Kent Singers Plans Concert at Historic New Preston Church

06/12/2011

New Preston Hill Road, New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-619-8110.

On Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 3PM the Kent Singers will hold a concert at the Stone Church in New Preston.  The Kent Singers an auditioned group of singers that has performed in the area for 38 years, will present--Songs for a Summer Afternoon--an a capella concert suited for its historic setting.  Tickets $10 adults, $8 seniors and children, age 12 and under.

The South American Grill with Chef Chris Prosperi of Metro Bis , Simsbury at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford

06/12/2011

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The frequent guest of The Food Schmooze Radio Show is back at The Silo again with a great menu. Grilled Guacamole; Southwest Shrimp, Avocado, Tomato, and Tequila Cocktail; Black Bean Burrito; Tequila chicken and Black Bean Salad; Fish Tacos; and Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Sauce; Partial participation $85 per person or 2 for $160.  Visit the website for more information.

Travel Expo at Quassy

06/12/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

Discover the great things to do close to home at the travel expo. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission to the expo, parking $6. The travel showcase will be set up along walkways in the park with a variety of booths geared to family hotels and attractions.

Travel Expo - Great Things To Do Close To Home! at Quassy Amusement Park - Middlebury

06/12/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

Travel Expo at Quassy Amusement Park. Discover great things to do close to home this summer at the travel expo along the walkways at the park. Free admission to the expo. Parking $6. Fees for rides, attractions, food. Expo 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park operates 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Harriet Beecher Stowe's 200th Birthday - Litchfield Historical Society to Throw The Party

06/14/2011 to 06/18/2011

On The Green, 7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

To commemorate Harriet Beecher Stowe's Birthday, born on June 14, 1811. On Tuesday, festivites will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a children's birthday party for Stowe, featuring a scavenger hunt of Harriet Beecher's childhood haunts, party games, journal entries from the young Harriet as well as friends who knew her, and of course, a birthday cake. The fee for this event is $5. per child. In the evening from 7 to 8:15 p.m., Jerry Geci will lead a discussion on Stowe's Poganuc People. We will also feature letters written by Harriet during her time at the Litchfield Female Academy. Cake will be served following the discussion. The Historical Society has a limited number of copies of the book and participants are welcome to reserve their copy. This event is free to members and $5 for non-members. On June 18th, 10 p.m. the Historical Society's walking tour will feature sites related to the Beecher family and the mark they left on Litchfield. This tour will begin at the History Museum and last about 1 hour. Free for member and $7 for non-members, and fees include admission to both museums. Visit the website or call for more information.

Medieval Recorder Concert — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/16/2011 to 06/16/2011

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

Susan Iadone Recorder Workshop will give a performance as a benefit for Wisdom House. Donation. For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org.

 

Second Annual Art Grab Sponsored by Litchfield Visual Arts Group

06/17/2011

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On Friday, June 17.2011 from 6:30PM  to 8: 30PM at the Litchfiedl Historical Society the Litchfield Visual Arts, established to promote the work of local artists will hold its second annual Art Grab fundraiser.  Standard tickets are $50; Premium tickets $125 (artwork will be available to those who buy premium tickets).  Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund LVA has established for Litchfield students studying art in college.  Champagne/wine and hor d'oeuvres will be served.

Season Pass Holder Only Night at Lake Compounce - Bristol

06/17/2011

822 Lake Ave, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Friday, June 17th, 2011 . Season Pass holder only night  - 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Back by popular demand, on June 17th season pass holders will have their own night in the park.  We've even extended it by an hour!  Season passes are available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time.  All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting www.lakecompounce.com.

8th Annual Spring Cleaning Tag Sale Oxford Historical Society

06/17/2011 to 06/18/2011

30 Oxford Rd, Oxford, CT 06478. Phone: 203-888-0230.

On Friday, from 5-7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The sale will be held at the Oxford Grange on Route 67 in Oxford. At the same time on Saturday, the Oxford Grange is holding a tag sale and selling refreshments in the building basement. Proceeds from the sale will go towards restoring the Twitchell-Rowland Homestead, a 1755 saltbox which the Society moved to a new location on Towner Lane in 2006. Work is underway to renovate the building for use as a museum of local history and a meeting place.

Johnnycake Books Invites you to a Book Signing, Photographer Anne Day - Salisbury

06/18/2011

12 Academy Street, Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: (860)435-6677.

On Saturday, 5 to 7 pm. A booksigning with Lakeville Photographer Anne Day "The New York Public Library".