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.

Beacon Grange Dance-Northfield

03/01/2008 to 03/01/2008

Route 254, Northfield, Phone: 860-283-9308 or 860-283-5772.

On Saturday, the Beacon Grange, Rte.254, Northfield will hold a dance with "Harm Way" from 7-11PM. Raffles and refreshments available. Further information call.

Family Fun Movie Day & Travel Expo

03/01/2008 to 03/01/2008

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

Now is the perfect time to take your family out to see a great classic movie at the Warner! While you?re here, plan your next family vacation with some of the area?s top travel professionals in the Warner?s Atrium Gallery. With the purchase of your movie ticket, be entered to win fabulous travel-oriented door prizes and visit with representatives from all of your favorite cruise lines! As always, each movie features a classic pre-show animated short.

Performance Schedule: The Muppet Movie, Duck! Rabbit. Duck! Sat, March 1 | 11am, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Easter Yeggs Sat, March 1 | 3pm, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Duck! Rabbit. Duck! Sat, March 1 | 7:30pm

Ticket Prices: $5, $3.50 -Members, Subscribers, seniors 65+ and children under 12, $1.50 -Travel Expo Only

Loving the Darkness: Mother Teresa's Mysticism -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

03/01/2008 to 03/01/2008

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

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whom the wolrd knew as the great lover of Christ's poor, is now known also as a woman who suffered a deep sense of separation from the Lord to whom she daily gave her life. This retreat day will consider what the inner darkness she suffered can teach us today and how she sustained it over almost 50 years. Some attention also will be given to the influence Ignatian spirituality had in her life. Presenter: Leo O'Donovan, SJ, president emeritus of Georgetown University. Saturday 9:30 am- 3:30 pm Donation: $35 (includes lunch) Scholarships available

The Danbury Music Centre presents a combined performance of the Danbury Community Orchestra the Danbury Preparatory String Orchestra

03/02/2008 to 03/02/2008

Ives Center Hall, 181 White Hall, Danbury, Phone: 203-748-1716.

Under the direction of Stephen Michael Smith, and the direction of Glen Lebetkin. The concert takes place on Sunday, March 2, 2008, 3pm, Ives Concert Hall, located in White Hall on the mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University. Admission is free. For additional information about attending this concert or performing in the orchestras, please call.

The Danbury Music Centre and the Danbury Preparatory String Orchestra Free Concert

03/02/2008 to 03/02/2008

Phone: 203-748-1716.

On Sunday, The Danbury Music Centre presents a combined performance of the Danbury Community Orchestra, under the direction of Stephen Michael Smith, and the Danbury Preparatory String Orchestra, under the direction of Glen Lebetkin. 3pm, Ives Concert Hall, located in White Hall on the mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street. The orchestras will perform the Radetzky March by Strauss and Polovetsian Dances by Borodin. The Community Orchestra will perform Hungarian Dances by Brahms, Maple Leaf Rag by Joplin, and other light music to chase away the winter blues. The Preparatory String Orchestra will perform favorites including Summertime by Gershwin, What I Did for Love by Martin Hamlisch, and selections from The Sound of Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The 80-piece Danbury Community Orchestra is comprised of auditioned teenagers and adults from greater Danbury. Its director is Stephen Michael Smith, director of the Stephen Smith Singers of New York City, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, and the Founder/Conductor Laureate of Sing Out! Brooklyn. The 40-piece Danbury Preparatory String Orchestra is comprised of children and teenagers from greater Danbury. Its director is Glen Lebetkin, a teacher in the Ridgefield Public School System as well as a private strings teacher. Major funding for this performance is from Intersurface Dynamics, Inc., a Bethel based company. Brian Epp Violin Restoration provided additional funding for music. Admission is free. For additional information about attending this concert or performing in the orchestras, please call the Danbury Music Centre or check the web page, www.Danbury.org/MusicCtr

Artifact Identification Day

03/02/2008 to 03/02/2008

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

Discover the mystery behind your treasures! Visitors are invited on Sunday, March 2, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to bring stone artifacts and Native American cultural items to IAIS for identification by Dr. Lucianne Lavin, Director of Research and Collections. Limit 12 per person please. Included in regular museum admission. Fee: Included in regular museum admission

Down to the Waters" - inaugural reading by poet Cheryl Della Pelle

03/05/2008 to 03/05/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Ranging from the poet�s troubled but joyful childhood, to her search for independence and love, to her immersion in the sensory pleasures of the natural world, Cheryl Della Pelle's first book of poetry is honest, uninhibited, and close to the bone. It is no wonder that this book has been greeted so enthusiastically. Sandra Bishop Ebner has written, �In this amazing debut book, the poet Cheryl Della Pelle takes us on a journey into a landscape filled with the sensual, the contemplative, the wisdom of the child�s eyes and a recognition of, and connection with, the conflicting elements within both nature and human nature.She skillfully surveys her own territory and discovers how one�trusts in what she cannot see� and recognizes the need to witness.These poems are elegant, poignant, and memorable.� 6:30pm - 9:00pm. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Timmy Maia to Entertain at Mattatuck Museum - March First Thursday

03/06/2008 to 03/06/2008

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 ext 10.

First Thursday is a fun, after-hours event that is a great way to meet up with friends, network with business associates, and enjoy live music. March's First Thursday will be held at the Mattatuck Museum on March 6, 2008 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for museum members and $15 for non-members.

Trisha Yearwood

03/07/2008 to 03/07/2008

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

Sitting in a Nashville studio listening to mixes of her Big Machine Records debut, "Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love," it is obvious Yearwood is living the dream and loving every minute of it. Yearwood has three Grammys, three Country Music Association honors and 19 top ten singles to her credit, including such career-defining hits as "She's in Love With the Boy," "Perfect Love," and "How Do I Live." For Trisha Yearwood, there was never any other path but music.

Performance Schedule: Friday, March 7 | 8pm

Ticket Prices: $100 Gold Circle Seating, $54.50, $44.50