NOFA Hosts Organic Harvest Jamboree at Waldingfield Farm--Washington, CT

10/04/2015

24 East St., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 203-308-2584.

Celebrate the harvest season with CT NOFA at their family-friendly farm event at Waldingfield Farm on Sunday, October 4th in Washington, CT. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) will be hosting their Organic Harvest Jamboree at Waldingfield Farm, one of the largest organic vegetable farms in the state. Located high in the rolling Litchfield Hills, this bucolic homestead will open its gates to the public for chance to explore its historic farmstead, sample freshly picked vegetables, and enjoy scenic views of the leaves changing color. As a unique twist on fall festivals, Organic Harvest Jamboree-goers will feast on a 'farm-to-festival' lunch prepared by Chef Meg Fama, a culinary expert and owner of The Farm Belly food truck. Advance tickets are highly recommended for any CT NOFA fans hoping to attend. All proceeds will benefit CT NOFA and farm attire is recommended. Blankets and BYOB are welcome! Admission includes farm-to-plate lunches and beverages, farm tours, animal rides, music, games & more! Kids 12 and under FREE! Under 21, current students and farmers, just $20. Adult tickets: $35 (in advance) or $40 (at the gate).

Alpenhaus Restaurant - Octoberfest - New Milford

10/04/2015

19 Main St., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-799-5557.

1 p.m. until 8.m. Live German Music, delicious food, fun games and we will even have a dance floor for you to waltz and polka.  This year we will be having it in the United Bank Building.  The Alpenhaus Restaurant OKTOBERFEST is in full planning mode. The entrance fee will be $5.00 a person (Children under 14 are free. AND if you wearREAL Lederhosen or a Dirndl you get in free).  IT'S GOING TO BE A BLAST! (Held in conjunction with New Milford Chamber of Commerce

Hoursatonic Heritage Hikes: Tour CT Antique Machinery Association Museum Campus--Kent, CT

10/04/2015

31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., Kent, CT 06757.

On Sunday, October 4, 2015--Kent, CT 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM. TOUR THE CONNECTICUT ANTIQUE MACHINERY ASSOCIATION MUSEUM CAMPUS Join John Pawloski as he takes you on a tour of the wonderfully restored early industrial and agricultural internal combustion and steam powered engines and tractors, and a narrow gauge railroad. Hear the history of these antique machines that functioned as the workhorses that made America great during the Industrial Revolution years. 1 hour - 1/4 mile.

White Memorial Conservation Center to Host 9th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk--Litchfield

10/04/2015

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 203-379-4884.

Litchfield County is gearing up for the American Cancer Society's 9th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer--The American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk of Litchfield County, CT will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at White Memorial Conservation Center. This inspiring noncompetitive 5K walk raises awareness and funds to support the Society's mission to help finish the fight against breast cancer. Last year, over 500 walkers raised over $57,000 to help fund important programs and services.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Hosts Power Point presentation by Peter Cronin--US Forces in the Pacific 1945

10/05/2015

Rte. 25/133, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Monday, October 5, 2015 at 7:30 P.M., the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society will host a power point presentation by Peter Cronin of Brookfield. This program will follow the movement of U.S. Forces in the Pacific in 1945 closing in on the islands of Japan. The presentation will discuss the taking of Iwo Jima and Okinawa in preparation for the final assault on the Japanese mainland and the dropping of the A Bomb.

Brookfield Museum and Hisorical Society - Peter Cronin of Brookfield - Powerpoint presentaton

10/05/2015

165 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Monday, 7:30 p.m. This program will follow the movement of U.S. Forces in the Pacific in 1945 closing in on the islands of Japans. The presentation will discuss he taking of Iwo Jima and Okinawaa in prepartation for the final assault of the Japanese mainland and the dropping of the A Bomb.

Litchfield Historical Society Hosts Archive's Month Lunchtime Talk: Author Deborah Child

10/05/2015

7 South Street, New Milford, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Archive's Month Lunchtime Talk: Author Deborah Child In honor of American Archives Month, author Deborah Child will be on hand for a noon talk on Monday, October 5. She will discuss her new book Soldier, Engraver, Forger: Richard Brunton's Life on the Fringe in America's New Republic. Brunton was a British grenadier during the R evolutionary War before deserting in 1779. Despite his skill with engraving, Brunton was never able to make an honest living with his art and turned to counterfeiting. Deborah M. Child is an author, lecturer, and independent curator. Learn more. This event is free! Space is limited and registration is required.

Guided Labyrinth Walk — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

10/06/2015 to 10/06/2015

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

Includes introduction, video, seven-circuit labyrinth walk and reflection time.

Donation $5 (includes refreshments)

Litchfield Historical Society Program: Genealogist Carol Witmer

10/07/2015

South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Professional genealogist Carol Witmer will be at the Litchfield Historical Society at 6 p.m. on October 7th to guide participants through some of the basic sources of information and where to find them. Have you always been interested in tracking down your family's history but don't know where to start? You'll also learn about the resources available to genealogists at the Historical Society. This program is $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

Seven Angels Theatre Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

10/08/2015 to 11/01/2015

Plank St., Waterbury, CT 06705. Phone: 203-757-4676.

Seven Angels Theatre will host The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from October 8  through November 1, 2015.  Six awkward spelling champions learn that winning and losing isn't everything.  Check the website for times and ticket information.