Sunset Meadow Vineyard Mother’s Day Picnic

05/14/2017

599 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-201-4654 .

Often imitated but never duplicated! Treat Mom to a special Mother's Day and bring her to Sunset Meadow Vineyards for a picnic! Our annual boxed lunch picnics are a hit every year. No muss, no fuss, just enjoy the day with great food from Ciesco Catering, Great Wine, and one of the best vineyard views in Northwest CT. These Picnic Lunches are also great to take home with you in case you can't stay to enjoy at the Vineyard. Call 860-201-4654 or see website for details. Pre-orders only by May 12th.MOTHER'S DAY PICNIC MENUChoose from the following Menu by Friday, May 12th at 5:00 pm and it will be boxed and ready for you to enjoy at the Winery on Mother's Day, May 14th.________#1 Herbed Chicken/Lettuce/Tomato on a Herbed Ciabatta w/Light Lemon Dressing________#2 Roast Beef/Sliced Apple/Cheddar/Lettuce w/Light Tomato Dressing________#3 Grilled Eggplant/Roasted Peppers/Arugula on a Brioche Roll w/Light Italian DressingAll Adult Meals come with:Fruit Salad, Dill Potato Salad (dairy free), Brownie_______#4 Children's Lunch – Chicken Finger/Cheese/ Sliced Apple/ Carrot Sticks and Cookie.#1, #2, and #3 are $16.95 each #4 is $9.95 each Call 860-201-4654 or email Sunsetmeadowvineyards@yahoo.com to place order.

Miranda Vineyard Mothers Day Picnic Lunch and Carol & Nic Duo

05/14/2017

42 Ives Rd, Goshen, CT Phone: (860)491-9906.

Come in for a tasting with your Mom on Mothers Day and she gets hers FREE Mother's Day Picnic Lunch: We have teamed up with The Pantry, of Washington Depot (http://www.thepantryct.com) to bring you some great boxed lunch options that you can enjoy during your visit to Miranda on Mother's Day. Smoked Salmon, Cashew Chicken Salad & Veggie Wrap are the adult menu choices. Each comes with a glass of wine, 2 sides and a brownie. There are children's options available as well. Order online or 860-491-9906 by May 10th and pick up at Miranda anytime on Mother's Day (May 14th). CAROL & NICK DUO from 1:30 - 4:30.

Bellamay Ferriday House Lilac in the Garden Walk

05/14/2017

9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: 203-266-7596.

2-4 pm. Take a guided walking tour of Bellamy-Ferriday's gardens with our on-site Horticulturist. Ask gardening advice from an expert & learn about heirloom varieties of annuals & perennials. Rain or shine.

TRADE SECRETS GARDEN TOUR

05/14/2017

Route 41 & Hosier Road, Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-1080.

Tour four splendid gardens nestled in the Litchfield Hills including the Trade Secrets signature garden of founder Bunny Williams and John Rosselli - always a treat! Tickets go on sale April 1st and must be purchased in advance. New this year. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance and a LIMITED number of tickets are available – so make sure to buy early. We cannot make any exceptions once the tickets are sold out! Hours: 10am-4pm $75

Cricket Hill Garden Tree Peony Festival

05/14/2017 to 05/28/2017

670 Walnut Hill Rd,, Thomaston, CT Phone: (860) 283-1042 .

Special Garden Event: Sunday, May 14th, May 21st and May 28th. We invite you to Cricket Hill Garden's 28th anniversary peony festival this spring. You are invited to join peony lovers from near and far at Peony Heaven to see a rare collection of mature peonies in a lovely, peaceful setting. Some of the tree peonies in our display garden are reaching an impressive size and age, with many plants now over 25 years old. Our tree peonies will begin to bloom the week of May 15th. Expect a good show of tree peonies to about May 31st. We anticipate that the herbaceous and intersectional peonies will bloom as they usually do, starting near the third week of May. Call us at (860) 283-1042 or email us (info@crickethillgarden.com) for bloom updates. Gardens open Tues. - Sun through June 18 from 10 am - 5 pm.

Miranda Vineyards Mother's Day Picnic Lunch

05/14/2017

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906.

12-5 pm.We have teamed up with The Pantry, of Washington Depot to bring you some great boxed lunch options that you can enjoy during your visit to Miranda on Mother's Day. Smoked Salmon, Almond Chicken Salad & Veggie Wrap are the adult menu choices. Each comes with a glass of wine, 2 sides and a brownie. There are children's options available as well. Order below or call 860-491-9906 by May 9th and pick up at Miranda anytime on Mother's Day (May 14th). There will be live music by Carol & Nick Duo. Please click the link below to place your order.

Audubon Sharon Hosts Mushroom Walk

05/14/2017

325 Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon, CT

Explore the amazing world of wild mushrooms with David Paton on Sunday, May 14th from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Sharon Audubon Center, located on Route 4 in Sharon, CT. Participants will learn to identify some of the local fungi, including delicious edibles and medicinal mushrooms, as well as the dangerous poisonous varieties. Wear clothing and footwear for the outdoors. Bring a good magnifying glass if you have one. Admission is $10 for Audubon members and $15 for non-members, children under 12 free. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required. Contact the Audubon Center at (860) 364-0520 x115 to register.

Ridgefield Playhouse An Evening with Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles

05/14/2017

80 E Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5795.

8 pm. Best known as a longtime member of the EAGLES playing bass and singing lead vocals on their hits "I Can't Tell You Why," "Love Will Keep Us Alive" and "I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore."

New England Carousel Museum Family Sunday Photo and Frame

05/14/2017

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

12 noon - 4 pm. This monthly event features a children's craft activity that changes each month. This month we are celebrating Mother's Day with a craft that is sure to be cherished. Participants will pose for a photo in our beautiful main gallery and then decorate a frame to hold their photo. In honor of the holiday, all mothers get in free when accompanied by their children. Along with participating in our craft activity, visitors can tour the Museum and ride our carousel. This is a great way for families to spend the day together and make wonderful memories! Admission to Family Sunday is $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for children, and includes the price of the craft.

Mattatuck Museum - Community Free Day: Mother’s Day Art

05/14/2017

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

12 noon - 5 pm.  Explore the Museum all day at no charge, and participate in a guided tour and family friendly art activity for children of all ages! Mother's Day Art Activity, 1:00 p.m Children are invited to say thanks to that special lady in their lives with tea, cookies, and self-guided card making activity in the Museum's CAMPsite.