Norfolk Artists & Friends Host Norfolk August Arts Weekend

08/07/2013 to 08/09/2015

Rte.44/272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

on the Battell Stoeckel Estate in Norfolk. Norfolk August Arts Weekend Norfolk Artists & Friends will have its Seventh Annual August Arts Weekend on August 7 - 8 - 9. The public is invited to join us for the Friday night opening reception from 5 - 7:30 PM, on Saturday from 12 - 5PM and on Sunday from 11 - 4PM. The Exhibition is held on the beautiful Battell Stoeckel Estate in the Battell Stoeckel Gallery (the Art Barn) in Norfolk, CT. Follow the signs for location and parking. This year 20 artists will be represented in a variety of mediums: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, mixed media, print mediums, and fine jewelry.

Flanders Nature Center Offers Drawing People with Marc Chabot--Woodbury

09/17/2014 to 11/19/2014

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Flanders offers Drawing People with Marc Chabot--Wednesdays, September - November | 7 - 9 PM--Every two weeks a new session will begin. Sign up for one or all five! Learn to draw faces and figures in graphite with inspiration from accomplished artist Marc Chabot. This two session class is packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques essential to artists of all skill levels. Students will learn the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure in a variety of poses. Marc will share his knowledge about underlying anatomy and natural variations in shape, texture, and proportion, as well as basic information about drawing tools and pencil techniques. Location: The Studio on the corner of Flanders and Church Hill Road   A few basic art supplies are needed for the class.Pre-registration is required. Class dates: September 17 & 24; October 1 & 8; October 15 & 22; October 29 & November 5; November 12 & 19. Cost for two classes:  $50 members and $65 non-members.

Minor Memorial Library - Field and Farm Exhibit of Roxbury, Bridgewater and neighboring towns

09/20/2014 to 11/01/2014

23 South St, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-2181.

Field & Farm Sept 20 – Nov 1, 2014. Opening reception: Sept 20 , 2 – 4. Exhibit open during regular library hours: Mondays 12 – 7, Wednesdays 10 – 5, Thursdays 12 – 5, Fridays 10 -5, Saturdays 10 – 2.  Closed Tuesdays and Sundays.  Closed in observance of Columbus Day, Oct. 13, 2014. Free admission Library is handicapped-accessible Exhibit and sale of photographs by Marc Isolda. Subjects are panoramic landscapes of Bridgewater, Roxbury and neighboring towns in CT.

Gregory James Gallery Exhibit: Artist Thomas C. Adkins

10/04/2014 to 11/04/2014

93 Park Lane Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3436.

Contemporary realist and Connecticut native Thomas C. Adkins will present 30 new works, both Plein Air and studio paintings in a one-man show, Pastoral Solitudes," at the Gregory Jame Gallery in New Milford.  Opening reception on October 4, 2014 from 5 to 7PM.  Exhibit runs through November 4th. 

Town Players of Newton - Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig Performance

10/31/2014 to 11/22/2014

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT Phone: 203-270-9144.

Lend Me a Tenor By Ken Ludwig Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays Oct 31 – Nov 22 at 8 PM. Matinees Sunday November 9 & 16 at 2 PM. Directed By Timothy Huebenthal. One night, one performance, one star. Or is that two stars? When two men claim to be “Il Stupendo,” a night at the opera becomes hilariously unforgettable. General Admission $20 Fridays and Saturdays; $15 Sunday matinees; $10 children 10 and under. Payable at the door via cash or check only.

Town Players of Newtown Presents Lend Me A Tenor

10/31/2014 to 11/22/2014

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-270-9144.

Town Players of Newtown presents Lend Me a Tenor By Ken Ludwig Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays Oct 31 – Nov 22 at 8 PM. Matinees Sunday November 9 & 16 at 2 PM. Directed By Timothy HuebenthalOne night, one performance, one star. Or is that two stars? When two men claim to be "Il Stupendo," a night at the opera becomes hilariously unforgettable. Check the website for further information.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Casagrande Institute for Interfaith Conversation — Marriage: Down the Ages and Around the Globe

10/31/2014 to 11/02/2014

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

Friday to Sunday 6 p.m. to 1 p.m. This institute will look at the topic of Marriage down the ages from the perspective of anthropology and how it has been understood within the world religions of Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Fees: (Per person) $40 Friday evening only (includes dinner); $150 Saturday only (includes all meals); $170 Full Commuter (includes all meals); $270 Private room/private bath (limited, give second choice); $240 Private room/hall bath; $230 Shared room/private bath; $200 Shared room/hall bath; Non-refundable deposit: $50. Presenters: Abigail Adams, Ph.D; Rabbi Suri Krieger, PhD; Aida Mansoor, MA; Donald Paglia, MS; Shyamala Raman, Ph.D.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Hosts Author Julia Becker -- Small Talk" Learning From My Children What Matters Most


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

On Saturday, November 1, 2014 a t 2PM at Hickory Stick Book Shop a book signing by author Julia Becker.  Her new book:  Small Talk: Learning From My Children What Matters Most will be available for sale.  Call to reserve a book. 

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Creedence Clearwater Revisited


80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited--Saturday, 11/01/2014 - 8:00pm. With Special Guest Doug Wahlberg Band xfinity Rock Series
Partially Underwritten by Cucumber & Chamomile Gold Circle Tickets include pre-show cocktail party with open bar and hors d'oeuvres from 6:30 - 7:15pm. A great night of CCR's hits - Bad Moon Rising, Down on the Corner, Fortunate Son, Have You Ever Seen The Rain, Proud Mary and many more! Stu Cook and Doug "Cosmo" Clifford may not have intended it, but their band Creedence Clearwater Revisited has taken on a startling life of its own. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame rhythm section (bass and drums respectively) from the legendary group Creedence Clearwater Revival launched the Creedence Clearwater Revisited project in 1995 to once again perform live Creedence Clearwater Revival hits ‑ touchstones of a generation. Ticket Price Gold Circle Seating $125 ~ Orchestra $110 ~ Mezzanine & Balcony $95.

Warner Theatre Presents Ragtime--The Musical--Torrington

11/01/2014 to 11/09/2014

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

Warner Theatre presents Ragtime-The Musical from November 1 through November 9, 2014.  Ragtime is not only a powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America, but a relevant tale for today.  Check the website for times and dates and tickets.