The New Milford Historical Society & Museum will offer a variety of holiday events in the coming weeks.

For the first time, the museum will kick off its holiday boutique in the Boardman Store Gallery Nov. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Nov 17 to 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Numerous local artists and artisans will display and sell their works.

The event will complement the museum's Christmas Shop.

The Christmas Shop will be open Saturdays, Nov. 17 through Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Offerings will include Christmas decorations, gift items and handcrafted items by local artisans.

The fifth annual Evening of Wine and Song fundraiser party will take place Dec. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Bridge Fine Wines, Spirits & Beer will provide wines and, new this year, a selection of beers.

Other highlights will include holiday songs by Rare Occasion and a raffle.

Tickets are $30 in advance and are available at Bridge Fine Wines, Spirits & Beer in Veterans Plaza on Route 7 North, by calling the museum at 860-354-3069 or from any museum member or board member. Tickets are $35 at the door.

The museum will host an open house Dec. 2 from noon to 3 p.m.

For more information and registration for programs, call the 6 Aspetuck Ave. museum at 860-354-3069 or email