Brookefield Museum and Historical Society Hosts Farmfest at Gurski Homestead

09/20/2014

Rtes 25/133, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

The Brookfield Museum and Historical Society together with the Brookfield Conservation Commission is presenting the community's third annual Farmfest on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Gurski Homestead on Route 133. There will be vintage tractors and trucks, and antique machinery, as well as exhibits by the Historical Society, Conservation Commission and Brookfield Girl Scouts. Farmfest organizer Ryan Blessey, will give a hands-on blacksmithing demonstration at the restored Gurski Homestead forge.     Brookfield   Master Gardeners will field questions from attendees at the Ask the Master Gardener booth on gardening and flower related concerns. In addition, tours, of the Merwin Brook Cemetery, Brookfield's second oldest cemetery, situated next to the blacksmith shop, will be held.   Food will also be available along with a bake sale. Admission is free and refreshments will be available.  The Gurski Homestead is located on the left side of Route 133 approximately 1/2 mile from the intersection of Routes 25 and 133 in Brookfield Center heading in the direction of Bridgewater.

David M. Hunt Library Lecture

09/20/2014

63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-742.

On Saturday, September 20 at 12 noon, the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will host a presentation about the prison system in Connecticut based on the new book, The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream. Speaker Stephen Lanza, of Norwalk-based FamilyReEntry, will discuss the problems in Connecticut's current prison system and reforms that can slash costs, lower recidivism, increase public safety and create better and more productive lives for ex-offenders and their families. This program is free and open to the public.

6th Annual Fall Festival-Car Show--New Milford Lions Club

09/20/2014

Harrybrooke Park , New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3645.

On Saturday, this event will be held rain or shine from 10AM to 5PM. The car show is open to all years, makes, models from trucks to imports to motorcycles.  The festival will be in the style of an old-time country fair with homemade games like a ring toss and throwing footballs through tires.  There will be pony rides and a team of Texan longhorn oxen, plus a hot wings eating contest and an apple and pumpkin pie baking contest.   General admission is $5, $2 children 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and under.  The fee for car-show registration is $10.  Call for further information or email:  tjdeak@aol.com.

Pleasant Valley United Methodiat Church - Pleasant Valley Bean Hole Supper

09/20/2014

93 River Rd., Rte . 181, Pleasant Valley, CT Phone: 860-379-9398.

A bean hole baked beans and ham supper with homemade potato salad, cole slaw, and desserts, also rolls and beverages will be held at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church on Sept 20, 2014 at 93 River Road (Rt. 181) in Pleasant Valley (Barkhamsted).  Seatings at 5, 6, and 7 pm.  Adults $11, Children 6-12 $5.  Please make reservations.  Call 860-379-9398.
 
 

Southbury Historical Society Attic Tag Sale

09/20/2014 to 09/21/2014

624 South Britain Road, Southbury, CT Phone: 203-405-3124.

10 a.m. - 4 .m. Large tag sale. 

Audubon Center at Bent of the River Hosts Bentfest 2014

09/20/2014

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

BENTFEST 2014 - Family Festival at the Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury, Saturday, September 20. This annual family festival features birds of prey demonstration, picnicking in the meadow, river and nature walks, hay rides, tie-dye T-shirt creations, food vendors, kids' activities, bird watching, raffle prizes, coffee/tea and pastries for sale in historic barn, and more. Live music by the Willie Nininger Band 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. "BentFest 2014" will be held rain or shine 2:00 to 6:00 PM. No pets permitted. Admission costs are $12/adult (over 18), $8/child ages 6 to 18, free for children 6 and younger, and $25/family. The non-profit Audubon Center is located in the Southbury hamlet of South Britain, off Route 172 at 185 East Flat Hill Road, 0.3 miles from corner of General Store and South Britain Congregational Church.

Miranda Vineyard Annual Pig Roast

09/20/2014

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906.

Saturday September 20, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Join us for our Annual Farm to Table Pig Roast. $35.00 includes a glass of wine, a buffet comprising of six different foods and Live Music. The pig is roasted onsite. The pig, produce and fruit is all local.
Come support local farming and have some good old fashion fun. Seating is limited and fills up fast. RSVP. email: maria@mirandavineyard.com

Minor Memorial Library - Field and Farm Exhibit of Roxbury, Bridgewater and neighboring towns

09/20/2014 to 11/01/2014

23 South St, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-2181.

Field & Farm Sept 20 – Nov 1, 2014. Opening reception: Sept 20 , 2 – 4. Exhibit open during regular library hours: Mondays 12 – 7, Wednesdays 10 – 5, Thursdays 12 – 5, Fridays 10 -5, Saturdays 10 – 2.  Closed Tuesdays and Sundays.  Closed in observance of Columbus Day, Oct. 13, 2014. Free admission Library is handicapped-accessible Exhibit and sale of photographs by Marc Isolda. Subjects are panoramic landscapes of Bridgewater, Roxbury and neighboring towns in CT.

New Morning Market Program: Opening the Heart Chakra--Guided Meditation--Woodbury

09/20/2014

129 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:30AM Morgan O'Connell will conduct a program: Opening the Heart Chakra--Guided Meditation.  Come enjoy an hour of guided meditation and sound healing based on the heart chakra.  Tickets: $12. 

The Imagine Nation Museum is celebrating its 10th Anniversary - Decade of Imagine Nation

09/20/2014

One Pleasant Street , Bristol, CT Phone: 860-540-3160.

The Imagine Nation Museum is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year! In celebration of its “Decade of Imagine Nation,” the Museum will host a Gala on Saturday, September 20th 2014. Festivities will begin at the Museum at 6:00pm-11pm and will include lively entertainment, an array of fabulous food and delectable desserts, a special “signature” cocktail, a silent auction, with a spirited live auction that will include a variety of unique offerings, as well as music and dancing with the Blue Cherry Band. We are excited to welcome Nicole Nalepa from WFSB to serve as our celebrity Emcee for the evening. All proceeds from the Gala will be used to support valuable play and exceptional learning experiences for children.  For more information about the “Decade of Imagine Nation Gala” including purchasing tickets, sponsorships, or donating an auction item please call (860) 540-3160. Tickets are $60 per person and may also be purchased online at www.imaginemuseum.org.