Fascia’s Chocolates, Inc.

44 Chase River Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

(203) 753-0515. The Fascia Family has handcrafted premium chocolates since 1964. Authentic gelato made onsite and a cakery satisfy all sweet cravings. The Chocolate Experience & Tour allows participants to make-their-own chocolate bar and learn about chocolate at the same time. Reservations recommended. Scheduled weekends Sept. – June with summer schedule in July & August.

Fascia’s Chocolates, Inc.

44 Chase River Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

(203) 753-0515. The Fascia Family has handcrafted premium chocolates since 1964. Authentic gelato made onsite and a cakery satisfy all sweet carvings. The Chocolate Experience & Tour allows participants to make-their-own chocolate bar and learn about chocolate at the same time. Reservations recommended. Scheduled weekends Sept. – June with summer schedule in July & August.

Gateway Limousine, Inc.

74 Mattatuck Heights Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705.

(203) 753-5466. Providing the highest level of ground transportation service with our fleet of luxury sedans, six and eight passenger stretch limousines, vans, 16 or 24 passenger luxury coaches, and 31 passenger mid size motor coach. Offering the ultimate in Litchfield County winery tours, airport transportation, nights-on-the-town, cultural events, casino trips, and award winning weddings. Gateway is proud to be the most and highest reviewed limousine service on www.weddingwire.com. Please visit our website www.gatewaylimos.com, or email us at quotes@gatewaylimos.com for more information.

Larkin State Bridle Trail

816 Church St, Naugatuck, CT

Larkin State Park Trail, trail begins at Hop Brook Lake Dam on Rte. 63, Waterbury/Naugatuck Line. It follows abandoned railroad line through Naugatuck, Middlebury, Oxford and Southbury for 10.7 miles. Horseback riding, x-country skiing, mountain biking, hiking. Canopied with deciduous trees for most of its 10.4 miles, the Larkin State Park Trail (a.k.a. Larkin Bridle Path) is primarily a wilderness trail, with wooded vistas, wetland views and sparse residential development. Park Office: (203) 938-2285. Charge none.

Larkin State Bridle Trail

Rte. 63, Naugatuck/Waterbury Line, CT 06010. Phone: Park Office: (203) 729-8840. Trail begins at Hop Brook Lake Dam on Rte. 63, Waterbury/Naugatuck Line. It follows abandoned railroad line through Naugatuck, Middlebury, Oxford and Southbury for 10.7 miles. Horseback riding, x-country skiing, mountain biking, hiking.

Mattatuck Museum

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702.

(203) 753-0381. Featuring American art and regional history. Permanent and changing art exhibits include American Giants: Church, Kensett, Calder and Sage. Interactive regional history exhibit engages all age groups. Museum hours: Tues. – Sat. 10-5; Sun. 12-5. Adm. Adults $7; Seniors $6; Members and children under 16 free.

Naugatuck

Beacon Falls, CT

Beacon Falls. On either side of the Naugatuck River, trail head off Rte. 42. Fishing, target shooting, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, & snowmobiling. Naugatuck State Forest covers almost 5,000 acres and is spread across Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Bethany, Hamden, Cheshire, Ansonia, and Seymour. It is organized into five Blocks, named West, East, Mt. Sanford, Quillinan Reservoir, and Great Hill. Charge: none.

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum

195 Water St., Naugatuck, CT 06770.

203) 729-9039. Naugatuck is the home of architectural treasures designed by Stanford White, Henry Bacon and Theodate Pope Riddle. The museum located in the former train station has collections that illustrate the industrial, educational, and family life of the town. Of particular interest is the history of the rubber industry. Open Wed., Thurs., Fri. 12 – 4, & Sat. 10-2.

Oxford Historical Society, Twitchell-Rowland House

60 Tower Lane, Oxford, CT 06478.

(203) 888-0230. Dedicated to the history of water mills, agricultural and local history with changing exhibits. Open year-round 2-4, or by appt.  1st & 3rd Sun.

Palace Theater

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702.

"Your Palace, Your Place!" 100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. (203) 346-2000. The magnificently restored Palace Theater originally opened in 1922 by Sylvester Z. Poli and was designed by noted architect Thomas Lamb. The 2,600 seat theater boasts an opulent and eclectic mix of architectural styles most prominent of which is Renaissance Revival. Offering a performance schedule that includes nationally Touring Broadway shows, headlining music and comedy acts, a Jazz series, family entertainment & more. The venue has multiple spaces available to rent for your special events including weddings, and can accommodate up to 500 guests. Box Office open Mon.-Fri. 10-5, & Sat. 10-2, and on performance nights remains open through intermission.