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.

Witches in Connecticut at the Danbury History Museum

11/03/2011

43 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743-5200.

A lecture presented by Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward.. This event is being sponsored in partnership with the Richter Association for the Arts. 3:00p.m. in Huntington Hall at the Danbury Museum. Free and open to the public.

10th Annual Holiday Wine and Food Tasting--Warner Theatre-Torrington

11/04/2011

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Friday, November 4, 2011 from 6PM to 9PM, wine lovers from throughout Connecticut will once again descend on Torrington's historic Warner Theatre for their 9th Annual Holiday Wine and Food Tasting to benefit the historic performing arts center.  Tickets are limited to 650.  Experience a wide variety of wines along with delectable samplings from 15 of the area's finest restaurants throughout the historic Warner Theatre's art deco lobby, as well as in the Carole and Ray Neag Performing Arts Center.  Enjoy the very best in wines, premium hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment and advance admission to the entire event, a VIP tasting room will be set up and can be accessed by purchasing a $60 VIP ticket.  Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $30 day of the event.  Call or go online to purchase tickets.

Wild About Animals at Imagine Nation Museum

11/04/2011 to 11/04/2011

One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-540-3160.

$6/person. Imagine Nation members and children under one are free!Feel fur, feathers and scales on an amazing array of animals!

Festival in Color - Art Exhibit

11/04/2011 to 11/06/2011

319 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0110.

The Fine Line Art Gallery will host its annual fall show, Festival in Color, featuring original paintings, prints, photographs, one-of-a-kind jewelry, pottery, and unique greeting cards. The show runs from November 4th to November 6th, 11 am - 4 pm, with an Artists’ Reception Saturday, November 5th from noon to 4 pm. Admission is free. Location: 319 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT. Ample parking. For more information, visit www.finelineartgallery-connecticut.com, or call (203-266-0110) Thursday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm.

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Holds Annual Christmas Fair

11/05/2011

93 River Road, Pleasant Valley, CT 06063. Phone: 860-379-2157.

On Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 9AM to 2:30PM the Annual Christmas Fair will take place at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.  Crafts, knit items and attic treasures for sale.  Also,  a bake sale, children's activity room, pictures with Santa, and a delicious luncheon.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Hosts Julie Klam Booksigning--Love At First Bark

11/05/2011

2 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

On Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 2PM at the Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington CT a booksigning with Julie Klam -- her latest book--Love at First Bark focuses on dog rescue and its healing power not only for the dogs who are cared for and able to find good homes but also for the people who foster them.  Klam weaves together a collection of stories that will make you laugh, cry and ultimately feel all the better for having spent time with them.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Host 20th Annual Craft Festival

11/05/2011

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

20th Annual Festival of Crafts in Brookfield Over sixty juried vendors whose items will be on sale during the much anticipated event.  The Festival, sponsored by the Brookfield Historical Society,  will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the Whisconier Middle School gymnasiums located on West Whisconier Road off of Route 25 in Brookfield. The scheduled time is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Among the many item for sale this year are jewelry, decorative pieces, folk art, personal grooming articles, soaps, soft sculptures, clothing, baskets, handbags, candles, assorted holiday treasures, edible delicacies, wood crafts, pet items and a host of diverse choices that can be bought as gifts or for home use. There will also be a food court available for visitors to purchase soup, sandwiches, snacks and drinks so they can shop and feed the kids at the same time. Admission for adults is  $5 or $4 with a coupon that will appear in the Danbury  regional papers and on the Brookfield Historical Society Web Page.  Children 12 and under enter free.     For more information   and admission discount coupons visitors are encouraged log onto www.brookfieldcthistory.org <http://www.brookfieldcthistory.org/> or call 203 740-8140.

Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House Offers First Ever Keeler Kids Decoration Creation Event

11/05/2011

132 Mian St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

First Ever Keeler Kids Decoration Creation Event will take place in the Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House, 132 Main Street, Ridgefield, on Saturday, November 5th from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.  This fun Holiday Event is suitable for Children 4 - 12 years old. Moms can drop youngsters off or stay if they choose. Cost will be $10 plus $2 for materials per child. All the children will enjoy creating ornaments inspired by Colonial crafts and toys. Each child will go home with a handmade holiday decoration, but also will contribute to the First Ever Keeler Kids Tree to be donated to the Community Center for its 2011 Christmas Tree Festival.

Pinot Noir: A Very Fickle Red Grape - WIne Class at McLaughhlin Vineyards

11/05/2011

14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT Phone: 203-426-1533.

Our goal in this class will be to learn more about how varied its aroma and flavor profiles can be as we taste wines made by difference winemakers around the world. This class has the added dimension of being a blind tasting where the wines will be placed in numbered bags in order to eliminate any preconceptions about price, winery or country. Paired appetizers will be served. $55pp.