120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

10:30 AM. Cath a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series with the extraordinary young musicians studying at Norfolk. Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice, you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly.

66th Annual Litchfield Open House Tour To Feature Homes in Milton


Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-9423.

The 66th Annual Open House Day Tour of Litchfield to benefit the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, rain or shine.  Conducted by the Litchfield Aid of CJR, an auxiliary volunteer organization established for the sole purpose of supporting the Connecticut Junior Republic, this year's tour will feature five homes of historic and architectural interest in the quaint community of Milton.  Hidden away behind Litchfield's country lanes and back roads, this storybook village features many fine homes, as well as the charming Milton Center Historic District, which flourished on waterpower until the middle of the 19th Century.  Surrounded by farmland and woods, Milton is a lovely destination often missed by visitors to Litchfield. In addition to the featured homes, the self-guided tour will also include additional points of interest in Milton and Litchfield, including the Milton Congregational Church, Trinity Episcopal Church and Milton Hall, as well as the beautiful churches in Litchfield.  The tour begins on the Town of Litchfield's historic central Green.  Famous for its grand and elegant homes, Litchfield's historic district offers visitors many opportunities for walking, fine dining and shopping in a quintessential New England town. An evening tour and celebratory cocktail party will be held on Saturday night.  The evening tour will be conducted from 4:00 – 5:30 PM, with a post-tour Celebrate CJR Cocktail Party, beginning at 5:30 PM.  The cocktail party will be held at Lourdes of Litchfield, renowned for its lovely grounds and heavenly views. Tickets and information about the post tour and Saturday evening party may be obtained by calling the Connecticut Junior Republic (860) 567-9423, ext. 278.  Advance tickets for the general tour on Saturday may be obtained for $30.00 by contacting the Litchfield Aid of CJR, P.O. Box 214, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.  Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your credit card information, or check or money order, made payable to:  Litchfield Aid of CJR. Those using credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) for payment should provide account name, number, security code and expiration date.  Discover Card and American Express are NOT accepted.  Advance orders are non-refundable and must be received no later than Friday, June 28.  Requests for tickets after this date will be held for pick-up on the day of the tour at the ticket tent on the Green.  Special rates are available for tour groups that reserve a minimum of 20 tickets in advance. Tickets for the Saturday tour from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will be sold on the date of the event for $35.00 each for adults and children on the Litchfield Green.  (No charge for infants.)  General admission tickets do not include the evening tour and cocktail party. The Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House and Law School, recognized as the first law school in America, will also be included in the admission price of the tour.  The History Museum is currently featuring the exhibition, The Hour of Conflict.  This exhibition examines the ways in which the American Civil War im­pacted the residents of Litchfield, Con­necticut in the 1860s, and will be on display for the House Tour. General information about the 66th Annual Open House Tour may be obtained by contacting the Connecticut Junior Republic at (860) 567-9423, between 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM, or by visiting the Litchfield House Tour website:

Tony Bennett Ives Concert Park Music Concert Show Outdoor Danbury


43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 203-837-9226.

Tony Bennett Ives Concert Park Music Concert Show Outdoor Danbury. 6:30 PM Gates / 8 PM Show Ticket Prices: $86.00 Reserved / $36.00 Lawn.

New England Carousel Museum -Family Sunday: Museum Magic


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

2:00 pm. Do you like to be amazed? Join us for a turn-of-the-century style magic show! The Amazing Magical Paul will mystify and entertain in this show inspired by the history of the carousel.. Members FREE, $5 per child, $6 per adult, children under 1 free

Hunt Hill Farm - The Best Thai Food Ever With Chef Amanda Cushman


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

Sunday, July 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This class serves as a great introduction to Thai cooking for those who have never tried to make it at home. You’ll prepare: Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Thai Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp, Crispy Snapper with Garlic Scallion Marinade, Pad Thai with Shrimp, Spicy Mussels with Coconut Curry Sauce, Thai Beef Salad, Nam Sod (ground pork, cilantro, garlic and lime appetizer wrapped in lettuce leaves). Full participation. $90.

Ives Concert Park - Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform


43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury, CT 06811.

As part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series, the Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dancing, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. There will be two one-hour sets with an intermission. 6:30 p.m. gates / 7:30 p.m. show Tickets: $25 adult, $15 senior or child 12 & under / $50 Family 4-Pack.

4thAnnual Falls Villlage Car & Motorcycle Show


33 Railroad Street, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860.824.5861.

A Very Cool Car Thing is Happening 2.53 Miles from the Track this Sunday... July 14th 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It’s not just a car show: The organizers, led by Denny Jacobs of Jacobs Garage and Colin Chambers of the Falls Village Inn, are putting on an event! Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Race Cars, Antiques, Custom Cars, Trucks & Motorcycle. Favorite picks trophies awarded, First 100 registered get a free dash plaque, Live Music, Great Food, Raffle Prizes, Great family fun., All proceeds to benefit the Falls Village Volunteer Fire Dept. Registration fee $10, per car - For more information call 860-824-5861.

Artisan Crafts Market at The David M. Hunt Library


63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will hold an Artisan Crafts Market on the library's lawn from 10am to 3pm on Sunday, July 14.  This will coincide with the 2013 Falls Village Car & Motorcycle Show. Artisan crafts for the body and soul will include fresh and fermented veggies from Adamah CSA,   ironwork from Battle Hill Forge, weaving by Karin Gerstel, woodwork by Frank Grusauskas, crocheted fun by Iris Hermann, Funkware Pottery by Joe Jablonski, Joceyln Krodman's popular Petit Felts, paper jewelry by Bianca Fiore La Porta, jewelry and felting by Jennifer Markow, prints and cards by Sarah Martinez, pottery by Diane Schapira, and a selection of crafts from the Friends of the Library including new Green Man totes!

Miranda Vineyard Second Vintage Car Show


42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906.

1-5 p.m. Classic cars, vintage cars, rare and special interest oldies, music by cartunes, food, fun and wine.



120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

2 p.m. Join us for a Sunday afternoon of fun for the entire family. The Norfolk Festival's annual open house features performances by Norfolk Fellows and a concert of Javanese music for gongs, flutes, drums and voices by Gamelan Suprabanggo . Also on the schedule, an ice-cream social, tours of Whitehouse, and children's games. 2:00pm Performance for Kids, Tours of Whitehouse 3:00pm Ice Cream Social, Children's Games 4:00pm Gamelan Suprabanggo Family Day Children's games and activites are sponsored in part by the Battell Arts Foundation. Norfolk's Family day events are part of Norfolk ArtsWave! For a listing ov events town-wide, visit