k.d. lang - Palace Theater

03/16/2008 to 03/16/2008

100 East Main St., Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

Over the last twenty years, k.d. lang has lent her voice to an astonishing range of material, from Nashville tearjerkers to Tin Pan Alley torch songs, from playful cow-punk tunes to sultry, grown-up pop. Her new album, "Watershed," will be released in North America by Nonesuch Records on February 5, 2008. "Watershed" comprises 11 new songs written and produced by k.d., and recorded in California this year. Don't miss this truly one-of-a-kind performance live on the Palace stage. Tickets: $70/ $60/ $50/ $40

Best selling author Marie Bostwick at UConn Torrington

03/19/2008 to 03/19/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Award-winning novelist Marie Bostwick will be discussing her work, including her latest novel, "On Wings of the Morning", as part of the UConn LCWP series, "The Creative Process". A book signing and reception will follow the discussion. 6:30pm - 9:00pm. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mohawk MT Ski Area Customer Appreciation Day-Cornwall

03/21/2008 to 03/22/2008

46 Great Hollow Rd., off Rte.4, Cornwall, 06753. Phone: 800-895-5222.

On Saturday, March 21, 2008 Customer Appreciation Day will be held at Mohawk MT Ski Area. Free lift ticket to everyone all day Good Friday. Rentals and lessons are regular prices. On Saturday, March 22, 2008 a free rental day will be offered. Lift tickets will be spring prices $20 half day and $30 all day. Rentals will be free as long as the rental agreement form is signed by a parent or guardian and security (a credit card imprint or driver's license) is on file. Further information call: 800-895-5222.

Riverdance - FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT! - Palace Theater

03/25/2008 to 03/28/2008

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

Tuesday, March 25 - 7:30pm Wednesday, March 26 - 7:30pm Thursday, March 27- 7:30pm FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT! RIVERDANCE, the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song and dance that has tapped its way onto the world stage thrilling millions of people around the globe, will play three Farewell Performances at the Palace Theater. "A Phenomenon of Historic Proportions!" raves the Washington Post (6/10/07). "An explosion of sight and sound that simply takes your breath away," cheers the Chicago Tribune. "A family evening unlike anything else!" exclaims The London Times. Discover why nothing in the world compares to The Original International Phenomenon! Whether it's your first time or your fifth, you won't want to miss these FAREWELL performances of Riverdance! Tickets: $58/ $53/ $48

Sweet Maria's Class- Hands-on Cake Decorating Class

03/26/2008 to 03/26/2008

159 Manor Avenue, Waterbury, 06705. Phone: 203-755-3804.

Learn how to assemble and decorate a 2-layer buttercream cake. After a short demonstration, you�ll be given your own cake, frosting and tools to create your own personal masterpiece. Learn tips from the professional staff of Sweet Maria�s, including borders, writing and rose making. The cake and recipes are yours for take home. Coffee and dessert will be served. Class limited to 12 Wednesday March 26th, 6:30 pm $75.00

Furniture-maker, sculptor, digital artist at UConn Torrington

03/26/2008 to 03/26/2008

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Tommy Simpson, Litchfield County sculptor and furniture maker and Karen LaFleur, digital artist will be discussing their work and inspirations as part of the UConn LCWP spring 2008 series, "The Creative Process". With experience in furniture, jewelry, ceramics, scuplture and painting, Tommy Simpson creates remarkable and beautiful pieces in his Litchfield County studio. Karen LaFleur is a noted digital artist who creates spell-binding narrative art, combining traditional and contemporary methods. 6:30pm - 9:00pm. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Evening in Vienna - Annual fund raising event to benefit the programs of the Danbury Music Centre.

03/28/2008 to 03/28/2008

Friday, March 28 from 8:00PM - 11:00PM in the Grand Hotel Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel on Ridgebury Road in Danbury. Dance to the music of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra directed by James Humphreville, Music Director Emeritus Enjoy a sumptuous Viennese Dessert Table, cash bar Participate in a silent auction Period costumes welcome. Price: $50 per person; table seat 8; full tables, at $400, may be reserved.

Open House Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse

03/29/2008 to 03/29/2008

339 South Road, Hartland, 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038.

"Open House" at Sweet Wind Farm's Sugarhouse from 10-5. Free admission. Come watch and learn how we make maple syrup and other maple products. We will be offering sugarhouse tours and free taste samples, slide show, video, free coffee and more to visitors. A fun and educational day out for the whole family. Located at 339 South Road, East Hartland CT , on Rte. 179.

TERSTON ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET! In celebration of the 3rd Annual Kent Film Festival

03/29/2008 to 03/29/2008

Terston Home Accents & Womenswear, 31 North Main Street, Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-927-1255.

On Saturday, March 29, from 2:00 �7:00 p.m. Movie buffs are invited to drop by the store for champagne and hors d�oeuvre and take the Terston Movie Challenge, a short quiz designed to test your big-screen savvy. Answer the six questions correctly and win a door prize! When you stop by on Saturday afternoon, play �Name That Soundtrack� to be eligible to win a free gift! Terston will be open late until 7:00pm on both Friday and Saturday March 28 and 29 in support of the Festival and will be offering a complimentary Signature Chocolate Bar to all who bring in a Film Festival Ticket (or stub) on any of the four days of the Kent Film Festival. Terston will be selling Film Festival tickets prior to the event and, while you�re in the store, you�re invited to take a guess at the amount of popcorn in the jar to win a ticket to the Festival.

Danbuy Weserners Baseball Fanchise - Art Auction

03/29/2008 to 03/29/2008

Phone: 203-790-8342.

The Danbury Westerners Baseball Franchise are hosting their fundraising Art Auction at Warner Hall located on the WSCU Mid-Town Campus. The Preview portion will begin at 6:00pm with the Auction starting at 7:30pm. There will be door prizes, raffles music, snacks, beverages and lots of FUN! Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two. Contact Kay Schreiber with questions or to purchase tickets.