Morrison Gallery

8 Old Bard Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-4501. William Morrison opened his 7,000 square foot gallery in a building that provides a spacious and beautifully lit interior for large sculptures, paintings and installations. New this year we offer an exclusive art storage facility with a viewing room for estates and private collectors. The East Gallery provides an intimate setting for smaller works and special collections. Receptions at the Morrison Gallery are a highlight in the Litchfield Hill's cultural calendar. A beautifully appointed apartment across from the gallery can be leased to clients. Wed.-Sat. 10:30-5:30, & Sun. 1-4.

Mother Earth Gallery

449 Danbury Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

(203) 775-6272. Twenty-eight year old crystal gallery featuring 100's of specimens from around the world - all MADE BY NATURE. And now showcasing local artisans in various mediums - wood, fine jewelry, pottery, glass, quilts, metal, etc., all MADE BY HAND. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5. Closed Tues.

New Milford Historical Society

6 Aspetuck Ave., New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 354-3069. Visit c. 1815 Knapp House, c. 1796 Boardman Store, and Galleries with 18th &19th century furniture, paintings by Ralph Earl, Richard Jennys, Woldemar Neufeld, costumes, New Milford pottery, pewter, & toys. Archives and genealogy. Changing exhibits. Open year-round. Tues. – Fri., Sun. 12-3 or by appt.

Pantages Jewelry and Gifts

41 North Main St, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 592-0111. Carol Pantages, G.I.A. Gemologist creates a kaleidoscope of gems and jewelry in a wide range of price points. Custom designs in diamonds and precious colored stones as well as engagement rings and wedding bands in platinum, gold and sterling. Special custom orders a specialty. Expert watch and jewelry repair and restoration offered. Bridal gifts and ideas. Personal customer service since 1981. Thurs. – Sun. 11:30 – 5.

Pantages Jewelry and Gifts

41 North Main St, Kent, CT

(860) 592-0111. Carol Pantages, G.I. A. Gemologist Graduate creates a kaleidoscope of gems and jewelry in a wide range of price points. Custom designs in diamonds, precious colored stones, as well as engagement rings and wedding bands in platinum, gold and sterling. A carefully chosen and varied selection of gold and platinum jewelry. Special custom orders a specialty including the use of client's stones and metal to recreate new exceptional heirloom jewelry. Expert watch and jewelry repair and restoration offered. Bridal gifts and ideas. Personal customer service since 1981. Thurs. - Sun. 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pratt Center

163 Paper Mill Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

Off Rte. 202.  (860) 355-3137. 205-acre nature preserve with hiking trails over diverse terrain offering woods, meadows, streams, pond, and bird watching. Hike up Mt. Tom (1,040 ft.), and enjoy the view. Trails open dawn to dusk. Center open 9 – 5 Mon. – Fri., & on weekends for programs.

R.T. Facts

22 South Main Street, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-1700. Called "The boldest shop in Litchfield County", Inspiring!" A secret source/destination for NY designers and the fashion industry. 19th & early 20th century home and garden antiques mixed with sleek tables & mirrors made in-house. Three buildings and three courtyards to explore. Mon.- Fri. 9-5, Wed. by chance or appt., Sat. & Sun. 10-5. Call to confirm. www.rtfacts.com.

Robertson Jewelers

43 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776.

two locations: On the Green, 2 Bank St., New Milford, CT 06776. (860) 354-5365 and Litchfield Commons, Rte. 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. (860) 567-8495. Robertson's enchants you with its dizzying array of the world's best gems artistically crafted with platinum and gold into tasteful, elegant treasures. As trusted fine jewelry experts since 1945, we offer custom creations, antique restorations, fine jewelry repairs, and service on Rolex and other fine timepieces. Mixed with Pandora and Elle designs are Movado watches plus some of the best Antique and Estate jewelry around! We will ship anywhere. Stop in and say hi, browse around and be ready for excitement! Members American Gem Society.

Rolling River Antiques

25 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3100. Combining high quality with low prices for furniture & furnishings with an eclectic distinction. Quality estate costume jewelry purchased. Open Wednesday - Sunday 10-5:30. Also by appointment.

Sherman Historical Society

10 Rte. 37 , Sherman, CT 06784.

At the 1829 David Northrop House of local history. (860) 354-3083. Seasonal. Also visit a 200 year old mercantile, The Old Store Museum & Gifts across the road. Open Thurs. – Sun. noon – 4, Apr. – Dec. (860) 350-3475.