Out for Art -- Performance Event -- Timex Museum

09/24/2009 to 09/24/2009

175 Union St., I-84, Ext. 22/23, Waterbury, 06706. Phone: 203-757-0701 Ext. 316.

On Thursday, September 24, 2009 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at the Timexpo: The Timex Museum, Waterbury Out for Art--a networking and performance event celebrating the arts will be held. Refreshments, networking , artwork and performances. $10 ACC Members, $15 Non-Members, Please RSVP to 203-757-0701 Ext. 316 or email: dploch@waterburyregionarts.com. Check the website for further information.

Flutist Rhonda Larson In Concert--Norfolk

09/25/2009 to 09/25/2009

12 Village Green, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-5721.

Grammy Award winning flutist Rhonda Larson will present a solo concert on Friday, September 25, 2009 at 7:30PM at the Church of Christ Congregational, Norfolk. No advance tickets are being sold, but donations will be accepted at the door: $10 for individuals and $25 for a family of four or more. Call for further information.

5th Annual WOW-Women of the World Forum--Neag Performing Arts Center-Torrington

09/25/2009 to 09/25/2009

Carole/Ray Neag Performing Arts Ctr.-Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6586.

Women of the World Forum is a full day professional development opportunity for women to be held on Friday, September 26, 2009 at The Warner Theatre and the theatre's new Carole and Ray Neag Performing Arts Center, Torrington. The theme of the day, Celebrating Connecticut Women will prevail throughout the event. Jennifer Parsons will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Day. Featuring Keynote Speaker Kim Lyons, celebrity Fitness Trainer. Morning speaker: Jay Wallus, Business Motivator and owner of Street Smart. Further information call 860-482-6586 or go to website: wowforum.org for a registration form.

Smithsonian Museum Day at Hunt Hill Farm's Henderson Cultural Center

09/26/2009 to 09/26/2009

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

Smithsonian Institution Affiliates Program Saturday - Noon to 4 p.m. Smithsonian Museum Day at The Henderson Cultural Center. At 12:30 p.m. CT resident and children's book author Billy Steers will read his latest book "Tractor Mac Parade's Best" and discuss its illustrations. At 1:30 p.m. Learn about Thoroughbred Horse Rescue with Erin Pfister of Akindale Thoroughbread Rescue in Pawling, NY followed by musician Mike Miller from Morris, CT, a singer- songwriter who performs a variety of styles including Jazz, Folk, Alt-Country, and Rock at 2:30 p.m. Tipi Decorating in the barnyard and from the Pratt Nature Center Meet Juan the Turtle!

Throughout the afternoon see Skitch Henderson's collection of tractors, decorate horse cookies, enjoy a sample of Cowboy Chili, make an American craft...and more. Free! Contact Mary Kravec for more information.

Trinity Arts Series Presents Bluegrass Concert

09/26/2009 to 09/26/2009

220 Prospect St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6027.

On Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 7:30 PM at the Trinity Episcopal Church the Trinity Arts Series presents a Bluegrass Concert featuring The Sommers Rosenthal Family in a exciting program of old and new songs with three part harmony singing and intricate picking on banjo, mandolin, and bass. Call for further information.

Ski Sundown Brewer's Fest

09/26/2009 to 09/26/2009

Ski Sundown, 126 Ratlum Rd, New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-7669. Fax: 860-379-1853.

Sample brews from New England breweries and brew pubs from 4-8pm. Rain or shine. Music provided by River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs.

Open Turret Days Military Museum of Southern New England

09/26/2009 to 09/27/2009

125 Park Avenue , I-84 ex.3, Danbury, CT 06010. Phone: 203-790-9277. The public is allowed to climb aboard and see what it was like to man a tank. Rubber-soled shoes are necessary to access our tanks and armored vehicles. Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 27,2009, noon to 5 p.m. Cancelled if raining. Further information call: 203-790-9277.

4th Annual Pumpkin Festival Sweet Wind Farm

09/26/2009 to 09/26/2009

339 South Road, Rte. 179, Hartland, 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038.

On Saturday, September 26, 2009 the annual Pumpkin Festival will take place from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. Featuring a pumpkin painting contest, scarecrow contest, games for all ages, crafts, activites, sugarhouse tours, hay rides, storytime for kids, recipe class, food, and more! Visit our farm to find your perfect pumpkin to take home, gourds and other Fall decorations too. Our farmstand will be open during this event as well, with fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, herbs, maple syrup and sugar, jams and jellies, and more! Last year's event was a lot of fun for our visitors. Come on over! Free admission.

The Sausage Man - Butcher Steve Ford at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

09/27/2009 to 09/27/2009

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

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. "The Sausage Man" Butcher Steve Ford returns to demonstrate techniques involved in making and cooking fresh sausages. Make Chorizo, Kielbasa and Breakfast Patties - then grill the afternoon?s labor. Side dishes include Roasted Yams with Chipotle Orange Glaze, Apple Sauerkraut, Poblano Polenta Casserole; Pear, Brie and Walnut Spinach Salad, Chocolate Stout Cake. $80 per person or 2 for $150 (full participation). For more information, contact Cooking School Director, Chef Mary Kravec.

Beacon Grange Tag Sale--Northfield

09/27/2009 to 09/27/2009

Route 254, Northfield, 06778. Phone: 860-283-9308.

On Saturday 10 to 3PM. Rain or shine. Free Call for further information.