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.

Walker Road Vineyard - Come to the Barn and Taste Our Wine - Woodbury

12/16/2011 to 11/17/2013

11 Walker Road, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-0768.

Sat. & Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Come to our Barn and Taste Our Wine.   Walker Road Vineyards is a small farm winery in Woodbury which has produced award winning wines, and has gained a following in the local market, including some local restaurants. Join us for a discussion in the barn/ tasting room at Walker Road Vineyards. Directions: From I-84 Exit 15 go North on Route 6 for 7 miles to the North End of Woodbury. Make a right on to Middle Road Turnpike. Continue one mile and turn left on Minortown Road for ¼ mile. Walker Road is on the right, and the Winery is the first house on the right.

All Jazz First Thursday at Mattatuck Museum Featuring Percussionist Duane Huff, Vocalist Theresa Wright, Brad Rickert at Piano--Waterbury

02/02/2012

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

On Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 5:30PM the All Jazz First Thurday program continues. Featuring Duane Huff is a native of New Haven, CT and studied percussion at the Audubon School of Music. Duane moved to Delaware where he started Huff Brothers Entertainment in 1995. He has performed for the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, Rehobeth Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz Festival, and many other local and national venues. Mr. Huff is known for his tasteful and sophisticated style of percussion, adding many colors to the spectrum of music.Born a minister's Daughter in Utica, New York.  Theresa Wright grew up singing gospel music with her Mother as her vocal coach. Over the years Theresa has expanded her range of music and is one of the premier Jazz, R&B, and Gospel vocalists around. Theresa is known for her heartfelt, inspirational, and soulful style. In addition to Duane Huff Theresa is presently working with Jeff Pitchall and Texas Flood, and J Giles of the J Giles Band as a background vocalist. She has also released her debut CD titled "Time & Time Again".   Brad Rickert began classical piano studies at age 10 at The Hartt School of Music. He also attended Westminster College and Berklee School of Music. He has performed on the road in the showroom circuit from Miami to Montreal. He performed locally at The Hartford Jazz Festival and at various venues in Connecticut.  Check the website for further information.

Victorian Tea at Keeler Tavern Museum

02/04/2012

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-3166.

3:00 PM. Tickets at $30 each may be purchased through the Ridgefield Library by visiting www.ridgefieldlibrary.org or calling 203-438-2282 ext. 1022.(Snow Date: Saturday, February 11th). Jennifer Groves, a lyric soprano praised for her " beautiful phrases and soft high notes" will entertain at the Tea with songs from the time of Dickens.  Come and take pleasure in this special event that recreates a popular social event of Dickens' time. Enjoy delicious tea, tasty sandwiches and pastries provided by the Royal Tea Company. Take pleasure in the Victorian style entertainment in the company of friends. What a delightful way to spend a February afternoon.

Valentine’s Day Tea- Sharon Historical Society

02/04/2012

18 Main Street , Sharon, CT Phone: (860) 364-5688.

The sharon Historical society and the Hotchkiss library will present, A valentine's day tea, from 2-4 p.m. at the Sharon Historical Society. Come and learn about the history of Valentine's Day! In the course of two hours you may hear stories about cupid and his bow and arrow, see some old-fashioned valentines, enjoy a Valentine's Day "Tea", and of course, create some special valentines to take home. Parents, grandparents or other important adults are welcome and encouraged to attend. This program is geared to children ages 6-12 and their families. The program is free to all, but pre-registration is necessary and limited to twenty participants.  To register call the Historical Society at (860) 364-5688 or the Hotchkiss Library at (860) 364-5041 or e-mail to sharonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com by February 2.

1st Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day! - Winsted

02/04/2012

40 Munroe Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-6043.

On Saturday, at 10 a.m. there will be a Story Time at 10:15 a.m. Ukulele sing-along with Mike DeClement 11 a.m., crafts and activities all day!

 

Gunn Memorial Museum Hosts Rochambeau in Connecticut-Lecture/Book Signing

02/04/2012

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

In commemoration of the 234th anniversary of one of the most important events in French-American History, the signing of the French-American Alliance on February 6, 1778 in Paris, the Gunn Memorial Museum will host the lecture Rochambeau in Connecticut and a book signing in the Wykeham Room on Saturday February 4, 2012 at 1pm with Jini Jones Vail, the author of Rochambeau: Washington's Ideal Lieutenant. A French General's Role in the American Revolution. The Treaty of Alliance with France was a defensive alliance between France and the United States of America, formed in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, which promised military support in case of attack by British forces indefinitely into the future. This signing made France America's first publicly avowed friend and ally and only with their assistance did America achieve victory over the British and independence. Join us for this special presentation recalling the remarkable history of this unprecedented alliance, improbable victory and the true story behind our nation's incredible birth.  The event is free and open to the public.

Plymouth Land Trust Offers Super Bole Walk

02/05/2012

Main Street, Plymouth, CT 06782. Phone: 860-921-6118.

On Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 1PM work off the calories from your Super Bowl party and join the Plymouth Land Trust on a "Super Bole" walk.  Jerry Milne will lead a 1 hour tour that includes historic trees on the Plymouth Green, old gravestones in the Plymouth Burying Ground and a hike through the Land Trust property on Main Street to see the foundations of the 1850 Shelton-Tuttle carriage factory.  Meet in front of the Congregational Church on the Plymouth Green at the corner of Main and North Streets.  Rain or moderate snow cancels.  Call for further information.

Classy & Nice Superbowl Party - Giants-Pats 2012 at Vasis Restaurnt and Bar - Waterbury

02/06/2012

1700 Watertown Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06708. Phone: 203-755-3936.

On Sunday, Come down and experience the game in the most comfortable lounge in town.  Three large screens and surround sound for the entire game! Complimentary Buffet for the entire game plus Happy Hour from start to finish.  For more information call or visit the website.

Warner Theatre Host The Innkeepers Movie--Torrington

02/08/2012

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

On February 8, 2012: screenings at 7:30PM and 10PM the Warner Theatre and The Yankee Pedlar Inn will get a big dash of Hollywood glitz when horror movie The Innkeepers filmed on location at the inn is screened at the Warner.  Tickets start at $9.50.  Pre and after party tickets at The Yankee Pedlar Inn are $25--call 860-489-9226 for further information.  Meet and greet with Innkeepers cast and crew to be announced.