Scoville Library

01/21/2017

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.435.2838.

1 pm. Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton perform music to silent Keaton and Chaplin films. 4 pm. Capturing the Cosmos: The Church-Humboldt connection by Valerie Balint, Interim Director of Collections and Research at Frederic Church's Olana. 5 pm Salisbury Hand Drummers Concert.

Warner Theatre Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan

01/21/2017

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

7 pm. Tickets $5. As Adm. James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Capt. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) monitor trainees at Starfleet Academy, another vessel from the United Federation of Planets is about to try out the planet-creating Genesis Device in a seemingly deserted portion of space. In the process, two of Kirk's officers are captured by Khan (Ricardo Montalban), an enemy Kirk thought he'd never see again. Once more, Kirk takes the Enterprise's helm, where he meets Khan's ship in an intergalactic showdown.

Warner Theatre Happy Feet

01/21/2017

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

1 pm. ticket $5. In the world of the emperor penguin, a simple song can mean the difference between a lifetime of happiness and an eternity of loneliness. When a penguin named Mumble, (Elijah Wood), is born without the ability to sing the romantic song that will attract his soul mate, he'll have to resort to some fancy footwork by tap dancing his way into the heart of the one he loves. Directed by Babe mastermind George Miller, Happy Feet tells the tale of one penguin's quest for love, and features an all-star cast of vocal talent that includes Robin Williams, Hugh Jackman, Elijah Wood, Nicole Kidman, and Brittany Murphy.

Warner Theatre Met Opera -Gounod's Romeo Et Juliette

01/21/2017

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

12:55 pm. The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

Winter Walk

01/21/2017 to 01/21/2017

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 8608680518.

Who left this track, that scat, and this feather? During this walk, decipher clues created by wildlife, telling the story of their habits and lives. Certified wildlife trackers Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living lead you through the winter woods to discover how animals live and demonstrate skills ancient peoples employed to survive during the winter months. Please call for reservations. $15 Adults; $12 IAIS Members; $8 Children

Hopkins Vineyard Night Owl – Live Music

01/22/2017

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

2 pm - 4 pm. 2 - 4 pm. Featuring The Dirt Road Pickers. No admission or cover charge.

Kent Historical Society The Howling Wilderness: Western Connecticut in the 18th Century

01/22/2017

41 Kent Green Blvd., Kent, CT Phone: 860-927-4587.

2 pm. Kent Town Hall. Michael Everett, President of KHS and Emeritus Professor, Rhode Island School of Design will present an overview of conditions in Western Connecticut at the beginning of the 18th century: natives and settlers, changing agricultural and ownership ideas and practices, and more.... The lecture will help give context to the Society's 2017 summer exhibit "The Founders of Kent." Free to members; $5 suggested donation for non-members.

Kent Historical Society The Howling Wilderness: Western Connecticut in the 18th Century

01/22/2017

41 Kent Green Blvd., Kent, CT Phone: 860.927.4587.

2 p.m. Kent Town Hall. A talk by Mike Everett, the President of the Kent Historical Society and Emeritus Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Free to members; $5 suggested donation for non-members.

Miranda Vineyards -BRIANNE

01/22/2017

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT Phone: 860-491-9906.

1:30 - 4:30 pm. Come and relax from the hectic week by listening to the sweet sounds of Brianne's music. What better way to spend an afternoon, sipping a glass of wine by the fire and listening to some good music

Glebe House Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America

01/22/2017

Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-2855 .

2 pm. $20. Advance Registration. Pudd'nheads: Childhood in Colonial America examines the unique aspects of childhood between the late sixteenth and late eighteenth centuries and explores themes including birthing and childrearing practices, parenting, children's health and education, naming, gender, play, and rites of passage.