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.

First Thursday - Willie Nininger Trio

06/04/2009 to 06/04/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 ext 10. Fax: 203-756-6283.

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 5:30�7:30 pm

No First Thursday season would be complete without the internationally-renowned Willie Nininger! Kick off the summer by joining us in the museum courtyard for a tropical evening in Margaritaville. Wear your most outrageous floral shirt!

Admission: Museum Members $7, Non-Members $15. Join the museum on First Thursday and get in for free!

15 th Annual Showcase Celebrity Breakfast--Danbury Westerners

06/05/2009 to 06/05/2009

Danbury, 06810. Phone: 203-241-4655/203-786-3408.

On Friday, June 5, 2009 at 7:30PM at the Amber Room, Danbury the 15th Annual Showcase Celebrity Breakfast will feature former Yankee Shortstop and General Manager Gene Michael. Sponsored by the Danbury Westerners. Meet the 2009 Danbury Westerners Players and Coaches. Call for reservations or check the website:

12th Annual Teddy Bear Family Craft Festival

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

Phone: 860-354-8282.

On The Village Green, Teddy Bear Parade at 10 a.m., Teddy Bear Hospital, Teddy Bear Picnic, Teddy Bear artists. Also crafts,games,raffles, bake sale, and entertainment. Our biggest draw will be Amber Alert. 10 - 3 p.m. (2nd Sat.)

47th Annual Outdoor Ridgefield Antiques Market

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

316 Main St., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-6962.

1896 Lounsbury House, Rte. 35, Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. One of the oldest running outdoor antique markets: 75+ dealers. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Two Steps of Danbury provides concession Free Go Green Eco Bag to first 100 attendees! Admission: $7. - children free (12 and under) Proceeds benefit the historic Lounsbury Houe. Rain or shine.

27th Annual Morris Dancers in the Corner

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

27 year tradition in the NW Corner. Dancing the ancient dances of the English countryside and celebrating the arrival of springtime. The dancers wear colorful traditional costumes complete with bells strapped to their legs. The dances feature the clashing of sticks and vigorous stepping and leaping, all to live music. Their will be participating Morris Teams from Boston, Binghamton, New York City, Great Barrington and Albany going out on three separate dancing "tours". Tour A: 10:15 a.m. North Canaan, Geer Retirement Community. Tour B: 10 a.m. Salisbury near LaBonne's 11 a.m. Sharon Green, 2:40 p.m. West Cornwall, near railroad station. Tour C: 10 a.m. Norfolk Library, 3:15 p.m. North Canaan, Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and at 6:30 pm. the teams come together in Falls Village.

Music: Poetry's Muse at Hunt Hill Farm's Henderson Cultural Center

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

Program starts at 5 p.m. featuring Jack Gilpin, Susan Kinsolving, Helen Houghton, Ann Hoyt, Tommy Wazelle and Scott Rednour. Music is represented as poetry's mother and muse. "All art constantly aspires to the condition of music." said Walter Horatio Pater, a mid-19th century English essayist, critic of art and literature, and writer of fiction. Celebrating the timeless connection between poetry and music, The Henderson Cultural Center presents the second program in a series of four entitled, Music: Poetry's Muse based on The Music Lover's Poetry Anthology edited by Helen Handley Houghton and Maureen McCarthy Draper, with a forward by J. D. McClatchy. Poet, Librettist and teacher Susan Kinsolving and well known actor Jack Gilpin will read extraordinary poems that offer memorable encounters with music. The program is framed with classical and modern musical selections performed by soprano Ann Hoyt and tenor Tommy Wazelle accompanied by Scott Rednour. For more information contact Susan York. Ticket prices: $30 members; $35 non-members; $10 kids 12 and under.

Favorite Southern Italian Home Cooking Class at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. when food maven Arthur Schwartz demonstrates recipes from his upcoming cookbook, "The Southern Italian Table". The menu features; Pepperoncini Stuffed with Tuna and Giardiniera, Crostini di Salsicce, Pachheri with Tomato Sauce and Ricotta, Eggs in Purgatory, Quick Pasta e Fagioli, Franca Miceli's Buttery Apple Cake and more! (Demonstration) Contact Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec for more information. $90 per person.

Oxford Day 2009

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

Oxford High School, 61 Quaker Farms Rd., Oxford, 06478. Phone: 203/888-8014.

On Saturday, from 10AM to 5PM. A day of Fun-Food-Festivities. Musical Performance, Cow Chip Raffle, Crafers/Games/Prizes, Food/Beverage. Rain Date. Sun. June 7th.

Southbury Junior Women's Club Holds Tag Sale

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

Oldfield And Pine Hill Rds., Southbury, Phone: 203-267-3838.

The Southbury Junior Women's Club is planning a Community Tag Sale on June 6, 2009 from 9AM to 4PM. The event will be held in Southbury at Ballantine Park. Tag Sale space is available. Check the website or call for further information.