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.

9th Casagrande Interfaith Institute: Meeting Death -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/31/2008 to 11/02/2008

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

Native American, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim conversations with Terri Manyfeathers Delahanty, Brian Vaugh, Rev. Carolyn Fleming-Sawyerr, Rabbi Stephen Steinberg, Aida Mansoor, and Rev. Jo Clare Wilson. Friday, 6 pm (dinner) to Sunday, 1 pm Send for separate brochure or visit www.wisdomhouse.org for schedule and registration form.

Fall Foliage Excursion-Danbury Railway Museum

11/01/2008 to 11/01/2008

120 White Street, Danbury, 06810. Phone: 203-778-8337.

On Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 10AM the train departs Danbury Railway Museum for Kent and returns after 4PM. The train departure will accommodate those arriving in Danbury on the 8:07AM train from Grand Central Station. $50 per person. Limited seating. Reserve your tickets. Call 203-778-8337.

Scent and Sensibility Wine Tasting--Haight Brown Vineyard

11/01/2008 to 11/02/2008

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 3PM learn how to identify the underlying aromas in red and white wines. HBV Logo glass included. $15/person. Reservations required. Call for further information.

Empty Bowl Dinner--Warren

11/01/2008 to 11/01/2008

Route 341 and Sackett Hill Rd., Warren,

On Saturday, November 1, 2008 from 4:30PM to 7PM at the Warren Congregational Church the annual Empty Bowl Dinner, marking it 10th year raising money for Oxfam America and other charities will take place. Admission is $12 for adults, and $5 for children under 12. The price entitles each guest to a handmade bowl filed with soup, or stews, along with bread and dessert. Many local restaurants contribute food and raffle prizes for the benefit event.

Merwinsville Hotel Haunting Investigation--Gaylordsville

11/01/2008 to 11/01/2008

One Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, 06755. Phone: 860-350-4443.

Do you believe in Ghosts. On Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 8PM Paranormal investigators Kim Dumouchel and John Bill Cody will be conducting a Haunting Investigation at the Hotel. Limited number of people that can attend. Please RSVP by email: jeff@merwinsvillehotel.org. Investigations often run until 2AM--dress casual. Several locations at the hotel will be visited throughout the evening.

Lantern Light Tours-Keeler Tavern Museum

11/01/2008 to 11/02/2008

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

Spirits of Ridgefield's Past: Actors dressed in period costume will re-create scenes from colonial times in four rooms of the Keeler Tavern-the tap room, ladies' parlor, Abijah Resseguie's dining room and Esther Keeler's kitchen. Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2 at 7PM to 9PM. Non members $8, members $6, children under 12 $3. Appropriate for school age children accompanied by an adult. Call for further information.

Talk on Ethan Allen in Roxbury

11/02/2008 to 11/02/2008

23 South Street, Roxbury, Phone: 860-350-2181.

On Sunday, November 2, at 3PM at Roxbury's Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. will present a lecture by David Beglan, Sr, on Litchfield County native Ethan Allen. Ethan Allen had a profound influence in shaping the destiny of the new American Republic and in creating the new state of Vermont. Local members of the Allen family will be part of the talk. Seating for the free lecture is limited to 85. Call the Roxbury Land Trust at 860-350-4148 or Minor Memorial Library at 860-350-2181 to make a reservation.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble--Jazz Concert

11/02/2008 to 11/02/2008

Route 202, Litchfield, Phone: 860-355-5930.

On Sunday, November2, 2008 at 3PM at the Litchfield Community Center the Sherman Chamber Ensemble will present jazz inspired classics and classics inspired jazz. Featuring the world premiere of a new work by composer/pianist Ted Rosenthal commissioned by the Sherman Chamber Ensemble. Tickets $20 at the door. Call for further information.

Autumn Baking Workshop with Chef Daniel Rosati at Hunt Hill Farm

11/02/2008 to 11/02/2008

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

Autumn Baking Workshop with Chef Daniel Rosati takes place from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. In this hands on class we'll prepare Pear Upside Down Cake, Spiced Plum Tart, Cinnamon Apple Cakes, Banana Oatmeal Crumb Cakes and Savory Cakes with Black Forrest ham and Gruyere. Special guest: Margaret Chatey, owner of CT's Westford Hill Distillery will tell us about her fabulous eau de vies. (full participation) $85 per person or 2 people for $160. The Silo Cooking School. Call Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online.