989.

Thurs-Sun, 1-5pm. Awards Reception Saturday 12/2 2-4pm.

Oxford Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Museum Open Holiday House

12/03/2017 to 01/07/2018

60 Towner Lane, Oxford, CT

Postcard display and holiday cheer. Holiday open houses on December, 3, 10 and 17 and on January 7, 2018 from 2-4 p.m.