Northwest Idol Finals


Torrington, CT

Warner Theatre. Prizes awarded to top three. 7 pm.

Ridgefield Playhouse People’s United Bank Presents: Shakespeare on the Green and Green Expo


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

12 noon. LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST by William Shakespeare | Produced and performed by The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival | A FREE community event!

Music Mountain Ryan Keberle & Catharsis


225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

6:30 pm. Ryan Keberle and his group Catharsis blend the word-less vocals of Camila Meza with trombone, trumpet, bass and drums in 'a potent blend of cinematic sweep and lush, ear-grabbing melodies' (Los Angeles Times). Ryan Keberle's diverse talents have earned him a place alongside superstars such as David Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Alicia Keys. *Pre-Concert Dinner

Winchester Grange Fair


On the Green, Winchester, CT

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Cost: Free admission and free parking Flowers, Vegetables, Baking, Used Book Sale, Food from Cafe 74, and more! Large Flea Market on the Winchester Center Green! Flea Market opens at 8 AM; Fair opens at 9 AM for drop off of exhibits and entries and 10 AM for judging. See the area's best fruits, vegetables and baked goods. Buy some summer reading at the book sale and visit the flea market on the scenic Winchester Center Green, featuring 20 local vendors. There will also be children's games, entertainment and food from Cafe 74. All are welcome to enter an exhibit or to sign up for a space in the flea market. Flowers, baking, collections and fruit and vegetable exhibits will be accepted until 11:00 AM the morning of the fair.

Mattatuck Museum Yankees or Red Sox Gallery Talks with Neil Scherer


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

1-5 pm. Join sports lover & guest curator for the exhibit Yankees or Red Sox: America's Greatest Rivalry for a series of informal chats on the items in collection and more.

Lourdes in Litchfield Shrine Annual Talent Show


83 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-8434.

Got a talent? Love to sing? Dance? or tell a joke? Then share it with those who will gather near the Grotto today for our Annual Talent Show. Please contact Jerry Buchas after Mass if you are interested in participating. Or you may leave a message at the Office 860 567-1041

The Silo Cooking with Summers Best


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

11 am - 2 pm. 

A refreshing summer menu. Perfect for entertaining – everything can be made in advance and served cold.

with Chef Melanie Underwood


Spicy Melon Soup Shooters

Salmon Rillettes

Filet of Beef with Cucumber Sauce

Asparagus Salad

Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield Annual Talent Show


50 Montfort Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

2:00 until 4:00 pm. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beautiful grounds of the Shrine. If interested in participating, forms are available in the Grotto Café located on the Shrine grounds or e-mail: Requests should be received by August 6th.

Torrington Road Race


Torrington, CT Phone: (860) 482-4425.

Both distances start and finish in Coe Park, Torrington, Connecticut. 5 Mile Race. USATF sanctioned, former USATF certified course (CT00008DR). Starts at 10 AM, $15.00 Preregistration, $25.00 after 8/1/17, 18 & younger $5.00. * First overall finisher, male and female * First Torrington finisher, male and female * Maximum of 1 prizes per runner * Additional prizes may be awarded based on entry Winners must be present at award ceremony in order to receive prizes. 1 Mile Fun Run Starts at 9:30 AM, No entry fee, registration is required. Online registration.

Oliver Wolcott Library The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa


160 South St., Litchfield, CT

1-2 pm. August 13: The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa: Ricardo Somocurcio is in love with a bad girl. However poorly she treats him, he is doomed to worship her.