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.

Danbury Music Centre presents Summer Concerts

08/02/2012 to 08/03/2012

Roger Middle School, Danbury, CT

Please join us at the Summer Band Concert on August 2 and the Summer Strings Concert on August 3.  Both concerts will take place at the Rogers Park Middle school at 7:30 pm. and admission is free. Summer Band Concert:Under the direction of Albert Montecalvo and Anthony Nunes, the bands will play music from the golden age of jazz, concert marches, and other rousing band music. The concert will culminate in an audience participation sing-a-long of “America the Beautiful.” Summer Strings Concert:Under the direction of Larry Deming and Alison Corigliano, the children, teens, and adults will perform a variety of music in many styles and levels of difficulty including music of Bach, Mozart, Dvorak, Sibelius, and Led Zeppelin.


Mattatuck Museum First Thursday Program Features The Billy Confrances Jazz Quartet--Waterbury

08/02/2012

144 Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

The Mattatuck Museum will feature popular Connecticut group The Billy Cofrances Jazz Quartet at First Thursday on Aug. 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. First Thursday is a great way to meet up with friends, network with business associates and enjoy live music. To purchase tickets in advance, call Cathy Filippone at 203-753-0381 ext 10.  Admission is $7 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Admission is free for individuals who join the museum or renew their membership on First Thursday.

All Jazz First Thursday Outdoor Performance Presents: The Billy Cofrances Jazz Quartet - Waterbury

08/02/2012

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-743-0381 ext 10.

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Billy Cofrances Jazz Quartet is a well known name in the New Haven area jazz community. The quartet features Billy on alto and tenor saxophones, drummer Tom Devino, Doug Schlink on piano and bassist Steve Taylor. Quite often, the group will feature the amazing vocal stylings of New York jazz vocalists Nicole Pasterak and Glenda Davenport, with whom Billy has performed for many years. Purchase a membership at All Jazz First Thursday and admission is free. Performance will be moved inside for inclement weather.

Danbury Summer Concert Series--Brian Romano & Tom Pesce/Pete Herger Band

08/02/2012

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Festivities on the Danbury Green begin at 7:00 p.m. with headliners taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. For additional information, visitwww.citycenterdanbury.com.

Kent Sidewalk Festival

08/02/2012 to 08/05/2012

Main Street, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-592-0061.

On Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fun, food, music, sales and activities for all ages. Visit website for more information.

Meet the Old Cranks at The American Clock Museum - Bristol

08/03/2012

100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

On Fri. August 3- Meet the Old Cranks. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors (on our clocks, I mean)? Reserve your space to come watch the American Clock & Watch Museum's official clock winders in action as they travel through the museum winding over 70 of our historic artifacts for public enjoyment throughout the week. Free with price of admission. The Old Cranks work from 10am to 11am on the 1st and 3rd Fridays only. Call for information.

 

 

16th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing

08/03/2012 to 08/05/2012

10 Upper Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5041.

On Friday, August 3, 2012, 6--8PM the 16th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing with over 30 outstanding authors and illustrators.  A Benefit for the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon.  Admission $25.  Wine and hors d'oeuvres.  Sale of used books to follow on Saturday and Sunday.

21st Annual Habitat for Humanity Sale - Lakeville

08/03/2012 to 08/05/2012

Hotchkiss School, Mars Athletic Center, Rte. 112, Lakeville, CT Phone: 860-435-9109.

A preview and purchase night on Friday 6 - 8 p.m with a $10. donation. The main sale is Saturday, August 4th from 9 to 3 p.m. and the bag sale on Sun. August 5th from noon to 3 p.m. There is no admission charge for Saturday and Sunday.  Tag Sale will include furniture, kitchenware, children's items, linens,  artwork and more. Proceeds will advance the group mission of building and repairing homes in northwest CT.