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.

Litchfield Hills Film Festival--Torrington

06/28/2012 to 07/01/2012

Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-248-5038.

June 28, 2012 through July 1, 2012 at the Warner Theatre in Torrington the Litchfield Hils Film Festival will take place.  Experience cinemagic.  All tickets must be purchased online or at the film festival office.  The 2012 festival schedule will include four days of screenings, workshops, and celebratory events, with tickets available at several levels of access, from per-screening selection to the full immersion experience.  Individual per screening ticket $9; Day pass $39; VIP Pass $199 weekend access to all films, workshops and receptions.  Check the website for the full screening schedule.

The Great Attic Classic Tag Sale and Silent Auction - Sharon Historical Society

06/29/2012 to 07/01/2012

P.O. Box 511, 18 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: (860) 364-5688.

This tag sale happens once every three years giving our donors time to gather truly great things under a tent on the ground of the Sharon Historical Society. On Friday: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Early Buying Party, Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, $50 per person at door oir $40. in advance. On Sat. 10- 4p.m.  & Sun.  10-1 p.m. Free admission to the public (with "early bird" admission for $10 from 9-10 a.m.) On 7/5: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free admission, Silent Auction runs through event until Sunday at noon. For more information and to purchase tickets for the Early Buying Party call 860-364-5688 or email

Music Mountain Afternoon Chamber Music Concert--Falls Village


Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

SUNDAY, JULY 1, 3PM--St. Petersburg String Quartet,Robert Stallman, Flute (Music Mountain Debut) All Schubert Program
Schubert: String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 29, D.804 "Rosamunde" (1824) *(16),Schubert-Stallman:Piano Sonata # 13 in A Major, D. 664, Opus 120(1819) *(1),Transcribed for Flute and Strings by Robert Stallman (2005),Schubert: String Quartet in G Major, Opus 161, D 887 (1826) *(10).

46th Annual Children's Parade - Thomaston 4th of July Celebration


Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-283-1301 or 860-283-5971.

On Sat. 11 a.m. escorted by the Thomaston Police Department along with the Volunteer Fire Dept. Color Guard. Children dress up and decorate their bikes in a patriotic colors; lineup is on Perritt Drive at 10:30 a.m. and the parade steps off at 11 a.m. The parade will not be held if it is raining at 10:30 a.m. when parade would be forming.

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum Hosts First Thursdays Movie


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

First Thursdays this summer will offer families and individuals an opportunity to explore local history through movie presentations. July 5 at 6pm, Stolen Boy--Enjoy the story of Chauncey Judd, who was kidnapped during the revolutionary war and got away from his captures. $2 a person, free for members, refreshments available.  Call to register.

White Memorial Conservation Center Workshop: Jimmy Griswold: Red, White and Blues--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On July 6, 2012 at 7PM in the Activity Shed at White Memorial Conservation Center enjoy Red, White, and BLUES!!!!! Jimmy Griswold in Concert!: Winsted native Jimmy Griswold blazes into town with his blistering brand of bionic blues. Griswold has released 4 national and internationally reviewed cd's (available in our gift shop!). He has opened for musical royalty: Johnny Winters, Robert Cray, and Jimmy Vaughn to name a few. Jimmy is a mainstay on the blues festival circuits in the Tampa/St Pete area and has toured the U.K. three times. If you relish the blues, don't miss the Jimmy Griswold Experience. 7:00 P.M., Activity Shed. All tickets: $10.00. Tickets must be paid for in advance and can be picked up in the Gift Shop or at the door the night of the concert.

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum Offers Summer Craft Series


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

Colette's Summer Craft Series kicks off with Let's Do Magic. Each week a new activity and theme will be introduced allowing children and families to explore a variety of crafts and projects, each week is an individual program, so sign up for one or all 5. The cost of the program is $2 a week per child, sign up for all five and save $2.  July 6, 11AM--Let's Do Magic, learn some new magic tricks from one of our local magicians.  Call to register.



Patriot Garage, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 792 1711.

The Sixties Show™, in performance on Friday, July 6th,  is NYC based and is regarded as The Greatest 1960's Musical Tribute Show in The World. The act features former members of Billy Joel's and Elton John's band, The Boston Pops® and current members of The Smithereens.  The members of The Sixties Show have toured and played with legendary acts such as Paul McCartney, The Beach Boys,  Mick Jagger, The Bee Gees, Blondie, Little Steven {Bruce Springsteen} Pete Townsend. Opening the evening is Phoenix Tree, and CityCenter Danbury's "Non-Profit in the Spotlight" is the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT). Performances begin at 7 pm, with headliners taking the stage at 8 pm. Parking is readily available at the Patriot Garage (but not on the roof!) and the concerts are elevator accessible. You can find tasty treats to snack on around the Green, including CityCenter Danbury's most recent eaterie, Ortega's.  For more information,  call CityCenter Danbury at (203) 792 1711. Follow the balloons from the Green to the top of Patriot Garage!