Third Annual Archaeological Roundtable;

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

When did the first humans arrive in North America? �From where did they come and how did they cross into the continent? Who were the first settlers of New England and when did they arrive in Connecticut?

Join us on Saturday October 4th from 10:00am to 3:00 pm for another lively and informative archaeology - American Indian�roundtable. �Speakers include Dr. Brian Jones (Dept. of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst); Dr. Kevin McBride (Director of Research, Mashantucket Pequot Museum); Dr. Alyssa Mt. Pleasant ( American Studies Dept.,Yale University), member of the Tuscarora tribe, part of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in New York; Schaghticoke tribal elder Trudie Richmond(Director of Public Programming, Mashantucket Pequot Museum), David Robinson ( Public Archaeology Laboratory underwater archaeology specialist) and more!�

We will break for lunch and box lunches may be purchased in advance for $8 and will include a sandwich (vegetarian or meat), chips, drink and fruit. Please call IAIS to reserve your box lunch by September 20, 2008 (860 868-0518).

Digitial Cinema: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Live in Barcelona

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Saturday, October 4, 8pm

$15

Concert was recorded live! The film was shot in HD and is shown in stereo sound!

Two months into his 2002 world tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band took to the stage in Barcelona, Spain, to create the kind of soul-stirring concert experience that transforms Springsteen neophytes and fans alike into true believers.

Cemetery Walk -- Historic Hillside Cemetery--Naugatuck

10/04/2008 to 10/05/2008

195 Water Street, Naugatuck, 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

The Naugatuck Historical Society and the Naugatuck Arts Commission are co-sponsoring cemetery walks at Hillside Cemetery. This family event brings history to life, and reveals fascinating information about Naugatuck's heroes and the borough's colorful past. The historical personalities you will meet include prominent businessman Samuel Lewis and Lauren Ward, master craftsman of Salem Bridge Clocks. Admission is $5 per person, or $15 per family. Tours leave Linden Park at 4PM, and 5PM on Saturday, Oct. 4; and at 2PM and 3PM on Sunday, Oct. 5. Call for further information.

24th Annual St. Andrew's Society of CT Scottish Festival - Goshen

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Goshen Fairgrounds, Rte. 63, Goshen, Phone: 860-651-9048.

On Sat. 9-5 p.m. Rain or Shine - The Scottish Festival has numerous entertainers, bagpipe bands, competitions for highland dancing, bagpiping, and athletics. For the kilted man, a bonny knees competition will be held with sign-up at the festival. Childrens games. Celtic entertainers, cultural arts, pipe bands, clan tents. 42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foote Encampment circa 1700's. There will be cultural events such as weaving, sheepherding, genealogy and more. Merchant vendors and food vendors will also be present. Festival Admission: $10.00 - 16 yrs and older $5.00 - Seniors and children 6-15 free - under six. Sponsored by St. Andrew's Society of CT. (1st Sat.)

Second Annual Candlewood Lake Canoe and Kayak Race - Brookfield

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Location: Brookfield Town Park, Candlewood Lake, Brookfield Connecticut Time: 9 am to 3 pm Brookfield Park and Recreation, The Housatonic River Trail, The CT Water Trails Program, and The Still River Alliance will be sponsoring the Second Annual Candlewood Lake Canoe And Kayak Race to Benefit The Still River. Flatwater Canoe and Kayak racing is a contest of speed, strength and endurance in which participants compete head to head on calm bodies of water. The race course is one mile long and divided into 1/2 mile segments. There are 10 Canoe Racing Divisions and 14 Kayak Racing Divisions set for the race. The activities start at 7 am and should finish up by 2 pm. Last day to register for the race is September 28,2008. The monies raised by the race will be used for environmental stewardship work to be done on the Still River Waterway. The race will be limited to the first 100 participants who sign up. Last day to register for the race is September 27,2008 and there will be no registrations taken the day of the race. Canoes and kayaks can be rented from Eastern MT Sports, 203-794-1043, Trading Post, 860-354-3276 and Clarke Outdoors, 860-672-6365. To get more information and a registration form you can email us at: GRASSRTS@HOTMAIL.COM

From Dreams to Art: Creating Theatre and Performance Art -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

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

Join a collaborative experience of acting and saying "Yes" to the creative process. Participants will use guided imagery, journaling and basic theatrical structure to create stories of their experiences. All will be part of a staged reading at time of the workshop. Presenter: Cady McClain, two-time Emmy Award winner for her acting on All My Children and As the World Turns. Saturday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Fee: $35 (includes lunch)

Harvest Tea - Acorn Hall - Morris

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Rte. 61, Morris,

Saturday, 2:30 - 4:30 PM A tea featuring ingredients grown in New Jersey. Served in Acorn Hall's beautiful Victorian dining room the sit-down Afternoon Tea will include scones with clotted cream and jam, tea sandwiches, a selection of desserts, and choice of tea. A short program about the tradition and etiquette of tea will be presented. The tea is $25 for MCHS members and $30 for non-members. Space is limited, so advance payment is required.

5th Annual Southbury Safe Haven House Tour -

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Phone: 203-575-0388.

Safe Haven is sponsoring their 4th Safe Haven House Tour from 10-4 p.m. $25.00 per sale and $30 day of tour. Proceeds of this event benefit victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Southbury and surrounding towns. For tickets and more information call 203-575-0388.

25h Annual St. Andrew's Society of CT Scottish Festival

10/04/2008 to 10/04/2008

Goshen Fairgrounds, Rte. 63, Goshen, 06756. Phone: 860-651-9048.

On Saturday, October 4, 2008: Scottish Festival with numerous entertainers, bagpipe bands, competitions for highland dancing, bagpiping, and athletics. For the kilted man, a bonny knees competition wil be held with sign-up at the festival. Children's games. Celtic entertainers, cultural arts, pipe bands, clan tents. 42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foote Encampment circa 1700's. There will be cultural events such as weaving, sheepherding, genealogy, and more. Merchant vendors and food vendors will also be present. Sat. 9AM-5PM. Adm. $10. for adults; ages 6-16 and seniors $5., and under age 6 free. Rain or shine as indoor facilities are available. Sponsored by St. Andrew's Society of CT (1st Sat.)

Fine Wine and Artisanal Cheese Pairing 101 at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

10/05/2008 to 10/05/2008

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

From 11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy a leisurely and educational autumn afternoon at the Silo with Sommelier Carol Berman of Class in a Glass/The Traveling Sommelier, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. as she provides a road map for pairing various cheese types with the wines that best suit them. You?ll learn how to shop for, care for, and serve fine cheeses and wines as well as be given a primer on the basic skills of wine tasting. In addition, we?ll make homemade ricotta and then test what you?ve learned by matching the wines to several creative appetizers. (Demonstration) $85 per person or 2 for $160. The Silo Cooking School. Call Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online.