Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus Announce a One-Night Only Concert with Clannad at Warner Theatre--Torrington

09/30/2012

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

Singers from Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus will perform with the originators of contemporary Celtic music, Clannad, in a concert at The Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT on Sunday, September 30th at 7 PM. Celtic music legend Clannad has crafted musical offerings blending traditional and modern melodies, reflecting a bold approach to writing and recording. This Grammy award-winning group has sold over ten million records worldwide, and is largely responsible for the fact that this musical genre is well-known and embraced globally. They have amassed a collection of over seventeen albums touching on folk, rock, jazz and world music. U-2's Bono has proclaimed Clannad's lead vocalist Máire Brennan, as "... one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced." The choirs of Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus, under the artistic direction of Gabriel Löfvall, have impressed audiences with the best in choral music.  Celebrating 20 years of musical excellence in 2011, they have performed with The Hartford Symphony, at  the Music Shed and Infinity Hall in Norfolk, CT, and at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.  Chorus Angelicus has also toured nationally and internationally.  The New York Times described their sound as possessing a quality"... almost as a resonating glass of water." Formed in 1992, Gaudeamus is also known for its collaboration with artists such as Pete Seeger, and recently the group was invited by SONY/Pioneer to record an album of a cappella masterworks to demonstrate state-of-the-art surround-sound technology in a release entitled Sacred Feast, which has been praised by Billboard Magazine, and Pro Audio Magazine.  In addition, Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus have produced seven CDs of their works, and an eighth is currently in production. For more information, or to buy tickets for this one-night-only concert engagement, call The Warner Theatre at 860-489-7180 or visit  their website at http://www.warnertheatre.org.

Pets, Portraits & Pastries, Gallery Opening with Champagne & dessert reception - Woodbury House - Bethlehem

09/30/2012

On The Green, Bethlehem, CT Phone: 203-266-6902.

On  Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Woodward House on The Green, Bethlehem, CT will host a gallery opening, $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door. Entrance includes a champagne and dessert reception featuring Heather Norris Photography. 'Pets, Portraits & Pastries' is devoted entirely to Heather's signature whimsical, quirky, and fun photography showcasing dogs . Heather and Adele have each agreed to offer unique promotions to every attendee so that attendees can experience dining at Woodward House and photography sessions with Heather Norris Photography. To confirm attendance for Pets, Portraits and Pastries, call The Woodward House 203-266-6902.


Annual “Children’s Day” at The Little Red School House - Newtown

09/30/2012

Middle Gate School, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

12:00 – 2:00 pm Little Red School House At Middle Gate School. Join us for this annual event.  You can make a hornbook, attend class and participate in recess activities.  The school house is located on the grounds of Middle Gate School.  Class will be held promptly at 12:30, rain or shine, but outside activities will be weather permitting.

48th Annual Beacon Grange Fair - Northfield

09/30/2012

Rte. 254, Northfield, CT 06778. Phone: 860-379-1872.

Local Fair are the smaller one-day fairs sometimes held indoors and may hae outdoor activities and events. They have displays of fruits and vegetables, flowers and home art. Some have enertainment while others do not. Food is available at all fairs and some feature a delicious dinner. Most local fairs are sponsored by Grange Associations.  Art, bakery, canning, state contests, flowers, hobbies, photos, needlework, vegetable, fruit, in Junior classes of above. 10- 3 p.m. No Pets - No Alcohol allowed.

Barkhamsted Historical Society's One Room Schoolhouse Open House

09/30/2012

Center Hill Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06068. Phone: 860-738-2456.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society's one room schoolhouse, the old Center School on Center Hill Road will be open to the public on Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 1PM to 4PM.  Come and find out what school was like in the old days.  Ask questions; read the old books, review a high school entrance exam; try your hand at various toys and games or do some arithmetic problems on a slate.  All free of charge.  Children are especially welcome.