Spring Concert by Second Company Governor's Foot Guard Band-Waterbury

04/06/2008 to 04/06/2008

Kennedy High School, 422 Highland Ave., Waterbury,

On Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 2PM the Second Company Governor's Foot Guard Band will present its Spring Concert at Kennedy High School, Waterbury. Free admission. Tickets limited to 4 per request. Ticket information: write to Concert Tickets, PO Box 2090, Waterbury, CT 06722. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Monday Night Free Wine Tastings

04/07/2008 to 04/07/2008

26 Commons Drive, Route 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4900. Fax: None.

Starting Monday April 7th The Litchfield Saltwater Grille will offer a complimentary wine tasting the first Monday of every month at 5 PM. Each tasting will include buttlered hors D'ouvres paired with the featured wines. Each week a different guest speaker will be featured. Monday April 7th Martini Warner from Connecticut Distributors, Monday May 5th George Courgaud from Slocum and Sons, and Monday June 2nd Pam Macrini from J. Lohr Winery. The event will take place all year. No reservations necessary.

Monday Night Lobster Night at The Litchfield Saltwater Grille

04/07/2008 to 04/07/2008

26 Litchfield Commons, Route 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4900. Fax: none.

The Litchfield Saltwater Grille Presents, Back By popular Demand, Monday Night Lobster Night All Summer Long Starting Monday April 7th The Best Outdoor Dining In Litchfield Included For Only $25.00 Choice of Buttermilk Clam Chowder or Saltwater Endless Salad Bowl 1 1/2 Pound Steamed Maine Lobster Sweet Corn on The Cob Baked Baby Potatoes, Chive Sour Cream Coleslaw Drawn Butter Lemon Choice of Coffee or Tea

Sweet Maria's Cookie - Fun with Fondant and Gumpaste

04/09/2008 to 04/09/2008

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

Try covering cakes and cookies with this versatile frosting. After a short demonstration, you'll be able to cover a cake and decorate with fondant frosting. Learn how from the professional staff at Sweet Maria?s. The cake and recipes are yours for take home. Coffee and dessert will be served. Class limited to 10 Wednesday, April 9th, 6:30 pm $75.00

Celebrating Poetry Month: Elizabeth Thomas and Carol Potter at UConn

04/09/2008 to 04/09/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Poets Elizabeth Thomas and Carol Potter will be reading selections of their work and dicussing the creative process at UConn Torrington as part of the LCWP spring series and to celebrate Poetry Month. Elizabeth Thomas designs and teaches writing programs and workshops for schools and organizations throughout the U.S. These programs promote literacy and the power of the written and spoken word for all ages. Thomas is the founder of UpWords Poetry, an organization dedicated to creative arts programming, particularly for young writers. Carol Potter has received numerous writing awards and contributed to many poetry anthologies. 6:30pm - 9:00pm. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby - Palace Theater

04/10/2008 to 04/10/2008

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

Thursday, April 10 - 7:30pm Virginia cool meets Kentucky thunder as pianist Bruce Hornsby and multi-instrumental virtuoso Ricky Skaggs draw from their deep roots in mountain music for a surprising and unforgettable concert. Reminiscent of a cool evening at a twilight bluegrass festival, these two great icons bring masterful renditions of new music and greatest hits like "The Way It Is," "Mandolin Rain," and the new hit, "The Dreaded Spoon." Tickets: $65/ $56/ $48/ $38

Re-Creation Final Dinner Aboard the RMS Titanic--Ethan Allen Hotel

04/11/2008 to 04/12/2008

21 Lake Avenue, Ext., Danbury, 06811. Phone: 203-744-1776.

Hosted by the Ethan Allen Hotel you are cordially invited to attend a Re-Creation of the Final Dinner Aboard the R.M.S. Titanic on Friday, April 11, 2007 at 6:30 PM. Music, Eleven Course Menu, Wine and Dancing. Reservations required: 203-744-1776 by April 1, 2008. $85 per person. Special room rates will be available for overnight guests. Black Tie Optional.

Jefferson Starship

04/11/2008 to 04/11/2008

Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

A night of classic rock'nroll. 8 p.m. Tickets $67.50.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Lecture Series

04/11/2008 to 04/11/2008

109 West River Rd., Barkhamsted, 06063. Phone: 860 738-1152.

BHS Lecture Series continues at 7:00P.M. at the Barkhamsted Senior Center. Cynthia Griggs will speak on the culture of Native Americans living along the Farmington River. Her talk is titled "People of Wattunkshausep, Native American People of the Farmington River Valley. Admission is free, refreshments will be served.Questions call: Noreen Watson 860 738-1152

Bobby Vinton

04/11/2008 to 04/11/2008

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

Bobby Vinton has sold more than 75 million albums with classic songs like Blue Velvet, Roses Are Red and Mr. Lonely. Billboard Magazine calls him ?the all-time most successful love singer of the ?rock era.? Vinton, joined by an orchestra, sings all his most beloved hits in a dazzling concert event!

Performance Schedule: Friday April 11 | 8pm

Ticket Prices: $49.50, $39.50, $29.50