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.

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798.

Off Rte. 6. (203) 263-3711. Flanders offers a year round schedule of environmental programs for all ages on nature, farming, and art. They hold several annual events and a summer series for kids. Flanders stewards 2,100 acres of conserved land, with hiking trails at their major nature preserves open year-round to the public from dawn to dusk. www.flandersnaturecenter.org for programs, events and trail maps.

G. Sergeant Antiques

88 Main St., North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

Phone: (203) 266-4177. Fax: (203) 266-4179. Featuring distinctive 17th, 18th & 19th Century English Continental and American furnishings and accessories from fine estates. Thirty years of providing the finest in period pieces to private collectors, museums and the trade. Estates and Individual items purchased. Closed Tues.

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.

Geppetto's Toys

682 Main Street, South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

Sherman Village, Rte. 6. (203) 266-4686. An area shopping destination for 30 years, Geppetto's features an extensive selection of distinguished children's toys from around the world including: baby toys, fine plush, blocks and building sets, science projects, crafts, puzzles, games, dolls, art supplies - and a great selection of children's books. Lego, Playmobil, Ravensburger, Thomas Trains, Haba, Steiff, Kaloo, Gund, Breyer, Corolle, and many more. Free gift wrapping. Open 8-5 daily, Sunday 11-2. The toy store worth the trip!

Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden

49 Hollow Rd., (off Rte. 6) , Woodbury, CT 06798.

((203) 263-2855. Simple but elegant home of John Rutgers Marshall, his wife, nine children and three slaves who lived in the "glebe" during the Revolutionary War where the first American Bishop of the Episcopal Church was elected in 1783. The house has fine period paneling and an 18th century Woodbury furniture collection, and gift shop. Site of only garden in the U.S. designed by Gertrude Jekyll. May-Oct., Wed.-Sun. 1-4; Nov.-Mar. by appt. Adm.

Hurd House Museum and Garden

Hollow Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 266-0305. The 17th c. Hurd House in Woodbury is unique in New England because it consists of two houses that were joined to form one. It has a traditional herb garden of culinary, medicinal and household herbs.

Hurd House, Old Woodbury Historical Society

Hollow Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798.

Box 705. (203) 266-0305. hurdhousect@yahoo.com. A fine example of an early home, circa 1680 and colonial herb garden. Jun.-Oct., Sun., 2-4, or by appt. Free. District 2 – One room schoolhouse open one Sun. each month or by appt. Open house Thanksgiving morning 10-noon, and Christmas Festival 1st Sat. in Dec.

Kettletown

1400 Georges Hill Rd,, Southbury, CT 06488.

Southbury. On Lake Zoar, exit 15 off I-84, to Rte. 67 south, right on Kettletown Rd., right on Georges Hill Rd. Park's name derived from purchase of land from Native Americans for one brass kettle. 68 campsites, fishing, hiking, swimming, youth group camping, picnicking. Charge: Camping, Day Use, Weekends and Holidays. Campground Office: (203) 264-5678 (May- Sept.). Park Office: (203) 938-2285.

Madeline West Antiques

373 Main Street, South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-4604. Our shop offers an interesting collection of 18th through early 20th century antique furniture, paintings and porcelains. Set in a charming 19th c. home that will take you back to a time of quiet elegance. Open Thurs. thru Sat. and Mon. 11-5, Sun. 12–5. Closed Tues. & Wed.