Saturday, December 2, 2017
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SAINT BRIDGET HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR Saturday, December 2rd 74 Main Street, Manchester 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Come do your holiday shopping with us ………… We have over 80 crafters with handmade hats and gloves, Glassware, soap and lotions, Christmas décor and wreathes, wood craves items, jewelry, knitted blankets, knitted sweaters, hats and mittens, snowmen and handmade light up reindeer, stocking stuffers, homemade special breads, doll clothing, ornaments and so much more. You must stop by and browse!!! We serve hot lunches and lots of bake goods for sale. Santa will be stopping by for a visit with his bag of goodies. We are handicapped accessible. Admission and parking is free.

[11:00am] Free Historical Society Open House
Free Open House The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to an open house of its historic properties, Saturday, December 2 from 11:00 to 3:00. Visit the Cheney Homestead at 106 Hartford Road, decorated by the Manchester Garden Club for the holidays, the Old Manchester Museum at 126 Cedar Street, and the History Center, 175 Pine Street. Interesting exhibits at each location. The museum store at the History Center will be open for historic items: local-history books, maps, note cards, tote bags, tee-shirts, etc. Enjoy a self-guided walking tour between the locations with a map containing historic commentary, available in the Special Features section of the Society’s website www.manchesterhistory.org.

[2:00pm] Benefit Piano Recital by Pamela Adams
A Piano Recital to benefit the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, December 2nd, 2 pm at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 60 Church St. Manchester. Pamela Adams will perform works by Schumann, Liszt, Ravel, Chopin and Scriabin in memory of her father John D. Adams. Admission is free, donations are welcome and will all go to the American Alzheimer's Association.

7:00pm [7:30pm] BSBI Jazz Festival
BSBI Jazz Festival Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 3, 2017 – 1:30 p.m. at Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd. Manchester, Connecticut A variety of jazz from international and regional performers will be featured at the annual BSBI Jazz Festival. Some notable artists are: Alex Nakhimovsky, Robin Lyn Treger, Avery Sharpe, Walter Zev Mamlock and Greg Abate. Tickets and more information is available at http://bit.ly/BSBIJazz or at the door. Tickets starting at $20 for students and $30 for adult general admission. The festival is produced by Beth Sholom B’nai Israel in Manchester. For additional information and questions contact Dr. Ken Wichman at 860-324-8658.