Exotic Bird show at Quassy Amusement Park

06/13/2008 to 06/13/2008

Rte. 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

The NJ Bridman and His Exotic Bird Show come to Quassy at 7 p.m. performance on Friday. The 40-minute Exotic Bird Show is entertaining and educational as the performing macaw parrots roller skate, play basketball, ride bikes and scooters. The Exotic Bird show has been featured on Animal Planet, and Pet Star programs.

Moroccan Classics Feast Silo Cooking School class at Hunt Hill Farm

06/13/2008 to 06/13/2008

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

From 6:00 pm - 9:00 p.m. We�re on the road to Morocco with this hands on Moroccan Classics Feast with Chef Daniel Rosati the owner of La Villa Cucina Cooking School in Tuscany, Italy. When he is not there teaching and leading students around the countryside to wineries, restaurants, olive groves and truffle forests, he is busy teaching in the New York metropolitan area. Menu features: Miniature Chicken Bisteeya, Lamb Tagine with Dried Fruits and Cous Cous, Roasted Vegetables with Toasted Cumin Dressing, Orange Scented Carrot Salad, Zucchini Salad with Preserved Lemons, Marzipan Stuffed Dates. $85 per person or 2 for $160. (full participation). Contact Silo Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online the Hunt Hill Farm website.

Tri-Sate Amateur Truck Pull

06/13/2008 to 06/15/2008

Goshen Fair Grounds, Rte. 63,

It is the biggest event of its kind in the region, debuting for the first time at last year's Goshen Stampede. Amateur drivers will once again bring Trucks, SUVs, and Jeeps, light duty to super duty, gas or diesel, Toyotas, Chevys, and Dodges from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and even Main.

Magic Hat City Music Festival - Danbury

06/13/2008 to 06/13/2008

Ive Street Park, Danbury, 06810.

An exciting weekend planned with Magic Hat. Show Time 8 p.m.

Gallery Grand Opening at Studio 59 work by award-winning graphic artist, Priscilla Newcomb

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

Studio 59, 59 Barber Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6081.

Nature's Mandalas - 32 works of art by award-winning graphic artist Priscilla Newcomb Grand opening reception is Saturday, June 14, noon to 4pm This event is part of the Connecticut Open House Day, sponsored by the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. In addition to the grand opening of the gallery (ribbon cutting ceremony at noon with Mayor Ryan Bingham) - make sure you go upstairs to the performance space and hear Timothy Wallace present a mini-concert on his magnificent Steinway grand piano. Call for directions: 482-6801

Spirit of the Moment - Susan Dorzaios's Open Studio and Silent Auction

06/14/2008 to 06/15/2008

26 Ruth Cross Rd., Colebrook, 06021. Phone: 860-379-5557.

Share the Spirit of the Moment with Susan at her Open Studio and silent Auction from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission.

SEE WHAT I SEE with Wally Kolek

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

Join Wally Kolek "Extreme Home Makeover" photographer for a seasonal digital photography class at the Henderson Cultural Center at Hunt Hill Farm from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Wally's enthusiasm is contagious and his never-ending passion for architecture, lighthouses, landscapes, portraits and seasonal scenes will, no doubt, make this workshop a very special event. The workshop includes tricks-of-the-trade information for improving your photography skills and achieving quality photographs. Classes are held rain or shine- in the Silo Gallery and outside on the Farm grounds. Students must bring their own digital camera. Reservations are required. Walking shoes are suggested. Workshop Fee: $85 per class. To register call Hunt Hill Farm or register online at the Hunt Hill Farm website.

Pleasant Valley Bean Hole Supper

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

Route 181, Pleasant Valley, 06063. Phone: 860-379-7764.

The Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church will hold the "Pleasant Valley Bean Hole Supper" on Saturday, June 14, 2008. Seatings at 5,6,and 7PM. Join for a delicious bean hole baked beans and ham supper with homemade potato salad, cole slaw, and desserts, and rolls and beverages. Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5. Reservations required. Call: 860-379-7764

First Annual Connecticut Water Trails Day-Naugatuck River and Housatonic River

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

Naugatuck, Phone: 860-274-6213 or 860-672-6365.

On Saturday, June 14, 2008 the newly formed CT Water Trails Program will hold its first annual CT Water Trails Day. The idea behind the event is to celebrate the vibrant and vital role of Connecticut's water trails. Eleven different water trails in the state will be highlighted, ranging from Coastal to Whitewater to Flatwater. All of the events will start at 10AM. For the Naugatuck River Trail group contact david@4ctoutdoors.com or 860-274-6213 or for the Housatonic River, West Cornwall contact Clarke Outdoors - 860-672-6365.

Gunn Museum Program--Victorian Lady, The Edwardian Era

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

Rte. 47 and Wykeham Rd., Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

Join the Gunn Museum to celebrate the 4th Annual CT Open House Day, Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 1PM. Kandie Carle will give a performance of the Victorian Lady, the Edwardian Era in the Washington Club Hall, adjacent to the Gunn Museum. The presentation is not a fashion show, rather, Ms. Carle takes her audience on a journey of discovery by using clothing and accessories as a tool. She dresses in layer upon layer of the clothing of the chosen period and as each piece is added she explains how it was worn, its use, as well as when and where it was appropriate. The performance is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served after the program. Further information call 860-868-7756.