Mattatuck Museum - Moses Transpo Conversation Series

06/08/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130.

On Sunday 3 to 4 p.m. In conjunction with the exhibition Bevel and Rub and hosted by the visual artist collective BroLab, join us for the Moses Transpo Conversation series, an investigation in to the inner workings of the "art world.” This panel discussion, moderated by Art in Odd Places Founder and Director, Ed Woodham, will focus on the topic of art in the public realm and includes artists, art critics, and curators. BroLab was established in 2009 by five artists who built a practice bridging art and design principles exploring minimalist objects where people can interact with both the artists and the work.

Mattatuck Museum - Drop-In Drawing

06/08/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130.

On Sunday 12:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your drawing pencils and sketch books/pads to the Museum every second Sunday of the month and join like-minded artists of all abilities to draw from paintings and sculpture on view in the galleries or in the courtyard. Self-guided; instruction is not provided and please bring pencil only.

Mattatuck Museum - Community Free Day: All Dressed Up!

06/08/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130.

On Sunday Noon to 5 p.m. Children ages 5-12 are invited to let their inner fashion-ista be inspired by the special exhibition Fancy This: The Gilded Age of Fashion, featuring clothing and accessories from the late 1900s. Afterwards create your own miniature fashion line in the Studio using paint, fabrics and mixed media materials.

Mattatuck Museum - CT Open House Day

06/08/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130.

On Sunday Noon to 5 p.m. CT Open House Day - Museum free all day.

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Bernie Williams

06/08/2014

80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

Bernie Williams--Sun, 06/08/2014 - 8:00pm--109 Cheese & Wine Art Wine and Jazz Series. Afternoon Celebrity Softball Game with Bernie and Friends to be announced! 109 Cheese & Wine Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz -Free wine and cheese tastings  and reception with local artist in the lobby at 7:15pm. The legendary Yankees slugger and chart-topping guitarist returns! After one of the most storied careers in baseball (which included four gold-glove awards, six American League pennants and an ALCS MVP award), Bernie Williams launched his second career as a jazz guitarist and didn't miss a beat. Having topped the contemporary jazz Billboard Chart with #1 singles, recorded albums with guests as varied as Bruce Springsteen and Jon Secada, and been invited to sit in with the Allman Brothers Band at their storied Beacon Theatre residencies, Williams established himself as a formidable talent instantly and hasn't slowed down since. Call for tickets or go to the website.

New Morning Market Workshop: Can't Sleep? with Alberto Trujillo--Woodbury

06/10/2014

129 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 5:30PM Alberto Trujillo will lead a workshop:  Can't Sleep.  Alberto is the National Education Manager for Flora Inc. and has made guest appearances across the country discussing alternative health and educates people on how to live a healthier and balanced life utilizing natural products.  Tickets: $5. 

South Britain Congregational Church - Connecticut Master Chorale - Summer Sing - "Messiah"

06/10/2014

South Britain Congregational Church, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-775-2602. Fax: 203-740-9533.

The CT Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will host a Summer Sing featuring Handel's "Messiah" on Tuesday, June 10 at 7:30 at the South Britain Congregational Church, Route 172 in Southbury. Advanced registration is required. Call 203-775-2602 or e-mail info@cmchorale.org and include your voice part.. If you own a G. Schirmer score, please bring it with you. Some scores will be available. Participation cost is $5.00. Refreshments will be served after the event. For directions, and other information, visit www.cmchorale.org

Spiritual Drumming — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/10/2014 to 06/10/2014

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

Program led by Susan Strand.

To register: sstrand@snet.net

Donation: $10

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center - WARBLER WEDNESDAY

06/11/2014

175 Shrub Rd., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Take advantage of what the Spring Bird Migration has to offer and join birders of all ability levels as we explore the Barnes Nature Center or Indian Rock Nature Preserve each week for spring migrants and resident birds.  Walks will be led by experienced birders: including Executive Director, Scott Heth, birder and bird bander, Laurie Fortin and other bird experts from our community.  Rain will cancel.  Wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for trail walking.  Bring binoculars.  A limited number of loaner binoculars will be available.

Mattatuck Museum - Film Series: Connecticut Towns: Iron and Ivory in CT

06/11/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203 753-0381 ext. 130.

5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Visions of Iron, 2008 Legacies of White Gold, 2005 Total Time: 65 minutes This discussion includes two films about Connecticut’s Industrial history. Visions of Iron tells the story of iron production in the Salisbury Iron District. It is narrated by historian Ed Kirby and produced by Sharon Historical Society. Legacies of White Gold explores Ivoryton’s unique history in ivory trade, and its complex relationship with a continent across the world, Africa. Free with general admission.