Jazz on the River to Benefit Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition--Woodbury


1068 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-0076.

On June 11, 2016 at 4:30PM Jazz on the River will feature the Berkshire Jazz Orchestra in the gardens at Mill House Antiques. All proceeds benefit Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition. Rain date:  June 12th. 

Torrington Farmer's Market Reopens June 11, 2016


837 Charles St., Torrington, CT 06790.

The Torrington Farmers Market will open for the 2016 season on June 11th at a new location--St. Paul's Lutheran Church in the city's east end.  Some of the farms:  Gresczyk Farm, Tonn's Orchard, Burlington, Twin Pines Farm, Thomaston, March Farms in Bethlehem, Stillwater Farm in Torrington an many more.  Hours:  Tuesdays 3-6PM and Saturdays: 10AM to 1PM. 

Litchfield - 43rd Annual Gallery On The Green


On The Green, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 309-8257.

On Saturday, June 11, 2016 more than 70 juried artisans and crafters showcase and sell their artwork, including fine art, photography, jewelry, woodworking, pottery, folk art, furniture, clothing, glassworks, quilting, leather goods, and more. Gallery on the Green will be held on "race weekend" in historic Litchfield. The combination of the show and the world famous Litchfield HIlls Road Race, which attracts many of the best runners in the world, has made the first weekend of June truly a destination weekend.

American Clock & Watch Museum Hosts Open House Day in Connecticut--Bristol


100 Maple St., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-6070.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 --Three great events on one fun day! Join us for a free day at the museum! The museum will be open free of charge as part of Connecticut Open House Day. While you're at the museum, learn about Magic of Clockworks as you watch a clock repairer work on different types of timepieces. Then, at 4pm, enjoy an open-air jazz concert! Bring your own appetizer and beverage of choice, the museum will be open free of charge, there will be activities for all ages, and everyone dresses in white! This annual event is not only a fun celebration, but a great way to kick off the start of the summer!

Quassy Amusement Park - 12th Annual School Music Festiva


2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT Phone: 203-758-2913.

Regional school bands, choruses and orchestras will perform at the Carousel Theatre stage. 11 a.m.

CT Open House Day at Brookefield Museum


Rtes 25/133, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

Open House Museum building--June 11 - Museum Open House--On June 11, between Noon and 4 PM the Brookfield Museum will join cultural institutions all over the state, in welcoming visitors as part of the State wide 11th Annual Open House Day celebrating Connecticut's culture and history. The Museum, which is part of the Brookfield Historical Society, will feature a local history exhibit to help residents and visitors discover or rediscover the unique character of the community. Admission to the Open House is free. Docents will be on hand to inform visitors of the important roll Brookfield played in shaping the State's History. They will also learn about many of the famous people with historical ties to this beautiful community located at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. Early images, photographs, artifacts, paintings and stories will be shared including the saga of the Town's Copperhead Flag which is situated over the Museum Fireplace and is one of only two existing in the state. Visitors will be given a flyer on the History of Brookfield to take with them when they leave. The annual event is coordinated by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, a division of the Department of Economic & Community Development.

Music Mountain 2016 Saturday Twilight Series--The Galvanized Jazz Band-Falls Village


Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

2016 Saturday Twilight Series--June 11, 2016 at 6:30PM.   The Twilight series features concerts of Jazz, Big Band, Cabaret, Country, Folk, Opera, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Our Saturday evening twilight concerts allow you to tap your toes in your seat or while dancing on our outdoor dance floor! Buy Tickets Online--The Galvanized Jazz Band. A dynamic group of Connecticut musicians devoted to the energetic performance of hot Dixieland, New Orleans jazz, blues, rags, stomps, struts, spirituals, swing, and classic popular songs from the past century. Founded 1971.

Art at Ives Concert Park 2016--Danbury

06/11/2016 to 06/12/2016

43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-837-9226.

Ives Launches Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show--Saturday & Sunday, June 11 & 12, 2016. This two-day event will feature a wide variety of high-quality original works and a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Food and live music, along with art classes, demonstrations and children's events also will be included. The event will be rain or shine. Art at Ives is part of the Connecticut Office of Tourism Open House Day a one day statewide celebration of Connecticut's fascinating world of art, history and tourism. The first 500 patrons will be admitted FREE!

12th Annual Connecticut Open House Day


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4506.

12th annual Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 11th. The one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents. Last year around 200 participants rolled out the welcome mat to state residents with special incentives, such as free or discounted admission, special activities or exhibits and/or free gifts.

Quassy Amusement Park Hosts 12th Annual School Music Festival--Middlebury


2132 Middlebury Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-598-7261.

On June 11, 2016 at Quassy Amusement Park the 12th Annual School Music Festival will be held.  Regional school bands, choruses and orchestras will perform during the afternoon at the Carousel Theatre stage.