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.

Rolex Vintage Festival - Labor Day Weekend Lime Rock Park

08/29/2008 to 09/01/2008

Lime Rock Park, 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte. 112, Lakeville, 06039. Phone: 1-800-RACE-LRP or 860-435-5000.

This four-day festival of automobilia is steeped in history and will celebrate 26 years of tradition in 2008 this Labor Day Weekend. Feature: Historic and Vintage Race Cars Highlights: Sunday in the Park Automotive Extravaganza. Tickets are on sale for the 2008 season. Visit www.limerock.com for pricing and information. Stay tuned for upcoming ticket packages and special discounts, car corrals and group rates.

$30 Carload Weekend - Quassy Amusement Park

08/30/2008 to 09/01/2008

Route 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Quassy Amusement Park. $30 carload weekend. Up to 10 persons in the car receive an all-day wristband for only $30. Meet and greet "Clifford" the Big Red Dog from Scholastic Books!

Torrington Historical Society Dinner

09/03/2008 to 09/03/2008

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

On Wednesday evening the THSociety will host its Under the Stars and Stripes Dinner. Events scheduled include a dinner prepared by Cuisine with Jill Nicolson, a live auction, piano music and a special program titled Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit with historical interpreter Ted Zalewski. The event will be held under a tent at the Hotchkiss-Fyler Museum starting at 5:30PM. Call for reservations and further information.

UCONN 2008 Playwright Series--Brenda Murphy

09/03/2008 to 09/03/2008

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

Moderator Davyne Verstandig will introduce Brenda Murphy, guest speaker, All My Sons, at 6:30PM at the University of Connecticut campus in Torrington as the discussion series continues sponsored by the Litchfield County Writers Project. Event is free and open to the public.

Book Signing--Wendy Victor--Litchfield

09/03/2008 to 09/03/2008

421 Bantam Rd., Rte. 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Wednesday, September 3rd from 5:30-7PM at the Litchfield Community Center an evening of Travel, Reflection, and Books with Wendy Victor who will offer thoughts and reflections on her new book The Luminous Heartbeat. Signed copies of Victor's book will be available for sale, as will copies of Sonia Seherr-Thoss's last published work, Ideas and Adventures, 1200-1700. Call for further information.

Professor Brenda Murphy discusses "All my Sons" at UConn Torrington

09/03/2008 to 09/03/2008

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

Distinguished Professor Brenda Murphy discusses "All my Sons" with Davyne Verstandig as part of the Litchfield County Writers Project fall 2008 class series, "Playwrights of Litchfield County." Professor Murphy is a past president of the Arthur Miller Society. Free and open to the public.

The Nature and Beauty of Stained Glass--Milton/Litchfield

09/06/2008 to 09/06/2008

On The Green, Litchfield, 06759.

On Saturday, September 6 at 3PM at Trinity Church come and learn about the restoration process by David Guarducci and Charles Woodard, partners in Guarducci Stained Glass Studios. Co-sponsored by The Litchfield Historical Society. Refreshments following the lecture in Milton Town Hall. Public invited. No Charge.

Stone Soup and Bread: Perfect Pairings from Creation to Completion -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/10/2008 to 09/10/2008

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

Come to the table in the Farm House at Wisdom House for a delicious evening of soup, bread, wine and cheese. Explore the mystery of agape, awakening all the senses as a foretaste of the Divine. Limited to 15 guests. Chef: Michael Ackerman, owner of The Pantry in Washington Depot, CT. Wednesday, from 6:30 -8:30 pm. Fee: $35.

Contemplative Living Weekend -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/12/2008 to 09/14/2008

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

A weekend retreat focused on living the elements of the contemplative life. Time will be given for silence, personal prayer, lectio divina, communal prayer, and manual labor. Meals will be taken in silence. Led by Elizabeth Gallagher of Contemplative Outreach Network and Sr. Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP, Art and Spirituality Coordinator at Wisdom House. Friday, 6 pm (dinner) to Sunday, 1 pm. Fees: $170 (shared room), $210 (private), $240 (private with bath), $130 (commuter). All materials included.