Matthews 1812 House, Inc.

250 Kent Street, South, Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754.

US Rte. 7, (860) 672-0149 or (800) 662-1812. Specializing in Cakes, Cookies and Brownies, which we bake in small batches, using only the finest ingredients, without preservatives. Pick up or send for our 40 page catalogue of cakes, tortes, candies, cookies and nuts. Mon.-Fri. 9-5.

Miranda Vineyard

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT 06756.

(860) 491-9906. Ideally located in the rolling Litchfield Hills, near covered bridges, antique shops and historic inns. Its bright and airy tasting room and large exterior deck make an excellent place to sit, relax, have a glass of wine and enjoy the company of good friends. Open Fri., Sat., & Sun. 12 - 5 with extended summer & holiday hours.

Mohawk

Cornwall, CT 06796.

Goshen/Cornwall. 6 miles west of Goshen off Rte. 4. 260 acre park offers hiking, lookout tower/overlook, x-country skiing, fishing, picnicking & black spruce bog. Youth Group Camping. Privately operated Mohawk Mountain Ski Area (860) 672-6100 located in the park offers groomed down hill skiing on 23 trails. Park Office: (860) 491-3620. Charge: none.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area

46 Great Hollow Road, Cornwall, CT 06753.

Off Rte. 4. (860) 672-6100. Connecticut's largest ski and snowboard resort, with 25 trails and 8 lifts (including 2 carpet lifts) on more than 125 skiable acres with snowmaking serving 99% of our terrain. Our rustic Main Lodge offers a full range of services, including lift tickets, group sales, delicious food, a full-service rental/repair shop, and the Snowsports Discovery Center. Parents enjoy watching their little ones from The Perch, our newest lodge, conveniently sited overlooking the dedicated children's learning area.

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.

Nutmeg Conservatory For The Arts

58 Main St., , Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-4413. The Nutmeg is a non-profit that offers professional training and a performance center located in central downtown Torrington. Tours offered to visitors along with opportunities to view ballet classes. Enrollment information along with events and performance calendar available.

Nutmeg Conservatory For The Arts

58 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-4413. The Nutmeg is a Non-profit that offers professional training and a performance center located in central downtown Torrington. Tours offered to visitors along with opportunities to view ballet classes. Enrollment information along with events and performance calendar available at www.nutmegconservatory.org.

Oliphant Design

29 West St., On the Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On The Green, Litchfield, CT 06759. (860) 567-8199. Something modern and sophisticated to be discovered on the Litchfield Green... A unique jewelry, clothing, custom furniture, home decor and gift store unlike any other in Litchfield County, packed with a treasure trove of unusual and distinctive items including our exclusive brand items. The OLIPHANT jewelry collection is a wonderful mix of vintage and contemporary handcrafted pieces featuring chunky bold statement necklaces, cuff bracelets with an array of colorful stones, vermeil semi-precious drop earrings and much more. Our lifestyle store features exclusively LEE Industries furniture, Matouk linens, Sferra and Lynn Chase as well as a wonderful selection of designer fabrics. It's the new favorite haunt and not to be missed! Visit us in person or on our website.

Oliver Wolcott Library: Jamie Gagarin Gallery

160 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-8030. The Oliver Wolcott Library's Jamie Gagarin Gallery features established and emerging regional artists. Each artist has a two-month exhibit. All artwork, except student work shown in January and February, is for sale directly benefiting the library. Call for Gallery hours. The Oliver Wolcott Library is open 7 days a week and three nights until 9 PM.

P.S. Gallery

41 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On-The-Green,  Phone: (860) 567-1059. This charming gallery has featured some of Connecticut's most talented artists for more than 30 years. The New York Times stated owner Pat Steier was "a pioneer in Litchfield's art boom." The gallery shows original paintings, prints and sculpture by area artists. You may now view and purchase artwork on our website. Framing is also available. Open Thurs. –Sun. 11am-4 pm all year.