Rock ‘N Roll ‘R Coaster” Laser Light Spectacular at Quassy

05/27/2011 to 05/28/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

Quassy ushers in the summer of the new "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster with a world-class laser light show after dark in the great lawn area of the park. Bring canned food donations for the Connecticut Food Bank. Presenting partners: TD Bank, Price Chopper, Gibraltar Pools, Silverleaf Resorts.

Grand-Am Rolex Series featuring the Daytona Prototypes - Lime Rock Park

05/27/2011 to 05/30/2011

Route 7 and Route 112, Lime Rock, CT 06039. Phone: 860-435-5000 - 800-RACE-LRP.

Memorial Day Weekend. For the second year in a row, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 comes to Lime Rock Park. The feature race on Memorial Day Monday showcases the same cars that race in the 24 Hours of Daytona – the Daytona Prototypes and the fire-breathing Corvettes, Porsches, BMWs, Camaros and Mazda RX-8s that make up the GT class. The Saturday feature races are the “showroom stock” cars in the popular Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Virtually every automaker is represented in the Grand Sports (GS) and Street Tuner (ST) classes: BMW, Ford, Chevy, Honda, Mazda, Kia, Porsche, VW, Mini, Subaru and Audi. ALSO, Sunday is the second annual “Royals Garage Presents the Veterans Memorial Car Show,” where the hottest, coolest, oldest and newest cars and trucks will be on display on the track. Support races TBA.

Free Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Seminar at Northfield Congregation Church - Northfield


10 Camp Hill Rd., Northfield, CT 06778.

On Saturday, at 1 p.m.  Dr. Schildgen will demonstrate the secrets of:  Proper Casting Technique , Retreving the Fly, Angling Tips. Plus - expert information on different types of fly rods & reels, Wet and Dry Fly Line, Tying Fly's.  Whether you are a beginner or you have experience everyone will get something out of this free fly fishing seminar!.  Refreshments will be served.  All welcome.  Register at the Northfield Independent Congregational Church.

Memorial Day Weekend at Lake Compounce - Bristol

05/28/2011 to 05/30/2011

822 Lake Ave, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860)583-3300 .

On Saturday May 28 thru Monday May 30, 2011 Memorial Day Weekend at Lake Compounce. Lake Compounce will be open from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. Saturday and Sunday, and 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. on Monday, Memorial Day. All weekend long, military personnel and their family members, who each present valid military identification cards, will receive 50% off regular admission. Tickets must be purchased at the gate, not valid on pre-purchased tickets or tickets purchased online. Regular admission price for the 2011 season is $35.99. Junior admission, which is for guests under 52 inches tall, is $25.99. Senior admission, for ages 61 and up, is $17.99. Children 3 years of age and younger are admitted free. Season passes available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time. All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting

Community Day Celebration in Washington CT


Titus Park Green, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

On Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 10AM to 3PM th Washington Business Association's first Community Day celebration will be held in front of Bryan Memorial Town Halll on Titus Park Green, outside The Pantry and at other store locations.  The event will feature music, sidewalk sales, children's activities, art, entertainment, food tasting and displays from businesss and local organizations.  Events include a book signing with Sue Reich and viewing of her World War II quilts, a solar display on the Town Hall Green and new pewter ornaments for sale by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department.  The Washington Lions Club's Memorial Day lobster sale will be from 9AM to 1PM at the Washington Primary School pavilion.

Piano Masterworks Series - Chopin: Secret Places of the Heart at Studio 59 - Torrington


59 Barber Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

On Saturday, Timothy Alexandre Wallace solo piano. 7 p.m. - Strawberryfest.  7:46 - Performance . Bring your favorite straberry dish, wine too if you wish.  Tickets:  General:  $16.50 (tax included) Students (12 and under):  free (Must be accompanied by an adult) LIMITED SEATING RSVP:  8 6 0 - 4 8 2 - 6 8 01.

Hawk & Owl Program at Sharon Audubon Center, National Audubon Society


325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-0520.

10:00 am. Appropriate Audience: Everyone. Whooo is your favorite resident raptor at the Sharon Audubon Center? Come get a closer look at some of our most popular birds.

Dave Diedrich & Michael Chenkus Live at The Warner Theatre - Torrington


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

On Sat, 8 p.m. Playing the NYC circuit for the last 5 years. Dave Deidrich and his band have cultivaed a unqiue piano-based Pop/Rock Sound. Tickets:  $18.  Visit the website for more information.

Memorial Day Parade Ride - Waterbury


1625 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-757-0295.

The Memorial Day Parade Ride will be taking place on Sunday at 11 a.m.  This is surely gonna be a fun ride for everybody! All bikes are welcome, so be sure to come out! Duing this ride, riders will be leading the Memorial Day Parade, and this parade will travel in Downtown Waterbury.   For more information visit the website.

Future Steinway Artists Play Today at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Sunday, 2 p.m. Join pianists Eric Haglund Alex Siladi and Connor Calabro, and guitarist Louis Marandola. $10. in advance. $13 at the door. $5 Students.  Visit the website for more information.