Watertown Night Out on Main Street

07/25/2015

Main St., Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-945-5246.

On July 25, 2015 from 6 to 9PM the Night Out on Main Street event will continue offering great music, food and fun.  Local restaurants will be out on the street with great dinner foods. 

8th Annual Connecticut Wine Festival --Goshen Fairgrounds

07/25/2015 to 07/26/2015

Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-677-5467.

CONNECTICUT WINE FESTIVAL--Saturday and Sunday, You're sure to "have a grape day" at the 7th Annual Connecticut Wine Festival, which returns to the Goshen Fairgrounds in Connecticut this summer.  Featuring fine wines, specialty food vendors, artisans, and live music, it is the perfect summer activity for both the amateur and sophisticated wine connoisseur. The festival enjoyed a record number of guests last year, and this year, organizers are promising "more music, more excitement, good food, and lots of great local wines." Sponsored by the Connecticut Vineyard and Winery Association, adult guests can sample the finest wines Connecticut has to offer from many of the state's top wineries – all included in their "tasting ticket" price.  They also receive a free tote bag with a commemorative wine glass to use for the tastings. More information and a complete list of participating wineries can be found at http://www.ctwine.com. ADMISSION.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church - 109th Nutmeg Festival

07/25/2015

351 Main Stret, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-3789.

Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00pm at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.108th Nutmeg Festival, one of Connecticut’s oldest church fairs, on the church campus at 351 Main Street.  Nutmeg 2015 features food, music, magic, antiques, books, children’s games, a White Elephant sale and many other activities for all ages.  A large portion of festival proceeds will benefit local charities. There is no charge for admission. Call 203-438-3789 for additional information.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School Hosts The Brentano String Quartet

07/25/2015

Rtes. 44/272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

Norfolk Presents: The Brentano String Quartet--Norfolk--July 25, 2015--Saturday at 8:00 pm at the Norfolk Festival Music Shed. SCHUMANN: String Quartet in a minor, Op 41, No. 1; BRITTEN: String Quartet No. 3, Op 94 and MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op 12. Check the website for ticket information.

Music Mountain Saturday Twilight Concerts Featuring Swingtime Big Band-Falls Village

07/25/2015

Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 6:30PM Music Mountain's Saturday Twilight Concert Series continues with the Swingtime Big Band--Double Centennial: Frankly Inspired/Shades of Gray, with Dancing.  Celebrating the 100th  birthdays of the legendary Frank Sinatra and iconic composer Jerry Gray.  Check the website for ticket information.

Sixth Annual Brass City Comic Con -- Waterbury

07/26/2015

750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT

The Sixth Annual Brass City Comic Con  in Waterbury will be held at the Naugatuck Valley Community College.  Comics vendors will be ready to help the attendees find their favorite comic book.  A post show karaoke party at The Shamrock Pub.  The show raises money for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury.  Fun activities and encounters with artists into a day packed with comics vendors. 

30th Annual Bristol Historic Society Postcard Show

07/26/2015

98 Summer St., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-582-1537.

The 30th Annual Bristol Historic Society Postcard Show will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 1-4PM.  Postcard Vendors with Bristol memorabilia to buy, sell and trade.  Historian Tom Laporte will be presenting a Civil War display.  Admission to the event is free and is open to the public. 

Annual Woodbury Picnic and Pops Concert-Woodbury

07/26/2015

Woodbury Hollow Park, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-574-4283.

Saluting Our Heritage is the theme of the Picnic and Pop Concert featuring the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra starting at 6PM. Gates open at 5PM. Concert at 6PM. Food vendors available. Call the Woodbury Park and Recreation Department for further information 203-263-3113.

Heritage Ride 2015 Hosted by Upper Housatonic Valley Naional Heritage Area--Norwalk/Cornwall

07/26/2015 to 08/01/2015

30 Pine St., Cornwall, CT 06754.

The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage) in collaboration with the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership has announced 'Heritage Ride 2015', a coordinated end-to-end ride of the Western New England Greenway from July 26 to August 1, 2015. Beginning in Norwalk, CT, the group of cyclists will ride the most compatible cycling roadways throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont, terminating in Burlington, VT. Several informational stops will be made along the way, providing an opportunity for interested citizens to learn about the bikeway. Two receptions / informational gatherings are planned along the route. The first is scheduled on Sunday, July 26. The event will begin at 5:30 PM at the Cornwall Public Library, 30 Pine St. in Cornwall, CT. A second reception will be coordinated by the Berkshire Bikepath Council on Monday, July 27. The event will begin at 10:00 AM at the Ashuwillticook Trailhead adjacent to the Berkshire Mall in Pittsfield, MA. The public and cycling enthusiasts are encouraged to attend and learn about the region-wide cycling initiatives.

Music Mountain Sunday Concert Features Avalon String Quartet--Falls Village

07/26/2015

Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 3PM Music Mountain's Sunday Concert Series continues with the Avalon String Quartet, Jan Opalach, Bass-Baritone and Jonathan Yates, Piano.  Music featured:  Faure, Debussy, Lili Boulanger, Ravel.  Check the website for further information.