Remembering The Titanic Dinner Event

04/13/2008 to 04/13/2008

Cuisine with Jill Nicolson Cooking School, 184 South Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-1003.

We will be recreating (with variations and combining several courses) that first class 10 course menu complete with actors dressed in period costumes from the Warner Theatre and a violinist playing the songs from that fateful night!. $100 Guest Limited seating of 36 guest only. Call or visit the website.

Brookfield Historical Society Hosts American Civil War Lecture on the 1864 Atlanta Campaign

04/14/2008 to 04/14/2008

Intersection Routes 25 and 133, Brookfield, 06804. Phone: (203) 740-8140.

On Monday evening, April 14, 2008, the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society, located at the intersection of Routes 25 and 133 in Brookfield Center, will host a lecture and power point presentation by local historian David Montgomery on the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 conducted by the northern General William T. Sherman's Union Forces during the American Civil War. The lecture is free and will begin at 7:30 p.m. Complimentary refreshments will be served after the presentation. The public is invited to attend and requested to bring along any civil war memorabilia they may have in their possession.

An Evening with Tom Brokaw

04/15/2008 to 04/15/2008

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

Spend an engaging evening with the former NBC News anchor and New York Times bestselling author as he takes us on a memorable journey through time with his latest literary work BOOM! Voices of the Sixties, Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today. Special Event to benefit the Warner Theatre and the Litchfield County Writer's Project at UCONN, Torrington.

Performance Schedule: Tuesday April 15 | 7pm

Ticket Prices: $50 VIP (Includes premium seating, a private pre-event reception and advanced book purchase), $25, $20 -Members, Subscribers and School Teachers, $5 -Students under 21 with valid ID

The Naugatuck Historical Society, Guest Speaker Gordon Williams presents The Good Old Days of 1890.

04/16/2008 to 04/16/2008

193 Water Street, Naugatuck, 06770.

On Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Award-winning educator and local historian Gordon Williams provides some insight into 1890s New England life. Immigrants were flocking to America; business was booming in the era of the Robber Baron; Joseph Pulitzer ran the presses and bicycles were the newest fad. Free for historical society members $2.00 Museum admission for non-members Refreshments will be served.

Susan Kinsolving and Elizabeth MacDonald at UConn, speaking on creativity

04/16/2008 to 04/16/2008

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

Poet Susan Kinsolving and mosaic artist Elizabeth MacDonald will be in conversation with Davyne Verstandig as part of LCWP's "Ctreative Process" series. Kinsolving has been a Litchfield County resident for over seventeen years. She has authored two collections of her own poetry, The White Eyelash and Dailies and Rushes. The latter has been nominated for the Book Critics Circle Award, and her work has been in several publications, including The New York Times Book Review and The Washington Post. Elizabeth MacDonald is a remarkable mosaic artist. Always fascinated by theatre and art, MacDonald worked her way into the world of ceramics, eventually finding her footing as an innovative, imaginative creator and continually working spontaneity and surprise into her pieces. The event will run from 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Admission is free.

History of Watertown Railroad Lecture by Gary Ruzbasian-Watertown Historical Society

04/17/2008 to 04/17/2008

50 Deforest Street, Watertown, 06795. Phone: 860-274-1050.

On Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 7:30PM Gary Ruzbasian will give a lecture and PowerPoint presentation on thee history of the Watertown Railroad. The lecture will take place at Walker Hall, 50 Deforest St. and is presented by the Watertown Historical Society. The program is free and open to the public, donations are appreciated. Parking is available at the Town Hall and behind the First Congregational Church. Further information call 860-274-1050 or www.watertownhistoricalsociety.org.

Chuck Mahoney at Maron Hotel

04/18/2008 to 04/18/2008

42 Lake Ave., Ext, Danbury, 06810. Phone: 203-791-2200.

Classic Rock - Guitar and Vocals at Vivo Bar and Grill 7 - 11 p.m.

National Park Week at Weir Farm

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton, 06897. Phone: 203-761-9945.

Saturday, April 19 marked the beginning of National Park Week, our nation's annual celebration of its magnificent natural landscapes and diverse cultural heritage. This year's theme, "Kids in Parks," reflects the National Park Service's commitment to encouraging young people to enjoy outdoor recreation and better appreciate our Nation's beauty and history.

Pasta Supper - Beacon Grance #118

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

Rte. 254, Northfield, 06778. Phone: 860-283-8091.

Pasta Supper, 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets: Adults: $8., Children: $4.00

Spring Comedy at the Palace - All the Great Books (abridged) - Waterbury

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

Palace Theater, 100 East Main Street,, Waterbury, 06706. Phone: 203-755-4700.

All the Great Books (abridged)Each April, Shakesperience actors take a comedy to the stage of the Palace Theater, Waterbury, for a Saturday night of irreverent satire and fun by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor. Our three actors once again abandon accuracy and decorum to speak volumes in 90 minutes. The evening includes wine, cheese, and a raffle to benefit our educational programs. Student discounts available. 7pm-Reception / 8pm-Show / 10pm-Dessert Reception Waterbury Tickets: $35 / $75* / $125* (ON SALE FEBRUARY 1, 2008) *Includes Premium Seating and Post-Show Dessert Reception.