Oliver Wolcott Library The Cookbook Club

10/11/2017

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT

6:30-7:30 pm. Pumpkins, Apples, Potatoes & More! Celebrate nature's bounty at our Fall Harvest Potluck! Join librarians Audra MacLaren and Patricia Moore as we discuss and share our fall harvest dishes. At each meeting members bring dishes prepared from the selected cookbooks. If you're running short on time, don't worry; just bring yourself - there is always a surplus of delicious food to enjoy.

Litchfield County Auctions

10/12/2017 to 10/14/2017

425 Bantam Road., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4661.

AUCTION PREVIEW HOURS LITCHFIELD, CT: Thursday October 12, 10am-5pm | Friday October 13, 10am-5pm | Saturday October 14, 9am-11am prior to the auction which starts at 11am. Gallery Address: 425 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.
Auction, Saturday, October 14: Silver & Jewelry | Decorative Arts, Ethnic Arts & Antiquities | Collectibles & Books | Glass & Porcelains | Furniture | Rugs, Mirrors, Frames & Lighting | Fine Art – Sculpture, Paintings & Prints. Live Auction & Online Bidding starting at 11:00 am EST.

White Memorial Conservation Center Museum Children Free Week

10/12/2017 to 10/18/2017

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

The Silo Easy Entertaining

10/12/2017

Upland Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

6-9 pm. Menu: Roasted Pepper and Artichoke Tapenade with Toasted Country Bread – Creamy Vidalia Onion Soup with Black Pepper and Vermont Cheddar Cheese – Herb-Roasted Salmon over Braised Chickpeas and Tomatoes – Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette – Lightly-Charred Asparagus with Lemon Zest – Flourless Chocolate Tart with Fresh Raspberries and Whipped Cream

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Painting Uncorked with Allison Meyler

10/12/2017

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT

7-9 pm. Back by popular demand! Enjoy an evening of painting paired with wine, light hors d'oeuvres, and great conversation with Allison Meyler, painter and Ridgefield resident. Meyler's current body of work is a colorful exploration of portraiture, abstraction, and human connection. Whether you are an aspiring artist, or just looking to explore your artistic side, please join us for a night of creativity. Art materials, wine, and refreshments are included. Must be 21 or older.

Bristol Historical Society Hollywood Movie Magic

10/12/2017

98 Summer St, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6309.

7 pm. Part 1. Very visual presentation by film historians Cortlandt Hull and Robert Adamczyk as they explore the origins of film from the turn of the century to the early 1940's. Segments shown on film as well as video. Bring your cameras as original movie props will be on display. Refreshments will be served. Cost is FREE to BHS members, $5.00 to non-members.

Mark Twain Library Happy Birthday Redding

10/12/2017

439 Redding Road, Redding, CT Phone: 203-938-2545.

4-5:30 pm.To celebrate the town's 250th anniversary, Miss Lisa is throwing a big birthday party bash for Redding! Make your own ice cream sundaes and make a collage of your favorite places in town. Ages 4 to 7.

Litchfield Historical Society Crafternoons: Witchcraft!

10/12/2017

7 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

3:30 - 5 pm. $7 members, $10 non members. Grades 1-7. Unplug and spend the afternoon crafting and creating! The Litchfield Historical Society's Crafternoons will explore a new theme in history with hands-on crafts and games that encourage students to look away from the screen and tap into their own imagination. To learn more about the month's topic, we suggest reading one of the books listed. OCTOBER- Witchcraft! Complete colonial crafts as you learn about finger-pointing and fear of witchcraft in Puritan New England.

Torrington Historical Society Creepy Crawl

10/13/2017

192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

On view at the Society for the Creepy Crawl event will be New Acquisitions: Collecting For Our Community. This exhibit features some of the recent treasures that have been added to the Society's collection. Admission is free. A small display of vintage Halloween decorations will also be on view.

White Memorial Conservation Center Carole Wiley Art Opening

10/13/2017

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT

The nature photography of Carole Wiley will grace the walls of the A. B. Ceder Room through December 31. Wiley calls her passion for nature, animals, and photography, "A perfect storm". Spend a couple of hours with this gifted artist and ask her questions like, "How in the heck did you capture that bat in flight drinking water?" https://cawileyphotography.smugmug.com/ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., A. B. Ceder Room, The reception is free but you must pre-register by calling: 860-567-0857 or register Below