Douglas Library Program: The Bear Reality--Canaan


108 Main St., Canaan, CT 06018. Phone: 860-824-7863.

The Douglas Library will present "The Bear Reality" on November 6, 2015 at 7PM.  Felicia Ortner, a Connecticut master Wildlife conservationist and bear enthusiast will provide facts about bears, and help dispel myths and common misunderstandings.  The program is free and open to the public.

Goshen Player's Presents Greetings

11/06/2015 to 11/21/2015

2 North St., Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9988.

Greetings! will be performed by the Goshen Players on Nov. 6,7,13,14,20 and 21 at 8PM at the Old Town Hall in Goshen.  On November 8 and 15 at 3PM.  All tickets for the cabaret style seating are reserved and cost $22.  Check the website for ticket information.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Nature's Child: Turkey Time


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

NATURE'S CHILD: Turkey Time – Fri. Nov. 6, 10 am. A colorful and fun natural craft, a short hike, and a story will fill up our morning as we learn about this big and colorful wild bird. TUITION: $7 per child ($5 for family-level FANCI members and Ansonia residents). Please pre-register for this class for preschoolers and their adults.

Palace Theater Presents Irving Berlin's White Christmas

11/06/2015 to 11/08/2015

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

On November 6 through 8, 2015 the Palace Theater presents Irving Berlin's White Christmas--the musical.   This is a classic for the holidays.  Call for ticket information.

14th Annual Holiday Wine & Food Tasting--Warner Theatre--Torrington


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

Join us on Friday, November 6th from 6-9 pm, for an evening of lavish wines and delectable foods at the Warner Theatre's 14th Annual Holiday Wine & Food Tasting. For 13 years, the Warner Theatre has hosted its Holiday Wine & Food Tasting fundraising event, drawing crowds of wine and food lovers from throughout Northwest Connecticut and beyond. This year's event features selections from over 30 international wine vendors, food selections from 15 area restaurants and a penny auction.  Ticlets $25; $60 VIP. Tickets available at the box office.

Warner Theatre Holiday Wine & Food Tasting


68 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Doors open at 6pm VIP Guests: VIP reception area will be held in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. Includes a private tasting with several high-end wines and a small batch Bourbon tasting Catering includes generous stationary and passed hors d'oeuvres and desserts Live entertainment, back by popular demand! – CKW jazz trio. General admission $25, VIP $60.

Waterbury Palace Theatre Broadway Series Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

11/06/2015 to 11/08/2015

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000 .

Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to the Palace Theater to see IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS. Performances begin November 6, for this must-see classic in a lavish new production that the New York Timessays to "put on your wish list."

Kent Memorial Library Program: Author Frank Strauss: The Flags at Shea


Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3761.

Kent Memorial Library will host author and journalist Frank Strauss on November 7, 2015 at 3PM for a discussion of his new book The Flags of Shea and a book signing.  The book recalls the exciting years a a packed Shea Stadium.  Program is free and open to the public.

White Silo Farm & Winery Holds 2nd Annual Quince Festival--Sherman


32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

This Saturday, November 7th (12-5 PM) we are hosting our 2nd Annual Quince Festival. We will be serving 6 dishes made with ORGANIC quince - Our NY Times featured Thanksgiving quince and bacon (recipe below), bread salad with manchego cheese and membrillo, quince & butternut squash soup, poached quince, quince cake, and quince /ham/blue cheese pinxtos are all on the menu. Admission is free - pay for wine and food. Quince mustard and Quince jam will be available to take home. Music by the Hummingbirds. Outdoor tours weather permitting.

Scoville Memorial Library - The Historic Inns and Taverns of Salisbury by David Bayersdorfer


Salisbury Town Hall, 27 Main Street , Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.435.2838.

 Saturday November 7, 4:00 p.m. Free. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, inns and taverns were not only the resting spots for travelers, but also the gathering places for the communities that they served. Often, these buildings were used also for town halls and religious meeting houses. It was there that one learned and discussed the news: local, regional, national, and world. Several such places existed in Salisbury, some even survive today. Local historian and Housatonic Valley teacher David Bayersdorfer will discuss the historic inns and taverns of Salisbury along with images and stories about them. The program is presented by the Salisbury Association Historical Society in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library. Bayersdorfer honors the research of the late Dean Hammond, historian and retired Connecticut State trooper whose childhood was spent in one such establishment.  The talk take place  at the Salisbury Town Hall, second floor 27 Main Street, Salisbury,CT.