The King and I at Thomaston Opera House

10/05/2012 to 10/07/2012

158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: (860) 283-6250.

The King and I will be presented on September 22, 28, 29 & October 5, 6, 2012 at 8:00pm and on September 23, 30 & October 7, 2012 at 2:00pm. All seats are reserved. Tickets are $23 for adults and $19 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Thomaston Opera House box office Monday through Saturday from 1:00 - 6:00 PM at (860) 283-6250.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Hosts Author Barbara Paul Robinson--Washington, CT

10/06/2012

2 Green Hill Road, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868--525.

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2PM at the Hickory Stick Bookshop Barbara Paul Robinson will sign copies of her book:  Rosemary Verey: The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener.  Verey's gardens and her writing elevated her to grande dame status among English gardeners; she advised many celebrities including Sir Elton John and the Prince of Wales.  Her own garden at Barnsley House in the Cotswolds was among the most visited in Britain.  Call to reserve a book or for further information.

The Awakenings Psychic Crafts Fair at The Crowne Plaza Hotel - Southbury

10/06/2012

Ext. 16 off I- 84, Southbury, CT Phone: 203-758-2913 .

On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. followed by a Spirit Circle at 7 p.m. Barbara DeLong is an internationally-known spiritual Empath.  She also host a radio show, "Night-Light" and is an artist, a poet, a published author, channel, lecturer, ordained minister and spiritual advisor. Local vendors will be offering, jewelry, clothing and baked goods and more. Come meet the spirit the advisors.  Free admission and parking. Visit the website for more information. Call 203-758-1210 for more details.

Smoke in the Valley Craft Beer/Chili Festival/Pink 5K Road Race--Seymour

10/06/2012

20 Pine Street, Seymour, CT 06483. Phone: 203-972-9058.

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 Smoke in the Valley Craft Beer and Chili Festival will begin with the Pink 5K Road Race  at 9AM to benefit the Cancer Society.  Starting at noon to 4:30PM for VIP tickets and 1-4:30PM General Asmission the Craft Beer/Chili Festival begins.  Live music and vendors to offer their best beer and chili.  Rain or shine.  Check the website for details on how to pre register for the race and purchase tickets for the festival in advance at a great savings.

Book Sale at the Gunn Library--Washington, CT

10/06/2012 to 10/07/2012

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

The Gunn Memorial Library will hold its annual fabulous booksale on Saturday October 6 and Sunday October 7, 2012.  A large selection of books will be available for sale.  On Sat., Oct 6th, there will be a preview from 9 -10a.m. with an admission of $15. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday admission is free. On Sunday, Oct 7th, we are open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is free.  Check the website for further information.

Morrissey at The Palace Theater

10/06/2012

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

The acclaimed English singer and lyricist will perform greatest hits from his legendary catalog, as well as new unreleased songs.

October 6, 2012 at 8:00pm

1st Annual ERIC SLOANE FALL CELEBRATION FREE EVENT -Kent

10/06/2012

31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., Rte. 7, Kent, CT

The Eric Sloane Museum of Kent, Connecticut, in conjunction with The Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum, is pleased to announce the 1st annual Eric Sloane Fall Celebration on Saturday, October 6th on the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This event is free to the public and includes admission to the museum. Early American demonstrators and craftsmen will be showcasing crafts such as lace making, tinsmithing, blacksmithing, basket weaving, redware pottery, spinning, candle dipping apple cider making and much more! There will be special tours of the iron furnace on the property. Children are especially encouraged to attend with their parents, as the festivities include early American games, quill pen writing, a sack toss, children's game area, and Sweetie-Pie the Brown Swiss calf. Food will be available for sale including apple pie and other baked goods from the Fife n' Drum Restaurant. Pumpkins will also be available for sale just in time for Halloween jack-o-lanterns. The event will be held rain or shine. The Eric Sloane Museum was built as a collaborative effort between Eric Sloane and the Stanley Works of New Britain to commemorate the tool company's 125th anniversary.  Sloane is known to lovers of Americana as an artist and author who brought to life many forgotten customs and skills of past generations.  In all, Sloane authored and illustrated over 38 books. The museum is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm through October 28th.  Regular admission:  Adults $8.00, Senior Citizens, $6.00, Children 6 to 17, $5.00.

Animal Blessing at Lourdes Shrine in Litchfield

10/06/2012

50 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-1041.

Bring your animals to be blessed at 4 p.m.  Call for more information.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Fondue Night

10/06/2012

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT

Fondue Night at the Vineyard. Drink Haight-Brown wines while enjoying cheese and chocolate fondue. Fondue night is held the second Saturday of every month starting at 6 pm. $35 per person.  reserve your spot for one of these events, call us at (860) 567-4045 or email us at haightvineyard@aol.comHaight-Brown Vineyard takes reservations for all scheduled events. A credit card is required to hold the reservation. Cancelations are allowed without charge up to the Monday prior to the event.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Fondue Night

10/06/2012

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT

Fondue Night at the Vineyard. Drink Haight-Brown wines while enjoying cheese and chocolate fondue. Fondue night is held the second Saturday of every month starting at 6 pm. $35 per person.  reserve your spot for one of these events, call us at (860) 567-4045 or email us at haightvineyard@aol.comHaight-Brown Vineyard takes reservations for all scheduled events. A credit card is required to hold the reservation. Cancelations are allowed without charge up to the Monday prior to the event.