Ladies Quartet "Harmony on the Sound" at the Seymour Historical Society

04/17/2011

59 West St, Seymour, CT 06483. Phone: (203) 888-7471.

2:00 pm. The Harmony on the Sound Chorus is twelve-time champion of the Sweet Adelines' North Atlantic Region #1 chorus competition.

Singer/Songwriter, Dave Mason at The Warner - Nancy Marine Studio Theatre - Torrington

04/19/2011

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 pm. Mason, singer/songwriter/guitarist first found fame with the rock band Traffic. In his long career, he has played and recorded with many of the era's most notable musicians, including Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Fleetwood Mac and Cass Elliot. His best known song, "Feelin' Alright was recorded by Traffic in 1968 and covered by dozen of artists. Joe Cocker made it a major hit in 1969. As a solo artist, Mason is best known for his classic, "We Just Disagree". Tickets for this performance are $73 & $83 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at www.warnertheatre.org.

History Bites 2011 Lecture Series--Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden

04/21/2011

49 Hollow Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-2855.

On Thursday, April 21, 2011 the History Bites Series sponsored by the Glebe House-topic:  Woodbury Silversmiths c1799-1845.  The lecture will be held at the Woodbury Senior Center.  Wealth and gracious living made the business of silversmithing in Woodbury a lucrative one.  The silversmith handled the wealth of his neighbors and was trusted to give a fair accounting of the amount of silver coin used in creating each piece ordered.  By 1840, silver was being made by machine and the age of fine handcrafted silver in the US was ending.  This program will focus on the history of silversmiths working in the  hollow in Woodbury:  Curtis, Candee, Stiles, Dunning and Gideon Botsford, who lived in the Glebe House. All lectures are at Noon.  Bring lunch.  Beverages and desserts are provided.  Reservations requested but not required.  Suggested donation: $2 per lecture.

Oliver Wolcott Library's Guest Author Series--Dominique Browning--Litchfield

04/21/2011

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Tuesday, April 21, 2011 from 7-8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library,  Author Dominique Browning will  talk about her book--Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas and Found Happiness.  Join Joseph Montebello as he interviews Dominique Browning about wearing your pajamas to the farmers' market, moving to a rural setting, and making time to play the piano and go kayaking.  This elegant, graceful and yet funny book inspires us to dance in the kitchen and seize new directions.  Browning is a writer, editor and consultant in the newpaper and magazine fields.  Call to register for this event or check the website.

Land Sabbath at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

04/22/2011 to 04/24/2011

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

Wisdom House is closed to observe a Land Sabbath—a time of quiet healing and renewal for the earth and its inhabitants as well as a time of reverence for the days of Christ’s final suffering, death, silence and resurrection.

 

Earth Day Celebration at Railroad Museum of New England - Thomaston

04/23/2011

245 East Main Street., Rte. 6, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-294-1156.

On Saturday, 9am - 2pm - Artists exhibits and demonstrations - painting, metal & stone sculpture, pottery and felting
Artists: Pat Piscopo, Ray White, Will Cummings, Robin McCahill and as well as artists from Nutmeg. Artists and Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. Live music, puppet shows and dancers from Connecticut Dance Theatre First community event from The Phoenix Rising Center: The Artists' Collaborative of  Thomaston for more information email or call.

The Doobie Brothers at The Warner Theatre - Torrington

04/23/2011

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

On Sat. 8 p.m. Premier Concerts presents The Doobie Brothers. From guitar fueled rockers like China Grove and Long Train Running, to the folky chart topper Black Water. The Doobie Brothers have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, won multiple Grammy awards, racked up 27 chart singles, 16 top 40 hits (including two number 1s) 11 multi-plantinum albums, and 23 Gold Albums. Tickets:  $53, $63, $83.  Visit the website for more information.

Young Chef’s Easter Bunny Brunch at Hunt Hill Farm - New Milford

04/23/2011

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

On Sat. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nancy Stuart-Ploch Ages 5-10. Your budding chefs will hop into Easter creating a brunch menu that is as fun to make as it is to eat!(Full participation) $50. Visit the website for more information.

Quassy Amusement Park opens for 103rd Season - Middlebury

04/23/2011 to 04/24/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

Opens for its 103rd season featuring the new "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster. April 23-24 is $30 carload weekend noon to 6 p.m. Everyone in your car receives an all-day ride wristband (up to 10 persons) for $30, parking included. Ride the new roller coaster and more than 15 other rides in the park!

 

Earth Day At Pratt Nature Center

04/23/2011 to 04/23/2011

163 Papermill Road, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-3137.

We invite you to join us in our celebration.  The goal of this event is to simply promote Nature. Through education in conservation, renewable energy, sustainability, and environmental awareness we hope to encourage our community to go outside and explore their connection with the environment and take responsibility for our future and the future of our planet. All ages welcomed.