Haight Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Class


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

3-5 pm. Join us for The World's Best Cheeses with a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate paring classes @ 3:00 pm. $35 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. All HBV wine is paired with a cheese and or chocolate. HBV wine glass to take home! PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are taken with a credit card. Cancellations must occur 7 days prior to the event for full refund. Phone or email cancellations accepted. Cancellations after 7 days prior will result in full charge. For Groupon holders, your Groupon will be marked as redeemed and you will no longer have its promotional value.

Lourdes in Litchfield Hosts Fathers' Day Mass


Route 118, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-1041.

A blessing will be given to all men present at the conclusion of the 11:30 Mass on Fathers' Day at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield located on 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118 in Litchfield, The Grotto Gift Shop has inspirational gifts for fathers, young & old, and is open after Mass until 4:30 pm. The Grotto Cafe has a varied luncheon menu and tasty desserts. The Cafe has patio outdoor dining as well. The full menu will be available after Mass until 2:00 pm. Come with family and friends and enjoy the beautiful grounds at this "Cathedral Without Walls".

Annual FFA Chicken BBQ--Falls Village


Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-5123.

The Annual FFA Chicken BBQ  to benefit the FFA Alumni Scholarship at Housatonic Valley Regional High School will be held on June 19, 2016 from 4:30PM to 7>30PM in the ag-ed wing of the school.  Tickets are $12 adults; $6  children under 10.  Takeout will be available. 

Hollister House Garden Hosts Music in the Garden--Washington, CT


300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2200.

Music in the GardenOn Sunday June 19, 2016--Event Time 4:00 pm. The New Baroque Soloists present Festive Music for the Summer Solstice. Led by Artistic Director Doug Myers the ensemble will feature intimate chamber works for trumpet, hunting horn, oboe, english horn, cello and keyboard.Pieces on the program include works by Godfrey Finger, a Czech composer who worked in London and a Trio by Carl Heinrich Graun for Hunting Horn and English Horn. G.P. Teleman will be represented by a Sonata for Horn and Oboe and there will be a piece by the Leipzig musician Johann Pezel as well as a Suite for cello by J.S. Bach. Celebrate summer with this special program of music on the lawn of Hollister House Garden. Bring a blanket or a camp chair, even a picnic if you wish – we'll provide the rosé! – and greet the longest day with an outstanding concert. Check the website for ticket information.

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm Father's Day is STEAK DAY!


Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

10:30-2:30pm It wouldn't be Father's Day without steak on the grill! The Silo is delighted to partner with Happy Acres Farm in Sherman, Connecticut to offer Black Angus Rib Eye steaks for this class. You can't offer Dad better present than locally produced beef that he will cook himself under the watchful eye of Chef Daniel Rosati. John Motsinger, Happy Acres Farm Director will be here to share the many facets of the farm and tell how a group of young folks are striving to achieve a truly community farm.

Mattatuck Museum -Reception: Waterbury Collects: The Golden Age of Trans-Atlantic Travel


144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

2pm - 4 pm. This exhibit includes a selection of china, silver, posters, and ephemera related to the golden age of trans-Atlantic steam ship travel including the S.S. United States. On loan from a private collector, this exhibit celebrates one person's passionate collection of ocean liner memorabilia.

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Penderecki String Quartet--Falls Village


Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

Sunday, June 19, 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online--Penderecki String Quartet: Maurycy Banaszek, Viola Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Opus 20 #4 (1772) (13) Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A Major, Opus 13 ("Ist Es Wehr?") (1827) (11) Mozart: Viola Quintet in C Major, K. 515 (1787) (12). Check the website for ticket information.

The Silo Cooking Class: Father's Day is Steak Day--New Milford


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Father's Day is STEAK DAY: Sunday, June 19th, 10:30-2:30pm. Full Participation- $115 per person. Chef Daniel Rosati. Check the website for further details.

Danbury Railway Museum Offers Father's Day Rides


120 White St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-778-8337.

Danbury Railway Museum offers Father's Day Rides FREE with child's paid admission.  Special Caboose Trains will be available to ride.  Come and enjoy the museum. 

Artifact Identification Day

06/19/2016 to 06/19/2016

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 8608680518.

Looking for information about an artifact that you found or inherited - bring it to our Artifact Identification Day!  Join the conversation as Director of Research & Collections, Lucianne Lavin, Ph.D. identifies and provides interesting commentary about your local stone objects and Native American cultural items. While we can't appraise or speculate about the value of an object, we can certainly talk about the who, what, when, where, and how of your mystery items!  Please limit 12 artifacts per person.   Museum Admission: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors; $5 Children (3-12 yrs);  IAIS Members Free.