WCSU PLANETARIUM SHOW AND TELESCOPE VIEWING: Danbury

11/03/2012

Westside Observatory and Planetarium, 43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-8672.

WCSU will host a 6 p.m. planetarium show, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call or visit the website.

The Danbury Music Centre presents the eleventh annual student concerto competition

11/03/2012

256 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-748-1716.

Finalists in the Danbury Music Centre Student Concerto Competition  on Saturday, November 3, at 3pm, in the Marian Anderson
Recital Hall at the Danbury Music Centre. All finalists are students in area schools. The winner will perform a concerto with the Danbury Symphony Orchestra on January 27, 2013. Ariel Rudiakov, Music Director and Conductor of the Danbury Symphony
Orchestra, and Stephen Michael Smith, Music Director and Conductor of the Danbury Community Orchestra will adjudicate.
The winner will be announced at the conclusion of the competition.



Historic New England and the Litchfield Historical Society will host an event with local author Rachel Carley to award Litchfield: The Making of a New England Town Historic New England's eighteenth Book Prize.

11/03/2012

7 South Stree, Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 617-994-5934 .

Litchfield: The Making of a New England Town is a lively exploration of the town's history and architecture, not only during the colonial period but also during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book is generously illustrated with maps, photographs, and paintings of this quintessential New England town, including many that are published for the first time.
To celebrate this honor, on Saturday November 3, Historic New England and the Litchfield Historical Society will host an event with local author Rachel Carley to award Litchfield: The Making of a New England Town Historic New England's eighteenth Book Prize. The afternoon starts at 1:00 p.m. with a reception and remarks by the prize winner Rachel Carley, followed by a book signing.  To attend, please call 617-994-5934 or e-mail . The event is free, but space is limited. The Litchfield Historical Society is at 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut.

CONNECTICUT ARCHAEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE PAST WITH MICHAEL BOUCHARD at Ansonia Nature Center

11/04/2012

Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT

2 p.m. Local arunaeoiogist, Michael Bouchard, will present a fascinating look at our state thousands of years ago.  His subject is the Paieo Project, 11,000" to 9000 B.C. Participants are encouraged to bring artifacts for review and share their knowledge of Paleo sites in the state.  Also check out the Center's exhibit case where Mike will be setting up a display of artifacts. This free program is geared for adults and students twelve years and up.  Please call 203 735 1053

The Silo's 40th Anniversary - New Milford

11/04/2012

44 Upland Rd., off Rte. 202, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 3 to 5 p.m. in The Silo Gallery, Cocktails, Hors D'oeuvres and Cake.
Tickets begin at $40. Proceeds to benefit the ongoing community and cultural programs at Hunt Hill Farm.
Click here for tickets and more information.The Silo gets set to celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Nov. 4. With new merchandise arriving everyday in The Store, you'll be sure to find that special gift you've been looking for.





White Memorial Conservation Center Holds Late Autumn Landscape in Watercolor Class--Litchfield

11/04/2012

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

On November 4, 2012 at 1:30PM in the AB Ceder Room of the White Memorial Conservation Center a Late Autumn Landscape in Watercolor class will be held.  Learn to paint a simple fall landscape with internationally celebrated botanical artist Betsy Rogers-knox.  Just in time for gift giving.  All supplies included.  This class is suitable for ages 12 and up.  $30 Members--Non-Members $40.  Call to register.

Warner Theatre Hosts From the White House to Your House--Floral Design -- Torrington

11/04/2012

82 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2PM at the Warner Theatre Carole and Ray Neag Performing Arts Center  Master Floral Designer Ruth Loiseau will design her stunning floral arrangements.  Ruth has worked for several years as one of the master flora designers at the White House.  Seating is limited.  Tickets: $35-$50.  Call or check the website to reserve your seat.

Palace Theater AN AFTERNOON OF ROMANCE

11/04/2012

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

4pm. featuring MICHAEL AMANTE & MARISSA FAMIGLIETTI. Affectionately known as the "People's Tenor," internationally-acclaimed vocalist Michael Amante, accompanied by Waterbury's own soprano Marissa Famiglietti and a 22-piece orchestra, will perform showstoppers from both Broadway and the Opera. Tickets: $55/ $45/ $35

9th Annual Veteran’s Day Program & Concert - Brookfield

11/04/2012

165 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Sunday, 2:00 p.m.at  Brookfield Public Library 182 Whisconier Road (Rt. 25). The well known area vocal and musical group J and B Lite will appear at a free concert to honor local veterans. The event is part of the Community’s eighth annual veteran’s program, “Salute to Veterans”, sponsored by the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society. Billy Michael, who leads the group, will present a selection of popular music, which emerged during the war years from the Civil War thru World War I and II and up to the present time. Lead singer Mollie McDonald and Leanna Pizzo, both of Brookfield, will provide vocal accompaniment. In addition, three area combat veterans will be honored for their wartime service. The public is invited and admission is free.Refreshments will be served.

Bethel Holiday Craft Festival

11/04/2012

50 Stony Hill Inn, Bethel, CT 06801. Phone: 203-261-2414 .

On Sat. from 10 - 4 p.m. at Stony Hill Inn.  Free Admission