Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes at Backstage Live! in The Nancy Marine Studio Theatre - Torrington

05/05/2011

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Thursday, 8 p.m. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Backstage Live! with legendary Jersey Shore musical group.   Tickets: $50.  Visit the website for more information.

Litchfield History Museum's History Bites Series Features: Scoundrel or Saint: Dr. Josiah Beckwith

05/05/2011

East Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Noon at the Litchfield History  Museum the History Bites series continues with Scoundrel or Saint: Dr. Josiah Beckwith and the Medical Exemption Controversy.  As part of the popular lunchtime lecture series, Curator Julie Leone will present a lecture on Dr. Josiah Beckwith and his appointment to provide medical examinations to new soldiers.  Ms. Leone will discuss his controversial actions and whether or not he was a patriot or a war profiteer.  Fee:  Suggested donation of $2.  Call to register.

History Bites Lecture at Litchfield History Museum

05/05/2011

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860- 567-4501.

Noon. $2 suggested donation.  As part of the popular lunchtime lecture series, Curator Julie Leone will present a lecture on Dr. Josiah Beckwith and his appointment to provide medical examinations to new soldiers. Ms. Leone will discuss his controversial actions and whether or not he was a patriot or a war profiteer. Her lecture is entitled, "Scoundrel or Saint: Dr. Josiah Beckwith and the Medical Exemption Controversy."

Riders On The Storm with Bold as Love: Tribute to Jim Hendrix at The Warner Theatre - Torrington

05/06/2011

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Friday, 8 p.m. All Music Direct Presents: Riders on the Storm. One of the premier tribute shows round. Riders on the Storm provides fans with an electrifying look back on the legacy of The Doors - one of the bands that helped define the Sixties. $29.50. For more information visit the website.

Annual Wine and Beer Tasting Festival - A Taste of Sping at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford

05/06/2011 to 05/07/2011

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Friday, May 6, 6 to 8:30 p.m. A showcase of international wines and beers for your tasting and purchase pleasure. Hors d'oeuvres and music. $10 Brown Bag Wine Grab Bag. On Saturday, May 7 Join us at Hunt Hill Farm for a second day of events sure to enhance your enjoyment and knowledge of wines. Schedule to be announced.  Call or visit the website for more information.

A Style Seminar with Clinton Kelly, at The Litchfield Intermediate School Auditorium

05/06/2011

35 Plum Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

On Friday, at 7 p.m. The Litchfield Education Foundation is a hosting the benefit "A Style Seiminar" with "What Not to Wear" host Clinton Kelly.  There will also be a "Meet and Greet" after the show. Meet Clinton and receive a personalized autographed copy of this new book, "Oh, No She Didn't". Style Seminar is $50. Style Seminar plus Meet and Greet is $150. Tickes available: The Common Ground Coffee House, Rte. 202, Litchfield 9 a.m  - noon on March 12th, 13th, 26th, and 27th.

Spring Art Exhibit at Fine Line Art Gallery

05/06/2011 to 05/08/2011

319 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0110.



The Fine Line Art Gallery is pleased to present its annual spring show in Woodbury May 6th, 7th, and 8th. Over the years, this event has drawn crowds from the tri-state area, eager to see the newest creations by award-winning local and regional artists. Included in the show will be oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel paintings, as well as prints, photography, pottery, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. Admission is free.

 

Spring Clean Up - Merwinsville Hotel & Museum- Gaylordsville

05/07/2011

1 Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, CT 06755. Phone: 860-350-4443.

On Saturday, Spring Clean Up 10 - 2 p.m.  Every year during this time, we get the Hotel all spruced up for our visitors. Dusting, cleaning, gardening, repairing.... All the things you have to do at your own home too. Please join us for a Feel-Good day where you can give-back just a little and help us look our best. Visit the website for more information.

The Weekend Derby Day Party at Litchfield Saltwater Grille - Litchfield

05/07/2011

26 Commons Dr. Route 202 , Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860.567.4900.

Derby Day Party at The Litchfield Saltwater Grille on Saturday, May 7th starting at 5pm. Your chance to wear your Derby Hat, get your fix of Southern Style Food, and enjoy a refreshing Mint Julep while watching the race on TV at The Saltwater Grille. (arrive early for prime seating or call to reserve a table in the bar). Visit the website for menu and further informaton.

Haight - Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing featuring New England - Litchfield

05/07/2011

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Saturday: Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing featuring New England. 1pm or 3pm sessions. $30/person. This is a fun and educational class on pairing. Taste 11 HB wines paired with exquisite cheeses and chocolates. Reservations required.