Minor Memorial Library Hosts Heart & Soul Concert

08/24/2014

23 South Street, Roxbury, CT 06783. Phone: 860-350-2181.

"Heart & Soul," a group of six talented musicians, will perform at the Frasier W. McCann Concert at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, Roxbury on Sunday, August 24, at 2:00 pm.  This year's concert celebrates the library's 20th anniversary in its current building, as well as the 10th anniversary of the Contemplation Garden and the recent installation of the Commemorative Walkway.  Both First Selectman Barbara Henry and Chairman of the Library Board of Trustees Timothy F. Beard will speak.  The concert and following reception are free and open to the public. "Heart & Soul" plays a variety of popular music from the 1930s to the present, including songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Adele, Pharrell Williams and James Taylor, and others, as well as their own original music.  Group members Chris Coogan, Tony Cruz, Journi Gallwey, Alan Southworth, Fannie Faith Southworth, and Jeff Southworth provide a cross-generational mix of talent and experience that is sure to appeal to all ages.  "We're excited about celebrating 20 years of service to our community in the award-winning Minor Memorial Library building.  We invite our neighbors to enjoy the concert, the beautiful Contemplation Garden and to admire the lovely Commemorative Walkway that graces our property, "said Valerie Annis, Library Director. The concert is the 21st in a series of annual concerts presented in memory of Roxbury's Frasier W. McCann, a generous benefactor of the library who was an avid lover of music. The library is handicapped-accessible.  

Mclaughlin Vineyards Liz and the Crickstones

08/24/2014

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

1-4pm. Music & Wine Tasting $15pp/$18@door Reservations CALL 203-426-1533.

Alex Beyer in Concert

08/24/2014

78 Green Hill Rd, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-2525.

5 p.m. Alex's recent début with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony was deemed "one of the most spectacular débuts with the symphony" by the Connecticut Post. First prize awards came in the Renee Fischer Competition and MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) State and Regional Competitions. He was a 2011 MTNA finalist in the Senior Piano Division and a finalist in the 2010 Milwaukee PianoArts competition. After becoming a finalist in the 2012 Young Artists program, he was selected as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Call church office for tickets or on line. http://stjohnswashington.org/index.php?id=52

Mattatuck Museum - Sunset Garden Pary with Lakeside Jazz

08/24/2014

317 Tranquillity Road, Middlebury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x123.

On Sunday, 5 p.m. to sunset. Join us for a beautiful, tented garden party overlooking Lake Quassapaug in Middlebury, CT on the historic Whittemore Estate. The party will take place on the property of Jean & Scott Peterson. 317 Tranquillity Road, Middlebury, CT. Tickets $100. RSVP to Roxane Sanders at (203) 753-0381 x123 or REGISTER ONLINE.

Palace Theater Presents Terry Fator--Waterbury

08/25/2014

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

Terry Fator--08/25/14 at 7:00 PM. Las Vegas headliner and ventriloquist Terry Fator has captured the hearts and funny bones of America. The "America's Got Talent" winner is capable of doing over 100 vocal impressions and entertains audiences with a unique comedy act featuring 16 different puppets, including Winston, the impersonating turtle; Emma Taylor, the little girl with the big voice; and lounge singer Monty Carlo. Fator's impressive singing vocals, comedic banter, and amazing impressions of superstars like Garth Brooks, Dean Martin, Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, and more, make his show a one-of-a-kind experience that is not to be missed! Check the website for further information.

WSCU - ENTERING THE GATES 2014

08/25/2014

181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: (203) 837-8290 .

We are inviting participating alumni to a reception at 12 p.m. in Alumni Hall, located on the Midtown campus. The Entering the Gates procession will begin at 1:30 p.m. where alumni will welcome the incoming class as they proceed through the Western gates, symbolically representing their entrance to the university. RSVP: Alumni Office at (203) 837-8290 or e-mail alumni@wcsu.edu.

Litchfield Historical Society - Drop-in Crafts and Games - Pinch Pots

08/26/2014

Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Tuesday, Pinch Pots. On this day, we'll be making pinch pots to take home and playing games enjoyed by American Indian children.  Between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm for some hands-on summer crafts and games! Each day will be a new craft and games for children and adults of all ages! They will be held outside of the Litchfield History Museum, or if raining, inside the Museum. Suggested $2 donation.

Hitchcock Chair Company Labor Day Weekend Sale

08/28/2014 to 09/01/2014

13 Riverton Rd., Riverton, CT Phone: 860-738-9958.

Our store is full of items that are ready to go from our place to yours immediately. All in stock items - floor samples, seconds, last-of-its-kind items - are marked down 20% - 50%. Come sit in the chairs, look at the tables, open the drawers, and find the piece or pieces that are perfect for your home. f you don't find exactly what you're looking for in the store, we would love to make something just for you. Choose your items, choose your colors, and get a discount! The more you buy, the more you save:
Orders up to $500.00 - save 10% Orders from $500 - $2000 - save 15% Orders over $2000 - save 20%. Open: riday, Saturday, Monday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Woodbury's Fireman Carnival

08/28/2014 to 08/30/2014

Hollow Park, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3113.

Noon to 10 p.m. The Fireman's Carnival is here!  The weekend of Labor Day, the Town of Woodbury celebrates our volunteer firefighters with a spectacular firework display that allows people of all ages to come together as a community and enjoy our beautiful town!  This year, as always we are going to be hosting the carnival at the Hollow Park, where we will be setting off fireworks at nightfall.

Litchfield Historical Society Hosts HISTORYtime

08/28/2014

Route 63/202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

 HiSTORYtime,  Thursday, August 28--10:30 am, children aged 3 and up, along with their caregivers, In conjunction with our new World War I exhibit, we will read the story Clara and Davie, which tells the true story of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross. In this lovely story by Patricia Polacco, we learn about the spirited young Clara and her talent for healing creatures. Through her perseverance and the support of her big brother Davie, Clara is able to overcome her shyness and her speech impediment to become a great woman. We will read the story aloud and then play a game or do a craft relating to this sweet tale. This program is a suggested $2 donation. It is for children aged 3 and up. It will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Litchfield History Museum. No registration is required.