Lime Rock Park SCCA Races

08/27/2016

60 White Hollow Road, Lime Rock, CT Phone: 1.800.RACE.LRP.

New for 2016! Youths 16 and under admitted free (General Admission) with at least one accompanying Adult The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has held races at Lime Rock Park from the very beginning. In fact, the track's first-ever race weekend – late April, 1957 – was an SCCA New England Region event! An SCCA race day at Lime Rock Park is amateur racing at its finest. The club has classes for every kind of race car imaginable, from virtually stock sedans and sports cars to formula cars of every type, and the competition is always close and exciting. The races are non-stop from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and the paddock is very family friendly, too. $15 in advance and $22 at the Gate.

Mattatuck Museum Gallery Talk: Charles H. Rathbone

08/28/2016

144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

3 p.m. Free with museum admission. B.R.A.S.S. Members: No Charge In conjunction with Out of the Shadow: Edwin Moore, join us for a special gallery talk led by Edwin Moore's great nephew, Dr. Charles H. Rathbone as he provides a family context to the life and work of artist Edwin Moore (1858-1926.)
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Warner Theatre Hosts Family Arts Day--Torrington

08/28/2016

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

Come one, come all for a day of art and festivities for all ages! Join us for FAMILY ARTS DAY at the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education (WTCAE) Sunday, August 28, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Engage in fun activities such as arts and crafts, cookie decorating, face painting and more. Enjoy treats from local food vendors as well as plenty of popcorn and cotton candy! Try your hand at an interactive musical, dance or acting workshop. Watch live performances of storytelling, dance, magic and much more! FAMILY ARTS DAY is the perfect way to celebrate the arts with your family while learning about the WTCAE's exciting educational programs, upcoming student auditions and year-round performing arts classes for children and adults of all ages. Attendees will even receive a special discount on fall classes if they register on the spot! Admission is FREE.

Gunn Historical Museum Hosts The Centennial Clebration on the Washington Green of The Suster Susies and the "Allied Market"

08/28/2016

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

The Centennial Celebration  on the Washington Green of The Sister Susies and the "Allied Market". On Sunday, August 28, the Gunn Historical Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the "Allied Market". Through the generous support of the Connecticut Community Foundation, this community event held a century ago on the Washington Green, that raised money for the Sister Susie's World War I Allied relief effort, will be honored with a farmers' market, vintage clothing vendors, World War I music, old time children's games, a pie-eating contest, home-made ice cream and a pig roast. Visitors are encouraged to attend in period costume!

2nd Annual Trolley Tour of Federal Hill--Bristol

08/28/2016

100 Maple St., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

2nd Annual Trolley Tour of Federal Hill--Sunday, August 28, 2016. Back by popular demand! Join us for our second Trolley Tour of Federal Hill, presented by the American Clock & Watch Museum, Bristol Federal Hill Association, and Bristol Historical Society. Hop aboard our (air-conditioned) trolley and enjoy a 90-minute narrated tour of Bristol's Historic Federal Hill. Stay tuned for more information about tour times and prices. Call to register.

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Arianna String Quartet--Falls Village

08/28/2016

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

Sunday, August 28, 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online Arianna String Quartet Francine Kay, Piano Raman Ramakrishnan, Cello
Kevin Puts: Credo (2007) (1) Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 16 (1797) (9) Beethoven: Cello Quintet in A Major, Opus 47 "Kreutzer"--(Transcribed from the Violin/ Piano Sonata) (1802-4) (2).

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Afternoon Studios: Covert Creatures

08/29/2016

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

2-4 pm. All ages. Free with admission. Take inspiration from the rats found throughout Kim Jones's exhibition and embed an animal in your own artwork. Collage colored paper, fabric, string, and drawings of different species, hiding the creature throughout your composition. ​

Torrington Historical Society Tai Chi

08/30/2016

192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

Tai Chi instruction 7-8 pm in the gardens. Free