Haight Brown Vineyard Wines of the World - France


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

oin us for The World's Best Wines of the World classes @ 2:00pm. $15 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. Learn about French viticulture practices, grapes grown, oenology techniques, most popular wines.

Roxbury Land Trust Important Bird Area Lecture


23 South St, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-4148.

1 pm. Corrie Folsom, Audubon, co-sponsored at the Minor Memorial Library. Reception following.

Roxbury Land Trust Shepaug Baseball/Softball Trail Race


100 Main Street South,, Bridgewater, CT

10K, 25K, 50K or 50-mile course starts/stops at the Bridgewater Fire House, 100 Main Street South, and traverses Bridgewater farmland and Roxbury Land Trust trails. Register at www.NYARA.org

Danbury Hat City on Tap


1 Independence Way, Danbury, CT

The 2nd Annual Hat City on Tap is coming to the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, March 25th from 5pm-8pm, or upgrade to VIP from 4pm-8pm! Sample over 100 releases from America's best craft breweries! Must be 21 or older to attend, not children. Last call 7:50 pm. Location Danbury Ice Arena

Karen Rossi Studios - Cherry Blossom Painting


Torrington, CT

Ring in spring by painting a vibrant cherry blossom using your fingertips! Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project (work together or make your own) Walk-in's welcome, reservations suggested Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579

Scoville Memorial Library -Armchair Travelers Series


38 Main St., Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.435.2838 .

4 pm People and Places of China with Jonathan Doster Doster takes us along on a personal tour of his China travels, revealing a portion of the complex humanity that comprises this huge country. Revealed through a montage of videography and music we get to be armchair travelers without leaving the library. Doster is a local photographer and videographer. His still photography encompasses a wide array of artist photographs and commercial work including portraiture, nature and bird subjects, architecture, and people watching. His video work includes a variety of travel subjects and other short films.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Take - Over Tours


258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

11 am - 12:30 pm. Join curators, Museum staff, and art experts in a take-over of the galleries, exploring their "top picks" of the new series of exhibitions. Experience the art through a variety of inter-disciplinary topics and current events by discovering new viewpoints and sharing your own perspective. Curator–led tour of William Powhida's, After the Contemporary with Exhibitions Director Richard Klein



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

2 pm. Follow the signs and tracks and become an animal detective. On our hike discover the clues of the animals that inhabit our forest and fields. We will teach you how to put together these clues to tell their story. Make a plaster cast for your own collection. FEE: $7. Please register in advance.

New England Carousel Museum Spring Ball with Al Fenton Big Band


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

A Spring Fling dance, featuring the Al Fenton Big Band. Tickets are $15 and pre-paid tables of 8 or more may be reserved ahead of time. This is a BYOB event and snacks and set-ups will be available for purchase. Dress to impress and come experience the beautiful, large wooden dance floor in our ballroom as you swing, dip and jive to the live music. The Al Fenton Big Band performs a variety of music including blues, jazz and swing. This music lends itself to many styles of dancing, either alone or with a partner. Join us just to watch, move to the music and spend time socializing with friends or come to make some new ones! This will be a night to remember, come swing with us. The museum will be filled with lights, music and, as always, our beautiful carousel animals. There will be many opportunities for fun festive photos and memories to cherish for years to come!

White Memorial Foundation An Early Spring Stroll through Camp Columbia to the Solnit Parcel with Gerri Griswold


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

Take a walk through this historic property in search of early signs of spring. Pay a visit to "The Bear Cave" and explore the diverse rock formations left behind when a mile high glacier rolled through these parts about 17,000 years ago! Wear sturdy, waterproof boots. Bring a walking stick. Dress for the weather! We'll be off-roading! 10:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room, FREE...Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.