White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Winter Walk to Little Pond--Litchfield


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

January 23, 23016--Winter Walk to Little Pond with Gerri Griswold. Rise and shine! This early winter walk to the Little Pond Boardwalk ( 3.5 miles) will get your juices flowing! If it doesn't..the coffee and comestibles Gerri will offer beforehand should do the trick! Dress for the weather! 8:00 A.M., Meet in the A. B. Ceder Room. FREE.

Palace Theater Presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story--Waterbury

01/23/2015 to 01/24/2015

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story01/23/15 at 8:00 PM , 01/24/15 at 2:00 PM , 01/24/15 at 8:00 PM. Now in its 25th amazing year, the "World's Most Successful Rock 'n' Roll Musical" continues to thrill audiences on tour in the U.K. and around the world. Viewed by more than 20 million people in over 20,000 performances worldwide, BUDDY opened in London's West End in 1989, and has been seen on Broadway, throughout Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa, the Netherlands and Singapore; wining numerous awards along the way. BUDDY tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, "Peggy Sue," "That'll Be The Day," "Not Fade Away," "Oh Boy," Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba," The Big Bopper's "Chantilly Lace" and many more! Check the website for further information.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Listening to Contemplative Voices

01/23/2015 to 01/25/2015

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

This retreat will provide an atmosphere that will nurture the 21st Century participant’s contemplative spirit. Retreatants will experience a combination of contemplative practices: sitting in silence, lectio divina, centering prayer, personal and group reflection. Contemplative voices from various spiritual traditions will accompany the participants as their own unique contemplative voice emerges.

Presenter: Peggy Richard

Fee: $170 commuter; $270 private room/private bath; $240 private room /hall bath; $215 shared room/private bath; $200 shared room/hall bath. Non-refundable deposit: $50.



Mattatuck Museum ille Kartofler Figurentheater's Snow White


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Adults: $5, Children 16 and under: Free. Children of all ages and their families are invited to a one-of-a-kind performance of Snow White by German master puppeteer and actor Matthias Kuchta. The Brothers Grimm fairy tale will be performed with bizarre, life-size, and "very human" like creatures. Kuchta's multi-faceted performance will invite the audience to experience a unique theater production. Sponsored in part by The Savings Bank of Danbury.

Haight Brown Vineyard Winterfest

01/24/2015 to 01/25/2015

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860.567.4045.

WinterFest 2015, January 24 & 25, from 12:00-5:00 pm. HBV is hosting a fun-spirited wine and food tasting with all of our wines paired with savory and sweet foods. Live music. Reservations required. Online registration is $30 or $35 at the door.

White Memorial Conservation Center Offers Faimily Ice Fishing Workshop--Litchfield


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

On January 24, 2015 from 10AM to 3PM a Family Ice Fishing Workshop will be held at the White Memorial Conservation Center.  CT DEEP Fisheries experts teach you everything about water, fish and fishing.  Bring a lunch and dress for the weather.  Free admission.  Pre-registration required.

Litchfield Historical Society Museum - Tape Loom Weaving Class with Reggie Delarm


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

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join Reggie Delarm, experienced weaver and proprietor of East Knoll Pottery in Torrington, for this workshop in weaving on a tape loom. People have been weaving decorative and functional bands of colorful bands of fabric tape for centuries. The tape can be used for suspenders, belts, guitar straps, curtain ties, bags, headbands and much more, so come and learn this ancient craft with us! You will learn: Charting Patterns Cutting the Warp Warping the Loom Weaving Vertical, Horizontal, Comb, or Checks Finishing the Ends Use of Paddle and Gate Looms You will go home with instructions on how to build your own loom, folder of patterns to try references for further study. All materials will be supplied and the class is limited to 8 people. Please register with us by Thursday, January 22. Snow date: Saturday, January 31. All ages.   $20 for members; $24 for non-member. To register visit registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Haight-Brown Vineyards WinterFest 2015

01/24/2015 to 01/25/2015

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860.567.4045.

WinterFest 2015, January 24 & 25, from 12:00-5:00pm.  HBV is hosting a fun-spirited wine and food tasting with all of our wines paired with savory and sweet foods.  Live music.  Reservations required. Online registration is $30 or $35 at the door. Go online registration information.

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts Conservation Documentary: Bag It


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

SUNDAY. JANUARY. 25, 2 PM at the Ansonia Nature Center a Conservation Documentary, Bag will be shown.  Is your life too plastic? This enjoyable documentary sheds light on our world's serious but seemingly unnoticed addiction to plastic in our everyday lives. It tells why plastic is a problem for us and our planet, and what you can do to eradicate plastic in your life starting the instant you've seen this film. FREE. Please pre-register.

Mattatuck Museum The Darjeeling Limited and The Grand Budapest Hotel


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT

1:00 p.m. Museum and BRASS Members: $7, Non-Members: $10 Developed in conjunction with the exhibition Outtakes: bleacher + everard photography, join Yale University Assistant History of Art Professor J.D. Connor as he introduces two films directed by Academy Award-winner Wes Anderson. The films, The Darjeeling Limited (91 minutes) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (100 minutes,) star Adrien Brody, who won an Oscar in 2003 for his role in the Roman Polanski film, The Pianist. Beverages and popcorn will be provided. RSVP by calling (203) 753-0381 x130 or by email at informationdesk@mattatuckmuseum.org.