Litchfield Historical Society Home for the Harvest

11/09/2017

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

3:30-5 pm. Grades 1-7. Fee: $7 members $10 non members. 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. NOVEMBER - Home for the Harvest: Learn about the traditions of Thanksgiving with crafts and games.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Afternoon Studios: Handmade Habitats

11/10/2017

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-4519.

2-4 pm. Work with teaching artists and Museum educators to create three-dimensional miniature environments. Discover techniques and materials that artists, city planners, engineers, and animals alike might use to create a habitat, and then experiment with designing your own space.

Pumpkin Mania at Flanders Nature Center

11/10/2017

5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203) 263-3711, extension 10.

All area students in grades kindergarten through 5th are welcomed to attend "Pumpkin Mania!" where they will hike to the barn to learn all about and choose and decorate their own pumpkins as well as visit with the farm animals. Flanders is offering three different sessions for each of these two special days. Choose the morning session from 9AM to 1PM, the afternoon session from 1-5PM or a full day session which goes from 9AM -5PM. The cost per child for either the morning or afternoon session is $30 members and $40 for nonmembers. Full day cost is $60 for members and $80 for nonmembers. Early care is also available at $8 per hour. Pre-registration is required.

Danbury Museum Poets & Poetry of the Great War

11/10/2017

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743-5200.

A lot of incredible poetry came out of the First World War. To help close out our World War I exhibit we'll have a big Poetry Night here at the Danbury Museum. We'll supply the poems, all you need to do is come prepared to do a reading.
5:30 - 7:30 pm This event is FREE and open to the public.

Infinity Hall -MARTIN SEXTON TRIO

11/10/2017

20 Greenwoods Rd. W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. "Martin Sexton is ripe with raw, expansive talent. His voice comes in a hundred impossible shades. His songs are sweet, spirited and soulful. His repertoire is like a cross-country tour of the American musical vernacular." —Boston Globe. Grab your pair of tickets now, before you miss out on this amazing show! So excited to welcome Martin back to Infinity Hall! Sexton's music blends many genres of American music, including soul, gospel, country, rock, blues, and R&B. He is known for his wide vocal range and ability to improvise. He is also known for beatboxing and scat singing guitar solos. Onstage, he often plays fingerstyle guitar on a Godin model A6 and uses a distortion effect on a 2nd microphone to "sing" solos.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area Warren Miller's- Line Of Descent

11/10/2017 to 11/11/2017

46 Great Hollow Road, West Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100 x 130.

In the lodge at Mohawk Mountain Ski Area- Friday, November 10 and Saturday November 11 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) In the lodge at Mohawk Mountain Ski Area- Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)

The Silo Continuous Canapés For Your Holiday Festivities

11/10/2017

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

6-9 pm. This year make your holiday party an evening of continuous canapés and you'll soon discover this style of entertaining allows you more time to enjoy your guests while satisfying even the heartiest of appetites. This class will introduce you to a menu of stylish and delicious appetizers you won't want to wait for a special occasion to make again.

Danbury Palace Theatre LOUIS PRIMA JR & THE WITNESSES

11/10/2017

165 Main St, Danbury, CT

8 pm. Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses are bringing Prima music into the 21st century with their own blend of big band jazz, danceable swing, and real rock n roll!

The Palace Theatre Waterbury Fall Jazz Series: June Bisantz DETAILS

11/10/2017

100 E. Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

7 pm. June Bisantz, musician and visual artist, has co-written and produced several collections of vocal jazz, all of which have received national and international recognition. Bisantz has performed and recorded with distinguished jazz musicians including Steve Swallow, Bob Moses, Paul Brown, Lew Soloff, Jerry Neiwood, Mike Stern, Valery Ponomarev and Will Lee.
Reviews and articles about Bisantz' work have appeared in national and international publications including People Magazine, USA Today, Downbeat Magazine, Jazziz Magazine, New York Newsday, Jazz Podium Magazine, the Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Connecticut Magazine and the New York Native. Their recent release, "It's Always You", a second Chet Baker inspired CD, features both familiar and obscure Baker songs that span the course of his fascinating career. Bisantz performs and records with jazz/classical pianist and arranger Alex Nakhimovsky; and guitarist and composer Norm

Railroad Museum of New England “Salute to Veterans”

11/11/2017

242 East Main Street , Thomaston, CT

All veterans and their families are invited to attend the 3rd Annual "Salute to Veterans" on Saturday, November 11th from 8am to 10am at Thomaston Railroad Station, at 242 East Main Street in Thomaston. The Railroad Museum of New England (RMNE) is partnering with the Thomaston's American Legion Post 22 and the Thomaston Savings Bank. In addition to a ceremony of appreciation, coffee and breakfast will be served.