Imagine Nation Museum - Monthly First Friday Family Festival Climb Aboard


One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

Our monthly First Friday Family Festival Climb Aboard on Friday, August 1st from 5-8pm. Children can climb aboard the Roaming Railroads trackless train and take a ride that loops our lot. The museum parking lot will also showcase a variety of vehicles to climb aboard, such as: fire trucks, construction trucks, tractors, tow trucks, and more! In addition, children can race cars around on our indoor track, craft a truck in our art area, make monster truck art and climb over and under tunnels in our outdoor learning center. Pizza, snacks, and ice cream treats in our 1940’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain. Admission is $6.00 per person, children under one and museum members are free. For further information, please call the museum at 860-314-1400. Reduced admission sponsored by Thomaston Savings Bank. Imagine Nation Museum is a division of the Bristol Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol.


Newtown High School Presents A Rockin' Midsummer Night's Dream

08/01/2014 to 08/10/2014

12 Berkshire Rd., Newtown, CT 06470.

The first show A ROCKIN' Midsummer Night's Dream, a world premiere adaptation of one of Shakespeare's favorite plays will be performed on August 1st at 7PM, August 2nd at 2PM and 7PM , August 3rd at 2PM, August 8th at 7PM, August 9th at 2PM and 7PM and August 10th at 5PM. The venue for the production  is Newtown High School (12 Berkshire Road, Newtown, CT) and ticket prices range from $25.00 to $30.00.

The Gary-The Olivia Theater Presents Annie Get Your Gun--Bethlehem

08/01/2014 to 08/17/2014

249 Flanders Rd., Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-273-5669.

The Clay & Wattles Theater Company will present the classic 1946 musical Annie Get Your Gun at The Gary-The Olivia Theater in Bethlehem.  Show times on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30PM and Sunday Matinees at 2:30PM.  Regular admission is $25 per person, with senior and group discounts available.  Opening night gala wine and cheese reception during intermission will feature wines from Walker Road Vineyards.  Gala performance $30.  The theater is located on the property of the Abbey  Regina Laudis.  Check the website for further information.

Town Players of Newtown - Fully Committed – special black box performance - By Becky Mode

08/01/2014 to 08/09/2014

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT Phone: 203-270-9144.

Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays August 1 – 9 at 8 PM Directed By David Bass. In this special, black box performance, the audience is treated to over 40 wildly diverse characters played by a single, versatile performer. Come prepared to laugh! General Admission:  $20 Fridays and Saturdays; $15 Sunday matinees; $10 children 10 and under. Payable at the door via cash or check only.

Palace Theatre Summer Tours


100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT

11 am - 12: 15. Due to the tours' increasing popularity, reservations are now required in advance. Each tour is $5.00 per person and single tickets for individuals or groups of 10 or less can be purchased online at Larger groups are asked to contact the Box Office at 203-346-2000 to book their reservations. A special boxed lunch and tour package prepared by Riverhouse Catering is also available for groups of 15 or more and cost $17per person. Reservations for the lunch package need to be made at least three days in advance of the desired tour date.

Danbury Concerts on the Green

08/01/2014 to 08/02/2014

Ives Street , Danbury, CT Phone: 203.792.1711.

All shows begin with an opening act at 7:00pm, the main event at 8pm - Free. Suggestion Donation of $2 per person; $5 per family. 8/1- ROXY PERRY; 8/2- LIMELIGHT A TRIBUTE TO RUSH

Town Players of Newtown Presents Fully Committed

08/01/2014 to 08/09/2014

18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-270-9144.

Town Players of Newtown presents Fully Committed – special black box performance By Becky Mode Performance Dates: Fridays & Saturdays August 1 – 9 at 8 PM--Directed By David BassIn this special, black box performance, the audience is treated to over 40 wildly diverse characters played by a single, versatile performer. Come prepared to laugh! Check the website for further information and to purchase tickets.

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts Family Movie Night


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

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: Epic – Fri. Aug. 1, 6:30 pm. Transported to a magical world, a teenager is recruited by a nature spirit, Queen Tara, to help the Leafmen save their existence—and ours— from evil warriors. Wear your pajamas to watch this PG-rated 2013 animated family adventure movie. The movie is FREE; you can buy popcorn and lemonade for $1.00. Please register.

18th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing


10 Upper Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5041.

18th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing On the Green in Sharon--Friday August 1, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Annual Used Book Sale Saturday August 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday August 3, 10 a.m to 1 p.m.  Summer Book Signing, an annual literary benefit for the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon. Held under white tents on the town green, the popular fundraiser brings exciting new books by local and regional writers of fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, and children's literature to book-lovers in northwestern Connecticut and beyond. Admission is $30, including wine and bountiful summer hors d'oeuvres, and is payable in advance or at the door (Visa and MasterCard accepted). Friday night's Annual Summer Book Signing is followed on Saturday and Sunday by the library's annual used book sale, with hundreds of collectible older books priced at $2 and up. On Sunday all books will be half price.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse Presents Spring Awakening (Youth Production)


Rtes. 343, 41 and 4, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-SHOW.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse presents Spring Awakening (Youth Production)--August 1 – 3, 2014--Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater--Music by Duncan Sheik. Set in 19th century Germany, this folk-infused rock musical swept the 2007 Tony Awards.  The source play, by Frank Wedekind, holds adult authority figures responsible for keeping teenagers ignorant of biological and behavioral processes.  The musical adaptation combines the story of teenagers taking steps toward adulthood with a contemporary score that reflects the timelessness of teenage angst.  Our Youth production will allow important dialogue to take place surrounding the show about teenage issues of image, impulses, and approaching adulthood.  Check the website for performance times and to order tickets.