Haight Brown Vineyard Wine, Wines of the World - South Africa

03/11/2017

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4045.

Join us for The World's Best Wines of the World classes @ 2:00pm. $15 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. Learn about South African viticulture practices, grapes grown, oenology techniques, most popular wines. PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are taken with a credit card. Cancellations must occur 7 days prior to the event for full refund. Phone or email cancellations accepted. Cancellations after 7 days prior will result in full charge. For Groupon holders, your Groupon will be marked as redeemed and you will no longer have its promotional value.

Karen Rossi Studios - Leprechaun Houses

03/11/2017

27 East Main St, Torrington, CT

Paint and decorate recycled plastic jugs with cut out windows and doors. Kids (ages 7 and up) 10am. $10 Adults (tweens and up) 12pm. $15 (adult projects have the same descirption as the kid projects, but are more complicated and use higher end materials) Parent/Child (ages 3 and up) 2pm. $10 per project (work together or make your own) Walk-in's welcome, reservations suggested Email us at karen@karenrossi.com or call 860-305-6579

Scoville Memorial Library - Book Club and Documentary Filmmakers Series

03/11/2017

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.435.2838.

3:00 Saturday Book Club: Turner House by Angela Flournoy. 4:00 Documentary Filmmakers Series: Keepers of the Game with Director Judd Erlich.

Community Culinary School Annual Gala - Recipe for Success

03/11/2017

7 Whittlesey Avenue, New Milford, CT

5:30 pm - 8 pm.  The event will be held at St. John's Church Hall on the Green. The night will include a live and silent auction, hors d'oeuvres prepared by graduates, and wine & beer. Tickets $85.

Infinity Hall - MIKE DELGUIDICE BAND – MEMBER OF BILLY JOEL’S BAND AS WELL AS BIG SHOT

03/11/2017

20 Greenwoods Rd W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

You've seen and heard Mike on major stages as a member of Billy Joel's band and at Infinity Hall with his own group Big Shot. Come hear him perform not only Billy Joel tunes but his self-penned songs and some amazing covers. Mike is a brilliant vocalist and composer and a master of several instruments, including bass guitar, guitar, piano and drums. A truly gifted one of a kind musician. He takes the lead in the Billy Joel tribute Band – Big Shot. They are the only authorized Billy Joel tribute band in the world and lead singer/pianist Mike, along with other Big Shot bandmates, are actual members of Billy Joel's touring band. He plays monthly at MSG and is making his way to Norfolk to provide us all with some of his own original material and plenty of Billy Joel tunes we all love. Grab a pair of tickets and come join us in welcoming Mike back to the Infinity Hall Norfolk stage.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Nature Trivia Night!

03/11/2017

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

Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Medulla Oblongata, Hippocampus...How big are yours? Are you even remotely prepared to test your Nature knowledge at our very first Nature Trivia Night? Teams of up to six will compete for a valuable prize. A Chili supper will be served along with dessert, coffee, and soft drinks. BYOB and your own place setting. Come on, Brainiacs! Are you afraid of the challenge brought forth by our team of experts? 7:00 P.M., A. B. Ceder Room, Members: $10.00, Non members: $20.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Warner Theatre - Calendar Girls

03/11/2017 to 03/19/2017

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an "alternative" calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women's charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie's friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.

Warner Met Opera Verdi's La Traviata

03/11/2017

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo's disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.

Ski Sundown - Girls Rock the Park

03/11/2017

126 Ratlum Rd, New Hartford, CT Phone: 860-379-7669.

Girls-Only Session for Skiers and Snowboarders! Why should boys have all the fun? Maybe you've felt a little shy or are wishing you knew how to approach a park feature? This is a great way to learn the basics of the park in a fun, supportive, no-pressure environment. Fun prize toss-outs and more! Meet on Tom's Treat at Noon. Recommended for ages 8+, intermediate and above skill level, skiers and riders! Registration in the lodge from 9:30 - 11:30am. $5, helmet, lift ticket/pass and signed waiver required for all participants. Click here for a waiver. http://skisundown.com/Portals/0/PDF/ReleaseAgreement.pdf

Paths To Honest Dialogue: How to Have Challenging Conversations with Grace, Respect, and Results — Wisdom House

03/11/2017 to 03/11/2017

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

This experiential workshop will give participants tools and techniques to help them have honest
conversations in difficult situations or with difficult people. Participants receive assistance
through role-playing, small and large group interaction and by creating honest dialogues where
both individuals are honored and heard.

Presenter:  Eileen Epperson
Fee: $50 per person (Includes lunch)  Non-refundable deposit: $25