Averill Farm

250 Calhoun St., Washington Depot, CT 06798.

(860) 868-2777. 10th generation family farm on a scenic hill growing 100+ varieties of apples and pears, many available for pick-your-own. We make sweet and hard cider, cider doughnuts, baked goods, vinegars, and jams, along with offering a wide variety of goods from local farms. Open daily 9:30 – 5:30 in season.

Averill Farm

250 Calhoun St., Washington Depot, CT 06794.

(860) 868-2777. 10th generation family farm on a scenic hill growing 100+ varieties of apples and pears, many available for pick-your-own. We make sweet and hard cider, cider doughnuts, baked goods, vinegars, and jams, along with offering a wide variety of goods from local farms. Open daily 9:30 – 5:30 in season.

Backcountry Outfitters

5 Bridge Street, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3377. Outdoor specialty shop is a popular stop for locals & visitors. In addition to apparel, we carry maps, books, fishing tackle, work of local artisans, and gift baskets with food from local companies. Spectacular candy selection. Rent: snowshoes, cross-country skis & skates. We sharpen skates. In the center of it all is homemade Annie Bananie Ice Cream from Jane's of Kingston, NY. Mon.- Sat. 9 – 6; Sun. 10 - 4. Summer hours til 8 pm. A fun stop for all ages.

Backcountry Outfitters

5 Bridge Street, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3377. Outdoor specialty shop is a popular stop for locals & visitors. In addition to apparel, we carry maps, books, fishing tackle, work of local artisans, and gift baskets with food from local companies. Spectacular candy selection. Rent: snowshoes, cross-country skis & skates. We sharpen skates. In the center of it all is homemade Annie Bananie Ice Cream from Jane's of Kingston, NY. Mon.- Sat. 9 – 6; Sun. 10 - 4. Summer hours til 8 pm. A fun stop for all ages.

Black Sheep Yarns

12 Old Barn Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3808. Selected by Connecticut Magazine in 2014 & 2013 as the state's best yarn shop that offers an atmosphere of fun, encouragement and free expert advice for your new or current projects. You're always welcome to spend an afternoon learning this time-honored craft, chatting and shopping for all your needle art needs. New yarns arrive weekly. Classes and annual retreat in April, 2016. Closed Tues. Open Mon. – Sat. 10 – 5, Sun. 11:30 – 5.

Club Getaway

59 South Kent Road, Kent, CT 06757.

(877) 746-7529. Unique and exclusive weekend weddings in the Litchfield Hills overlooking a sparkling mountain lake. Make your big day last all weekend. Start your lives together with a weekend that is the perfect marriage of adventure, fun and elegance. For the cost of a typical 5-hour wedding, you can have exclusive use of Club Getaway's spectacular 300 acre lakeside resort in Kent, CT. Have your ceremony on the lawn overlooking the mountains, cocktails by the lake and reception under a white wedding tent overlooking it all. Country cabins and dining facilities accommodate up to 250 overnight guests. Country Day Weddings also available.

Club Getaway

59 South Kent Road, Kent, CT 06757.

Box 737, (877) 746-7529. Unique and exclusive weekend weddings in the Litchfield Hills overlooking a sparkling mountain lake. Make your big day last all weekend. Start your lives together with a weekend that is the perfect marriage of adventure, fun and elegance. For the cost of a typical 5-hour wedding, you can have exclusive use of Club Getaway's spectacular 300 acre lakeside resort in Kent, Connecticut. Have your ceremony on the lawn overlooking the mountains, cocktails by the lake and reception under a white wedding tent overlooking it all. Country cabins and dining facilities accommodate up to 250 overnight guests. Country Day Weddings also available.

Company Store Antiques

30 Kent Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

Route 7 North (across from Sloane-Stanley Museum),  Phone: (860) 927-3430. A restored Company Store offers country, formal, and original grain painted furniture. Also, folk art, decoys, paintings, silver, tools, French enameled ware, clocks, accessories, and estate jewelry. Open 7 days 11-5. AE/VISA/MC/DISCOVER.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum

31 Kent Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

Next to Sloane-Stanley Museum. (860) 927-0050. This industrial museum has the largest display of steam & gas tractors in the state. A working narrow gage railroad, industrial hall with working steam engines, mining exhibit building, and the Cream Hill Agricultural School on grounds. May - Oct., Wed. - Sun. 10 - 4. 

Country Clothes

11 North Main Street, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-4064. We are your destination if you are looking for comfortable clothes and casual elegance. Discover out of the ordinary selections from special makers of functional fashions. Find unusually distinctive apparel and accessories by independent designers such as Bettina Riedel, Christopher Calvin, Simply Silk and Alashan Cashmere. The best in women's wear all in one place.