Torrington's 275th Anniversary Celebration!


Main Street, Torrington, CT

12 NOON to 5 PM. Main Street - Downtown Torrington. Featured activities that we plan to have are: Portrayals of notable residents from Torrington's past The best of the best antique and vintage cars Survivors Swing Band - on the steps of City Hall Tom Hooker Hanford's historic songs and entertainment for children & adults. Rain Date: Oct. 18.

Torrington's 275th Anniversary Celebration!


Main Street (Downtown), Torrington, CT Phone: (860) 496-1562.

Saturday, Oct. 17th (rain date - Oct. 18th) 12 NOON to 5 PM. Main Street - Downtown Torrington. Featured activities planned are: Portrayals of notable residents from Torrington’s past, The best of the best antique and vintage cars. Survivors Swing Band - on the steps of City Hall. Tom Hooker Hanford’s historic songs and entertainment for children & adults. Visit the website for more information

Warner Theatre Presents Metropolitan Opera Live HD --Verdi's OTELLO--Torrington


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

October 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm – Verdi's OTELLO (New Production): Verdi's masterfulOtello matches Shakespeare's play in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor's dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello's innocent wife and victim; and baritone Þeljko Luèiã plays the evil Iago, who masterminds Otello's demise. Dynamic maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts. Check the website for tickets.

Green Organizing — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/17/2015 to 10/17/2015

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Join the Green Organizing Movement! Learn

how organizing your home and office will make

a contribution to the planet. We will discuss

ways to recycle, reduce and reuse. Learn

methods of organizing that will help save the

environment, save you time and money and

bring more order and peace to your daily life.

Presenter: Susan Lovallo

Fee: $45 per person (includes lunch) Non-refundable deposit $15

Washington Art Association Hosts Artist Timothy Wilson


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

The Washington Art Association is proud to have renowned artist, Timothy Wilson, perform a live painting demonstration on Sunday, October 18 from 10am to 4pm. The artist will execute a study in oil paint and give instruction about his process. Mr. Wilson attended the Rhode Island School of Design. Timothy has taught at Maine College of Art, Portland Museum of Art and RISD. He has shown in many fine art galleries in New England as well as New York City, and across the country. His upcoming solo show is planned for this November at Steven Amedee in New York City.

Palace Theater Presents United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra--Danbury


165 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-794-9944.

The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra (TUKUO) will change your expectations of what is possible on the ukulele! TUKUO brilliantly combines music from Bach to the Beatles on the humble ukulele. They're touring the USA this fall and will have their only Connecticut performance at Danbury's Palace Theatre. Perfect for all ages, what makes this concert so special is not just the incredible ukulele playing, but also the fact that these musicians are great singers and very funny. THE UNITED KINGDOM UKULELE ORCHESTRA--SUNDAY MATINEE ~ OCT 18 @ 4PM--TICKETS $35/$30.

New England Carousel Museum Pasta Supper--Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

The Annual Pasta Supper fundraising event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the New England Carousel Museum. Affectionately named, "Aunt Bub's pasta supper" the event will include pasta, eggplant parmigiana, chicken, salad, bread, dessert and soft drinks. Dinner will be served at 5:00pm. Bring your family, friends, colleagues, or create an affordable school reunion gathering. You can make this your family dinner and support the Museum at the same time! This is an annual dinner that is a joyful gathering of good friends and supporters of the Museum. This is a great opportunity to experience a Carousel Museum event that is affordable and fun. Bring the kids and enjoy a carousel ride, see the beautiful displays and enjoy a great meal. You may have never met Aunt Bub but she would have welcomed you to the table with open arms and is still doing just that today. We hope you will join in a delicious dinner, discover the Museum, and be part of the Carousel Museum family.
Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children between ages 5-10 and children under 5 years old are free.

American Mural Project Open House


100 Whiting St., Winsted, CT

Meet the artist. View the sections of the mural. Visit dozens of shops in the mill next door. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Tours offered from 12 noon  to 3 p.m.

Derby Historical Society Hosts Open House & 18th Century Food Preservation


37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-735-1908.

Open House & 18th Century Food Preservation--Sunday, October 18, 2015 1 pm to 4 pm at the David Humphreys House, 37 Elm Street, Ansonia. Please join us for our Open House on Sunday, October 18th from 1pm to 4 pm. Our Docents will be demonstrating various methods of 18th Century Food Preservation during this event. While visiting, please stay for a tour of our Historic Home. Our gift shop will also be open -- stop in to find that unique gift for someone special!! Refreshments will be served.
Parking is available in the lot in the rear of the DHH, and on nearby Thomas Street.  Suggested donation:  $5//adults; $3 seniors and children up to age 8. 

McLaughline Vineyards Hosts October Sunday Music


14 Albert's Hill Rd., Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Phone: 203-426-1533.

On October 18, 2015 the McLaughlin Vineyards will host October Sunday Music featuring Jazz by WVR.  Come and enjoy the music.  Picnics:  $20 per carload.