Updated 9:58 pm, Sunday, November 18, 2012
Following is a holiday calendar featuring exhibits, theater performances, festivals, fairs and other special events happening in the Greater New Milford area this holiday season. To see the general calendar, see Page S16.
To submit a holiday press release, calendar item or place of worship service or event, email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 860-350-6794 or mail it to Deborah Rose, The Spectrum, 45B Main St., New Milford, CT 06776. For more information, email Ms. Rose or call 860-355-7324.
Kent Singers holiday concert: Dec. 2, 3 p.m. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street.
"Jazzing Up the Classics" concert: Nov. 25, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of routes 7 and 341. With Sherman Chamber Ensemble.
Pancakes with Santa: Dec. 8, 8:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Kent Community Nursery School at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Bridge streets. $5/adult. $3/child 3-12. Free/child 2 and under.
Kent Singers holiday concert: Dec. 9, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street.
Holiday boutique: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 22. Library, Main Street.
Holiday boutique: Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society and museum's Boardman Store Gallery, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
Operation Christmas Child shoe box collection: Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m. Bible Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road (Route 7 North). For more information, call 860-354-0733.
"Handmade/Local" holiday show: Nov. 17-Jan. 6. Peter Lawrence Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). Hours: Fridays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, visit www.peterlawrencegallery.com.
Christmas shop open: Saturdays Nov. 17-Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
Community bereavement workshop for adults at holiday time: Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through Dec. 11. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and registration, call 860-354-2216.
Interfaith remembrance service and lighting of Hospice Tree of Life: Nov. 18. Service, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Tree lighting, to follow service. In front of Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St., next to church. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Local artisans show: Nov. 23-25 and Dec. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.
Festival of Lights/tree lighting: Nov. 24, 5:30 p.m. Village Green.
Christmas bazaar: Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Animal Welfare Society at railroad station, Railroad Street.
Evening of Wine and Song: Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. $30 in advance at Bridge Fine Wines, Spirits & Beer, the museum or from any museum board member. $35 at the door. For more information, call 860-354-3069.
Open house: Dec. 2, noon-3 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
Songs of the season concert with Nobody's Business: Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Pre-show gathering, 6:30 p.m. Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $35/adult. $10/child. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.
Delivery of Christmas presents by Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2 and Santa Claus: Dec. 15-16. For more information and registration, visit www.wwhc2.com.
Holiday vendor fair: Dec. 1, 9 a.m-2 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, Weller's Bridge Road.
Country Church Christmas Fair: Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, 12:30-4 p.m. twice as nice merchandise. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-1978.
Holiday festival: Dec. 1, 6;30-9 p.m. Roxbury Senior Center, 7 South St.
Christmas fair and market: Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center.
"Jazzing Up the Classics" concert: Nov. 24, 4 p.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road. With Sherman Chamber Ensemble.
The Old Store Museum & Gift Shop: Wednesdays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Open through holiday season. The Old Store, Sherman Center.
Silver Tea: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road.
Holiday bazaar at Holiday on the Hill: Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. Includes sale of crafts and goods, lighting of town tree, caroling and mailbox for letters to Santa.
Holiday sale: Nov. 17-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by American Crafts Group at Banks Art Studio, 55 Tinker Hill Road.
SingOut! Connecticut All Girls Glee Group concert: Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Reservations required by calling 860-868-7586.
Holiday exhibit: Nov. 23-Dec. 30. Reception, Dec. 1, 4-7 p. m. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.
"It's a Small, Small World: Dollhouses and Miniatrues" holiday exhibit: Opening reception, Nov. 25, 1-3 p.m. Runs through Jan. 20. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. Hours: Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-7756.