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.

My Cousin, the Saint: A Search for Faith, Family, and Miracles

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

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

Join us as Justin Catanoso, Pulitzer prize-nominated newspaper journalist, shares his inspiring journey in search of faith and family after learning that Pope John Paul II proclaimed his Italian cousin a saint. Saturday, May 1st, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Fee: $40 (includes lunch). Bring a friend for $20 payable with registration. For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit

Litchfield Historical Society Family Day

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

Corner East and South Streets, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 12 Noon to 4PM at the Litchfield History Museum, 7 South St. a free day of activities for all ages to help celebrate the opening of Litchfield Historical Society's new exhibit: Goods for Sale: Cash, Credit and Trade in Litchfield. Enjoy a variety of hands on activities: create pressed mold tiles, discover the art of stenciling, experience woodworking techniques, card wool, use a drop spindle and try your hand at weaving. Admission is free all day to both the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House and Law School. Call for further information.

25th Annual Sharon Classic 5 Mile Road Race and Walk and Family Festival on the Green - Sharon

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

Town Green, On Main Street, Sharon, 06069 . Phone: 860-364-0407.

Race begins on the green and finishes on the green. Held rain or shine on Sat. starting at 10:15 a.m. preceded by a children's fun run at 9:30 a.m. and a children's one-mile race at 9:45 a.m. Race day check-in opens at 8:30 a.m. After the races, awards and prizes will be presented to the top three runners in age group categories and overall finishers. Entry fees are $20 for pre-registered participants and $25 on race day. The children's races are $5. Registered runners/walkers receive professional timing services, free refreshments, parking, massage services and babysitting. Free T-shirts are available to the the first 100 registered runners/walkers. Also the Town Green's festival of activities will include food, beverages and concession stands.: a children's Bounce House: information displays by Sharon Audubon Center and Sharon Hospital; a silent auction with contributions from the area's retail vendors; as well as a plant sale of perennials and annuals. This race supports the Sharon Day Care Center.

Spring outdoor Work days

05/01/2010 to 05/02/2010

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

No experience necessary! All you need is a willingness to roll up your sleeves and help out. Join IAIS staff, members, and friends as we spend time outdoors rejuvenating our grounds. Whether you lend a hand in our Three Sisters Garden, on one of our four trails or help spruce up the front plantings, everyone is welcome. Come for a few hours or spend both days. We will be working rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. Don�t forget to bring a picnic lunch and plenty of water! Saturday, May 1st 11:00 am - 4:00pm and Sunday, May 2nd 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kent Singers--Spring Concert--How Can We Keep from Singing

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

1 North Main Street, Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-619-8110.

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 8PM at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Kent a concert by the Kent Singers will be presented-- How Can We Keep from Singing. A self directed capella group will be present a program of infectious songs from the tapestry contemporary, from Palestrina and Buxtehude to Don Jamison. Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults, and $8 for seniors and young adults. Children 12 years and under are free. Further information call 860-619-8110.

Wine Tasting and Auction - Battell Chapel

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

Norfolk, 06058. Phone: (860) 542-5721. Fax: (860) 542 - 5002.

______________________________________________________________ A Wine/Beer Tasting and Auction will be held at the Battell Chapel, in Norfolk, on Saturday, May 1st from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Come spend a spring evening with friends sampling wine (and beer) and bidding on some very special auction items, such as travel locations, original artwork, meals, performances, antiques, jewelry, gift baskets, and more. Tickets include refreshments and hors d'oeuvres, and are $20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door. Those attending must be age 21 or over. For additional information, or for advance tickets, please call Church of Christ at (860) 542-5721. All proceeds will benefit the Church of Christ Congregational, Norfolk. This event is supported by State Line Wine and Spirits of Canaan.

9th Annual Spring Gas-Up - Connecticut Antique Machinery

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, Rte. 7, New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-927-0050.

View American's industrial and agricultural history in action. Steam trains, steam engines, early tractors and construction equipment. Mining Museum - Large internal combustion engines. 10-4. Admission. Held Rain or shine.

Friendship! - Nutmeg Syphony Orchestra 2010 Concert Series - 52nd Anniversary

05/01/2010 to 05/01/2010

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 2154, Bristol, 06011-2154. Phone: 860-584-1055.

On Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church,. 220 Prospect St., Torrington, CT. Marshall Brown, Music Director and Conductor of the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra. "Friendship! Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony is a musical impression of Scotland's scenery and people based on Mendelssohn's travels in Scotland. The Enigma Variations honor Elgar's friends, as each variation is a description of a different individual. The selections on the concert have been chosen for you by members of the orchestra. Principal Clarinetist Robert Pytel has elected the Mendelssohn symphony. Violinist Meridith Bryant has chosen the Elgar variation. For tickets and more information call 860-584-1055 or visit the website.

Pequabuck River Duck Race 2010

05/02/2010 to 05/02/2010

164 Central St., Forestville, 06010. Phone: 860-584-4718.

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 from 12Noon to 4PM the Annual Pequbuck River Duck Race will be held sponsored by the Central CT Chambers. The race headquarters is at Nuchie's Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville near the Central St. Bridge. Food, children's games, face painting, antique car show, music by local DJ plus the Duck drawing for prizes. Tickets are $5 per duck. Tickets will be on sale at the Chamber Office, 200 Main St., Bristol and various vendors around the Bristol area until Race Day. Call for further information.