White Flower Farm Make & Take Event: Container Gardening--Litchfield

05/07/2016

Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On May 7, 2016 at 10AM to 12Noon and also 1PM to 3PM White Flower Farm will offer a Make & Take Event:  Container Gardening.  Starting at $45.  Shop for colorful annuals with a person assistant and sit back as our staff assembles a unique planter perfect for a Mother's Day gift.  Price includes a decorative container, up to 5 annuals, soil and labor. Rain or shine.  Event held at the annual greenhouse.  Registration is required. 

Haight-Brown Vineyard Celebrates Mothers's Day Weekend--Litchfield

05/07/2016

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

Lot's of options to look good this Mother's Day weekend Saturday, May 7, 2016. 1 pm Wines of the World - France
4 pm Wine, Cheese and Chocolate.

White Silo Winery Hosts Cinco de Mayo Festival--Sherman

05/07/2016

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

Cinco de Mayo Festival--Our first event of 2016, Cinco de Mayo is on May 7th from 1 - 5 PM. We are making pulled chicken and vegetarian tacos, guacamole, salsa and chips, grilled asparagus quesadillas, quinoa black salad, and Mexican brownies. Prices are $5 per item. We will be serving our White Silo Winery Sangria. Reservations are not required, and no admission charge –just pay for food and wine.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Wild Edibles

05/07/2016

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

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10AM a Wild Edibles program will be held at Ansonia Nature Center.  The rangers will lead us in identification of wild plants, and we will taste and smell some along the way.  Pre register by calling. Class size is limited.  Free

Warner Theatre Presents Torrington Symphony Orchestra: Classical Disney

05/07/2016

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

The Torrington Symphony Orchestra will present, "Classical Disney" at the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, May 7 at 8 pm. Conducted by Maurice Steinberg, "Classical Disney" will feature narration and music from "Fantasia 1940 and 2000," including Nutcracker, Bald Mountain, Sorcerer's Apprentice, Toccata and Fugue and more. The Torrington Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1961 and has been an active part of the musical community ever since. The 45-plus Torrington Symphony amateur and professional musicians are drawn from 25 Connecticut towns, New York and Massachusetts. Tickets are $22. Children 12 and under are free.

Scoville Library Program: The Power of Song in the Golden Age in England: The Elizabethan Era--Salisbury

05/07/2016

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

On Saturday, May 7,  2016 at 4:00 The Power of Song in the Golden Age in England: The Elizabethan Era. An exploration of the music of the famous English composers. Christine Gevert will give an overview of the fascinating times during Elizabeth I's reign, in which for the first time a secular ruler was the spiritual leader of a nation. Using visual and audio examples, she will explore the genre of the English madrigal and motet through the vocal music of Elizabethan composers such as William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Morley, John Wilbye and others. Utilizing quotes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet", the talk will also showcase three motets written by a young contemporary composer commissioned by Crescendo. This presentation focuses on program to be performed by Crescendo Chorus and Viola da Gamba Ensemble titled "Elizabethan Music from the "Golden Age" in England and The Sounds of Hamlet." Christine Gevert is the founding Artistic Director of Crescendo and has performed in numerous early music festivals in the northeast, Europe and South America. MEETS AT SALISBURY TOWN HALL, 2nd FLOOR, Main Street, Salisbury.

The Power of Song in the Golden Age in England: The Elizabethan Era

05/07/2016

27 Main St., Salisbury, CT

4 p.m. An exploration of the music of the famous English composers. Christine Gevert will give an overview of the fascinating times during Elizabeth I's reign, in which for the first time a secular ruler was the spiritual leader of a nation. Using visual and audio examples, she will explore the genre of the English madrigal and motet through the vocal music of Elizabethan composers such as William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Thomas Morley, John Wilbye and others. Utilizing quotes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet", the talk will also showcase three motets written by a young contemporary composer commissioned by Crescendo. This presentation focuses on program to be performed by Crescendo Chorus and Viola da Gamba Ensemble titled "Elizabethan Music from the "Golden Age" in England and The Sounds of Hamlet." Christine Gevert is the founding Artistic Director of Crescendo and has performed in numerous early music festivals in the northeast, Europe and South Americ

Quassy Amusement Park - Festival of the Arts

05/07/2016

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT Phone: 203-758-2913.

Walkway chalk art competition returns for elementary, middle and high school teams. 11 a.m. start with this year's theme Reverse Time. School musical groups perform at the Carousel Theatre.

Quassy Amusement Park 6th Annual Wooden Warrior Day

05/07/2016

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT

Exclusive morning ride time on our award-wining roller coaster, lunch and more! Pre-sale ticket required for this event. Park open to public 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Smithy Store Hosts Local Makers Market-- New Preston

05/07/2016

10 Main St., New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-9003.

On May 7, 2016 from 1 to 5PM on the second floor loft gallery of The Smithy Store the second Local Markers Market will take place.  The one-day pop up style shop gives artisans good exposure to exhibit and sell their craft in a busy local market setting.  Also on display are the paintings by Ridgefield artist, Ann Kromer.