Ives Concert Park - Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" - Danbury

07/25/2013

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203 837 9226.

GARRISON KEILLOR’S “A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013” Thursday, July 25 – Tickets: $80 and $55 Reserved / $25 Advance / $30 Day-of-Show Lawn *6 p.m. gates  / 7:30 p.m. show A Prairie Home Companion is produced by Prairie Home Productions, and distributed nationwide by American Public Media. The program is underwritten by General Mills and Ford * DAY-OF-SHOW TICKETS CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED WITH CASH. NO CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED AT BOX OFFICE.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival -Young Artists' Performance

07/25/2013

120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

7:30 PM Catch a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series with the extraordinary young musicians studying at Norfolk. Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice, you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly.

Imagine Nation Museum - Banana Split Day

07/26/2013

1 Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 314-1400.

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dole's Bobby Banana will be at the museum on July 26th while we have a special BANANA SPLIT DAY! Come hang out with Bobby, and indulge in a delicious banana split in our 1940's Soda Fountain! B A N A N A - S P L I T ! a fresh banana
vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate ice cream, drizzled with chocolate, marshmallow, and strawberry topping, topped with walnuts, whip cream, sprinkles ...and finished with a cherry! *only $6.00 each!

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Friday's

07/26/2013

25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. 5-9PM. No reservations needed. No cover charge. Taste award winning wines, thirst quenching sangrias, and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm.

Hopkins Vineyard - Yoga

07/26/2013

25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

One hour resorative classes followed by wine, cheese and fruit. All levels welcome. Yoga mats are provided. $40 per person. All classes are on a friday evening from 4-5PM. July 12 & 26, August 9 & 30, September 13 & 27. All classes are taught by Anne Hungerford from www.ahyogacenter.com Please call ahead to register for classes.

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy - Meet the Birds

07/26/2013

Duck Pond Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-2062.

6:00 to 8:00pm at the aviary $50.00 per LRWC member / $75.00 per non-member. The Conservancy has changed over the last year - new visitor pathways, interpretive signage has been added, and we have many new birds. Join us for a casual gathering with great company and feathered friends to see what's new. We will be on the Conservancy lawn, aviary paths and in the barns. Casual summer attire suggested. Flat-heeled or walking shoes are recommended. Rain date 7/27.

Mattatuck Museum - Meet Me at the Mattatuck: Staff Picks

07/26/2013

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

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free with regular museum admission. Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy the Museum's courtyard and then head inside to cool off for an insider's perspective to the collections and special exhibitions led by curators, collection managers, archivists and educators.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Star Party!

07/26/2013

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Tonight's interactive topic is Life in the Universe. The search for other life is underway. What have we found so far? Weather permitting; there will be star gazing after the program. 8:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You are invited to bring your own telescope or binoculars, FREE... Donations will be accepted

Ives Concert Park - Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts and Family Series: Connecticut Ballet

07/26/2013

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203 837 9226.

5:30 p.m. gates / 6 p.m. ballroom dance class / 7:30 p.m. performance /
9 p.m. Meet & Greet dance party reception Tickets: Admission is free. John Vitti of Vitti's Dance Studio will offer a free ballroom dance class, so bring your dancing shoes! Connecticut Ballet's sensational dancers will perform classical and contemporary duets that will inspire and amaze! Narrated and produced by Artistic Director Brett Raphael.  Perfect family entertainment.  Join the cast on stage after the performance for a Meet & Greet Dance Party Reception.Everyone's invited to party under the stars!  FREE!  Donations welcomed at the park or securely  online

Danbury Concerts on the Green

07/26/2013

Ives Street and National Place, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

Limelight - A Tribute to RUSH. All concerts free to the public. Opening act beings at 7 p.m.; main performer at 8 p.m.