March Farm

160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751.

(203) 266-7721. Fax: (203) 266-6076. Is your family due for some quality time! Enjoy affordable fun for all ages with a "Daycation" at March Farm! Located in Bethlehem amongst the beautiful rolling hills of Litchfield County, March Farm offers over one hundred acres of Pick-Your-Own fruits & berries with features including a Country Market & Bakery, Hayloft Playscape, Pond-Side Animal Yard, Farm Hiking Trails & Picnic Pavilion. For additional information including Birthday Parties, Seasonal Mazes, Hay Rides & what we're currently picking please visit us online at today!

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.

Monastic Art Shop, Abbey of Regina Laudis, O.S.B.

273 Flanders Rd., Bethlehem, CT 06751.

(203) 266-7637. Monastic crafts, cards, beeswax candles, Abbey perfumes and creams, monastic CDs, books (including "The Ear of the Heart" autobiography of Mother Dolores Hart), religious gift items, pottery, Abbey farmstead cheeses and homemade breads (as available), honey and herbal products. Open daily except Wed. 10 - 12 and 1:30 - 4. (Closed Jan. 15 through Feb.) 18th-century Neapolitan Crèche, restored by conservators and designers from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, open daily 10 - 4 except Mon. & Tues. (Closed Jan. 15 - Easter). Daily Mass 8 a.m. Vespers 5 p.m. (Sunday 4:30 p.m.) at Abbey Church.

Naugatuck Railroad, At The Railroad Museum of New England

242 East Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787.

(860) 283-7245. Enjoy 80 minute vintage train rides on the Naugatuck Railroad from historic 1881 Thomaston Station, along the scenic Naugatuck River, through state forests and across the face of Thomaston Dam for views of the Litchfield Hills. From historic presentations to fun holiday celebrations, the Railroad Museum hosts a variety of special events including Easter Bunny Express, Steam on the Naugy, Fall Foliage, Train Rides to the Pumpkin Patch, Haight-Brown Vineyard Express and Northern Lights Limited to Santa's Train Workshop. Call for tickets 24/7 or buy online.

Old Bethlem Historical Society Museum

4 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT 06751.

Intersection of Rte. 61 and Rte. 132. (203) 266-5196. Display of 19th century tools, photos, pictures, paintings, clothing, plus special show each year. Jun.-Aug., Sun. 1-4.

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.

Palace Theatre

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT

The aura of 1920's glamour permeates the architecturally breathtaking Palace Theater, one of Connecticut's most striking reception facilities. Hold court under gold leafed ceilings and crystal chandeliers in one of three ornate lobby spaces, or give your guests the royal treatment with a dramatic reception on the stage. From displaying your name in marquee lights to printing specially designed ticket invitations, the Palace ensures that every wedding is as unique as the bridal couple and worthy of a standing ovation. For information please contact Special Events Manager, Audra Petrucell @203.346.2010 x 2057

Seth Thomas ­ Bradstreet House Museum

237 Main St., Thomaston, CT 06787.

(860) 283-5253. Greek Revival c. 1820s home of daughter of famed clockmaker Seth Thomas. Interpreted as a 19th c. Victorian home and furnished with antiques, clocks & information about the Seth Thomas Family and their descendants. Open Sat. 11-3 May – June, & Sept.- Oct. Free admission. Private Tours for 4-10, or by appt.

Seven Angels Theatre

1 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06785.

(203) 757-4676. Produces a season of five Equity professional mainstage plays and musicals, award-wining community theatre performances, children's theatre, summer theatre camp for children, and stand-up comedy events. Free parking. Stage II Community Theatre Division CT Magazine's "Best Community Theatre Groups". 

Southwind Farms

223 Morris Town Line Road, Watertown, CT 06795.

(860) 274-9001. Take a break from the hectic world around you and come visit our 40+ alpacas. Bring your camera to capture the antics of these curious, gentle animals whose fleece is comparable to cashmere, though more durable. Alpacas and their yarn are available for purchase at competitive prices. Tours are available by appointment. Check out our website for special events.