Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School Hosts Music of Mozart and Franck


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

Norfolk Presents: Music of Mozart and Franck--Norfolk, July 10, 2015-- Friday at 8:00 pm. Norfolk Festival Music Shed MOZART: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K 452, MOZART: Adagio for Glass Harmonica in C Major, K 617a, MOZART: Adagio and Rondo for Glass Harmonica in c minor, K 617, MOZART: Andante fuer eine Walze in eine kleine Orgel in F Major, K 616 FRANCK: Piano Quintet in f minor, Artis Quartet, Stephen Taylor oboe, Boris Berman piano with Norfolk Festival Fellows. Check the website for ticket information.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Embracing the Divine Feminine through the Song of Songs

07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015

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

In the book of Proverbs we are introduced to Chockmah/Sophia/Lady Wisdom, the first manifestation of God who delights in human kind (Proverbs 8:22). In Job, Ecclesiastes, Sirach, and the Wisdom of Solomon, we learn more about her, but in the Song of Songs we learn how to embrace and be embraced by her. In this retreat, we will engage in a close reading of the Song of Songs and learn how it has been used to awaken us to the love of the Divine.

Presenter: Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Fees: $270 private room/private bath; $240 private room/hall bath; $215 shared room/private bath; $200 shared room/hall bath. $170 Commuter. Non-refundable deposit: $50

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Who Listens to Listeners?

07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015

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

Those in the healing professions are constantly called upon to listen to the stories of peoples’ lives. This weekend is for therapists, nurses, doctors, and others in the healing professions. These professionals also can benefit from having their own stories honored. This is an opportunity to write and share their work (biography, poetry, fiction, non-fiction or memoir) in a supportive environment.

Presenter: Davyne Verstandig

Fees: $270 private room/private bath; $240 private room/hall bath; $215 shared room/private bath; $200 shared room/hall bath. $170 Commuter. Non-refundable deposit: $50

Disney The Little Mermaid

07/10/2015 to 07/26/2015

158 main St, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: (860)283-6250.

The summer production is one for the whole family, Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, showing July 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 @ 7pm and July 12, 19, 26 @ 2pm. In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. The evil sea witch, Ursula, grants her the opportunity to sprout legs and go after the heart of Prince Eric, but with Ursula working against her she'll need help from her friends and family if she is ever to see her dreams come true.

Litchfield Historical Society Walking Tour With Peter Vermilyea


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3565.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 10AM: Walking Tour with Peter Vermilyea--Join author, historian, and teacher Peter Vermilyea for this third installment of "hidden in plain sight" walking tours, which will focus on rogues and scoundrels from Litchfield's past, with tales of murder, temperance and intemperance, and scandal. To keep things light, we'll also visit sites associated with Litchfield's little-known "father of baseball." Tour will involve moderate walking on North and South Street, and the town green.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Susan Campbell author of Tempest-Tossed, the Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Beardsley and Memorial Library on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.  Author Susan Campbell, will give a lively discussion on her latest book,  Tempest-Tossed, the Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker.  Isabella Beecher Hooker was the youngest daughter of the “Fabulous Beecher” family –one of America’s most high-powered families of the nineteenth century.

Watertown Night Out on Main Street


Main St., Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: 860-945-5246.

On July 11, 2015 from 6 to 9PM the Night Out on Main Street evening will feature live music and tasty food, fun with the family and a chance to meet friends.  Local restaurants will be out on the street with great dinner foods. 

Danbury Concerts on the Green


1 Ives St., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

8 p.m. Free. Whiskey and Rye



18 Apple Lane, Roxbury, CT 06783. Phone: (860) 354-5921.

On Sat., July 11, 2015 from  2p.m. to 9 p.m. Rain date:  July 11th at 2PM.   Hurlbert Park, off Rte. 67. A fun family event for all. Prizes in categories: Fiddle Jam (not judged); Old Time Fiddle, Old Time Banjo, Mandolin, Fancy Fiddle, Finger Picking Guitar, Bluegrass Banjo, Band Playoff. No electric instruments. Bands will play between categories. Bands play between categories, leading up to a winner playoff. Also, Vendors, Volleyball, Playground, Kid Crafts & Food/Drinks. Lawn chair/blankets recommended. Fun for the whole family. Contestant registration starts at 1:30PM.  No dogs. Admission $10. Under 10 yrs. Free. Parking Free. Benefit Roxbury Vol.Fire Department. Check the website for additional information.

White Flower Farm Tour: The Glorious Color of Tuberous Begonias--Litchfield


Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On Saturday, July 11,2015 at  10 a.m. White Flower Farm tour:  The Glorious Color of Tuberous Begonias Presented by Cheryl Whalen. Take a guided tour of our renowned Begonia House and see the full array of Blackmore & Langdon Begonias. Our Head Gardener Cheryl Whalen leads the way. Free. Registration recommended.