21st Annual Litchfield Jazz Festival--Goshen

08/06/2016 to 08/07/2016

116 Old Middle St., Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-361-6285.

The 21st Annual Litchfield Jazz Festival will be held on August 6 - 7, 2016 at the Goshen Fairgrounds.  Tickets start at $37 for general admission lawn.  This year's festival celebrates America's great original art form Jazz, and is dedicated to Mario Pavone, renowned bassist and founding member of the Litchfield Jazz.  Tickets available at LJF2016.eventbrite.com

Music Mountain 2016 Saturday Twilight Series--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Joplin, Ragtime & The Birth of Jazz-Falls Village


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

The Twilight series features concerts of Jazz, Big Band, Cabaret, Country, Folk, Opera, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Our Saturday evening twilight concerts allow you to tap your toes in your seat or while dancing on our outdoor dance floor! Saturday August 6, 6:30 PM--Buy Tickets Online--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Joplin, Ragtime & The Birth of Jazz led by Chris Washburne & André Mehmari "One of the best trombonists in New York" (New York Times) Chris Washburne joins forces with "one of Brazil's best kept secrets" (EJazz News) pianist André Mehmari in a night of bi-hemispheric ragtime revival, calling on the sounds of Ernest Hogan, Scott Joplin and more.

Annual Green Corn Festival

08/06/2016 to 08/06/2016

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

Join the fun at IAIS's Eleventh Annual Green Corn Festival! Welcome the first corn of the season with exciting activities including drumming, dancing, crafts, storytelling and more! Enjoy the music, powwow-style food, and check out the arts and crafts for sale.
Corn is an integral part of the annual cycle of life for many Native American people and when the first tender ears are ripe for picking it is cause for celebration. We are excited to welcome back Erin Lamb-Meeches and the Native Nation Dance Troupe. Fee: $10 Adults; $6 Children. Held Rain or Shine.

New England Carousel Museum Family Sunday


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM This month we will be making a Trojan Horse in honor of our Museum of Greek Culture! Along with participating in our craft activity, visitors will also get to tour the MUSEUM OF GREEK CULTURE, THE MUSEUM OF FIRE HISTORY, AND THE CAROUSEL Museum and take a ride on our carousel. This is a great way for families to spend the day together while making wonderful memories! Admission to Family Sunday is FREE with General Admission, Members: FREE $6.00 for adults, $5.50 for Seniors, $5.00 for children (4-14), $2.00 for children (1-3).

Shrine of Lourdes Talent Show


50 Montfort Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-1041.

A Talent Show will be held at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118 Litchfield, CT 06759 on Sunday, August 7th from 2:00 until 4:00 pm. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beautiful grounds of the Shrine

Harwinton Historical Society Hosts Ice Cream Social


Route 118, Harwinton, CT 06791. Phone: 860-482-7978.

An ice cream social is being planned for Sunday, August 7th from 2 to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the one-room schoolhouse on Route 118. Nancy Schnyer and Eleanor Woike have volunteered to co-chair this event. Bring a lawn chair and an appetite for
some good ice cream at a reasonable price. All are welcome..

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Harlem String Quartet--Falls Village


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

Sunday, August 7, 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online--Harlem String Quartet--Pamela Mia Paul, Piano Grieg: String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 27 (1877) (7) Antonio Carol Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema (1964) (1) Dizzy Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia (1941-2) (1)
Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 87 (1889) (5).

White Memorial Foundation Museum Nature’s Nursery Series


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

3-6 years old. Every session will include a story, an encounter with a live animal, and an activity or craft. Bring your young nature lovers out to White Memorial for a jam-packed hour of hands-on learning. Parents, we ask that you stay for the duration of the program. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. 4-5pm. Advanced registration is required. Space is limited and fills up quickly. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org → Education → Public Programs for Children. Members: $7/child per session, Non-Members: $12/child per session

Thomaston Historical Society


80 Knox Street , Thomaston, CT Phone: (207) 354-2295.

7 p.m. Indian Wars. Author Mike Dekker will talk about the crucial role the Thomaston region played in the French and Indian Wars in Maine.

Torrington Historical Society Tai Chi


192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

7 pm - 8 pm . Tai Chi instruction 7-8 pm in the gardens. Free