Get Out This Weekend: Carols, Cookies, Art

What to do in and around Bethel this week.

36 Main St, Newtown, Friday, 8 p.m.
Why Go: 
The Connecticut Choral Society, joined by the New York Boychoir, presents music for a joyous holiday season. The program includes both traditional and contemporary pieces, including John Rutter's Candlelight Carol, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols, and Wilberg's In the Bleak Midwinter. The audience has the opportunity to participate in singing traditional carols interspersed throughout the program.

, 95 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Why Go: Make sure to stop by St. Thomas' Episcopal Church on Greenwood Avenue Saturday to purchase cookies and fudge.
Pricing: All products cost $9 per pound

Bridge St & Railroad St, New Milford, Saturday, 10 a.m. 
Why Go: 
Handcrafted in Connecticut Craft Sale opens at the New Milford Railroad Station on November 26 & 27 and December 10 & 11 with hours from 10-5 on Saturdays and from 10-4 on Sundays. The show features fused glass, jewelry, pottery, cards, silk & woven scarves, hand-made soap and  more. A percentage of the sales are donated to New Milford Animal Welfare. Artists participating in the show include Linda Banks, glass artist; Cynthia Battista, jewelry artist, Celeste Battista, weaver, Kathy Kairawicz, pottery artist and painter and Maryann Meken-Silvestri, a fused glass artist.
Pricing: Free

20 Barn Hill Rd, Monroe, Saturday, 1 p.m.
Why Go:
Art show featuring local Connecticut artists including Newtown's Julia Provey. Handmade gifts will be for sale. 
Pricing: Free

 , 27 Hawleyville Rd, Newtown, Saturday, 7 p.m.
Why Go:
Open to public, free food and beverages. Free cigars for members. There will be a designated non-smoking area in the front of the store for non-smokers.
Pricing: Free


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