Falls Village Fall Festival & Truck Pull


Route 63, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-5861.

On Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 11AM to 5PM the Falls Village Fall Festival & Truck Pull will take place on Route 63.  Registration starts at 8:30AM.  Classes:  Stock Gas, Enhanced Gas and Street Outlaw.  General Admission $10 adults, $8 Seniors.  $5 Youth, Kids 12 and under free.  Proceeds benefit The Falls Village Volunteer Fire Dept. and Falls Village Recreation Center.

First Congregational Church of Barkhamsted Conducts a Special Blessing of the Animals


6 Old Town Hall Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-379-7300.

On October 4, 2015 at 10AM at the First Congregational Church of Barkhamsted a special Blessing of the Animals will take place.  Led by the Rev. Susan Wyman, the dedication is designed to welcome and honor all varieties of domestic animals in the area.  The music, the songs and the program have been carefully planned to give recognition to everyone's furry friends and favorite pets.  Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.  Treats for the animals.  

Gunn Library and Museum Hosts Free Vintage Photograph and Camera Appraisal Event--Washington, CT


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

On October 4, 2015 at noon in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Library and Museum a free vintage photograph and camera appraisal event will be held.  The event, in the spirit of an Antiques Road Show, will have local experts Kathryn McCarvery Root and Randy Carlson verbally appraise vintage photographs and cameras for their age and value.  Call to register. 

Northeast Oganic Farming Association of C hosts Organic Harvest Jamboree--Washington, CT


24 East S., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 203-308-2584.

Northeast Organic Farming Association of CT will host an Organic Harvest Jamboree on October 4, 2015 from 1 to 4PM at Waldingfield Farm, one of the larget organic vegetable farms in the state.  Participants will explore the historic farmstead, sample freshly picked vegetables and have a farm to festival lunch prepared by Chef Meg Fama.  Live bluegrass by Wires & Wood and Five in the Chamber.  arm animals, pony rides, face painting, farm-themed games, food preservation classes and tours.  Admission.  Adults $40  at the gate or $35 in advance--includes lunch.  12 and under free.  $20 for students and farmers. 

The Silo Cooking Class: Big Chef, Little Chef: Brunch-New Milford


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Big Chef, Little Chef: Brunch--Sunday, October 4th | 10am-1pm--Junior Chefs Ages 6-10, accompanied by a Parent. Silo's Kids Cooking School Instructor, Nancy Stuart. Participation, $80.(Price is per parent child-team.)

Morris Fall Festival on Town Green


Route 109, Morris, CT 06763.

The Morris Fall Festival will take place from noon to 4PM on Sunday, October 4, 2015 on the Morris Town Green.  Meet local businesses and organizations.

Institute for American Indian Studies Program: Our Hidden Landscapes Stone Cultural Features & Ceremonial Landscapes--Washington, CT


38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

OUR HIDDEN LANDSCAPES STONE CULTURAL FEATURES & CEREMONIAL LANDSCAPES--Sunday, Oct. 4th at 3p.m. Lucianne Lavin, Ph.D. Hiking in the woods reveals a variety of stone cultural features. Come find out about various kinds of European-American and indigenous stone structures found on our Connecticut landscapes. Free and open to the public. The program will take place at the Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Rte. 202), New Preston.

Gunn Historical Museum Photograph and Camera Appraisal Event


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

A free photograph and camera appraisal event will take place on Sunday, October 4, at 12:00 p.m. in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Library and Museum in Washington, Connecticut. Kathryn McCarver Root and Randy Carlson, will verbally appraise your vintage photographs and cameras, respectively, for estimated age and value. Bring your items in for our experts to identify. All pre-registered participants are welcome to watch this Antiques Road Show-like event. Registration is required to participate in this free program. Call the museum at 860-868-7756 to register.

St. Michael's Episcopal Church Hosts First Sundays at Four Concert--Litchfield


25 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-9465.

On Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 4PM Litchfield's St. Michael's Parish will host First Sundays at Four--featuring professional musicians from Connecticut and New York City which will begin  with an Organ and Trumpets recital.  The program will include pieces by Bach, Handel, Boyce and others.  Freewill offering of $20 to benefit the parish music programs.  A meet the artist reception will follow the concert. 

Schwenke Auctioneers Fall Auction


710 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-266-0323..

 On Sunday October 4th, Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its anniversary fall fine estates auction with an offering of over 530 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. The auction includes a broad selection of Asian decorative arts, Mid-Century Modern decorative arts, American, English and Continental decorative arts, folk art and American country furniture, English & other sterling silver, jewelry, fine art, miscellaneous decorative arts, and estate oriental rugs.