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.

Gunn Memorial Library -- The History of Nettleton Hollow--

02/02/2009 to 02/02/2009

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

On Monday, February 2, 2009 at 10AM at the Senior Center in Bryan Hall Plaza in Washington Depot The History of Nettleton Hollow by Mrs. Charles Sherman Hollister will be presented. The former Lora Nettleton wrote her story at the Hollister Homestead in 1908. Guests will enjoy the reading, good coffee and conversation. Further information call 860-868-7756.

From Rainforest to Polar Bears:Tackling Alaska's Conservation Challenges

02/02/2009 to 02/02/2009

Route 202, Litchfield, 06759.

The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society is scheduled to hold its monthly meeting at 7:30PM on Monday, February 2, 2009 at the Litchfield Community Center. After the meeting, Lauren Hierl, Alaska policy associate of the National Audubon Society will present a program titled: From Rainforest to Polar Bears: Tackling Alaska's Conservation Challenges. Hierl is an environmentalist and conservationist who will discuss issues and challenges that have threatened the national parks and forests in Alaska and how she is working to protect them. The public is welcome. Admission is free.

Celebrate First Thursday with the Willie Nininger Trio!

02/05/2009 to 02/05/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 753-0381. Fax: (203) 756-6283.

Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 5:30-7:30 pm

Popular singer-songwriter-guitarist Willie Nininger, keyboardist John Kuhner, and drummer Ken Melton, delight with a Valentine's Day medley of blue-grass, country, oldies, and original compositions. Laugh along with the antics of this hilarious trio.

First Thursday, a fun, after-hours event, is a great way to meet up with friends,network with business associates, and enjoy live music, hors d?oeuvres and wine. Admission is $7 for members and $15 for non-members. Join the museum on First Thursday and get in free!

Visit Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center for more information.

Infinity Hall Concert--David Wilcox/Laura Herscovitch

02/06/2009 to 02/06/2009

20 Greenwoods Rd., Rte. 44, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

On Friday, February 6, 2009 at 7:30PM Airstream makes its distinctive musical and lyrical points with a range of contemporary styles, from folk balladry to acoustic soul and reggae. David Wilcox's gift allows him to make compelling music out of experiences as common as a parent's mixed joy and alarm about a teenager's first driver's license. Lara Herscovitch is all about great music. Smart and soulful music. Highly original acoustic, folk flavored with pop and at other times blues/jazz/Latin styles. Call for reservations and ticket information.

Celebrate Alexander Calder in New York City!

02/06/2009 to 02/06/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 753-0381. Fax: (203)756-6283.

Spend the day immersed in the works of Alexander Calder! This trip celebrates his artistic genius by visiting two exhibitions: Calder Jewelry at the Metropolitan Museum of Art featuring 90 bracelets, necklaces, earrings, brooches, and tiaras; and Alexander Calder: The Paris Years, 1926-1933 at theWhitney Museum featuring works from his formative years as a sculptor, including his beloved miniature Circus. The trip includes bus transportation, two guided tours of the exhibitions, and time on your own to explore the museums' other exhibits. Lunch is on your own at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cost: $149 for museum members; $175 for non-members. Registration is required. Call (203)753-0381, ext. 10.

Open House at Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education

02/06/2009 to 02/06/2009

68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180 Ext. 148.

On Friday, February 6, 2009 from 6-8PM, the Warner Theatre Ceenter for Arts Education will hold an open house for anyone interested in taking classes in the Spring. Learn all about the Warner Theatre's arts education programs for children, adults and seniors. The Open House will be held at the Carole and Ray Neag Performing Arts Center. Entrance is behind the Warner Theatre off City Hall Avenue. New Additions for spring include: video production and movie making, cartooning, technical theatre, costume design and construction, stage management, acting and audition techniques, Latin dance, yoga for teens and jazz dance. Call for further information.

Winter Festival set for Black Rock State Park

02/07/2009 to 02/07/2009

Rte. 69, Watertown,

The CT Department of Environmental Protection will host its third annual Winter Festival at Black Rock State Park Saturday, February 7, 2009 between 10AM to 3PM. The festival is free with no registration or sign up. Activities include ice fishing, snowshoeing, map and compass, tracking, ice safety rescue demonstration and visits from the state canine search and rescue and the Horse Council-Volunteer Horse Patrol. There will be a bonfire and concession stand available for food and beverages.

Infinity Hall Concert--Lucinda with Guest Michael Connolly/Bess Rogers

02/07/2009 to 02/07/2009

20 Greenwoods Rd., Rte. 44, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

On Saturday evening, February 7, 2009 at 7:30PM at Infinity Hall, Norfolk Lucinda with special guest Michael Connolly/Bess Rogers will present a concert with heartfelt lyrics, strong and memorable melodies, and an undeniable stage presence. Lucinda has captured a grassroots following that most signed artists would die for. Her Acoustic Driven Pop sound has enticed independent radio stations around the world to play her music. With emotional and cutting lyrical content, Michael Connolly delivers a pop/rock sound with a guitar driven heartbeat. Bess Rogers offers a multi-tiered collage of instruments, tones, moods and styles. Bess takes the term signer/songwriter and gives it a swift but loving kick. Call for reservations and ticket information.

Book Signing--The Harney and Sons Guide to Tea-Salisbury

02/07/2009 to 02/07/2009

Noble Horizons, 17 Cobble Rd., Salisbury, Phone: 860-435-9851 Ext. 190.

Michael Harney of Harney and Sons Tea, will speak about and sign his new book, The Harney and Sons Guide to Tea, on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 2PM in the Life-Long Learning Center at Noble Horizons in Salisbury. A guide for both tea neophytes and confirmed tea lovers, the book explains the complex historical agricultural and cultural significance of tea. Following the book discussion, Harney will offer a tea tasting with Harney and Sons teas. Harney's book which he will sign for guests will be available for purchase as will a number of Harney teas and products. Call for further information.