Stew Leonard’s annual Christmas tree lighting festivities take place in Danbury on Thursday, Dec. 4

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Stew Leonard’s Danbury store is kicking off the 2014 holiday season with its 20th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration, taking place on Thursday, Dec. 4. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with the Long Hill Fire Department Trucks on display. The Huckleberry Hill Elementary school choir will sing Christmas carols while Santa’s elves are on […] [Read More]
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Local photographer, Elisabeth J. Levy, showing her works in Bethel, Danbury and Newtown

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A photography show by Elisabeth J. Levy will be on exhibit Dec. 1-31 at Bethel Public Library. An opening reception will be held Monday, Dec. 15, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The library is at 189 Greenwood Ave in Bethel. Levy, who lives in Bethel, will exhibit her photos in Danbury, too. Her works […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Choral Society will perform ‘Songs of the Season’ at Bethel Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 13

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The Bethel Public Library will present a free concert of holiday music, “Songs of the Season,” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. at the library. The Chamber Singers of the Connecticut Choral Society will perform old favorites as well as newer works. The Connecticut Choral Society is an ensemble of auditioned singers who have […] [Read More]
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Stroll through Greenwich’s version of the North Pole

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It’s billed as something closer to a saunter, but participants are likely going to have to hustle to hit all the activities planned as part of the Holiday Stroll in downtown Greenwich on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. More than 100 Greenwich merchants will be participating along Greenwich Avenue and surrounding streets. One […] [Read More]
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Celtic musicians to gather, celebrate the solstice in Fairfield

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Looking for a holiday celebration steeped a bit in Irish tradition? The Irish Arts Center’s production of “An Irish Christmas: A Musical Solstice Celebration” at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield on Saturday, Dec. 13, may fit the bill. This is the first time the concert is being presented in Connecticut, according […] [Read More]
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Take a trip to ‘St. Louis,’ thanks to Curtain Call theater

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Pictured, in Stamford-Conn.-based Curtain Call’s production of “Meet Me in St. Louis” three parent and child combinations appear together, including, from top, father and son, Bill and Levi Squier (at top of stairs) who are playing father and son on stage. Also appearing are mother and daughter Robie and Poppy Livingstone, and father and daughter […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook-based band, Whiskey & Rye Productions, will perform in the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun on Tuesday, Dec. 2

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A band based in Sandy Hook, Whiskey & Rye Productions, will perform in Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 p.m. Whiskey & Rye Productions LLC is a theatrical production company, specializing in live country music and related dance/crowd participation. The group also does entertainment for corporate galas, country music nightclubs, and outdoor festivals. […] [Read More]
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Idina Menzel’s newly announced world tour includes a July 11 stop at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut

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It’s been a good year for singer Idina Menzel. She performed the smash hit “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” at the 86th annual Academy Awards, returned to Broadway in the musical “If/Then,” and recently released her beautiful Christmas album, “Holiday Wishes.” But Menzel, who grew up on Long Island, N.Y., isn’t sitting on her laurels. Today […] [Read More]
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