Seymour Historical Society - Gargoyles

05/22/2016

59 West Street, Seymour, CT Phone: 203-881-2156.

2 pm. Author offers history of odd sculptures on Yale buildings. Ct photographer Matthew Duman using images from his book, An Education in the Grotesque: Gargoyles of Yale University will explore artistic, historic, architectural and even humorous signifigance of these sculptures. Free for members, $5 for non members. Doors open at 1 pm. 

Kent Art Association Opens "Show For Show"

05/22/2016 to 05/24/2016

21 South Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3989.

The Kent Art Association's first Show For Show which will open on May 22, 206 is an opportunity for artists to be selected for gallery representation.  More than 35 galleries are expected to attend.  The show will be open to the public on May 22,23 and 24th.  Over 100 different works featuring a variety of styles and genres will be on display.  All are welcome. 

Bantam Memorial Day Parade

05/22/2016

Route 202, Bantam, CT 06750. Phone: 860-459-4262.

On May 22, 2016 the Bantam and American Legion Post 44 will organize and lead the Bantam Memorial Day Parade.  Call for further information. 

Quassy Amusement Park - Second Annual Martial Arts Demo Competition

05/22/2016

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT Phone: 203-758-2913.

11 a.m. start at the Carousel Theatre stage.

Crescendo Choral Concert: Elizabethan Music--Lime Rock, CT

05/22/2016

Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville, CT 06039.

Sunday, May 22, 2016  at 4 pm-- Trinity Church Lime Rock - 484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville. This Concert is a Take Part Culture Card Event of the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council.“Our program combines some of the finest sacred and secular works of the "Golden Era" of the English Renaissance. For the first time since 2006 Crescendo presents a repertoire in English language! One of the main features in this program is a selection of madrigals from the 1601 collection "The Triumphes of Orianna," in honor of Queen Elizabeth.

Palace Theter Invites Mouosketeers to View Disney in Concert--Waterbury

05/22/2016

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

Disney fans will discover "A Whole New World" of live entertainment when the Palace Theater in Waterbury presents "Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies" on Sunday, May 22 at 3:30pm. Tickets for the full length, multi-media concert range in price from $35 to $75."Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies" offers Mousketeers of all ages an enchanting evening of symphonic arrangements that combine live orchestrations from the Walt Disney Studio songbook with synchronized film projections and live vocal performances by four Broadway caliber singers. Patrons will discover "It's a Small World" after all as they relieve iconic scenes from Disney's most popular films and experience their favorite soundtracks unlike ever before. From a sweeping Mary Poppins medley to the "Yo Ho" of Pirates of the Caribbean, the evening will feature live orchestrations from some of the most famous movie scores ever written including Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Frozen, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Aladdin and The Jungle Book. 

Litchfield Historical Society Lecture: History of the Litchfield Hills Road Race

05/22/2016

South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Sunday, May 22, 2016 come to the Litchfield Historical Society for a lecture: History of the Litchfield Hills Road Race.  Lou Pellegrino, the author of a new book about the race will discuss the history, traditions, stories and local legends that make it one of Litchfield's favorite events.  Free to members, $5 non-members.

Create Your Own Career in Art

05/22/2016 to 05/22/2016

25 Church Street, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-6009.

Vince Giarrano, professional fine art painter from Washington CT, will present a program for dedicated fine artists entitled "Creating Your Own Career" on Sunday, May 22nd, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio in New Milford.  His program will detail some of his best tips to  help aspiring artists of any media figure out a plan for realizing their goals. Contact Gallery 25 at (860) 355-6009 to register.  Cost: $20, limited seating. Email: newmilartscomm@gmail.com  The gallery is located at 25 Church Street in New Milford. 

United Way of Northwest CT Holds 35th Annual Golf Tournament--Torrington

05/23/2016

Route 4, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-4131.

United Way of Northwest CT will hold its 35th Annual Golf Tournament on May 23, 2016 at the Torrington Country Club.  The cost is $150 which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, dinner, gifts and more.  Shot gun starts at 12:30PM.  Call to register.

Litchfield Farmers Market Moves Outdoors on June 18, 2016

05/24/2016 to 06/18/2016

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Litchfield Farmers' market - INDOORS. This year round CT Grown farmers' market continues indoors for two more Saturdays: 5/28 and 6/11, before moving outdoors on 6/18. Markets are held on Saturdays, 10 am - 1 pm at the Litchfield Community Center. Over 18 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh and cold-stored fruits, vegetables and herbs; local eggs; pasture fed beef, pork, chicken and duck; artisanal breads and chocolates; pies, cider doughnuts and baked goods; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles, sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup and goat milk soaps. Local restaurants offer foods to go. A recipe tasting each week. Music, guest artists, chef demonstrations, local nonprofits and a free gardening and cookbook exchange. Workshops are scheduled on many market days. The Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market, Saturdays, 10 AM - 1 PM.