John A. Minetto

CT

6 miles north of Torrington on Rte. 272. Picnicking, fishing, hiking, x-country skiing. (860) 482-1817. Charge: none.

Joseph Stannard Antiques

Station Place, Norfolk, CT 06058.

Station Place,  Phone: (860) 542-5212. Extensive collection of 17th to mid-20th century furniture, lighting, and accessories displayed in architectural landmark galleries. In season, grounds and gardens feature exceptional antique garden elements––18th century French granite troughs and decorative basins; fountains, planters, statuary, architectural ornaments, and garden furniture. Joseph Stannard Design, a companion enterprise, offers handsome contemporary furniture, lighting, and accent pieces created exclusively by Joseph Stannard in bronze, iron, stone, and specialty woods. Open most weekends 12-5, weekdays by appt. or chance.

Joseph Stannard Design

Station Place, Norfolk, CT 06058.

(860) 542-5212. A companion enterprise to Joseph Stannard Antiques offers handsome contemporary furniture, lighting, and accent pieces created exclusively by Joseph Stannard in bronze, iron, stone, and specialty woods. Open most weekends 12-5, weekdays by appt. or chance.

Karen Rossi Studios

27 East Main St., Torrington, CT 06058.

(860) 305-6579. Visit the Torrington workshop and gallery of narrative artist / designer Karen Rossi. Highly regarded for her original metal sculptures, she also imports her whimsical characters of hobbies and professions, known as Fanciful Flights. Join Karen on the first Thursday of every month for Arts Walk. Karen and her fellow artist neighbors host meet and greets, highlighting their work along with visiting artists, with wine receptions from 4-7 pm. Please see website for show and class schedules, as well as seasonal hours. Appointments encouraged.

Karen Rossi Studios

60 Estey Rd., Norfolk, CT 06058.

(860) 305-6579. Visit the Norfolk workshop of narrative artist/designer Karen Rossi. Highly regarded for her original metal sculptures, she also imports her whimsical characters of hobbies and professions, known as Fanciful Flights. Open Houses usually held the second Saturday of every month. Appointments suggested. Visit website for show schedule.

Kelley Transit Company

30 Railroad Square, Torrington, CT 06790.

P.O. Box 237,  (860) 489-9243 or (800) 243-5106. Your Litchfield Transportation Connection since 1860 to New York, New Jersey, Boston or anywhere in the US/Canada. We offer Motorcoach, Small buses, Wine Tours and Shuttles for weddings, special occasions & tours. Call our office for information.

KidsPlay Children’s Museum

61 Main St., , Torrington, CT 06798.

(860) 618-7700. KidsPlay is a hands on interactive museum ideal for children and families. Wed.-Sun. 10-4. For more information about programs, events and party rentals..

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

Rtes. 44 & 272, Norfolk, CT 06058.

Yale. School of Music. Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate. (860) 542-3000. Concerts at an old world estate in the picturesque Litchfield Hills of Northwestern CT. Performances by internationally acclaimed musicians including pianist Emanuel Ax, and the Artis, Brentano and Emerson String Quartets. Visitors are encouraged to picnic or stroll the grounds before concerts. Performances: June thru August. Thurs.-Sat.

Norfolk Farmers Market

19 Maple Ave., Norfolk, CT 06058.

(860) 379-1775. Outdoor markets scheduled every Saturday mid-May thru mid-Oct. offering vegetables, fruits, meats, and cheeses straight from local farms! One-of-a-kind Artisan wares and fresh baked goods. Enjoy live music and good company! Free parking. Rain or shine. 10 – 1. Visit the website for weekly vendors and special events.

Norfolk Farmers Market

19 Maple Ave., Norfolk, CT 06058.

(860) 379-1775. Outdoor markets scheduled every Saturday mid-May thru mid-Oct. offering vegetables, fruits, meats, and cheeses straight from local farms! One-of-a-kind Artisan wares and fresh baked goods. Enjoy live music and good company! Free parking. Rain or shine. 10 – 1. Visit the website for weekly vendors and special events.