Keeping a Family Cow - Motherhouse Workshop - Local Farm - Cornwall


Popple Swamp Rd, Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-0229.

On Sat. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local Farm Motherhouse workshop "Keeping a family Cow. $35 per person or $50/family of up to four.

Kent Greenhouse Home and Country Showcase


30 S. Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860 927 3480.

11 am to 1 pm. Featuring: Sharon Audubon Hawk and Owl Program that will showcase and discuss birds of prey, BBQ Finger Foods by J.P. Gifford chefs, book signing by Jen Brenner author of The NonStop Garden, and displays by Rainbows End Butterfly Farm, Walpole Woodworkers, and American Country Barns.

Merwinsville Hotel and Museum Hosts Global Wines Tasting--Gaylordsville


1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT 06755. Phone: 860-350-4443.

On Saturday, June 18, 2011 from 4-7PM the Merwinsville Hotel and Museum will host a Global Wines Tasting.  Tickets at the door: $25 per person/Members $20 per person.  The Merwinsville Hotel has selected Kent Wines again to host its annual Global Wine Tasting fundraising event.  Kent Wines has a unique knack for always selecting just the right wines to accompany any meal, any occasion or just any time.  For this special wine tasting , they have selected just the perfect assortment of wines to sample enticing all pallets and price points.

Danbury Symphony Orchestra - Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury


Ives Street, On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1771.

On Saturday, Danbury Symphony Orchestra Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family.  Bring a chair(or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7:00pm, main acts take the stage at 8:00pm. Visit website for more information.

Festival on the Farm at Haight Vineyard

06/18/2011 to 06/19/2011

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

Formerly... A Taste of The Litchfield Hills. We welcome you to CT's Oldest Winery for music, wine, food and fun. There will be crafters, vendors and food from throughout New England represented at this year's festival. Celebrate the kick off of our new "Vineyard Walk" Hours are: Saturday & Sunday 11-6pm. Wine Celler Tours hourly each day.

Summer and the Seafood Grill with Chef Daniel Rosati at The Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford


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

On Sat. 6 to 9:30 p.m. In this class, students will work together to create: Belgian Beer Steamed Mussels and Belgian "Frietjes", Fire-Roasted Crab Stuffed Tomatoes; Summer Grilled Bred Salad with Shrimp; Tuscan Calamari and Potato Salad; Grilled Swordfish Kabobs with Spicy Tomato Avocado Salsa; and Meringue Parfaits with Roasted Berries. (Full participation) $90 per person or 2 for $180.  Visit website for more information.

Railroad Museum of New England--Father's Day Train- Thomaston

06/18/2011 to 06/19/2011

242 East Main St., Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-283-7245.

On Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, 2011 at 12 Noon and 2PM take your Father or Grandfather for a ride aboard the Naugatuck Railroad.  Rides begin at the historic 1881 Thomaston Station currently under restoration.  Board a restored vintage coach and prepare to see a side of the Naugatuck Valley that you just can't get from your car.  Your ride along the Naugatuck River hugs the river's edge, passing through state forest lands.  This is contrasted by the industrial heritage of Waterbury's brass mills, where thousands of men and women toiled daily in the Brass City.  We complete our journey with a view from the spectacular Thomaston Dam.  Leave time to tour the displays at the train depot and explore the charming village of Thomaston.  Reservations are recommended.  Visit the website or call the train station for your tickets.

Blues & Jazz Festival at Quassy Amusement Park - Middlebury


2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

Blues and Jazz festival at Quassy Amusement Park in the Fieldside Pavilion. Parking $6. Admission fee to the festival, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Fees for rides, attractions, food.

Colonial Day at Keeler Tavern Museum

06/18/2011 to 06/18/2011

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203- 438-5485.

From 11 AM until 5 PM.  Colonial Era crafters will display their skills on Museum property and in the Garden House. Blacksmithing, rope twisting, weaving, open hearth cooking, quilting, broom making, face painting, silhouette cutting and other crafts will demonstrated. Some crafts people will sell samples of items made with their special skills. The New Milford Fife & Drum Corps will perform 18th century music, including both military and popular tunes.. There will be special activities for children, including pony rides,  games and much more. As in tavern days, beer will be sold. Food will be available to purchase and enjoy on the terrace. Visit the bakery corner for a treat to bring home. The Museum will be open for tours of the first floor. It will be a fun and educational day for all. Entry fee is $5.00 for anyone five years old or over. Parking will be available at the Congregational Church across Main Street.

Father's Day - New England Carousel Museum

06/19/2011 to 06/20/2011

95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 585-5411.

Father's Day 12:00 noon - 5:00 PM. You are invited to bring Dad to visit the Carousel Museum today at 1/2 price or receive a 1/2 price ride on the Bushnell Park Carousel. Fathers must be accompanied by a child. (860) 585-5411.