Nate The Great

11/19/2008 to 11/19/2008

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860.482.9818.

Wednesday, November 19, 9:45am

All seats are $7. One teacher or chaperone per 10 students admitted free of charge.

Who do you call when there's a mystery you just can't solve? Nate the Great of course! He has found lost balloons, slippers, chickens, and even a lost goldfish. But, can he solve the baffling case of the missing painting? Find out in this new musical based on the book by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat that teaches about teamwork and friendship.

Tchaikovsky Grand Sonata In G - Concert Series - Studio 59 a Performance Gallery

11/21/2008 to 11/22/2008

59 Barber St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

Noble and dramatic themes, full of passion as only Tchaikovsky could create. Also with contrasting themes that are tender and endearing. This music is truly a "symphony for the piano" and will leave you completely breathless. Tickets $30. Call 860-482-6801. " a symphony for the piano" Timothy Alexandre Wallace.

Flavors and Wines of Spain-Tapas Night--Cuisine with Jill Nicholson

11/21/2008 to 11/21/2008

184 South Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-1003.

On Friday evening, November 21, 2008 at 7PM join Chef Jill Nicholson for an evening of incredible wines of Spain and Portugal as well as delicious Spanish Cuisine. $40/person. Reservation--call 860-489-1003.

Women's AA-ALANON Retreat--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

11/21/2008 to 11/23/2008

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

A weekend retreat for prayer, reflection, and sharing within a supportive community. Full weekend attendance required. Presenter: Sr. Maurice Doody, OP, founder and director of the Office of New Directions, Bronx, NY; noted lecturer on spirituality and wellness. Her retreats reflect her own "living of the program." Friday, 6 pm (dinner) to Sunday, 1 pm Fees: $155 (shared room), $195 (private), $225 (private with bath), $195 (shared with bath)

Christmas Bazaar--Church of the Nativity

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

48 East Street, Bethlehem, Phone: 203-266-5211.

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 9AM to 2PM the Church of the Nativity plans its Christmas Bazaar. Offering include new holiday gifts, ornaments, home decoration and stocking stuffers, as well as the ever popular Chinese Auction. A white elephant booth will be available, selling collectible treasures, jewelry and household items. A book nook, home baked good and themed gift baskets will be available. Lunch will be available. Call for further information.

Holiday Fair--United Church of Christ

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

283 Main St., North, Southbury, Phone: 203-264-8807.

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 9:30AM to 3PM at the United Church of Christ will hold its annual Holiday Fair. Offering an extensive selection of hand-crafted gift items, baked good, jewelry and estate silver and fresh evergreen wreaths from the local Boy Scouts. A silent auction will run from 9:30AM to 1PM, followed at 2PM by a live auction. A raffle will be held. Further information call 203-264-8807.

Great Gardens of the Berkshires by Virginia Small & Rich Pomerantz

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

Hickory Stick Bookshop, Washington, 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

Come in and meet author Virginia Small and photographer Rich Pomerantz who will sign their new book GREAT GARDENS OF THE BERKSHIRES @ 2pm on Saturday November 22. Among the many attractions of the Berkshires area of western Massachusetts and the surrounding New York and Connecticut foothills are many fine gardens -- public and private, grand and intimate, famous and unknown. Great Gardens of the Berkshires takes us on a broad-ranging tour of the most outstanding examples, from Shaker gardens and Gilded Age estates to innovative contemporary landscapes. Featuring historically significant public gardens as well as a generous sampling of outstanding private Edens, this lavishly illustrated book will please the eye of Berkshire residents and visitors alike. Green thumbs, as well as those who only �visit� gardens from the comfort of their armchairs, will find inspiration here, along with garden history and details about design principles, stylistic influences, plant selection, and garden ornaments and hardscape features.

Country Christmas Bazaar--Our Lady of Loretto Church

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

12 Ardsley Rd., Waterbury,

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 10AM to 4PM Our Lady of Loretto Church will hold a Country Christmas Bazaar. Handcrafted items, home decor, dolls, baked goods, jellies, wooden items, beaded jewelry, white elephant and raffles. Special quilt raffle. Lunch will be available.

Christmas Bazaar - St. Mary Magdalen Church

11/22/2008 to 11/23/2008

16 Buckingham St., Oakville,

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 9AM to 5PM and Sunday, November 23rd from 8AM to 1PM St. Mary Magdalen Church will hold their Holiday Bazaar. Handcrafted items, illuminated bottles, Angles, Raffles, Theme Gift Baskets, Ornaments, Baked Good and refreshment will be available.

Hickory Stick Bookshop --Virginia Small/Rich Pomerantz--Booktalk

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

2 Green Hill Rd., Washington, 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 2PM join Hickory Stick Bookshop at a booktalk with Virginia Small and Rich Ponerantz--Great Gardens of the Berkshires. Call to reserve your autographed copy if you are unable to attend.