Lourdes in Litchfield Shrine Holds Giant Tag Sale--Litchfield

04/16/2015 to 04/18/2015

Route 118, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-1041.

The Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield semi-annual GIANT TAG SALE will be held in Pilgrim Hall, located on the Shrine grounds, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield from Thursday, April 16th through Saturday, April 18th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and on Sunday, April 19th from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. All donations from sales help with the upkeep of the Shrine.

2015 History Bites Lecture Series: Southbury Historical Society: A Closer Look at Southbury's Heritage Village


624 South Fritain Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-405-3124.

On Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Noon the 2015 History Bites Lecture Series continues hosted by the Southbury Historical Society.  Mildred Gallik will lecture:  A Closer Look at Southbury's Heritage Village.  The lecture site is the Old Town Hall Museum.  Pre-registration recommended but not required.  Free and open to the public.  Donations are accepted.  Bring your lunch.  Beverages and dessert will be served. 

Oliver Wolcott Library Hosts An Evening with the Gillettes: A Life Theatrical Performance-Litchfield


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

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes but he was brought to life by William Gillette.  Gillette is best remembered for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.  Harold and Theodora Niver portray William Gillette and his beloved bride Helen.  Space is limited. Registration is required.

Litchfield Performing Arts Hosts First Ever Antique, Vintage and Tag Sale

04/17/2015 to 04/19/2015

South St., Litchfield, CT 06759.

Litchfield Performing Arts' First Ever Antique, Vintage and Tag Sale features hundreds of items. Antiques include an Edwardian flip table, an 1880's Belgian tile cook stove, Victorian and Queen Anne mirrors, dressers, clocks, china, chandeliers, stained glass panels, jewelry and much more. Vintage pieces include Drexel Heritage sofas and chairs, Ralph Lauren dinnerware, a 1940's Duncan Phyfe dining table... Tag sale items range from decorative pottery and glassware to housewares, all in good condition. Friday , April 17th Early Buying & Preview Party 6:30-8:30 PM ($35) Saturday, April 18th 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Sunday April 19th 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Be an early bird shopper and make your purchases on Friday evening while you enjoy hors d'oeuvres and beverages and great jazz by Litchfield Jazz Camp faculty. Admission for the Friday evening Early Buying & Preview Party is $35. The sale continues throughout the weekend. Admission Saturday and Sunday is free.

Performer Showcase to be held at UCONN Torrington


855 University Drive, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-626-6800.

The Arts and Culture Commission of Torrington in participation with UCONN Torrington and the Torrington Library are organizing the 2015 Performer Showcase which will be held Friday, April 17, 2015 from 9:30AM to 4PM at UCONN Torrington campus.  The Performer Showcase is a one-day event high-lighting quality performers and presenters available to entertain audiences of all ages and demographics.  Check the website to register for the day long event and for further inforamtion by February 28th.  Cost $25. 

Litchfield Performing Arts Holds First Antiques, Vintage and Tag Sale

04/18/2015 to 04/19/2015

South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-361-6285.

Early Buying Party with live jazz, refreshments and a chance to be the first to buy will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8PM at St. Michael's Church House.  The sale continues April 18-19  9AM to 3PM when admission is free. Admission for the Early Buying Party is $35. 

Woodbury Public Library Hosts Author Velya Jancz-Urban


269 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3502.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015,  at 2PM the Woodbury Public Library will host local author Velya Jancz-Urban who will speak about "The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife".  Free and open to the public. Book signing after the talk.

Drrakeville Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Spring Craft and Chat Event--Torrington


Main St., Torrington, CT 06790.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10AM to 10PM at Coe Park in Torrington the Drakeville Volunteer Fire Department will host its semiannual Spring Craft And Chat event.  This event allows craft enthusiasts to work for 12 hours uninterrupted with all meals included for $35.  Raffle prizes and vendors including Party Lite and Thirty One will be on site. All proceeds will benefit the Drakeville Volunteer Fire Department. 

Litchfield Farmers' Market Indoors 'Til June 6th

04/18/2015 to 06/06/2015


Litchfield Farmers' market - indoors. Saturdays. April 18, May 2, May 16, May 23, June 6. 10 am - 1 pm. The CT Grown Litchfield HIlls Farm-Fresh market is open for business at its indoor home at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT. Over 15 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh, cold-stored, hoop house and hydroponic fruits, vegetables and herbs; local eggs; pasture fed beef, bison and chicken; artisanal breads and chocolates; pies, cider doughnuts and baked goods; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles, sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup; balsamic vinegar, olive and grape seed oils; and goat milk soaps; local restaurants offer foods to go. Seasonal artists and guests have great offerings for yourself or special presents. Music, guest artists, a free cook and gardening book exchange and workshops are scheduled on most market days. The Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market, Saturdays, 10 AM - 1 PM. Check the website for weekly agenda. 

Waterbury Chorale Presents Musical Reflections of the Civil War--Newtown


46 Church Hill Rd., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-1614.

On April 18, 2015 at 8PM the Waterbury Chorale will perform:   Musical Reflections of the Civil War.  Check the website for ticket information.