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.

The Shrdlu Band

08/01/2008 to 08/01/2008

On The CityCenter Danbury Green, Phone: 203.792.1711.

Shrdlu Ashe is a great performing musician and "Open Mike" Host who teaches guitar, harmonica, and fiddle at the New Milford Music Center in New Milford, Connecticut. He has played with Jimmy Buffet, Tom Petty, Keith Sykes, Spider John Koemer; and was the opening act for Tom Rush. The 7:30PM concert is free and the public is encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic or take out from the many downtown restaurants. You may also rent chairs at the Green if you would like. Ample parking is available at the Patriot Garage.

Day Out With Thomas in Thomaston

08/01/2008 to 08/03/2008

Railroad Museum of New England, 242 East Main St., Thomaston, 06787. Phone: 866.468.7630.

The Great Discovery Tours, 25 minute ride with Thomas. Meet Sir Topham Hatt. Enjoy Story telling, Live Music, Build with Lego Duplo Bricks and much more. For tickets and information visit www.ticketweb.com or call 866.468.7630 Tickets are $18 for ages two and up. Advance purchase is recommended. Ticket sales are final. Events are rain or shine. www.thomasandfriends.com

Yale Summer School of Music--Celebrating 250 Years of Norfolk

08/02/2008 to 08/02/2008

Battell Stoeckel Estate, Rtes 44 and 272, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Saturday, August 2nd the Festival joins the celebration of the town of Norfolk. The Young Artist Recital at 10:30 AM will feature music from 250 years ago. After the afternoon parade and picnic everyone is invited to a performance of the United State Coast Guard Band in the Music Shed at 7:30PM. Concert free and open to the public. Other events will take place throughout the community on Friday and Saturday, August 1st and August 2nd. Check the website for updates and details.

An Evening at the Opera with The Ridgefield Symphony

08/02/2008 to 08/02/2008

On The CityCenter Danbury Green, Phone: 203.792.1711.

An Evening at the Opera. Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville Arias and duets from operas by Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, and Mozart. With Caroline Chanin signing mezzo-soprano and William Joyner singing tenor. Bizet - Highlights from Carmen will also be played. The 7:30PM concert is free and the public is encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic or take out from the many downtown restaurants. You may also rent chairs at the Green if you would like. Ample parking is available at the Patriot Garage.

5th Annual Bike Tour of the Litchfield Hills-Torrington

08/03/2008 to 08/03/2008

Coe Park, So. Main St. and Rte. 202, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-379-3372 - 860-496-6488.

On Sunday, August 3, 2008 starting at 8AM the 4th Annual Bike Tour of the Litchfield Hills begins. The Tour, a non competitive 12,30,50 and 75 mile bike ride through the scenic Litchfield Hills, has added a 100 mile ride this year. There are also 8 mile, 4 mile and 2 mile walking routes through downtown Torrington. The event begins and ends at Coe Park, Torrington. Registration on line this year at www.tourofthelitchfieldhills.com. Sponsored by The Center for Cancer Care Fund managed by The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut. Registration opens at 7AM on August 3. $35 entry fee per person--$50 family of 5 or raise $150 for Cancer Care Fund. The "Mayor's Cup" will be presented to the team whose members have been most successful in raising funds. Highlights: Road Bike Give Away, Auction, Celebratory Picnic. Further information call: 860-496-6488.

Car, Bike Show --Beacon Falls

08/03/2008 to 08/03/2008

Woodland Regional High School, Beacon Falls, 06403. Phone: 203-729-3212.

The Beacon Falls Lions Club will host the Sixth Annual Benefit Car and Bike Show. Registration takes place from 8AM to 11AM and general admission is from 9AM to 3PM. Car registration is $10. Trophies will be awarded at 2PM. All proceeds will benefit the Sight First Second Program. Vendors are welcome.

Peace Arts Camp for Children Ages 5-12 -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

08/04/2008 to 08/08/2008

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

Enjoy creating a peaceful community through music, theatre, nature, crafts and peace studies. Led by Victoria Christgau and Debby DeGuire and friends. For schedule and to register, call The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence, A Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute at 860-567-3441 or visit www.ctnonviolence.org.

Tuesdays at Six 2008-- Lecture Series--Falls Village

08/05/2008 to 08/05/2008

South Canaan Meeting House, Falls Village, 06031.

On Tuesday, August 5, 2008 from 6 to 7 PM at the South Canaan Meeting House the Tenth Annual Tuesdays at Six 2008 lecture series continues with "Richard Smith, An Unexpected Influence" with Louis Bucceri, Educator and Historian. Lecture is free and open to the public.

Watertown Summer 2008 Concert Series

08/06/2008 to 08/06/2008

Veteran's Memorial Park, 570 Nova Scotia Hill Rd., Watertown, 06795. Phone: 860-945-5272.

Watertown Recreation Department presents Summer 2008 Concert Series featuring "Blackmoon Band" on Wednesday, August 6 at 7PM at Veterans' Memorial Park. In the event of inclement weather call 860-945-5272. Concert is free.