Litchfield Historical Society Hosts Walking Tour: South Street


Route 63/202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Saturday, September 6th: South Street Join us for another exciting walking tour featuring local sites up and down South Street. Many of the neighbors that resided in these houses on South Street were connected through marriages and business arrangements. Learn about some of the families and the valuable contributions they made to Litchfield. Come explore the history you walk by every day!

Audubon Sharon Program: Birds of Prey


325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-0520.

Audubon Sharon will be presenting a free Birds of Prey program and aviary tour on Saturday, September 6th at 1:00pm at the Sharon Audubon Center, located on Route 4 in Sharon, CT. The Audubon Center is home to several different species of birds of prey including Red-tailed, Red-shouldered and Broad-winged Hawks, Eastern Screech, Barred and Great Horned Owls, and many more.  These birds are all non-releasable and serve as ambassadors for their species.  Join Intern Naturalist Zach Adams on walk out to the raptor aviaries, learn about the birds of prey who reside at Audubon Sharon, and even get to meet some of them up close!  Meet inside the Center Building.  Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Contact the Audubon Center at (860) 364-0520 to register.

Bob Veillette 5K Road Race and 5K Walk - Waterbury


Library Park at Grand and Meadow streets, Waterbury, CT

The Bob Veillette 5K Road Race and Walk will be held in Waterbury on Saturday, September 6, 2014 starting at 8:30AM.   Rain or shine.  Registration begins at 7AM at Library Park, Grand Street.  $25 in advance. $30 race day.  Children uner age 12 $10 in advance  , $15 day of race.  Check the website for form to register. 

Fourth Hollister House Garden Study Weekend

09/06/2014 to 09/07/2014

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2200.

  On Saturday, September 6, New Plants/New Gardens, a symposium at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT, will provide an opportunity to hear some of the most interesting voices in landscape architecture, ecological design, and horticulture at work today. On Sunday, September 7, there will be a Garden Conservancy Litchfield County Open Day, a self-guided garden tour of five outstanding gardens in picturesque Litchfield Hills, and a Rare and Unusual Plant Sale at Hollister House Garden in Washington, CT, featuring selections for the late-season garden from some of the Northeast's leading specialty nurseries. 

Litchfield Historical Society - Walking Tour


Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Starts at the Museum at 10 a.m. Free for members. $10 non members.  Good for all ages.  To register:  Need to register: 

Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center Program: Full Harvest Moon Hike


10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

FULL HARVEST MOON HIKE – Sat. Sept. 6, 6 pm. The northeastern native people referred to the September full moon as the "corn is edible" moon. Join our rangers to hike the Nature Center trails asthe big moon rises.  Enjoy some marshmallows over the campfire to conclude our program. Limited participation.  Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  Pre-registration is required  FEE: $1.00 per person.

Sessions Woods Run for the Woods


Rte. 4, Burlington, CT Phone: 860-346-TREE.

Enjoy a morning 5k or 10K run, or if you prefer, a 5K walk on a beautiful, wooded trail. Pre-Race registration fees are $25 for the 5k run or walk and $35 for the 10k run. Prices increase by $5 on the day of the race. All donations go to protect the forests and trails in Connecticut you enjoy every day.

Music Mountain 85th Season Twilight Concerts Features Michael Berkeley --A Musical Revue--Falls Village


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

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 6:30PM Music Mountain continues its Twilight Concerts featuring Michael Berkeley -- A Musical Revue:  No Tune Like a Show Tune.  Check the website for further information.

Scoville Memorial Library Program: Scoville Film Society, Horse Feathers--Salisbury


38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

Sunday September 7,  4:00 p.m. This Marx Brothers classic revolves around college football and a game between Darwin and Huxley Colleges. (Chico) is an "iceman", who delivers ice and bootleg liquor from a local speakeasy. Pinky (Harpo) is also an "iceman", and a part-time dogcatcher. Through a series of misunderstandings, they are recruited to play on Huxley's football team.
The climax of the movie includes the four protagonists winning the football game by taking the ball into the end zone in a horse-drawn garbage wagon that Pinky rides like a chariot. (1932).

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts "Walk in Woods"


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On Sunday, September 7, 2014 beginning at noon the Torrington Area Parkinson's Support Group will host its second annual Walk in the Woods for Parkinson's research at White Memorial Conservation Center.  Registration begins at noon and the half-mile to 2 mile walk steps off at 1PM.  Check the website to register.