Warner Theatre Students for Arts Educations Present Play On!--Torrington

02/12/2016 to 02/14/2016

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

The students from the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Performance Lab are proud to present PLAY ON!, February 12-14, 2016 in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. Prepare yourself for side-splitting laughter, all in the name of theater! PLAY ON! is the hilarious story of a community theater group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Torrington, CT – The students from the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Performance Lab are proud to present PLAY ON!, February 12-14, 2016 in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.

Hermitage Days — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

02/12/2016 to 02/14/2016

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

Experience winter’s silence. A quiet earth. A room of one’s own. Concentrated attention. Reflective time for discernment.

Fees: $275 private room / private bath (limited, please give second choice); $245 private room / hall bath; $220 shared room / private bath; $205 shared room / hall bath; non-refundable deposit: $50. Scholarship funds available.


Darren Winston Bookseller Hosts Upstate Funk!--Sharon


81 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-1890.

Darren Winston Bookseller will host Upstate Funk! an evening celebrating the recent launch of Upstate Diary, a pioneering publication focused on the creative possibilities that thrive outside of city limits.  The reception will be held at the gallery on February 13, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM.  Call for further details. 

Palace Theater Presents Shen Yun

02/13/2016 to 02/14/2016

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

Palace Theater presents Shen Yon's one of a kind performance which revives stories and legends from thousands of years of Chinese culture.  With the richly expressive art of classical Chinese dance, groundbreaking musical compositions Shen Yun is leaving millions around the world in awe.  Dates:  Saturday, February 13 at 2:30PM and 7:30PM and Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 2:30PM.  Check the website for ticket information.

Cornwall Library Hosts Winter Swing Dinner


30 Pine St., Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-6874.

Cornwall Library's Winter Swing, featuring dinner, jazz and dancing will be held on February 13, 2016 from 6 to 9PM at the library.  Live music by Bob Parker's Jive b7 Five Band.  Tickets $30 per person.  Cash bar.  Seating is limited.  Tickets available at library.

Kent Memorial Library Offers Home Renovation 101 Workshop


32 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3761.

On February 13, 2016 (snow date Feb. 27) a workshop: Home Renovation 101 will be held at the Kent Memorial Library.  This program is the first step in a long process of home remodeling.  Kent resident Hilary Carlin, design and project coordinator will conduct the workshop.  Free and open to the public.  Please call to register.

Hopkins Vineyard Sweet Heart Special


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

Sweetheart platter with two glasses of Hopkins Sparkling Wine. Cheese wedge, cubed cheeses, spiced cherry spread, local sausage, fruit, homemade cheese cake for two and a side serving of two Plum Brook dark chocolate truffles infused with Hopkins Cabernet Franc. Sweetheart Special Package for two $75 We are accepting reservations for 1pm and 4pm. Please call (860) 868-7954

Naugatuck Historical Society Hosts 6th Annual Savor CT 2016


171 Church St., Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

Savor CT 2016--February 13, 7 to 10 pm the Naugatuck Historical Society's is hosting its 6th Annual Savor CT 2016. It is a tasting of only Connecticut made food, beer, wine and spirits. Savor CT supports local businesses while also supporting the Naugatuck Historical Society and its education programs. Guests can enjoy the flavors of Connecticut, where there are a variety of breweries, wineries and restaurants. This year the Naugatuck Elks are supporting our event by offering a location to host the event, it will be held at the Naugatuck Elks Lodge Memorial Hall, 758 Rubber Avenue. The event is truly a statewide community event. Guests will enjoy the flavors of Two Roads Brewery, Thimble Island Brewery, Black Hog Brewery, Sharpe Hill Vineyard, Litchfield Distillery and more spirits and wines. Other flavors include StoneHouse Baked Goods, Newman's Own, Pepperidge Farm, Fascia's Chocolates, American Pie, Jesse Camille's, Tequila Grill, Corner Tavern, Avery Soda and more. Along with food and try your luck at a raffle prize. Advanced tickets are $15 for members of the Elks Club or the Naugatuck Historical Society, $20 for non-members. At the door tickets are $25.

Sharon American Legion's Hosts Cabin Fever" Chicken Barbecue


15 New St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5640.

Sharon American Legion's Cabin Fever chicken barbecue will be held on February 13, 2016 at the legion hall behind the firehouse.  Cost $12 adults and $6 children under 10.  Under 5 years old eat free of charge.  Call to place orders. 

The Institute for American Indian Studies Slide It, Shoot It, Smack It: Winter Sports!


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

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm. What type of games did early Native Americans play in the winter? There were team and individual contests of skill and games of chance. Spend the morning having some family fun playing traditional games such as snowsnake, shinney, and archery! We'll end around a campfire in our replicated Algonkian village enjoying hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows. Snow Required! Call for information! Fee: Museum Admission: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors; $5 Children (ages 3-12); IAIS Members Free.