White Memorial Foundation Conservation Center A Morning Hike to Little Pond with Marlow Shami


80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Join Marlow at Little Pond before the crowds descend! Wander the Boardwalk in search of elusive Virginia Rails, industrious beavers, majestic Bald Eagles, and a host of other plants and animals which make Little Pond the most favorite of all trails! 9:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room., FREE...donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Ridgefield Nutmeg Festival at St. Stephen's Church


351 Main Street , Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.3789.

10 am - 4 pm. We have something for everyone! Food Fun Games Magician Music Silent Auction White Elephant Barn Art & Collectibles Raffle Books Toys Tools and so much more!

Tea for Two Hundred


63 River Road, Washington, CT

4 pm - 7 pm. Hat contest, live music, silent auction,delicious food and wine. Summer white attire.

Ansonia Nature Center ROCKS IN SPACE: Perseid Meteor Showers


10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

7 pm. Come to Ansonia's darkest location for some unusual night sky viewing with Bob Carruthers and the New Haven Astronomical Society. In addition to a chance to see the annual meteor showers, there will be a short talk about meteorites. You and your family will get to view and touch meterorites from around the world. This night will be the peak of the showers! No need to bring anything except for warm clothing and a chair. Telescopes and binoculars are not necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE.



10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203-736-1053.

10 am. What are those weird things that pop up in the woods after the rain? Are you mystified by wild mushrooms? Curious? Scared? Or do they make you hungry? Join a foraging family who hunt, photograph, identify, and love to eat the fungi in New England for a discussion and walk at the Ansonia Nature Center. We will dispel common myths, learn how to safely identify mushrooms with visual clues and guidebooks, and discuss mycophagy, the cooking and eating of wild mushrooms. After the lecture we'll walk the property to search for wild fungi and put our newly learned skills to the test. FEE: $5.

Scoville Memorial Library Tom the Music Man


38 Main St, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-2838.

11 am. Tom Hooker Hanford's musical menagerie will perform on the library lawn during the farmer's market for children of all ages. Tom accompanies his animal songs with violin, guitar and harmonica. The audience sings along, plays instruments and engages in movement with props and animal masks.

Litchfield Historical Society The Beechers


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

10 am. Join an education staff member for a walking tour to some of the sites related to the (in)famous Beecher family, residents of Litchfield from 1810 to 1826. From the Congregational Church where Lyman served as minister to the sidewalks of North Street where Henry pulled pranks, participants will get to see the town through the Beechers' eyes. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour. $5.

Winchester Grange Fair and Flea Market


100 Newfield Rd., Winchester, CT

Flea Market Opens at 8 AM / Fair 10 AM - 3 PM. Free Admission and Parking. Exhibits / Contests / Used Book Sale / Food / Flea Market on the Green and more!



20 Greenwoods Rd West, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. Kashmir, the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, it is the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin on the modern national touring scene. Each of the 4 band members assumes their individual role with pinpoint accuracy. Kashmir possesses the live stage show, sound, and likeness to bring audiences and fans back to the days when the mighty Led Zeppelin ruled the musical landscape.

Gunn Historical Museum 20th Anniversary of Tea for 200


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756 .

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is the 20th anniversary year for the Tea for Two Hundred garden party fundraiser that this year raises funds for the Gunn Historical Museum and the Interfaith Aids Ministry of Greater Danbury. An afternoon of delicious food, wine, music, dancing, beautiful gardens, and a fabulous Hat Contest! Music by the legendary "Beehive Queen" Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez. Silent auction and other surprises! This outdoor event takes place rain or shine at the Washington home of Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin. For tickets call the Tea for Two Hundred ticket line at 860-717-0695 or send a check for $75 per ticket to: Tea for Two Hundred c/o Gunn Historical Museum, P.O. Box 1419, Washington, CT 06793.