Warner Theatre Presents Wizard of Oz on Big Screen--Torrington

08/16/2015

Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

t's Not Just a Movie...It's a Movie at the Warner! On Sunday, August 16 at 3 pm, the Warner Theatre will show the family classic - WIZARD OF OZ - on our 50' screen. Tickets are just $5! When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog Toto end up in a very magical place. With the help from a Scarecrow, a Tin Man and a Lion, Dorothy embarks on a journey to the Land of Oz to ask the wonderful Wizard for help to get home.

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: Civil Rights Movement Through Novels: A Two-Part Book Discussion Series with Dr. John Tully--Litchfield

08/16/2015

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

Dr. Johh Tully will hold a two-part book discussion series on the Civil Rights Movement Through Novels.   Dr. Tully will lead the conversation to incorporate experience as well as factual data to broaden the discussion of race, owner and identity.  Books are available at the library to borrow  in advance of the discussion.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School Hosts Emanuel Ax in Concert

08/16/2015

Rtes. 44/272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

A Gala Event--Emanuel Ax in Concert In Honor of Claude Frank -- Sunday, August 16, 2:00 pm. "Within minutes, we are totally captured by his intensity and pianistic achievement. – Los Angeles Times. Join us for this very special event at the Music Shed. The superlative pianist Emanuel Ax will perform solo pieces as well as the Schumann Quintet, Op 44, with selected Norfolk Fellows.Join us for this very special event at the Music Shed. The superlative pianist Emanuel Ax will perform solo pieces as well as
the Schumann Quintet, Opus 44, with selected Norfolk Fellows. All proceeds will benefit the Music Shed Restoration Fund.

Music Mountain Sunday Concert Features St. Petersburg String Quartet, Daniel Austrich, Violin, Melvin Chen, Piano-Falls Village

08/16/2015

Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 3PM Music Mountain's Sunday Concert Series continues with the St. Petersburg String Quartet, Daniel Austrich, Violin, Melvin Chen, Piano.  Featured music:  Prokofiev: String Quartet, Ravel, Chausson.  Check the website for further information.

Thomaston Summer Band Concert Features Ken Nigro Band

08/17/2015

Main St., Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-283-0681.

On August 17, 2015 the final Summer Band Concert in Thomaston will feature the Ken Nigro Band with their blend of jazz and pop.  Concerts are held at the Seth Thomas Park.  Hours:  6:30PM to 8PM.  Free and open to the public.

Litchfield Summer Concert Series Featuring The Ken Morr Band

08/19/2015

On The Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Parks & Recreation Department of Litchfield brings the Summer Concert Series On The Green on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.  Free and open to the public.

Beardsley and Memorail Library Program: Coyotes in Connecticut--Winsted

08/20/2015

40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-6043.

On Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:30PM a program, Coyotes in Connecticut will take place at the Beardsley and Memorial Library.  The presenter is Chris Vann, nuisance wildlife biologist for the CT Department of Energy and Environment, Wildlife Division.  Program is free. Register by phone or website.

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: Allegiance: A Novel A Conversation with Author Kermit Roosevelt III--Litchfield

08/20/2015

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 7-8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Author Kermit Roosevelt will discuss his new novel:  Allegiance.  This conversation will be moderated by OWL Book Cub Liaison Cameron Bove.  A wine and cheese reception will follow the event.  Hickory Stick Bookshop will provide books for sale and signing.  Registration required.

Danbury Concerts on the Green

08/20/2015

1 Ives St., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

7:30 pm. Danbury Drum Corps

Colebrook Historical Society Program: The First 100 Years by Georgia Southworth

08/21/2015

Colebrook Center, Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-379-3614.

Colebrook Historical Society will continue its Friday Night Gatherings at 7PM Friday with "The Morgan Library and Museum's Coptic Bindings Collection: The First 100 Years, presented by Georgia Southworth.  The collection consists of volumes from Hamouli, Egypt which was purchased in 1911 and is the largest find of Coptic manuscripts.  All are welcome.