Danbury Coin Club - Spring Show


Ethan Alllen Hotel, 21 Lake Ave., Ext., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-740-2892 .

On Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 40 tables featuring coin dealers from tri-state area and New England. Free Admission.

Institute of American Indian Studies - Litchfield Hills Archaeology CLUB Lecture Battlefield Archaeology: The Pequot War (1636-1637) & King Philip’s War (1675-1676)


38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-0518.

On Sunday, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Learn how battlefields archaeologist from the Mashantucket Pequot & Research Center identify New England’s earliest battle sites associated with the Pequot War (1636-1637) and King Philip’s War (1675-1676).  Join Kevin McBride, Director of Research at the Pequot Museum, military historian David Naumec as they share their experiences and knowledge about the regional history of these conflicts, as well as archaeological results from recent investigations in Connecticut, Rhode Island and their future work in Massachusetts.  McBride is also an associate professor of Anthropology at UConn, and Naumec is a doctoral candidate in history at Clark University. $5; Free to LHAC Members.

Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus Hosts Spring Concert--Litchfield


220 Prospect St., Torrington, CT 06790.

Don't miss the resonant music-making event showcasing the youngest choirs of Joyful Noise. They will offer a top notch repertoire from around the world! Come check out how the magic of our sound comes to be!  Featuring our Training Choirs and Junior Choirs.

Torrington Area Model Railroaders Host Open House


58 Lewis St., Torrington, CT 06790.

Torrington Area Model Railroaders, a model train club plans an open house from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at its local headquarters, as part of National Train Day.  Event is free and open to the public.  Operating NHO and G-scale train layouts.  New members welcome.

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring Karrin Allyson


80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203 438-5795.

Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring Karrin Allyson--Sun, 05/17/2015 - 1:00pm--109 Cheese & Wine Art, Wine and Jazz Series. Join us in the lobby at 1pm for a champagne tasting courtesy of 109 Cheese and Wine, brunch items from Bareburger's new spring menu and art exhibit with local artist Megan Marden courtesy of Watershed Gallery. Tickets: $35 -$25 Students.

Red, White and Blue Memorial Ceremony by AMVETS Post 24--Morris



AMVETS Post 24 will hold its annual Red, White and Blue Memorial ceremony on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4PM hosted by the Morris Congregational Church.  This non-denominational ceremony has been held for the past ten years between Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day.  All are invited to attend.

2015 New England Regional Theatre Festival at the Litchfield Community Center


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

Winter Flowers will be presents at the Litchfield Community Center on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2PM.  This play was the winner of outstanding production, best actress, best director at the 2015 New England Regional Theatre Festival staring Lea Dmytrych and Jane Coughlin directed by Sharon Wilcox.  Donation at the door will help support the cast and crew on their grip to Grand Rapids, Michigan to compete on the National Stage.  Reception to follow performance. 

Kent Historical Society Sunday Series Features William Hosley


4 Studio Hill Rd., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-4587.

Sunday Series at the Kent Historical Society May 17, 2015 at 2PM will feature a presentation by William Hosley: What Kent and the other townd in Litchfield County offer to its residents and visitors.  Hosley's talk is named:  Discovering the Litchfield Hills' Cultural Treasures. 

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Rivers Alliance & HVA Present Running Silver--Washington


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

Rivers Alliance & Housatonic Valley Association Present... Running Silver on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00pm. John Waldman, a conservation biologist and professor at Queen's College, will deliver an impassioned and science-based case for restoring the abundance of Atlantic fish migrations.  Program is free and open to the public.

Newtown Historical Society Hosts Open House and Beekeeping


44 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-5937.

Open House & Beekeeping Demonstration--Sunday, May 17, 2015--Time: 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. Place: Matthew Curtiss House Come to learn why the colonial method of using a skep is now illegal as Norman Cote of Norwalk compares colonial beekeeping methods to modern practices.