Woodbury Summer Concert Series--Phil Forbes-Class Jazz Trio

08/12/2009 to 08/12/2009

Hollow Park, Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-3113.

On Wednesday evening, August 12, 2009 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Hollow Park the Woodbury Summer Concert Series continues with Phil Forbes-Classic Jazz Trio. The Woodbury Park and Recreation Department organizes the series.

Litchfield Summer Concert Series--Kerry Boys-Irish, Seashantys, Song of Drink

08/12/2009 to 08/12/2009

Litchfield Green-Route 202/63, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-7569.

On Wednesday evening, August 12, 2009 at a new time-6:30PM to 8:30PM on the Litchfield Green the Summer Concert Series continues with Kerry Boys-Irish, seashantys, song of drink. Bring blanket and chairs to sit on the grass. Rain location: listen to WZBG 97.3FM.

Connecticut Baseball - the Best of the Nutmeg State

08/13/2009 to 08/13/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 ext 10. Fax: 203-756-6283.

Thursday, August 13, 2009, 5:30-7:30 pm

Children, Members: Free, Non-Members: $5

Connecticut's illustrious baseball history began in 1876 when the Hartford Dark Blues became a founding member of the National League. Don Harrison, former sports editor of the Waterbury Republican American and author of Connecticut Baseball recounts some of the most colorful and controversial baseball stars from Connecticut, including Ron Diorio, Jim Piersall, Bobby Valentine, and Dave Wallace!

Newtown Summer Concert Series--Dickinson Park--Eye Contact

08/13/2009 to 08/13/2009

Elm Drive and Brushy Hill Rd., Newtown, 06470. Phone: 203-270-4340.

On Thursday, August 13, 2009 starting at 6:30PM the Newtown Summer Concert Series continues with Eye Contact. Bring your picnic basket and a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a Free evening to relax with your family ad friends.

Studio 59 A Performance Gallery - Spring Concert Series - Latin Fire

08/14/2009 to 08/15/2009

59 Barber Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

Aug. 14 and 15 Latin Fire Music of Villa-Lobos, DeFalla and others, including tangos. Peter Ferreira, violin and Timothy Alexandre Wallace, piano. TICKETS:$25 single and $40 for two. Performances are at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

Mohegan Sun NASCAR Camping World 200--Lime Rock Park

08/14/2009 to 08/15/2009

Rte. 7 and Rte. 112, Lime Rock, 06039.

On Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15, 2009 Lime Rock Park switches gears from sports cars to stock cars this weekend as young, up and comers take the fight to NASCAR's old guard. With Lime Rock being one of only two road courses on the schedule, these stock car drivers will be sure to duke it out to the finish line during this Mohegan Sun 200 spectacular. Ticket range from $15-$45. Call for further information.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

08/14/2009 to 08/14/2009

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860.542.3000. Fax: 860.542.3004.

Bartók & Schubert - August 14, 2009 at 8PM     The Festival presents a program of Bartók, Hindemith and Schubert. Come early and enjoy a brookside picnic and a stroll along the grounds. Admission: $45 - $10 and KIDS COME FREE! For tickets call 860.542.3000 or visit our website at norfolkmusic.org.

Summer Concert Series--CityCenter Danbury-Shoofly Blues

08/14/2009 to 08/14/2009

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, August 14, 2009 starting at 7:30PM the Danbury CityCenter Summertime Concert Series continues with Shoofly Blues. Concerts are all free. Bring a chair and a picnic and enjoy the show.

Torrington Coe Memorial Park Concert Series--Yesteryear - Fifties and Oldies

08/14/2009 to 08/14/2009

Litchfield Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-2274.

On Friday, August 14, 2009 Coe M emorial Park Concert Series continues with Yesteryear - Fifties and Oldies from 7PM to 9PM. Free Rain or Shine. Bring blankets and chairs to sit on grass. Sponsored thru Torrington Park and Recreation Department.

Root Diggin' Herbalism: Roots and Harvesting

08/15/2009 to 08/15/2009

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Late summer and early autumn is just the right time of year to talk about Root Medicine! Join local herbalist and flower essence practitioner Lupo Passero and learn about the various medicinal roots that grow throughout the Northeast and within the healing garden at IAIS. Many familiar plants such as dandelion and echinacea's medicinal virtues are found within the root of the plant. Lupo will teach about the proper use of root medicine and how to harvest and prepare wild roots for home use in teas, tinctures as well as food.

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Fee: $15; $12 IAIS members