Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Program: In Dialogue with Timothy Morton and David Brooks' Continuous Service Altered Daily-Ridgefield

06/04/2016

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, in partnership with Ridgefield Library, presents renowned philosopher and author Timothy Morton in a free exhibition-specific public lecture at the Library on Saturday, June 4, from 3 to 4:30 pm. Morton will contemplate the topics raised by artist David Brooks in his exhibition Continuous Service Altered Daily, now on view at The Aldrich. How do we perceive something as vast and intricate as an ecosystem in our hyperkinetic present era, even though we are situated in the very middle of it? Is it possible to unravel its interlacing chords and measure the magnitude of its life-sustaining impact on the planet—philosophically, psychologically, or experientially?

The event will be immediately followed by a reception at The Aldrich and the opportunity to explore Brooks' exhibition from 5 to 6 pm.

Sharon Audubon Birds in Focus: Raptor Photography Event

06/04/2016

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT Phone: (860) 364-0520.

9:00am - 12:00pm. Join us for the unique opportunity to capture breathtaking photos of many of our center's Birds of Prey outside of their aviaries. Keep the photos for yourself or submit them for the chance to be featured in the 2017 Audubon Sharon Birds in Focus calendar. Open to amateur and professional photographers, youth and adult. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Details are in the works, please check by for more information on the event fee, registration, and more for this exciting new event!

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy - The Rarest Birds

06/04/2016

55 Duck Pond Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860.567.2062 .

6:30 - 9:30 pm.  5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Champagne Reception for Benefit Committee Members*, 6:30 pm to 7:30pm Benefit Reception and Silent Auction, 7:30 pm Dinner is served, 8:00 pm Award Ceremony, 8:30 pm Dessert • The Annual Benefit is a rain or shine event. Please dress comfortably for the weather and flat heeled, shoes are highly recommended.,  The Silent Auction will be available for early bidding on our website by May 16, 2016. • Valet Parking will be offered. The nene (Branta sandvicensis) is the world's rarest goose. Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands, these birds were on the verge of extinction in
the 1950s, with estimates that only 30 individuals remained in the wild. Successful breeding efforts by Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy's founder, S. Dillon Ripley, contributed to the reintroduction of nenes and helped bring the species back from the brink. Today's wild population numbers over 2,000.

Merwinsville Hotel 7th Annual Wine Tasting

06/04/2016

1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

6:00pm 8:00pm. Join us for a tasting of an array of wines from all over the world. Your tasting trip includes wines from California, continuing on to Europe with stops in Italy and Portugal with other samplings along the way before returning to the United States to check out some local Connecticut wineries. $30.00 at the door; $25.00 Hotel members and prepay with PayPal. This is an event for everyone (over 21!), so you wont want to miss it!

Connecticut Trail Days Hosts Litchfield Land Trust Hike of Shepaug Crossing

06/04/2016

Romford Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3367.

On Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2 to 4:30PM the Litchfield Land Trust will sponsor a hike led by John Markelon of the Shepaug Crossing trail.  Distance 3 miles.  This trail is maintained by the LLTrust.  Rain o Shine.  Pre-registration is recommended. 

White Flower Farm Hold Tropical, Annual and Pottery Bonanza--Litchfield

06/04/2016

Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On June 4, 2016 from 10AM to 4PM at White Flower Farm a Tropical, Annual and Pottery Bonanza will be held.  Check the website for details on talks, container offerings, and quantity discounts on annuals from Begonias to Zinnas. 

Privet House Annual Backyard Sale

06/04/2016

16 Church St., New Preston, CT Phone: 860.868.1800.

9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM. Privet House wrangles a host of antique dealers and designers every year for this Don't-Miss-It event. Held under a big tent in George Platt Field in New Preston, the daylong event is a trove of at-a-steal-priced items.

6th Annual TAG SALE HOSTED BY KELLOGG SCHOOL in Falls Village, Ct.

06/04/2016 to 06/05/2016

Rt. 126/Main Street, Falls Village, CT

The Tag Sale will be open for early birds from 7am-9am on Sat. June 4th with a $5 admission. It will then run from 9am-3pm on Saturday and 9am-2pm on Sunday, June 8th.

Cornwall Historical Society Program: Spokes & Spirits: Cycling Through Cornwall's Cemeteries

06/04/2016

7 Pine St., Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-0505.

Spokes & Spirits: cycling through Cornwall's cemeteries. Saturday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street
Rain date: Sunday, June 5, 10:00 a.m. Cycling enthusiast Terry Burke will lead a bicycle tour around Cornwall stopping at each of Cornwall's eight cemeteries. At each stop Burke will also share some information about the cemeteries and those within them. This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served. Bring a positive spirit and a helmet!

Northwest CT Chamber of Commerice Hosts Family Festival and Business Expo--Goshen

06/04/2016

333 Kennedy Drive,, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6586.

Don't miss the Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce's Family Festival and Business Expo, June 4th beginning at 10AM at Goshen Fair Grounds, Route 63, Goshen. Nothing says summer fun like this annual event! The Expo hours are 10AM-7PM. You are able to park at the event for $10 a car and stay a few hours, or the whole day. The Family Festival and Business Expo offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy! There will be pet adoptions, a petting zoo, rides, food, beer & wine tasting, product demonstrations, a business expo and much more! We invite you to explore exhibits, giveaways, displays, taste great food and beverages and enter for a chance to win great prizes!