Minor Memorial Library - “Amelia Earhart” – A One-Woman Show - Roxbury

09/10/2014

23 South Street, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-350-2181.

On Wednesday 7:00 PM .   Karen Tracy examines pioneering flyer Amelia Earhart’s life beginning at age six and ending with her disappearance in the Pacific through a one-woman presentation. Free. visit the website for more information. or Email: sgriswold@biblio.org.
 

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Experiences of Emerging Church

09/10/2014

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

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Enter more deeply into the teachings of Franciscan Father Richard Rohr through listening to Rohr's audio lectures and participating in facilitated, reflective conversation.  The current monthly sessions are based on Conversations of the Bible: Richard Rohr's New Great Themes of Scripture.  Facilitator: Peggy Richard. Participate in the Wednesday or Saturday gathering. To register: peggyrichard.ct@gmail.com. Donation: $5      

 

Gunn Memorial Library & Museum - An Evening of Brahms - Gunn Musicians

09/11/2014

5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

Thursday, September 11, 6:30pm. Join us for an evening of fine classical music celebrating Johannes Brahms, a great master of the symphonic and sonata styles, widely considered one of the 19th century's greatest composers and a leading musician of the Romantic era.  Pianist Sandra Simpson Kleisner and violinist and violist Larry Deming will perform some of their favorite works by Brahms. The program will include select solo piano pieces from Klavierstücke Opus 76 and 118, and Sonata for Viola and Piano Opus 120 #2.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Hosts Glass House Visit with David Diao--Ridgefield

09/11/2014

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

Glass House Presents: David DiaoThursday, September 11 · 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The Glass House, New Canaan, CT. $50 Visit the Glass House for an exclusive and thought-provoking collaborative experience in connection with Diao's Aldrich exhibition. Participate in a conversation between the artist and the architect/author Christian Bjone about Philip Johnson's iconic work and Diao's enduring interest in the Glass House and Modernist architecture. Diao's 2004 painting of the Glass House will be installed in the Painting Gallery for the occasion. Bjone's third book, Philip Johnson and His Mischief, Appropriation in Art and Architecture, is a critical and personal look back at years spent working with Johnson, an infamously challenging yet renowned architect. Glass House Presents is an ongoing series of public programs that sustains the site's historic role as a meeting place for artists, architects, and other creative minds. Visitors can explore the Glass House campus prior to the program and enjoy light refreshments afterwards. Reservations are limited and available only through the Glass House website.

New Hartford Historical Society Hosts Wine Tasting

09/12/2014

126 Ratlum Road, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-922-4508.

On Friday, September 12, 2014 from 6 to 9PM at Ski Sundown the New Hartford Historical Society will host a wine tasting fundraiser.  There will be wine, special beers food from Italian to Thai, gourmet chocolate and other specialties.  Admission $25.  Call for tickets.

Colebrook Historical Society Hosts Friday Night Gathering

09/12/2014

Rtes. 183/182, Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-379-3614.

On Friday evening, September 12th, at 7:00 p.m., the Colebrook Historical Society will host a social reception, followed by a presentation by Noah Ullman, founder of Czech Wine Imports, Inc. -- History & Wines of Moravia -- Covering the region and viticulture from Roman times through the Hapsburg empire, 20th century Europe to modern day. The gathering will be held at the Colebrook Historical Society, corner of Routes 183 and 182A in the center of Colebrook. All are welcome.

New England Carousel Museum - Giant Tag Sale - Bristol

09/12/2014 to 09/13/2014

95 Riverside Ave.,, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

On Fri., 3 -9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call to register for a 10' space - $35. Bring your own table or setpup. Tag Sale, Saturday from 10 -5 p.m. Treasures and trinkets at New England Carousel Museum, from exit I-84E, take exit 31 (Rt. 229 West St) to Rte. 72 in Bristol. For more information call or visit the website.

Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Loudon Wainwright III

09/12/2014

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

Ridgefield Playhouse's Singer Songwriter Series presents Loudon Wainwright III on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8PM.  2010 Grammy Winner Best Traditional Folk Album!  Check the website for further information.

Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Presents Magic Shadows--Torrington

09/12/2014

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Catapult presents Magic Shadows--Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8 pm. Fresh from their incredible performances on America's Got Talent season 8 and from worldwide touring, Catapult Entertainment is bringing the world premiere of its newest show to the Warner Theater. Magic Shadows dives into the world of shadow transformations and shadow storytelling as only Catapult can accomplish. Their show is pure magic and is a "Must See!" Check the website for further events.

The Jazz Run & Family Fun Walk--Goshen

09/13/2014

291 Beach St., Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-361-6285.

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 a fundraiser for the Litchfield Jazz Camp Scholarships will be held at Camp Cochipianee in Goshen.  Pre register $22 -- Race Day $27.  A 5K run and Walk at 10AM.  Post race awards, picnic and live jazz.  Register on line  or call.