Karen Rossi Studios - Adult and Children's Workshops


27 East Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-305-6579.

Adults -Decorative flower pots. Paint on them or make a mosaic border ( or both). Add a little color to your garden. 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. Children: June 18th: Suncatchers sparkle indoors or out. Use glass chandelier drops to make something really special. 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.

Beardsley & Memorial Library Program: The Roots of Rock 'n Roll--Winsted


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06068. Phone: 860-379-6043.

The Roots of Rock 'n' Roll--Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016--Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Roots of Rock 'n' Roll – Brian Gillie's musical performance, The Roots of Rock 'n' Roll at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Fast-paced, interactive and hip, Brian Gillie's musical performance "The Roots of Rock 'n' Roll" is unlike any history lesson you will ever see or hear! Brian sings and dances his way through this one-hour retro-groove. History, humor, costumes, props, original sound bites, stand-up piano-playing, radio commercials, impersonations and attitude serve to reveal the sound of rock 'n' roll through its first fifteen years.

Danbury Music Centre Hosts 80th Birday Celebration


186 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Come celebrate the 80th Birthday of Danbury Music Center on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Party begins at 4PM followed by our annual Pops Concert at 7:30PM at the CityCenter Danbury Green.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Singing, Dancing, Strolling Madrigals.  Balloons, ice cream, string quartets.  Fun for the whole family.

The Smithy & Loft Gallery Hosts the Big Dipper Ice Cream Tasting--New Preston


10 Main St., New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-9003.

The Smithy Store features BIG DIPPER ICE CREAM TASTING with Harry Rowe on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 12 - 2pm.  Stop by and enjoy this wonderful ice cream made locally. 

White Memorial Conservation Program: Icelantic National Day!--Litchfield


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

June 18, 2016--Icelandic National Day! Let's celebrate! Icelandic National Day! Þjóðhátíðardagurinn, (let's just call it Icelandic National Day, shall we?) is an annual holiday in Iceland which commemorates the foundation of The Republic of Iceland on 17 June 1944 and its independence from Danish rule. Everybody knows that Gerri Griswold has an unhealthy obsession with this island nation. Today's events will feature films, presentations, live animals, and more. Brian Bradley www.skyhuntersinflight.com will close the festivities by flying his Gyrfalcon, Daredevil. The Gyrfalcon is the national bird of Iceland. Icelandic recording artist Lay Low will play a concert at 8:00 P.M. at the Winchester Grange in Winchester Center Connecticut. The concert is sponsored by Krummi Travel www.krummitravel.com . Tickets will cost $20.00. Information on how to purchase concert tickets: gerri@icelandaffair.com . 10:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. , A. B. Ceder Room, Activity Field. The day part of the event is FREE.

Baerdsley and Memorial Library Hold Spring Book Bargains Sale--Winsted


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-6043.

Spring Book Bargains--Find them at the used book sale sponsored by the Friends of Beardsley & Memorial Library which is being held at the Barkhamsted Town Garage on Route 44.. Book Sale, one day only: Saturday, June 18th, 9 a.m.—2 p.m. at the Barkhamsted Town Garage on Route 44. All proceeds of the book sale will be used to benefit the Library.

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm Eastern Mediterranean Surf & Turf and Grilling Alfresco


Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

11-3pm. This full participation class will make you think you are vacationing on the Mediterranean coast. What wonderful flavors to celebrate the Summer Soltice –Silo style. Grilling Alfresco: Saturday, June 18th, 6-9:30pm Join with a group of friends, a sweetheart or out of town guests and experience a unique night out. You are the chef as you prepare a perfect summer meal in the relaxed atmosphere of The Silo Cooking School and eat under the starts in our Barnyard.

Oxford Old Homestead Flea Market


60 Tower Lane, Oxford, CT

The annual Flea Market will be held June 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Homestead, 60 Towner Lane, Oxford. Vendors may rent space for $15 by contacting Jane Hulbert at 203-734-4446. The Flea Market will also offer a variety of plants. Members and friends with plants to donate should speak with Louise Burr at 203-888-9385. The Society will have a table of tag sale items and a refreshment stand

White Flower Farm Hosts Open House--Litchfield


Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On June 18, 2016 White Flower Farm will hold its Open House.  Guided tours at 1PM; refreshment at 2PM. 

Washington Art Association Hosts 8th Annual Celebration of the Summer Solstice


4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-2878.

The Washington Art Association will celebrate The Summer Solstice officially on Saturday, June 18, 2016 starting at 6PM and will feature a Cuban Theme--for Cuban art, Cuban music and Cuban Food.  Ticket are $50 per person and proceeds benefit the Washington Art Assn.