Rustic Country Barn - April Spring Sale - New Milford

04/01/2014 to 04/30/2014

101 Park Lane Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-4145 or Toll Free 866-787-7778.

April Sale ~  All Candles, Potpourri, Tarts & Wrought Iron 20% off! Treat yourself, you deserve it.   All of our Candles, Potpourri, Tarts and Wrought Iron items are 20 % off this month only. Don't miss out!

Sharon Historical Society Time Stands Still

04/21/2014 to 04/26/2014

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

The art of still life.  Museum Hours: Wednesday & Saturday from 10AM - 2PM Thursday & Friday from 10AM - 4PM

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Backyard/Small Chicken Flock Management


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 p.m. Fresh Eggs! Raise chickens in your own backyard. Learn what raising backyard chickens entail. In this seminar you will learn about selecting the right bird, how to house, feed, and manage your flock and some basic health and disease management. This seminar will be taught by Michael J. Darre, Ph.D., P.A.S., Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist at UConn. Dr. Darre has more than 40 years of experience with poultry and holds small flock seminars throughout the state. This program is free and open to the public.

Imagine Nation Museum - Earth to Earthworms - Bristol


1 Pleasant St., CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

Imagine Nation Museum presents: Earth to Earthworms on Wednesday, April 23 from 9:30am-5pm. Calling all earthworms! Earth has a mission for you; turning dirt into nutritious, rich soil. In rich soil. To honor Earth Day, 4/22, take an up-close look at worms in action & touch them too!

Imagine Nation Museum - April Youth Poetry Contest


One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

April Youth Poetry Contest. Write and rhyme your way to the top!. April is National  Poetry Month. Children in grades K-6 are eligible to enter their original writing. Submission deadline is Friday, April 11th. Winners are invited to read their work at our Poetry Slam on Wednesday, April 23rd at 4:30 p.m. Call for more details.

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Melissa Etheridge: This is ME Solo


80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

Melissa Etheridge: This is ME Solo--Thu, 04/24/2014 - 8:00pm. A limited run in an intimate setting, Melissa will be playing acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica and piano. "I enjoy doing the solo shows not only get to ready for a new album, I also love to dive into my catalogue of songs and bring a new freshness to my older material. It is such an intimate experience with the audience, and it is truly one of my favorite ways to perform." The Academy Award winning, Multiple Grammy Winning, Melissa Etheridge needs little introduction.Her raspy vocal style and riveting stage presence has been captivating audiences for more than three decades. Throughout her illustrious career (which includes 12 studio albums), Etheridge has topped the Billboard charts, won an Academy Award, written multiple Platinum certified records, survived Cancer, become a leading voice for the LGBT community and done so with incredible poise and grace.Etheridge has also received numerous other awards including a Juno Award, ASCAP's Songwriter of the Year Award, ASCAP's Founders Award, a GLAAD Media Award and 13 additional Grammy nominations. Don't miss this solo acoustic performance from a true music icon. Call to purchase tickets or check the website.

Infinity Music Hall Presents McLovins and The Interlopers--Norfolk


Route 44, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 866-666-6306.

On April 24, 2014 at 7:30PM the McLovins return to the Norfolk.  Coming off the heels of their brand new release Beautiful Lights, Connecticut based improve-rock band McLovins returns to the Infinity stage. While their name might be inspired by a fictional movie character there is nothing phony about these guys or their music. Joining them is Great Barrington’s The Interlopers a group that promises their songs that will leave the crowd smiling no matter the cost. Each band brings their set of original music to life bending genres like Funk, Jazz and Pop. McLovins specialize in the creation of dynamic and improvised sound, influenced by the members' disparate and eclectic musical influences. The band currently includes Jason Ott, Jake Huffman, Justin Berger and Atticus Kelly. These College students from Connecticut, embrace simultaneous and intricate improvisation with a more versatile front line in which all members are singing in four-part harmony, writing lyrics & music, as well as expounding on one another's musical ideas. Set list segues and fiery improvisations are a staple of the band's performances, keeping their audience always guessing what's coming next and wanting more!

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Coyotes in Connecticut


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Coyotes in Connecticut. Join Paul Rego, Wildlife Biologist, CT DEEP, at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. and learn about the habitat of the Eastern Coyote. Coyotes have adapted well to living in proximity to humans. You are likely to see or hear one. How can you distinguish a coyote from a dog? Why are they often mistaken for wolves? What do they eat? Are they dangerous? Come to Paul Rego's presentation to find the answers to your questions about coyotes. All are welcome. Sponsored by Winchester Land Trust and Beardsley and Memorial Library. This program is free and open to the public.

History Bities Lecture Series -- Litchfield Historical Society -- How We Didn't Work: The Rise of Litchfield's Tourism Industry


7 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Thursday, Aprill24, 2014 at noon the Litchfield Historical Society will present How We Didn't Work: The Rise of Litchfield's Tourism Industry.  The lecture will be presented by Kate Meador, Curator of Education.  Free and open to the public. 

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Hosts Wine with Friends--Wine Tasting


43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

On April 24, 2014 the Danbury Historical Society and Museum will sponsor Wine with Friends a special tasting sponsored by Stew Leonard's Wine Shopto benefit the museum. 6pm to 8pm $20 members; $25 non-members. AND get a sneak preview of Quintessential Quilts, the 2014 Summer/Fall Exhibit! Check the website for further information.