Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!

The Nutcracker: Military Edition. (Courtesy University of St. Joseph)

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.)

The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860) 231-5555. Thu., Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m.

Holiday Exhibit and Sale: Blue Back Square, West Hartford, opening reception Dec. 6, 5:30-8 p.m. Through Dec. 23. Free.

Toys for Tots w/ Angelina Diana: Downtown Yoga, 57 Pratt Street, Hartford, Thu., Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Free with toy donation.

Learn Love Holiday Show: Trinity On Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, (860) 229-2072. Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. Through Dec. 14. trinityonmain.org. Free.

Shabbat and Chanukah: Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (860) 236-4571. Fri., Dec. 14, 3:30 p.m. Free.

Pre-Kwanzaa / Christmas Celebration: The Artists Collective, Inc., 1200 Albany Ave., Hartford, (860) 527-3205. Sat., Dec. 15, 2 p.m. artistscollective.org. Free.

Stowe and Twain Olde-Fashioned Christmas: Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, (860) 247-0998. Sat., Dec. 15

Winterfest: Bushnell Park, 1 Jewell St., Hartford, Through Dec. 31. Free.