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.

Walker Road Vineyard - Come to the Barn and Taste Our Wine - Woodbury

12/16/2011 to 11/17/2013

11 Walker Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-0768.

Sat. & Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Come to our Barn and Taste Our Wine.   Walker Road Vineyards is a small farm winery in Woodbury which has produced award winning wines, and has gained a following in the local market, including some local restaurants. Join us for a discussion in the barn/ tasting room at Walker Road Vineyards. Directions: From I-84 Exit 15 go North on Route 6 for 7 miles to the North End of Woodbury. Make a right on to Middle Road Turnpike. Continue one mile and turn left on Minortown Road for ¼ mile. Walker Road is on the right, and the Winery is the first house on the right.

Naugatuck Historical Society Hosts Readings from Civil War Soldiers

01/05/2012

195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

On Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 6-8PM at the Naugatuck Historical Society a reading of Civil War Soldiers' Letters will take place.  Join us as our own Abraham Lincoln and Lewis Dube read allowed the letters from Sheldon Payne and other Civil War soldiers.  Admission is free for members $2 for non-members.  Check the website for further information.

Gunn Memorial Library Hosts Wykeham Consort Christmas--Washington, CT

01/05/2012

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Join us on Thursday, January 5,  2012 at 6:30 pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library for a delightful evening of festive music of the season as the Wykeham Consort plays English and Spanish Christmas songs of the Renaissance. Wykeham Consort members include soprano, Matilda Giampietro, Erica Warnock playing tenor and bass viols, Sarah Jane Chelminski on recorder and guitarist, Andrew Lafreniere. This program is free and open to the public.   Registration is recommended.Please call the Library for further information.

All Jazz First Thursday at Mattatuck Museum Featuring Mario Pavone--Waterbury

01/05/2012

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

Bassist and composer Mario Pavone will perform at the Mattatuck Museum's First Thursday on January 5, 2012 from 5:30 - 7:30pm. All are invited to come and enjoy a thrilling evening of jazz with this music legend and Waterbury, CT native who will be accompanied by alto saxophonist Kris Allen, Russ Johnson on trumpet, Craig Hartley on piano, trombonist Peter McEachern and George Schuller on drums and percussion. Unlike most artists whose careers span five decades, his most recent recordings are his most widely acclaimed, appearing on best-of-the-year lists from the Village Voice and the New York Times, among others. He currently serves as an educator, administrator and board member for the Litchfield Jazz Festival and Litchfield Summer Jazz Camp in Litchfield, Connecticut. Mario Pavone has been awarded the prestigious 2009 Chamber Music America / New Jazz Works / Commissioning and Ensemble Grant. He was one of 12 recipients chosen from a pool of 161 applications. In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious New Work Commission from the Chamber Music America funded by the Doris Duke Foundation.

Warner Theatre Features MOMIX--New Mix--Torrington

01/07/2012 to 01/08/2012

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On January 7 and 8, 2012 the internationally acclaimed Momix dance troupe will celebrate its ability to conjure up a world of surrealistic images using props, light, shadow, humor and the human body.  Now, the Wasington CT based company of artists showcases over 30 years of the company's evolution while profiling new pieces for Warner audiences that create a spectacle showcasing their revolutionary artistry, exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty.  Call for tickets and further information.

Annual Three Kings Day Celebration at Trinity Episcopal Church-Torrington

01/07/2012

220 Prospect St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6027.

On Saturday, January 7, 2012 the Trinity Arts Series continues with the Annual Three Kings Celebration at the Trinity  Church, Torrington at 7:30PM featuring the Fiesta del Norte, a Mariachi band.  Come and clap, dance and maybe join a conga line.  Free and open to the public.

Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Palace Theater

01/07/2012

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

1pm & 6pm. In conjunction with the beloved BIG dog's 50th anniversary, Clifford and his friends embark on an all new musical adventure. Sponsored by Naugatuck Savings Bank.

Weight Loss and Organization at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

01/07/2012 to 01/07/2012

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

Time management, food preparation, kitchen organizing and other skills related to weight loss and health. Presenter: Susan Lovallo. Fee: $40 (includes lunch). Non-refundable deposit: $15. Bring a friend for $20 payable with registration. For more information and to register, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org.

 

New Years Victorian Tea Party at Gunn Memorial Museum--Wasington. CT

01/08/2012

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

Ring in the New Year with an old-fashioned Victorian Tea Party at the Gunn Memorial Museum on Sunday January 8, 2012 from 1-3pm. The snow date is Sunday January 15. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the spectacular holiday exhibit, The Magical Christmas Horse, and socialize with friends in a festive setting. Guests are asked to bring their favorite tea cup, we'll provide the rest. This holiday season at the Gunn Museum features whimsical displays of spectacular vintage toy horses of all shapes and sizes, Christmas trees and Wendell Minor's paintings from the book, The Magical Christmas Horse, by Mary Higgins Clark. The setting of The Magical Christmas Horse is based on the historic 1746 Averill Farm in Washington, Connecticut and the Gunn Museum's toy horse is the inspiration behind this enchanting holiday story. The exhibit will be on display until Sunday January 22. The Gunn Memorial Museum is located at 5 Wykeham Road, the intersection of Wykeham Road and Route 47, on Washington Green. Registration is requested; please call the Museum at 860-868-7756.