Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Intentions of the Heart


229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

On Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weaving is an ancient art whereby the intentions of the heart are released through the hands. Participants will be provided with a simple loom and materials needed to weave an amulet. No previous weaving experience necessary. Fee: $120 (Includes lunch and dinner and the loom with materials) Presenter: Linda Chidsey

High Style in the Hills to benefit CJR


Fairview Farm, Harwinton, CT Phone: 860-567-9423, ext. 278..

Cocktail reception at six o'clock, followed by dinner, a runway show and a live auction featuring high style get-aways. Tickets will be sold via the Litchfield Aid of CJR's website: www.litchfieldaid.org.  The presentation of fashions provided by Litchfield area retailers, including Becket NY (Bunny Donohue); Braeval; Derwin's; Ida's Bridal; Lawrence Jeffrey Estate Jewelry; Lulu Shoes; Oliphant Designs; Robertson's Jewelers; Savi CC Custom Jackets; Serendipity; Sportsmens; and The Workshop.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Comedy Night

10/04/2014 to 10/04/2014

29 Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

Comedy Night at the Vineyard on Saturday night – hope you can join us. Doors open at 6 pm and live mic starts at 7 pm.  Some of CT’s funniest comedians - Beecher, Brian Barganier, Kareem Blue and Gary Alexis! Cost:  $35 and includes a glass of wine.  Visit our website for registration http://www.haightvineyards.com/comedy-night-at-the-vineyard2

41st Annual Terryville Grass Drags

10/05/2014 to 10/26/2014

Terryville Fairgrounds, Town Hill Rd., Terryville, CT

Sunday, October 5th and Sunday, October 19th.  Rain date is Sunday, October 26th. Gates Open at 8:00am • Registration 9-11:00am • Racing Starts at 1:00pm. General Admission $12.00 Per Adult $5.00 Per Child 6-12 Years Children Under 6 FREE. Used Sled Corral, Food & Drinks All Day.  Back this year - Junior Classes.  For more information go to the website: www.terryvillegrassdrags.com High Riders Snowmobile Club, LLC raffle - Again this year the club is proud to announce they will be raffling off a Quad with a trailer for only $5 per ticket. *4 Prizes to be awarded*1st Prize - 2014 Polaris 400HO ATV & Trailer 2nd Prize - $500 redeemable at Cabela's 3rd Prize - $250 redeemable at Dick's Sporting Goods 4th Prize - $250 redeemable at Home Depot.

New Morning Market Program: Sacred Chant Workshop


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

On Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 4 to 6:30PM join Ajeet Kaur and hr band for a devotional music workshop to nourish the soul and uplift the spirit.  The special event will feature singing, dancing and offer prayers for peace and healing through song. Tickets: $25.

Naugatuck Historical Society - Sunday Series, Moon Shadow of War


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203 729 9039.

1 p.m. Local author Len Yannielli will explore what it was like to be a young teacher during the tumultuous time of the Vietnam War. Light refreshments will be served. The program will be held at the Naugatuck Historical Society. For more information call 203 729 9039. Free for members or students with ID, $5 for all other visitors.

Southbury's Heritage Village Theater Guild presents Richard Clark: Portrayal of Andrew Carnegie


11 Heritage Way, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-405-1873.

The Heritage Village Theater Guild welcomes Richard Clark in a portrayal of Andrew Carnegie, Scottish immigrant and self made steel tycoon and philanthropist.  The performance will be held in Sarah Cooke Hall on October 5, 2014 at 2PM.  Tickets: $5. 

St. Michael's Episcolpal Church Hosts Organ Recital with Norman McFarlane--Litchfield


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4456.

First Sunday Recital Series at St. Michael's Episcopal Church features organist Norman McFarlane who will play the pipe organ at noon on Sunday, October 5, 2014.  McFarlane will play works by Bach and Mendelssohn and others. 

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Nature Illustrations with Dorie Petrochko


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

Ansonia Nature Center Program:  NATURE ILLUSTRATIONS WITH DORIE PETROCHKO - Sun. Oct. 5,11am-3 pm. Join Dorie Petrochko, president of Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators, for a field sketching workshop. Be inspired by nature's beauty while sketching birds and mammals in their natural environment Taxidermy models, as well as the Nature Center's residents, are available to sketch. Please call to register and receive materials list. $20.00 per person; for ages 13 years and up.

Litchfield Historical Society - Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Storyteller Jonathan Kruk on the Tapping Reeve House Lawn


Tapping Reeve House Lawn, 82 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

Join the Litchfield Historical Society on October 5, 2014 for a one-man performance by master storyteller Jonathan Kruk on the Tapping Reeve House lawn at 1:00 pm.  This event is for all ages and is sure to put you in the Halloween spirit! Tickets are $5 for members, $10 for individual non-members and $15 for a family group. Registration required. Please call (860)567-4501 or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org to register for this program. In the event of rain, this event will be moved to the Litchfield History Museum. The Tapping Reeve House & Law School is located at 82 South St., Litchfield, CT. The Litchfield History Museum is located at 7 South St., Litchfield, CT. For more information about this or other programs, please see www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call (860) 567-4501