Hollister House Garden Offers Daylilies Walk--Washington

07/23/2011

294 Nettleton Hollow, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2200.

On Saturday, July 23, 2011 starting promptly at 5PM join Krista Adams, our talented gardener and George Schoellkopf for a walk in the garden and a conversation about seasonal highlights at Hollister House Garden.  We will share with you some of our tips on plant sources and best growing practices to enhance your own gardens.  Check the website for further events and information.

Gunsmoke - Summer Concert Series in CityCenter Danbury

07/23/2011

Ives St., On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Saturday, Gunsmoke. Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m., main acts take the stage at 8 p.m. Visit website for more information.

Yale Chamber Music Festival at Norfolk Features Piano Quartets

07/23/2011

Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 8PM at Yale Music Festival in Norfolk the Friday and Saturday Series continues with Piano Quartets featuring Peter Schuhmayer, violin; Herbert Kefer, viola, Othmar Muller, cello; and Peter Frankl, piano.  Music featured:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Quartet in g minor, K 478; Ivan Erod, Piano Quartet, Op 54; and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Quartet in E flat Major, K 493.  Check the website for further information.

Annual Mid Summer Harvest Festival at White Silo Farm

07/23/2011 to 07/24/2011

32 Rt 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

12:00pm-5:00pm. Small dishes prepared with CT Grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. Live music and free farm / winery tours. Family friendly event. Admission is free. Charge for food and wine.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts The Bushwhack Band--Falls Village

07/23/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 6:30PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with The Bushwhack Band, with Dancing.  Classic Country.  A Jambalaya of Cajun, Zydeco and Country.  Ticket prices are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations or check the website for further information.

SECOND COMPANY GOVERNOR'S ANNUAL HORSE SHOW

07/24/2011

4 Wildlife Drive, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-9046.

A chance to see beautiful horses from all over New England perform in over seventy classes, in two show rings. In addition to ribbons and trophies awarded in over 70 classes, 2GHG presents three special trophies.  The Show is recognized by the Connecticut Horse Shows Association (CHSA) and the Connecticut Hunter and Jumper Association, (CHJA). English, Western, Hunt, Pleasure, Lead line and Driving Classes.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Arianna String Quartet--Falls Village

07/24/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 3PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with the Arianna String Quartet. Jonathan Yates, Piano; Mozart: String Quartet in A Major, K. 464 (1785) *(5;) Beethoven: String Quartet in A Major, Opus 18 # 5 (1798-1800) *(16 ); and FaureÕ: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Opus 15 (1879) *(10).  Ticket price $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is Free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations or check the website for further information.

Lake After Dark at Lake Compounce - Bristol

07/25/2011

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Friday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Live performance by acoustic trio "Party of Three" on the Croc Pot deck. After 5 p.m. admission is $17.99.

Ives Concert Park Presents Steely Dan--Jazz-Rock Ambassadors to the Galaxy

07/25/2011

181 White St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-438-5795.

On Monday, July 25, 2011 at 8PM the Ives Concert Park Summer Concert Series continues with Steely Dan--Jazz-Rock Ambassadors to the Galaxy.  Rock & Roll Hall of Famers STEELY DAN dazzled both the public and the critics in 2009 with their classic-albums-in-full Rent Party Tour. Responding to overwhelming popular demand, Steely Dan masterminds Walter Becker and Donald Fagen bring on more action with the Shuffle Diplomacy Twenty Eleven summer tour.  The tour, which kicks off in Seattle on July 2nd and concludes in Boston on September 30th, will showcase greatest hits and deep cuts alike. Select shows will also feature performances of complete classic albums, and set-lists determined by fan voting online. Steely Dan have announced this year's program will also include special guests, and an idealistic strategy for World Peace. Acclaimed jazz artist Sam Yahel is on board as the tour's main support act. For Shuffle Diplomacy Twenty Eleven, Fagen and Becker bring back their awesome group of players, this year dubbed the Miles High Big Band: Keith Carlock (drums); Jon Herington (guitar); Freddie Washington (bass); Jim Beard (keys); Michael Leonhart, Walt Weiskopf, Roger Rosenberg and Jim Pugh (horns) — along with their saucy backup trio, the Embassy Brats: Carolyn Leonhart, Cindy Mizelle, and Catherine Russell. Check the website for further information.

Cross-Cultural Culinatry and Art Camp at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford

07/25/2011 to 07/29/2011

44Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In this unique camp experience, students incorporte an interconnecting blend of world cooking and art. Students spend the morning with Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec. After a sit down lunch, afternoons are spent creating coordinated unique art projects with Silo Gallery Director Valerie Culbertson. This year tour will be India, Thailand, Eastern Europe, South American and Japan. No passport needed $285 per child. Ages 9 to 12.  Visit the website for more infomation.