The Silo Hunt Hill Farm The Whole Hog


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

6:30-9:30pm. $80.00 Chef Melanie Underwood will teach you the trick to working with this versatile, easy and delicious meat. You'll add to your repertoire what are sure to become favorites:

White Memorial Foundation's A Cozy Evening with Icelandic Recording Artist Svavar Knútur


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

Hailing from the harsh Icelandic western fjords, Icelandic Troubadour Svavar Knútur, summons his inner demons and outer storms to reflect upon the existential crises and frolicking joys of modern day rustic fjord dwelling men. 7:00 P.M., Activity Shed. All tickets; $20.00, Coffee and dessert will be served at the show. BYOB. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. You can buy your tickets online.

Merwinsville Hotel 29th Annual Arts and Fine Crafts Show

10/07/2016 to 10/10/2016

1 Brown’s Forge Road , Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860-350-4443.

There will be a gala preview "Meet the Artists" reception on Friday, October 7th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with passed hors d'oeuvres prepared by the Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT, beverages, dessert and live music provided by Danny "D". This is a fine opportunity to preview and purchase items of artwork, photography, jewelry, and fine artisan crafts before opening to the general public. $25.00 at the door (or prepay using PayPal for a $5.00 savings). Hotel members are $20.00. The show continues on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $2.00 donation per person is requested. Children under 10 are free.

Mattatuck Museum Scouting Through the Decades

10/07/2016 to 10/23/2016

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

The American Boy Scouts, founded in 1910, was patterned after the British organization that had formed two years earlier. Over the years uniforms, merit badges, equipment and publications have been revised numerous times. This exhibit takes a comprehensive overview of the history of the organization and shows how the Boy Scouts have changed since the forerunner organizations and in each decade since its founding. This extensive collection has been assembled by the Segerstrom family of Baltic, Connecticut. Monday: Closed. Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.. Sundays: 12 noon - 5:00 p.m.

American Clock and Watch Museum Meet the Old Cranks


100 Maple St., Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 583-6070.

10 am - 11 am. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors (of our clocks, I mean)? Come watch the American Clock & Watch Museum's official clock winders in action as they travel through the museum winding over 60 of our historic timepieces.

Ansonia Nature Center -NATURE’S CHILD: Leafy Critters


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

10 am. Join our ranger to create an animal out of leaves that have already fallen from the trees and shrubs in the park. Go for a fall discovery hike to learn why leaves change color! TUITION: $7 per child ($5 for family-level FANCI members and Ansonia residents). Please pre-register for this class for preschoolers and their adults.

61st Annual Salisbury Fall Festival

10/07/2016 to 10/09/2016

Main Street, Salisbury, CT

Town wide event. Check website for specific times. Indulge in a hearty breakfast of freshly-made blueberry pancakes,then wander Main Street for attic treasures, global crafts, and previously-loved books and jewelry in the villages' churches. Admire the beautiful quilt show. Purchase delicious homemade baked goods and learn how to make bread.Visit the many booths along the street and stop in the local shops for special sales. Enjoy hot dogs, Greek pastries, baked potatoes with toppings,chili and cornbread, mac 'n cheese, Central American specialties, and a lasagne dinner. Don't miss the "Renovation Book Sale." Listen to live music by the Salisbury Band and The Joint Chiefs. Cast your vote in the Scarecrow Contest.Bring the kids! They'll enjoy magic shows, hay rides, games,face painting, pumpkin decorating, and crafts. On Sunday enjoy the annual pancake breakfast, shop till you drop,and end the weekend at the Beer-Fest up at the ski jumps with gorgeous views of the Litchfield Hills

Washington CT Antiques & Design Show

10/07/2016 to 10/09/2016

11 School Street, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7586.

The 2016 Washington Connecticut Antiques & Design Show will take place Columbus Day weekend, October 7-9, opening with the traditional Preview Night cocktail party on Friday from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Jazz standards will be enjoyed during this opportunity for advance buying and browsing from an impressive assortment of exceptional antiques and contemporary collectibles.
The following evening, the Young Collectors Party will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. This is an evening to see and be seen amidst curated antiques and chic modern design — a fitting start to a long fall weekend in Litchfield County. Music will be provided by a DJ. This year's show features 18 dealers from the east coast. Visitors will find larger furnishings, works of art, exquisite jewelry, intimate furniture and decorative accessories. Several of the dealers also produce their own lines or make custom furniture.

Palace Theatre Waterbury - Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage

10/07/2016 to 10/09/2016

100 E. Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," "Do You Love Me?" and the heart-stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life." London's Sunday Express says, "This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!"

107th Annual Riverton Fair

10/07/2016 to 10/09/2016

12 Main St., Rte.20, Riverton, CT 06065. Phone: 860-379-0060.

Friday night kicks off this great hometown festival with a one price bracelet deal that allows the kids to ride the amusements for several hours. Exhibits include works of live music, art, photography, needle works, floral arrangements, baking, poultry, dairy, wood chopping and so much more. It is really a homecoming event, join us!