7th Annual Wine Tasting


8 Old Barn Rd, Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3033.

5-7:30 pm. at RT Facts Gallery, for the Kent Land Trust. Tickets: $40 advance $50 Same Day. Preview Tasting and Viewing $100. 

White Memorial CT DEEP CARE Family Fresh Water Fishing Class


80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Fisheries Division sponsors this terrific free program. Families and individuals age nine and up are welcome to attend this unique event which is part of the DEEP's CARE (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) program. The class is taught by certified volunteer instructors and it's FUN!!! All fishing tackle and course materials are provided ABSOLUTELY FREE! To learn more log onto the CT DEEP's website: www.ct.gov/dep and type in "CARE". Classroom: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Fishing at Point Folly: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Pre-registration is required. Call 860-567-0857 or register online HERE! FREE...Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Railroad Museum of New England Speakers Series


158 Main St., Thomaston, CT

7 pm. Crescent Gallery, Thomaston Town Hall,Builders of the Hoosac Tunnel traces the dealings between the engineers and dreamers who from 1850 to 1875 labored to drive a five mile Tunnel through the Hoosac Mountain of Massachusetts and those who struggled mightily to prevent its construction. Free. To reserve tickets, email info@RMNE.org Tickets will be reserved in your name and can be picked up at the door before 6:30.

34th Annual Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale

04/01/2017 to 04/02/2017

750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT

The Connecticut Cactus and Succulent Society will celebrate its 34th Annual Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale on Sat., April 1st and Sunday April 2nd, 2017, at the Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, CT. This is the largest show of its kind in the East, with over one thousand visitors each year. The judged show has more than 100 categories with over 500 entries. In addition, there will be at least 14 vendors with a huge selection of C&S plants, pots, soils, and books. Admission to the show and sale is free. The sales area will be open to the public on Sat. from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and on Sunday from 10:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Free plants will be given to the first 50 families entering the show on both days. There will also be a series of free lectures (a schedule of lectures will be posted on the below website) and auctions of larger plants. Directions: Exit 18 from Interstate 84 in Waterbury, CT, and follow the signs. Details of the Show and Sale will be available at http://www.ctcactussociety.org/

Oxford Soup Supper and Book Sale


3 Academy Road, Oxford, CT

The Oxford Church of Christ Congregational will host its annual Soup Supper and book sale on Saturday, April 1, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. The event will feature a large selection of soups served with bread, dessert and beverages. The cost is $6 per person, $20 for a family of four, and $25 for a family of five or more. A variety of books will also be for sale.

White Silo Winery Opening Weekend Celebration


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

11 am - 6 pm. Free samples of some of our favorite recipes and local products.

Karen Rossi Studios - Mosaic Treasure Chest


27 East Main St, Torrington, CT

Adorn a small wooden chest with mosaics. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project (work together or make your own) Walk-in's welcome, reservations suggested Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579

Silhouettes @ Newtown Historical Society


14 West St, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 270-1857.

Back by popular demand, Deborah O'Connor, of Rhode Island, will create individual portraits cut entirely freehand from paper, using scissors as her only tool. Silhouettes were popular in the 1700 & 1800s until the development of photography caused the silhouette's decline. Deb will join us on Saturday, April 1 at the Newtown Congregational Church in Newtown from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visitors will pose for the silhouette as Deb creates lovely works of art in a matter of minutes. It is the perfect holiday gift, and a future cherished family heirloom. The first silhouette is $30, additional copies $15. Silhouettes are mounted on archival quality card stock.

Infinity Hall -POCO


20 Greenwoods Rd W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. Pioneers of Country Rock, Poco is an institution within the annuals of the American music industry. With more hits than there are flies at a rib roast, their infectious harmonies and instrumental blend are identifying signatures that you surely will instantly recognize. Bring your best sing-a-long voice and be prepared to join in!!

Ridgefield Health & Wellness Fair.


10 East Ridge Road, , Ridgefield, CT

10 am - 2 pm. East Ridge Middle School. More than 100 exhibitors will be on hand to provide screenings from carotid artery to glucose testing and skin assessments. They will also provide information on health related resources, safety awareness and emergency preparedness. The popular "Ask the Expert" booths will allow an opportunity for one-on-one conversations with doctors in various specialties, as well as other health care professionals.