Harvest Moon Festival Naugatuck

09/19/2014 to 09/20/2014

Church Street, Naugatuck, CT

On the Naugatuck Town Green. 11 am to 8 pm. & September 21st 9 am to 8pm.  A wide variety of entertainment will take place, on both days at the Gazebo. There will be over 100 vendors, plus Crafts, Food, Activities for children. Demonstrations by the Boys Scouts of America Troop 102. A wide variety of entertainment will take place, on both days at the Gazebo

Litchfield Historical Society - Spy Weekend! Film: The Scarlet Coat


Litchfield Community Center, Bantam Rd., Rte. 202 , Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

7p.m.  All ages.  Free. Join us for a screening of the 1955 historical drama and swashbuckling sensation "The Scarlet Coat." The film stars Michael Wilding, Cornel Wilde, and George Saunders, and tells the tale of the creation of the "American Secret Service." Litchfield's own Benjamin Tallmadge is the main role, though his name has been changed. Popcorn will be served! No registration required.

Palace Theater Presents John Pizzarelli--Waterbury


100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

John Pizzarelli with Jessica Molaskey09/19/14 at 7:00 PM , 09/19/14 at 9:00 PM. Deemed "The Genial Genius of Guitar" by The Toronto Star, world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been credited with reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing the genre of jazz. Using performers like Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra and Joao Gilberto as his inspiration, and the songs of composers like Richard Rodgers, George Gershwin and James Taylor as his guide, Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the Great American Songbook, bringing the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing to each performance. Labeled the "The First Family of Cool" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Pizzarelli and his wife, singer/actress Jessica Molaskey, will share the Poli Club stage in this intimate jazz event. This event is part of New England Arts & Entertainment's Autumn Jazz Series at the Poli Club. Season tickets for all four shows are available for $110 and include a reserved table.  Check the website for further information.

Litchfield Fire Company Hoss 131st Annual Convention and Parade

09/19/2014 to 09/20/2014

North Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

The Litchfield Fire Company is serving as the host of the 131st annual event.  On Saturday, September 20, 2014 there will be events at the Litchfield firehouse and the parade will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014.  Over 1,000 firefighters from all over the state will participate in the events and the parade.

Lime Rock - Trans-Am

09/19/2014 to 09/20/2014

60 White Hollow Rd, Lakeville, CT Phone: 1.800.RACE.LRP.

America's fastest, most powerful production-bodied sports cars are in the Trans-Am Series. Harkening back to its origins, Trans-Am is the playground for the "pony cars" – Chevy Camaros and Ford Mustangs with stock-block engines making more than 800 h.p., wrapped in tubeframe race chassis wearing iconic bodywork. A Trans-Am race is 100 frantic miles of wheel to wheel, nose to tail, hardcore American-style racing. Many support races.

Landmark Theatre@Thomaston Opera House, BUDDY- The Buddy Holly Story

09/20/2014 to 10/05/2014

158 Main St , Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: (860) 283-6250.

The Buddy Holly Story relives the three years in which Buddy became the world’s top recording artist, achieving hit singles with The Crickets, becoming the first white group to perform at the Apollo Theater, starting a solo career and making a fateful decision during a February blizzard... The show features over 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits including “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be The Day”, “Oh Boy”,  “Everyday”, “Maybe Baby”, as well as Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba”, and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace”. The incredible legacy of the young man with glasses, whose musical career spanned an all-too-brief period during the golden days of rock ‘n’ roll, continues to live on in BUDDY.

1st Annual Sharon Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Fire and ambulance


63 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-927-3033.

First Annual Wine Tasting on the Green in Sharon on Saturday, September 20 from 5-7 PM. Tickets are $35 per person in advance and $40 at the door and give you the opportunity to sample over 60 different wines. Ira Smith of Kent Wine & Spirit, event organizer, has carefully chosen wines that run the gamut from the everyday affordable to the pricier special occasion varieties.The tasting is done in a relaxed walk-around format under a spacious tent on the beautiful and historic Sharon green. Guests will be provided a detailed Wine Guide describing each wine’s origin and characteristics making it easy to compare and track favorites. All wines are available for sale and delivery.

Torrington Arts & Culture Group Host First Folk Music Festival


Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-480-9676.

Torrington Arts & Culture and Parks & Recreation commissions have teamed up to host the city's first ever Folk Music Festival in Coe Memorial Park.  Coe Park Unplugged will be held September 20, 2014 from 1 to 7PM.  The rain date is September 21.  The free event will feature six musical performances through the afternoon.  Food and beverages will be available. 

Burnham Library Holds Cookie-Bookie Sale--Bridgewater


62 Main Street South, Bridgewater, CT 06752. Phone: 860-354-6937.

Friends of Burnham Library will host a COOKIE-BOOKIE SALE -   Baked goodies and books for sale and Bridgewater Historical Society will be open for browsing during the sale.  Saturday, September 20th 8-12 on the lawn at the library.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Lives of the Forgotten: Working Street Children in Afghanistan


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

Lives of the Forgotten:  Working Street Children in Afghanistan--Saturday, September 20, 1:00pm in the Wykeham Room. Warren, CT resident Wendy Summer hosts Eng. Yousef, founder of the Afghan organization Aschiana. This organization creates opportunities for developing life survival skills and basic eduation and health care for working street children in Afghanistan. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about this project. Programs  are free and open to the public.