Mattatuck Museum - Cinema Summer: The Philadelphia Story, 1941


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 extension 30.

8 p.m. Free with regular museum admission. Katherine Hepburn, Carey Grant and James Stewart come together to make one of the top preppy films of all time, The Philadelphia Story. Join us for an outdoor movie in the Museum's courtyard.

Lourdes in Litchifeld - Semi Annual Tag Sale

07/17/2013 to 07/20/2013

83 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-1041.

Stop by and select from great deals you can find at the Hall, open daily.

Litchfield Historical SocietyLeather Apron Book Club


7 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

3:30-5 p.m. Join us as we explore the Revolutionary War during the month in which independence was declared in the colonies. This month we will read "My Brother Sam is Dead," a riveting tale of two brothers separated by differing loyalties and the hazards of war. Following the book discussion, we will show images from the archives, work on a craft and play games. Register by July 5 to receive a complementary copy of the book. Ages 9+ $10 for members; $15 for non-members

Beardsley Zoo at Kellogg Nature Center in Derby


500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby, CT

12 to 2 p.m. The Zoomobile is coming to town! Join Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to celebrate Connecticut's Year of the Snake. This live animal program features exotic, beautiful and fascinating snakes and their relatives from around the world. The Zoomobile is FREE. Check with venue for admission fees, if any.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival -Music In Context


120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

7:30 PM, Battell Recital Hall. Norfolk Listening Club led by James Nelson, General Manager Music of Vienna (with live music)

Oliver Wolcott Library Hosts Author Ann Leary -- The Good House--Litchfield


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

On Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 7-8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Author Ann Leary will discuss her latest novel:  The Good House.  Ann Leary is the author of the memoir:  An Innocent, A Broad and the novel Outtakes From a Marriage.  A wine and cheese reception will follow the event.  Space is limited. Registration is required.  Hickory Stick Bookshop will provide books for signing and sale.  Free and open to the public.

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival -Young Artists' Performance


120 Litchfield Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: 203-432-1966.

7:30 PM Cath a rising star as the Festival presents its Young Artists' Performance Series with the extraordinary young musicians studying at Norfolk. Whether you are an aficionado or a chamber music novice, you will enjoy the wonderful performances and casual environment these programs offer. Repertoire and ensembles are chosen weekly.

Mother Delores Hart booksigning : The Ear of the Heart--Washington, CT


2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525.

On Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2PM at the Hickory Stick Bookshop Mother Dolores Hart from the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem will sign copies of her new book:  The Ear of the Heart.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Danbury Concerts on the Green


Ives Street and National Place, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

Sonny Carroll Band. All concerts free to the public. Opening act beings at 7 p.m.; main performer at 8 p.m.

Naugatuck Historical Society- “Crafts that Pop: Pop-ups, Pinwheels and Paddles”


195 Water Street , Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203 729 9039.

11am to noon – "Crafts that Pop: Pop-ups, Pinwheels and Paddles" Choose your craft or make all three. Fee: $2.00 per person, $5:00 per family, Limit for most Sessions: 12 Children, All Ages, call 203 729 9039 or email to register.