Oklahoma at The Gary-The Olivia Performing Arts Center at the Abbey of Regina Laudis Description:

07/28/2011 to 07/31/2011

273 Flanders Rd., Bethlehem, CT 06751.

The theater presents Oklahoma the award winning Rogers and Hammerstein on July 28, 29, 30, 31 and August 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,  2011. Showtimes July 28-30 and Aug. 3-6 at 7:30 and July 31 and Aug. 7 at 2:30.

Kent Sidewalk Festival

07/28/2011 to 07/31/2011

Main Street, Rte. 7, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-1463 .

On Thursday, July 28 thru Monday, July 31.  Fun, food, music, sales and activities for all ages.  Free Admission.  For more information visit the website.

Lake After Dark at Lake Compounce - Bristol

07/29/2011

822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Friday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Live performance by the Courtney Drummey Band, on the Croc Pot deck. After 5 p.m. admission is $17.99.  Visit the website for more information.

Lime Rock is offering both one-day and two-day workshops during the Ferrari Challenge race weekend, July 29-30

07/29/2011 to 07/30/2011

497 Lime Rock Rd.,, Lakeville, CT 06039. Phone: (860)435-5000.

On Friday and Saturday at Lime Rock Park. The two-day workshop adds flash photography, learning to interact with drivers and crew, discussions on car-to-car photography, rigging and shooting on-car cameras, and photographing a race “on assignment.” Each day will end with a review and critique of each student’s best images. The workshop is designed for intermediate to experienced photographers. Each student must own a digital SLR camera with interchangeable lenses and possess a basic understanding of how a camera functions. Further requirements needed at the workshop include: two digital media (compact flash card, SD card, etc.), rain gear, long pants, and closed toed shoes. Nikon Professional Services will offer on-site support and a wide variety of cameras and lenses for photographers to test throughout the day. (Owning a Nikon camera is not a requirement to attend the workshop.) The Nikon gear is not meant to replace your personal equipment, but simply be an added benefit to workshop participants. Instructors include Rick Dole, George Tiedemann and Robert Laberge. Visit the website for more information.

Cross Purpose Summer Concert Series at CityCenter Danbury

07/29/2011

Ives St., On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, Cross Purpose. Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m, main acts take the stage at 8 p.m. Visit the website.

 

Yale Music Festival Norfolk Friday and Saturday Series Features The Tokyo String Quartet

07/29/2011

Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Friday, July 29, 2011 at 8PM at the Yale Music Festival, Norfolk the Friday and Saturday Series continues with The Tokyo String Quartet.  Music featured: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, String Quartet in d minor, K421; Karol Szymanowski, String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op 37; and Robert Schumann, String Quartet in a minor, Op 41, No. 1. Check the website for further information.

3rd Annual Connecticut Wine Festival - Goshen Fairgrounds

07/30/2011 to 07/31/2011

116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-677-5467.

The Connecticut Wine Festival will take place July 31 & August 1 at Goshen Fairgrounds. Enjoy wine, food samples, live music,and buy great CT Wines by the bottle to take home! Hours are Saturday, July 31, 12pm-7pm and Sunday, August 1, 12pm-6pm. Bring your passport! There is an exclusive Connecticut Wine Festival stamp for the festival. You must present your ID upon entering the festival. No outside food or drinks allowed. No pets allowed. Tickets purchased at the festival are $25 daily/$40 weekend, $10 designated drivers and under 21. Advanced tickets are on sale NOW! Ticket Prices are $20 daily/$40 weekend, and $10 for designated drivers/under 21. Purchase tickets by calling 860.677.5467 between the hours of 9:00a.m. and 3:00p.m.Monday through Friday. Phone orders accepted until July 23, 2010. Tickets are also for sale at: Jerram Winery, Gouveia Vineyards, Jones Winery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Miranda Vineyard, Hopkins Vineyard, and Bishop's Orchards Winery. If you are interested in being a food, artisan, or craft vendor please contact Kristin Manning at manning@feralcreative.com. If you are interested in volunteering at the event, contact Ginger Kunkle at ginger@ctfoodassociation.org.

Eight to the Bar Summer Concert in CityCenter Danbury

07/30/2011

Ives St., On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family. Bring a chair (or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7 p.m, main acts take the stage at 8 p.m. Visit the website for more information.

Yale Music Festival Norfolk Friday and Saturday Series Features All American Music

07/30/2011

Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 8PM the Yale Music Festival Friday and Saturday Series continues a program of All American Music.  Featured artists:  David Shifrin, clarinet; Martin Beaver, violin; Kikuei Ikeda, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello; Attacca Quartet; Wei-Yi Yong, piano; James Sinclair, conductor and Fellows of the Norfolk Festival.  Music featured: Charles Ives, Largo; Cole Porter, Clarinet Quintet; Ives, Piano Trio; Ives, George Washington's Birthday; Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring.  Check the website for further information.

Music Mountain's 82nd Season Hosts Penderecki String Quartet--Falls Village

07/30/2011

Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 6:30PM the Music Mountain concert series continues with the Penderecki String Quartet.   All Beethoven Program:  String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135 (1826) *(24);String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 132 (1825) *(19).  Tickets are $30 at the door, $27 in advance.  Admission is free for those 18 and under.  Call for reservations or check the website for further information.