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-Old Woodbury Historical Society-A First Archaeological Expedition to Afghanistan

04/01/2010 to 04/01/2010

Woodbury Senior Center, Woodbury, Phone: 203-263-2446.

History Bites continues on Thursday, March 25, 2010 sponsored by the Old Woodbury Historical Society. A lecture by Henry Hart, local Woodbury resident entitled A First Archaeological Expedition to Afghanistan--memories of the 1949 American Museum of Natural History expedition to Afghanistan. Bring lunch. Beverages and desserts are provided. Reservations requested but not required. Donation $2 per lecture. Call for further information.

Draw On at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Gallery

04/02/2010 to 04/02/2010

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

The Silo Gallery at Hunt Hill Farm is participating in the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum�s Draw On again this year. It is �An open to all ages� community drawing using dry media from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Silo Gallery Director Valerie Culbertson for more information. Free!

Create Some Creativity with newly published author, Cheryl Nash

04/07/2010 to 04/07/2010

Beardsley and Memorial Library , Winsted, 06098. Phone: (860) 379-6043.

At 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room for a fantastic program on being creative. Cheryl Nash will help you to unlock that potential and help send you on your way to a lifetime of creativity. A fun program for all ages. Contact 860-379-6043 for more information.

Creative Sustenance

04/07/2010 to 04/07/2010

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

Enjoy some nourishment for the soul by hearing Davyne Verstandig and Rhode Island�s poet laureate Lisa Starr read their remarkable poetry and prose. The event is the Torrington campus� finale of the University of Connecticut�s annual Creative Sustenance program, which raises awareness about the hungry and homeless in our region and collects donations of food and money to support helping organizations. The suggested minimum donation for this event is $5.00. A book sale and book signing follow the readings. Starts at 6:30pm.

History Bites--Torrington Historical Society--A Civil War Love Story

04/08/2010 to 04/08/2010

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

History Bites continues at the Torrington Historical Society on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Noon with Ernest Barker, local author presenting Fred and Jennie: A Civil War Love Story--this living history performance features readings from the Civil War letters between Frederick A. Lucas, who served in the 21nd CT heavy Artillery and his future wife, Sarah Jane Wadhams. Bring lunch. Beverages and desserts are provided. Reservations requested but not required. $2 donation per lecture.

Line Dancing at The New England Carousel Museum

04/09/2010 to 04/09/2010

The New England Carousel Museum. 95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, Bristol, 06011. Phone: 860 585-5411.

Friday, April 9, 2010 7:30-9:30pm Line Dancing with Paula and Mike from Cadillac Ranch will be the main event at The New England Carousel Museum Friday, April 9th and Friday May 14th from 7:30-10:30pm. $8.00 admission. For more information, call (860) 585-5411. info@thecarouselmuseum.org Regular museum hours of operation Mon-Sat 10-5PM, Sun Noon - 5PM

Winter Lecture Series Barkhamsted Historical Society

04/09/2010 to 04/09/2010

Barkhamsted Historical Society, 109 West RiverR.d, Pleasant Valley, 06063. Phone: 860 738-1152.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society's Winter Lecture Series continues at 7:00P.M.,at the Barkhamsted Senior Center,with "Murder in the Hollow",the story of the Case murder,presented by former Barkhamsted first Selectman Mike fox.Please join us for an interesting evening.Admission is free and refreshments will be served.Questions call:Noreen Watson 860 738-1152

Introduction to the Enneagram -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

04/09/2010 to 04/11/2010

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

The Enneagram presents nine different personality types formed both by inheritance and environment. It studies the compulsions of each and their unique gifts and strengths. This weekend workshop will help participants deepen their awareness of themselves, have greater understanding of others and appreciation of how this affects their relationship with God. Workshop leader: Mary Fahy, RSM; currently ministers as a spiritual/ retreat and pastoral care director at The McAuley, West Hartford, CT; author of The Tree That Survived the Winter and A Time for Leaving. Friday 6 pm dinner to Sunday lunch. Fees: $175 (shared room, hall bath); $215 (private room, hall bath); $245 (private or shared room with bath); $145 (commuter).

Silo Gallery Spring Exhibtion Opening Reception at Hunt Hill Farm

04/10/2010 to 04/10/2010

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

An opening reception takes place today for the Spring Exhibition in The Silo Gallery. The Main Gallery showcases the paintings of two Connecticut artists Christopher Gatto and Ariane Luckey. Each artist is displaying their distinctive pieces that includes intimately scaled figurative oil paintings by Gatto and ?en plein air? oil and pastel landscapes by Luckey. In The New Talent Gallery the works of art students from The Gunnery School of Washington, CT are featured.

The Silo Gallery, founded by Ruth and Skitch Henderson, first opened in 1975 with a series of ?Silo Scenes?. The gallery is a unique venue with 27-foot ceilings, exposed timbers and a famous view into the barnyard. The opening reception will include wines by Hopkins Vineyard and appetizers by The Silo Cooking School with Chef Mary Kravec. Come early and take in all of the cultural activities that Hunt Hill Farm has to offer! The Spring Exhibition runs through May 9th. Hunt Hill Farm hours are Wed. through Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday?s noon to 5 p.m.