Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Amernet String Quartet--Falls Village

08/06/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 6:30PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with the Amernet String Quartet
Yehuda Hanani, Cello, All Schubert Program; String Quartet in G Major, Opus 161, D.887 ((1826) *(9);
Schubert: Cello Quintet in C Major, Opus 163, D.956 (1828) *(24); Post Concert Discussion:The String Quartets of Schubert.  Tickets are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations or check the website for further information.

Poetry of Painting Walk at Weir Farm National Historic Site

08/07/2011

Ridgefield, CT 06897. Phone: 203-834-1896 Ext. 12.

On Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 1PM to 2PM enjoy a leisurely stroll around the landscape of Weir Farm National Historic Site as you listen to poetry inspired by the paintings of Julian Alden Weir.  The poetry composed by local scholar and volunteer Bonnie Tremante, captures thw mystical and ilusionary qualities of the landscape that caued Weir to refer to his Branchville farm as The Land of Nod.  To register or for more infiormation call the Farm.

Basics of Sausage Making with Butcher Steve Ford at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford

08/07/2011

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

On Sunday, 12 to 3 p.m. Students will make Italian sausage from scatch along with a grilled Eggplant Rllantini, Baked Sausage Scotties, Classic Sausage and Peppers and more! (Full Participation) $65. Aes 12 to 17. Visit the website for more information.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Colorado String Quartet--Falls Village

08/07/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 3PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with the  Colorado String Quartet.
Melvin Chen, Piano; Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 77 # 2 *(4);Mendelssohn: String Quartet F Minor, Opus 80. (1847) *(3); and Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, Opus 81 (1887) *(41. Tickets are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is Free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations or check the website for further information. 

Annual August "Movies Under the Star" Family Friendly Movies at Merwinsville Hotel & Museum - Gaylordsville

08/11/2011

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

On Saturday, Starting at dusk. Popcorn and lemonade provided.  Admission is free. Visit the website for more information.

Afrikan Drumming - Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury

08/11/2011

Ives St., On the Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Thursday, Afrikan Drumming. Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m., main acts take the stage at 8 p.m. Visit the website for more information.

Socks for Soldiers Event at Veterans Hall-VFW Post 296--Winsted

08/12/2011

114 Colebrook, Winsted, CT 06098.

On Friday, August 12, 2011 from 7PM to Midnight at the Veterans Hall at VFW Post No. 296. an Oldies night at the Post.   Admission: $5.00 Per Person/Donation and one pack of New White Cotton Tube Socks.  The donated white cotton socks will be sent to American Troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Admission includes:  Music by Buddy Ouellette and Kevin LaMere.  Cash Bar. Raffles, Prizes.

Third Annual Art Show Presented by Norfolk Artists and Friends

08/12/2011 to 08/14/2011

Battell Stockel Estate, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-5095.

Norfolk Artists and Friends is presenting their Third Annual Art Show at the Battell Stoeckel Gallery on the beautiful grounds of the Battell Stoeckel Estate in Norfolk on August 12, 13, and 14, 2011.  The show is sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and will feature more than 30 local artists who will exhibit paintings, sculpture, fine jewelry, decorative arts and photography.  The public is invited to an opening reception on August 12th from 5-7:30PM.  The show will continue through Saturday from 12 to 6PM and on Sunday from 11 to 4PM.  Check the website for further information.

Lake After Dark at Lake Compounce - Bristol

08/12/2011

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Friday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live performance by a favorite local artist Courtney Drummey, on the Croc Pot deck. After 5 p.m. Admission is $17.99.  Visit the website for more information.

Waterbury-Oxford Airport Hosts B-17 Flying Fortress Salute to Veterans Tour

08/12/2011 to 08/14/2011

300 Christian Street, Oxford, CT 06483. Phone: 800-359-6217.

On Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14, 2011 a Salue to Veterans tour, EAA's B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminm Overcast will be appearing at the Watebury-Oxford Airport in Oxford bringing a living link of aviation's and World War II's past for residents of the surrounding area to enjoy.  The Aluminum Overcast presents an opportunity for the public to experience firsthand the allure of this historic warbird that helped turn the tide of World War II.  Flight and ground tours are available to the public.  Check the website for further information.