27th Annual Bristol Teddy Bear and Doll Show at Clarion Hotel


42 Century Drive, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-665-1322.

Sunday, from 10AM to 3PM at the Clarion Hotel, 42 Century Dr., Bristol, CT 06010. Bristol the 27th Annual Bristol Teddy Bear and Doll Show will display Teddy Bears, soft sculpture art as well as collectible dolls. Not only will bears be appearing but also lions, tigers, zebras, horses, giraffes, monkeys, birds, bunnies, dragons, unicorns, fairies and many other creatures. For those interested in creations not stuffed; doll artists and doll dealers are exhibiting. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 12 free. Further information call: 860-665-1322 or visit http://www.collinsgifts.com/bristol.html

Watercolor Technique Workshop


9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: (203) 266-7596.

10 am - 3 pm. Learn a variety of watercolor techniques to paint skyscapes with artist Linda Cookson. Discover new techniques that will add more dimension to your watercolors. All levels welcome. $60/$55 for CTL members. Registration required.

Heritage Village Concert Society Presents The Ensemble Schumann--Southbury


11 Heritage Way, Southbury, CT 06488.

On Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 3PM at the Sarah Cooke Hall at Heritage Village the Performing Arts Center-Concert Society will feature The Ensemble Schumann.  Steve Larson, viola; Sally Pinkas, piano; and Thomas Gallant, oboe.  $15 per person.  Tickets available at the Heritage Villlage Activities Desk or by mail.

Fifth Annual Candlewood Lake Canoe and Kayak Race


500 Candlewood Lake Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804.

On Sunday, September 25, 20011 the Fifth Annual Candlewood Lake Canoe & Kayak Race will take place at Brookfield Town Park.  Don't have a canoe or kayak--we can get you one to use.  All monies raised benefit Environmental Stewardship Work on the Still River.  Cost is $10 per person.  Email: CCKRace@Hotmail.com for further information.

2nd Annual CT's Classic Chihuahua and Top Dog Competition - Wolcott


Woodtick Recreation Center, 201 Nichols Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716.

CT's Classic Chihuahua and Top Dog Competition - Sponsored by Chihuahua Connection Magazine FREE Admission Trade Show * Vendors * Food Competition Categories: Talent, Photogenic, Ruff Ruff Runway Fashion Competition. Portioned Proceeds will benefit Miss Greater Waterbury Scholarship Program and A.R.F. of Terryville, CT AND MORE!

20th anniversary with a Taste of Nature Party at the Ansonia Nature Center


10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT Phone: (203) 736-1053.

Sample local and exotic honeys. Taste fresh-baked breads and garden-fresh salsas. Savor "Connecticut - grown" cheeses, luscious beverages like teas from around the world will be served with accompanying desserts. Add fresh flowers, candle light and live music for a fantastic and unique evening at the Nature Center. A $25.00 donation will support FANCIS new scholarship Fund. Call 203-736-1053 for additional information. Please RSVP by September 28, 2011. Make checks payable to FANCI and mail to FANCI, 10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401