Wings of Freedom Tour Brings Vintage Airplanes to Oxford

09/05/0204 to 09/07/2014

Waterbury-Oxford Airport , Oxford, CT Phone: 860-568-8924.

The Wings of Freedom Tour will be at the Oxford Airport from September 5 to September 7, 2014 and arrive at 2 p.m. on Sept. 5th and depart on Sunday at 5 p.m.  The Tour brings historic aviation to your community.  Tour through the authentically restored aircraft or take a flight aboard for the ultimate immersion in history.  The B-17, B-24 and P-51 are on the 25th season of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out; $15 for adults and $6 for children under age 12.  WWII veterans can tour through the aircraft a no cost.  Call for further information.

Book Sale - Hunts Library

01/03/2009 to 01/03/2009

Main St., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7424. New books. in great condition. (Always held on the 1st Saturday of every month) 10 - 1 p.m.

BS of Bacchus Wine Class at Haight Brown Vineyard

01/03/2009 to 01/04/2009

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Saturday, January 3, 2008 and Sunday, January 4th at 3PM at the Haight-Brown Vineyard, Litchfield join the BS of Bacchus Wine Class. $15. per person. Call for further information and to register.

Coffee Hour Reading at Washington Senior Center

01/05/2009 to 01/05/2009

Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

Join the Washington Senior Center for coffee hour readings from the archives of the Gunn Historical Museum, on the first Monday of the month: January 5th starting at 10AM. Staff from the Gunn Museum will be reading research papers from the museum archives, sharing photos, stories and reminiscing about Washington history. The January reading will be a paper called The History of Nettleton Hollow by Mrs. Charles Sherman Hollister --Lora Nettleton. The event is free and open to the public. Call for further information.

Ready To Read Weekend with 'Franklin' & 'Strawberry Shortcake'

01/06/2009 to 01/06/2009

Route 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

Quassy Amusement Park kicks off its 2009 Ready to Read Program May 2-3 with special appearances by 'Franklin' The Turtle and 'Strawberry Shortcake.' Kids can pick up their summer reading forms and earn a free ride pass to Quassy! Meet and greet sessions at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. both days. Note: 'Franklin' and 'Strawberry Shortcake' appearances may alternate during the afternoon, so please plan on being at the park during scheduled times. Rides operate noon to 6 p.m.

All About Owls Program at Bent of the River Audubon Center

01/08/2009 to 01/08/2009

185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, 06488. Phone: 203-736-1053.

On Thursday, January 8,2009 from 7PM to 8PM All About Owls Program conducted by Ken Elkins, Education Program Manager. Ken will discuss all ten species of owls that have been known to visit Connecticut and share with you his personal experiences with them along with their natural history. Afterwords,if weather permits, Ken will attempt to call in owls to the barn lawn using his voice and recordings. Call for further information.

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Concert

01/10/2009 to 01/10/2009

80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-3889.

On Saturday, January 10, 2008 at 8PM the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra will host a concert at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Gerald Steichen, Music Director. Stravinsky Concerto in E-flat, Dumbarton Oaks, Haydn Symphony No. 45, Farewell and others. Tickets $25-$50. Call for reservations and further information.

Animal Totems as Spirit Guides

01/10/2009 to 01/10/2009

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Native American cultures believe in animal totems that guide us along our life journey. Various animals, such as hawk, deer and fox come in and out of our lives depending on the direction our lives head and the tasks we need to complete. Native Americans, Shamans and Medicine People believe these animals carry a message to help guide us along our spiritual path. Join Lupo Connell, local herbalist and flower essence practitioner on Saturday January 10, 2009 at 1:00pm to explore this traditional belief and aid your own journey of self discovery and awareness.

CT Educators may earn 0.1 CEU's Fee:$12 Adults; $10 IAIS Members

Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge-Ski Sundown

01/10/2009 to 01/10/2009

Ratlum Rd., off Rt. 44 and Rt. 219, New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-SNOW.

The Dew Crew returns to Ski Sundown for the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge. One of the largest events of the season, the Verical Challenge offers skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities the chance to sign up for a free fun race on Gunbarrel with Race Awards and Victory Party to follow. Participants receive tons of great prizes courtesy of Mountain Dew and other sponsors and can qualify for the regional Vertical Challenge. Music and fun for the entire family. Call for time and further information.

Haight-Brown Vineyard /Chocolate Decadence Event

01/10/2009 to 01/11/2009

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Saturday, January 10, 2008 and Sunday, January 11th at 3PM Haight Brown Winery will hold a Chocolate Decadence Wine Event. $15 per person. Registration required. Call or go to the website.