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.

UCONN 2008 Playwright Series--Honor Moore

12/03/2008 to 12/03/2008

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

Moderator Davyne Verstandig will introduce Honor Moore, guest speaker, Mourning Pictures, at 6:30 PM at the University of Connecticut campus in Torrington as the discussion series continues sponsored by the Litchfield County Writers Project. Free and open to the public.

Jazz Flutist Ali Ryerson Performs at Mattatuck Museum

12/04/2008 to 12/04/2008

144 West Main St., Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

On Thursday evening, December 4, 2008 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Mattatuck Museum the Ali Ryerson Trio performs a Latin Show for December's First Thursday. Ali Ryerson has emerged as one of the most exciting and versatile flutists on the scene today. Clearly she is one of the best flutists in jazz. Admission $7 members, $15 non-members. Call for further information.

Holiday Entertaining with Chef Jill Nicolson

12/04/2008 to 12/04/2008

184 South Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-1003.

On Thursday, December 4, 2008 join Chef Jill Nicolson for Holiday Entertaining...Come learn and have some fun, scrumptious new Holiday fare all while sipping Holiday Martinis. This is a full participation fun cooking class where you will learn to make two appetizers, a soup, Beef Wellington with Chive Ducchess Potatoes and Haricot au Verts as well as a scrumptious Chocolate Dessert. $75/student. Call to reserve a place, 860-489-1003.

Green Holiday at Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden

12/05/2008 to 12/06/2008

9 Main St. North, Bethlehem, 06751. Phone: 203-266-7596.

On Friday, December 5th from 6PM to 9PM and Saturday, December 6th from 10AM to 4PM join the Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden's Visitor's Center where children may participate in a Green Holiday craft activity. View an exhibit of Botanical Art by artist Betsy Rogers-Knox and start your holiday shopping early in the gift shop. Visitors will receive a 20 percent discount on all purchases. Light refreshments will be served. The house will not be open for tours. In lieu of admission,please bring canned goods to benefit the local food bank.

Holiday Cocktail Party/Open House--Glebe House Museum

12/05/2008 to 12/05/2008

49 Hollow Rd., Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-2855.

On Friday evening, December 5, 2008 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Glebe House Museum a Preview Cocktail Holiday Party will be held. The Museum decorated for an 18th century Christmas by the Roxbury/Bridgwater Garden Club and Pomperaug Garden Clubs and Glebe House volunteers bring the holiday spirit into the museum. All decorations will be for sale. A Holiday Gift Shoppe will be open. There will be wine tasting provided by Walker Road Winery of Woodbury and a Silent Auction. There will be live music too. $25 per person, limited tickets available. On Saturday the 6th of December from 10AM to 3PM the museum and holiday shoppe will be open with first person vignettes with the Marshall Family who lived in the Glebe House from 1771 to 1786 as they prepare for the holidays. Admission on Saturday is free.

Adele and Simon in America by Barbara McClintock

12/06/2008 to 12/06/2008

2 Green Hill Road, Washington, 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

Barbara McClintock will be signing copies of her latest book ADELE and SIMON IN AMERICA on Saturday, December 6th at 2:00pm. The whole family will want to follow these two characters across America trying to find what Simon has lost and looking for historic figures in the paintings. �The young Parisian siblings from McClintock�s well-loved AD�LE and SIMON embark on a second highly successful adventure . . . . Sepia-colored endpapers trace their cross-country route on an old railway map, creating an early-20th century setting, and the artist�s characteristic ink-and-watercolor work depicts each of 12 destinations in impeccable period detail.� �Starred, Publishers Weekly

Kent Hold Annual Holiday Potluck Dinner

12/06/2008 to 12/06/2008

St. Andrews Parish House, Kent,

On Saturday, December 6, 2008 from 5PM to 7:30PM join the Kent Community as they light their way into the Holidays. Bring your favorite dish and song for the Town's Annual Holiday Potluck Dinner at St. Andrews Parish House. Annual Tree Lighting at St. Andrews Parish House 6PM. Caroling Contest, pictures with Santa, Music and more Music. Hot Chocolate, Food and Drink. Cookie Walk.

Beacon Grange Dance--Northfield

12/06/2008 to 12/06/2008

Route 254, Northfield, Phone: 860-283-9308.

On Saturday evening, December 6, 2008 from 7PM to 11PM the Beacon Grange will hold a dance featuring Dance with Harm's Way Band. Refreshments and raffles available. Open to the Public. Call for further information.

Model Train Show at Torrington Armory

12/06/2008 to 12/07/2008

153 South Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-209-8155.

On Saturday, December 6 from 10AM to 4PM and Sunday, December 7 from 10AM to 3PM come to the Torrington Armory where the Torrington Area Model Railroaders and the City of Torrington will host a model train show. Three train layouts displayed: N scale, HO scale and G scale -trains of all sorts will be running the entire weekend. No Admission Fee, but consider donating non-perishable food items for FISH, Inc.. Call for information.