Annual Terryville Lions Country Fair

08/26/2016 to 08/27/2016

171 Town Hill Road, Terryville, CT 06786. Phone: 860-582-0709.

Major Fair are the larger outdoor type all day fair.  They have all exhibit categories including livestock, fruits & vegetables, flowers, baked goods, needlework, handcrafts and hobbies.  They have commercial exhibits, amusements rides and mechanical or animal pulling events. Special Features: Friday Fair Opens 4:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies 5:00 p.m.  Free PARKING: Friday 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EXHIBITS Removed Sunday at 8:00 p.m. PETS, DOGS and ALCOHOLIC beverages: Not Allowed Beer Sold on Grounds.  Entertainment. On Friday, Antique Tractor Pull 9 :00 a.m., Truck Pull 4 p.m., Pony Pulling Contest 7 p.m.  On Saturday,  Horse Show 8 a.m,  Garden Tractor Pull 10 a.m.,  Mini Horse Pulling Contests 10:30  a.m., Horse Pulling Contest 11 a.m.., Chicken BBQ Dinners noon.   On Sunday,  Horse Show 8 a.m.,  Ox Pulling Contest 11 a.m., Demolition Derby 2 p.m,  Pony Pulling Contests 7 p.m.  Admission.  Visit the website for more information.

New Milford Art Walk

08/27/2016

Bank Street, New Milford, CT 06702.

1 pm - 6 pm. Join us downtown and visit our local merchants who will be hosting regional artists. During the times of the ArtWalk, these artists will be creating their work, and will be available for questions and comments. There will be a large selection of artists and artisans to visit and of course, our merchants will be open for you to come in and enjoy their offerings as well. There will be completed work for purchase, a modern art display at the Railroad Station, and events from our local organizations that fit in with the arts theme.

Norfolk Annual Book Sale

08/27/2016 to 08/28/2016

9 Greenwoods Road East, Norfolk, CT Phone: 860-542-5075.

10:00am to 4:00pm each day, Once again, our community of avid readers has generously donated over 10,000 volumes, including oversized art books, great children's books, history and biography, DIY, social sciences and much more. We feature thousands of novels, mostly hard cover and recently published. Books of Better Value, found in the library reading room, includes leather bound sets, signed first editions and unusual items, priced individually to sell. Prices: Oversized $5.00; Hard cover $2.00; Trade paper $1.00; Paperback $.50 UNLIMITED FREE BOOKS AVAILABLE AFTER 2:00 ON SUNDAY, as well as on Monday morning. Please contact bridgettaylor@earthlink.net to arrange pickups.

Oxford 10th annual Peach Festival

08/27/2016

Dutton Rd, Oxford, CT Phone: 203 888-0230..

The Oxford Historical Society will host its Tenth Annual Peach Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall on the corner of Dutton Road and Route 67. The festival will feature homemade peach shortcake, fresh peaches, Rich Farm peaches and cream ice cream, coffee, tea and water. Admission to the festival is $1. This year's theme, First Responders of Oxford, will showcase a series of captioned photos of the Oxford Center Fire Company, the Quaker Farms Fire Company, the Riverside Fire Company, the Oxford Junior Fire Corps and the Oxford Ambulance Association taken through the years. There will also be a display featuring Oxford's peach industry and the Hale Peach Farm.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Loving Haight/Exploring Spruce Hill and Schermerhorn Hill with Gerri Griswold

08/27/2016

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Pack a picnic and let's explore this beautiful piece of property together. Babbling brooks, towering trees, a bevy of birds, and a view of the vineyard will be highlights of this exploration of one of the Foundation's less traveled parcels. 10:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses. Spend some quality time discovering the beautiful twists and turns, stone walls and bridges, and plant and animal life which are so abundant throughout this beautiful property. Carry a little afternoon snack and we'll dine alfresco by the stream. 2:00 P.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

The Institute of American Indian Studies Changing Land - Changing Wildlife

08/27/2016

38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-9131.

11 a.m. Sponsored by Steep Rock Association, Margery Winters, of the Roaring Brook Nature Center presents the fascinating story of Connecticut's dramatically changing landscapes. Over the last 500 years Connecticut has gone from forest to field, to thicket and back to forest. Learn how Native American, colonial, industrial-age and modern-day land-use practices have dramatically impacted the landscape and understand that as the land has changed so has the wildlife that inhabits it. The presentation will be followed by a short hike into the adjacent Steep Rock Preserve. To register please call Steep Rock Association at (860) 868-9131

Danbury Concerts on the Green

08/27/2016

Danbury Green, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

The Jordelli Band -  Opening Act @ 7 p.m. and Main Performance at 8 p.m.

Quassy Amusement Park - Christian Dance Day

08/27/2016

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

Christian praise and worship dance teams perform on the Carousel Theatre stage at 2 p.m. Great family entertainment.

Military Museum of New England Open Turret Days

08/27/2016 to 08/28/2016

125 Park Ave., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-790-9277.

12 noon - 5 p.m. Once a month, April through October, the Military Museum, Inc. opens its doors - literally - to many of our vehicles! Explore the tanks and armored vehicles that were active in our nation's conflicts and experience what it's like to pilot history.  Tips for Open Turret Days: (CANCELLED IF RAINING) Rubber-soled shoes are required to protect our vehicles from too much wear and tear. Be sure to wear clothing that won't get caught on hatches and parts. Watch your head!

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Cantata Profana: Jonathan Yates--Falls Village

08/27/2016

Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

Saturday, August 27, 6:30 PM--Buy Tickets Online--Cantata Profana--Jonathan Yates, Piano--Schubert: Shepherd on the Rock, D 965 (1828) (2) Ravel: Chansons madécasses (1925-6) (1) Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Opus 21 (1912) (1).