2014 Connecticut Trail Days--Four trail walks/bikes in Litchfield

06/07/2014 to 06/08/2014

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759.

2014 CT Trails Day Weekend offers 258 events Statewide.  Four trail walks/bikes are planned in Litchfield.  A bike ride trail sponsored by the Litchfield Community Greenway committee, Weantinoge  Heritage Land Trust offers a hike at the Hauser Wildlife Preserve, White Memorial Conservation Center offers a guided hike along several of their trails and the Litchfield Land Trust offers self-guided hike of their Stillman-Danaher Preserve Trail just off Route 118.  Further information and details are available on line.

Haight Vineyard Music with Jeannie Pomeroy-Murphy

06/07/2014

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860.567.4045.

Spend the afternoon listening to the music of Jeannie Pomeroy-Murphy. She is a Singer/Guitarist and Song writer. She has been performing across Southern New England for more than 2 decades. Standards, Classic Rock, powerhouse ballads, Country and Blues. Jeannie will be playing her guitar from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on June 7th. Come in and enjoy a glass of wine, visit with friends and get to know Jeannie's music. 

14th Annual TAG SALE HOSTED BY KELLOGG SCHOOL AND FALLS VILLAGE DAY CARE

06/07/2014 to 06/08/2014

Rte. 126, Main St., Falls Village, CT

Friends of Lee Kellogg School (FOLKS) and the Falls Village Day Care Center  tag sale to be held on the weekend of June 7th and 8th at Lee H. Kellogg School in Falls Village.   The Tag Sale will be open for early birds from 7am-9am on Sat. June 7th with a $5 admission. It will then run from 9am-3pm on Saturday and 9am-2pm on Sunday, June 8th.

Naugatuck Historical Society Hosts Sixth Annual Celebration of Art

06/07/2014 to 06/08/2014

195 Water St., Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

The Naugatuck Historical Society will host its 6th Annual Celebration of Art.  The show includes a wine and cheese reception on June 7 and a Community Art Day on June 8th.  Cash prizes will be awarded in different categories.  Email to register for the show.  Open to the public.

Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition To Hold Annual Fund-Raising Event "Evening By the River" - Woodbury

06/07/2014

1068 Main St., Rte. 6, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-266-4009.

Friends and supporters of the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition will gather in the gardens of Woodbury’s Mill House for “The Scene on the River,”on Saturday, June 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 P.M. The Coalition, founded by concerned citizens, is celebrating 14 years of service and outreach to the people and towns of the Watershed. PRWC helps preserve and protect the Pomperaug Watershed by conducting research and collaborating with town officials and local groups to help manage this magnificent water resource. Chairman of the PRWC Board John Lacadie says, “As part of its mission, the Coalition also reaches out to residents, homeowners, local groups, and area schools to teach about proper stewardship of the river and aquifer.” Honorary Chair of the event is once again Faith Middleton, host and executive producer of the popular, long-running Faith Middleton Show on WNPR. Saturday evening along a beautiful stretch of the Nonnewaug River guests can listen to live classical guitar music and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wines as they wander the lawns and gardens of the old Mill House, now a celebrated antiques shop and informal Woodbury landmark. They can peruse a fine array of silent auction items under the big white tent and enjoy the comic live-auction patter of the team of Paul Largay, of Largay Travel, and Dr. Peter Jacoby, Chairman of Emergency Medicine of St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. Tickets for the event are $75 and are on sale at the Coalition’s website, www.pomperaug.org. Rain date:  June 8th.

 

Washington in Bloom at St. John's Episcopal Church--Washington, CT

06/07/2014

78 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06793.

On Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 11Am to 4PM St. John's Episcopal Church will host "Washington in Bloom".   A flower market featuring chic summer clothes, hats and whimsical accessories, items for the home and garden, and of course, flowers, herbs and plants.  Come and shop -- Admission is free.  Gourmet lunch will be served from noon to 2PM. $25 per person.  Children under 12 $10.  Reservations recommended.  Door Prizes! 

Harwinton Antiques and Design Weekend

06/07/2014 to 06/08/2014

150 Locust Rd., Harwinton, CT 06791. Phone: 317-598-0012.

Farmington Antiques & Design Weekend to become Harwinton Antiques & Design Weekend!

Jenkins Management is proud to announce a new home for their long running Farmington Antiques Weekend- The Harwinton Fairgrounds.  The dates will remain the second full weekend in June and Labor Day Weekend.(June 7-8 & Aug 30 & 31, 2014) Located the same distance of much travelled Route 4, the new location will provide a significant upgrade in facility and infrastructure for dealers and customers.  Our new home will feature over 200 indoor and outdoor spaces.  

The Harwinton Fairgrounds is also just a few miles from Rt 8, a main thoroughfare for customers travelling up from Fairfield County, Westchester County and the rest of the New York City area.  This should cut over 40 minutes one way off the commute from New York. For information, please contact Jenkins Management at 317-601-5285 or 317-431-4861 info@jenkinsshows.com

Mattatuck Museum - Piecing Quilt Workshop

06/07/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130 .

In celebration of Stories and Journeys: The Art of Faith Ringgold and Aminah Robinson join longtime quilters Priscilla Popple and Sue Wood to learn piecing for quilting basics. Participants will make a 14 inch log cabin block. All materials and equipment provided. Basic sewing skills required. Bring a bagged lunch or enjoy lunch at the Café at the Matt. Space is limited. Register early by contacting 203.753.0381. Members: $25. - non-members: $40.

Gunn Memorial Library Hosts Annual Hosts and Luminaries Evening--Washington, CT

06/07/2014

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On June 7, 2014 the Gunn Memorial Library will host its Annual Hosts and Luminaries Evening fundraiser.  Featured this year:  Robert Couturier & Jeffrey Morgan as Hosts & Luminary; Abbey Darer and Tom Rosenwald Hosting John Tillinger; Anne Sutherland Fuchs hosting Kate Medina; Merle & Barry Ginsburg hosting Dick Button; Stephanie & Tim Ingrassia hosting Harry Moses; Carolyn Klemm hosting Candace Bushnell and many more.  Check the website and make reservations early as this event always sells out.

White Memorial Foundation Celebrate Connecticut Trail Days!!! Geology Walk Through Five Ponds with Tom Alena

06/07/2014

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Geologist and meteorologist Tom Alena knows a thing or two about rocks! Join Tom on this beautiful hike through one of White Memorial's richest geological arenas. Tom will explain the glacial event that occurred thousands of years ago in laymen's terms revealing the stories of white quartz, garnets, mica schist, and that incredible boulder field that define this very special area. Wear sturdy boots. Rain or shine! 11:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A.B. Ceder Room, FREE...Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.