Third Thursdays Outdoor Concert Series--New Milford

06/19/2014 to 09/18/2014

On The Green, New Milford, CT 06776.

The Third Thursdays free outdoor concert series in New Milford will run from 7 to 9 on the downtown Green.  Featured act will be Fast Ricky.  Rain date is Friday.  The schedule includes Future Tense for July 17 (rain date July 18), Darik and the Funbags for Aug. 21 (rain date Aug. 22), and The Regulators for September 18 (rain date September 25).  Stores will be open late in the downtown area on concert nights. 

12 Annual Summer Concert Series--Thomaston

06/23/2014 to 08/18/2014

South Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.

The 12th annual Summer Concert Series will begin at 7PM Monday, June 23, 2014 at Seth Thomas Park.  Featured performers will be the hometown band Clearview, which performs classic rock, Motown and a bit of country.  Future concerts in the series include MacTalla Mor on June 30; Last Fair Deal on July 7; Hartford Wailers on July 14; Sunshine Road Show on July 21, Redstone Ridge on July 28, Afro-Semitic Experience on August 4, Thomaston Jazz Orchestra on August 11 and Goldrush on August 18.  All concerts are free.  Parking is available at the Unimetals lot across from the park on Elm St.  Bring chairs and blankets. 

Whites Woods Cross-Country Summer Race Series--Litchfield

06/26/2014 to 08/28/2014

Plumb Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-7569.

The Whites Woods Cross-Country Summer Race Series will being June 26, 2014 and run through August 28th at the White Memorial Conservation Center.  Races will begin at 6:30PM and will be held over four distances ranging from 1.2 miles to 3.1 miles.  Open to runners of all ages and abilities. Races begin at 6:30PM.   Entry is $2.  The dates are June 26, July 15, August 19 and 28.  For further information call the  Litchfield Park and Recreation Department.

Cornwall Library - Art at the Libary - Photography Exhibition - “Light, Reflections" by Martha Loutfi Artist Reception

07/12/2014 to 08/16/2014

30 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6874.

On Saturday 4 - 6 p.m. Light, Reflections Photographs by Martha Scoville Fetherolf Loutfi - Open through August 16, 2014. From a very young age photography has been one of her passions. With an eye open to the variety and beauty of nature, the range of subjects she has captured is wide.  For this show she has chosen to focus on a basic aspect of photography – light. Especially the reflections and shadows it provokes.

Musicals at Richter Presents The Wizard of Oz--Danbury

07/25/2014 to 08/09/2014

100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury, CT 06813. Phone: 203-748-6873.

On July 25, 26, 27, 31; August 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9. "There is no place like Richter" and Dorothy will agree! Come celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the MGM Classic, The Wizard of Oz running July 25th through August 9th. Travel down the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion as they search for the Wizard and the glowing Emerald City. Adapted from the famous movie starring Judy Garland, the stage version incorporates all of your favorite songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "If I Only Had a Brain," and "King of Forest" with the rare dance number "The Jitterbug" which was cut from the original movie.  Check the website for further information.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Opens "Old Center School/One Room Schoolhouse"

07/27/2014 to 09/28/2014

Center Hill Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society's one room schoolhouse, the old Center School on Center Hill Road will be open to the public on three dates:  July 27, August 31 and September 28, 2014 from 1 to 4PM.  Come and find out what school was like in the old days.  Ask questions, read the old books, review a high school entrance exam, try your hand at various toys and games or do some arithmetic problems on a slate.  All free of charge.  Children are especially welcome. 

The Silo and Hunt Hill Farm will host a Community Conversationat Richmond Senior Center


40 Main Street , New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Join the Conversation! on Monday, July 28, at the Richmond Senior Center, 40 Main Street, New Milford, to solicit input and feedback from area residents, neighbors, members of the business and cultural communities, government officials, and other area non-profits.  The Community Conversation will support the Board of Directors of Hunt Hill Farm, which is embarking on a strategic plan update for The Silo and Hunt Hill Farm.  An important part of its planning process is to collect feedback from all members of the community and harness the collective power of collaboration. Visit our website to read more and to RSVP.

Litchfield Historical Society - Adventures in Early American

07/28/2014 to 08/01/2014

7 South Stree, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501 .

Do you have a child who loves history? Are you looking for some historical adventures this summer? The Litchfield Historical Society will hold its week-long Adventures in Early America program this July!




CT Civil War Round Table and the Torrington Historical Society presents Edwin C. Bearss Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service and one of America's most renowned Civil War historians.


First Congregational Church 835 Riverside Avenue, Torrington, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 7:30pm  Presented by...CT Civil War Round Table and the Torrington Historical Society. Admission $5
Free for members of the CT Civil War Round Table and the Torrington Historical Society. Edwin C. Bearss is the Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service and one of America's most renowned Civil War historians. Grant's Vicksburg Campaign. Grant's Vicksburg Campaign is studied as a masterpiece of military operations and a major turning point of the war.  

Gunn Junior Library Program: Sensory Safari--Washington, CT


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2310.

On July 29, 2014 the Gunn Library will host Sensory Safari as children test their senses with interactive challenges.  One hour program is free and open to all ages.  Parents and caregivers should plan to attend with their children.  Registration required.