Makeup & Margaritas! Backcountry Outfitters - Kent


5 Bridge Street, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 203-788-6585.

On Tuesday, 7 p.m. Join us for networking, food and fun while checking out the botanically-based cosmetic line from Arbone. Call for  more information.

Labyrinth Walk — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/08/2011 to 06/08/2011

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

There will be a short introduction, a video, an opportunity to walk the seven-circuit outdoor labyrinth followed by reflection time. Donation $5 (refreshments included). For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit



Gunn Museum Hosts Civil War Commemoration Lecture


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

6:30PM Dr. Matthew Warshauer, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University and co-chair of the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission, will discuss his new book, Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice and Survival, as well as the plans that are underway for the state's 150th anniversary of the war in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Library.

Torrington Titans FCBL Baseball Game


Coe Place, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 603-320-9296.

Futures Collegiate Baseball League provides summer baseball at its finest.  Torrington is offering the chance to view talent from the United States and Canada.  The Torrington Titans compete against the Seacoast Mavericks, Nashua Silver Knights, and the Martha's Vinyard Sharks.  Check out a game and bring the whole family.   Consessions, entertainment and Local Theme nights.

Local Farm - Motherhouse Workshop - Cornwall


Popple Swamp Rd, Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-0229.

On Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local Farm Motherhouse workshop, Eggs-perience Chickens. Learn all about raising and harvesting chickens in your backyard. Dress out a bird to take home for another day's dinner. Pot-luck lunch. $35. family.  Pre-register by email  or call.

Curtis Hanson Paintings Hosted by Ella's Limitied--Bantam


710 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT 06750. Phone: 860-567-4768.

On Saturday June 11, 2011 from 4-7PM an open reception will be held for Curtis Hanson Paintings Gallery at Ellas Limited Gallery.  Hanson will display his recent paintings.  Open o the Public. Refreshments.  Call or check the website for Gallery hours and further information.

Roger the Jester at Cornwall Farmers Market for CT Open House Day


413 Rte. 128, West Cornwall, CT

As part of the Connecticut Open House Day on June 11. "Roger the Jester" will be performing at the Cornwall Farm Market located in front of the Wish House in West Cornwall from 11 – 1 .  Roger the Jester has been spreading laughter for 38 years, leaving a trail of smiles across 25 countries, the last being Haiti, where he went three times to bring some cheer to those stricken by the earthquake last year.  His honed skills of object manipulation, magic, music and silent physical comedy will leave you grinning.

6th Annual Cornwall Artists Open Studio


Cornwall, CT

11 am - 5 pm. For  information on the event please go to and click on "Cornwall Artists".  Participating artists include: Nancy Bevans, Jean D. Bouteiller, Donald Bracken, Anne Chamberlain, Harry Colley, David Colbert, Susan Fox, Richard Griggs, Wallace Harding Hendon Hendon (Rugs),  Tom Heeter Ian Ingersoll, Lisa Keskinen, Lazlo, Martha Loutfi, Shaun MacDavid
Michael Moschen, Phyllis Nauts, Catherine Noren, Harvey Offenhartz, Marilyn A Olsen, Asher Pavel, Sybil M. Perry, Todd Piker
Tim Prentice, Erica Child Prud'homme, Karl Saliter, Carol Schneider, Marc Simont, Barbara Stone, Michael Trossman, Mark Wilson
Barbara Wolff, and Scott Zuckerman

Ansonia Nature Center Offers Needle Felting Workshop


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

On Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 2PM join needle-craft expert, Dawn Sotir, for a program on Needle Felting at the Ansonia Nature Center.  Bring your creative ability to this class and get inspired.  Fee $8 per person. Pre-registration required.

Carousel's 100th Birthday Celebration at Lake Compounce - Bristol


822 Lake Ave, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Saturday, 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Celebrate Lake Compounce's historic Carousel's 100th birthday. Enjoy a carousel themed birthday party, including live street entertainment, and free birthday cake for all! Bristol's very own Carousel Museum will also be honored, and a special donation will be presented.  Regular admission price for the 2011 season is $35.99.  Junior admission, which is for guests under 52 inches tall, is $25.99.  Senior admission, for ages 61 and up, will be $17.99. Children 3 years of age and younger are admitted free. Season passes available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time.  All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting