Keeler Tavern -Trivia Contest

03/27/2015

25 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485.

6:30 pm. n a contest of wits, teams will gather in the Garden House to test their knowledge of the history that surrounds them, from the momentous to the trivial. - See more at: http://keelertavernmuseum.org/events/#sthash.WUowABue.dpuf

Ridgefield Playhouse- The Outlaws

03/27/2015

80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT Phone: (203) 438-5795.

8 pm. For The Outlaws, it was always about the music. For 40 years, the Southern Rock legends celebrated triumphs, endured tragedies and survived legal nightmares to remain one of the most influential and best-loved bands of the genre. - See more at: 

Opera - "The Tender Land"

03/27/2015 to 03/29/2015

Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 837-TIXX.

The WCSU Opera Ensemble will present "The Tender Land" by Aaron Copland at 8 p.m. on March 27 and 28, and 3 p.m. on March 29, in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Copland's folk opera is a depression-era coming-of-age story about a young woman growing up in the American heartland. Full of soaring Copland melodies including the well-known "The Promise of Living," it is also laced with McCarthy era political references and jabs, which early audiences found shocking. "The Tender Land" premiered 60 years ago at New York City Opera, directed by Jerome Robbins, with Thomas Schippers conducting. Directed by Margaret Astrup; Musical Direction by Fernando Jimenez. For tickets, go to www.wcsu.edu/tickets or call (203) 837-TIXX. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

Gunn Memorial Library Lecture: Everything Botanical--Washington CT

03/28/2015

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Everything Botanical--Saturday, March 28, 11:00am in the Library's Wykeham Room. Join us for a gardening and landscaping presentation by Abbey Johnson Taylor and her husband Patrick of Everything Botanical. Abbey will highlight how to get maximum performance out of your perennial garden, must-have shrubs that add interest to the landscape year-round, and share some highly-coveted Everything Botanical tricks of the trade. Patrick will discuss all-natural lawn care without blowing the budget and basic pruning of shrubs and small trees for both health and aesthetics. He will round out the program with a live pruning demonstration.

Imagine Nation Museum - Teddy Bear Health Clinic - Bristol

03/28/2015

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

Teddy Bear Health Clinic at Imagine Nation Museum! Saturday, March 28 from 10 am to 1 pm. Bring your beloved bear or favorite fluffy friend for a health check up with a medical professional. Stations include:wellness, band aids for boo boos, oral hygiene, physical therapy and more. Healthy refreshments will be served. The event is included with museum admission. Admission is $10. per person, childenunder one and museum members are free. ACM and Library passes are not accepted for this event. Call for further information.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Winter Astronomy

03/28/2015

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

Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center Program:  Winter Astronomy on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7PM.  Fine out about the life and death of stars and the different types of stars in our universe.  Free.  Please pre-register. 

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: The Science and Beauty of Iridescence--Litchfield

03/28/2015

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

The Science and Beauty of Iridescence with WMCC Research Director James Fischer. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.
A. B. Ceder Room --Members: $10.00 Non-members: $15.00. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Color my world!
Spend some time with WMCC Research Director James Fischer as he presents a stunning image filled program illustrating the science of iridescence and the biological function within wildlife species including birds, insects, reptiles and amphibians.

New England Carousel Museum Hosts The Chaparrals--Bristol

03/28/2015

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

Saturday, March 28th: The Chaparrals at the Carousel Museum. The Chaparrals are a soft rock, country western band with a wide variety of danceable music. Bring a friend or come alone, either way you will enjoy a nice night out with good music and great people. Admission fee is $12 per person -- singles welcome. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups are available for sale. Prepaid tables of 8 people may be reserved, walk-ins are welcome if there is space. Doors open at 6:30PM.

McLaughlin Vineyards Hosts Wine Spectator's Best of 2014--Sandy Hook

03/28/2015

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

On Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 3-5PM at McLaughlin Tasting Room Lee Gentile presents:  Wine Spectator's Best of 2014.  Ever wondered what it takes for a wine to earn a 90 and above rating from the well-known Wine Spectator magazine.  Space is limited. $45 per person. Reservations necessary. 

David M. Hunt Library Program: Dane Deleppo on Civil War Medicine-Falls Village

03/28/2015

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

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will present a lecture by Dane Deleppo on Civil War Medicine on Saturday, March 28 at 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The lecture will focus on the care given to soldiers in the Civil War and share information about the training of doctors, the medical drugs that were available at the time, and misconceptions about Civil War Medical practices. The lecture also maps the progress in medical care through the course of the crisis from the beginning when there were no hospitals for the badly wounded to the issuing of compulsory orders requiring that each regiment have a surgeon. Deleppo is a 25-year veteran of Civil War re-enacting and is the current president of the T. A. Hungerford Museum in Harwinton. Deleppo and his wife, Carol, received the 2012 Mary Tallmadge Chapter of the DAR award for historical preservation.