Palace Theater Tours Offer Patron Backstage Pass--Waterbury

06/03/2016 to 06/11/2016

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

PALACE THEATER TOURS OFFER PATRONS BACKSTAGE PASS--Guided Tours Scheduled for June 3 and 11. Embark on a journey through 94 years of theater magic during the Waterbury Palace Theater's upcoming monthly tour scheduled for Friday, June 3, from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m. Admission is $5.00 per person and can be purchased online at, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. in Waterbury. Groups larger than ten people are asked to contact the Box Office to book their reservations in advance. The Palace is also offering a free tour on Saturday, June 11, from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m., as part of Connecticut Open House Day, a one-day statewide event designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art, and tourism. The tour is limited to the first 80 registrants, who can sign up in advance by calling the Box Office.
During each tour, attendees are led on an educational exploration through nine decades of breathtaking architecture, technical ingenuity and backstage mystique related to the Palace's rich history. In addition to exploring the theater, Poli Club and grand lobby spaces, patrons also have the opportunity to visit the green room and star dressing rooms, walk across the stage and view the venue's hidden backstage murals featuring artwork painted and signed by past performers and Broadway touring companies. Guests are also invited to browse a rarely seen collection of the theater's pre-restoration photos, in addition to viewing elements from the Palace's Tenth Anniversary History Exhibit, which include a visual timeline of historic milestones dating back to 1922, as well as original theater seats from the 1920s.

Mattatuck Museum -Summer Fling - Havana Nights


144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

6:30 - 11 pm. Join us for an evening of casual Cuban-inspired summer fun including dinner and dancing in the galleries, signature cocktails, wine raffle and auction. Kick-Off Sponsor: MacDermid Performance Solutions. Early Bird Tickets (before April 4th) $ 100.00. Patron Tickets $ 175.00.

Envy and Love: An Exploration in Literature and Song. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/03/2016 to 06/03/2016

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Artists down the ages have praised and bemoaned the presence of envy and love in their lives. Join actor Jack Gilpin, poet Davyne Verstandig, and vocalist Helen Falcone with accompanist Jeanne Hinkson for an evening sharing the music and literature of envy and love. Reception will follow.

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 Fee: $20 (per person)

Walk CityCenter Danbury--June 4 and June 11th

06/04/2016 to 06/11/2016

186 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Juin and celebrate a historic downtown!  June 4th and June 11th Walk CityCenter Danbury starting at 1PM. We promise hidden treasures, hsitoric notes, tasty bites and friendly chat.  The two mile walk is hosted by Ted Kilmer.  The Walk has been designed to accommodate wheel chairs, seniors and children.  Meet at Library Plaza (Main & West) at 1PM.  RSVP: 

Cornwal Historical Society Hosts Historic Bicycle Tour of Cornwall


7 Pine St., Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-0505.

Historic Bicycle Tour of Cornwall--Saturday, June 4,  2016--10:00.m. Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street (rain date Sunday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.) The Cornwall Historical Society will present an historic bicycle tour of Cornwall's cemeteries.Lifelong cycling enthusiast Terry Burke will lead a bicycle tour passing by nine of Cornwall's ten cemeteries, and stopping at several of them along the ride. This event is free and there is no skill level requirement for this event, however please note that Cornwall is not flat! This Program is free to the public, refreshments will be served. Summer exhibits are held in our newly-converted Victorian barn, open Saturdays and Sundays. We are a great starting point for exploring the Cornwall area, with walking tours, local history publications, lectures and family programs.

Meet River Stewards of the Farmington River--AT People's State Forest--Pleasant Valley


West River Rd., Pleasant Valley, CT 06063. Phone: 860-309-1135.

Saturday June 4th, 2PM at People's State Forest. Have a fun afternoon while meeting the new Assistant River Stewards of the Farmington River for Summer 2016. Pick up Jr. River Ranger Booklets for the children, meet the new assistant Stewards, share your passion about the Farmington river and come learn how you can help protect our beautiful river (small snacks and fun will be served). Parents can also register and pick up/drop off forms for the Recreation Department's Summer camps at this event. Please RSVP with the number of participants in your family that will attend by Tuesday, May 31 to Donna Bastrzycki, Recreation Director - For more info and to check out a variety of fun new summer programs for the family please visit and look under the Recreation section.

Trail Day's in Connecticut--Ansonia Nauture and Recreation Center Host Educational Walk--Litchfield


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9AM to 12 Noon  join the Ansonia Nature Center director, Alison Rubelmann and Ranger Daniel Bosques for a morning walk and discover the flora and fauna of our typical New England woodland.  Distance: 1.5 miles.  Meet at 10 Deerfield Lane.  Pre-registration is required. 

Trail Day's in Connecticut--White Memorial Foundation Hosts Multiple Activities at the Museum--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9AM to 5PM White Memorial Conservation Center Museum will host an Open House in celebration of CT Trails Day.  Rain or shine. 

Trail Day's in Connecticut--White Memorial Foundation Hosts Geology Walk Through Five Ponds with Tom Alena--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10AM to 1PM White Memorial Foundation will host a Geology Walk through Five Ponds with Tom Alena. Distance: 2 miles.  Meet in front of A.B. Ceder Room at the White Memorial Conservation Center.  Rain or shine.  Call if questions. Registration not necessary.

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm Spanish Wine Dinner-Tapas


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

6:30-9:30pm. Chef Anne McClelland, Owner of The First Bite Catering in Litchfield County, CT, has created another fabulous dining experience for The Silo! Chef Anne draws on her culinary and wine education as well as years of experience to pair delicious Spanish wines with delicious and interesting dishes. This tapas style format will give your taste buds a diverse tour of Spanish cuisine and selected Spanish wine varietals.