Naugatuck Historical Society Hosts Lecture by Eric Lehman: The History of Conecticut Wine


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

On February 8, 2012 at 7PM Eric Lehman, local author, will share his book: The History of Connecticut Wine.  Also joining will be Mt. View Wines and Liquors who will be bringing with them a represetative from one of Connecticut's own, Degrazia Vineyards.  Tickets for the event are available at the Naugauck Historical Society Museum.  Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  Check the website fur further information.

Emerging Christian Community at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

02/08/2012 to 02/08/2012

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

An evening of conversation and reflection on themes of spirituality based on the works of Franciscan Father Richard Rohr. Facilitator: Peggy Richard. Donation: $5. For more information and to register, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit


McLaughlin Vineyards Holds Wine Education Class -- Sandy Hook


14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Phone: 203-426-1533.

On Sunday, February 10th, 4pm--Wonderful Wine & Chocolates! Wine Class at McLaughlin Vineyards.   Is there anything more delicious (or healthy?) than pairing wines with chocolate? In this class we will taste a broad spectum of wines from sparkling to dessert with the most delectable, locally made chocolates. Come solo or with a's bound to be a fabulously fun afternoon. $55 per person. Reservations are necessary and due to space limitation, this class does sell out, so please reserve early.

American Clock and Watch Museum Hosts Italian Singer, Salvatore Basile--Bristol


100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

Italian Singer, Salvatore Basile, will perform a repertoire of Italian love songs at a Valentine's concert to be held at the American Clock & Watch Museum, 100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT on Friday, February 10th at 7pm. This event is limited to 50 attendees. Price for each ticket is $15 or 2 for $25. Tickets are available at the museum or at the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce located on Main Street. For more information, contact the museum 860-583-6070 or consult the website


02/10/2012 to 02/11/2012

2 North Street, Goshen, CT Phone: 860.491.9988.

A Valentine Cabaret. Both performances are at 8:00 pm and feature intimate cabaret seating. Early reservations are strongly encouraged! All tickets for this event are $20.

Italian Concert American Clock and Watch Museum


100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6070.

ACWM is honoring the men and women of Italian heritage who contributed many hours to the clock and watch industry over the years with a special St. Valentine's Day concert featuring Salvatore Basile on Friday, February 10th at 7:00pm at the museum.
Basile charms his audiences with heartfelt songs, sung in Italian and that are inspired by the old songs his father used to sing to his mother after emigrating to the Hartford area in the early 1950s. Popular with both Italian-speakers and others, each song is discussed in English prior to being sung.Tickets are just $15 each or $25 per couple and can be purchased at the American Clock and Watch Museum or the Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce. Seating is limited to 50 people so get your tickets now!

Barkhamsted Historical Society Hosts Peg Giles --Stories of Frank DeMars


100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-2456.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society will present the first of our Program Series on Feb.10,2012 at 7:00PM at the Barkhamsted Senior Center 109 West River Rd.Pleasant Valley CT. Peg Giles will relate the fascinating story of her grandfather,Frank DeMars andhis extensive collection of photos taken about 100 years ago showing scenes of area towns.Mr.DeMars took these photos and also purchased photo collections from other photographers.Peg will talk about this and how she has brought the photos to  light.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served.Questions call:Noreen Watson 860 738-1152.

Palace Theater Presents Shrek The Musical--Waterbury

02/10/2012 to 02/11/2012

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

The Palace Theater presents Shrek The Musical on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 8PM and Saturday, February 11, at 2PM and 8PM.   Based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, SHREK THE MUSICAL brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to new life. Check the website for further information.

WINE & CHOCOLATE! Wine Education Classes at McLaughlin Vineyards


14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT Phone: (866)599-9463.

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Chocolate is wonderful alone but it can become a true culinary experience when savored with different foods and beverages. The range of flavors that complement chocolate is amazing. Some combinations are classic - coffee, almonds, caramel and WINE! It's fund to experiment with taste profiles and figure out what combinations you like best. In this class we will sample a variety of wines with different chocolates to find some new favorite combinations. This class sells out. Seating is limited. Reserve your space soon! $60pp. Reservations required.

Goshen Players Presents Fool For Love--Goshen

02/10/2012 to 02/11/2012

Route 63 & Rte. 4, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9988.

On February 10 and February 11, 2012  at the Goshen Theater the Goshen Players presents Fool For Love.  Candlelit tables, caberet seating and talented performers mean that tickets will go fast, so be sure to reserve yours early.  Call for reservations.