New England Carousel Museum Hosts Sunday Sundae at Dunphy's--Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

Sunday Sundae at Dunphy's Ice Cream is a special fundraising event for the New England Carousel Museum sponsored by the Museum Education Committee. Bring your family and friends and cool off while enjoying great ice cream at Dunphy's, on Sunday, August 23 from 1 to 5 pm. Dunphy's, located at 912 Stafford Avenue in Bristol, is donating a portion of the ice cream sales.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Author Qais Akbar Omar: An Afghan Family Story--Washington


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

Author Qais Akbar Omar: A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story on Sunday, August 23, 1pm in the Wykeham Room. Qais Akbar Omar will deliver a presentation on his riveting book, A Fort of Nine Towers. Mr. Omar will be introduced by Warren resident, Wendy Summer and Kathy Kehoe of Washington, CT. One of the rare memoirs of Afghanistan to have been written by an Afghan, this story reveals the richness and suffering of life in a country whose history has become deeply entwined with our own.Books may be requested in advance at The Hickory Stick Bookshop and will be available for purchase at the event.

Haight Brown Vineyard - Wine, cheese & chocolate Pairing Class


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

August 23rd - Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Pairing Class* @ 3 PM. For additional information, email or visit our website at * Advanced Registration Required (

Audubon Center at Bent of the River Hosts Annual Fundraiser--Southbury


185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-5098.

Sunday, August 23rd from 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. ickets to "Summer's Twilight in the Garden" are $50/person.The "Summer's Twilight in the Garden" fundraiser will feature opportunities for attendees to stroll the numerous gardens while being entertained with vignette 'pop up' presentations of dancers, musicians, illustrators, and live bird demonstrations. Butterfly, bird and plant experts will be also be on hand while appetizers, beverages and wines will be served.

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


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

On Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 3PM Music Mountain's Sunday Concert Series continues with the Harlem String Quartet, Francine Kay, Piano.  Featured music:  Beethoven, Turina, Bartok, Borodin, and Dvorak.  Check the website for further information.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Yoga in the Garden--Litchfield

08/24/2015 to 08/28/2015

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-309-9489.

Yoga in the Garden will be from 8 to 9AM on August 24 and 28, 2015 at White Memorial Conservation Center in the A.B. Ceder Room.  Class will include gentle Vinyasa yoga and guided meditation for all levels.  Cost $10 per session.  Bring a mat, water.  Rain location The Evolving Center, 172 West St.  Call to register.

Litchfield Summer Concert Series Featuring E-2 Band


On The Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Parks and Recreation Department of Litchfield finishes the Sumer Concert Series On The Green with the E-2 Band on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.  Free and open to the public.

Kent Memorial Library Program: Author Jan Johnsen: Heaven is a Garden


41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3761.

Kent Memorial Library and the Kent Garden Club host Jan Johnsen on Thursday, August 27,2015 at 7PM at the Kent Town Hall.  Jan will discuss her current book:  Heaven is a Garden--Designing Serene Outdoor Spaces for Inspiration and Reflection.  Registration is recommended. 

Litchfield's Night Out - celebrates its 6th Year - Summer Series "Fashion Night Out"


On the Green, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0100..

The summer series will conclude with “Fashion Night Out” on August 27th. For general inquiries please contact Jonathan Wilson at 860-567-0100.

Haight Brown Vineyard - Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

August 28th - Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour* @ 6 PM. For additional information, email or visit our website at

* Advanced Registration Required (