White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Make Your Own Walking Stick with CT Woodcarvers Assn.--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

July 23, 2016. Make Your Own Walking Stick with the Connecticut Woodcarvers Association. Michael Audette of the Connecticut Woodcarvers Association brings his expertise to White Memorial! This wonderful wood artist will share his knowledge and love of the craft by providing tips and techniques demonstration on the craft of the carving of walking sticks. Then...off you go! Every participant will leave the program with their very own walking stick! 10:00 A.M., A. B. Ceder Room and Activity Shed, Members: $10.00 Non-Members: $15.00 Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Merryall Center for the Arts - Perfect Timing Power Music Duo


8 Chapel Hill Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-354-7264.

8-10 pm. Drawn from the ranks of the incredibly popular Higher and Higher, this local group Chris Martirano, Ray Plue and Gina Palmieriwill keep you rocking and singing along with all the pop classics. They enjoy performing in our concert-type venue and our audiences rave about them! $25. 

Connecticut Wine Festival

07/23/2016 to 07/24/2016

116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT Phone: 860.216.6439.

Taste the best of Connecticut's wineries. Sample locally produced specialty foods. Enjoy live music. Browse for handicrafts. And more. It's all happening at the Connecticut Wine Festival. Hours: Saturday, July 23rd from 12pm-7pm and Sunday, July 24th from 12pm-6pm. Rain or Shine. Tickets: $27.00 in advance/$35.00 at the gate and $10.00 Designated Driver. Advance Tickets are available until midnight on Saturday, July 16th. 

Karen Rossi Studios - Adult and Children's Workshops


27 East Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-309-2545.

Children: Study with professional artist Karen Rossi. Learn all about the world of art! Famous artists, explore various mediums,
drawing, painting, technique, sculpture and crafts. Experiment with new materials, learn the color wheel and the elements and priciples of design. Saturdays at 10am for 1.5 hours $10 each. July 23rd: 10am- Sol Lewitt loves color.... Adults: Snack, Sip and Create! Enjoy the creative atmosphere of the art studio with a sip of wine and appetizers from local restaurants. Bring a plate to share with the table or bring your own lunch and enjoy making a unique piece of art.Saturdays at noon $30. July 23rd: Beaded creations; String glass and ceramic beads to make your own wearable art. Bring your questions. Karen can advise you on how to create matching pins and earrings at home.

Warner Theatre Presents Cash Is King: Music of Johnny Cash, June Carter--Torrington


Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

CASH IS KING--THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, JUNE CARTER & THE TENNESSEE THREE at the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre--July 23, 2016 Torrington, CT – The Warner Theatre will welcome back Cash Is King, the music of Johnny Cash, June Carter and The Tennessee Three, to the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre Saturday, July 23 at 8 pm. Tickets are $30. For tickets, call the Warner Box Office.

Music Mountain 2016 Saturday Twilight Series--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Dan Tepfer: Goldberg Variations--Falls Village


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

The Twilight series features concerts of Jazz, Big Band, Cabaret, Country, Folk, Opera, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Our Saturday evening twilight concerts allow you to tap your toes in your seat or while dancing on our outdoor dance floor! Saturday, July 23, 6:30 PM--Buy Tickets Online--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Dan Tepfer: Goldberg Variations / Variations. In what the Wall Street Journal calls a "bridge across centuriesand genres", acclaimed jazz pianist and APA Cole Porter Fellow Dan Tepfer will perform each of Bach's original Goldberg Variations followed with an improvised variation of his own. "This is no stunt, but a fresh musical exploration, a riveting and inspired, brilliant performance. I bet Bach would recognize a kindred spirit in Mr. Tepfer." Anthony Tomassini, NY Times.

Past Meets Present

07/23/2016 to 07/23/2016

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Contemporary Native American issues meet traditional living in our outdoor replicated village! Priscilla Freeman (Maliseet) will discuss the current state of her reservation, the Tobique First Nation in eastern New Brunswick, Canada and what we can do to help, while Allan Madahbee (Chippewa) showcases traditional knowledge and skills. Stop by the village from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to experience history and learn about the present! Included in regular museum admission: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors; $5 Children; IAIS Members Free.

Ives Concert Park - A Salute to Our Nations' Heroes featuring the 102nd Army Band


43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-837-9226.

2 p.m. Free Admission.

Litchfield Historical Society Program: Game, Set, Style: The History of Tennis Fashion


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 3PM the Litchfield Historical Society will offer a lecture: Game, Set, Style: The History of Tennis Fashion;  Nicole Markham, curator at the Tennis Hall of Fame will present the evolution of tennis from a leisurely activity played on the estate lawns of the wealthy in the late 19th century to the professional sport with world-wide appeal.  Free for members $5 non members.  Registration required. 

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Avalon String Quartet--Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano--Falls Village


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

Sunday, July 24, 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online--Avalon String Quartet--Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano. Haydn: String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 20 #3 (1772) (2) Janacek: String Quartet #2 "Intimate Letters" (1928) (2) Fauré: Piano Quartet #2 in G Minor, Opus 45 (1885-6) (3).