The Music Series @ Burlington Congregational Church.

05/07/2017

268 Spielman Hwy, Burlington, CT Phone: 860) 673-4618.

3 pm. Performing at the Congregational Church of Burlington on Sunday, May 7th @ 3 pm will be Alta featuring Peter Braunfeld (recorder, dulcian), Daniel Green (recorder, trombone) and Gwendolyn Winkel (recorder)! Alta's unique sound and innovative programming has been delighting audiences throughout the northeast for over thirty years. Alta takes its name from the 15th century term for the standard wind ensemble of the renaissance consisting of two shawms and a sackbut (trombone). Alta's repertoire draws from the incredible wealth of vocal music and dance music of this period. Alta performs several concerts every year, sharing our love of early music with the greater Hartford area.

Pequabuck River Duck Race

05/07/2017

Central St. Bridge, Forestville, CT Phone: 860-584-4718.

Tickets are $5 each with each ticket getting you a chance to earn some great prizes including a top prize of $1,500, second prize of $1,000, third prize of an XBox one plus tons more! Buy tickets at the Chamber (200 Main Street) and many other businesses around town. Craft Fair starts at 10 am, Block Party @ 11 am, food, vendors, children's games, DJ, crafts and games.

The Silo Hunt Hill Farm Mother’s Day Brunch

05/07/2017

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

11 am - 2 pm. with Trish Lobenfeld MENU: Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Parmesan Vinaigrette Chilled Rosemary Pea Soup, Flatbread with Roasted Spiced Carrot Puree and Cilantro Oil, Roasted Za'atar Chicken and Quinoa Salad in Butter Leaf Cups Quick Pickled Cauliflower and Red Onions Fresh strawberry ice cream (Philadelphia style) Madeleine's

Kent Art Association Workshop

05/08/2017 to 05/10/2017

21 South Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3989.

Workshop with Connie Horton Mon. — Wed., May 8-10, 10am-3pm

Kent Art Association Workshop

05/08/2017 to 05/10/2017

21 S. Main St, Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-3989.

10 am - 3 pm. Connie Horton Workshop Noted artist Connie Horton will cover drama and mood in all media.

Newtown Historical Society "Mariners Presentation: Building the First 'Steamship' in History" -- John Laurence Busch

05/08/2017

Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

7:30 PM. CH Booth Library. Historian and author John Laurence Busch will attempt to re-calibrate your mind before showing why the proposition of making the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean on a "steamship" was met with a mixture of skepticism and fear. He then will show how Captain Moses Rogers addressed that skepticism and fear, by designing and building the first example of globalized high technology in history. The presentation is based upon his book, "STEAM COFFIN: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier." His book will be available for sale after the presentation, and Mr. Busch will be available for book signings.

Torrington Historical Society John Brown's Birthday Party

05/09/2017

192 Main St,, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

In the Carriage House, program, music and cake. 7 pm - 9 pm. 

Ansonia Nature Center NATURE EXPLORERS

05/10/2017

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

 10 am Join Wendy for our preschool/toddler program. This 4-week session is for children ages 2–5 years old with an adult. These outdoor classes will be fun exploring and learning through play. We will learn about nature and science through activities such as hiking, exploring, singing, games, reading, and making crafts. Every class is outside!!!! TUITION: $40 per 4-week session (cash or check payable to Ansonia Nature Center)

White Hart Inn Anita Shreve

05/10/2017

15 Under Mountain Road, Salisbury, CT

6 pm From the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water andThe Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book Club selection) comes The Stars are Fire, an exquisitely suspenseful new novel about an extraordinary young woman tested by a catastrophic event and its devastating aftermath, based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history.

Greek Festival

05/11/2017 to 05/14/2017

937 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT

Festival featuring renowned ethnic cuisine, pastries and more. Live Greek music in the evenings and folk dancing by the youth. Church tours, raffle, plants, jewelry, boutique. Thu. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.