P.H. Miller Studio, Frame-Makers

495 Main St., Woodbury, CT

(203) 263-3939. The P.H. Miller Studio showroom displays the studio's handmade frames, mirrors, and home accessories. Each P.H. Miller Studio gilded frame, mirror, and home accessory is made entirely in the Woodbury, CT studio. Services include handmade custom frames for paintings and mirrors, conservation art handling services, gilding and restoration. Shipping available. Open year round. Tues.-Sat. 9:30-5:30, best to confirm. Located on Rte. 6 across from the Curtis House.

Pantry and Hearth at The 1775 Barn

994 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-8555, cell (203) 232-4331. In business 28 years, Pantry & Hearth, specializes in superior quality Pilgrim, 18th and early 19th C. high country furniture and accessories in original surface and paint, early lighting, paintings, folk art and 17th C. English needlework. We stand behind everything we sell

Paugussett State Forest

Newtown, CT

Newtown. Jct. Rte. 6 and 25 (at flagpole) take Rte.6/25 for 0.2 mi., turn right on Hanover Rd. (1.1 mi), turn left on the Boulevard (0.5 mi.), turn right on Echo Valley Rd. (1.3 mi), bear left on Sanford Rd., entrance on right. Fishing, hunting, mountain biking. For boat launch ramp: at jct. of Boulevard and Hanover Rd., turn left on Boulevard follow for 2.3 mi to ramp that provides access to Lake Lillinonah, a dammed section of the Housatonic River. Hiking on blue blazed trails. The Lillinonah Trail is closed Dec. – March due to bald eagle nesting.

Quassy Amusement Park

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762.

Rte. 64. Box 887.  (203) 758-2913. 1-800-FOR-Park. Fax: (203) 598-7261. Affordable family fun! Rides include the award-winning "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster. "Splash Away Bay" waterpark, beach, restaurant, redemption arcade, entertainment. Park specializes in birthday parties and catered outings. All-day writstbands or individual ride tickets available. Parking fee charged. Late April– early October. https://www.facebook.com/Quassy-Amusement-Park-38328744398/

Salt of the Earth

787 Main St South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

203-586-1172. We embrace and celebrate the power of nature's oldest crystal with several Himalayan Salt Treatment Rooms utilizing Halotherapy. In addition to our salt therapy, Salt of the Earth offers an array of other holistic healing methods to help you restore balance through touch, heat and energy. Spa is open Tues.- Sun. Mondays private appt. only. Cave sessions start on the hour from noon to 7 pm weekdays, Sat. 11 – 5 and Sun 12 – 5. Refer to website for spa hours and a list of all services.

Second Company Governors Horse Guard

CT

4 Wildlife Dr., Fairfield Hills Campus, Newtown, CT 06010. Phone: (203) 270-9246. One of the oldest Army Horse Cavalry Units in the U.S. This all-volunteer State Militia Unit has a herd of 36 horses that performs in special events and parades. Cavalry military training of horse and rider takes place throughout the year. The public is welcome to visit the horses during regular drill hours April - Oct. Thurs. 7-10 pm and Nov. - March on Sun. 10 am - 2 pm. Annual Open House in September. If you are planning to observe a mounted drill, please call or email thehorseguard@gmail.com. All dates are subject to change, and some drills do not include mounted activities.

Soulbury

813 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 240-4644. Our shop offers one of a kind hand chosen vintage collectibles, gifts and art. We feature more than 40 Connecticut artists and craftspeople, as well as gifts from around the world. We specialize in a fabulous selection of cactus and succulent container gardens in many sizes that have strong architectural lines perfect for your home or patio or even as centerpieces for special events. You can also choose a container and plants and we will create your very own striking custom container. Wed. – Sat. 11 am – 6 pm, Sun. 11 am – 3 pm.

Southbury Plaza Shopping Center

100 Main St., South, Southbury, CT 06488.

(203) 264-0780. Conveniently located immediately off of I-84 on Rte. 67, the Southbury Plaza is a large regional shopping center with over two dozen popular national stores and local specialty retail shops and services. Whether shopping for fashion apparel, groceries, sporting supplies, a meal, or a bottle of your favorite wine you will find it at the plaza! Visit for free coupons and more information on the center's stores.

Southford Falls State Park

175 Quaker Farms Rd, Southford, CT 06488.

Oxford. 4 mi. southwest of Southbury on Rte. 188. Historic site of the Diamond Match Co. Scenic waterfalls, covered bridge on the Eight Mile River. Hiking, pond and stream fishing, picnicking, field sports, x-country skiing, & ice-skating. Park Office: (203) 264-5169. Charge: none.

The Country Loft

557 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06763.

(203) 266-4500. The Country Loft offers a unique destination that is unsurpassed! Located on 19 acres of magnificent Litchfield Hills countryside, in the historic town of Woodbury, CT, this estate is perfectly suited for intimate receptions or extravagant affairs. It boasts a tranquil 2 acre pond with a granite escarpment, lovely gardens, an antique shop, and an historic B & B, that's perfect for the wedding party and/or visiting guests. Whether hosting a party for a personal or business event, or renting a one-of-a-kind, magical venue for a truly inspired country wedding...a unique and charming experience awaits you at The Country Loft.