Danbury Concerts on the Green

08/03/2013

Ives Street and National Place, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

A Tribute to the Grand Old Opry. All concerts free to the public. Opening act beings at 7 p.m.; main performer at 8 p.m.

Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Music Festival returns!

08/03/2013

43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, CT

On August 3rd, 1963, a month after recording "She Loves You," The Beatles performed at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club for the very last time. It was their 292nd appearance at the club and they received a fee of £300 for the gig.
On Saturday, August 3, 2013, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of this historic occasion, thousands of fans will "Come Together" for a day-long festival of Beatles music at Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue Ext. in Danbury, Connecticut. Doors open at Noon. The event is a fund-raiser for Sandy Hook, with 100% of net ticket sales benefiting charity.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival -Young Artists' Performance and Emerson String Quartet

08/03/2013

120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

10:30 AM Catch a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series with the extraordinary young musicians studying at Norfolk. Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice, you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly. 8 P.M. Emerson String Quartet Franz Josef Haydn: String Quartet in g minor, Op 20, No. 3, Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 3, Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Op 59, No. 1. For Tickets and Information: Concerts at: The Music Shed, 20 Litchfield Road (Rtes 44 & 272), Norfolk, CT Call: 203.432.1966 Email: norfolk@yale.edu Website: www.norfolkmusic.org Series Ticket Prices: $55 - $15; $10 Students (ages18-25), and KIDS COME FREE! Special Event Ticket Prices: The Tokyo String Quartet- The Last Concert $375 ($345 ltd view) - $225 ($175 ltd view) - $100 ($75 ltd view) - $45

Music Mountain Saturday Concert Series--Falls Village

08/03/2013

Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On SAT., AUGUST 3, 6:30 PM the Amernet String Quartet will perform with  Alexander Platt, Narrator, Peter Askim, Double Bass
Prokofiev: Peter & the Wolf, Opus 67 (1936) (2), Dvorak: Selection from Cypresses B 152 (1887) (3) Dvorak: Quintet for Strings &
Double Bass in G Major, Opus 77 (1875) (5) Pre-Concert Russian Dinner At the Falls Village Inn (Limited to 70) Dinner (5 PM)
& Concert (6:30 PM): $60. Concert Only $35 at the door $30 in advance. Must Reserve for Dinner by Friday, August 2nd.  Call to reserve.860-824-7126.  Check the website for further information.

Quassy -New York Dance Day

08/03/2013

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

Dance schools and studios from New York perform on the stage. Program starts at noon.

Annual Green Corn Festival

08/03/2013 to 08/03/2013

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

Come and enjoy fun-filled activities for the whole family including drumming, dancing, kids' crafts, storytelling, powwow style food, arts and crafts for sale and much more. This year we are honored to welcome back the award winning Yellowhouse Dancers! From the Southwestern Navajo Nation, these talented performers keep their tradition and culture alive through music and dance. Also joining us again this year are the drumming group, the Sint-Sink Singers; musician Allan Madahbee, Ojibwa; Storyteller Janis Us, Mohawk-Shinnecock descent and Abenaki Chef and Author, Dale Carson. Fee: $10 Adults; $6 Children. Held Rain or Shine.

Thomaston Summer Concert at Seth Thomas Park Featuring WestSide 5/Acapella Group

08/05/2013

South Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-484-4976.

On Monday, August 5, 2013 at 7PM at Seth Thomas Park the Acapella group WestSide 5 of New York City will perform a Fine Arts Connection free summer concert.  Free parking is available at the Unimetals Company across the park on the Elm Street side.  In case of rain the concert will be held at the Thomaston High School on Route 109. 

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society American Military Forum-The Shenandoah Valley Campaign

08/05/2013

165 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 7:30PM  - American Military Forum - The Shenandoah Valley Campaign and it's impact on the Hite Family of Page County at the Brookfield Historical Society's Museum.  Presentation by Harlan Jessup. Refreshments will be served...and the Museum is air conditioned!

Brookfield Historical Society - Presentation

08/05/2013

165 Whisconier Road , Brookfield, CT Phone: 203 775-3934.

 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to a presentation on the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign which took place during the American Civil War. The program is hosted by the Brookfield Historical Society

Dakota Unity Riders at Danbury Museum and Historical Society

08/06/2013

43 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

The First Nation Dakota People of Manitoba Canada are riding to spread a message of peace and healing throughout the entire world. This epic journey of the horsemen will cover thousands of miles from Canada to New York State, reaching millions of people. A full day of events will culminate with a Community Picnic at the museum from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at 43 Main Street in Danbury. The public is encouraged to pack a picnic dinner and join in fellowship at the museum's Main Street campus.  Their visit will also include a ceremony and gathering at noon at Tarrywile Park to honor Albert Afraid of Hawk, and the greater Danbury community for their efforts to return Albert's remains to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for burial.