WCSU Veterans Day Ceremony


Alumni Circle, 181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-8606.

Noon to 2 p.m. WCSU will host a Veterans Day ceremony at noon in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, followed by the laying of a wreath of remembrance and reading of the Gettysburg Address at the Alumni & Friends Circle outside of Old Main. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call.

Owl Prowl at the Audubon Center at Bent of the River


185 East Flat Hill Rd, South Britain, CT Phone: 203-264-5098 x303.

5 pm. Awaken your nocturnal senses and learn how these creatures of the night are adapted to life in the dark. Quietly walk the Center's trails in search of owls. Listen for the, "Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all" call of the Barred Owl. Perhaps Education Program Manager Ken Elkins will be able to call one within range for all to see! If interested, please call to register. Rain or heavy cloud cover will cancel. Rain date will be on the next day. Space is limited, so be sure to register well in advance! To hold a space, you must pre-register by calling 264-5098 or by emailing Ken Elkins, Education Program Manager: kelkins@audubon.org $5 per person for members, $8 per person/non-members

Care of the Soul and Spirit — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

11/09/2012 to 11/11/2012

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3063.

On Friday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 1 p.m. Learn to establish a vibrant and mature spirituality. Presenter: Thomas Moore. Fee: $195 shared room, hall bath; $235 private, hall bath; $265 private or shared room with bath; $165 commuter. (Non-refundable deposit: $50) Scholarships available. For more information and to register, call Wisdom House or visit website.

Christmas Bazaar - St. Francis Xavier Church - Waterbury

11/10/2012 to 11/11/2012

109 Washington St., Washington, CT Phone: 203-756-1667.

On Sat. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Homemade baked good, crafts. vemdors. raffles, penny auction, nearly new tables, food.

Craft Fair and Bake Sale - St. Margaret Church Hall - Waterbury

11/10/2012 to 11/11/2012

289 Willow Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-754-6101.

On Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crafts, raffles, concession stands.

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration


37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT Phone: (203)735-1908.

10am - 2pm

Led by the DHS docents and junior docents, watch a cooking demonstration and sample foods from the colonial period. The menu will include a roasted turkey, braised root vegetables, pies, johnny cakes, and fresh-churned butter. Cost $5/adults, $3/children & seniors, FREE children under 8.

Two collaborative events this Saturday: A Walking tour of Downtown Torrington in the morning and a dramatic reading by Fifth Letter Productions in the evening


192 Main Stret, Torrington, CT Phone: 203-597-7546.

The Torrington Historical Society and the Torrington Trails Network join forces to present a walking tour of Downtown Torrington,
The Torrington Trails Network and Torrington Historical Society are sponsoring a downtown historical walk on Saturday November 10th from 10 am to 12 noon. The walking tour will cover about 1.5 miles and is open to everyone. The tour will be led by Mark McEachern, executive director of the Torrington Historical Society. The walk will focus on the architecture and history of existing building as well as the histroy of buildings that are now gone. Beginning at the Torrington Historical Society, the walking tour will head south on Main Street to Coe Memorial Park. Returning to Water Street by way of Prospect Street, the tour will progess west to Church Street and then back to Main Street. In the process the history of buildings and places within the Downtown Historic District and the Water Street Historic District will be discussed. For more information contact Judy Bekasi at (860) 482-0491 or visit http://www.discovertorrington.com/walking_tour/Walking_Tour.swf. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted

On Saturday, 7pm in the Torrington Historical Society Carriage House. Please join us for a talkback with the playwright following the reading of IN KINGS AND FOOLS is a full-length drama that centers on a lower-middle class Connecticut family as they prepare for their annual Labor Day weekend barbeque. This staged reading is presented as fundraiser for Veterans Day. Admission to the event is free, all donations will be gifted to the local VFW. To make a reservation, please email Fifth Letter productions at fifthletterproductions@gmail.com or by calling 203-597-7546. This staged reading is presented with the generous support of Torrington Savings Bank and Bender Showrooms.

Holiday Fair - Harwinton Congregational Church


Rt. 4 & North Rd., Harwinton, CT Phone: 860-485-0046.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Silent auction, fine art, tag sale, hand knitted items, crafts, Cabot cheese, home baked goods, face painting, gingerbread crafting, ornaments, Harwinton's Cat's Meow collection, quilt raffle 3 p.m. Tickets $1.

Holiday Fair - United Church of Christ - Oxford


3 Academy Rd., Oxford, CT Phone: 203-262-6053.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handmade seasonal crafts, candles, plant holders, quilted items, potpourri, tree ornaments, all hangings, raffle, nearly new table, baked breads, cookies, pastries, games for children, visit from Santa.

Holiday Fair - Trinity Episcopal Church - Torrington


220 Prospect St., Torrington, CT

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafters, bake sale, tea cup auctions, used book/video/cd sasles. Benefits Trinity's Journey to Adulthood youth group.