The Advertiser-Tribune, 22 Dec 2014 04:52:55 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:52:55 EDT plants are low-maintenance Christmas gifts Santa brings a flowering plant down the chimney at Christmas, sometimes the care instructions fall off into the ashes, and you may find yourself the owner of a poinsettia, azalea, cyclamen, kalanchoe, amaryllis or Christmas cactus without a...Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTBagpiper to give local shows Presbyterian Church, 96 S. Monroe St., is to host a concert by bagpiper Andrew Bova at 2 p.m. Sunday. Bova also is to play for the church's morning worship at 10:30 a.m.. The afternoon concert is free. A freewill offering is to be take.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSleigh rides offered at Hayes site Christmas conjures images of frosty air, evergreen boughs, sparkling lights and horse-drawn sleighs. The Hayes Presidential Center brings those images to life with its Sleigh Rides through Spiegel Grove.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChristmas in the Village on tap - Historic Lyme Village is to be open 1-9 p.m. Dec. 27 and 1-5 p.m. Dec. 28 for Christmas in the Village. At the visitor center, see Janet Dundore's collection of nativity scenes.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTMusical entertainment SUBMITTED Nick Davenport (shown) and Tapestry are two of the performers coming to Friday Night Live at The National Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Peter Ford Trio rounds out the lineup. Tickets are $10 and are available in the lobby.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT