Wisdom House: Writing Across Genres: A Winter Writing Workshop

01/15/2016 to 01/17/2016

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

Taking place in Wisdom House’s 18th century farmhouse, this setting will be an incentive and inspiration for writers of all genres to go inside and tap into their creativity. All writers and aspiring writers are welcome. Winter nourishes the ink and the spirit!

Presenter: Davyne Verstandig

Fees: $175 commuter; $275 private room / private bath (limited, please give second choice); $245 private room / hall bath; $220 shared room / private bath; $205 shared room / hall bath; non-refundable deposit: $50. Scholarship funds available.

Haight-Brown Vineyard Hosts Wine, Cheese, Chocolate Pairing--Litchfield

01/16/2016

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

Join us for The World's Best Cheeses with a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate paring classes @ 4pm. $35 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. All HBV wine is paired with a cheese and or chocolate. HBV wine glass to take home! Call to register or go on line.

Warner Theatre Live HD Metropolitan Opera: Bizet's Les Pecheurs De Perles--Torrington

01/16/2016

Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

The Warner Theatre's Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Series continues with Bizet's LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre at 12:55 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Bizet's gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand. A complimentary pre-opera lecture will be presented by Nunzio DeFilippis and offered to all ticketholders two-hours before broadcast begins in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre lobby.

White Hart Inn Speaker Series Features Author Helen Ross--Salisbury

01/16/2016

15 Under Mountain Rd., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

The White Hart Speaker Series in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library will feature a book-launch event on January 16, 2016 at 4PM a the White Hart Inn.  Author Helen Ross will talk about her book, What Was Mine, a heart-rending yet unsentimental tale of a woman who kidnaps a baby in a superstore and gets away with it for 21 years.  Open to the public.

Sharon Historical Society Impressions of China: The Land, People and Culture Opening Reception

01/16/2016

18 Main St, Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-5688.

The Sharon Historical Society & Museum announces the opening on January 16 in The Gallery @the SHS of a solo exhibition of photographs by Sharon photographer and videographer Jonathan Doster, titled "Impressions of China – The Land, People and Culture." The exhibit features images from a six week, 25 city tour in 2014 and runs from January 16 through March 4. An opening wine and hors d'oeuvres reception to which the public is invited free of charge will be held on Saturday, January 16 from 5:00 to 7:00PM. A portion of all purchases support the Sharon Historical Society & Museum's mission.

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Three Little Birds

01/16/2016

80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

Sat. January 16, 2016 – 2:00pm. A New Reggae Children's Musical based on the story by Cedella Marley
Bob Marley's songs are known the world over for their powerful message of love, peace, and harmony. Now a whole new generation can discover his most joyous songs. Colorful costumes and Jamaican culture characterize this Reggae children's musical based on the book by Cedella Marley with Music and lyrics by Bob Marley. "The Three Little Birds" tells a tale of triumph over anxiety. Parents will love the music by Bob Marley, who is ranked #11 on Rolling Stone Greatest Artists of All Time, and children will love the abundantly bright colors that hit you from the first entrance into the theater! Tickets: Adult $25;  Children $20.

Ski Sundown -DEMO DAY WITH NEVER SUMMER SNOWBOARDS!

01/16/2016

126 Ratlum Rd., New Hartford, CT Phone: (860) 379-7669.

9 am - 2 pm.  Never Summer is back with an awesome collection of boards for you to demo! They start at 9:00am and the last boards go out at 2:00pm. Say hi to Georges, then try before you buy and take these sweet boards for a ride!

Village Center for the Arts Hosts Tween Night--New Milford

01/16/2016

12 Main St,, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-4318.

Join us on Saturday, January 16th from 6-10PM for our Edible Arrangements Tween Night. Tweens will create their own edible arrangement and learn how to antique glass jars. All supplies, pizza and make your own ice cream sundaes are included. $40/Tween. Call our studio to reserve your child's spot.

Silas Bronson Library Program: Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King--Waterbury

01/16/2016

Grand St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-574-8200.

Silas Bronson Library will host Bright Star Touring Theatre for a performance of "Struggle for Freedom: "The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr." at 3PM on January 16, 2016 in the Children's Room.  Best for students grade 3 and up  Admission is free. 

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Family Ice Fishing Workshop--Litchfield

01/16/2016

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

On January 16, 2016 from 10AM to 3PM a Family Ice Fishing Workshop will be held at White Memorial Conservation Center hosted by CT DEEP Fisheries experts.  They will teach you everything about water, fish and fishing, how to think like a fish and have some safe fun.  Bring a lunch and dress for the weather.  Free admisison.  Pre-registration required.