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.

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.


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.

Main Street Antiques Center

113 Main St., South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-0046. msacwoodburyct@gmail.com. Our first floor dealers offer an extensive selection of Fine Art, English, French, American and Mid Century furniture, with related accessories. On our second floor you will find an extensive offering of items suitable for home decorating, collecting or gift giving, including but not limited to prints, sterling, early glass, lighting, jewelry, china, books, primitives, new to you designer clothing, and more. Open daily 11-5. Closed Tues. & Wed.

Maison St Germain

744 Main St. S., Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 266-4223. Voted Top Vintage Store in CT by CBS. From primitive to cottage chic. A treasure trove of affordable vintage housewares and accessories, painted furniture, our own line of vintage clothing, art and gifts. Hand painted customized designs including paintings and signs, furniture painting, custom artwork and home restyling. Wed. - Sat. 11-5, Sun. noon - 4. Closed Mon. & Tues