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.

Backcountry Outfitters - Annual Gear and Apparel Swap - Kent

02/01/2013

5 Bridge Street, Kent, CT Phone: 860.927.3377.

On Friday Feb. 1, 2013. Collecting now for swap. Clean out your closets and bring your outdoor gear and apparel. They price it, you get half, they get half and they give part of their portion to Kent Center Scholarship Fund. No motorized equipment and no guns. Please call Backcountry Outfitters for more info at 860.927.3377 for more info. Backcountry Outfitters, 5 Bridge Street, Kent.

All Things White: An Evening Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the White Memorial Foundation

02/02/2013

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

WMCC Education Director Jeff Greenwood and local historian Lee Swift take us on a journey celebrating Whitehall in the grand days of Alain and May White using selections of old photographs from our archives. Before the presentation, sit down to an all white dinner prepared by Chef / Sommelier / Photographer / Adventurer / Perennial Favorite Horst Antosh and Sous Chef Gerri Griswold. All white attire is suggested! 7:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room, Members: $50.00 Non-members: $75.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Space is limited!

St. John’s inaugurates “Saturdays at Seven” Concert Series

02/02/2013

78 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860 868–2527.

St. John's Episcopal Church located at 78 Green Hill Road in Washington, Connecticut, launches the 2013 season of its renowned concert series, "Saturdays at Seven," with a performance on February 2 by the celebrated young virtuoso clarinetist, Romie de Guise–Langlois, who has appeared as both soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages throughout the world. Tickets are $30 per person or $15 for students; season subscriptions are also available at a reduced price.

St. Andrew’s Church Plans Mad Hatters’ Tea Party

02/02/2013

247 Litchfield Road, Marble Dale, CT Phone: 860-927-3193.

Sweet treats are in store for everyone who attends the Mad Hatters’ Tea Party at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Marble Dale on February 2, 3 to 5 p.m. There will be tea – regular, decaf, and flavored coffee, along such treats as scones, lemon squares, eclairs, cream puffs, Russian tea cakes and an assortment of delicious, delightful tea sandwiches. This event is intended for people of all ages, men, women and children. Wear your favorite “tea party” hat and get in for $5. Those without hats will pay $7.

The Institute for American Indian Studies Mark ingram performs! KAlimba harp, bamboo flute, marimba Black history month concert

02/02/2013

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

1:00 pm Celebrate the universal language of music! Through perform- ance, discussion and demonstration local Roxbury resident and musician, Mark Ingram of African American and Cherokee descent, tells the history and evolution of musical instruments through time. Using handmade traditional instruments such as log drums, animal hide drums, marimbas, flutes, kalimbas, banjo and many more Mark weaves a fun exploration of Afri- can-American history, nature, music and art. If you missed this event last year, this is the perfect opportunity to catch it this time! Fee: $12 Adults; $6 Kids Reservations required.

Super Bole Walk in Plymouth

02/03/2013

10 Park Street , Plymouth, CT Phone: 860-921-6118 .

Work off those calories from your Super Bowl party and join the Super Bole Tree Walk on the Plymouth Green on Sunday, February 3. In addition to landmark trees, the tour will include the colonial gravestones in the Burying Ground and a visit inside historic churches. The walk concludes with free refreshments at Antiques at the Green. The walk is free and will last about one hour. Meet in front of the Congregational Church at 10 Park Street at 1 pm. In case of inclement weather, there will be an indoor presentation about the Plymouth Burying Ground. Call 860-921-6118.

Oxford Historical Society Program: Great Show about The Greatest Show on Earth

02/03/2013

60 Towner Lane, Oxford, CT 06478. Phone: 203-888-0230.

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3PM at the Oxford Historical Society a program: Barnum, Tom Thumb and the Tornado will be presented at the Twitchell Rowland Homestead Museum.  Tom Thumb, 3ft 4in as an adult, was discovered by P.T. Barnum at the age of 5 and became an international celebrity as a stage performer.  There will also be a discussion of the effects of the 2010 tornado on the P.T. Barnum Museum in Bridgeport and its restoration.  Admission $3.

Plymouth Land Trust Hosts Super Bowl Walk in Plymouth

02/03/2013

10 Park Street, Plymouth, CT 06782. Phone: 860-921-6118.

Work off those calories from your Super Bowl party and join the Super Bole Tree Walk on the Plymouth Green on Sunday, February 3.  In addition to landmark trees, the tour will include the colonial gravestones in the Burying Ground and a visit inside historic churches. The walk concludes with free refreshments at Antiques at the Green. The walk is free and will last about one hour.Meet in front of the Congregational Church at 10 Park Street at 1 pm.  In case of inclement weather, there will be an indoor presentation about the Plymouth Burying Ground. Call 860-921-6118 or go to www.plymouthlandtrust.org for more information.