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 email@example.com or by calling 203-597-7546. This staged reading is presented with the generous support of Torrington Savings Bank and Bender Showrooms.