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.

Norfolk Artists & Friends Host Norfolk August Arts Weekend

08/07/2013 to 08/09/2015

Rte.44/272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

NORFOLK ARTISTS & FRIENDS is Sponsored by the NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL Yale School of Music & Art
on the Battell Stoeckel Estate in Norfolk. Norfolk August Arts Weekend Norfolk Artists & Friends will have its Seventh Annual August Arts Weekend on August 7 - 8 - 9. The public is invited to join us for the Friday night opening reception from 5 - 7:30 PM, on Saturday from 12 - 5PM and on Sunday from 11 - 4PM. The Exhibition is held on the beautiful Battell Stoeckel Estate in the Battell Stoeckel Gallery (the Art Barn) in Norfolk, CT. Follow the signs for location and parking. This year 20 artists will be represented in a variety of mediums: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, mixed media, print mediums, and fine jewelry.

12 Annual Summer Concert Series--Thomaston

06/23/2014 to 08/18/2014

South Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.

The 12th annual Summer Concert Series will begin at 7PM Monday, June 23, 2014 at Seth Thomas Park.  Featured performers will be the hometown band Clearview, which performs classic rock, Motown and a bit of country.  Future concerts in the series include MacTalla Mor on June 30; Last Fair Deal on July 7; Hartford Wailers on July 14; Sunshine Road Show on July 21, Redstone Ridge on July 28, Afro-Semitic Experience on August 4, Thomaston Jazz Orchestra on August 11 and Goldrush on August 18.  All concerts are free.  Parking is available at the Unimetals lot across from the park on Elm St.  Bring chairs and blankets. 

Whites Woods Cross-Country Summer Race Series--Litchfield

06/26/2014 to 08/28/2014

Plumb Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-7569.

The Whites Woods Cross-Country Summer Race Series will being June 26, 2014 and run through August 28th at the White Memorial Conservation Center.  Races will begin at 6:30PM and will be held over four distances ranging from 1.2 miles to 3.1 miles.  Open to runners of all ages and abilities. Races begin at 6:30PM.   Entry is $2.  The dates are June 26, July 15, August 19 and 28.  For further information call the  Litchfield Park and Recreation Department.

Musicals at Richter Presents The Wizard of Oz--Danbury

07/25/2014 to 08/09/2014

100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury, CT 06813. Phone: 203-748-6873.

On July 25, 26, 27, 31; August 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9. "There is no place like Richter" and Dorothy will agree! Come celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the MGM Classic, The Wizard of Oz running July 25th through August 9th. Travel down the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion as they search for the Wizard and the glowing Emerald City. Adapted from the famous movie starring Judy Garland, the stage version incorporates all of your favorite songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "If I Only Had a Brain," and "King of Forest" with the rare dance number "The Jitterbug" which was cut from the original movie.  Check the website for further information.

Litchfield Historical Society - Adventures in Early American

07/28/2014 to 08/01/2014

7 South Stree, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501 .

Do you have a child who loves history? Are you looking for some historical adventures this summer? The Litchfield Historical Society will hold its week-long Adventures in Early America program this July! registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

 

 

 

28th Annual Italian Feast --Waterbury

07/31/2014 to 08/03/2014

380 Farmwood Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

The 28th Annual Festa Di San Donato--Italian Feast sponsored by The Ponte Club of Waterbury will be held on July 31, August 1 through 3, 2014.  Admission $5 per car.  Hours:  Thursday, 6-11PM, Fri. 6-11PM, Sat. 1PM to 11PM and Sun. 12 noon to 10:30PM.  Music, live entertainment, Italian Food and Pastries and Espresso Bar, Family Fun, Carnival Rides.   Fireworks on Sunday at 9PM. 

Washington Friends of Music Concert at First Congregational Church

07/31/2014 to 08/14/2014

On The Green, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-9174.

The Washington Congregational Church and the Washington Friends of Music will present three concerts.  Doug Myers, an accomplished Bach horn player will direct the concerts on Thursdays, July 31, August 7 and August 14, 204 at 5:30PM.  Tickets in advance are $25 but first-time guests pay $15.  At the door, tickets $30, $10 for students.  Myers is a noted trumpet and horn specialist who directs The New Baroque Soloists, a rotating combination of fewer than 10 instrumentalists. 

Haight-Brown Vineyard - Comedy Night at the Vineyard

08/01/2014

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860- 567-4045.

Friday, August 1st 6:00 - 9:00 pm - There is still space!  Please join us for Comedy Night at the Vineyard.  It great fun and the doors open at 6 pm and live mic starts at 7 pm. Featured are some of CT's funniest comedians - Beecher, Brian Barganier, Kareem Blue and Gary Alexis! Make your reservation now - $35 and includes a glass of wine.

 

11th Anniversary of The Sandy Beach Triathlon - Morris

08/01/2014

Morris, CT Phone: (860)499-0569.

The Sandy Beach Triathlon,(1/2 mile swim, 10 mile bike, & 3 mile run) is a flat and fast scenic course that works its way around Bantam Lake. The race is great for first timers and beginners yet challenging for the veteran competitor. We also have a short course for youths 11 - 14 yrs, which add to the family nature of the event.Fee for youth: $25.00 individual or $50.00 per team

For the 11th Anniversary, the Sandy Beach Triathlon will feature a First Timers Event in the memory of Joanne McCormick. 1/2 the proceeds from this category will be given to the Lustgarden Foundation in her name. We give awards out 3 deep in 8 divisions both Male and Female as well as the 3 divisions in Male, Female and Mixed Teams. Additional Date Information 5:00pm Start Time