Warner Stage Company Opens 2015-16 Main Stage Musical Season with Nice Work If You Can Get It--Torrington

11/07/2015 to 11/15/2015

Main St., Torrington, CT 06759. Phone: 860-459-7180.

The Warner Stage Company's opens its 2015-16 Main Stage Musical season with a new, lighthearted musical comedy, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, November 7-15, 2015. Get ready for this 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger. This sparkling, madcap tale combines laughter, romance and high-stepping Broadway magic for an evening bursting with girls and glamour, set against a backdrop featuring the glorious classic songs of Gershwin. Call for ticket information.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Vulture Culture with Mary Beth Kaeser--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On November 7, 2015 at 2PM in the A.B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center Beth Kaeser will give a program: Vulture Culture.  Mary Beth exposes us to the beautiful world of vultures with her Turkey Vulture and Black Vulture.  More avian surprises will be on hand.  Call to register.

Warner Theatre Presents Nice Work If You Can Get It-Torrington

11/07/2015 to 11/15/2015

68 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-49-7180.

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT – November 7-15, 2015: Get ready for this 1920's era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger. This lighthearted crowd pleaser is set against the backdrop of classic Gershwin hits like "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Fascinating Rhythm." Featuring a cast of larger-than-life ensemble characters and a snappy book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT harkens back to the golden age of American musical comedy. Check the website for ticket information.

New England Carousel Museum Hosts 2015 ACE Awards


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

Ken Ferris & Friends will perform at the 2015 Ace Awards dinner in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the New England Carousel Museum on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 6 to 10PM.  Cal for further information.

Mattatuck Museum Artist Talk: The Witness Tree with Carolyn Monastra--Waterbury


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

November 8th, 2015 3:00 PM--Artist Talk: The Witness Tree with Carolyn Monastra. Inspired by the exhibition A Very Anxious Feeling: Artwork from the Collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy, artist, activist and educator Carolyn Monastra will present work from The Witness Tree - her ongoing project about the global effects of climate change. Monastra will focus on water-related concerns as she shares images and stories from her travels to 19 U.S. states, 17 countries and every continent while documenting the climate crisis. Participants will also be invited to Take Action! as climate witnesses by creating postcards that will adorn a tree on the Waterbury Green before being mailed off to friends, family and politicians.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Poetry Reading/Booksigning: Moira Linehan and Mary Pinard--Washington CT


2 Green Hill Rd., Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

Moira Linehan and Mary Pinard will read poetry from and sign copies of their books, Incarnate Grace (Southern Illinois University Press, $15.95), and Portal (Salmon Publishing, $22.00) at The Hickory Stick Bookshop on Sunday, November 8th at 2:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Litchfield Community Center Presents The Duke's Men of Yale in Concert--Oakville


421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

On Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 2 to 3PM at the Litchfield Community Center The Duke's Men, a male acapella group consisting of Yale University Students will delight audiences with their blends of pop acapella with Yale singing tradition. Cost $10.  Pre-registration required.  Call for further information.

Veterans Concert, A Musical Salute to Veterans to Take Place at the Brookfield Library


182 Whisconier Road (Rt. 25), Brookfield, CT Phone: 203 775-3934 .

Billy Michael and his Band J and B Lite will perform at a free concert to honor local Brookfield and area veterans on Sunday afternoon, November 8, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.   He will be joined by Ariana Carlo and Mallory Delinski, both of Brookfield. who will provide female vocal accompaniment appearing as the Veteranettes. In addition, three wartime area veterans will be honored for their military service. Following the performance complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission is free and the general public is invited to attend. For more information log onto ww.brookfieldcthistory.org.  


Audubon Center at Bent of the River Hosts Second Sunday Hike--Southbury


185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-5098.

Second Sunday Hikes--Sunday, November 8, 1 pm-3 pm--Second Sunday Hike will be a part of a special event Fall for the Bent.

Institute for American Indian Studies Veterans Day Celebration--Washington, CT


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

ON Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 12PM IAIS will host Veterans Day Celebration. Each year IAIS honors a local Native American who has served in the United States Military. Join us in honoring and remembering all veterans, Native and non-Native, who have served our country with courage and pride. Throughout history, Native Americans have served their country with the highest record of service per capita when compared to the general American population and to any other ethnic group. Following a traditional ceremony in our outdoor village, participants and visitors are invited to a light lunch. Donations welcome.