Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts St. Petersburg String Quartet--Falls Village

08/21/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 3PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with the St. Petersburg String Quartet. 
Alexander Mekinulov, Piano; Brahms: Cello Sonata # 2 in F Major, Opus 99 (1886) *(5); Shostakovich: String Quartet # 9 in E Flat Major, Opus 117 (1940) *(24); and Schnittke: Piano Quintet (1972-1976) *(6). Tickets are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Check the website for further information.

Limelight, a Tribute to RUSH - Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury

08/26/2011

Ives St., On the Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, Llimelight, a Tribute to RUSH. Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/per person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m., main acts take the stage at 8 p.m.  Visit the website for more information.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Tempo del Fuoco--Falls Village

08/26/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Friday, August 26, 2011 at 8PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with Tempo del Fuoco.  Nick Cutroneo, Guitar;Sarah Larsen, Violin; Piazzolla: L’Histoire du Tango;Wallace: El Primero Schuttenhelm: “When the surface would suffice”; Riley: Cantos Desiertos; and Pujol: Suite Buenos Aires.  Tickets are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Check the website for further information.

4th Annual Gear & Apparel Swap at Backcountry Outfitters - Kent

08/27/2011 to 08/28/2011

3 Bridge Street, off Rte. 7, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3377.

On Saturday and Sunday.  Bring us your unwanted sports gear and apparel.  We take care of all the pricing, advrtising and selling. 50/50 split with a portion of our half donated to the Kent Center School Scholarship fund! A Win-win for all!

The Litchfield Historical Society Features Fun Saturday at the Museum

08/27/2011

39 West Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501 .

On Saturday, August 27 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, the Litchfield Historical Society invites people of all ages to join in a fun historic activity. This month's activity will be tin can lantern making, allowing visitors to create a Colonial-inspired piece of recycled art. This program is free with adult admission to the Historical Society. For more information about this or other programs, please contact the Historical Society by phone at (860) 567-4501 or by emailing education@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Flintknapping Workshop

08/27/2011

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

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Discover how stone tools were made! Sharpen your skills, or make your very first knife blade dur- ing a flintknapping workshop with Primitive Technologist and lithics expert Jeff Kalin (Cherokee descent). Registration and a $25 nonrefundable deposit are required by August 22nd. Fee (includes all materials): $60; $50 IAIS Members.

Ansonia Nature Center Offers Kayak Trip on the Naugatuck River with Dave Faber

08/27/2011

10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

On Saturday, August 27, 2011 join a kayak trip on the Naugatuck River with Dave Faber, owner of Conneticut Outdoors.  Explore and experience our valley from the water.  Group size is limited to 18 paddlers so reserve your kayak by Augus 23.  Cost $25 includes the evening lecture on the history of the river on August 19th and all equipment and instruction for the kayak Trip. Hard rain cancels the program.  Make checks payable to Connecticu Outdoors.

15th Annual Peach Fest and Craft Fair--North Congregational Church-New Hartford

08/27/2011

Route 44, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-379-2466.

On Saturday,  from 10AM to 3PM the 15th Annual Peach Fest and Craft Fair sponsored by the North Congregational Church, UCC will be held at Pine Meadow Green in New Hartford right on Route 44.  Peach pies, baked goods, professional artisans and home crafts.  Feast on our famous peach shortcake.  Lunch, too, makes this a day of dollar-wise fun for the whole family.  Admission and Parking Free.

Glamour Girls - Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury

08/27/2011

Ives St., On the Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

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

Band Organ Rally at Quassy

08/27/2011 to 08/28/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

The happiest  music on earth comes to Quassy when as the Carousel Organ Association of America presents a band organ rally. Band organs from yesteryear to play throughout the park. Organs start to play at 11:00 am both days.