Foreign Cargo

17 N. Main St, Kent, CT 06757.

Rte. 7,(860) 927-3900. Large selection of distinctive clothing very well priced. Contemporary and one-of-a-kind antique jewelry. Personal and home accessories - folky to elegant. Upstairs gallery of American Antiques, Asian, African, and Pacific Island Art. For the beginning and advanced collector. Truly unusual browser's delight. Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 12-5.

Foreign Cargo

17 North Main Street, Kent, CT 06757.

Rte. 7,  (860) 927-3900.Large selection of distinctive clothing very well priced. Contemporary and one-of-a-kind antique jewelry. Personal and home accessories - folky to elegant. Upstairs gallery of American Antiques, Asian, African, and Pacific Island Art. For the beginning and advanced collector. Truly unusual browser's delight. Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 12-5.

Hopkins Vineyard

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT 06777.

(860) 868-7954. High above the shores of beautiful Lake Waramaug in the Litchfield Hills of the Western, CT Highlands, Hopkins Vineyard offers tasting and sales of award-winning estate bottled wines grown on 30 acres adjacent to the winery. The Hayloft Wine Bar serves wines by the glass and the Vineyard Shop has a unique selection of gifts and locally grown goods. Family owned farm since 1787 welcomes visitors and hosts special events year round. Winery hours: Jan.-Feb.: Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Mar.-Apr.: Wed.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-6; May-Oct.: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-6; Nov.-Dec.: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5. On the CT Wine Trail.

Housatonic Anglers Guide Service

26 Bolton Hill Rd., Cornwall, CT 06753.

(860) 672-4457. Rob Nicholas, FFF Certified Casting Instructor, operates Housatonic Anglers (since '93), the longest running guide service on the Housatonic. Rob specializes in guiding and instruction only. His in depth knowledge of the Housatonic & other local streams will make your day of fly-fishing a memorable one. Float and walk/wade trips on a variety of beautiful rivers include a delicious homemade lunch. Our season runs from mid April to Nov., 7 days. All trips include equipment, custom tied flies and leaders. Rob and his wife Nell are always happy to recommend accommodations in one of the area's fine Inns or B&B's.

House of Books

10 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-4104. Fax: (860) 927-3978. Kent's Literary Landmark. Upscale bookstore in a historic building in beautiful Kent with a full selection of books on all subjects. Gifts, games, puzzles, cards, stationery, music, art & office supplies. Service is our specialty. Open daily 10-5:30.

J. Seitz & Co. -- Spirited Style for You and Your Home

9 East Shore Road, New Preston, CT 06777.

(860) 868-0119. Spirited Style for You and Your Home. Distinctive settings of upholstery (featuring Mitchell Gold, Cisco Brothers & John Derian), furniture, home accents, antiques, women's and men's fashion, apothecary, gifts, on two floors covering 5000 sq. feet overlooking New Preston Falls. A favorite haunt of collectors, decorators, and celebrity clients who are attracted to the shops exclusive and uncommon offerings. Open Mon.-Sat. 11-5:30; Sun. 11-5.

Kent Falls

462 Kent Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

Kent. Rte. 7. One of CT's most scenic parks with a 200 ft. waterfall. A .4 mile path adjacent to the falls offers views at all levels. Picnicking, tables & pedestal grills, hiking, and fishing. Charge: Weekends & Holidays. Park Office: (860) 927-3238.

Kent Greenhouse and Garden Center

30 South Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

Rte. 7; 1/8 mi. south of Rte. 341, Kent, CT 06757. (860) 927-3480. Celebrating our 42nd year as the area's largest gardening resource and principal design firm. Spectacular offerings of annuals & perennials, essential gardening supplies, and fabulous garden accessories. Specializing in quality nursery stock from select shrubs to landscape-sized trees. Featuring blooming gardens, seasonal planters, and holiday displays; and our wonderful Christmas Shop. Open daily 9-5:30 Mar.-Dec.

Kent Historical Society Museum, The Seven Hearths

4 Studio Hill Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

Rte. 7. (860) 927- 4587. Featuring the art of George Laurence Nelson in the setting of his 1754 home, and an annual in-depth history exhibit. June- Sept., Sat. & Sun. 11-4 or by appt. Free admission.

Kent Wine & Spirit

24 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3033. Travel + Leisure Magazine "Worth the detour". Join them for weekend wine tastings while you browse their impressive offerings. The place to visit in the center of Kent is Litchfield County's best wine destination. An extensive choice of tempting bottlings including large formats. Fabulous old and new world wines and advice at all prices. A broad array of unique Bourbon, Scotch, Rum & Tequila selections. 200+ types of beer. Gift-wrapping, delivery. Mon.-Sat. 9-8; Sun. 10-5.