Valentine's Day Cake Creation Contest Celebrates the Love of Cake


43 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743-5200.

Cake Sale ! 12:00 to 4:00. A $100 prize will be awarded to the winner in each category. Winners will be chosen by cake lovers 
who attend who will vote for their favorites. The general public will decide after sampling and seeing your creations!

Chocolate Lovers Desserts and Wine Extravaganza at Miranda Vinyard-Goshen


42 Ives Road, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9906.

Saturday, February 9 at 4p.m.   Chef Mark will dazzle you with Five decadent desserts. Each paired with a complementary wine. Culminating in a make your own truffle.$35.00 per person. All inclusive. Call 860-491-9906 before February 6 to RSVP.

Kid’s Valentine Cookie and Cupcake Workshop at Sweet Maria's


159 Manor Ave., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203.755.3804.

A fun kid’s class! We’ll supply the cookie dough, and kids will create a heart-shaped candy-studded treat. Plus, they’ll get to decorate cupcakes and bring home their creations and recipes. Saturday, February 9, 2013, 2:30 pm, $ 25.00 class limited to 15.

Haight-Brown Vineyards - Tapas Night - Litchfield


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

Tapas Night @ the Vineyard Sat, February 9, 2013Fabulous Food and Wine...A selection of hot and cold passed and plated Hors d'oeuvres served with your favorite wine. Enjoy two glasses of wine, Spanish style tapas and dessert for a sweet ending. Bring friends and family or meet new ones. At the end of the night, bring home your wine glass as a souvenir of the evening.  Tapas Night begins at 6:30pm. Reservations are required.  $50 per Person PLEASE NOTE:  Reservation are taken with a credit card. Cancellations must occur 5 days prior to the event for full refund. Phone or email cancellations accepted. Cancellations after 5 days prior will result in full charge.



43 Lake Ave. Extension , Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-8672 .

WCSU will host a 5:30 p.m. planetarium show on Feb. 9, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8672 or visit

Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield - A Valentine's Dance


50 Montfort Rd, Rte. 118, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

A Valentine's Dance will be held on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 from 7-10 pm in Pilgrim Hall at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield.  Hors d'oeuvres, soda and ice will be provided; if you prefer, BYOB.  The donation for this event is $30 per couple and $15 per person.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE SHRINE.  For reservations & tickets call Lori: 860-485-0279 or e-mail:

Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House - Vintage Valentines For Kids


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

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grades 2-6. Kids will be able to choose from a selection of endearing vintage Valentine cards, including some with movable parts, to craft Valentine cards for their loved ones. Each child should bring a passport-sized photo of him/herself. A light snack will be served.

Valentine’s Food & Wine Pairing Dinner at The Silo


44 Upland Rd., off Rte. 202, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Saturday, February 9, 6 to 9 p.m. For lovers and friends. For the culinary curious and inclined, The Silo Cooking School presents the perfect Valentine's Day Dinner for you and your special someone. Part-cooking class/demonstration, part-gourmet dining experience, this epicurian experience is sure to impress. Chef William Cosgrove will show you how to make mouthwatering dishes that will arouse your culinary appetite.  Each course will be paired with a wine sure to please.  Menu to follow. (Demonstration.)
Must be 21 or older to attend.  Wines will be available for purchase. $90.00 per person. Visit the website for more information.

Celebration of Love - Fifth Annual Valentine’s Day Art Show


319 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-574-3954 or 203-266-0110.

Fine Line Art Gallery hosts its annual Valentine’s Day show starting Saturday, February 9th, with a reception from noon to 4 PM. Fall in love with a beautiful piece of artwork from a new collection of paintings, photographs, and prints – in a variety of sizes – as well as pottery, silk scarves, jewelry, and original greeting cards. 319 Main Street South, Woodbury. Gallery hours: Thursday-Sunday 11am - 4pm, or by appointment (203-266-0110). Ample parking.

Pirate Day at Mohawk Mountain


46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall, CT Phone: 800-895-5222.

A Mohawk Mountain tradition! Recover the pirate's bootie from hiding places all over the mountain and receive great prizes! Dress up like a pirate- everyone will be in authentic garb. ARRRRRGH!