TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Claudia Lefcheck now through early February in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield St.

ROXBURY — The state has seen a surge of wildly popular farm-based craft breweries crop up in recent years, thanks in part to the Connecticut Farm Brewery Bill which was signed into law in 2017.

SHARON — Steeples of Litchfield County, a new exhibition of sketches by Steven M. Goldberg, FAIA, at the Sharon Historical Society and Museum will open Saturday, Jan. 25 and remain on view through Saturday, April 25. This unique exhibition explores the beauty and variations of historical ecc…

NEW PRESTON — Join the Loft Gallery as it hosts works by Newtown watercolorist, Grace Scharr McEnaney. The Loft Gallery will highlight a wide range of her work, mixing traditional detailed images from her travels both near and far, with more vivid, imaginative abstract pieces, as the two sty…

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FALLS VILLAGE — The David M. Hunt Library, 63 Main Street, in Falls Village, will host a reception with refreshments on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m., for “A Walk Through Time,” an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Rena Fine Art. The exhibition will be on display from January 14 t…

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ROXBURY — Roxbury artist and teacher Peter Frisbie will present his beautiful, imaginative watercolor paintings in “The Artist’s Dance,” an exhibit at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, Roxbury, beginning with an opening reception for the public on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m…

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KENT — The Kent Memorial Library is pleased to announce a sculptor talk by Peter Woytuk on Saturday, Jan. 18 immediately following the KLA Annual Meeting at 2 p.m. at the Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent. (snow date for annual meeting and sculptor talk is Saturday, Jan. 25.)

Recently, I attended the 11th Annual Latke Festival at the Brooklyn Museum. It was on the itinerary of the first New York City Culinary tour I led. Many of you know I have hosted “Worth Tasting,” the culinary walking tour of downtown New Haven for over a decade. Many on the New Haven tour as…

WOODBURY — Fine art photographer Judith Secco will show her photographs at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main Street S, Woodbury from Jan. 3 to 30. A reception for the artist is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m.

FALLS VILLAGE — On Saturday, Jan. 4, Twelve Moons Coffee House welcomes Kala Farnham. Armed with a voice, an entourage of instruments, and faith in the power of story, New England songstress Kala Farnham set out into the world with one vision: To inspire and heal through the transformative p…

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KENT — Ring in the New Year with Sherman Chamber Ensemble “Best of Baroque” concerts Jan. 4 in Pawling and Jan. 5 in Kent. The Ensemble’s “Best of Baroque” concerts have been praised as “stunning performances ... inspiring and uplifting” — the perfect way to ring in the New Year.

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LAKEVILLE — In celebration of its 15th year, the national award-winning music organization Crescendo offers a Spanish Baroque comic opera — an art form hailed by the New Yorker as a “treasure” that is rarely experienced even in music centers such as New York and Boston.

TORRINGTON — The Warner Theatre will welcome MOMIX to the Main Stage on Jan. 18-19, when they present the MOMIX 40th anniversary season, sponsored by Thomaston Savings Bank.

In New England, the North Woods can be found from Vermont to Maine. But for Rob McWilliams, more than any other place, they have come to mean New Hampshire’s White Mountains, where to woods are added high and rugged peaks.

TORRINGTON — The Torrington Symphony Orchestra, with chorus, will present “A Holiday Tribute,” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 21. The concert will be held in the Warner’s Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, sponsored by People’s United Bank.

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KENT — Complete with marzipan snowmen, candy cane fences and gum drop shrubbery, gingerbread houses once again grace the shops and businesses of Kent in the 9th annual Gingerbread Festival that runs through the month of December.

Several months ago, the shop hosted a yarn tasting, featuring several new yarns for the fall/winter season. Rather than have the participants knit up the obligatory swatches, it was decided that it would be more fun and purposeful to have everyone leave with an actual finished project.

OAKVILLE — The Phoenix Stage Company is presenting two holiday shows this year. First up is “The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical,” running from Nov. 30-Dec. 15, followed by “Neverland Christmas” with shows on Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14.

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TORRINGTON — Torrington’s holiday celebrations include special performances and shows at the city’s Warner Theatre on Main Street. Tickets are available and advance purchase is recommended. To purchase tickets, call the Warner Box Office at 860-489-7180 or visit warnertheatre.org.

WATERBURY — The 80-member Waterbury Chorale, in its 53rd concert season will present two Christmas concerts in early December, conducted by Joseph J. Jacovino, Jr. and accompanied by the Waterbury Choral Festival Orchestra.

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NEWTOWN — The Flagpole Radio Café returns on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Edmond Town Hall, in Newtown, featuring guest artist Lucy Kaplansky. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.flagpoleproductions.org. All tickets are $35. For more information, contact Martin Blanco at info@flagpoleproductions.org .

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KENT — Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2 pm at the Kent Art Association Gallery, Marge Smith, former Director and now curator for the Kent Historical Society will discuss the life and art of George Laurence Nelson, one of the nine founders of the Kent Art Association. Smith has been associated with the…

BANTAM — You do not need to travel to London to see The National Theatre’s world-class productions. We are thrilled to announce that Bantam Cinema's first National Theatre Live production will be “All About Eve.” The play is adapted from the acclaimed 1950 film that starred Betty Davis and A…

TORRINGTON — The soothing, rhythmic hum of sewing machines fills the air in a brightly lit, spacious room of the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory. Towering wooden shelves hold large plastic bins of fabric, smaller bins of buttons, snaps, hooks & eyes, scissors, measuring tape and much more. He…

TORRINGTON — For creatives with busy lifestyles, finding the inspiration to practice their art for the pure fun of it can be challenging. Elaine Lefebvre, Torrington resident, artist and illustrator who works as an art teacher at Avon Middle School, recently participated in a drawing challen…