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.

Warner Theatre's Young Actors Series Presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland

04/30/2011 to 05/01/2011

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

On Saturday, April 30th at 2PM and 7PM and Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 2PM the Warner Young Actors Series presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland at the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre at the Warner Theatre.  Join Alice's adventures as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game.  Featuring students of the Warner Theatre.  Price: $12 ticket.  Call to reserve tickets.

Carload Weekend at Quassy Amusement Park - MIddlebury

04/30/2011 to 05/01/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

$30 carload weekend at Quassy Amusement Park. Up to 10 persons in your vehicle receive an all-day ride wristband for only $30, parking included. Park open noon to 6 p.m. Ride the new "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster and more than 15 other great rides.

Waterbury Chorale Presents Sacred Music Program

05/01/2011

9 Division St., Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 860-283-6083.

On Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 4PM the Waterbury Chorale presents--A Celebration--from Darkness into Eternal Light at the Congregational Church in Naugatuck.  The Waterbury Chorale has over 80 voices preparing for the concert.   Tickets $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Call for tickets.

The Flock is Returning to the Keeler Tavern Museum

05/01/2011

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

Mary's Little Lost Lamb Painting Contest is returning on Sunday, May 1st to the front lawn  of the Keeler Tavern Museum at 132 Main Street, Ridgefield..  The one room school houses of Colonial Ridgefield were supported by sheep. Two thousand sheep owned by the town were rented out to the highest bidders to cut their grass and provide natural fertilizer.. Financing the schools has always called for creative thinking. The Museum will supply unpainted plywood lambs. Small lambs will cost $15 and large lambs $25. The lambs may be purchased at the Museum in April during regular business hours 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mondays through Fridays and Saturday, April 16th 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Lambs should be returned to the Museum, Sunday May 1st from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.. Judging will take place from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Awards will be made in four categories: Artistic, Realistic, Original, and Whimsical. Lambs will be judged at three levels: Children under 10 years old, Children over 10  and Adult (over 18). Lambs will remain  on view on the Keeler Tavern Museum front lawn and then will be returned to their creators.

Mother's Day Tea at Litchfield History Museum

05/01/2011

7 South Street - On the Green, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Sunday, at 3 p.m. (2 p.m. for hat decorating) In Celebration of Mother' Day, the Historical Society is inviting mothers and their children to a special event! Come in party attire and don't forget your hats and gloves! If you prefer arrive early to join in hat decorating fun. Hats, as well as ribbons, flowers, and other fancies will be provided for each interested participant. We will also have croquet set up on the green before and after the tea. To register for this event, please call us or email.  Fee:  $25 for one mother and one child, $5 for additional children.  Visit the website for more information.

Ridgefield Fights the Civil War at Keeler Tavern Museum

05/01/2011 to 05/01/2011

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: (203) 438-5485.

Speaker: Charlie Pankenier. Members $10. Non-Members: $15. In the Garden House.

Warner Theatre Daytime Performances Series presents Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing

05/02/2011

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

On Monday, May 2, 2011 at 9:45AM the Daytime Performance Series continues at the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre of the Warner Theatre with Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing.  Nine year old Peter Hatcher's life would be sweet if it weren't for Fudge, his toddler terror of a brother.  Fudge seems to get away with everyting and its enough to make Peter feel like a fourth grade nothing.  Capturing all the humor, sibling rivalry and elementary school angst of Judy Blume's beloved book, this play will be a hit with every student in your class.  Tickets: $8.  This Performance Series is perfect for school groups and homeschoolers and complete with study guides that focus on literature based communication, language arts, relationships and family.  Call for reservations.

A free workshop led by Register Citizen Managing Editor Emily M. Olson - Torrington

05/04/2011

59 Field Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-1877.

On Wednesday, A free workshop led by Register Citizen Managing Editor Emily M. Olson from 2 to 3 p.m.in the Register Citizen Newsroom Cafe Classroom, Torrington, on "Writing Press Releases That Will Get Published." She'll talk specifically about what is more likely to be published or generate a news story in The Register Citizen, but the principles she talks about will be helpful for promotional releases submitted to all kinds of local media. More information and a sign-up form is here: Hartford News, Litchfield County Times and Foothills Media Group 860-489-1877 (office) 609-638-2737 (cell).

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39th Annual Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival - Waterbury

05/05/2011 to 05/08/2011

937 Chase Parkway , Waterbury, CT 06716. Phone: 203-754-5189.

Live Greek Music/Dancing food, jewelery, Mothers Day Plants and an art exhibit, Super Raffle. . For more info call. Festival Hours: Thur. 10-9, Fri. 10-11, Sat. 10- midnight, Sun. 11-3. Exit 17 off 1-84. Parking and admission Free.