The Silo What Can I Bring? Cooking Demo & Book Signing

10/19/2017

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

6:30 -9:30 pm. The Silo is pleased to present Author/Chef Elizabeth Heiskall. Elizabeth Heiskell was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, an agricultural area bordered by the Mississippi River where food and fun go hand in hand. With her passion for food, fun, and adventure, Elizabeth started her culinary journey with courses at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Chef Heiskell has prepared food for such notables as the Duchess of York, Vice President Al Gore, and a host of Mississippi governors. Ms. Heiskell will be doing a southern cooking demonstration for you, followed by a book signing and Q and A session. Her book is included in the class fee.

Mattatuck Museum MATT BY NIGHT: B.Y.O.P. (BRING YOUR OWN PUMPKIN!)

10/19/2017

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

6-9 pm. bring your own pumpkin (no larger than a basketball) to carve at the museum. We will provide carving tools, drinks, and snacks! Don't want to get messy? Participate in a pumpkin-themed art activity or bring your already carved pumpkin. Costumes encouraged, dance party not discouraged! The best pumpkins will be displayed in the Museum Courtyard and prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Lourdes of Litchfield Shrine Grotto Semi Annual Tag Sale

10/19/2017 to 10/22/2017

83 Montfort Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8434.

Organized by our Shrine volunteers, the tag sale takes place in Pilgrim Hall. Stop by and select from the great deals that are there.

Oliver Wolcott Library Lecture

10/19/2017

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT

7-8 pm. Imagine That! Igniting Your Brain For Creativity & Peak Performance with Author James Mapes. In Imagine That!: Igniting Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance, James Mapes shares the knowledge and experience he has gained in his thirty-plus years as a researcher, speaker, and personal coach. Imagine That! is a guidebook that shows readers how to lead an exceptional life. Enhanced by exercises, in-depth research, and real-life anecdotes, Mapes dives deep into topics as diverse as reframing thinking patterns, shattering a series of limiting myths, hypnosis, stretch goals, transforming fear into love, and forgiveness.

Danbury Museum Sell Your Old Gold Fundraiser

10/19/2017 to 10/21/2017

258 Main St, Danbury, CT

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Sponsored by Friends of The Danbury Museum. For this particular museum fundraiser, your checkbook stays at home and YOU go home with a check in your pocket! Bring in your: Broken Gold Chains and Bracelets Single Earrings (Half Pairs), Old School Rings, Rings with Missing Stones, Old boyfriend/girlfriend gifts, Jewelry you never wear, Gold, non-working watches, Yes, even dental gold. Sterling silver jewelry, flatware, hollowware, Platinum and Palladium
Join us for the Friends of The Danbury Museum's annual "Sell Your Old Gold" Fundraiser! You sell your items and a donation will be made in your name to The Danbury Museum & Historical Society AND mention Brigid's name and receive an additional 15% on whatever you sell! Our good friend, Bob the gold man, will buy your "old gold" and hand you a check. Then, after the refining process, 60% of the profits will be donated, in your name, to the FRIENDS OF THE DANBURY MUSEUM.

Shakespeare to be staged two ways by WCSU Department of Theatre Arts

10/20/2017 to 10/29/2017

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT

The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present two takes on Shakespeare with performances of "Hamlet" and "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" this month in the Studio Theatre in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be as follows: "Hamlet" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 21; at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22 and Saturday, Oct. 28; and at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29. Get tickets at /www.eventbrite.com/e/hamlet-tickets-36696849264. "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21; 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22; 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27; 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29. Tickets for this show can be found at www.eventbrite.com/e/rosencrantz-guildenstern-are-dead-tickets-38447115357.

Mark Twain Library Ghost Hunter: Barry Pirro

10/20/2017

439 Redding Rd, Redding, CT

7 pm. Paranormal Investigator Barry Pirro will tell chilling tales, play spooky recordings and share some ghost hunting tips. For Adults and Kids ages 12 and up.

The Silo The Art of Homemade Pasta

10/20/2017

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

6-9 pm. Chef/Culinary Instructor Deborah Miller loves to teach others how easy it is to make homemade pasta. Once you learn her easy "no recipe" technique, you will not hesitate to make your own. In addition to making homemade pasta dough, the class will then use the pasta dough to create a few favorite pasta dishes including the Chef's Signature dish – Cheese Ravioli with Shrimp and White Truffle Butter and Sage Sauce – Come join the party and prepare to have a great time and learn the classic and simple art of homemade pasta.

New England Carousel Museum - Chaparrals LIVE

10/20/2017

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

7-11 pm. The Chaparrals perform live at the New England Carousel Museum. The music and dancing are open to the public! Cover is $12 per person. Reserve a seat and come to listen with friends and loved ones or come and make some fun new friends! Our beautiful large wooden dance floor will bring you to tap your toes or give a twirl. Join us for some fun!

FLASHDANCE – A Throwback to the 80’s

10/20/2017

19 Main St, New Milford, CT

Dust off your leg warmers and tease up your hair for a night of fun at 19 Main Street in New Milford. 80's attire encouraged! Prizes will be awarded. The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to attend FLASHDANCE – a party to celebrate the best decade yet on Friday, October 20th from 7 to 11 pm at 19 Main. Tickets are $45 each and include light appetizers and two drink tickets. Music provided by One Plug Entertainment. This event is 21+ (ID required). Tickets can be purchase online at www.newmilford-chamber.com/flashdance, or at the door the night of the event.