Making Room – Moving Forward

03/09/2013

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

On Saturday 9:30 to 3 p.m. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center. Presented by professional organizer and founder of Clutter Solutions, Susan Lovallo. Learn how to make your life better by getting control of your paperwork, home & calendar so you can be more organized and relaxed. Fee: $40. Each participant may bring a friend for $25 payable at registration. For fees and more information call Wisdom House or visit the website.

Annual Sweetwind Maple Festival

03/09/2013

339 South Road, Rte. 179, Hartland, CT 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038.

10 a.m. till   4 p.m. Featuring maple syrup and sugar making demonstrations, narrated slide show, video, storytime for kids, sugarhouse tours, cooking and recipe class, food, free syrup samples, tree tapping demonstration, free sugar-on-snow eat, and more!
Learn how maple syrup and sugar is made at our farm. Various maple products will be for sale.A fun and educational day out for you and your family! Free admission.

Warner Theatre - World Famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra Plays at the Warner Theatre

03/10/2013

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

On Sunday, March 10 at 3pm, the Warner Theatre welcomes the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra to the main stage.
The orchestra, originally formed in 1938 by Glenn Miller, was arranged around a clarinet and tenor saxophone playing melody, while three other saxophones played the harmony. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. It remains the most popular and sought after big band in the world for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.Tickets for this performance are $19.50, $29.50, $39.50 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at www.warnertheatre.org

New England Carousel Museum - Contra Dance & Benefit

03/10/2013

95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

Sunday, March 10, 2013 3:00pm - 6:00pm. Admission: $12.00 (includes carousel ride and tour) Caller: Steve Holland Music: Chicks 'n Sync and Friends. Proceeds from the Dance will go toward improving the quality of our exhibits!!

Danbury Symphony Orchestra - Music of Schumann and Brahms

03/10/2013

Ives Concert Hall in White Hall, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 748-1716.

On Sunday, March 10, 2013, at 3:00pm, the Danbury Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ariel Rudiakov, will perform the music of  Schumann and Brahms. This concert is free thanks to generous patrons of the arts, Joan and Stephen Howard. The performance will take place at Ives Concert Hall located in White Hall on the corner of Fifth Avenue and White Street at the mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University. For additional information, contact the Danbury Music Centre at (203) 748-1716, or email dmc1935@snet.net.

 

Sweet Maria’s Cupcake Workshop at The Silo - New Milford

03/10/2013

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

Sunday, March 10, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. With Maria Sanchez of Sweet Maria's Bakery, Waterbury. Ring in the spring with this cupcake decorating class where you'll be shown how to decorate like a pro. Learn tips and recipes for springtime.  Class includes recipes and treats for take-home. These decorating techniques are easily transferred to cakes. Menu to follow. Coffee and dessert will be served. (Full participation) $85. or 2 for $160. # of students:

The Institute for American Indian Studies LHAC Lecture Presents Lonetown: Warrups, Reads and the Colonial Frontier

03/10/2013

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

3:00 pm Archaeologist Dr. Stuart Reeve and Redding Town Historian Kathleen Von Jena will give a PowerPoint presentation on the archae- ology and history of the Native American and early English settlements of Redding, specifically the Lonetown manor region, which was the first settlement in Redding and part of the western frontier of New England in the early 18th century. Please join us as Dr. Reeve and Ms. Von Jena discuss the Indian leader Chickens’ reservation, John Read’s original manor house, and other exciting findings based on their recent research. Fee: $5; Free to LHAC Members

New Morning Market Hosts Bio-TouchTM Introductory Workshop--Woodbury

03/12/2013 to 03/13/2013

129 Main St., North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Tuesday March 12 and Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM in the community room at New Morning Market a workshop:  Bio-TouchTM Introductory will be held.  This 4 hour workshop is an introduction to the BioTourch TM healing methodology including the history and applicaton of Bio-Touch TM.  Fee $75 individual. Family $95.  Please call to register.

Warner Theatre Presents The irish Tenors

03/13/2013

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

On  Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 8PM at the Warner Theatre The Irish Tenors will perform.  Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan will perform happy songs of celebration and humour, mixed with touching melodies and songs that warm the heart.  Check the website for seat availability and further information.

THE WITCH'S DUNGEON - UNITED WAY - FUNDRAISER DINNER & AUCTION - Aqua Turf, Southington

03/14/2013

Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 628-4565 or (860) 583-8306.

Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at The Aqua Turf in Southington, CT.   A Fundraiser  for "The Witch's Dungeon" in association with the United Way.  Ticket Info: (860) 628-4565. Tickets include a four course meal with two entrees plus beer & wine. The auction will offer 11" x 14" poster prints on heavy stock - hand signed by film celebrities such as MARK HAMILL ("Star Wars"),  and  DEE WALLACE ("E.T.").  As well as collectibles in the fantasy & sci-fi realm. Have your photos taken in the 1966 Batmobile with Batman & Robin -
or with life size figures of Lon Chaney Sr. & Claude Rains as "The Phantom Of The Opera" with the "Phantom Pipe Organ" - or with the original "E.T." actually used in the bike riding scene from the film - Don't miss it! (all proceeds benefit The United Way
& the non-profit "Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum")