Watertown Summer 2008 Concert Series

08/13/2008 to 08/13/2008

Veteran's Memorial Park, 570 Nova Scotia Hill Rd., Watertown, 06795. Phone: 860-945-5272.

Watertown Recreation Department presents Summer 2008 Concert Series featuring "Rockin Heartbeats" on Wednesday, August 13 at 7PM at Veterans' Memorial Park. In case of inclement weather call 860-945-5272. Concerts are free.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES-LITCHFIELD

08/13/2008 to 08/13/2008

On The Green, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-7569.

Wednesday evening from 7-9PM the Summer Concert Series will feature the Jerrod Cattey Band. Rain location: listen to WZBG 97.3.

Come Watch the CT Ballet and the CityCenter Player perform at Family Night on The Green

08/14/2008 to 08/14/2008

On The CityCenter Danbury Green, Phone: 203.792.1711.

CT Ballet returns for its 4th annual appearance with The CityCenter players. The Company´┐Żs Danbury Dance Initiative is dedicated to expanding access to dance instruction and professional performances for mainstream and underserved youth. The 6:30PM concert is free and the public is encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic or take out from the many downtown restaurants. You may also rent chairs at the Green if you would like. Ample parking is available at the Patriot Garage.

Vital Signs Philadelphia Band at CityCenter Danbury Green

08/15/2008 to 08/15/2008

On The CityCenter Danbury Green, Phone: 203.792.1711.

Combining elements of Pop, Latin, Funk and Jazz, Vital Signs has been presenting its unique brand of music around the Philadelphia area for over 10 years. When performing together, this group draws upon the vast experience and enthusiasm of its members to create music that is exciting and entertaining. The 7:30PM concert is free and the public is encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic or take out from the many downtown restaurants. You may also rent chairs at the Green if you would like. Ample parking is available at the Patriot Garage.

Mohegan Sun NASCAR Camping World 200

08/15/2008 to 08/16/2008

Lime Rock Park, 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte. 112, Lakeville, 06039. Phone: For tickets call 1-800-RACE-LRP or 860-435-5000 or visit the website.

Feature: Camping World Series (Grand National Series has been renamed) Highlights: Introducing the Ford Mustang Challenge and Jetta TDI Cup. Tickets are on sale for the 2008 season. Visit www.limerock.com for pricing and information. Stay tuned for upcoming ticket packages and special discounts, car corrals and group rates.

Opera Concert--Merwinsville Hotel--Gaylordsville

08/16/2008 to 08/16/2008

1 Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, 06755. Phone: 860-354-1442.

On Saturday, August 16 at 2:30PM come enjoy the concert featuring solos and ensemble numbers from the Wizard of Oz, The Magic Flute, Camelot and others. The concert will be given by students ages 10 to 17 participating in the Live Sound Studios Summer Music and Arts Camp at the Merwinsville Hotel. Donations accepted that will all go towards the restoration project currently underway for the Hotel. Call for further information or email zoevanermeer@sbcglobal.net.

Peach Festival--Northfield

08/16/2008 to 08/16/2008

Route 254, Northfield, 06778.

On Saturday, August 16th from 9AM to 3PM the Beacon Grange will hold a Peach Festival and Tag Sale. Peach pies, peach shortcakes, peach cobbler and much much more. Light luncheon available. Bake Sale also.

Yale Summer School of Music--Norfolk Choral Festival

08/16/2008 to 08/16/2008

Battell Stoeckel Estate, Rtes 44 and 272, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Saturday, August 16th at 4PM (note special time) a program of choral masterworks from the Renaissance to the 21st Century including the world premiere of a work by Joan Panetti, conducted by King's Singers founder, Simon Carrington will be performed. Concert attire is casual. Pre-concert picnicking and strolling the grounds are welcome. The music shed is fully enclosed. Parking is free and adjacent to the concert hall. Order tickets online or telephone for further information.

Backcountry Outfitters First Annual Gear and Outdoor Apparel Swap-Kent

08/16/2008 to 08/17/2008

5 Bridge St., Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-927-3377.

On Saturday, August 16, 2008 and Sunday, August 17, 2008 from 9AM to 5PM Backcountry Outfitters in Kent is having its first annual gear and outdoor apparel swap. Partial proceeds will benefit the Kent Center School Scholarship Fund. Outdoor gear for hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, paddling and fishing will be accepted. Canoes, kayaks, trailers must be dropped off the day before or the morning of the sale. For further information re the sale call: 860-927-3377.

Artifact Identification Day

08/16/2008 to 08/16/2008

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Members and Visitors are invited to bring in artifacts or mystery Native American cultural items from their personal collections on Saturday, August 16, 2008 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm for identification by Director of Research and Collections Dr. Lucianne Lavin. A limit of 12 items per visitor please. Fee: Included in regular museum admission price / IAIS members free