Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus Perform Annual Investiture Ceremony--Torrrington0

10/05/2013

Water Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

Come hear Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus as they perform their annual INVESTITURE CEREMONY on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM, at their home base, Trinity Episcopal Church, Torrington.  The Investiture Ceremony represents that very special moment in which choral students are being promoted to their new upper choirs.  The season's Head Choristers and Choral Scholars are also publicly announced, as well as choristers with best attendance records.  All five choirs of Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus will participate in the sonic feast!  The event is FREE and open to the public. These celebrated vocal ensembles of children and adults, conducted by artistic director Gabriel Löfvall, will present a vibrant array of choral gems ranging from vibrant folk songs from Eastern Europe and North America through classics of the vocal repertoire. The choirs of Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus rank as one of Connecticut's finest musical treasures. Chorus Angelicus, the internationally acclaimed children's choir, has impressed audiences with the best of choral music since its founding in 1991 by five-time Grammy winner Paul Halley.  Past performances have included collaborations with Celtic music legend Clannad, the Hartford Symphony, and the Paul Winter Consort, in venues such as Boston's Symphony Hall, the Music Shed, Infinity Hall, and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.  Chorus Angelicus has toured nationally and internationally.  Gaudeamus is an adult chamber choir of professional and semi-professional singers formed in 1992.

Family Farms Day- Bristol

10/05/2013

125 Hill Street, Bristol, CT

Roberts Orchard, 125 Hill Street, Bristol (Rain Date-Oct. 6th) 11am - 4pm. FREE Admission Visit the Roberts Store for pies, pumpkins & apple cider doughnuts. Food, Face Painting, Hands-On Activities, Entertainment, Pumpkin Decorating, Hay Rides & so much more! 2pm: Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest® – Ages 5-15

BUILD A SCARECROW SHINDIG 12-3pm Bring clothes or choose from bins of clothes graciously donated by Savers of Bristol!
Many local organizations & vendors attending! One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT 06010 (860)314-1400 www.imaginemuseum.org
Imagine Nation Museum is a division of the Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol

Imagine Nation Museum - Family Farms Day at Roberts Orchards - Bristol

10/05/2013

Roberts Orchards, 125 Hill Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-540-3160.

The Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol will be hosting on Saturday, October 5th from 11am-4pm. The rain date is Sunday, October 6th. Roberts Orchards will feature scheduled activities including afternoon hayrides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, magic, hands on activities, performers and much more.  Walk around mascots will be at the event including characters from the Bristol Theater Arts from Seussical the Musical.  Build a Scarecrow Shindig will be taking place from 12-3pm.  Families are welcome to bring clothes or choose from bins of clothes graciously donated by Savers of Bristol.  A variety of activities sponsored by various community groups such as the Bristol Fire Department, Federal Hill Association, Bristol Public Library, Imagine Nation Museum Torch Club and others.  The 12th annual Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker ContestSM will be held at 2pm. Children ages 5-15 are invited to enter this zany beauty contest where a team of judges will be looking for the most worn out and smelliest pair of sneakers they can find.  The winner of this regional contest will receive lots of fame, Odor-Eaters Products®, $200.00, and the Golden Sneaker Award. The winner must be able to attend the National Contest at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in New York City on March 25, 2014. Registrations will be accepted the day of the event by 1:30pm at Roberts Orchard. The Roberts Orchard store will be open to purchase pumpkins, as well as homemade breads, pies, and the famous apple cider donuts. The Imagine Nation Museum  and Bristol Exchange Club will be selling food. At Minor's Farm, Farmer Paul and Daisy ll will welcome families to participate in pumpkin picking, inflatables, and many other fun activities. The Minor's Farm store will be open all weekend. Admission is free to the Family Farms Day. For more information please call the Imagine Nation Museum or visit the website.

Silo Cooking School Indian Home Cooking

10/05/2013

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

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. With Chef Amanda Cushman. In this class you will earn to prepare traditional Indian dishes to serve your family and friends.

Warner Theatre Theresa Caputo Live: The Experience

10/05/2013

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT

Tickets start at $39. Theresa Caputo is a typical Long Island wife and mom, except for one distinct difference...she communicates with the dead. It's a gift she cannot "turn off" prompting her to give spontaneous readings to her car mechanic or cashier at the local bagel shop. Theresa will share her story and much more in the intimate surroundings of the Warner Theatre.

St. Michael's Annual Craft Fair --Litchfield

10/05/2013

25 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4456.

St. Michael's Village Fair St. Michael's Village Fair (formerly the Fete and Fair) will be held on Saturday October 5, from 10:00am-4:00pm. Bring the kids to join us for fun activities including Dimples & Stripes the Clowns, a pony ride, children's games, an Oktoberfest Food Booth, a Bake Sale, Tag Sale, and an Apple Festival. And of course, we will host the Tanglewood Marionettes performing Cinderella (sponsored by Dymax). This is bound to be a fun day for one and all!

Norfolk Historical Society Museum Hosts A Walk in the Village Center

10/05/2013

13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-5761.

The Norfolk Historical Society hosts  A Walk in the Village Center featuring Alfredo Taylor's masterworks. Led by Ann Havemeyer. Meet at Station Place at 2:00 P.M.

10th Annual Ansonia Harvest Festival

10/05/2013

Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401.

On October 5, 2013 from 10AM to 4PM the 10th Annual Ansonia Harvest Festival will be held on Main Street.  A display of wares by various vendors along Main Street will offer a variety of handmade items.  There will also be the Scarecrow Contest.  Check the town website for further information

Keeler Tavern - American Girl Doll Stories

10/06/2013

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485.

On Sunday 12:30 and 3 p.m. Come hear about the American Girl Doll Addy's life during the Civil War. Enjoy making period crafts and take a chance on an exciting door prize!. Featuring American Girl Doll Addy and local story teller Joyce Marie Rayano. Cost $20 child session. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a limited capacity event so reserve online by 10/3 or call.

7th Annual Made in Connecticut Fair - Oxford

10/06/2013

Colonial Tavern, 24 Hawley Rd., Oxford, CT

On Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Colonial Tavern.  The fair will feature vendors selling hand made jewelry, maple syrup, pet products, candles, gourmet foods, crafts, farm goods and more products from Connecticut. Food and refreshments will be for sale as well. Will take place rain or shine. Admission: $3. for adults, kids under 12 free. For more information visit the website or email.