Torrington Coe Memorial Park Concert Series--Magic Moments-Idol Bests

07/07/2009 to 07/07/2009

Litchfield Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-2274.

On Tuesday, July 7, 2009 Coe Memorial Park Concert Series continues with Magic Moments-Idol Best from 7PM to 9PM. Free--rain or shine. Bring blankets and chairs to sit on grass. Sponsored thru Torrington Park and Recreation Department.

Teddy Bear Social - Litchfield

07/08/2009 to 07/08/2009

Litchfield Community Center, Rte. 202, Litchfield, 06759 . Phone: 860-567-8302.

On Wed. at 11 - 1 p.m. for Ages 5 - 8 yrs. The social will feature a special reading of "Bear Snores On" and "The Brown Paper Teddy Bear". Children are encouraged to bring their favorite teddy bear (or other snuggly friend) and a brown bag lunch. Beverages, teddy bear cookies and a variety of "bearries" will be provided. Free. To register call 860-567-8302 or email.

Watertown Summer 2009 Concert Series--Clearview-Oldies and Rock and Roll

07/08/2009 to 07/08/2009

Veteran's Memorial Park, 570 Novia Scotia Hill Rd., Watertown, 06795. Phone: 860-945-5246.

On Wednesday, July 8,2009 starting at 7PM at Veterans Memorial Park the Watertown Summer Concert Series continues with Clearview--headed by three outstanding vocalists this band will be performing the best Oldies and Rock and Roll. Rain: Concert held inside Heminway Park School. Sponsored by Watertown Recreation Department.

Woodbury Summer Concert Series--Music Appreciation Day

07/08/2009 to 07/08/2009

Hollow Park, Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-3113.

On Wednesday evening, July 8, 2009 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM the Woodbury Summer Concert series opens with a Music Appreciation Day--featuring local talent and a variety of instrumentals. Sponsored by Region 14 Music Foundation.

Litchfield Summer Concert Series--Last Fair Deal-Bluegrass

07/08/2009 to 07/08/2009

Litchfield Green-Route 202/63, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-7569.

On Wednesday evening, July 8, 2009 from 7PM to 9PM on the Litchfield Green the Litchfield Summer Concert Series continues with Last Fair Deal-Bluegrass. Bring blanket and chairs to sit on grass. Rain location: listen to WZBG 97.3FM.

12th Annual Car Show--Torrington

07/10/2009 to 07/10/2009

68 Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Friday, July 10, 2009 (rain date July 17th) the Torringford Volunteer Fire Department's 12th Annual Car Show which will take place out in front of the Warner Theatre on Main Street from 5PM to 9PM. The Warner Theatre will transform back to a time when classic movies could be seen for just $1. The Warner's screening of the iconic movie musical Grease, staring Olivia Newton John and John Travolta, will be presented at 8PM and tickets, which are all general admission are only $1. Refreshments, featuring $1 bags of fresh popcorn will be available. The car show outside the Warner is free to the public. Admission for those wishing to exhibit their cars at the event is $5 for motorcycles and $10 for all other vehicles.

WILDERNESS-WELLNESS WEEKEND IN RIVERTON, CT JULY 10-12

07/10/2009 to 07/12/2009

Rte. 20, Riverton, 06065. Phone: (860) 379-8285.

The Riverton Merchants and the Town of Barkhamsted will host the first in a series of Wilderness-Wellness Weekends, starting Friday, July 10 and ending Sunday July 12. This family-oriented weekend kicks-off Friday night with a free concert and continues Saturday and Sunday with a series of events, which include more music, the worlds first Fly Market a fly-fishing flea market on 7/11 at 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, Glass-blowing demonstrations at Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio an artists gallery 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Arts and Posies), and lessons in Hitchcock Chair restoration at Still River antiques, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. On 7/12: Riverton Church workship service by the Farming River 10 a.m. Farmer's market 10 - 5 p.m., a farmers market, pony rides, canoeing and kayaking, and more. Visit the website for more information

Fifth Annual Charles Van Doren Summer Reading

07/10/2009 to 07/10/2009

University of Connecticut, 855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Litchfield County Writers Project at the University of Connecticut's Torrington campus will host "Lincoln: The Man and the Myth," with Charles Van Doren, the noted academic scholar, editor and author of more than a dozen books. The fifth annual summer reading by Professor Van Doren is now a firmly established date on the cultural calendar in Litchfield County. The distinguished academic turns his attention to Lincoln after delighting audiences with readings and considerations of his father, Mark Van Doren, Mark Twain, Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson in previous years. After the reading, Charles Van Doren will be signing copies of his work, including "The History of Knowledge" and "The Joy of Reading." All LCWP events are free and open to the public. No reservations are needed.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

07/10/2009 to 07/10/2009

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Rtes 44 and 272, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860.542.3000. Fax: 860.542.3004.

Mendelsson Octet - July 10, 2009 at 8PM    The Tokyo String Quartet and the Jasper String Quartet perform Mendelssohn's glorious Octet. Works of Haydn and Beethoven are also on the program. Come early and enjoy a brookside picnic and a stroll along the grounds. Admission: $45 - $10 and KIDS COME FREE! For tickets call 860.542.3000 or visit our website at norfolkmusic.org.

Summer Concert Series--CityCenter Danbury-Limelight Rock/Tribute Band

07/10/2009 to 07/10/2009

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, July 10, 2009 starting at 7:30PM the Danbury CityCenter Summertime Concert Series continues with Limelight Rock/Tribute Band. Concerts are all free. Bring a chair and a picnic and enjoy the show.