The Country Loft

557 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT

(203) 266-4500. The Country Loft offers a unique destination that is unsurpassed! Located on 19 acres of magnificent Litchfield Country countryside, in the historic town of Woodbury, Connecticut, 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.

The Jewelry Cafe

220 Main Street South, Southbury, CT

(203) 262-8599. Do you love handmade, artisan jewelry? We are a jewelry artist co-operative featuring the work of the region's top jewelry designers. We've also sprinkled in handbags and premium chocolates. Inspired? Take a seat at our "Bead Bar" and make something of your own design! Group Tours welcome. Open Tues., Wed., Fri. 10-6, Thurs. 10-7, and Sat. 10-5. Closed Sun. and Mon. Artist Demonstrations can be arranged for groups, please inquire (203) 262-8599.

The joannajohn Collection

73 Main St, South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 266-4800. Located in the Historic District, the shop showcases a large selection of one-of-a-kind, hand crafted Indian coats and jackets for women and children. Vintage cotton quilts of multiple colors and patterns are reshaped and hand stitched into wearable works of art. Completely reversible, no two are alike. Reversible children's jackets and handbags make great gifts, as do the quilted cotton beads favored by museums and design studios. Equally attractive is the eclectic mix of antique shawls, hand-stitched Kantha scarves made from old sari silks and designer scarves. Workmanship and dazzling colors speak for themselves. We offer distinctive gifts in all price ranges.Wholesalers call (203) 233-1230. Wed. - Sat. 10 am - 5:30 or by appt. Confirm hours Jan. - March.

Thomas Schwenke, Inc.

50 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 266-0303. For over 40 years this firm has provided collectors, designers and architects with the finest quality and value in American Federal antiques. Specializing in dining room furniture, Federal replicas, custom furniture and restoration services. For current inventory and in house auction schedule visit

Tillies Antiques, LLC

766 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-2115. A local favorite for over 20 years, Woodbury's oldest antique cooperative offers affordable antique and vintage crystal, china, silver, estate jewelry, furniture, lamps, artwork, textiles, rugs, and more. Featuring an extensive collection of vintage Mexican and Native American sterling jewelry, Asian items, and Hermes scarves. Open daily 11-5. Closed Tues. & Wed.

Town Players Little Theatre

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470.

(203) 270-9144. An all-volunteer community theatre offering a variety of good quality performances in a small intimate setting at a reasonable price. End Apr. – Nov., Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m. and Sun. matinees 2 p.m.

Tucker Frey Antiques

287 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-5404. Specializing in 17th, 18th, and 19th century American antiques, and decorative arts. Always a good selection of paintings, fireplace equipment and oriental rugs. Wed.-Sun. 10-5, or by appt. Since 1985.

Viso Bello Day Spa

900 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury, CT 06762.

Rte. 63, (I-84, Ex. 17, next to Bally's Gym). (203) 598-7525. (203) 598-7525. Voted BEST DAY SPA in CT Magazine 2010 & 2011. Unwind at our full service Day Spa and Nail Salon for men and women. Our licensed and certified estheticians, massage therapists, make-up artists, nail technicians offer the most up to date knowledge in skin care, beauty and stress relief. We offer a complete line of Aveda & Eminence products & facials, peels & masks, microdermabrasions, Hydrafacial Swedish, hot stone & deep tissue massage, cellulite & seaweed wraps, manicures, pedicures, and more. Customized packages, monthly specials, memberships, online store all at

Walker Road Vineyards

11 Walker Road, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-0768. A small, family owned vineyard and winery that continues to produce award winning red and white wines that brings our customers the best of regional wines. The Walker Road tasting room is the site for previews of the shows at The Gary – The Olivia Theatre of the Abbey of Regina Laudis. Tasting room open every weekend (Sat./Sun.) May- Dec.; noon to 5 or by appt. Check website for details.

Wayne Mattox Antiques, LLC

82 Main St., North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-2899. American Furniture, Folk Art & Paintings • Continental • Arts & Crafts • 20th C. Modern • Brass Lighting • Fixtures. A leading authority on antiques – dealer, columnist, writer, lecturer, appraiser and auctioneer – Wayne looks forward to helping you build an authentic collection and add charm to your home.