Colebrook Labor Day Weekend Fair

09/05/2015

Colebrook Center, Rte. 183 and Smith Hill Rd., Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-738-3359.

Colebrook Fair Saturday - The Fair is all around the center of Colebrook.  Rain or shine -  Starting at 8: 00 a.m to 3 p.m. This historic fair has something for everyone: Frog jumping contest, pet show judging, crafters, vendors, food concessions, a bake sale at the church, a car show, silent and teacup auctions, flea market, Colebrook Fire Dept. touch a fire truck, children’s games, including a pie eating contest.  New this year is a Civil War Reenactment.  For car show information contact Jon or Sherri at 860-379-3751. Also contact Ron at 860-379-7273 for the Cardboard Boat Regatta. Also for for vendor information contact  Barbara  860-738-9521 before Aug. 20.  FAIR TIMELINE: 8:00 - Cardboard Boat Regatta registration at the pond. 8:30  - Car Show registration at the recreation area.  This event is sponsored by the Town of Colebrook. For more information call 860-738-3359or visit the website.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Things that Go Bump in the Night-Litchfield

09/05/2015

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

September 5, 2015--Things that Go Bump in the Night. Join Gerri Griswold for a night walk. Learn to identify all of those insect, owl, and frog voices that lend such beautiful ambience to a summer evening. Watch for and even LISTEN to bats (with an ultrasound detector of course!) 8:00 P.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room. After the walk, you will be treated to a well-deserved snack! Limited to 20 QUIET people! Pre-registration is required. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

White Memorial Conservation Center Offers Hike: Loving Haight with Gerri Griswold--Litchfield

09/05/2015

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

September 5, 2015.Loving Haight with Gerri Griswold. Pack a snack and let's explore this beautiful piece of property together. Babbling brooks, towering trees, a bevy of birds, and a view of the vineyard will be highlights of this exploration of one of the Foundation's less traveled parcels. 2:00 P.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble Free Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass Jamborees

09/05/2015 to 09/06/2015

Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-355-5930.

Free Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass Jamborees--New and old favorites with eclectic group of folk/pop. Professionals playing guitar, mandolin, dulcimer and banjo. Saturday, September, 5, 2 pm, Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Sherman, CT. Sunday, September 6, 1 pm, Village Barn Shops, Kent, CT.

103rd Goshen Fair

09/05/2015 to 09/07/2015

116 Middle Street, Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-3655. Fax: (860) 491-3599.

Major Fair all exhibit categories including livestock, fruits & vegetable, flowers, baked goods, needlework, handcrafts and hobbies that have commercial exhibits, amusements rides and mechanical or animal pulling events.  Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8am - 10pm, and Monday 8am - 6pm.  On Saturday, Truck Pull  10 a.m, On Sunday,: Horse Shows 9:00 a.m.,  Antique Truck Pull 1 p.m. and Horse Pulling Contests 1 p.m. On Monday,  Ox Pulling Contests 10  a.m.,  Garden Tractor Pull 10:00 a.m. For more information visit the website. Fireworks Saturday night approximately 9 p.m. No pets please.

 

 

 

 

Music Mountain Features the Shanghai String Quartet--Falls Village

09/05/2015

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

On Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 6:30PM at Music Mountain the Shanghai String Quartet will perform.  Music:  Haydn, Beethoven, Penderecki and more.  Check the website for ticket information.

Litchfield History Museum - Walking Tours

09/05/2015

Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

10 a.m. Starts at the Litchfield Museum. Join an education staff member for a walking tour of some of Litchfield's historic sites! Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour. For all ages.  Free for members; $10 for non-members.  Registration: registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. 

18th Annual Jewish Music and Arts Festival - Litchfield

09/06/2015 to 09/07/2015

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 888-310-6864.

On Sunday noon - 6 p.m. and Mon. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. JewishFest will present Jewish Music and Arts Festival, featuring live bands, art exhibits and traditional fare.

Music Mountain Features Labor Day Benefit Concert & Reception-Falls Village

09/06/2015

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

On Sunday, Septemebr 6, 2015 at 3PM Music Mountain hosts a Labor Day Benefit Concert & Reception.  All tickets: $75.  Featuring:  Shanghai String Quartet, Gilbert Kalish, Piano, Johnathan Yates, Piano.  Music:  Brahms, Beethoven, Brahms. Check the website for ticket information.

Lime Rock Park Holds Historic Festival 33

09/07/2015

60 White Hollow Rd., Lime Rock, CT 06039. Phone: 860-435-5000.

Historic Festival 33--Thursday, Sept. 3 (Race Car Parade) through Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. Since 1983, the East Coast's premier vintage racing and concours event has been the Historic Festival weekend at Lime Rock Park, held annually on Labor Day weekend. No other venue in the U.S. has three days of on-track racing sandwiching a prestigious concours event all on the same property. Plus, there's the Thursday kick-off vintage and race car parade through the surrounding towns that ends with a "Welcome Party" on the streets of charming Falls Village.