Theatreworks Zombie Prom

08/04/2017 to 08/05/2017

5 Brookside Ave., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6883.

This girl loves ghoul rock and roll Off Broadway musical is set in the atomic 1950s at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal. Pretty senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy. Family pressure forces her to end the romance, and he charges off on his motorcycle to the nuclear waste dump. He returns glowing and determined to reclaim Toffee's heart. He still wants to graduate, but most of all he wants to take Toffee to the prom. The principal orders him to drop dead while a scandal reporter seizes on him as the freak du jour. History comes to his rescue while a tuneful selection of original songs in the style of 50s hits keeps the action rocking across the stage.

Roxbury Land Trust Sunset Celebration

08/05/2017

Dorothy Diebold Lane, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-4148.

Join us from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gavel Family Farm Preserve located on Dorothy Diebold Lane, near the intersection of Route 317. Please bring your own picnics, blankets and lawn chairs to the farm field with spectacular views overlooking Roxbury and beyond. Music will be donated by the Doug White Jazz Quintet. Dessert will be provided by the Roxbury Land Trust. No pets are permitted. Rain venue: Hurlburt Park at Apple Lane.

Two Top Performers Give Artist Talks at Litchfield Jazz Fest

08/05/2017 to 08/06/2017

116 Old Middle St, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-361-6285 .

August 5 (6:30) & 6 (3:30). The Festival's Artist Talks are led by Frank Alkyer, Publisher of Down Beat Magazine, the world's largest-distribution jazz magazine. DownBeat is a long- time sponsor of Litchfield Jazz Festival and Frank a well-informed, personable and witty interviewer. The talks take place in the intimate Student Stage Tent, and ticketholders are invited free of charge. Ken Peplowski will speak on Saturday and on Sunday afternoon at 3:30 Frank Alkyer will be talking with Rudresh Mahanthappa.

Naugatuck Historic Home Tour

08/05/2017

171 Church St., Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203 729 9039.

10 am - 3 pm. Rain Date Aug. 6. Explore a number of homes on Terrace, Hillside, Millville and Rockwell Avenues and ending with a sneak peek at the Tuttle House, the future home of the Naugatuck Historical Society. See inside and learn some of the history of some of the grand homes in Naugatuck and those that lived there. Advanced tickets will be $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $30 for everyone. The tour is recommended for those 14 and older. Tickets are available at the museum and will be available at the Tuttle House the day of the event starting at 9:30am.

White Memorial Foundation Conservation Center Catlin Woods via the Trail of the Senses with Marlow Shami

08/05/2017

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Join Marlow for a hike through two beautiful Natural Areas on our property. The Trail of the Senses (Braille Trail) will awaken all of your senses. Cross Chickadee Bridge to Catlin Woods which will be awash with bird life. 9:00 A. M., Meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room., FREE...donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

The Institute of American Indian Studies Green Corn Festival

08/05/2017

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

11 am - 3 pm. oin the fun at IAIS's Thirteenth Annual Green Corn Festival! Welcome the first corn of the season with exciting activities including drumming, dancing, crafts, storytelling and more! Enjoy the music, powwow-style food, and check out the arts and crafts for sale. We are pleased to welcome the drum group Eastern Suns as performers this year! Corn is an integral part of the annual cycle of life for many Native American people. When the first tender ears are ripe for picking it is cause for celebration. Fee: $10 Adults; $6 Children. Held Rain or Shine!

Danbury COUNTRY MUSIC ‘N FOOD TRUCK RALLY

08/05/2017

268 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

3-7:30 pm. Country music, vendors and food trucks.

Scoville Memorial Library Mindfulness & Movement for Kids and Parents

08/05/2017

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-2838.

3:30 pm. Join Sandrine Harris for an experience of Mindfulness & Movement, for children 6 - 9 years old and their parents! Sandrine will guide you through gentle movement practices and a meditation for well-being, as part of this wonderful afternoon activity to be shared with your child. No experience is necessary! Wear comfortable clothing and socks. Bring a yoga mat or blanket.

22nd Annual Litchfield Jazz Fest

08/05/2017 to 08/06/2017

116 Old Middle St, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-361-6285 .

Festival Grounds open to the public at 11:00AM both Saturday and Sunday (10:00AM Sunday for Scat & Scramble Brunch ticket holders) with music on Saturday from noon to 8:30PM, and from 12:30PM to 7:30PM on Sunday.FREE Festival Parking is at The Goshen Fairgrounds Field located directly across the street from the Festival grounds. There will be ample parking. Thanks to The Goshen Fairgrounds for the parking area. Friends of The Festival Scat & Scramble Brunch parking will be located directly on the Festival grounds. Priority Parking spaces will be provided. Handicap parking will be located directly on the Festival grounds. Festival signage will direct you. Visit website for tickets and for the performance line-up. General Admission $37 per day (Lawn/advance sale) - $69 per day (Tent/advance sale) – VIP Tickets are also available

Oliver Wolcott Library Nature's Architects with Animal Embassy

08/05/2017

160 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8030.

10:30 - 11:30 am. For Ages 5-12. Be amazed by the talents of a diverse group of Animal Ambassadors that build complicated structures. We'll study the architectural feats of nest building, burrow making and web spinning as well as how structures created by some animals help others to survive. In nature, many creatures contribute to the success of others by building homes and creating places to rear their young. We'll explore how we too can help our wild neighbors by building bird boxes and frog ponds. We will meet live Animal Ambassadors such as a Monk Parakeet, a Red Foot Tortoise, a Mandarin Duck, a Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, a Ferret, an Argentinian Horned Frog, an African Hedgehog or African Porcupine, and a Flower Mantis.