Trisha Yearwood Comes to the Warner Theatre

03/07/2008 to 03/07/2008

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

Country superstar, Trisha Yearwood comes to the Warner Theatre on Friday, March 7th at 8pm. Tickets for the concert will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, November 10th at 10am and can be purchased by either visiting the Warner Theatre Box office, calling or buying online at www.warnertheatre.org. Tickets for the concert are $100 for Gold circle seating, $54.50 and $44.50. Prices do not include the $1.50 preservation fee per ticket which goes to preserve the historic art deco theatre.

2nd Annual Maple Festival

03/08/2008 to 03/08/2008

339 South Road, Rte. 179, Hartland, 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038.

Saturday from 10 - 4.Featuring maple syrup and sugar making demonstrations, narrated slide show, video, storytime for kids, sugarhouse tours, recipe class, food, free coffee and syrup samples. Learn how maple syrup and sugar is made at our farm. Various maple products will be for sale. A fun and educational day out for you and your family! A schedule of events for the day will be posted prior to event, please check back here soon. Last year's Maple Fest was a lot of fun and we hope for a great turnout again this year! Free admission.

Think Green - Children Ages 7+ learn about the Irish in Naugatuck and celebrate St. Patrick's Day

03/08/2008 to 03/08/2008

195 Water St., Naugatuck, 06770. Phone: 203.729.9039.

Saturdays at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum children's program continues. Children learn about the Irish in Naugatuck and celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Saturday, 11a.m.-12p.m. Registration Required by 4p.m. Friday, Feb. 8th. Free of charge. Refreshments will be served. For more information about these or any other Naugatuck Historical Society Events or the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum please call or email

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Newman, guest conductor and soloist.

03/08/2008 to 03/08/2008

Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 Est Ridge Rd., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-3889.

On Saturday, 8 p.m.Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Newman, guest conductor and soloist. Orchestra and Organ: Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, "Fingal's Cave; Handel Organ Concerto, Op. 4 No. 1 in G minor; Handel Royal Fireworks Music; Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major. Special Pre-concert organ recital of Bach music by Maestro Newman from 7 PM to 7:30 PM. Tickets $25-$50.

La Traviata

03/08/2008 to 03/08/2008

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

Set in 19th Century Paris, G. Verdi?s classic opera tells the story of a young man who falls in love with a wealthy French prostitute ultimately ending with tragc consequences. The Chicago Star calls this production, ?Stunning! Nothing short of a triumph!? and the Boston Phoenix says, ?Opera exists to melt our hearts and Teatro Lirico D?Europa does just that!? The Boston Globe remarks, ?Energy, spirit and heart. No wonder audiences love this company!? and the Daily Journal calls it, ?a lush spectacle of 19th century drama that dazzles the ear and eye!? Now?s your chance to see why the Warner?s ever-growing opera audiences keep coming back for more.

Performance schedule: Saturday, March 8 | 8pm

Ticket Prices: $59.50, $49.50, $39.50, $29.50, $19.50

Organizing for Health and Happiness--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

03/08/2008 to 03/08/2008

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

Learn how to get your home in order while improving your overall health. We will discuss how health and organizing are related. Enter spring with an overall feeling of clarity and renewed health and happiness. Presenter: Susan Lovallo,CPA, founder of Clutter Solutions. Saturday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Donation: $35 (includes lunch)

Benefit Concert for Americares - Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

03/09/2008 to 03/09/2008

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, Phone: 203-438-3889.

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra and Organ, benefit concert for AmeriCares Free Clinics. Anthony Newman, guest conductor and soloist. Orchestra and Organ: Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, "Fingal's Cave; Handel Organ Concerto, Op. 4 No. 1 in G minor; Handel Royal Fireworks Music; Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major. Sunday, Mar. 9, 5 p.m. General admission tickets $35. Pre-concert presentation and tea with Maestro Newman, 3:30p.m., $50 (includes reserved seating for concert). First Presbyterian Church, 178 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan. www.americaresfreeclinics.org or 203-658-9521.

Jungle Jack Hanna

03/09/2008 to 03/09/2008

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

Animal expert Jack Hanna, host of Jack Hanna?s Animal Adventures and frequent guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, Good Morning America and Larry King Live, returns to the Warner with some of his favorite exotic animal friends and shares stories and footage from his adventures around the world.

Performance Schedule: Sunday, March 9 | 3pm -Pre-show autograph session from 2pm-2:45pm

Ticket Prices: $29.50, $27.50, $22.50

Connecticut Master Chorale Winter Concert

03/09/2008 to 03/09/2008

46 Church Hill Rd., Newtown, 06470. Phone: 203-743-0473.

Tina Johns Heidrich, Conductor. "Winchester Te Deum" - John Rutter; "St. Cecilia Mass" - Charles Gounod; "Ben Hur Choral Suite" - Miklos Rozsa; Accompanied by the Connecticut Master Chorale Orchestra.

Sweet Maria's Cooking Class-Candy Making Class with Kellie

03/12/2008 to 03/12/2008

159 Manor Avenue, Waterbury, 06705. Phone: 203-755-3804.

Join Sweet Maria's own Kellie Slavinski for a fun-filled evening of candy making. You'll learn from the pro how to make an array of sweets including Chocolate Lollipops, Truffles, Homemade Marshmallows and Fruit Gelees. Just in time for your Easter Baskets! This demonstration class does allow for hands-on opportunities. Class includes recipes and candy for take-home. Class limited to 12 Wednesday March 12th 6:30 pm $ 65.00