Ives Concert Park - Danbury Fields Forever


43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, CT 06811.

Aug. 3 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - DANBURY FIELDS FOREVER:  As part of the Summer Concert Series, "Danbury Fields Forever" will feature 10 bands performing Beatles music for 8 hours, beginning at noon at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets and information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com. The event is a fundraiser for Sandy Hook relief, with 100% of net ticket sales benefiting charity. Admission starts at $20. There will be music and memorabilia vendors and exhibits, plus family-friendly features such as face painting and inflatables for kids.

Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library


5 Wykeham Road , Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-7586.

"From Textile Design to Art entices the eye through color and movement either with free forms or structures in order to create a feeling of excitement or serenity, thereby instilling a sense of fun, comfortable and well-being." A reception will be held August 3rd from 12 to 2pm which will include a talk given by the artist beginning at 1 pm.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Saturdays, Jazz Age Movie "The Great Gatsby'


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: 860- 379-6043.

On  Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. The 1920's was a Hot Jazz and Cold Champagne Era!  Beardsley and Memorial Library will show F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age classic "The Great Gatsby" starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. This movie will be shown on a large screen in an air conditioned room.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided.This program is free and open to the public.

Haight-Brown Vineyard - Music and Wine


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4045.

Spend a fun, festive evening at Haight-Brown Vineyard enjoying food, wine and live music, featuring Keith! Admission, pre-paid online, is $25 per person. Tickets purchased at the door are $30. Admission includes entrance into the vineyard, a grazing spread of tasty bites, live music and one glass of your favorite Haight-Brown wine. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Event: History of Fife & Drum: Artist and Musician in Dialogue--Ridgefield


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

On Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 2PM to 3:30PM at the Aldrich Art Museum Connecticut's rich history in the annals of fife & drum music will be the topic of a dialogue between Aldrich artist-in-residence Allison Smith and guest musical curator James Clark. The current exhibition Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum explores the relationship between music, handcraft, national identity, war, communication, and entertainment in American history. The associated programs, inspired by Connecticut's ongoing role as the center of fife & drum music in the United States and the region's drum-manufacturing traditions, invites community engagement in Old Hundred, the Museum's historic administration building on Main Street. Smith and Clark will lead the Celestial Ancients Fife & Drum Corps, a project band formed in conjunction with her exhibition, at the head of a traditional muster in the Museum's sculpture garden on August 25. James Clark, a musical historian and noted fife & drum musician, is a founding member of Connecticut Valley Field Music, a fife & drum band based in Middletown, Connecticut, and the author of the book Connecticut's Fife & Drum Tradition, published by Wesleyan University Press (2011). Clark has performed worldwide, including the Tambour Festival, Liestal, Switzerland; Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia; and the New England Conservatory in Boston. Free for members and children 18 and under.  Free with the price of admission.

Ski Sundown The Fugitive Run


126 Ratlum Rd, New Hartford, CT Phone: 860-379-SNOW.

7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Fugitive Run is a 3 mile escape run where you'll try to climb, jump, run, and crawl your way to freedom. Angry guards will hunt you down, inmates may try to help you or lead you astray, route choices along the way may lead to capture or the free world. You'll never know what is around the next turn. Get captured and wind up in the hole. Ages 13+ eligible to participate. Find your way to the Freedom Celebration with music, special inmate challenges, Inmate Kitchen, and drink. For more info and to register, go to http://www.fugitivemudrun.com.

Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour


7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

10:00 a.m. Meet at the Litchfield History Museum. Free to members; $10 non-members.

Fourth Annual Summer Food Festival--St. John's Episcopal Church--Washington, CT


78 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2527.

On Saturday, August 3, 2013 St. John's Episcopal Church will host the Fourth Annual Summer Food Festival -- Market Place--10AM to 4PM.   Live Blue Grass Music.  Booths will include sandwiches, fresh vegetables, peaches, bread, cheeses, herbs, plants, pasta sauces, jams and jellies, honey and much more.  Free Admission.   BBQ and Pig Roast at 6:30PM--including microbrewery beer tasting.  $75 per person.  Call for further information.

White Silo Winery & Shakesperience Productions


32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT Phone: 860-355-0271.

Shakesperience Productions will perform "The Sword in the Stone" outdoors at the winery on - August 3rd - 6 PM. $15 per adult, $10 child, $40 per family. Admission price includes a glass of wine for adults and ice cream/sorbet for the kids. Tickets can be purchased at the winery or at the door.

Institute of American Indian Studies - Native American Arts and Craft Market

08/03/2013 to 08/04/2013

38 Curtis Rd., off Rte. 199, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

Saturday, August 3rd  and  Sunday, August 4th  12:00 noon - 4:00 pm. In conjunction with our Green Corn Festival we are hosting a Native American Arts and Crafts Market.  Take advantage of this time to meet and buy directly from local Native American crafters, jewelers and artists.