White Silo Winery 10th Annual Asparagus Festival

05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

32 Rte. 37 E., Sherman, CT Phone: 860-355-0271.

Free Admission. Food, Wine, Tours, Sat/Sun 12-5pm. Live Music.

Karen Rossi Studios - Paper Mosaic Flag

05/20/2017

27 East Main St, Torrington, CT

Make a large American flag using various cut paper. Learn about how to create value using paper cut outs. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project (work together or make your own) Walk-in's welcome, reservations suggested Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center "Transfourming Sorrow"

05/20/2017 to 05/20/2017

229 East Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

- A Multi-sensory Installation in the Wisdom House Chapel by Kardash Onnig Open to the public from 3:00pm-7:00 pm

Norfolk Library Under Milk Wood, Performance by the Sandisfield Players

05/21/2017

9 Greenwoods Rd. East, Norfolk, CT Phone: 860-542-5075.

4-5 pm. The Sandisfield Players under the direction of Ben Luxon will perform Under Milk Wood, a radio play by Dylan Thomas. One of the Welsh poet's greatest achievements, Under Milk Wood was written for narration on BBC radio and encompasses a day in the life of the small fictitious Welsh fishing village of Llareggub full of eccentric characters. It is a work of dazzling poetry and sly and bawdy humor. Shining through it all is the love Dylan Thomas had for the provincial characters he created.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Day with Artist Tony Matelli

05/21/2017

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-4519.

1-4 pm. Participate in the celebration of Tony Matelli's Hera, a new work commissioned by The Aldrich as part of its Main Street Sculpture series. Matelli will be on site to talk about his larger-than-life-size outdoor figurative sculpture. The entire Aldrich campus will be buzzing! Sing and dance to live acoustic classics by local favorite The Blue Yodels; don't miss the pickling workshop led by Jane Costello of Westport-based Jane's Good Food; and get creative with Matelli-inspired hands-on art projects for the entire family. Light fare and libations will be served.

Ridgefield Playhouse Ben Vereen

05/21/2017

80 E Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5795.

8 pm. In this special evening you will take a whirlwind trip through Vereen's career and favorite songs - including numbers from Pippin and Jesus Christ Superstar, interspersed with loving and sometimes hilarious anecdotes about some of the Broadway greats he has worked with.

Kent HIstorical Society- FOODS OF OUR FOUNDERS

05/21/2017

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

In what promises to be a lively afternoon, self-proclaimed foodie Lola Chen will examine colonial cooking from the ground to the kitchen in mid-18th century Kent. She'll examine what food was available in Kent in the founders' era, what foods might have been borrowed from the Native Americans, and how everything would have been prepared. Salted cod, anyone? "Foods of Our Founders" will be presented by the Kent Historical Society as part of its Sunday Series lectures in the Kent Town Hall Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Mattatuck Museum - CAA & Wolcott High School Accordion Concert

05/21/2017

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

3-5 pm.  The Connecticut Accordion Association (CAA) presents a concert of 25 accordionists joined by Wolcott High School students performing an eclectic blend of movie classics, jazz, classical and popular music. This program is supported by a grant from the Arts and Culture Collaborative, Waterbury Region, in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Mattatuck Museum - Opening Reception: Heartbreak In Peanuts

05/21/2017

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

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Love is everywhere in Peanuts—Charlie Brown loves the Little Red-Haired Girl, Lucy adores Schroeder, Sally pursues Linus—but sadly these sentiments are rarely returned. Experience the joys and sorrows of unrequited love Peanuts-style in the traveling exhibition, Heartbreak in Peanuts. Join the Peanuts characters as they continually return to their hopeless quests for love, undaunted by defeat. The exhibition presents 50 high quality digital reproductions of original Peanuts comic strips which focus on narratives of lost love. Heartbreak in Peanuts is organized and toured by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, California.

Ansonia Nature Center CARTOONING THE NATURAL WORLD

05/21/2017

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

10 am Ranger Amie Ziner, our artist in residence, will teach four classes in cartooning nature! We will use on site materials, stuffed specimens, and live animal observation to complete four cartoons with a plant and animal in each one. Improve your drawing accuracy and realism for fun, for story illustration, and for expressing yourself using pictures—a picture is worth a thousand words! For ages 10 to adult. Limited space. FEE: $5 per class.