Mohawk Mountain - Groundhog Day

02/02/2014

46 Great Hollow Rd, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100.

Let's hope for six more weeks or winter, and six more weeks of skiing and boarding this Groundhog Day. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday/Holiday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Super Bowl Sunday BINGO to support the New England Carousel Museum

02/02/2014

510 West Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

Bingo to support the New England Carousel Museum The bingo is scheduled as a pre-game event, ending in time to watch the Super Bowl football game. The doors at St. Stan's Church Hall will open at 1 o'clock, and the first bingo game will start at 2:15 P.M. 22 games will be played, with a total pay out of $1,225.00. Packages will be sold for $20.00 at the door. Packages include: the entry fee and the paper package and paper specials for $10.00; two specials, purple and blue, with four strips at $1 each for $8.00 a package; and four quickies at 50 cents each for $2.00 a package. Additional specials and quickies may be purchased. Come early and get your favorite seat, purchase lunch prepared by our volunteer group and enjoy free coffee. Door prizes will also be awarded.

Seymour Historical Society - Seymour's Big Fish Day

02/02/2014

59 West Street, Seymour, CT Phone: 203-881-2151.

2 p.m. State experts to discuss bypass near historic Tingue Dam on the Naugatuck River. Program free to members of the Seymour Historical Society (2013 and 2014) and $5 for non members. Snowdate Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. 

Artifact Identification Day

02/02/2014 to 02/02/2014

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

Looking for someone to provide you with information about an artifact that you found or inherited - bring it to our Artifact Identification Day! Join the conversation as Director of Research & Collections, Lucianne Lavin, Ph.D. identifies and provides interesting commentary about your local stone objects and Native American cultural items. While we can't appraise or speculate about the value of an object, we can certainly talk about the who, what, when, where, and how of your mystery items! Limit 12 artifacts per person please.

Fee: Included in regular museum admission: $8 Adults;$6 Seniors; $5 Children; IAIS Members Free

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: March Farm: Season by Season on a CT Family Farm with Authur Nancy McMillan--Litchfield

02/03/2014

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Monday, February 3, 2014 from 1:30 to 2:30PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Author Nancy McMillan will talk about her book:  March Farm:  Season by Season on a Connecticut Family Farm.  March Farm in Bethlehem is a 150 acre four-generation family farm that has weathered nearly 100 years of the vagaries while working the land. Light refreshments will follow the event.  The author will provide books for sale and signing.  Space is limited.  Registration required.  Open to the public.  Free.

Art Critic David Cohen to discuss his work at WCSU

02/03/2014 to 02/03/2014

White Hall, 181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-837-8403.

Art critic David Cohen, editor and publisher of artcritical, will discuss "Their Blood in Our Veins: Schools of London and the Old Masters" Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. in Viewing Room 2 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series.

New Morning Market Workshop: Inflammation: Nutritional Approach -- Woodbury

02/04/2014

129 Main Street North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 5:30PM to 6:60PM Alison Birks, MS, (AHG) CNS will offer a workshop:  Inflammation:  Nutritional Approach.  Learn about the causes of chronic inflammation and how eating an anti-inflammatory diet and taking the right dietary supplements can help ease pain.  Tickets: $5

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: Home Brewing Workshop with Tess & Mark Szamatulski--Litchfield

02/05/2014

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 7 to 8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Tess and Mark Szamatulski will offer a workshop on Home Brewing.  Learn how to brew and appreciate your own beer during this refreshing workshop that will cover beer ingredients such as hops, grain, water and yeast, sanitizing, fermentation, beer styles and more.  21 years of age or older welcome.  The Szamatulski's co-authored two beer recipe books.  They will also be opening a micro-brewery in Monroe next year.  Space is limited.  Registration required.

Ski Sundown - FREE NASTAR RACING with Suburban Sports

02/06/2014

126 Ratlum Rd., New Hartford, CT Phone: 860-379-7669.

Join us for FREE NASTAR racing every Thursday night.  If you've ever wanted to try racing, now is your chance!  All are welcome! You get unlimited timed runs on Gunbarrel from 6:30pm - 9:30pm with your pass or lift ticket.  Then head to our Last Chair Tavern for prizes and awards by Suburban Sports, located in Berlin.  For more information, click here.  Developed by SKI Magazine in 1968, NASTAR (NAtional STAndard Race) is the largest recreational ski and snowboard race program in the world. Their mission is simple - to provide a fun, competitive and easily accessible racing program that, through the development of a handicap system, allows racers of all ages and abilities a means to compare themselves with one another regardless of when and where they race.

Mattatuck Museum - First Thursday: Music @ The Matt

02/06/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381 Ext. 130.

First Thurday: ELITE SYNCOPATION. Thursday, February 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. .Members $10, Non-members $15 The celebrated quintet is a nationally recognized touring ensemble specializing in historically authentic performances of ragtime and early jazz.