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.

A Night, Big With Uncommon Horror - Gunn Memorial Museum - Washington

02/02/2011

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Wednesday at 7 p.m. local author and historian Michael-John Cavallaro will present a lecture in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Library describing the first mass murder in America, which took place in Washington, CT. on the night of Feb 2, 1780. The Mallory Murders, as they came to be called, were so shocking that the news spread from Maine to Georgia in a matter of days. The murderer, 19 year old Barnett Davenport, was from the neighboring town of New Milford and now, for the first time in history, 231 years to the day of the actual shocking and tragic event, the truth of the story will come to light. For a night of historical horror, crime and punishment there is no other story quite like this one. Mr. Cavallaro is also the author of the book, Tales of Old New Milford, and copies will be available for purchase. The snow date is Thurs, Feb. 3rd. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call the museum or visit the websie.

IF WALLS COULD TALK: MINIATURE MANSION UNVEILED

02/03/2011

195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

Bring your family to view the grand unveiling of this one of a kind treasure, just recently donated to the
Society by Mary Cay Hill.  Enjoy hearing the history of the home, family and the1930's  era.
Program is open to the public - $5 and free to members - Refreshments

Elmo’s Birthday Bash at Imagine Nation Museum

02/03/2011 to 02/03/2011

One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 314-1400.

Meet the loveable, huggable Elmo! Kick up your heels as we dance and sing in celebration of Elmo's birthday. Today is all about the color red – make an Elmo cupcake and come dressed in red to get a prize! Festivities included with admission

CT's Film Festival's Warner Thetre - Independent Film Festival -

02/04/2011 to 02/06/2011

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

75 Great Films, 15 Industry Workshops and 3 Incredible Parties. Beginning at 11 a.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Sunday The Connecticut Film Festival will screen 75 films. Visit the website for more information.

Rocks, Roots and a River at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center

02/04/2011

10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: (203) 736-1053.

7 pm.  A Photographer's New England. Another of Bruce Nichols' incredible journeys will take us on a 350-mile trek and a 350-mile paddle by kayak on the Connecticut River from source to Sound. If you are (or wannabe) an adventurer, trekker or paddler, don't miss this presentation. FREE, but please register in advance.

First Fridays: A Contemporary Cocktail Hour at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

02/04/2011 to 02/04/2011

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: (203) 438-4519.

Member $10; non-member $15. Danbury-based band Very Fine Individuals will get the party started with their eclectic mix of rhythm and blues, rock'n'roll, and funk. Plus there'll be drinks, snacks, and a leisurely docent-led tour of select exhibitions at 7 pm—all included with admission.

Ice Fishing Derby Sponsored by Terryville Fish and Game Club

02/05/2011

21 Grove Street, Terryville, CT 06786. Phone: 860-583-0189.

On Saturday, February 5, 2011 from 8AM to 2PM at  Middle Pond, Terryville the Terryville Fish and Game Club is hosting its annual ice fishing derby.  Registration begins at 7AM and the public is invited.  Breakfast sandwiches and refreshments will be available beginning at 6:30AM in the clubhouse.  Call for further information.

No Child Left Inside Winter Festival at Black Rock State Park - Watertown

02/05/2011

Rte. 61, Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-418-5981.

On Sat from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Come out for a fun family day full of winter activities.  Ice fishing and stocking, snowshoeing, sledding, bonfire, and more! On street handicapped parking.  For more information contact 860-424-3200.

Medicine Bag Workshop at the Institute for American Indian Studies - Washington

02/05/2011 to 02/05/2011

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Spend the afternoon with  Terri Delahanty, Cree, creating your own small medicine bag.  Join in as Terri sings sacred songs and smudges with sage and sweet grass while you learn the importance of  medicines to carry along your own personal Earth Journey Walk.  CT Educators may earn 0.3 CEUs. Space is limited, please call for reservations. Fee: $30; $25 IAIS Members.