Flags of Valor in New Milford

10/05/2016 to 11/03/2016

New Milford Green, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-3069.

In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) made in the USA American flags and will be on display from November 5 through December 3, 2016.

Cornwall Halloween Art Contest

10/27/2016 to 11/03/2016

Cornwall, CT

9 am to 12 noon. Come walk Main Street in both the village and the town from October 27th through November 3rd and observe all the visual delights created by K-6 students from Butterhill Day School, Lee Road School, Willow Avenue School, Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary School and the Cornwall Middle School [grades 5-6]. Who knows who might be the next Cezanne, Picasso or reignite the Hudson River School of artists!? Enjoy the Fall folliage! Do some shopping or have a Autumn meal at one of our yummy restaurants!

Wisdom House: Inviting the Great Dance: Paintings on the Path of Letting Go by Elisabeth Moss

11/01/2016 to 12/03/2016

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

At the Marie Louise Trichet Gallery

Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday  10 am - 4 pm

Presidential Trivia with Steve Spignesi

11/01/2016 to 11/01/2016

243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: (203) 729-4591 . Fax: (203) 723-1820.

Which Presidents were military generals? How many Presidents had unsuccessful assassination attempts against them? Who was the first President to ride a train? With Election Day coming up, join us for a fun evening with fascinating and unusual facts about the Chief Executives of the United States. Author Steve Spignesi will discuss weird, and wild, and all true trivia adapted from his book Grover Cleveland’s Rubber Jaw. There will be a question-and-answer session following his presentation. Don’t vote against this interesting presentation! Register to reserve a seat! Call Whittemore Library for more information or to register- (203) 729-4591.

Litchfield Historical Society Lecture: American Girl Book Club: A Kit Mystery Part I

11/02/2016

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

3:30 - 5 pm. $5 for members, $7 for non-members. The American Girl Book Club is back and ready to solve mysteries! We will be reading The Jazzman's Trumpet , a Kit mystery, and taking a look at the world of music during the Great Depression. Each week we will discuss half the book and take part in games and activities related to the story. Participants will read the first seven chapters on their own, and we will discuss these chapters during the meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd. The second half of the book will be covered in the next session on Wednesday, November 16th.

The Naugatuck Truck: Meet the Owners!

11/02/2016 to 11/02/2016

243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: (203) 729-4591. Fax: (203) 723-1820.

The Naugatuck Truck is an on-demand delivery service which will bring to you anything you need - fast food, groceries, convenience store items, liquor, or dry cleaning. All this is accomplished utilizing more than 20 local locations. Find out more about their service and how it got started, and have your questions answered about the challenges of starting a new business venture in the area. Registration required. Call Whittemore Library for more information or to register- (203) 729-4591.

Mattatuck Museum Book Talk: Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

11/03/2016

144 W. Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381.

$5. Artist and art historian Steven Naifeh will read from this masterful biography of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. Drawing upon archival material and scholarship at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and Van Gogh's drawings and paintings, the authors shed new light on many unexplored aspects of Van Gogh's inner world: his erratic and tumultuous romantic life; his bouts of depression and mental illness; and the cloudy circumstances surrounding his death at the age of thirty-seven. In conjunction with Rigorous and Surprising: The Art of Steven Naifeh

Warner Theatre 15th Annual Holiday Wine & Food Tasting

11/04/2016

69 Main St, Torrington, CT Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. General $25, VIP $75. VIP reception area will be held in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre access to this exclusive area includes: a private tasting with several high-end wines, Small batch bourbon table, Catering includes generous stationary and passed hors d'oeuvres and desserts Live entertainment - CKW Jazz trio.

Ski Sundown Annual Ski Swap

11/04/2016 to 11/06/2016

126 Ratlum Rd, New Hartford, CT Phone: 860-379-1853.

The annual Sundown Ski Patrol Ski Swap is taking place on November 4 (Friday) through November 6 (Sunday), 2016 at Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT located at 126 Ratlum Road, off Routes 44 and 219. This swap is the longest running and one of the largest in New England. Sell your outgrown ski/snowboard jackets and pants, skis, snowboards, and boots! Buy new and gently used clothing and equipment! There are great deals to be had on Kids, Youth and Adult items. Swap Hours are Friday, November 4 from 4pm-9pm, Saturday, November 5 from 10am – 8pm, and Sunday, November 6 from 10am-4pm. If you plan to sell equipment and clothing, drop off times are Friday, November 4 from 4pm-9pm and Saturday, November 5 from 10am – 2pm.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Tacos & Arepas

11/04/2016

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

6:30-9:30pm. $65.00 Arepas and tacos are two of the most popular foods in Central and South America, originating from pre-Columbian cultures where corn was a staple ingredient. Each region puts their own spin on these classic dishes making them great for parties, dinners or a simple snack. This class will focused on teaching how to prepare from scratch both Arepas AND Tacos and it's most popular toppings. Learn the basics of fresh Latin American street food and savor authentic recipes made by Venezuelan Chef Maria Laura Quintero.