Trinity Lime Rock Church Hosts Art Show During Jumpfest Winter Festival

01/25/2015 to 02/08/2015

484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville, CT 06039. Phone: 860-977-0997.

Trinity Lime Rock Church will hold its winter juried art show January 31, Febuary 1 and Febuary 7,8, 2015 from noon to 4PM.  The show is part of the town's Jumpfest Winter Festival.  Prizes for winners.  Jurors will be Martha Baer, a senior specialist at Christies Auction House and local artist Eric Forstmann.  Entry date is January 25 from noon to 2PM.  An opening reception and award presentation will be held January 30th from 5 to 7PM.  Call for further information. 

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra Basically Bach

01/25/2015

355 Camp Street, Bristol, CT

Basically Bach  3:00 p.m. at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.  Performing: J. S. Bach, Orchestra Suite # 1, J. S. Bach, Cantata #140, Wachut Auf (Sleepers Awake). Adult - $20. Student - $10.  Tickets available online.

WCSU Westside Campus - Visiting Artist Lecture - Painter, Stanley Lewis

01/26/2015

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203 837-8774.

Painter Stanley Lewis will discuss his work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus.  The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For more information, call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit the website.

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: An Evening with George & Ira Gershwin--Litchfield

01/27/2015

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 7 to 8PM Julie Harris and Stephen Roane will offer An Evening with George and Ira Gershwin.  Gershwin brings to mind the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s.  Harris recounts the lives of the tuneful brothers with her songs and narration, accompanied by Stephen Roane on guitar. 

Mattatuck Museum The Colors of Us

01/28/2015

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

10:00-11:00 a.m. Free with regular museum admission. Preschool-aged children and their caregivers are invited to read The Colors of Us by Karen Katz with a museum educator followed by a rainbow inspired portrait activity in the Studio. Portraits will be made using construction paper, scissors and glue.

Litchfield Historical Society Museum - American Girl Mystery Club: Part I

01/28/2015

Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Put on your detective caps and grab your magnifying glass, because the American Girl Book Club is solving a mystery! Join us as we read Clue in the Castle Tower, a Samantha mystery. Participants will read the first five chapters on their own, and then we'll discuss these chapters during this meeting. Following the discussion, we'll play games and do activities related to the story. Stop by the History Museum to pick up a copy of the book! The second session for this book will take place on Wednesday, February 11. Ages 8+.  $5 for members; $7 for non-members. To register email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Fine Line Art Gallery Hosts 7th Annual Valentine's Day Show--Woodbury

01/29/2015 to 02/14/2015

319 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0110.

Through  February 14, 2015 Fine Line Art Gallery will host is 7th Annual Valentine's Day show and sale.  The show will feature a new collection of paintings, photographs, prints, pottery, silk scarves, jewelry and greeting cards.  A reception will be held from 11AM to 4PM on Saturday February 7th. 

Sharon Historical Society hosts artist Judy Albright

01/29/2015

18 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5688.

The Sharon Historical Society is displaying Dust and Shadow:  Paintings by Judy Albright through March 7, 2015.  The exhibit features pastel still life and landscape paintings.  Call for museum hours or check the website.

Gunn Memorial Library Starwell Gallery Hosts Ruth Pearl : A Journey to the Enchanted Islands--Washington, CT

01/29/2015 to 03/07/2015

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

A new exhibit by animal and nature photographer Ruth Pearl called A Journey to the Enchanted Islands will be on view during regular hours at the Gunn Memorial Library's Stairwell Gallery.  The Enchanted Islands were formed by volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean and each has its own unique fauna and flora. 

Flanders Nature Center Workshop: Wetlands for Homeowners--Woodbury

01/29/2015

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Wetlands for Homeowners--For All--Flanders focuses on what every homeowner should know about the wetlands in their backyards and neighborhoods. Join Attorney Mark Branse and All Habitat Owner David Roach for a lively, informative discussion on what you should know! Date/Time: Thursday, January 29 / 7PM; Location: The Studio. Cost: $10 Members/ $15 Non Members To register online, please click here for members and here for non-members.