Ameico

29 Church Street, New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 354-8765. AMEICO offers a wide variety of 20th and 21st century design products for the home and office, personal accessories, kids products, lighting, furniture, and art. Housed in the historic 1917 Telephone Exchange Building of New Milford. Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, and Sat (seasonal only) 11am-4pm. 

Brookfield Craft Center

286 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804.

(203) 775-4526. National profile not-for-profit school and gallery for fine craft housed in six vintage buildings overlooking the Still River at Halfway Falls. Classes and workshops in glass, ceramics, jewelry making, woodturning, fiber and blacksmithing. Juried gallery exhibitions. Gift shop features American fine crafts exclusively. Year round Fri. 10-2, Sat. 11-5, Sun. 12-4. Check the web site for Special Holiday hours.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society

165 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT 06804.

(203) 740-8140. Displays many artifacts relating to Brookfield history. The Research Library includes literature, papers, letters, maps, photographs and other ephemera relating to Brookfield's past, an extensive collection of Civil War books and detailed information on local genealogy. Gift shop contains items of local interest. A historic formal garden with gazebo is located on grounds. Open every Sat. noon – 4, or by appt.

Brookfield Theatre for the Arts

184 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804.

(203) 775-0023. Providing live performing arts. Open year-round. Visit Website for tickets.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority

43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810.

(203) 743-5200. The museum maintains the John and Mary Rider House (c. 1785) with exhibits reflecting life before, during and after the Revolutionary War; the John Dodd Hat Shop (c. 1790) details the processes used in hat production and displays a variety of Danbury hats; the Marian Anderson Studio has exhibits celebrating the life of world renowned contralto Marian Anderson, and maintains the birthplace of Pulitzer Prize winner and father of modern American music Charles Ives. Take a self-guided walk around Ives birthplace (interior closed). Sat. 10-4.

Danbury Railway Museum

120 White St., Danbury, CT 06810.

(203) 778-8337. Over sixty vintage locomotives and railroad cars are on display; some are open for tours. Educational exhibits of railroad artifacts and photographs. Four operating model train layouts. Train rides on weekends in rail yard April thru Nov. Summer Hours: June, Jul., Aug. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5. Winter Hours: Sept. thru May Wed.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4. Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 3-12 yrs. $4, Children 2 yrs. & under free. Train rides extra. Special prices for events – call for details.

DiGrazia Vineyards

131 Tower Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804.

This winery offers informative guided winery tours and wine tasting daily from 11-5. Country gift shop, outdoor & indoor seating, outside food allowed in, we do not offer food for sale, larger groups 10 plus please call otherwise no reservation needed. Full range of Estate Bottled table and dessert wines made from grapes as well as Connecticut grown apple, blueberry and pear. Children, larger vehicles and pets always welcome. For seasonal events digraziavineyards.com, phone (203) 775-1616.

Elephant's Trunk Flea Market

490 Federal Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

On Rte. 7. (508) 265-9911. New England's largest outdoor flea market. Over 300 dealers selling collectibles, antiques, plants, furniture, toys, and more. Open every Sunday between Apr. & Nov. No pets allowed on premises. Early buyers 5:45 a.m.–7 a.m. Adm. $20. PP. Gates open for general admission to the public 7 a.m.–2 p.m. Adm. $2. PP. Dealer Space 20' x 20' $50 each. Managed, by Gregory H. Baecker.

Gregory James Gallery

93 Park Lane Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 354-3436. The gallery features the original art of prominent, emerging and established artists of the Northeast, ranging in style from realism to abstract. A few of the gallery's award-winning artists include: James Coe, Christopher Magadini, Alain Picard, Bill Rice, Thomas Adkins, Ralph Della-Volpe, Woldemar Neufeld, John Swatsley, and Scott Zuckerman. Mon., Wed., Fri. 10-6, Tues., Thurs., Sat. 10-5, & Sun. 11-4.

Harrybrooke Park

100 Still River Dr. , New Milford, CT 06776.

New Milford. 48-acre park open dawn to dusk year-round offers Harden House Museum, three event pavilions (wedding and event packages), duck pond, nature trails, wetlands, a walking/bike loop, scenic views of Still River. www.harrybrookepark.org. (860) 799-6520. Charge: none.