Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour--West Street

05/16/2015

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

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10AM the Litchfield Historical Society will lead a tour of South Street. Many of the neighbors that resided in these houses on South Street were connected through marriages and business arrangements. Learn about some of the families and the valuable contributions they made to Litchfield. Come explore the history you walk by every day!  During each tour, a museum educator or guest tour guide offers participants a new way to look at their surroundings with themed walks through Litchfield's history. Each tour lasts about an hour—make sure to bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes!This program is free for members and $10 for non-members; registration is required.

Northwest CT Chamber Hosts Celebrate Northwest Connecticut--Goshen

05/16/2015

Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756.

On May 16, 2015 from 9Am to 5PM  at the Goshen Fairgrounds the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce will host an event:   "Celebrate Northwest Connecticut".  With a midway for kids and food concessions including a food truck from the upscale Winvian Farm resort in Morris and Litchfield's Arethusa Farms the Chamber plans to attract people from the region and beyond to learn about what the Northwest Corner has to offer.  Admission $5 for anyone older than 16 years. 

Hopkins Vineyard - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Wine – Spring Festival

05/16/2015

25 Hopkins Rd, New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

Live music provided by: Acoustic Fish & The GOODS Plants and greenery by The Green Spot: featuring a container planting demo @2PM Wine tasting & barrel samples featuring: Jim Baker the Winemaker Flower making demo by Woolen it be Nice @ 4PM
Food vendors: Aurora's Gypsy Café, Pizza for the People, Peach Wave Yogurt, Gelato Giuliana Also featuring local food and craft vendors; Renaissance Farm, Plum Brook Chocolate, Holly Shannon Designs, BuonCello Creamy Liquors, The Peddlers Corner, Sandra's Glasses, Winding Drive & Live caricature artist – Judy. Admission is: $20 per person (pre-paid), at the door: $25 per person, children under 12 free

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Monarch & the Milkweed Watercolor Workshop--Litchfield

05/16/2015

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On May 16, 2015 from 1:30PM to 4:30 PM in the A.B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center a workshop:  The Monarch and the Milkweed Watercolor workshop will be held.  Betsy Rogers-Knox brings awareness to the plight of the Monarch Butterfly.  For ages 8 to 84!  $35 members, $45 non-members.

Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce Hosts Showcase of Northwest CT's Businesses--Goshen

05/16/2015

Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-482-6586.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9AM to 5PM at the Goshen Fairgrounds the Northwest CT's Chamber of Commerce will hold "A Showcase of all Northwest Connecticut has to offer".  (Formerly the Home & Business Expo).  Featuring businesses, attractions, food and a carnival. 

Waterbury - The Gathering at Library Park

05/16/2015

Library Park, East Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-574-6712.

On Saturday 11 a.m to 8 p.m. Parade starts at East Main police department.  Waterbury will hold its annual multi-cultural, mutl-ethnic celebration.   Ethnic fare, live music and dance from around the world. Flags from 52 difference countries represented in the city hang from Waterbury City Hall.   For more information call 203-574-6712.

17h Annual Warner Theatre Gala-Torrington

05/16/2015

Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180 Ext. 107.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 the Warner Theatre's 17th Annual Theatre Gala will be held at the Carole and Ray Neag Performing Arts Center.  Open Bar, Dinner and Dancing and Silent and Live Auctions.  Come celebrate the success of our community.  Call for further information.

Litchfield Historical Society - Walking Tour

05/16/2015

Corner of East & South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Walking Tour 10:00am. Join an education staff member for a walking tour of some of Litchfield's historic sites! Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour. Meet at the Litchfield Historical Society Age(s): All. Fee: Free to members; $10 non-members Registration: Yes, email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. Visit the website for more information.

Brews & BBQ Festival Featuring Robert Randolph & The Family Band

05/16/2015 to 05/16/2015

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 2038378774.

 Townsquare Media will host the Brews & BBQ Festival featuring Robert Randolph & the Family Band from 3 to 10 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. For more information, go to www.ivesconcertpark.com.

Litchfield Historical Society Program: Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

05/17/2015

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

Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic--Join us on Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 p.m. for a lecture by author and history professor Lucia McMahon. Free for members and $5 for non-members. Space is limited and registration is required. Mere Equals explores the new educational opportunities offered to young women in the early years of the United States despite the fact that they lacked most rights of citizenship afforded to men at the time.