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.

Brookfield Craft Center Offers Roger Paramore Teaching Lampworking

11/01/2010 to 11/05/2010

286 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-4526.

From November 1 to November 5, 2010 master lampworker Roger Parramore will be on the BCC campus teaching the fundamentals of lampworking in November.  This is a rare chance to learn from this world-renowned glass artist, teacher and exhibitor! Mastering the fundamentals in any art form is key to the final result.  And mastery of the fundamental techniques in lampworking is the gateway to understanding this most ancient of materials. Lampworking: Mastering the Fundamentals is a class about going back to the roots of technique. In this 5-day class, students will learn about topics ranging from the philosophical nature of heat to accomplishing basic hand skills. A course appropriate for any skill level, beginners as well as more advanced students will be able to hone their abilities as they explore ornaments, perfume bottles and more complex vessel forms such as goblets. Come ready to absorb a lot of information, and share what you know. Roger Parramore is an acclaimed glass artist with experience teaching and exhibiting around the world.  He has taught at Osaka University of the Arts in Japan; Canberra Glassworks, Australia; Pilchuck Glass School, Washington; Craft Council of India, New Delhi, India; as well as Penland, Worchester, Eugene, Bullseye, and the Studio of Corning.  His work is included in the Museum Collections of the Kobe Lampwork Museum, Japan as well as the Smithsonian Institute, Renwick Museum, Washington, DC. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn the fundamentals with a master glass artist!  Register now!  Call or check the website for a  program guide.

4th Festival of Wreaths - Woodbury Junior Women's Club


Woodbury Middle School, 67 Washington Ave., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-5530.

The Woodbury Junior Women's Club will host its 4th annual Festival of Wreaths at The Woodbury Christmas Festival and Craft Fair From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sat. Businesses and individuals may order an undecorated wreath for $25, decorate it and donate it back ro the festival for an auction. Proceeds benefit the Community Services Council Fuel and Food Bank. The deadline for wreath orders is Mon., Nov. 15th.

Holiday Open House - Newbury Place in Southbury


41 Oak Tree Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-7333.

On Sat., 9:30 -5:30. Chamilia beads, holiday gifts and decorations, sample of gourmet items, door prizes and more.  Visit the website for more information.

Watertown Digital History Archive Unveiling Reception at Watertown Historical Society


22 Deforest St., Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-274-1050.

Please join the Watertown Historical Society at the unveiling of the Watertown Digital History Archive.  The opening reception is Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6PM at the Watertown Library, 470 Main Street.  Open to the public. The Watertown Digital History Archive site features:  over one Century of Watertown Newspapers--3,150 issues, spanning the 19th and 20th centuries--1881-2000--including the Town Times, Watertown News, The Post, Watertown Journal, Post Boy, and Watertown Argus.  Also, 93 years of Watertown High School Yearbooks--1917-2010; 11 Historic Watertown Scrapbooks.  All keyword searchable at:  Come learn how to use this exciting new research site, that has been four years in the making.  Marty Tannenbaum, the owner of Innovative Document Imaging, the company that digitized our archive and created this site will give a brief PowerPoint presentation explaining this new technology.

Annual Food, Craft Fair--Three Saints Orthodox Church - Ansonia

11/12/2010 to 11/13/2010

26 Howard Ave., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-735-0117 or 203-735-0317.

On Friday,  from 4PM to 8PM and Saturday, November from 9AM to 4PM Three Saints Orthodox Church will hold a Food and Craft Fair.  Baked goods, handmade crafts, religious articles, ethnic foods, tag sale. Chinese auction. Free.

Goshen Player's Presents Lenny's Dead

11/12/2010 to 11/13/2010

Route 4 and Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9988.

The Goshen Players presents a limited engagement play--Lenny's Dead--a one-act play by Alex Giacin on November 12 and 13, 2010 at 8PM.  Tickets $15.  Lenn's Dead tells the story of Lenny and Hank, who became friends during the Vietnam War and remain close...even though one of them is dead.  The show stars author Alex Giacin as Hank opposite Rob Richnavsky in the title role, and is directed by John Long.   The actors portray not only Hank and Lenny but also numerous characters from their childhoods, families, army training and days fighting in Vietnam.  The true star of the piece is their relationship and the story that they have to tell.

Bearlieve It or Not Bear Auction Sponsored by Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce


171 Rowley Street, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-482-6586.

Beware--The Bears are Back--The Northwest CT Chamber Education Foundation and LARC have worked in partnership to bring the Bears back to Litchfield County.  Completed Bears will be on display throughout the Region through October.  Art lovers, animal adorers and tourists to the region will have the unique opportunity of viewing these artistic creations.  The Bear Auction will be held on Saturday November 13, 2010 at the Lippincott Moving and Storage.  Visit the website for further information.

Dolly and Me Holiday Tea at Cornucopia at Southbury's Oldfield Bed and Breakfast


Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-223-4261. Fax: 782 Main Street.

On Sunday, November 14, 2010 at Cornucopia at Southbury's Oldfield Bed and Breakfast a Dolly and Me Holiday Tea will be held.  One-hour seatings at 1, 2:30 and 4PM will feature tea, punch and hoiiday cookies for adults, children and dolls; American Girl Doll books and crafts, as well as handcrafted clothes and accessories for 18 inch American Girl and 15 inch Bitty Baby Dolls will be available for sale.  Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for children, and proceeds will benefit the Litttle Britches Therapeutic Riding Program.  Check the website for more information.

S.C.O.R.E. Presents The IRS and Small Business in 2010 Seminar--Torrington


333 Kennedy Drive, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6586.

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 6:30PM to 8:PM at the Northwest Connecticut's Chamber of Commerce offices on Kennedy Drive SCORE, America's Counselors to Small Busienss is opening its 2010-2011 seminar/workshop season with a timely review of the tax prospects for small business in an uncertain economy.  The seminar--The IRS and Small Business in 2010..What's On The Horizon--will be conducted by Raymond LaLuna EA, of LaLuna Tax Service, Bridgeport. To attend or for more details visit the Chamber website or call the office.  The workshop is free and open to the public.