White Memorial Foundation Conservation Center Radical Raptors

09/09/2017

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

Just who-who-whoo are those big, beautiful birds of prey you see perched atop fenceposts by day or hear calling outside your window by night? Join Education Director Carrie Szwed for a family-friendly, interactive presentation on the hawks, owls, eagles, and falcons that call northwest CT home. You'll even get to meet our two most common raptors, the barred owl and red-tailed hawk, up close and personal! 10-11 A.M. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. FREE...donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Music Mountain The Galvanized Jazz Band

09/09/2017

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

6:30 pm. A dynamic group of Connecticut musicians devoted to the energetic performance of Hot Dixieland, New Orleans Jazz, Blues, Rags, Stomps, Struts, Spirituals, Swing and Classic Popular songs from the past century. *Pre-Concert Dinner

Washington Art Association Landscape workshop

09/09/2017 to 09/10/2017

4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860.868.2878 .

Landscape wokshop with Costa Vavagiakis September 9-10, 10am-4pm $350 mbr, $415 non-mbr

Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week

09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017

Waterbury, CT

Participating restaurants throughout the Greater Waterbury area will be serving special menus or multi-course prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Visit website for details.

Karen Rossi Studios Mosiac Mural

09/10/2017

60 Estey Rd, Norfolk, CT

Create a mini mural (12"x12") with glass and ceramic materials. Bring additional materials such as shells, buttons or other craft materials to personalize your piece, as desired. The sun will glow through the great glass panel and warm the coldest winter days.

Gunn Memorial Library The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

09/10/2017

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-7586.

2 pm. Join us for a talk and book signing by acclaimed writer, journalist, filmmaker and multiple Peabody & Emmy Award winning producer Chris Whipple as he presents an essential portrait of "the second-most-powerful job in government," the White House Chief of Staff. Based on unprecedented candid conversations with all 17 living chiefs and two former presidents, The Gatekeepers, a New York Times bestseller, is the first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions and inactions have defined the course of our country.

Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week

09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017

Waterbury, CT

Nearly 20 restaurants throughout the Greater Waterbury area will be serving special menus or multi-course prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner.

A Taste of Litchfield

09/10/2017

21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT

At South Farms 1 pm - 4 pm. Taste of Litchfield is the culinary event of the year. Restaurants, specialty markets, winemakers, craft brewers, and others will fill the white barn and 90-acre property at the magical South Farms to serve their signature cuisine and curated cocktails and beverages to foodies and fun-loving folk in the area. There will be music, fun, and roving entertainment.

New England Carousel Museum - Princess Tea

09/10/2017

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

1-3 pm. $15 per child, Adults $5. These enchanted tea parties for children and their caregivers will feature cookies and juices, wand craft, story time, carousel rides, and balloons twisting by Amazing Magical Paul. The fairy-tale will continue with a royal meet and greet and photo opportunity with a special guest princess. The Princess Tea will be held Sunday, through the year, noon- 2:00 PM, and is priced at $15.00 per child and $5.00 per adult. Tiaras and princess dresses are highly encouraged. Reservations are required and these events are expected to sell out. Don't miss your chance to participate in this afternoon of fun and make-believe.

Mattatuck Museum Exhibition Highlight Tour: Dmitri Wright & Reception

09/10/2017

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

12 noon - 1 pm. Join us for a docent-led overview tour of several special exhibitions on display in the Museum this Summer. Stay for the opening reception beginning at 1:00pm Reception is 1-3 pm. for An Artist for All Seasons (Dmitri Wright)Dmitri Wright fuses the Impressionist focus on light with the post-Impressionist interest in emotion-conveying color. His paintings celebrate the natural beauty and nuances of the landscape, both in the United States and abroad. Wright is a master artist and instructor for the Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only National Park, dedicated to painting.