Roxbury Land Trust Sunset Celebration for Families at the Gavel Family Farm Preserve

09/07/2013

Dorothy Diebold Lane, Roxbury, CT Phone: (860) 350-4148.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. BYOPicnic. Dessert provided by RLT. Special guest musicians, The Doug White Jazz Quintet. Children's activities. No dogs. Rain cancels this event.  Access: Parking lot off Upper County Road (now called Dorothy Diebold Lane). Features: Stunning views to south, east and west. Rolling meadows. Jack's Brook. Working farmland.

Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour: Sarah Pierce's Female Academy

09/07/2013

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

10 a.m. Meet at the History Museum. Free to members; $10 non-members.  In 1800, Litchfield was the fourth largest town in Connecticut and was home to two nationally known educational institutions, the Litchfield Law School and the Litchfield Female Academy. See where our country's future leaders lived, worked and played.

Music Mountain will conclude 84th Anniversary Season

09/08/2013

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

On Sunday The Bard Festival String Quartet . Concerts begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. Tickets $35 at door or $30 in advance. Children ages 5-18 are admitted Free for all concerts when accompanied by a ticket holder. 

Miles 4 Moe Touch A Truck - Torrington

09/08/2013

Torrington Health & Rehab, 225 Wyoming Ave., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8563.

Noon to 3 p.m. Vehicles include:  Emergency vehicles, Construction, Military vehicles, Monster Trucks, and Recreational vehicles. Featured activties are Fire Department Safety House, Police Dept. Child Fingerprinting, Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Cupcake Sales and numerous vendors. $5 for 1 child and $10 for 2 or more children. For more information call.

Cyrenius H. Booth Library Program: Tavern Signs: Art and Advertising in Early America with Richard Malley

09/09/2013

25 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-4533.

On Monday, Sept 9, 2013 -- Tavern signs: Art and Advertising in Early America, Richard Malley at 7:30 pm. C.H. Booth Library. Join us as we examine the changing face of tavern signs and their role in the local community. Eye catching symbols were designed to attract business from locals, as well as travelers. Today, they are treasured as examples of folk art.

Newtown Historical Society - C.H. Booth Library - Tavern Signs: Art and Advertising in Early America

09/09/2013

25 Main Street, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

Monday, September 9, 2013 7:30 pm. C.H. Booth Library. Treasured today as examples of folk art, tavern and inn signs of the 18th and 19th centuries were part of the local landscape. Eye-catching symbols were designed to attract business, both from locals and travelers. Food, lodging, entertainment and a place to meet were provided by these local establishments. The Connecticut Historical Society's collection of such signs is the largest in the nation. Richard Malley, now head of Research and Collections for the CHS, examines the changing face of such signs and their role in the local community. Rich joined CHS as Museum Registrar in 1990 and now oversees the CHS's fabulous 3-D, graphics and library holdings.

New Morning Market Program: Manage Stress, Anxiety, & Insomnia Naturally--Dr. Michael Murray--Woodbury

09/10/2013

129 Main Street North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 6:30PM Dr. Michae Murray will offer a program:  Manage Stress, Anxiety & Insomnia Naturally!  Learn what the drug companies won't tell you and your doctor doesn't know. 

7th Annual Taste of New Milford

09/11/2013 to 09/12/2013

On the Green , New Milford, CT Phone: 860 354-6080.

A Taste of New Milford will be help Sept. 11th from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A Taste of New Milford was established to showcase local restaurant, and it now a high-profile venue for them as well as caterers, bakes and other food delivery services to promote themselves. Diners are encouraged to bring seating or blankets.  The Big Yodels will be performing. The cost to attend A Taste of New Milford is $10 for general admission and $5 for children under age 10.  This year, first responders with an ID may attend free of charge. Parking is available throughout the downtown area, including the large public lot behind the railroad station at the corner of Bridge and Railroad Streets. The tents will remain in place through the following the day after A Taste of New Milford the Big Breakfast Buffet Bash that will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. The Sept. 12 breakfast event is benefit for the culinary school, and he food will be prepared by its recent graduates.   Also ask for the two maps one telling you were the food vendors are and the other for retail.  There is something for everyone. 

Infinity Hall and Bistro - Simon Collins "Sound of Contact: - Norfolk

09/11/2013

Rte. 44, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

On Wednesday 8 p.m. Simon Collins, son of legendary musician Phil Collins at Infinity Hall.  The band is call "Sound of Contact. Tickets are $30, $45. For more information call or visit the website.

American Clock & Watch Museum Program: Collecting Antique Ladies Wrist Watches: a How To Special Event

09/11/2013

100 Maple St., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 6PM to 8PM  the American Clock & Watch Museum will hold a program--Treasures for Your Wrist:  Collecting Antique Ladies Wrist Watches: A How To special event. Crepes will be offered before the program.  Micah and Mary Tasker will speak about the ways to navigate and negotiate your way to owning vintage timepieces and jewelry.  $15 and $10 for members.  Call to reserve your space. As a special treat, participants of this program will also have a chance to see a display of antique watches used by the cast of HBO's Boardwalk Empire.