Hotchill Summer Concert Series--Lakeville


11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT 06039. Phone: 860-435-3775.

On Saturday, July 16, 2011 the Hotchkiss Summer Portals Concert Series offers a student concert with Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Music--Faculty Artists with the Miami String Quartet and Ida Kavafian.  Concerts are free and open to the public.  School grounds are open for picnics prior to all concerts.  Check the website for further information.

61st Annual Cornwall Woman's Society Rummage Sale

07/16/2011 to 07/18/2011

46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 800-895-5222.

The 61st Annual Cornwall Woman's Society Rummage Sale taking place in three locations in Cornwall on Saturday, July 16 from 9AM to 2PM, Sunday, July 17 from 11AM to 2PM and Monday, July 18 from 9AM to Noon..bag day...stuff a large sack...$5 per bag.  There is a great variety of merchandise available among the three locations:  The Lodge at Mohawk Mountain, Cornwall Town Hall, and UCC Parish Hall and Grounds all in Cornwall.  The Rummage Sale is legendary for its quality and variety.  Take advantage of these amazing bargains.

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Miranda Vineyard - A Vintage Shakesperience Experience - Goshen


42 Ives Road, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9906.

On Saturday, 4 p.m. (Rain date: 17th). Bring your blanket and a picnic and your whole family for this wonderful event. Tickets adults $12. children under 12 $10. and a family of four $30. Tickets: Adults $12, Kids Under 12yrs $6., Family of 4 $30.  Visit the website for more information.

Walking Tour - Litchfield History Museum


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Saturday, 10 a.m. Free for members; $7 for non-members. Visit the website for more information.

Family Health Day Nesquik Bunny at Lake Compounce - Bristol


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

On Saturday, Family Health Day - Nesquik Bunny. Various volunteer organizations will be on hand to discuss ways to keep your family healthy including skin exposure screenings, information on calcium intake, and healthy eating. $1 from each regular admission will benefit the American Cancer Society.  Regular admission price for the 2011 season is $35.99.  Junior admission, which is for guests under 52 inches tall, is $25.99.  Senior admission, for ages 61 and up, will be $17.99. Children 3 years of age and younger are admitted free. Season passes available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time.  All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting

Future Tense at The Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury


Ives St., On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday, Future Tense.  Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/ person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the Show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m., main acts take the stage at 8 pm.  Visit the website for more information.


Yale Chamber Music Festival at Norfolk Features The Artis Quartet


Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 8PM the Friday and Saturday Series continues at Yale Music Festival in Norfolk.  Featuring The Artis Quartet.  Music includes Franz Josef Haydn, String quartet in D Major, Op 20, No. 4; Alexander von Zemlinsky, String Quartet No. 4 in D Major; and Johannes Brahms, String Quartet in a minor, Op 51, No. 2.  Check the website for further information.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Flux String Quartet--Falls Village


Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, July 16, 2011 Music Mountain's 82nd season continues with the Flux String Quartet--Conlon Nancarrow:String Quartet # 1 (1945), *(Music Mountain Premiere); Giacino Scelsi: String Quartet # 3 (1963), *(Music Mountain Premiere); Annie Gosfield: Lightheaded and Heavyhearted (2002), *(Music Mountain Premiere); and Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet # 3 (1987),*(Music Mountain Premiere). Ticket prices are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations and check the website for further information.

From Life, With a Trust at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford


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

Artists Gallery Talk:  Sunday, at 2 p.m. Visit the website for more information.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Mid Summer Special Benefit--Falls Village


Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, July 17,2011 Music Mountain hosts a Mid Summer Special Benefit.  All tickets: $60.  Daedalus String Quartet; Benjamin Hochman, Piano; Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet (Avery Fisher Career Grant Winner); Karl Kramer, French Horn; Peter Kolkay, Bassoon (Avery Fisher Career Grant Winner); Kurt Muroki, Bass; Ariana Zuckerman, Soprano; All Schubert Program; Shepherd on the Rock, Opus 29 (1828)) *(Music Mountain Premiere); Piano Quintet in A Major, Opus 114, D. 667, the "Trout" (1819) *(15) and Octet in F Major for Winds & Strings, Opus 166, D 803 (1824) *(3).  Call for reservations and further information.