Thomaston Historical Society Lecture


80 Knox Street , Thomaston, CT Phone: (207) 354-2295.

Evolution of Thomaston Boat Building in 20th Century. Stories from a panel of members of multigenerational boat building families in town.

Litchfield County Auctions the September Discovery Sale


425 Bantam Rd,, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4661.

Live Auction Sept. 14. (860) 567-4661.  View items online. Litchfield County Auctions & Appraisals is Connecticut's premier estate Auction House, featuring fine art, antique & modern furniture, silver, rugs, jewelry & couture, pottery, porcelain, glass, Asian art & antiques, antiquities, ethnographic arts and more. LCA's 10,000 sq. ft. gallery is located on the main road, just a mile south of "The Green" in historic Litchfield, nestled in the beautiful hills of Litchfield We present fresh-to-the-market property from Estates and Collections in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and beyond.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

09/14/2016 to 09/20/2016

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

Torrington Historical Society Jazz in the Carriage House


192 Main St., Torrington, CT

7 pm. On Friday September 16th the Torrington Historical Society will host a jazz concert and fundraiser with an ensemble of well-known jazz artists: Mario Pavone, bass; Peter McEachern, trombone; Dave Ballou, trumpet and Michael Sarin, drums. The concert is a rare appearance by these artists in this area. Seating is limited. Tickets are $20

Newtown Arts Festival

09/16/2016 to 10/01/2016

Newtown, CT

A wide variety of events and entertainment. Friday, September 16 - Rooster Bash & BBQ . Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18 - Newtown Arts Festival including entertainment, food, juried artist and artisan exhibit and sale, lantern making 12 - 4, live performance of Comedy Intended at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 21- Improv Night. Friday, September 23 - Random Acts of Chamber Music featuring The New England New Music Ensemble (N.E.N.M.E.). Saturday, September 24 - 2nd Annual Lantern Parade -7:00 PM Evening Parade on the Fruit Trail. Sunday, September 25 - Newtown Dance Collaborative. Thursday, September 29 - Rear Window. Friday, September 30 - Opening Night of "The Mousetrap" and  Friday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1 - Music in the Streets. Check website for times and locations as well as for up to date information at this town wide event.

Naugatuck Harvest Moon Festival

09/16/2016 to 09/17/2016

Church Street, Naugatuck, CT

Friday from 11:00 am to 8:00pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. This event takes place on the Naugatuck Green on Church St and features a wide variety of hand made crafters and jewelry vendors, an excellent selection of food vendors and entertainment on both days.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Full Steam Ahead Learning and Making in the 21st Century

09/16/2016 to 09/18/2016

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.4519.

Full STEAM Ahead: Learning and Making in the 21st Century, a cross-disciplinary symposium and community engagement event, investigates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art (+Design), and Math) as it applies to meeting challenges in the world today with inventive and creative solutions. Co-hosted by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Ridgefield Library, this multi-day event will take place September 16 to 18, 2016. There are several attendance options for Full STEAM Ahead.
The Full Symposium Package ($150): The Friday Session and all Saturday Sessions, at The Aldrich and Ridgefield Library, including The Nature of Wine and Creativity: A Sensory Wine-Tasting Experience Friday Symposium Session ONLY ($25): Friday, September 16, 4:30 to 6 pm, The Aldrich Saturday Symposium Sessions ONLY ($145): Saturday, September 16, 8:30 am to 7 pm, The Aldrich and Ridgefield Library, including The Nature of Wine and Creativity: A Sensory Wine-Tasting Experience
The Nature of Wine and Creativity: A Sensory Wine-Tasting Experience ONLY ($45): Saturday, September 17, 5 to 7 pm, Ridgefield Library Community Day: Hands-On with STEAM! (Free): Sunday, September 18, 1 to 5 pm, The Aldrich and Ridgefield Library

Danbury Irish Festival

09/16/2016 to 09/18/2016

43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-739-0010.

Live entertainment, food, vendors, children's activities, displays on: Women of the Easter Rising, Book of Kells, Irish Crochet, Irish Language and Classes, Irish Family Histories, Genealogy, Irish Blessings, Irish Dance, Irish Literature, Potato Famine, Irish Traditional Music History and Classes, and many more. Halloween parade 3:45 Sat., scavenger hunt both days. Admission price is $12 per day and $25 for a weekend pass. Saturday Special – enter before 1PM for half off admission Hours:,Friday – 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Saturday – 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMand Sunday – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Held at the Ives Center.

Ansonia Nature Center Hike - Full Moon Harvest Hike


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

7 pm The northeastern native people referred to the full September moon as the "corn is edible" moon. Join our rangers to hike the Nature Center trails as the big moon rises. Enjoy some marshmallows over the campfire to conclude our program. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Number of participants is limited, so pre-registration is required. FEE: $1.00 per person.

Ives Concert Park - Annual Greater Danbury Irish Festival

09/16/2016 to 09/18/2016

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-739-0010.

Admission price is $12 per day and $25 for a weekend pass. Children 12 and under are free. Saturday Special – enter before 1PM for half off admission Hours:, Friday – 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Saturday – 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sunday – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Music – Food – Beer- Vendors – Children's Tent – Family Fun Featuring: Cultural Tent – Bag Pipes and Drums – Irish Step Dancing and...including some of the hottest acts in the world on the Mainstage including: The Peelers (Canada), The Go Set (Australia), Highland Rovers (USA), and Mighty Ploughboys (USA).