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.

History Bites Lecture Series--Black Friday: The Flood of 1955--Torrington Historical Society

04/02/2009 to 04/02/2009

192 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-8260.

On Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Noon at the Torrington Historical Society. Mark McEachern, director will speak on Black Friday: The Flood of 1955. Witness how daily life was changed in an instant when flooding desolated downtown Torrington. Open to the public. Suggested donation $2. Bring lunch. Beverage/dessert provided. Reservations requested but no required.

Celebrate First Thursday with vocalist Lee Dimo!

04/02/2009 to 04/02/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 753-0381. Fax: (203) 756-6283.

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 5:30-7:30 pm

Back by popular demand! Are you a fan of Ol'Blue Eyes? If so, mark your calendar for this First Thursday when vocalist extraordinaire Lee Dimo performs! Crooning the tunes of the Big Band Era, the similarity of Lee's voice and mannerisms to Sinatra's will astound you. So get in the mood, put on your dancing shoes, and swing to the Big Band sounds!

First Thursday, a fun, after-hours event, is a great way to meet up with friends, network with business associates, and enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres and wine. Admission is $7 for members and $15 for non-members. Join the museum on First Thursday and get in free!

Grossology Festival - The Imagine Nation Museum

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

One Pleasant St., Bristol, 06010. Phone: 860-314-1400.

Friday, April 3: Grossology Festival Make slime, ooze and other yucky stuff! Learn about animal poop! Study real owl barf! See icky bugs, sniff icky smells, touch icky things! Reduced admission price of $4.00 per person. Sponsored by the Bristol Mayor's Tourism Entertainment Arts and Museums (T.E.A.M.) Committee. Pizza and ice cream available in our Soda Fountain. A fun family night out! 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Danny Draher at Maron Hotel

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

VIVO! Bar and Grill, Maron Hotel, 42 Lake Ave. Ex. , Danbury, Phone: 203-791-2200 or 791-2202.

Performing Live Blues/Guitar and Vocals.

Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2009 Lecture Series--Cady McClain

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

On Friday, April 3, 2009 at 6:30PM at UConn Torrington Campus, Francis W. Hogan Lecture Hall the Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2009 series continues with Cady McClain. Emmy award wining actress, poet and musician. Ms McClain will be reading some of her work and discussing her career with Davyne Verstandig. The evening is part of the LCWP's celebration of Poetry Month. Free and open to the public. A book sale and book signing follow the discussion. Call for further information and to register.

INSIDERS' TOUR: Connoisseurship and Graphic Arts

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 753-0381. Fax: (203) 756-6283.

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

Join the Mattatuck Museum's curator Cynthia Roznoy, Ph.D., in a behind-the-scenes tour and printmaking demonstration at the Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University. View one of the nation's outstanding print collections, with works by Durer, Goya, Rembrandt, and Manet. Participate in a connoisseurship class led by curator Clare Rogan. Lunch at Nikita's Bar and Bistro is included. Cost: $84 for museum members; $99 for non-members. Registration is required. Call (203) 753-0381, ext. 10.

Taiza© Prayer Evening Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

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

Based on the worship created by the Taiz Community in Taiz, France, this contemplative, reflective service consists of Scripture readings, prayer, song and silence. It shall be a time to center ourselves and be held in God's tender love and compassion. Facilitator: Helen Falcone, educator, musician and professional singer. Friday, 7-8:30 pm Fee: $6

Cady McClain at UConn Torrington

04/03/2009 to 04/03/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Emmy award winning actress, poet and musician Cady McClain will be reading some of her work and discussing her career with Davyne Verstandig at the UConn Torrington campus. The evening is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project�s celebration of National Poetry Month. A book sale and book signing follow the discussion. 6:30pm � 9:00pm Free and open to the public.

Clock Identification Day--American Clock and Watch Museum-Bristol

04/04/2009 to 04/06/2009

100 Maple Street, off Rte. 6, Bristol, 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

On Sat. April 4 and Monday, April 6 from 10AM to 1PM at the American Clock and Watch Museum, Bristol a Clock Identification Day will take place. Anyone curious about the history of a clock they own will want to stop by. For the cost of admission, patrons will be able to obtain information about one American-made timepiece. Further information call 860-583-6070.