Christmas in Connecticut: A Ridgefield home gets decked for the holidays

For many people, holiday decorating may involve a wreath on the front door, electric candles in the windows, a tree or two, some garland wrapped on a staircase or draped across a fireplace mantel above stockings hung with care, a nativity and a few special family mementos. For others, however, holiday decorating is a passion, … Read more

Festive Home brings sparkle to the holiday season

Ridgefield Guild of Artists (RGOA) presents its 14th annual Festive Home holiday showcase, running now through Sunday, Dec. 23. The white-walled galleries of the antique barn, located at 34 Halpin Lane in Ridgefield, have been transformed into a magical marketplace for the event. This year’s theme is “All That Glitters!” Stepping through the doors, visitors … Read more

Ridgefield Guild of Artists holds 13th annual Festive Home

The holiday season is here, and the Ridgefield Guild of Artists gets into the spirit with its 13th annual Festive Home fund-raiser. Running now through Saturday, Dec. 23, this year the gallery-turned-holiday showcase brings “Holiday Blues” to area shoppers. The guild is brimming with shades of blue and metallics, giving this year’s event a magical … Read more

An Emersonian holiday: Decorating with nature

“Nature cannot be surprised in undress. Beauty breaks in everywhere.”                                                                                Ralph Waldo Emerson Decorating for the holidays does not have to mean a visit to a store, mall, shopping center, or If you’re looking for beautiful decorations that transcend the common and artificial, then take a walk in the woods, or drive to the … Read more

Ridgefield’s Lounsbury House plans Tree Festival

Lounsbury House, located at 316 Main Street in Ridgefield, will be holding its 18th biennial Tree Festival and Holiday Boutique from Nov. 17 to 19. Every other year, the Women’s Committee, organizer of the event, transforms the historic venue into a winter wonderland of trees that are available for purchase and decorated by local organizations. … Read more

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