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.

Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society First Tuesdays @ 7 Lecture Servies: Donald K. Mayland-- Diving Lakeville, It's the Pits

07/02/2013

Route 7 and Route 63, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-8226.

The Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society will present monthly lectures through September 2013 as part of its First Tuesdays @ 7 series.  This series presents lively history lectures by noted experts in various fields of interest on the first Tuesday of each month. On Tuesday, July 2 at 7pm, Donald K. Mayland, a retired Hotchkiss economics teacher and owner of Marine Study Program, Inc., will present "Diving Lakeville: It's the Pits," a lecture on local diving and the recovery of archaeological artifacts found in Lakeville's abandoned iron industry quarry pits. Mr. Mayland spent three years in the Navy before moving to the Northwest Corner in 1970.  He is known for his love of all things aquatic, and also taught scuba diving for years at Hotchkiss.  Don has conducted many archaeological dives including those in Lake George and Lake Champlain.  All lectures through September will take place at the South Canaan Meeting House.  Donations are welcome.

NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL - Music In Context

07/03/2013

120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

7:30 PM, Battell Recital Hall, Norfolk 2013, Robert R. Holzer, Yale School of Music, Late Quartets

Eric Sloane Museum - Celebrate Independence - Kent

07/04/2013

Rte. 7, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 806 927-3849.

A traditional bell ring ceremony at 2 p.m. Eric Sloane, a patriot, believed that church and public bells  should ring for four minutes at 2 p.m. to mark the signing of the Declaration of Independence.    Patriotic-theme hands-on activity for children included with museum admission.  Museum open 10 - 4 p.m.  Adults: 8, seniors $6, children (6-17) $5., under 5 free.

NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL - Young Artists' Performance

07/04/2013

120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

7:30 PM. Cath a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series with the extraordinary young musicians studying at Norfolk. Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice, you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly. For Tickets and Information: Concerts at: The Music Shed, 20 Litchfield Road (Rtes 44 & 272), Norfolk, CT Call: 203.432.1966 Email: norfolk@yale.edu Website: www.norfolkmusic.org Series Ticket Prices: $55 - $15; $10 Students (ages18-25), and KIDS COME FREE! Special Event Ticket Prices: The Tokyo String Quartet- The Last Concert $375 ($345 ltd view) - $225 ($175 ltd view) - $100 ($75 ltd view) - $45

American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix - Lime Rock

07/04/2013 to 07/06/2013

Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville, CT 06039. Phone: 1.800.RACE.LRP (722.3577).

Also, SCCA Pro Racing Pirelli World Challenge; additional support races TBAThe most sophisticated racing prototypes in the world – the same ones that race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – return for their ninth engagement at Lime Rock Park. The super-exciting Pirelli World Challenge makes its first appearance since 2008, too! Fun- and food-filled Midway will have new attractions for 2013, too! Free parking, free paddock access, kids 12 and under free. Call 860.435.5000 or go to limerock.com

Sharon Historical Society - Let Them Eat Cake

07/05/2013

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

Live cake auction and cocktail party. 5:30-7:30 pm, Live Cake Auction, 6:15-7:15 pm  Tickets to the party are $40 per person in advance, and $50 at the door. Call 860-364-5688 or e-mail sharonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com for information or reservations

New Milford Fireworks Celebration

07/05/2013

New Milford Green, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-6080.

 5 pm - New Milford Lions Club Carnival at Young's Field,  5 pm - I-95 on Bank Street On the Green;  5:30 pm - Fire Truck Rides with Water Witch Hose Company No. 2; 6 pm -  The Woman's Club of Greater New Milford constructs giant birthday cake in celebration of America's Birthday Opening Ceremony.  6:30 pm - Welcome from the Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce  Invocation, National Anthem, Curtis Thompson, Color Guard, Andrew B. Mygatt VFW Post 1672.  7 pm - Higher & Higher, courtesy of Water Witch Hose Company No. 2.  8 pm- Malone & Lads, courtesy of Water Witch Hose Company No. 2.   AT FULL DARK (approximately 9:30 pm)  Fireworks will start on Fort Hill/Still Meadow, Patriotic Music will play on Bank Street, courtesy of I-95 Please Note: Fort Hill Rd, Peagler Hill & Town View will be closed to traffic during the Fireworks Display. In the event of rain, only the fireworks & carnival will be held on Saturday, July 6th.

NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL - MUSIC FROM VIENNA

07/05/2013

20 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203.432.1966.

8 p.m. FJ Haydn Flute Trio in G Major, Mahler Quartettsatz for Piano Quartet, Schubert Rondo Brilliant in b minor, D 895,Bruckner Vexilla Regis,Mozart Adagio and Rondeau, K 617,Berg Adagio,Beethoven Kakadu Variations, Op 121a. Ransom Wilson, Richard Stoltzman, William Purvis, Allan Dean, Peter Frankl, Members of the Artis Quartet. For Tickets and Information: Concerts at: The Music Shed, 20 Litchfield Road (Rtes 44 & 272), Norfolk, CT Call: 203.432.1966 Email: norfolk@yale.edu Website: www.norfolkmusic.org Series Ticket Prices: $55 - $15; $10 Students (ages18-25), and KIDS COME FREE! Special Event Ticket Prices: The Tokyo String Quartet- The Last Concert $375 ($345 ltd view) - $225 ($175 ltd view) - $100 ($75 ltd view) - $45