White Memorial Foundation Llama Walk with Debbie Labbe from Country Quilt Llama Farm

10/16/2016

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail! The cost is $20 per person with a percentage donated to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 2:00 P.M., Meet in the Museum parking lot. Call Debbie from Country Quilt Llama Farm at 860-248-0355 to pre-register.

Cornwall Historical Society - Tell Us A Story

10/16/2016

26 Pine St., Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-0505.

2 p.m. Town Hall.  It’s been said that “if they put another artist or writer into Cornwall it would sink.” Come share stories of Cornwall’s creative past. Richard Schlesinger, CBS News Correspondent, will host an afternoon of stories recalling Cornwall’s creative past. This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

St. Vincent dePaul Mission: 5K Walk/Race

10/16/2016

Grand St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 860-274-9310.

Library Park. On Sunday, check in begins at noon, walk starts at 1PM and the 5K at 1:30PM.  Fees are $10 for walkers over 10 years of age, $25 for runners before October 11, $30 after that.  Participants are encouraged to form teams and obtain sponsors for the event.

Warner Theatre Presents A Celebration of Frank & Dean -- Torrington

10/16/2016

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

The Warner Theatre will welcome back Jack Lynn and Steve Kazlauskas for A Celebration of Frank and Dean in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 pm. Enjoy traveling back with Jack Lynn to a time when things were a bit more relaxed, maybe a bit more easy going.....just like the days when Dean Martin, the "King of Cool," was at the top of the music charts. Steve Kazlauskas is recognized as one of the foremost authorities on Frank Sinatra and his music. He is a true tribute artist and makes no attempt to be a look and sound alike clone. Their style and sound will take you back to the "Swingin' Rat Pack Years" of the late 40's, 50's and 60's as they sing all the great tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.

Kent Historical Society- VAMPIRES IN NEW ENGLAND

10/16/2016

41 Kent Green Blvd., Kent, CT Phone: 860.927.4587 .

2 p.m. Vampire folk beliefs, led by fear and superstition, go back to the 18th century in Connecticut. Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, retired CT State Archaeologist, has archaeological proof and forensic evidence that he'll share to illuminate beliefs about "the undead," based on his own research at Colonial gravesites.

Imagine Nation Harvest Day

10/19/2016

One Pleasant St, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

10 am - 4 pm. Fill your senses with the smell, taste, and touch of the harvest. Discover what is the same and different inside a squash, build a scarecrow, then toast and taste pumpkin seeds.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Book Signing Kristi Carlson Shop Meet an Author for Lunch

10/19/2016

2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-0525 .

 The Hickory Stick Bookshop will continue its Meet an Author for Lunch series with Charles Monagan in celebration of his novel, Carrie Welton (Penmore Press, $19.50) on Wednesday, October 19th at 12pm. Guests can enjoy an intimate, catered lunch with the author, followed by discussion and a signing – all for the price of the book! Please call 860-868-0525 to reserve your place.

Torrington Historical Society - Lecture ‘Wicked Litchfield County’ by Peter Vermilyea

10/19/2016

192 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

6:30 pm. Lecture and book signing by Peter Vermilyea. noted local historian, author, and teacher. Mr. Vermilyea's most recent publication, Wicked Litchfield County (The History Press, 2016), will be the subject of his talk. The presentation will be on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:30 p.m. in the Carriage House Gallery.  The lecture is free.

Lourdes of Litchfield SEMI – ANNUAL TAG SALE

10/19/2016 to 10/23/2016

83 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041. .

Stop by and select from the great deals you can find in our twice yearly tag sale organized by our Shrine Volunteers. Monday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Keeler Tavern Museum and Garden The Lion in the Living Room with Abigail Tucker

10/19/2016

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT

7 - 8:30 p.m. Garden House at Keeler Tavern Museum. FREE. Ridgefield Library, Books on the Common and Keeler Tavern Museum present an author talk with Ridgefielder Abigail Tucker who will discuss her book THE LION IN THE LIVING ROOM: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World (Simon & Schuster; 10/18/16). The program will take place at the Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House. As Big Cat populations struggle to survive, the domestic house cat, "the lion's little jester of a cousin," is taking over the world. Abigail Tucker, a correspondent for Smithsonian magazine and a lifelong cat lover, decided to investigate how this tiny creature came to acquire such stature.