Litchfield Hills Wine Market

8 Village Green Dr., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-6700. Litchfield's premiere wine market offering over 1000 wines, the area's best craft beer selection, and a wide range of spirits. Wine tastings every Saturday. Gourmet cheese, gifts and accessories. Free local delivery. Open seven days. Locally owned and operated

Litchfield Hills Wine Market

8 Village Green Dr., Litchfield, CT

(860) 361-6700. Litchfield's premiere wine market offering over 1000 wines, the area's best craft beer selection, and a wide range of spirits. Wine tastings every Saturday. Gourmet cheese, crackers, olives, accessories and gifts. Free local delivery. Open seven days.

Litchfield History Museum

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(Corner of East and South St.) (860) 567-4501. Investigate the evolution of a small New England town through exhibits and activities in seven galleries. Discover Litchfield while learning about national, social, cultural and political history. Museums open mid-April - Nov. Tues.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. 1-5. Adm. Research library open year round Tues.- Fri. 10-12, 1-4. Gift Shop open year round.

Litchfield Horticultural Center LLC

258 Beach Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-3707. (Rte. 202 to Milton Rd., 1st right onto Beach St., 2 mi. on right). A retail nursery displaying hundreds of fine quality trees, shrubs, unusual annuals & perennials and elegant display gardens. A knowledgeable staff offers design, installation & maintenance services for all your landscape needs. Truly a destination stop! Open April – Nov. Mon.-Sat. 9-4 & Sun. by appt.

Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc.,

P.O. Box 69, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-6285. Fax: (860) 361-6288. A 35-year-old non-profit dedicated to the arts and arts education. Special Events: The Litchfield Jazz Festival, August at Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen CT. Litchfield Jazz Camp, runs one to four week sessions from July - August at Canterbury School, New Milford, CT. www.litchfieldjazzfest.com.

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Sanctuary

55 Duck Pond Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-2062. Self-guided tours available on Sat. & Sun. 10 - 4, excluding holidays. Guided tours available for members. Specialty visits for photographers, school groups and clubs by appt. Adm. $10. per adult, and includes admission for one child. Additional children $5. each.

Lourdes in Litchfield Shrine Grotto

83 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-1041. Replica of the Lourdes Grotto in France. This 170 acre shrine built by the Montfort Missionaries and dedicated as a place of peace, prayer & pilgrimage. Open daily dawn to dusk. Pilgrimage Season May-Oct. Tues.-Sun. Mass in the Grotto 11:30 am, Sun. afternoon prayers & devotions 3 pm. Spectacular hillside Stations of the Cross path. Free admission. Gift Shop & Snack Bar. Handicapped accessible.

Marie Louise Trichet Gallery

229 East Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-3163. An alternative space in an alternative place. Featuring works of local, national & international artists. Open Mon.- Sat. 10-4. Blog: www.atwisdomstable.blogspot.com

Morris Historical Society Museum, Old Town Hall and 1772 Mill School

12 South St, Morris, CT 06763.

(860) 567-1776. Pedlar's wagon, country doctor's buggy, & sleigh; antique & ice cutting tools; Military memorabilia; Bottle collection, Morris Academy exhibit; Archives. July and Aug. Sat. 1-4. Free.

Mt. Tom

Rte. 202, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Litchfield/Washington. 3 miles west of Bantam Rte. 202. One mile hiking trail to stone tower at summit of Mt. Tom 1,325 ft. Picnicking, swimming, hiking, fishing, boating/non-motor, scuba diving, canoe & kayak rentals, bathrooms, concession. Charge: daily. Park Office: (860) 868-2592.