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.

MAURITIUS, by Theresa Rebeck at TheatreWorks New Milford

06/04/2010 to 06/05/2010

TheatreWork, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford, 06776. Phone: (860) 350-6863.

The stakes are high when half-sisters inherit a book of rare stamps that may include the "crown jewels" of the stamp-collecting world and could be worth millions. runs June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25 and 26. Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and a 2:00 p.m. for the matinee on Sunday, June 20. Tickets for all shows are $20 for reserved seating. On Thursday, June 3, senior citizens are invited to a free dress rehearsal at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m. is TheatreWorks Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, you name the price for your ticket. Reservations can be made online.

The Sound-World of Hildegard of Bingen -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/04/2010 to 06/06/2010

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

Learn and sing the ecstatic chants of the legendary 12th century German abbess and the music that was the foundation of her own compositions. Friday dinner (6 pm) to Sunday lunch. Facilitator: Susan Hellauer. For fees and more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org.

Opening Litchfield Community Greenway First Section

06/05/2010 to 06/05/2010

Bissell Road, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-9876.

On Saturday, June 5, 2010, National Trails Day, a ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for the trail head on Bissell Road, near the entrance to White Memorial at 3PM to celebrate the opening of the first section of the Litchfield Community Greenway. Shuttle transportation to and from the trailheads will be available from White Memorial. Donation to the Greenway are tax deductible. For further information contact Clifford Cooper by phone or email.

An Evening of Festive Dinners with Friends -

06/05/2010 to 06/05/2010

49 Hollow Rd., Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-2855. Fax: 203-263-6726.

Dinners at the homes of friends of the Glebe House Museum to benefit the programs and restoration of the house and museum.

Connecticut Trails Day 2010

06/05/2010 to 06/06/2010

Phone: 860-346-2372.

On Saturday, June 5 and Sunday June 6, 2010 the Annual Connecticut Trails Day will host over 160 statewide events. Ct Trails Day has been coordinated by CT Forest and Park Association since 1993 and because of participation by hundreds of volunteer event leaders, our state has the highest number of events nationwide every year. Further information call CT Forest and Park Association at the end of April for a brochure or check the website for events www.ctwoodlands.org or call 860-346-TREE.

Educational Walk - Housatonic Valley Association

06/05/2010 to 06/05/2010

Kent, Phone: (860) 672-6678.

SATURDAY, Educational Walk, River Road 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Easy Hike, Families welcome. No Dogs. Meet at the junction of River Road and Skiff Mountain Road (Kent). Wear good walking shoes. Bring water and a snack. This three-mile walk follows the Housatonic River along River Road, flat terrain, leisurely pace. Marge Smith, Kent Historical Society Director: Area history Elaine LaBella, HVA's Land Protection Director: River's ecosystem and protection Rain or shine. Pre-registration NOT NECESSARY. Contact: Elaine LaBella (860) 672-6678, Sponsored by HVA and Kent Historical Society

Finding Me Poetry Reading by Andrew Kelfkens at Hunt Hill Farm

06/06/2010 to 06/06/2010

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

Andrew is a senior at New Fairfield High School and will be attending the University of Connecticut with a dual major in English and Engineering in the fall. High school can be a time of immense elation as well as a time of crippling depression in his case it was both and much more. His poetry focuses on a range of teenage themes during these tumultuous years. Takes place in The Silo Gallery at 2 p.m. Free. Contact Silo Gallery Director Valerie Culbertson for more information.

Knife Skills Workshop for the Kitchen at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

06/06/2010 to 06/06/2010

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

From 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join Chef Jerry Reveron of the Woodward House in Bethlehem, CT to learn about the most important tool in your kitchen. In this class, you�ll learn practical knife skills that will enhance your day to day cooking and culinary confidence: proper holding and sharpening technique and practice of a variety of cuts (mince, julienne, chiffonade, turning, bias, baton). You will also learn some basic butchering when deboning a whole chicken, and you�ll make an international light lunch using your new skills. Three Onion Soup, Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Warm Salad with Chicken Paillards over arugula with citrus supremes, asparagus and goat cheese with a Shallot-Dijon Vinaigrette, Provencal Braised Chicken Thighs with Fluted Mushrooms, Turned Root Vegetables and Herbes. (full participation). $85 or 2 people for $160. Call or book online to reserve. Contact Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec for more information.

MAURITIUS, by Theresa Rebeck

06/11/2010 to 06/12/2010

Theatreworks, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford, 06776. Phone: (860) 350-6863..

The stakes are high when half-sisters inherit a book of rare stamps that may include the "crown jewels" of the stamp-collecting world and could be worth millions. The battle for possession takes a dangerous turn when three rival collectors enter the sisters universe, willing to go to any lengths to stake their claim on the find. MAURITIUS is under the direction of Sonnie Osborne of New Milford. MAURITIUS Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and a 2:00 p.m. Tickets for all shows are $20 for reserved seating. Thursday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m. is TheatreWorks Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, you name the price for your ticket. Reservations can be made online at WWW.THEATREWORKS.US or by calling the box office.