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Festival of Trees & Traditions

The Womens Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum presents the 38th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions from December 2, 2011 through December 11, 2011 (closed on Monday December 5, 2011). The Festival’s Program varies each day. For a day-to-day schedule of activities and performances go to http://www.thewadsworth.org/events/category/festival-of-trees-traditions/upcoming/. Stroll through the halls of the Wadsworth Atheneum and […]


Christmas in Collinsville

The Canton annual tree lighting ceremony is moving from the Canton Green to in front of the Canton Historical Museum. This will blend nicely with the Christmas in Collinsville celebration which starts at 6pm on Friday, December 9, 2011. Santa will arrive at 6:30pm, caroling starts at 6:45pm, and the tree lighting ceremoney will begin at 7:00pm. Christmas in Collinsville […]


3rd Annual Gallery of Trees

This is the third year the Canton Historical Museum has hosted the Gallery of Trees. This year, there are 56 decorated trees interspersed throughout two floors of the museum. The trees are beautifully decorated and donated by local businesses, social organizations, students and residents. Each tree participates in a “Tea Box” raffle (a Cup would […]


Simsbury Celebrates

‘Tis the season for celebration and Simsbury CT celebrated to the max at “Simsbury Celebrates” on Saturday, November 26, 2011. “Simsbury Celebrates” was a tremendous success. I have attended past “Simsbury Celebrates” events (known as “Opening Night” prior to 2002) and cannot remember a time where so many people turned out! The events were filled, […]



Winterfest 2011

With the Capitol a lit in the background, Winterfest 2011 (previously known as Festival of Lights) kicked off the holiday season on Friday, November 25, 2011 at Bushnell Park, Hartford CT. It was a beautiful evening to welcome in the holiday season. The weather was perfect. The skies clear. Truly a perfect night for a […]