Salisbury Farmers Market, Local @ the Library

06/03/2017

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-2838.

11:00 am Chicken Day at the Library with Miss Lovey and Pavarooti

Merwinsville Hotel Annual Wine Tasting

06/03/2017

1 Browns Forge Rd., 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 Trails Day Hike up Canaan Mountain

06/03/2017

200 Canaan Mountain Road , Falls Village, CT Phone: (860) 542-5422.

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Great Mountain Forest / Iron Trail. Take a hike to the summit of Canaan Mountain to see views of the Housatonic Valley, which was the heart of the Salisbury Iron Works 100 years ago. Distance: 3 miles. Meet at the Great Mountain Forest's Childs Center at 200 Canaan Mountain Road in Falls Village (Canaan). Leader: Brandon Coleman. Sponsored by Great Mountain Forest. Rain cancels. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Questions and to register: contact Jean Bronson, jean@greatmountainforest.org.

Torrington Historical Society Remembering WWI

06/03/2017

192 Main St,, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

10 am - 2 pm. Remembering World War One Digitization Day: The CT State Library will be on site to scan and photograph your WWI photos, documents and objects to add to their (and our) digital collections.

Ansonia Nature Center CONNECTICUT TRAILS DAY

06/03/2017

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

9 am Join Nature Center Director Alison Rubelmann and Ranger Dan Bosques for this morning walk. Discover the beauty of the Nature Center's typical New England woodland during the CT Forest and Park Association's annual Trails Day weekend. We might get lucky and find a lady slipper or two. This moderate hike will also visit the settlement of the Paugasucks. Bring water, a snack, and bug spray, and wear sturdy shoes. Suitable for older children and adults. FREE.

White Memorial Conservation Center Celebrate Connecticut Trail Days!!! Amphibian Amble with Carrie Szwed!

06/03/2017

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Join White Memorial Education Director Carrie Szwed on a jaunt to find those sleek and slimy creatures we call amphibians. We'll look under rocks and boards and visit a pond armed with dip nets in order to reveal as many frogs, toads, and salamanders as we can. After identifying and marveling at these cool critters, all amphibians will be safely returned to their hiding spots. Wear long pants and shoes that you don't mind getting muddy! Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room for a brief introduction on our native amphibian species before we head out on the property. 2:30 – 4: 30 P.M. FREE...donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

White Memorial Conservation Center Celebrate Connecticut Trail Days!!! Geology Walk Through Five Ponds with Tom Alena

06/03/2017

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Geologist and meteorologist Tom Alena knows a thing or two about rocks! Join Tom on this beautiful hike through one of White Memorial's richest geological arenas. Tom will explain the glacial event that occurred thousands of years ago in laymen terms revealing the stories of white quartz, garnets, mica schist, and that incredible boulder field that define this very special area. Wear sturdy boots. Rain or shine! 10:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room, FREE... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Strawberry Boot Camp

06/03/2017

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

11 am - 2 pm. Instructor: Abby Dodge MENU: Spiked Ginger-Infused Strawberry Lemonade (for serving), Chicken Paillard with Pine nuts, Feta & Micro greens with Strawberry Vinaigrette, Double Strawberry Mousse Cake, Strawberry Slab Pie, Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream with Strawberry-Mint Salsa Full Participation

Naugatuck Annual Duck Day Race

06/04/2017

Maple St., Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203.729.4511.

11 am - 4 pm.  40 prizes. Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce will host the Chamber's 11th Annual Duck Day and Race on June 4, 2017 rain or shine in downtown Naugatuck. 15,000 rubber ducks dumped by a payloader from the Whittemore Bridge to race down the Naugauck River with the first 26 ducks to cross the finish line! Food, crafters, amusements, rides and games.

Seymour Founders Day

06/04/2017

Deforest Street,, Seymour, CT

Rain Date June 11, 2017. Town wide event. Vendors in downtown Seymour. The Seymour Historical Society will be part of Seymour's Founders' Day celebration. The historic Katharine Matthies House (59 West Street) will be open on Sun, June 7 from noon to 2 p.m. Free shuttle buses will transport visitors from downtown Seymour, near the old Trestle Tavern, to our museum. This is an excellent opportunity to see some of our newest exhibits, including signs and other large artifacts from local businesses & organizations.