Merwinsville Hotel - Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show

10/11/2014 to 10/13/2014

1 Browns Forge Rd. (Rte. 7 to Riverview Rd. to Station Rd., Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show. purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
$2.00 donation at the door. Children under 12 free.  Saturday, October 11 , 2014 to October 13 , 2014 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Cost: $2.00 . Members: $2.00

White Silo Farm & Winery Holds Fall Harvest Dinner--Sherman

10/11/2014

32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 6-9PM the White Silo Farm & Winery will hold its Annual Fall Harvest Dinner.  Come and enjoy the wine and festive foods. 

H.O.R.S.E. - Basic Care Clinic - Washington

10/11/2014

43 Wilbur Road,, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-1960.

Basic H.O.R.S.E. Care Clinic- Saturday October 11, 2014. 10AM- 12PM. Learn the basics for caring for horses. Demonstrations provided. $10 per attendee. Rain or Shine!!

5th Annual Brew Ski Fest & Chili Cook-Off - Hosted by Salisbury Winter Sports Association

10/12/2014

Satre Hill, Salisbury, CT

Sunday, October 12th, 2014 1pm - 4pm Chili, beer, brats and live music are featured as the 5th Annual Brew-Ski Fest returns bigger and better than ever to the Salisbury Fall Festival on Sunday. The event, which is sponsored by Stateline Wine and Spirits and hosted by the Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA), boasts  30 breweries signed up so far and still counting. Live music also returns to the Brew-Ski this year when the popular local band The Nice Ones perform. Tickets are $30 in advance online or at Stateline Wine & Spirits. Tickets are $35 at the door. For more info visit the website.

Gunn Memorial Library and Museum - World War One Artifact Appraisal by Dr. Robert Jacobs

10/12/2014

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

A free World War One artifact appraisal event will take place at 1:00pm on Sunday, October 12 in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum. Pre-registered participants are invited to bring their World War One artifacts to be evaluated by Dr. Robert Jacobs, a long-time military collector, whose items are on display in the Gunn Museum's current exhibit, Over There: Washington and the Great War, which will also be open for viewing this day. Do you have an artifact that you suspect might be from World War One? Bring it in for our experts to identify. Dr. Jacobs will answer your questions and verbally appraise items for estimated age and value. Registration is required to participate. Please call 860-868-7756 to register for this free event. Attendees will be able to watch and listen to the other appraisals taking place in an Antiques Roadshow-type format.

 

 

 

Cars for Kids Automobile Show at Connecticut Junior Republic--Litchfield

10/12/2014

Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-9423.

Over 250 cars will take part in the Cars for Kids Automobile Show to benefit the Connecticut Junior Republic on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 10AM to 3PM.  Cars include show cars, antiques, muscle cars, trucks, customs and street rods.  Fun for the whole family.  Food court.  Farm Market, farm tours, face painting, pumpkin painting.  Automobile Show entries $10.  Spectators:  $5 per car, unlimited occupants.  Rain date:  October 19th. 

The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce - 6th Annual Harvest Festival

10/12/2014

Bank Street, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-6080.

The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce will host the 6th annual Harvest Festival, a celebration of downtown New Milford, on Sunday, Oct.12th from 12 noon to 5:00 pm.  This community event is free and open to the public.  Over the last five years, thousands of people have come out to celebrate New Milford.  Live music, entertainment, and a variety of activities are being planned.  The southern crossing of the Green, as well as Bank Street, will be closed to allow for a pedestrian walkway. To participate, please contact the Chamber office at nmcc@newmilford-chamber.com.
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Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House - Destinguished Lecturer Series: Author Dr. Carol R. Berkin

10/12/2014

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485 .

On Sunday,  4:00pm  Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House. Lecture & Reception: $50 ($35 / Members & Students) Lecture Only:$25 ($20 / Members, $15 Students) Dr. Carol R. Berkin, City University of New York professor emeritus of history, will talk about her latest book Wondrous Beauty, a biography of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, the beautiful, headstrong American wife of Napoleon Bonaparte's youngest brother, Jérôme. Betsy and Jérôme, who stopped at the Keeler Tavern in 1804, were considered the most celebrated - and scandalous - couple of their time. By drawing comparisons between Elizabeth Bonaparte’s experiences and concerns and those of today’s contemporary women, Dr. Berkin’s lecture will prompt your consideration of how gender roles are constantly evolving. Books on the Common will have copies of Wondrous Woman  available for sale; 10% of book sale proceeds will be donated to the Museum. After a Q&A, Dr. Berkin will join guests for a Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres Reception. Seating is limited. Register online today. Visit the website for more information.

WCSU Symphonic Band and New Music Ensemble

10/12/2014

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811.

The WCSU Symphonic Band, conducted by Timothy Wiggins, and New Music Ensemble, conducted by Fernando Jimenez, will perform at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus.  Featured will be a salute to the classic literature of Percy Grainger and Vaughan Williams, featuring "Lincolnshire Posy" as well as contemporary music by Vinizio Meza, Carlos Surinach and David Hauser. The concert will be free and the public is invited. Donations to support the Department of Music will be accepted. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp. 

Mclaughlin Vineyards Griffen Anthony Trio

10/12/2014

14 Albert's Hill Rd., Sandy Hook, CT Phone: 203-426-1533.

1-4pm Music & Wine Tasting $15pp/$18@door Reservations CALL 203-426-1533