Annual Spring Tea at Oxford Historical Society

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

Oxford Center Firehouse, Oxford, 06478. Phone: 203-888-5095.

On Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 1PM at the Oxford Center Firehouse bring your own favorite Tea Cup, if you wish, to the Oxford Historical Society's annual Spring Tea. Enjoy Mary Lou Pavlik's depiction of her great great grandmother, Mary Ann Bronson, as seen through Dr. Bronson's Civil War Letters to his wife. Dr. George Bronson, who left his medical practice to join the 11th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment, shared the life of a Civil War soldier with his wife. Mrs. Pavlick's hour long living history presentation will show her female ancestor's thoughts and views on life in 1863 and will be followed by a discussion period. Tickets: $12 at Town Clerk's Office or at the door. call 203-888-5095 for further information.

Charym Offers Special Class with Benjamin Sears of Luxyoga

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

174 West Street, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-2241.

On Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11AM at Charym Spa and Wellness Center Benjamin Sears of Luxyoga will conduct a class. Luxyoga exists to illuminate the seamless balance between a purposeful practice and a beautiful, peaceful life. Ben was trained by Bikram Choudhury and has assisted in the training of new teachers at three Bikram Yoga College of India Teacher Trainings. Call for further information.

Art Lock-Down at the Villge Center of the Arts

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

12 Main St., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-354-4318.

On Sat. 9 - 7 p.m. Artists will demonstrate their crafts and offer previous works for sale. Our local restaurants will be represented with samples of food from their establishments and local musicians will entertain us all day. Free.

Cadillac and LaSalle Club's Annual Spring Meet--Golden Age of Trucking Museum

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

1101 Southford Rd., I-84 Exit. 17, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-577-2181.

On Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 10Am to 3PM at the Golden Age of Trucking Museum the Cadillac and LaSalle Club's Annual Spring Meet will take place. Open to the public rain or shine. All Cadillacs are welcome to participate--club membership is not required. Antique and classic Cadillac and LaSalle's from the entire Northeast are expected to attend. Call for further information.

Spring Barrel Tasting of the New Vintage - Haight-Brown Vineyards

04/25/2009 to 04/26/2009

Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

Spring Barrel Tasting Saturday and Sunday at 12, 2 and 4pm. $20/person. By reservation only This is the kick off of our year. We invite you into our wine cellar to taste our new vintages - right out of the tank -un sweetened, un filtered..... a great event for wine connoisseurs, as well as novice wine drinkers. Join us upstairs at the winery, post tasting for a food reception and live music. Wine by the glass, gourmet foods, cheese plates, etc.. etc.. available for purchase. Call early to reserve your seating time, as this event tends to sell out. You can reach us at, or 860-567-4045 for questions or reservations.

CT Film Festival -09--Newtown Film Festival

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

Edmond Town Hall, Newtown, 06470. Phone: 203-426-9299.

On Saturday, April 25, 2009 Newtown will host the CT Film Festival 09. Films to be shown at Edmond Town Hall starting at 1PM and continuing thru 9:15PM are: Fly Boys, Monsters From the Id, Dislecksia, and Brave New West. Day long passes and ticket information--check the website: Call 203-426-9299 to volunteer for the film festival. Sponsored by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.

Open Turret Days Military Museum of Southern New England

04/25/2009 to 04/26/2009

125 Park Avenue , I-84 ex.3, Danbury, CT 06010. Phone: 203-790-9277. The public is allowed to climb aboard and see what it was like to man a tank. Rubber-soled shoes are necessary to access our tanks and armored vehicles. Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, 2009, noon to 5 p.m. Cancelled if raining. Further information: 203-790-9277.

Pleasant Valley Bean Hole Supper

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

Route 181, Pleasant Valley, 06063. Phone: 860-379-9398.

The Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church will hold the "Pleasant Valley Bean Hole Supper" on Saturday. Seatings at 5,6,and 7PM. Join for a delicious bean hole baked beans and ham supper with homemade potato salad, cole slaw, and desserts, and rolls and beverages. Adults $12, Children 6-12 $5. Reservations required. Call: 860-379-9398.

Betty Rosbottom's April in Paris Spring Bistro Dinner at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

C'est Magnifique! Cooking teacher, author, magazine contributor and TV personality, Betty returns to demonstrate Asparagus and Wild Mushroom Tarts, Artichoke Soup with Parmesan Cream, Glorious Lamb Navarin and more. (Demonstration). From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $85 per person or 2 people for $160. Contact Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec for more information.

Archaeology Field Trip to Ancient Native American Soapstone Quarries!

04/25/2009 to 04/25/2009

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

Join anthropologist and Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club president Andrea Rand in a Spring walk through the the beautiful Peoples State Forest in Barkhamsted to visit the 3,500 year old soapstone quarries. If time permits, we will also visit the Lighthouse Site, the remains of what was once a thriving early historic Native American community made famous by archaeologist Dr. Ken Feder in his book "A Village of Outcasts".

Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Meet at IAIS at 12:30 am and we will carpool/caravan to Peoples State Forest. Fee: Free to LHAC members / $ 10 General Public