‘THE PICTURE OF THE DORIAN GRAY.’ 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou Series. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Benefits Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum and Bristol Historical Society. (860) 583-6309. PreserveHollywood.org
25TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT FAIR. Friday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arts and crafts. Bake sale. Holiday cafe. Our Lady of Mercy, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. $1 admission. (860) 747-6825.
ANNUAL SNOWFLAKE FAIR. Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Crafters. Baked goods. Candy. Silent auction. The Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. (860) 747-8690.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12
THE SIXTH ANNUAL KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Full lunch menu. Drawings. A few non-jewelry spaces available. Kennedy Middle School, 1071 South Main St., Plantsville. $1 admission. Lynn.email@example.com
‘MINT ON CARD.’ 1:30 p.m. Film made mostly in Plainville. Those involved will speak. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Plainville Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446. PlainvilleLibrary.org
HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Crafters, vendors, bake sale items, raffles. Wheeler School, 15 Cleveland Memorial Dr., Plainville. Free. Open to the public.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m .Crafts, baked goods, homemade applie pies, plants, books, attic treasures. Breakfast and lunch served. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 355 Camp St., in Bristol. (860) 620-4166. (860) 582-0629.
BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Historical photographs, wall devoted to Lake Compounce, research materials, more. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2017.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13
GATHERING FOR REFLECTION. 2 p.m. Songs, peace, love. Church of Our Saviour, 115 West Main St., Plainville.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
‘FINDING A JOB OVER 50.’ 1 p.m. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PlainvilleLibrary.org, (860) 793-1446.
LADIES NIGHT OUT. Held by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Holiday shopping. Bites and beverages. 7 p.m., fashion show by Kathy Faber Designs. Music by Michael James. DoubleTree by Hilton, 420 Century Dr., Bristol. $25. (860) 584-4723. (860) 997-7196. CentralCTChambers.org
‘THE 33.’ 1 p.m. Movie about 33 Chilean miners buried alive in mine collapse. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Refreshments from Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Register. Free. (860) 584-7790.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
SCULPTOR MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN. 7 p.m. Talk about the artform. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Presented by Southington Arts and Crafts Association. RSVP. (860) 628-5656.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17
VETERANS’ BENEFITS CHECKUP DAY. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans can speak with service providers to make sure you’re getting all the benefits you’re entitled too. Bring necessary documentation, military records DD214. Veterans Strong Community Center, Bristol City Hall, 111 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6258. firstname.lastname@example.org
NAM SENSE: SURVIVING VIETNAM WITH THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION WITH ARTHUR WIKNIK, JR. 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. RSVP. (860) 584-7787.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
BRISTOL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION DINNER. Tickets available at BSHOF.org
SINGLES MOONGLOW DANCE. By Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. Dance the night away to DJ Cadillac Jack. Buffet, 7 to 8 p.m. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.
COLORING CRAZE PARTY. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your coloring books and supplies. A wine and cheese party will be provided. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Pre-register. Adults only. (860) 583-6309. When mailing in requests indicate Color Craze on the envelope.
NOV. 18, 19
ANNUAL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Handmade ornaments, crafts, white elephant sale, gift baskets. Hot dogs, regular or German potato salad, chili, chicken soup or clam chowder. Homemade baked goods, cookies, cakes, brownies, and pies. On Saturday, Swedish rolls. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Plainville.
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Country breakfast Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Apple fritters, fresh baked goods, homemade soups, vendors, craters. Yankee Peddlar Grille open Friday and Saturday. Santa on Saturday. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976 40TH REUNION. 7 p.m .to midnight. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $50 per person. Appetizers. Open bar. BEHS1976reunion@comcast.net or Facebook, BEHS Class of 1976.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26
MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. Leaves 4 p.m. sharp from Bristol Central High School parking lot. Leaves Mohegan Sun at 11:15 p.m. 2017 BCHS grad party fundraiser. Round trip bus transportation. $35 per person (21-plus). Includes $15 toward food/or free buffet. $10 bet match. Payment must be received to secure your seat. Make checks payable to BCHS Grad Party 2017. email@example.com, (860) 977-2280.
NOV. 26, 27
CHRISTMAS CRAFTS FAIR. Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. .to 3 p.m. 40 crafts, bake sale, basket raffle. Breakfast and lunch sold. Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Gregory the Great CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-8050.
SUNDAY, NOV. 27
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Iron Horse Boulevard Walkway, Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury. Go for lunch after. No charge for walk. (860) 582-8229.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29
BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB’S HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND BOUTIQUE. 9:30 a.m. Luncheon entrée choices: roast loin of pork, New York strip, pan-seared salmon, vegetable lasagna. Speaker, Bill Graham, floral designer, “Balsam and Bling—Getting Ready for the Holidays.” Farmington Club, Farmington. $45. Reservations. Deadline, Oct. 31. (860) 589-7166.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30
‘IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION.’ 6:30 p.m. Chase Auditorium, Plainville Public Library, 56 West Main St., Plainville. PlainvilleLibrary.org, (860) 793-1446.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1
BUS TRIP TO WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. AND THE WILLIAMS INN. Held by First Baptist Church of Southington. Christmas feast and entertainment by Miss B. Haven CabaretTroupe. (860) 621-3024.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3
BUS TRIP TO WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET MALL. 8 a.m., leave from in front of the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., leave Wrentham Mall in Massachusetts. 6:30 p.m., returns to library. Cost per person is $43. Includes transportation, the driver’s tip, BINGO, raffle prizes, return trip, a movie, bottled water, and snack bag. Bus will be available for storing your purchases throughout the day. Reserve your seats by Oct. 31. Mail your checks to Woman’s Club of Plainville, Linda Prelli, 16 Dairy Farm Rd., Portland, CT 06480. 56 seats available.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7
HOLIDAY SHOW FEATURING THE COMPANY MEN. Organized by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. The Modern Day Rat Pack has audiences dancing and singing. Enjoy a family style menu with coffee and donuts upon arrival. Aqua Turf, Mulberry St., Plantsivlle. $77. (860) 589-5597.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8
BUS TRIP TO FOXWOODS CASINO. Held by First Baptist Church of Southington. Luncheon buffet, shopping, Barbara & Frank’s Holiday Show. (860) 621-3024.
MONDAY, FEB. 27
BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. $30 per person. (860) 589-5597, (860) 583-8170.
SPIRITUALIST CHURCH OF LOVE AND LIGHT. Meets Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Service followed by a fellowship hour. The Loop, Suite C, 311 East St., Plainville. Rev. Aristia Partiss. (860) 918-6393
BINGO. Wednesdays. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m., full kitchen menu. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
NOW thru OCT. 30