Storytelling Hour

07/07/2017 to 07/07/2017

38 Curtis Road, PO Box 1260, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Join us every Friday in July for an hour of traditional Native American storytelling. Much like our children’s stories today, Native tales are entertaining and always have a lesson to teach.

Included in the price of admission: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $6 Children; IAIS members free.

Beacon Falls Fireworks

07/08/2017

Pent Road Fields, Beacon Falls, CT

6 pm.

Flanders Nature Center Dragonflies

07/08/2017

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 .

1 pm. Come join Connecticut Conservation Ambassador Michael Grady as he "soars" us into the world of dragonflies with a program on these super-predators who were first discovered in the marshes of Scotland millions of years ago! Participants will get a look into the world of these amazing insects through photos and discussion. This will be followed by a short walk around the nature center where the group will try to net some dragonflies for closer inspection. $10 members $15 nonmembers.

Ansonia Nature Center DEEP FAMILY FISHING CLASS

07/08/2017

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

9 am - 2 pm. The Nature Center is sponsoring this CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection C.A.R.E. Program class. The topics covered by the 2-hour classroom instruction are • Connecticut Waters • Fish Identification • How & Where Fish Live • Fishing Tackle & Techniques • Fishing Laws & Regulations • How to Tie a Strong Knot • How to Clean & Cook Your Catch • Sportsmanship & Safety • How to Cast The instruction will be immediately followed by fishing with the instructors in Redwing Pond. All equipment will be provided. Adults over the age of 16 must have a fishing license to participate in the fishing event. This FREE program, taught by Certified DEEP C.A.R.E. Instructors, is open to everyone 7 years old and up; children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. To pre-register or for more information call the Chief Instructor, Dave Connelly, at 203-231-0946.

Infinity Hall KASEY CHAMBERS

07/08/2017

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

8 pm. Come join us in welcoming Kasey Chambers to our Infinity Hall Norfolk stage! She has been on an international tour with her new album Dragonfly and is making one of her first stops in the US this year, right here in CT! Excited to bring such an incredible artist into our halls, watch the video and you'll agree! Grab your pair of tickets today and give Kasey a warm Infinity Hall welcome!

Mattatuck Museum Inspirational Walking Tour: St. Anne’s

07/08/2017

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

1-4 pm. As part of our #IBelieveInWaterbury Call to Artists, the Mattatuck Museum is offering workshops to better understand the city and inspire the creation of works. Join museum staff and fellow creators for a tour to appreciate Downtown Waterbury's architectural heritage. Our stops include: St. Anne's Church, a granite gothic-style cathedral., A guided walk among the headstones at Riverside cemetery, home to the grave of Fortune., Artists in all styles and media are encouraged to participate. Pre-registration is preferred., The group will depart from the Mattatuck Museum at 1 PM.

Oliver Wolcott Library Super Sonics with Matthew Cantello

07/08/2017

160 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8030.

10:30 - 11:30 For Ages 5-12. This adventure of sound and music will get everyone playing, moving and using your ears in ways you never thought possible! We'll also discover some of the scientific principles that make sound come. Feel free to bring a percussion instrument to use in our Sound Explorer's jam.

Music Mountain The Peter & Will Anderson Trio plays Gershwin

07/08/2017

225 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

6:30 pm. 'Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone' (New York Times) Peter and Will Anderson join guitarist Adam Moezinia to present a program exploring the rich legacy of George Gershwin, with songs including It Ain't Necessarily So, They Can't Take That Away from Me, Summertime, I Got Rhythm, The Man I Love, and Embraceable You. The Andersons have headlined at The Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, the New Orleans Jazz Festival. The Washington Post called their music 'imaginatively unfolding in ways that consistently bring a fresh perspective to classic jazz tunes.' 'These dudes are the future. You made my soul smile' (Quincy Jones). *Pre-Concert Dinner

White Silo Winery Cheese and Wine Tasting.

07/08/2017

32 Rte. 37 E., Sherman, CT Phone: 860-355-0271.

Sample local and imported cheeses, local honey, and our other farm products. Live music. Visit website for tickets.

Litchfield History Museum Walking Tour West Street

07/09/2017

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

10 am. Meet at Litchfield History Museum Free for members, $5 for non members. Registration - registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. Did you know that there used to be a playhouse on Litchfield's West Street? Or a grand hotel on the site of Center School? Join an educator on a tour through Litchfield's historic business center and beyond. We will discuss the street's residents, summer destinations, stores, and how the area has changed over time. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour.