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.

Casagrande Interfaith Institute: A Change of Climate -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/30/2009 to 11/01/2009

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

This year the theme will be "A Change of Climate." Presenters for the event include Lynn Stoddard, Miriam Therese Mac Gillis, OP, Andrea Cohen-Kiener, Yahya Michot, Lloyd M. Elm and Marie Chiodo, DW. Those interested are asked to contact Wisdom House for a separate brochure and registration information. Fees for the weekend include: Friday evening only (dinner) $30; Saturday only (includes meals) $110; Saturday evening only (includes dinner) $30; Full weekend, shared room, hall bath $185; Full weekend, private room, hall bath $225; Full weekend, private room with bath $255; Full weekend, commuter $155.

Help the Farmer at Hunt Hill Farm's Henderson Cultural Center

11/01/2009 to 11/01/2009

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

The first Sunday of each month enjoy a visit to our Colonial Garden. Take a guided walk around the c1800's farm grounds which includes our cook�s gardens and beautiful spring fed pond; a tour of Skitch Henderson�s Museum where you will learn how Skitch developed his musical skill and interest in conducting, then end with a tour of the Silo Gallery in the historic Silo barn hayloft. $5 per family. Contact Silo Gallery Director Valerie Culbertson for more information.

COOKING BASICS: Duck A to Z at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

11/01/2009 to 11/01/2009

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

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A Classic Approach with Chef Chris Eddy of Winvian in Morris, CT. Fall and Winter is game season and duck is making a comeback! Not only is it easier to find in supermarkets and specialty stores, but did you know that a well-prepared duck is tasty and healthy (low carbs, high protein and iron). Duck isn�t as difficult to prepare as you may think and Chef Eddy covers important culinary aspects, from foie gras, confit, rendering duck fat, duck jus and stock and proper saut�ing of duck breast served with braised lentils. Don�t miss this unique class! (Demonstration). Contact Cooking School Director, Chef Mary Kravec for more information. $85 per person or 2 people for $160. Register online or call to register.

Trinity Arts Series Presents Rosewood Chamber Ensemble

11/01/2009 to 11/01/2009

220 Prospect St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6027.

On Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 4PM at the Trinity Episcopal Church will continue its Trinity Arts Series with the Rosewood Chamber Ensemble performing songs, dance, music and hymns from early America featuring Barbara Hopkins on flute and Judy Handler on guitar. They share background stories of the period especially authentic Asa Hopkins flutes. Call for further information.

Museums, Movie and Mystery!

11/05/2009 to 11/05/2009

Phone: 203-743-5200 or 203-778-8337 .

Please join the Danbury Museum and Historical Society and the Danbury Railway Museum,along with title sponsor, Tom Devine and Keith O�Marra from Ciao! Catering and Events/Two Steps Downtown Grille, and sponsor Union Savings Bank, for a glamorous evening at the Palace Theatre, Saturday November 7, 2009. Walk the red carpet and arrive in style at 4PM to enjoy an elegant wine and hors d'oeuvres hour and silent auction before we view the 1974 classic at 5PM: Murder On The Orient Express. $40 per person. Tickets available at: Danbury Railway Museum, 203-778-8337 and Danbury Museum and Historical Society 203-743-5200.

Harvest Celebration - New Morning Natural and OrganicWine and Cheese Woodbury Benefit

11/05/2009 to 11/05/2009

Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society, 1222 South Pomperaug Ave., Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-0673 X360.

A benefit for the restoration of the Old Woodbury Town Hall. Proceeds from the silent auction of fabulous local goods and services and a suggested donation of $10. will go to the Town Hall Restoration. 6 - 9 p.m. Join New Morning Natural and Organic: Sample wines from 3 local vineyards: Woodbury's own Walker Road Vineyard:; Hopkins Vineyard and Sunset Meadow Vineyard. Indulge in Chef Carol's holiday specialties like fresh roasted turkey. Nibble on special local cheeses: Try some fabulous, Hudson Red washed rind cheese-from Twin Maple Farm in Ghent NY. Fair Trade hot beverages from Coffee-Tea-Etc. Fresh baked breads - from Bantam Bread in Bantam, CT. first time ever: Silent Auction. For more information call.

Annual Holiday Wine and Food Tasting

11/06/2009 to 11/06/2009

Warner Theatre 68 Main St, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Friday, November 6, 6pm - 9pm (5:30pm -VIP Admission)

$20 -Advance Sale, $25 -At the Door, $50 VIP -Includes advanced admission, selected premium wines and hors d'oeuvres. Limited availability.

For the last 7 years, the Warner Theatre has hosted a Wine and Food Tasting fund raising event that has drawn crowds of wine lovers from throughout Northwest Connecticut and beyond. Last year over 600 wine lovers came to the Warner to experience fine vintages from 32 distributors. Those who wish to try the very best wines are invited to attend a special VIP tasting. In addition, many of the area's best purveyors of delectable foods provide items from their menus for sampling. Proceeds from this event work to sustain the Theatre.

The Delaney Lectures: Samuel Beckett, Fail Better

11/06/2009 to 11/06/2009

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

The third in a series of four weekly lectures on Irish literary figures, given by international best selling author and broadcaster Frank Delaney for the Litchfield County Writers Project of University of Connecticut, Torrington campus. Free and open to the public. Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

18th Annual Festival of Crafts

11/07/2009 to 11/07/2009

Whisconier Middle School,West Whisconier Road, Brookfield, 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

Fair features the wares of more than fifty juried vendors. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.The products on sale cover a wide range of selections. Among the many items are jewelry, decorative pieces, pottery, folk art, photographic and print selections, furniture, floral displays, soaps, clothing, assorted holiday treasures, edible delicacies, wood crafts, toys and a host of diverse choices that can be bought as gifts or for home use. Even a book signing by the Reverend Doctor Steve Burt, the so-called "Sinister Minister", who is the world's top horror and suspense writer for young adults, will be featured. Admission for adults is $5 or $4 with a coupon that will appear in Danbury regional papers and on the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Website. Children 12 and under enter free. Food and refreshments will be available for attendees.