Kent Garden Club Margaret Roach, Lecture on ”Nonstop Plants: A Garden for 365 Days”

08/23/2012

Kent Town Hall, Kent, CT

On Thursday 2:00 PM at the Kent Town Hall. After 15 years at Martha Stewart Living and a decade each at Newsday and The New York Times, Margaret now writes the nationally acclaimed blog ”A Way to Garden” (dot com) and is author of the 2011 corporate-dropout memoir ”And I Shall Have Some Peace There” about walking away from “success” for a quieter life lived closer to nature. Her next book “The Backyard Parables” is due out January 2013. The public is welcome to attend this event. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 at the door. Kent Garden Club, PO Box 771, Kent, CT 06757.

Firemen's Fair - Kent

08/23/2012 to 08/25/2012

Rte, 7, Kent, CT 06757.

A 3 day event Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.   Fairgrounds open at 6 p.m. each night.  The Kent Firemen's Fair is an opportunity to enjoy small-town fun - games, food and carnival rides. Visit the website for more information.

Danbury Summer Concert Series--Connecticut Rebels/Traditional Drum Corps

08/23/2012

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Festivities on the Danbury Green begin at 7:00 p.m. with headliners taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. For additional information, visit www.citycenterdanbury.com.

Danbury Summer Concert Series--Kristin Erret/Tusk

08/24/2012

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Festivities on the Danbury Green begin at 7:00 p.m. with headliners taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. For additional information, visit www.citycenterdanbury.com.

Blueberry Bash at St. George's Episcopal Church - Middlebury

08/25/2012

Tucker Hill Rd., Middlebury, CT Phone: 203-758-9864.

On Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. Children's Games, Bake Sale, Blue Elephant Table, Vendors, Pie by the slice, blueberry cobbler. Fresh CT and ME blueberries for sale. For more information call or email.

Village Interpreter Program at The Institute for American Indian Studies

08/25/2012 to 08/26/2012

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-0518.

The Village Interpreter Program, now in its 7th year, offers weekend visitors a unique glimpse into the culture and traditional lifeways of the indigenous communities of Connecticut, and across Native America. This program brings local Native American presenters, artisans and educators into the IAIS Replicated Algonkian Village and fosters a dialogue between Native People and the general public. This year we have a diverse group of Native Americans in our Village: Daniel "Red Bear" Bosques (Taino descent), a master leather craftsman and re-enactor; Wendell Deer-With-Horns (Two Kettles Band Lakota), a respected Elder who grew up on the tribe's South Dakota reservation; Dawyn Cloud Alter (Cherokee & African descent), who has a vast knowledge of herbal medicines and remedies; Allan Madahbee (Ojibwa), musician and flute maker; Jeanne "Morning Star" Kent (Abenaki), genealogist and acclaimed gourd artist; Janis "Four Hearts Whispering Us (Mohawk-Shinnecock descent) an educator and traditional storyteller and Ray Hardy (Narragansett) accomplished painter.

Health & Nutrtion is the Focus at The Watertown Farmers Market

08/25/2012

Main Street, Watertown, CT Phone: 860-294-1156.

Runs on Saturdays from 9am-1pm at the Watertown Library Parking lot.  The fresh local produce available is plentiful and recipe information on how to create wonderfully delicious and nutricious meals with what you purchase will be available as we celebrate, Back to Earth Balance and Wellness. The Om Center, one of our regular seasonal vendors and conveniently located right across from the Market on Main Street, will offer a free yoga class outdoors on the lawn beginning at 11am.  Join us as you are led through this wonderfully gentle method of relieving stress and building health and wellness.  The Charland Institute of Karate and Fitness will also be at the Market and their young students will be offering demonstrations throughout the morning.  Make this Saturday an opportunity to educate yourself through the wonderful farmers present, who are a wealth of information while many of your weekly shopping needs are filled: from baked goods, eggs, vegetables, fruit, jams & jellies, herbs, relishes, infused olive oils, plants, to some of the best and freshest beef, pork and poultry available in the area.  Remember that the Book Nook is open during Market hours, so stop by for some reading materials while you are visiting.  The Market is sponsored by Watertown Recreation.

Annual BBQ to Go at The South Britian Congregatioal Church

08/25/2012

Rte. 172, South Britain, CT Phone: 203-267-1839.

On Saturday from noo to 6 p.m. Fabulous BBQ Chicken and BBQ Rib dinners for $12. Come early and get in on the fun.  All take out ordes are served directly to you car.

Band Organ Rally at Quassy Amusement Park - Middlebury

08/25/2012 to 08/26/2012

Lake Quassapaug, Rte. 64, 2132 Middlebury Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

The happiest music on earth come to the park as the Carousel Organ Association of America presents a band organ rally. Organs start play at 11 a.m. both days.

4th Annual Are you Dense Music Festival - Quassy Amusement Park - Middlebury

08/25/2012

Lake Quassapaug, Rte. 64, 2132 Middlebury Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203--263-0867.

On Saturday, 4 to 9 p.m. featuring live music of Vincent Ingala, Arti Dixson, Funkeeboy, erri Small. Event is rain or shine.  Silent auction, exhibitors. For tickets or ifo visit www.areyoudene.org or call 203-263-0867.,