Miranda Vineyard CAROL LEVEN AND NICK MORAN

09/11/2016

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

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Carol Leven's 2010 release "Between the Lines," which features several original compositions, won critical review and was named one of the top 10 Jazz CDs of the year by Just Jazz Radio Host and publisher Bob Bernotas. Nick Moran began studying trumpet at age ten, later switching to guitar. He holds a B.F.A. in Jazz Performance from the City College of New York where he was a protégé student of the great Ron Carter.

Ansonia Nature Center Hike - Goldenrod Jungle

09/11/2016

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

1 pm For all nature enthusiasts! Enjoy a walk through the park's fields and vast Goldenrod Jungle. You'll be amazed at the diversity of insects, spiders, and birds that depend on this unique habitat for survival. FREE guided hikes every Sunday at 1 pm.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Let Freedom Ring: Remembering the Victims of September 11, 2001

09/11/2016

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

This very special tribute features the music of retired Education Director, Jeff Greenwood and the unfettered beauty of falconry with Master Falconer, Brian Bradley at the top of Apple Hill. 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., Apple Hill. Please call 860 -567- 0857 to pre-register or register online www.whitememorialcc.org . In the event of rain the program will be canceled.

Mattatuck Museum - Our History: Once More with Feeling with Phil Benevento

09/11/2016

144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

3 pm - 5 pm. Nearly 25 years ago, Waterbury's City Historian, Phil Benevento, presented a two part slide show about the history of Waterbury at the museum. This is a reprisal of those presentations which focused on Waterbury's golden age from 1880 to 1920. History, colorful stories, streetscapes, industry, recreation, religion, education all get a nod as we take a virtual walk around the city through rare photos and colorful postcards from the turn of the last century. This presentation, like the one 25 years ago, will be shown in two parts 90 minutes in length. Supported by MacDermid Performance Solutions, a reception with light food and beverages is scheduled immediately following each program.

Mattatuck Museum - Free Day: Contemporary Art

09/11/2016

144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Children ages 6-12 with their caregivers are invited to explore the special exhibition of works by contemporary artist Ryan Roa with a museum educator. Ryan's works consists of sculpture, drawing, and video. He is continuously scanning his surroundings, fixating on things in flux that are energized by change and conflict. Afterwards, join us in the Studio to create your own work of art inspired by the contemporary artist's exhibition.

Garden Conservancy Litchfield County Open Day

09/11/2016

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Self-guided tour at several country gardens in the rolling hills of Litchfield County. For more information, see the Open Days schedule Litchfield County Open Day schedule. Admission $7 per garden Pre-registration is not required but discount booklets of Open Days tickets can be purchased in advance on the Garden Conservancy website

Rare and Unusual Plant Sale at Hollister House Garden

09/11/2016

300 Nettletown Rd., Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-2200.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $10 (includes Open Day admission to Hollister House Garden) Pre-registration is not required. Vendors include: Berkshire Orchids, Broken Arrow Nursery, Cricket Hill Garden, Falls Village Flower Farm, Garden Vision Epimediums, The Green Spot, Linden Hill Gardens, McCue Gardens, Meadowbrook Gardens and Opus.

Garden Conservancy Open Days Features Hollister House Garden--Washington, CT

09/11/2016

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2200.

Garden Conservancy Open Days--On Sunday September 11, 2016 come and enjoy the beautiful gardens at Hollister House Gardens.  Event Time 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Amernet String Quartet--Falls Village

09/11/2016

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

Sunday, September 11, 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online--In Memoriam: 9/11--Amernet String Quartet-Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet
Brahms: Hungarian Dances arranged for Clarinet Quintet, WoO 1 (1858-68; 1880) (1) Lev Zhurbin: Klezmer Works for Clarinet Quintet (2013) (1) Beethoven: String Quartet in F Minor, Opus 95 "Serioso" (1810) (34) Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Opus 115 (1891) (15) Presentation of the Colors: Falls Village VFW Post # 6851 Barber: Adagio from the String Quartet, Opus 11 (1936) (9).

Newtown Historical Society Coming to America

09/12/2016

25 Main St,, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-4533.

Please join us on Monday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Booth Library in Newtown for a night of conversations with 4 individuals who have come to America for better opportunities. They arrive in America at different times and from various countries, specifically Sweden, England, China and Syria. The speakers include: Margaretta Kotch, Bill Brett, Jason Hsu, and Hassan Kadhim.