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.

First Thursdays at Mattatuck Musuem--Nichole Zuraitus

10/02/2008 to 10/02/2008

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

On Thursday, October 2, 2008 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM First Thursday, a fun, after-hours event is a great way to meet up with friends, network with business associates and enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres and wine. Nichole Zuraitus brings her unique brand of light jazz to October's first Thursday. Admission $7 for members, $15 for non-members. Renew your membership on First Thursday and get in free. Call for further information.

UCONN 2008 Playwright Series--Roxana Robinson

10/03/2008 to 10/03/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Moderator Davyne Verstandig will introduce Roxana Robinson, guest speaker, COST, at 6:30 PM at the University of Connecticut campus in Torrington as th discussion series continues sponsored by the Litchfield County Writers Project. Free and open to the public.

Village People Concert--Waterbury

10/03/2008 to 10/03/2008

Waterbury, Phone: 203-754-9622 Ext. 103.

On Friday, October 3 the Greater Waterbury YMCA will celebrate its 150th Anniversary hosting a concert by the Village People, plus Tony Powell and cast of local "City People" at the Palace Theater. All proceeds will benefit the Waterbury YMCA. Call for ticket information or sponsorship opportunities.

An Evening with Dr. Henry Lee--Southbury

10/03/2008 to 10/03/2008

611 East Hill Rd., Southbury, 06488. Phone: 203-575-0388.

On Friday, October 3 from 7PM to 9PM at The Watermark at East Hill join Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury for an Evening with Dr. Henry Lee who will be speaking about his most challenging cases of the last 45 years. Call for further information.

"Cost" - Roxana Robinson at UConn Torrington

10/03/2008 to 10/03/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Author Roxana Robinson discusses her latest novel, "Cost" with Davyne Verstandig as part of the Litchfield County Writers Project fall 2008 series. A book sale and book signing follows the discussion. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Free and open to the public.

German Favorites with Chef Christopher Prosperi at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grab your lederhosen! It's German favorites with a modern twist with acclaimed Chef Christopher Prosperi of Metro Bis in Simsbury, CT. In this class, you'll make beef goulash, spaetzel, chicken schnitzel salad, Austrian cucumber salad and Apple Almond Cake. (full participation) $80 per person or 2 for $150. The Silo Cooking School. Call Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online.

11th Annual Fall Festival and Car Show-Winsted

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Main St., Winsted,

On Saturday, October 4, 2008 from 10AM to 4PM on Main Street. A Frontier Days theme will carry through the event with merchants offering wooden nickels that can be kept as souvenirs or used to enter a drawing for prizes. Bill Dougal rounds out the bill with a cowboy stage show from 2PM to 4PM. Car Show will include 10 divisions, including antique cars, muscle cars, street rods, and motorcycles with trophies awarded. Drivers may register beginning at 9AM-$10 per car. Friends of Main Street are sponsoring the event with proceeds benefiting a variety of local children's programs.

Annual Harvest Festival--Jerram Winery

10/04/2008 to 10/05/2008

535 Town Hill Rd., Rte.219, New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-8749.

The Annual Harvest Festival is held rain or shine under a tent. Admission is $20 per person. Celebrate 10 years of winemaking. Saturday, October 4 Noon to 5PM and Sunday, October 5 Noon to 6PM. Wine and Barrel tastings, winery tours, area artisans and craftsmen, hors d'ouvres, artisan cheese and breads, savory cheer cakes. Complimentary etched wine glass. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Call for further information.

Family Art Adventures -- Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

258 Main St., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

On Saturday, October 4, 2008 from 12 Noon to 5PM come with your family and share an afternoon with contemporary art and our current exhibiting artist Paul Ramirez Jonas. Call for further information.