Wine and Roses - The Glebe House Museum - Woodbury

07/14/2012

Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-2855.

A Lawn Party from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Gertrude Jekyll Garden.  Guest may sample Gertrude's Garden, a white wine named for Gertrude Jekyll from Walker Road Vineyards in Woodbury.  Additional wines and cheeses and hors d'oeuvres will also be served.  A silent auction of special items is planned. Tickets, $22 per person, support the renovationa and maintenance of the garden. The garden is open during daylight hours. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For tickets call.

FONDUE (FUNDUE) night at Haight Brown Vineyard - Litchfield

07/14/2012

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

Join us for Fondue Night, July14 at 6:30 pm. $35 per person. Call or email to make your reservation.

White Memorial Conservation Center Workshop: Iceland Affair--Litchfield

07/14/2012

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

July 14, 2012 at 12PM - 4PM Free--3rd Annual Iceland Affair! Featuring Recording Artists Lay Low and Svavar Knutur! Get to know your closest European neighbor a whole lot better! Our mini celebration of the Land of Fire and Ice features Icelandic Chickens, Sheep, Dogs, and Horses (DON'T CALL THEM PONIES!). Sample Icelandic foods! The day will feature a presentation by Tom Alena from the Talcott Mountain Science Academy about the geological wonders he experienced on his recent trip to Iceland. Icelandic ornithologist, Johann Oli Hilmarsson will speak about the North Atlantic Puffin, and Gerri Griswold's travelogue will have you thinking, "Why haven't I ever visited Iceland?" There will also be a showing of the documentary film, "Future of Hope" which tells the story of a few Icelanders who are taking a path towards a more sustainable future.

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum Hosts Creature Feature

07/14/2012

195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

On Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 11AM the Naugatuck Historical Society will offer Creature Feature.   This program will give families an opporturnity to see and touch live bugs!  Children will also be given the opportunity to paint a rock to make their own bug to take home. $2 per person, $5 for the whole family.  Call to register.

Rhubarb Workshop at The Ansonia Nature Center

07/14/2012

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

RHUBARB WORKSHOP AT THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER--On Saturday, July 14, at 10:00 a.m., join Director Donna Lindgren at the Ansonia Nature Center to find out how to make some delicious strawberry rhubarb jam. With the main ingredient taken from Donna's organic backyard garden, participants will roll up their sleeves, put on aprons, and create some tasty homemade jam.  Call to register.  Tuition $8.

Tibet Fest 6--Goshen

07/14/2012 to 07/15/2012

Route 63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-567-0086.

On Saturday, July 14, 2012 the Tibet Fest 6 will be held at the Goshen Fairgrounds on Route 63.  Aimed at raising awareness about Tibet, the cultural event will feature food, music, guest speakers and vendors in support of the movement to aid in a free Tibet.  Time: 10-7PM. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 students (children under 5 free).  Check the website for further information.

Plymouth History Day

07/14/2012

572 Main St, Plymouth, CT 06782. Phone: 860-921-6118.

10 - 2 pm. . Display of Civil War memorabiliaThe restored 1852 Woodruff & Beach steam engine will be running, the only one of its kind still operational in the U.S. Find out where the term “balls to the wall” came from! Also 11am-12:30pm Plymouth Center Walk-join the Plymouth Land Trust on a tour of the Plymouth Burying Ground where 38 soldiers from the Revolutionary War are buried. Learn about the symbolism of the inscriptions on the gravestones, see the house where George Washington slept, and where slaves seeking freedom were harbored at a stop on the Underground Railroad. Plymouth Center is on the National Register of Historic Places. Meet in front of the Congregational Church on the corner of Rt. 6 and North St. in Plymouth.  Free refreshments at Antiques at the Green. Both events are free. Rain date is July 15. More information at 860-921-6118.

Danbury Summer Concert Series--Free Thought Music/In Harmony

07/14/2012

Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Festivities on the Danbury Green begin at 7:00 p.m. with headliners taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. For additional information, visitwww.citycenterdanbury.com.

Music Mountain Saturday Twilight Concerts--Falls Village

07/14/2012

Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 6:30PM--Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, with dancing (Underwritten by Norman Fields).The finest of Big Band, Jazz And swing. You've seen them on HBO's Boardwalk Empire. You've heard them On A Prairie Home Companion,
Now, enjoy then in person.

Cheese and Wine Tango at Hopkins Vineyard

07/14/2012

25 Hopkins Rd, New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

Seasonal local artisan cheese and wine pairing. From noon - 4pm. July 14, August 18.