Hopkins Vineyard- 7th Annual Connecticut Wine & Cheese Market


25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

11 am - 5 pm.  This event will feature locally made award-winning farmstead and artisan cheeses, handcrafted boutique wines and hard cider, also specialty foods from small farms and artisan food producers from Connecticut. Guests will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of cheeses, wines, liqueurs, chocolates, jams, olive oil, dips, honey, maple syrup, and more. Also local craft artisans will feature handmade scarves, glassware, jewelry, soaps, cork products and up-cycled wool items. The best in wine, food and music! Tickets available @ $25 online.

Danbury Historical Society A Sudden Chill: Ghost Ballads


43 Main St., Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200 .

A Sudden Chill: Ghost Ballads Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Great narrative songs about ghosts, witches, giants, and fierce scary things. Superb songs of the supernatural presented by master ballad singer Judy Cook.

White Silo Farm and Winery 1st Annual Red Beet Festival.

10/22/2016 to 10/23/2016

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

Sat/Sun 12-5 PM. Food, Wine, Tours, Live Music.

Warner Theatre Presents Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live!--Torrington


Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Go back in time and reminisce with your favorite bands from the 50's and 60's when Praia Entertainment brings back "Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp, Live" to the Warner's Main Theatre on Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 pm. This show has more hits and bigger hits than any before! Starring four of the biggest names of the 1960's. Jay & The Americans ("Cara Mia", "This Magic Moment", "Come a Little Bit Closer", "Walkin' in the Rain", "She Cried", "Let's Lock the Door (and Throw Away the Key)", "Only in America"), The Buckinghams' original lead singer Dennis Tufano ("Kind of a Drag", "Hey Baby! They're Playing Our Song", "Susan", "Don't You Care", "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"), The Brooklyn Bridge ("The Worst that Could Happen", "Welcome Me Love", "Blessed is the Rain") and Jay Siegel's Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight", "Portrait of My Love", "Tonight I Fell in Love"). All acts feature original members. All ticketholders will have the chance to meet the stars of the show in the lobby at the intermission and after the show.

Healing the Heart after Loss — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/22/2016 to 10/22/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

An educational, supportive and experiential workshop for those who have lost a loved one.
Participants will learn about the grief process, explore their own grief through supportive
sharing, mindfulness, and group process.

Presenter: Eileen Manela, LCSW

Fee: $50 (includes lunch); Non-Refundable deposit: $25

Gilmore Girls Fest: IAIS Style

10/22/2016 to 10/22/2016

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

The town of Washington is celebrating all that is Gilmore Girls! Enjoy coffee and scones before putting on your walking shoes and exploring the trails at IAIS — you just might find something unexpected. Test your scavenger hunt skills and discover items that’ll bring back fond memories of the show we‘re all celebrating! Find them all as fast as you can and you might just win a Gilmore Girls-themed prize! Fee: $15

New England Carousel Museum Scottish Dance Music Workshop


95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Join award winning Scottish musicians Terry Traub and Barbara Mcowen for workshops and performances and tea.

Litchfield Historical Society Lecture: Lecture: The Witches of Litchfield County


7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

3 pm . Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. While many people cast aspersions at the history of the supernatural, it is undisputed fact that our Litchfield County ancestors believed they had neighbors who were witches. In most cases, the women who were accused of witchcraft fell outside what society expected from their gender. In this talk, teacher and historian Peter Vermilyea will discuss the lives four 18th century residents of the county who were accused of witchcraft, their alleged activities, and the possible motivations behind the accusations

Keeler Tavern Heirloom Apples and Apple Lore with Peter Montgomery


132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485.

1 pm to 4 pm in the Carriage Barn. Free. This harvest season, learn something new by learning about something old!

Roxbury's One-Room Schoolhouse Open to public


Tophet and Schoolhouse Road, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-4148.

An historic one-room schoolhouse on the Widmark Preserve at the corner of Tophet and Schoolhouse Roads in Roxbury will be open to the public on Sunday, October 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Apple cider will be served at the free open house.