Flanders Nature Center Sept. Art Program

09/07/2016 to 09/28/2016

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711, ext. 10, .

Wildlife artist Melody Asbury will be offering a four week class on painting animals at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust in September. Students will have the opportunity to paint from photographs, an assortment of taxidermy animals and/or Flanders own livestock. All artistic levels are welcome and any medium can be used. The 4 class series will begin on Wednesday September 7 with classes also held on the following Wednesdays of September 14, 21 and 28. All classes will be held from 7 to 9 PM. The cost for the series is $100 for members or $150 for non-members.

Newtown Arts Festival

09/16/2016 to 10/01/2016

Newtown, CT

A wide variety of events and entertainment. Friday, September 16 - Rooster Bash & BBQ . Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18 - Newtown Arts Festival including entertainment, food, juried artist and artisan exhibit and sale, lantern making 12 - 4, live performance of Comedy Intended at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 21- Improv Night. Friday, September 23 - Random Acts of Chamber Music featuring The New England New Music Ensemble (N.E.N.M.E.). Saturday, September 24 - 2nd Annual Lantern Parade -7:00 PM Evening Parade on the Fruit Trail. Sunday, September 25 - Newtown Dance Collaborative. Thursday, September 29 - Rear Window. Friday, September 30 - Opening Night of "The Mousetrap" and  Friday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1 - Music in the Streets. Check website for times and locations as well as for up to date information at this town wide event.

TheatreWorks New Milford - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

09/16/2016 to 09/30/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6863.

Performances on SEPTEMBER 16,17 22,23,24 30. A classic tale of love, hope and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. A young scholar travels into the Wild West in search of a new life, only to end up beaten and left for dead on the dusty streets of Twotrees by notorious outlaw Liberty Valance. A local girl gives him purpose in this broken land. But when Valance returns to finish what he started, he must make the choice: turn and run or stand and fight... and become The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Washington Art Association 9th Annual Atelier Show

09/24/2016 to 10/08/2016

4 bryan memorial plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860.868.2878 .

Please join us at this popular event--an affordable way to add to your art collection! Opening Reception: Saturday, September 24th from 4 - 6pm. Fees: All are welcome; free and open to the public Gallery Hours: M - Sa.: 10am - 5pm; Closed Sundays and Mondays.

50th annual Witch's Dungeon Events

09/25/2016 to 10/31/2016

Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street , Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 583-8306 .

Open on Sept 30 - October 2 for a full season of five weekends - Oct. 7 thru 9 - Oct. 14 thru 16 - Oct. 21 thru 23- Oct. 29 thru 31. Fri. Sat. & Sun. evenings only 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Not recommended for children under 7 years old -
While waiting for each wax museum tour, you can view actual film props, actor's life casts and movie posters, or step into our film room, to view classic silent horror movies, shown on film, not video. Featuring far more life size figures & original movie props than we have ever had on display before! Figures based on the classic films of Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and more. Continuing our status as the longest running Halloween attraction in the entire country, since 1966 -
our 48th season - a Bristol tradition! Donation of $6.00 - all ages benefits The Bristol Historical Society & The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum - both are non-profit organizations. - Full details and directions on our website www.preservehollywood.org. Special Guests and Events include: October 1 - Saturday -7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Victoria Price, Vincent Price's daughter - Puppeteer & director, Bill Diamond will be a guest.  October 10 - Monday, Columbus Day - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Full dungeon tour and Halloween cartoons on film,  October 14 - Saturday - 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Scot Haney, WFSB TV personality - host of "Better Connecticut"  October 21 - Friday - 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Daniel Roebuck - actor in films - "Final Destination" & "River's Edge" October 22 - Saturday - Special 50th Anniversary U.S. Postal Cancellation October 31 - Monday - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Sara Karloff, Boris Karloff's daughter - Puppeteer & Director, Bill Diamond will be a guest.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

09/28/2016 to 10/04/2016

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

18th Annual Wisdom Award — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/28/2016 to 09/28/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

An evening honoring the lives and service of Sandra B. Roberts for Providing Hope for the Future
and Ron Leal and Joseph Montebello for being Enthusiasts for Community.

This award is given by the Daughters of Wisdom through Wisdom House.
Call for information, (860) 567-3163

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Finnegan’s Farm Harvest Dinner


44 Upland Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

6:00-9:00pm. $65.00 This class will start in the fields of Finnegan's Farm harvesting the ingredients for our sublime dinner. Bill Finnegan will give a brief lecture about his farming practices before we snip the radish, squash and various other vegetables needed for our meal and bring them back to The Silo for preparation. This is a demo class.

Flanders Nature Center Needle Felting


596 Flanders Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

7 p.m. Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals will lead a workshop on needle felting an easy-to-learn craft that involves using a barbed needle to sculpt wool. The featured kit for the month of September is hedgehogs. People also have the option of choosing from a large variety of other available kits ranging in price from $15 to $35.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Painting Uncorked!


258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

7 pm to 9 pm $25; $20 member. Enjoy an evening of painting, paired with a glass of wine, light hors d'oeuvres, and great conversation with Carmelo Blandino, a master painter and former Ridgefield resident. Whether you are an aspiring artist or just looking to explore your artistic side, join us for a night of creativity. Materials, wine, and refreshments are included. Must by 21 or older. To register, visit aldrichart.org.