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Local Artisan Vendor Fair at Holdridge Ledyard

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come browse locally made crafts and other products at Local Artisan Vendor Fair at Holdridge in Ledyard, Connecticut on November 3 from 9 to 3. The event will be held Rain or Shine in the Greenhouse. Check their Facebook event page for updates on vendors who will be in attendance

Annual Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair at Waterford High School

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The annual Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair to support the Waterford High School Class of 2019. Come down and shop early for all your holiday needs. Crafts and Face Painting for the kids. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at concession stand. Please contact Erica Baumgartner for further information ebaumgartner@waterfordschools.org

Craft and Vendor Fair at East Lyme High School

Craft and Vendor Holiday Fair at East Lyme High School

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair at East Lyme High School will be held on November 4th. Carelot Children's Center PTO is celebrating 20 years of enhancing the quality childcare and learning to our community provided by Carelot Children’s Centers. This event hosts over 60 area vendors with shopping items for everyone! We are proud to support our very own Ronald Vlaun Scholarship Fund offering education support to those going into the Early Childhood or Education Field. Crafters, Lunch, Children's…

Holiday Mixology Class at Hartford Flavor Company

Holiday Mixology Class at Hartford Flavor Company

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to make, shake and mix up craft cocktails for the holiday season and beyond during the Holiday Mixology Class at Hartford Flavor Company on November 7th starting at 6:00 pm. "Students" will learn the basics for at home mixology sure to impress friends & family. Tickets are $40 / per person at the door. Pizza will be served!

Santa's Arrival & Holiday Kick Off Event at Bass Pro Shops Bridgeport

Santa’s Arrival & Holiday Kick Off Event at Bass Pro Shops Bridgeport

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bass Pro Shops in Bridgeport, Connecticut is holding a Santa's Arrival and Holiday Kick Off Event Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 5 PM to 8 PM. Come early for Free hot chocolate and cookies while kids wait for Santa outside. Enter for the chance to win a $25 Bass Pro Shops gift card during the event. Schedule of Events Santa’s Wonderland will be open inside 6:00-8:00pm The ribbon cutting is at 6:00pm. Free Craft: Decorate a stocking from 5:00 to 8:00pm…

High Hopes Holiday Market (Old Lyme)

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

High Hopes can't wait to show you all that High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Inc. has to offer to you and your family at the High Hopes Holiday Market on November 11th in Old Lyme, Connectivut. High Hopes Holiday Market is known across the region for it;'s beautiful location on 120 pastoral acres. On November 11th High Hopes expects to have over 3,000 visitors, 60+ quality artisan vendors and great food trucks for every taste. Entry is FREE with a non-perishable…

The Franciscan Christmas Fair Meriden

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Franciscan Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m in Meriden, Connecticut. The Fair benefits the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Join us for a joy-filled day of Christmas spirit. Living Crèche, Santa Claus, Franciscan Pottery, Homemade Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Breads, Rolls, Cookies, Crafts, “Almost New” Items, Children’s Activities, Fresh Cut Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Raffles and Refreshments Open to the Public –No Entrance Fee Visit www.flcenter.org for more information.

Holiday Market

Holiday Market at Colchester Farmers Market

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Colchester Farmers' Market for a special edition Holiday Market on November 17th from 10 am to 2 pm. Get a jump on holiday shopping and pick up fresh local food for your Thanksgiving day feast. Join us for a special edition market featured local produce, holiday decor, gifts and more.

Annual Craft & Vendor Show at Ocean Beach

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The aAnnual Craft & Vendor Show at Ocean Beach will be held on November 18th from 10 am to 3 pm. The show benefits the New London Community Meal Center and is courtesy of Lady Boss Productions. Come shop over 50 vendors for unique gifts and handmade items. Admission is free! We only ask that you bring a canned food item(s) to help us stuff a bus for the New London Community Meal Center. There will be one grand prize raffled…

Crafted Hartford 2018 with the Hartford Flavor Company

Crafted Hartford 2018 with the Hartford Flavor Company

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand, comes CRAFTED 2018 is coming to Hartford on November 18! Come support and celebrate Hartford's local craft talent in art, food and spirits! Meet local business owners, join in craft classes and shop amazing local artisans! Crafted will span between Hartford Flavor Company and Real Art Ways and MakeHartford maker's space at 30 & 56 Arbor Street, Hartford. This a free event! Bring your friends & family for a fun day out in Parkville and get…

