Ridgefield Playhouse Glenn Miller Orchestra

07/22/2017

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

8 pm. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the Playhouse! With its unique jazz sound, the 18-member Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered one of the greatest bands of all time.

Music Mountain Ben Allison & The Easy Way

07/22/2017

225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

6:30 pm. Bassist/composer Ben Allison, one of a few bandleaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound, teams up with New York City's Steve Cardenas, guitar, and Ted Nash, saxophone/clarinet, for an exciting program drawing from jazz tradition and influences as diverse as rock, folk, 20th century classical and world music. *Pre-Concert Dinner

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Preserving The Bounty Series #3-Intro to Infusions: Oils, Vinegar, and Shrubs

07/22/2017

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

11 am - 2 pm.  with Pam Lillis Learn to make your own herb infused oils for dipping and recipes. Create flavored vinegar's that are not only delicious but beautiful to look at, and explore fruit shrubs in creative combinations for cocktails and mocktails! Description: Introduction to Small- Batch Hot Water Bath Canning.

Brown Bag Book Club

07/22/2017 to 07/22/2017

38 Curtis Road, PO Box 1260, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

The True Story of Pocahontas: The Other Side of History by Angela L. Daniel "Silver Star" & Dr. Linwood "Little Bear" Custalow
Everyone has heard of Pocahontas, but do we know the real story? This book, written by the Mattaponi, Pocahontas's tribe, clarifies her life like nothing else could. Learn the story from the Powhatan perspective as passed down through oral tradition from generation to generation within the Mattaponi tribe. Please note this book is not intended for young readers.
Included in the price of admission: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $6 Children (2-12 yrs.); IAIS members free.

32th Annual Postcard Show

07/23/2017

98 Summer St., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6309.

1 pm to 4 pm. Five or six local or regional postcard dealers/collectors will be present to sell, buy or trade postcards as well as other Bristol memorabilia. The Bristol Historical Society will have a table set up to sell excess Bristol memorabilia to assist the organization. Bring your postcards, other paper collectibles for appraisal. There will be a nominal fee associated with this service. A video presentation of over 300 vintage postcards of Bristol and Forestville will run throughout the afternoon. Come and take a walk back in the history with an enjoyable afternoon of reminiscing and conversation. Light refreshments will be available in the air- conditioned facility at BHS. Although admission is free, donations are gladly accepted to assist BHS in its mission.

Ives Concert Park Westside Reggae Festival

07/23/2017

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT

1-9 pm. Beres Hammond returns to headline the 2017 Westside Reggae Festival on Sunday, July 23! There isn't an aspect of romantic relationships that Beres Hammond hasn't transformed into a classic (reggae) song; whether written from the perspective of a keen observer or willing and sometimes unwilling protagonist, each is delivered with Beres' signature smoky, soulful grit. Joining Beres is Third World. Since 1973, the venerable group of "reggae ambassadors" has spread messages of peace and love through hits such as "Now That We Found Love", "Try Jah Love," and "96 Degrees in the Shade" and has received 10 Grammy nominations and the United Nations Peace Medal for those efforts.

Music Mountain Ariel Quartet

07/23/2017

225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

3 pm. Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano Mozart: String Quartet in G Major, K.387 (1782) (17) Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 96 'American' (1893) (21) Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 44 (1842) (37)

Music Mountain Concert Ariel Quartet

07/23/2017

Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano- Mozart: String Quartet in G Major, K.387, Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 96 "American"
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Opus 44

Southbury Concert Series

07/24/2017

561 Main St. South, Southbury, CT Phone: (203) 262-0633.

6:30-8:30 pm. Eran Troy Danner Concert at the Memorial Green Eran Troy Danner is a singer, guitarist and leader of one of Connecticut's busiest bands. He has drawn rave reviews from fans and has built a loyal following throughout New England. Performing blues, swing and originals off his recently released CD, Eran immediately takes charge of the evening with his magnetic stage presence and excludes blazing passion on his guitar. Any venue big or small, Eran Troy Danner and his band are a perfect fit. RAIN OR SHINE: In case of rain the concert will be held inside the Senior Center/Parks and Recreation Building.

Litchfield Historical Society Summer Adventure: A Civil War Experience

07/24/2017 to 07/28/2017

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

9 am - noon. For ages 8-14. Embark on a journey back in time with the Litchfield Historical Society's summer adventures for history-lovers! During the week-long Civil War Experience, participants will assume the identities of soldiers who fought with the 2nd CT Heavy Artillery during the Civil War and learn about life during wartime while playing games and making crafts.