White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Remembering the Great Auk--Litchfield

03/19/2015

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

On Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1PM in the A.B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center a program:  Remembering the Great Auk will take place.  Lunch included.  The Great Auk was a substantial sea bird whose extinction was entirely the work of humankind.  $15 Members, Non Members $25.  Call to register.

Great Brook Sugar House Holds Open House Maple Festival--New Milford

03/19/2015

140 Park Lane, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-210-2030.

On Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10AM to 5PM at Great Brook Sugar House  at Sullivan Farm hosts an Open House Maple Festival.  Come visit a working sugar house and learn the history behind one of New England's favorite natural products.  Syrup and other maple products will be available for purchase. 

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Steep Rock Presents: What's Up with the Night Sky? Washington, CT

03/19/2015

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Steep Rock Presents: What's Up with the Night Sky? Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Library's Wykeham Room. Do you ever look up at the night sky and marvel at the beauty of the stars while pondering the celestial wanderings of the planets? Do you ever wonder why our seasons vary in length? Does it seem possible that winter is the seasons allowed the fewest days? Steep Rock Association kicks off its 2015 educational program series with an interactive astronomy presentation. Ray Reich, retired Gunnery astronomy teacher and Steep Rock trustee, offers an informative and fun journey that explores the mysteries and mechanics of our solar system. The program is free, but seating is limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Oliver Wolcott Library Hosts Author Peter Vermilyea: Hidden History of Litchfield County-Litchfield

03/19/2015

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

On Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 7-8PM Peter Vermilyea will discuss his book:  Hidden History of Litchfield County.  Vermilyea explores obscure tales from the history of Litchfield County.  A wine and cheese reception will follow the event.  Books for sale and singing.  Space is limited. Registration is required. 

LARC Holding Annual Spring Wine Tasting--Torrington

03/20/2015

70 Litchfield St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-9364.

On Friday, March 20 2015 from 6PM to 9PM at the Torrington Elks, Lodge LARC will host their Spring Wine Tasting.  A fundraiser to benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Public invited.  General Admission at door $30/In advance $25.  VIP Wine & Scotch Tasting $60. 

Flanders Nature Center Hosts Monthly StoryTime for Preschoolers-Woodbury

03/20/2015

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Flanders Monthly "StoryTime" for Preschoolers--Held one Friday morning during the month, Flanders invites parents and their children five years and younger to join them for exciting story time adventures. Monthly topics are designed to encourage young children to explore nature, discover art and learn about farming. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and touch, nature walks and crafts are all part of investigating the great outdoors! The group will meet on Friday, March 20th from 9:30AM to 10:30 AM at the Flanders Trail House located on Church Hill Road in Woodbury. This month the theme will be all about the "mystery of maple"! Mom's groups play date groups and day cares are all welcome. Flanders Story Time sessions are free for Flanders members and only $5 family for nonmembers. Those interested in attending the program are asked to preregister online.

Mattatuck Museum Adult Studio Art @ The MATT: Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

03/20/2015

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

6:00–8:00 p.m.. Members: $10, Non-Members: $15 Join the New Haven-based Dr. Sketchy's group for an evening of figure drawing with a burlesque dancer/model dressed in Victorian-era costume. Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the world's premiere alternative drawing movement and the coolest art class you will ever go to! Bring your own sketch pad and drawing pencils or use art supplies provided! Wine and light hors d'oeuvres available. RSVP by calling (203) 753-0381 x130 or by email at informationdesk@mattatuckmuseum.org.

Keeler Tavern - Artist Reception: Nancy Moore, Chris Rexon, Roy Weinstein

03/20/2015

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

Cass Gilbert Carriage Barn. Cost: Free. This reception opens a multi-week art show and sale featuring the work of well-known area artists—two photographers and a painter. The artists are donating a portion of their sales to the Museum's fund for restoring and upgrading the Cass Gilbert Carriage Barn.

Ridgefield Playhouse- Psychic-Medium James Van Praagh

03/20/2015

109 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4822.

7:30pm. Internationally renowned #1 New York Times® Best Selling Author of 'Talking to Heaven' and 'Reaching to Heaven' Van Praagh is considered a pioneer in the mediumship movement throughout the world, and has been frequently recognized as one of the most accurate spiritual mediums working today!

Haight-Brown Vineyard Hosts Baccanalia--Rites of Spring-Litchfield

03/21/2015 to 03/22/2015

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

BACCANALIA - Rites of Spring--March 21-22, 2015. Bacchus (or Dionysus in Greek mythology) is the god of wine, vineyard, and spring. Join us this weekend as we celebrate the god of wine and the vernal equinox. We made it - spring is finally here!! Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Classes Saturday and Sunday @ 1 and 3 PM, $35 per person; Register www.haightvineyards.com
March promotion 2FOR1 applies; Bring a Guest on us! Live Music with Tom Burgess. Saturday @ 2:00 PMish. Fondue Night
Saturday @ 6:30 PM. Cheese and chocolate fondue served with wine $35 per person.  Call for further details.