Ct.Open House Day at Squire's Tavern

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, 06063. Phone: 860 738 1152.

In conjunction with the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism's "Connecticut Open House Day",Saturday June 14th,the Barkhamsted Historical Society will have the Squire's Tavern,100 East River Rd,open from noon to 4pm.Starting that day there will be a Special Photo Exhibit of places and buildings in the Barkhamsted area taken by Paul Kramarchyk. This exhibit will continue every sunday through July 6th from noon to 4pm.Come,meet Paul Kramarchyk,view the photos,tour the Tavern and join us for refreshments. Questions call:Noreen Watson 860 738 1152

Cornwall Library Celebrates Food with a Full Day Festival

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

30 Pine St., Cornwall, 06753. Phone: 860-672-6874.

On Saturday, June 14, 2008, The Cornwall Free Library, off Route 4 on the Green in Cornwall will host a full day 9:30AM to 6PM of wondrous activities designed to delight the foodie within everyone, no matter what age nor what one's particular food preferences nor interest may be. The centerpieces of this Food Glorious Food Festival 08, a benefit for the Library, will be two panels and a special wine tasting event. First panel features author Judith Jones author of The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food. The second panel features Litchfield resident Joseph Montebello who will address Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Restaurants: How They Work, Where to Eat..Globally, And More. Also featured Chris Prosperi, Chef/Owner of Metro Bis Restaurant in Simbury, his wife Courtney Febbroriello author of Wife of the Chef. Also, Peter Elliot, Food Editor at Large, Bloomberg News and co-author of Sirio: The Story of My Life and LeCirque. Capping off the afternoon speakers is Elin McCoy, mnthly column writer for Bloomberg News Service. Book signings after each panel. A Silent Auction is planned. Further information and to reserve seats for the panels, classes and cocktail party call 860-672-6874 re ticket prices, times and locations.

Doctrine of Signatures Plant Walk

06/14/2008 to 06/14/2008

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

The Doctrine of Signatures states that by careful observations one can learn the medicinal uses of a plant from some aspect of its form or place of growing. The plant may resemble the disease, organ or person for which it is remedial. Signatures can come to us through all of our senses-sight, sound, taste, smell and touch. Come and join local herbalist Lupo Connell on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 1:00 pm for a plant walk upon the IAIS grounds that focuses on our local medicinal plants and explores their uses through the doctrine of signatures.

Cost: $15/$12 IAIS Members and CT Educators may earn 0.15 CEUs

Naugatuck Summer Music Festival Concerts on the Green 2008

06/17/2008 to 06/17/2008

Naugatuck Green, Naugatuck, 06770. Phone: 203-729-2445.

Naugatuck Summer Music Festival Concerts on the Green. Come kick off our summer concert season on the Naugatuck Green. The Arts Commission is proud to present the Naugatuck Community Band in their Annual Summer Concert! 7:00 pm. This is a free concert! All concerts are Tuesday and start at 7:00 p.m. on the gazebo on the scenic and historic Naugatuck Green located between Meadow Street (Rt. 63) and Church Street. In the event of rain the concerts will be held the next Thursday on the green. Please remember to bring non-perishable food items to benefit the Food Bank. The truck will be located right next to the Gazebo.

Exploring Catholic Culture: Interpreting Scripture -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/20/2008 to 06/21/2008

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

Scripture is God's Word and Revelation in human language. Explore the ways Scripture has been and can be interpreted in the Roman Catholic community. Scripture scholar John R. Donahue, SJ will lead the program. He is currently Research Professor in Theology at Loyola College of Mayland and had authored more than 100 articles and reviews. Friday 6 pm (dinner) to Saturday 3 pm Send for separate brochure or download from website.

2008 Monster Bash - Witch's Dungeon

06/20/2008 to 06/22/2008

90 Battle St., Bristol, 06010.

On Friday, June 20, 2008 thru Sunday, June 22,2008 Witch's Dungeon will hold their 2008 Monster Bash. Movie Props, life size figures plus a sneak peek at the new documentary The Witch's Dungeon Legends of Film and Fantasy. Further information call 860-583-8306.

A Personal Invitation from Mill House Antiques and Gardens -First Barn Sale

06/21/2008 to 06/22/2008

1068 Main Street North, Woodbury, 06798.

Please join us on Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd from 10 to 5 for our first ever Barn Sale. We've just finished unpacking a shipment of beautiful antiques and accessories from England and another is on its way. In order to make room, we are placing select items on sale. Our courteous and knowledgeable staff will be on hand to help you navigate one of the largest inventories of English and French antiques this side of the Atlantic. Don't miss this special event. We're sure you'll find something extraordinary. Look for the big red barn with Antiques on its side -- located on 858 Main Street North (Route 6), just north of the center of Woodbury, CT. For more information, please call (203) 263-3446 or email us at millhouseinc@aol.com.

Danbury Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Festival Kick Off

06/21/2008 to 06/21/2008

CityCenterGreen, Danbury, Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday, June 21, 2008, at 7:30PM, the CityCenter Green will be invaded by Storm Troopers from the CT 501st Battalion in celebration of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra's kickoff performance for CityCenter Danbury's Summer Music Festival. The Storm Troopers will do battle as the Danbury Symphony, directed by Ariel Rudiakov, performs a medley from Star Wars by John Williams. Other selections include Fanfare for the Common Man by Copland, William Tell Overture by Rossini, and Superman by John Williams and much more. The fun begins at 7:30PM on Danbury's CityCenter Green on Ives St. Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic supper if you wish. Admission is FREE. In the event of bad weather, rain location is Danbury High School. Call 203-748-1716 or 203-792-1711 for information.

Rick Rodger's 18th Annual BBQ Bash Silo Cooking Class at Hunt Hill Farm

06/21/2008 to 06/21/2008

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

From 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Rick Rogers is back! Among Rick�s many talents; he is a food writer, prolific cookbook author of over 30 cookbooks and has worked behind the scenes on 30 more, freelance cookbook editor, media spokesperson, speaker, and radio and television guest chef. Former chef/owner of the Manhattan catering firm Cuisine Am�ricaine, he has the distinction of being an American chef cooking for the French government, and created parties for such celebrities as Marcel Marceau and Gerard Depardieu. (Cuisine Am�ricaine now acts as a food consultant firm). Rick is also a renown cooking teacher and his combination of down-to-earth humor and solid information brought him the prestigious Bon App�tit Food and Entertaining Award for Outstanding Cooking Teacher. Menu: Cedar-Planked Shrimp with Chipolte Pumpkin Salsa, Oak-Grilled Santa Maria Beef Roast, Not-Too-Spicy Enchilada Beans, Layered Salad w/ Creamy Pesto Dressing, The Ultimate Garlic Bread and Red White and Blueberry Trifle. $90 per person or 2 for $170. (Demonstration). Contact Silo Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online.

Wamogo High School Tractor Pull

06/21/2008 to 06/21/2008

Goshen Fairgrounds,Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-2406. Over 80 tractors compete 10 - 4:30. Food available. Admission.