Litchfield County Writers Project at Warner Theatre Hosts Author Ann Leary--The Good House--Torrington


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

On Friday, October 26, 2013 the Warner Theatre will host the UCONN Torrington's Litchfield County Writers Project, "Writers in Conversation" event.  Featured will be Author Ann Leary who will discuss her latest bestselling novel, The Good House with Litchfield County journalist and novelist Lauren Lipton.  Call to register.

New Milford Historical Society Museum Hosts Touch-A-Truck Program


6 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3069.

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 11AM to 1PM at the New Milford Historical Society Museum a Touch-A-Truck program for children will be held.  The program with Water Witch Hose Company No. 2, will include a fire truck tour and meet and greet with some of the local firemen.  The program is free of charge. 

Silo Gallery at Hunt Hill Farm Trust Hosts Vocalist Lynn Henderson--New Milford


44 Upland Road, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 7:30PM the Silo Gallery at Hunt Hill Farm Trust will host Lynn Henderson along with pianist Douglas J. Cohen, Bassist Bob Sabin and director Mark Planner.  The audience will enjoy music by Cat Stevens to Noel Coward, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Styx .  Light bites will be provided by the Silo Cooking School.  Call to reserve tickets. 

Harmonious Brass Choir at Second Congregational Church--Winsted


800 Main St., Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-4766.

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 7PM at the Second Congregational Church in Winsted the Harmonious Brass Choir will perform in concert.  A free will offering will be taken to benefit the music ministry of the church. 

Sharon Fall Festival and Fun Day


99 Calkinstown Rd., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-4640.

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 from noon to 4PM at Home Farm the Sharon Fall Festival and Fun Day will take place.  The event will feature hay rides, live music and dancing, pumpkin picking, food, a war re-enactment and silent and live auctions.  Call for further information .

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts The Amazing Race--Litchfield


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

On October 26, 2013 starting with check in at 9AM White Memorial Conservation Center will host The Amazing Race, the last event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The White Memorial Foundation,  The race will take participants to 13 landmarks on the property where they will collect a token at a station and take their picture at each landmark before heading to the finish line at the Museum.  Participants may be individuals, families or teams.  Participants will receive a White Memorial bandanna and trail map.  Prizes will be awarded and a dinner will follow the event.  The race is from 10AM to 3PM, rain or shine.  Fee $25 members; $35 non-members.  Volunteers are needed. 

David M. Hunt Library Hosts Author C. Marina Marchese -- The Honey Connoisseur--Falls Village


63 Main St., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7424.

On Saturday, October 26 at 4pm at the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, author C. Marina Marchese will present her new book, The Honey Connoisseur, along with a honey tasting featuring Marina's Red Bee Artisanal Honey products.  The event is free and open to the public.  Signed copies of Ms. Marchese's book will be available for purchase.  Like wine, cheese, coffee, and chocolate, honey has emerged as an artisanal obsession. Its popularity at farmers' markets and specialty food stores has soared as retailers are capitalizing on the trend. The Honey Connoisseur teaches consumers everything they need to know about how to taste, select, and use a diverse selection of honey. C. Marina Marchese, of Weston, CT, is the founder and owner of Red Bee Honey.  She is the founder of The American Honey Tasting Society.

Institute for American Indian Studies - Beginner Yoga for Kids


38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Noon to 1 p.m.Kids today live in a busy world of school, lessons, video games, malls, and competitive sports. These may not seem stressful but often are and children can derive enormous benefits from yoga. Kids, ages 6-16, come join Hatha yoga instructor Judy Apicella for a beginner yoga class. Practicing yoga improves flexibility, strength, coordination and instills a sense of calmness. Please bring your own mat and wear comfortable clothing. Parents are encouraged to participate or enjoy the museum exhibits. Weather permitting we will be outdoors in our replicated village. Fee: $5 Kids; $5 Adults. Space is limited. Please call for reservations.



New England Carosuel Museum - The Chaparrals at Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, from exit I-84E, take exit 31 (Rt. 229 West St) to Rte. 72, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

The Chaparrals are back!  The Chaparrals, are back this fall on Saturdays, October 26, and November 30th from 7pm-11pm to "Country Rock" the night away! Admission is $12 per person. Singles, Couples, and reserved tables of 8 welcome! Walk-Ins also welcome, space permitting. BYOB; Snacks & Set-Ups Available for sale. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Ansonia Nature Center Holds Garden Clean-up Day


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

HUNTER'S MOON HIKE AT THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER--On Friday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m., join staff for a trail walk lighted by a full moon. With leaves falling, and prey animals fattening up, this is the time of year when the native Americans who once inhabited our area, used to hunt to provide food for their families. Families and adults are welcome to join the hike. There must be at least one adult for each child.  Please call to register for this free program.  Foul weather cancels.