A Magical Christmas Eve at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

November 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum kicks off the Holiday Season the day after Thanksgiving with a new exhibition entitled, A Magical Christmas Eve at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, which will open at noon on Friday, November 23, 2018, at 295 West Avenue and run though January 6, 2019. During Queen Victoria’s reign, Prince Albert introduced the Christmas tree in England, a tradition that became very popular in the U.S. in the 1850s. For the past 30 years, visitors from all across…

Connecticut Trolley Museum Winterfest

November 23 - December 30

The Connecticut Trolley Museum presents Winterfest 2018 and “The Tunnel of Lights” beginning Friday, November 23rd. Winterfest will run from 5PM until 9PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec 23rd. Santa will be onsite until he heads back to the North Pole after closing on Dec. 23rd. The event will also be held Dec. 28th -30th from 5PM-9PM for School Vacation Break. Join hundreds of others and start a family tradition of coming for a trolley ride during the…

Railroad Museum of New England Northern Lights Limited

November 23 - December 23

The Northern Lights Limited departs under the cover of nightfall in train cars illuminated in a soft, cheerful glow. After departing our Thomaston station, the next stop is the North Pole! After a stop to pick up Mr. & Mrs. Claus, children will meet and choose a gift from their toy bags. Both our Santa Express and Northern Lights Limited offer a very special 1st class service. With the purchase of 1st class tickets, you will get a top-notch experience.…

The Shops at Yale 2018 Holiday Events Schedule

The Shops at Yale 2018 Holiday Events Schedule

November 23 - December 23

Celebrate your holiday season in historic downtown New Haven at The Shops at Yale. All events are free and open to the public. FREE 4-Hour Parking FOUR $250 Gift Card Giveaways Ice Carving Competition & Outdoor A Cappella Concert Ice Carving Demonstrations Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides Story Time with Santa Yuletide Carolers DIY Crafts for All Ages at Hulls and The Yale Bookstore, and More! Free 4-hour parking with same day purchase of $30 or more from retailers at…

A Charlie Brown Christmas at the Shubert Theater (New Haven)

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

Everyone's favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage at the Shubert in New Haven, Connecticut. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE is a present the whole family can enjoy! The beloved Emmy Award-winning television special has been charming viewers since it…

Winter Wonderland Festival Milford

Winter Wonderland Festival Milford

November 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Annual Winter Wonderland is an outdoor festival taking place during Milford's Annual Tree Lighting on Friday, November 23rd at The Milford Bank’s Main Office (located on the Downtown Milford Green) from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. The event will feature various winter-themed activities for children and adults of all ages. Attendees will be treated to costumed characters for a meet & greet and photos, a train ride, games, prizes, carolers, crafts and more! FOOD TRUCKS WANTED If you would like to…

Holiday Wreath Making (Bethlehem)

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

Make a gorgeous holiday wreath for your home using greens, pine cones, dried flowers & natural materials. Back by popular demand, George & Carol McCleary, site horticulturists, will lead the workshops. Bring your own clippers. Space is limited. Register at 203-266-7596 or bellamy.ferriday@ctlandmarks.org

Santa's Arrival in Fairfield

Santa’s Arrival in Fairfield

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Help us welcome Santa to Fairfield on Saturday, November 24th. This annual, much anticipated community event on Sherman Green. It is the kick-off to the Holiday Season, and it is also “Small Business Saturday”. About 3,000 parents and children attend, as kids rush up the Gazebo steps to sit on Santa’s lap and have their picture taken, while whispering their special toy wishes into Santa’s ear. Elves give the children a holiday stuffed animal, along with some yummy cookies. And…

Holiday Market

West Hartford Holiday Market

November 24 @ 10:30 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:30am

The West Hartford Holiday Market will be held in the Town Hall Auditorium at 50 South Main Street, footsteps from Blue Back Square and in the heart of West Hartford Center, a regional destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. The dates are Saturday, November 24 and December 1, from 10:30am - 5:00pm. This event will feature vendors who specialize in hand-crafted jewelry, clothing, soaps, pottery, accessories, textiles, original artwork, specialty foods and more. This is the perfect place to get…

Velvet Mills Holiday Stroll

The Velvet Mill Holiday Stroll Stonington

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2018 Velvet Mill Holiday Stroll and 130 Year Anniversary Event on Saturday November 24th from 3pm-9pm at the Historic American Velvet Mill in Stonington. Dozens of Vendors, Food, Drink, Kids Activities, Festive Entertainment and so much more! The American Velvet Mill was built in 1888 by The Town of Stonington, Connecticut as a way to attract business to the Borough! 130 years later, The Mill is home to Small Business and Artist Studios! Vendors interested please go to www.americanvelvetmill.com/association…


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