Sharon Historical Society Hosts Flowers of Sharon Floral Exhibit


18 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5688.

Please join us for the Artist Reception for "Flowers of Sharon" on September 8th from 4 to 6 pm. We  are so pleased to have the Sharon Garden Club join us in bringing some living bouquets from the gardens of Sharon to accompany the beautiful watercolor paintings by Mary Anne Carley. Wine and refreshments will be served.

In Honor of First Responders at the Danbury Railroad Museum


120 White St., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-778-8337.

All validated First Responders will receive FREE ADMISSION and a FREE RIDE on the Railyard Local! Hours: 10 am - 4pm. Admission: $6 adult; $5 Senior; $4 Age 3 - 12 (under 3, free). Railyard Local Tickets: $3.00, age 3 and above. Under 3 and documented First Responders, Free! Railyard open until 4:30. Train rides hourly from 10:30 - 2:30. 9-11 Memorial Photographs from the Collection of Redding Fire & EMS Co.#1 & Emergency Equipment on Display.

Drumming Workshop at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center - Litchfield


229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3063.

On Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. John Marshall leads a welcoming community of drummers in traditional rhythms from around the world. Fee: $30. Non-refundable deposit: $15. Bring a friend for $20 payable with registration. For more information, call Wisdom House  or visit website.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Fondue Night


29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT

Fondue Night at the Vineyard. Drink Haight-Brown wines while enjoying cheese and chocolate fondue. Fondue night is held the second Saturday of every month starting at 6 pm. $35 per person. To reserve your spot for one of these events, call us at (860) 567-4045 or email us at Haight-Brown Vineyard takes reservations for all scheduled events. A credit card is required to hold the reservation. Cancelations are allowed without charge up to the Monday prior to the event.

8th Fondue Night at Haight-Brown Vineyard - Litchfield


29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: (860)567-4045.

Drink Haight-Brown wines while enjoying cheese and chocolate fondue. Fondue night is held the second Saturday of every month starting at 6 pm. $35 per person.


Mineralogical Show in New Milford

09/08/2012 to 09/09/2012

Route 7, New Milford, CT 06776.

On Saturday and Sunday September 8 and 9, 2012 the Danbury Mineralogical Society show will be held from 10AM to 5PM at the New Milford High School.  Admission is $5.  Check the website for further information.

Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show at New Milford Hight School Cafeteria

09/08/2012 to 09/09/2012

Rte. 7, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 845-279-6415 .

On Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Minerals, rocks, stone beads, fossils, collecting, crystals, jewelery, gems, mineral displays, family and children activites, jewelry crafts, and laidary.  Sponsored by:  The Danbury Mineralogical Society. Free parking. Handicapped accessible. Admission: $5. adults, $4. seniors and full time students with ID.  Free admission for chldren under 12 and Boy and Girl Scouts in uniform. Tickets sales are at the door (only)  Hourly door prizes, grand prize, 50 cents grab bags, club information, specimen identification, and displays.  For more information call or visit the website. 

Artisan Food Experience at Hopkins Vineyard


25 Hopkins Rd, New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

11-4 pm. Featuring local "cream of the crop" food vendors. $10 per person, tickets may be purchased at the door.

Burlington Historical Society - Tavern Day Tag Sale


Rte. 4, Burlington, CT Phone: 860-675-7049.

On Tavern Day, September 9, 2012, BHS is planning a Tag Sale fundraiser from 10 am to 4 pm in the Barn behind the Elton Tavern. Please plan to attend and view the numerous items for sale. For any questions or offers of help, please contact Pat Small.

2nd Annual Military Heroes Walk/Run/Adventure Race - White Memorial Foundation - Litchfield


Rte. 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-387-1875.

On Sunday, Ceremony noon sharp~ Race begins at 1:00. REGISTER ONLINE. Proceeds to benefit the Fisher House being built on the grounds of the VA Hospital in West Haven, CT. Start and finish for all races is at the White Memorial Foundation, RT 202 Litchfield, CT. Course is of varied terrain: trail and road 3 mile walk/ 5 mile run: $25; $30 after August 15, 2012. 2 person Adventure Race Team (minimum age 13 by August 1, 2012) 2 person teams will have to complete several physical and mental challenges along course over a 3 mile course $60; $70 after August 15, 2012. All donations are tax deductible. First 250 participants are guaranteed a T-shirt. Please use off site parking at 601 Bantam Road (next to Litchfield Athletic Club) with shuttle bus as parking is limited at field. Free babysitting with crafts during race. REGISTER ONLINE. Registration day of event: 10:00am till noon.