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.

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.

David Hunt Library Hosts 12x12 2013 Year-End Flash Art Exhibit--Falls Village

11/19/2013 to 12/21/2013

63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7572.

The Hunt Library in Falls Village will hold its popular year-end flash art exhibit, 12X12 2013, on Thursday December 12 with a reception from 6pm to 8pm.  All works are in a 12" x 12" format and are priced at $100 each.  A portion of the art sales will benefit the library.  Remaining works will be on display through Saturday, December 21. The reception is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served. 43 artists will be represented in the exhibit:  Steve Balkin, Sue Berg, William Blass, Ilana Rose Cloud, Robert Cronin, Karen Culbreth, Lena Lynn Curtis, Michael Derungs, John & Ginny Dildine, Sergei Fedorjaczenko, Zoe Fedorjaczenko, Florin Firimita, Israel Fitch, Frank Grusauskas, John Hodgson, Shaari Horowitz, Clifton Jaeger, Michael Lampro, Karen LeSage, Mark Alan Liebergall, Louise March, Sarah Martinez, Randy McKee, Roger McKee, Patricia Mullins,  Ellen Murtagh, Amelia de Neergaard, Robert Andrew Parker, John Pirnak, Katherine Porter, Bernie Re,  Marjory Reid, Ian Roig, Trudy Schaelchli, Diane Schapira, Joel Schapira, Emerson Smith, Michele Tragakiss,  Andrew Del Valle, Lilly Woodworth, Jane Worthington-Roth, Judith Wyer, and Mary Zimany.  Call for library hours.

Mattatuck Museum - Stitches in Time and Space: Gail Rothschild and Daina Taimina

11/24/2013 to 01/12/2014

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

Textiles join math and history in this exhibition. Artist Gail Rothschild charts the craftsmanship of each woven artifact in her Ancient Linen series, while simultaneously conveying their deterioration in the face of time. Cornell mathematician Daina Taimina marries art and science with crocheted sculptures of hyperbolic planes. Her work explores the 3-D world from a fourth dimension vantage point.

Lamothe's Sugar House - Open House

11/29/2013 to 12/01/2013

89 Stone Rd., Burlington, CT Phone: 860-675-5043.

Come out and enjoy our complementary hot Maple Farmhouse coffee, hot Mulled Cider, and sample our products. Enjoy the nice leisurely pace away from the bustle of the mall and get some of your holiday shopping done.

Lake Compounce Hosts Holiday Lights Spectacular "12 Days of Christmas"

11/29/2013 to 12/22/2013

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

TWINKLING LIGHTS EVERYWHEREThe park will be covered in lights, thousands of bulbs Spectacular light shows every half hour set to music. A selection of children's and family rides will be open. Find all "12 Days of Christmas" – 12 light displays throughout the park. Meet Santa!--November 29th - December 22--Fridays (5pm to 9pm), Saturdays (4pm to 9pm) & Sunday (4pm to 9pm). Adults $14.99 Kids 10 and Under $10.99;Children 3 and under FREE. Nominal parking charge. No free soda during this event.EVENT IS FREE WITH A 2013 OR 2014 SEASON BUY SEASON PASSES. Discounted group rates available for groups of 20 or more. Call (860) 583-3300 ext. 6906 for details.

Souterrain Gallery at The Wish House - Visions of Nature, Tree & Skies - West Cornwall

11/30/2013 to 12/31/2013

413 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-2969.

Visions of Nature, Trees & Skies. Works by Cindy Kirk and Zejke Hermann. Please join us for an Artist Reception on Saturday November 30th  3-6 pm at the Souterrain Gallery of The Wish House. The Exhibit will be on display/sale through December.  Open Th-Su 11-5.


Connecticut Handcrafted Holiday Expo- WCSU Westside Campus - Danbury

11/30/2013 to 12/01/2013

43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-837-8486 .

From 10 a.m. to 5 pm. on Saturday and Sunday in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on he WCSU Westside campus.  Products and services to be exhibited will include bears, dolls, oil paintings, handcrafted jewelry, doll houses, scarves, embroidery, quilts, floral, folk art, stained glass, hand-painted clothing, fused glass, pottery, soap, candles, candy, pet accessories, oils and spices, garden decor, holiday ornaments and more. Admission is free. For more information visit the website.

Plymouh Historical Society Hosts Edwardian Promenade for Downton Abbey Fans

11/30/2013 to 12/01/2013

572 Main Street, Plymouth, CT 06782. Phone: 860-582-8471.

 Edwardian Promenade for Downtown Abbey fans on  Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2013 from 12-3pm the Plymouth Historical Society will host at the Alley House an Edwardian Promenade for Downton Abbey fans.   Experience the ambiance of England in the early 1900s. The Historical Society will display its collections of fine silverware and will be decorated for the holidays.  As you stroll through the Alley House,  you will be serenaded with the sounds of a working Victrola. Come dressed as your favorite character from Downton Abbey! Free and open to the public.

A Pancake Breakfast with Santa at St. Peter's Church - Torrington


East Main Street , Torrington, CT Phone: 860-601-8508.

8 a.m. to noon. St. Peter's Church, lower hall.  Donations are $6 for adults, and $4 for children 4 and under. Sponsored by Torrington Chapter UNICO National.