Danbury Farmer's Market - 6th Season at Kennedy Park

06/26/2015 to 10/30/2015

Main & Elm Streets, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 792 1711.

On Friday at Kennedy Park CLAMS, HEIRLOOMS & MORE!

The Danbury Farmers' Market opens on Friday, June 26th at Kennedy Park (Main & Elm Streets). The Market, with its focus on Connecticut Grown produce - clams, heirlooms and more - will be open every Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm, through October 30th. Debit and credit cards are accepted.  Danbury Farmers' Market, featuring Connecticut Grown produce, entertainment, and an extensive nutrition-in-action program. Fridays, June 26 to October 30 , 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kennedy Park, Elm Street at Main. (203) 792 1711, citycenterdanbury.com

New England Carousel Museum Sponsors Harley Raffle--Bristol

07/13/2015 to 11/21/2015

95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for our Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the Museum. Stop in at The New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help benefit the Museum's educational programming and general operations. First prize is a splendid 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle, second prize is a 5' x 8' trailer, and third prize is a $100.00 gift certificate, redeemable at Yankee Harley Davidson 488 Farmington Ave, Bristol. Two thousand five hundred tickets will be sold at $20.00 per ticket. The public drawing will be held at The New England Carousel Museum on Saturday, November 21st, 2015, at 7 P.M.

Sharon Historical Society & Museum Hosts Art Show at the Gallery--"Putting It All Together"

07/25/2015 to 09/10/2015

18 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5688.

The Sharon Historical Society & Museum announces the opening on July 25, 2015 of its upcoming art show at the Gallery @the SHS titled "Putting It All Together". The show consists of quilted, collaged and assembled work in mixed media and will feature an eclectic grouping of pieces by local artists Ingrid Freidenbergs, Stephen Garmey, Ghost of a Dream, Gail Jacobson, Paul Neuman, Kate Stiassni and John Walker. Viewers will have an opportunity to appreciate, enjoy and be inspired by the full meaning of the expression "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts." Illustrating fascinating overlaps among art forms and drawing connections between past and present, several antique or vintage quilts from the Sharon Historical Society & Museum's permanent collection will be on display at the SHS as companion pieces to the show. The exhibit runs from July 25 through September 10. An opening reception to which the public is invited free of charge will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 5:00 to 7:00PM. All purchases support the Sharon Historical Society & Museum's mission.

Lime Rock’s Traditional Labor Day Weekend Historic Festival 33

09/03/2015 to 09/07/2015

60 White Hollow Rd., Lime Rock, CT Phone: 860-435-5000.

Since 1983, the East Coast's premier vintage and historic motorsport event has been Lime Rock's Historic Festival and its companion Sunday in the Park Concours & Gathering of the Marques. Honored Guests and Honored Collectors help create five days of motoring magnificence that begins with the free Vintage Race Car Parade and Falls Village Street Fair on Thursday, Sept. 3, continues with racing on Friday and Saturday, the Concours and Gathering on Sunday (more than 1,200 cars are in the Park!), and ends at 6:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, when the final checkered flag falls on the last of 40 races. As always, more than 250 vintage and historic race cars will fill A Paddock, the Swap Meet in B Paddock will be packed, the Midway is alive with activities – and the racing on the track is non-stop from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Monday. Historic Festival 33... There's nothing else like it anywhere in North America.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Nature's Child: Incredible Insects


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

NATURE'S CHILD: Incredible Insects – Fri. Sept. 4, 10:30 am. Join naturalist Wendy to discover the critters who live in our park's beautiful yellow flowers. You'll be amazed to find how many tiny creatures live on our goldenrod. TUITION: $6.00 per family ($4.00 for Ansonia residents or current FANCI members). Please register in advance.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble Concert: The Heavenly Harp, the Sultry Clarinet

09/04/2015 to 09/05/2015

Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-355-5930.

The Heavenly Harp, the Sultry Clarinet--Featuring Harpist Stacey Shames, Susan Rotholz, flute and Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet. Ravel. Introduction and Allegro, Jongen Trio, Quintets by Brahms and Boccherini. Friday, September 4, 8 pm, St. Andrew's Church, Kent, CT. Saturday September 5, 8 pm, Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Sherman, CT.

Town Players of Newtown Present Bus Stop

09/04/2015 to 09/26/2015

Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-270-9144.

Bus Stop By William Inge. Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays September 4 – 26 at 8 PM. Matinee performances Sunday September 13 & 20 at 2 PM. Directed By Brian DeToma. A busload of passengers from Kansas City seek shelter at a roadside diner during a snowstorm, finding respite from the storm as well as friendship and romance. Check the website for ticket information.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society - 911 Exhibit on Display


165 Whisconer Road,, Brookfield, CT Phone: (203)740-8140.

 On September 5 and 2015 from Noon to 4 PM the Brookfield Historical Society will honor the memory of four victims with ties to Brookfield who perished during the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. There will be a memorial display as well personal testimonials and recorded acts of courage by Brookfield first responders. This year marks the 14th anniversary of the tragic event and area residents are encouraged to visit. The memorial display will be on view at the Brookfield Museum located at 165 Whisconer Road, Brookfield Center at the intersection of Route 25 and 133.


Colebrook Labor Day Weekend Fair


Colebrook Center, Rte. 183 and Smith Hill Rd., Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-738-3359.

Colebrook Fair Saturday - The Fair is all around the center of Colebrook.  Rain or shine -  Starting at 8: 00 a.m to 3 p.m. This historic fair has something for everyone: Frog jumping contest, pet show judging, crafters, vendors, food concessions, a bake sale at the church, a car show, silent and teacup auctions, flea market, Colebrook Fire Dept. touch a fire truck, children’s games, including a pie eating contest.  New this year is a Civil War Reenactment.  For car show information contact Jon or Sherri at 860-379-3751. Also contact Ron at 860-379-7273 for the Cardboard Boat Regatta. Also for for vendor information contact  Barbara  860-738-9521 before Aug. 20.  FAIR TIMELINE: 8:00 - Cardboard Boat Regatta registration at the pond. 8:30  - Car Show registration at the recreation area.  This event is sponsored by the Town of Colebrook. For more information call 860-738-3359or visit the website.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Things that Go Bump in the Night-Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

September 5, 2015--Things that Go Bump in the Night. Join Gerri Griswold for a night walk. Learn to identify all of those insect, owl, and frog voices that lend such beautiful ambience to a summer evening. Watch for and even LISTEN to bats (with an ultrasound detector of course!) 8:00 P.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room. After the walk, you will be treated to a well-deserved snack! Limited to 20 QUIET people! Pre-registration is required. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.