The Silo Tweens and Teens are Cookin - California Dreamin’


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

For ages 10 to 16. Take a Culinary Adventure through the USA and learn great kitchen skills at the same time. Plus you'll enjoy delicious food and take home recipes to share with the whole family.

Gunn Library Hosts Author James Goodale--Fighing for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On August 8, 2013 at 6:30PM in the Wykeman Room of the Gunn Memorial Library Author James C. Goodale  will present a talk and book signing of his latest book:  Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles.  Program is free and open to the public.  Registration is requested. 

New England Carousel Museum -Firefighter for a Day!


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

Ever wonder what it's really like to be a firefighter? Find out about firefighting through the ages alongside Museum staff and members of the Bristol Fire Department. Explore real equipment and tour the Fire Safety House simulation. Ages 7-9. Workshops run from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM with snacks included. Please bring your own bagged lunch. Come to the Museum or call to register, 860-585-5411, at least 1 week prior to the workshop. Cost for the day is $25. Sibling discounts and multiple class discounts available.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival -Young Artists' Performance


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

7:30 PM Catch 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.

Colebrook Historical Society Program: The One Room Schoolhouse with Paul Rocheleau


Colebrook Center, Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-379-3614.

On August 9, 2013 ~ 7:00 P.M. the Colebrook Historical Society offers a program on The One Room School House Paul Rocheleau: An acclaimed photographer, lecturer and author from Richmond, MA. Best known for his architecural and landscape photography, he has traveled extensively throughout the USA and has contributed to over 30 books, including, The One Room School House; A Tribute to a Beloved National Icon; The Berkshires; Shaker Built: The Form and Function of Shaker Architect; Frank Loyd Wright: The Masterworks; Classic America.

Hopkins Vineyard - Yoga and Night Owl Friday's


25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

One hour resorative classes followed by wine, cheese and fruit. All levels welcome. Yoga mats are provided. $40 per person. All classes are on a friday evening from 4-5PM. June 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 30, September 13 & 27. All classes are taught by Anne Hungerford. Please call ahead to register for classes. Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. 5-9PM. No reservations needed. No cover charge. Taste award winning wines, thirst quenching sangrias, and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm.

Keeler Tavern Museum Antiques & Treasures Sale

08/09/2013 to 08/11/2013

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

Friday, August 9th - 8:00am -9:00am Early Buying- Cost $10.00, Friday, August 9th - 9:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday, August 10th - 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday, August 11th - 12:00pm - 5:00pm. Free with exception for Early Buying. In our Garden House, hundreds of antiques are displayed in arranged rooms showcasing furniture, mirrors, paintings, glass, china, silver and other decorative accessories. Stroll in our glorious gardens to select furniture for your patio or terrace. Gently worn treasures suitable for a first home, apartment, or dorm may be found under the tent and in the Cass Gilbert Barn.

Danbury Concerts on the Green


Ives Street and National Place, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

Back to the Garden 1969. All concerts free to the public. Opening act beings at 7 p.m.; main performer at 8 p.m.

Naugatuck Historical Society - “Let’s Make Music”


195 Water Street , Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203-729-9039 .

Enjoy a concert with Kazoos and Didgeridoos Fee: $2.00 per person, $5:00 per family, Limit for most Sessions: 12 Children, All Ages, call 203 729 9039 or email to register.

Litchfield Jazz Festival

08/09/2013 to 08/11/2013

Rte. 63 Goshen Fair Grounds, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-361-6285. .

Friday, August 9th: Friends of the Festival Opening Night Gala 5:45 – 7:15, Opening Night Gala, Emmet Cohen Trio 7:45 – 8:45, Christine Ebersole & Aaron Weinstein Trio 9:15 – 10:15, Strings Attached! Saturday, August 10th: The Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble 12:00 – 1:00, Avery Sharpe Gospel Explosion & Sacred Songs 1:45 – 2:45, Gary Smulyan's Baritone Summit 3:30 – 4:30, Gregory Porter 6:00 – 7:00, Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band 7:45 – 9:00 Sunday, August 11th: Orrin Evans Trio 12:00 – 1:00, Chet Baker Project with June Bisantz 1:45 – 2:45, Don Braden Quartet featuring Geri Allen 3:45 – 4:45, In the Spirit of Coltrane and Cannonball 5:30 – 6:30, Vincent Herring – Eric Alexander Quintet featuring Harold Mabern, Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours 7:15 – 8:30. Tickets start at just $30. Children 12 and under are free on the lawn with a ticket holder