Danbury Concerts on the Green

07/15/2016

Danbury Green, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

Beyond the Wall – Summer Series- July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Pink Floyd Tribute Band Opening Act @7pm Main Performance @8pm.

Pratt Nature Center Full Moon Hike

07/15/2016

163 Paper Mill Rd, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 355-3137.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hike the lower fields by the light of the full moon then warm up by the campfire with marshmallows. (bring flashlight) FREE

The Golden Rule – Why It Does and When it Doesn’t Work. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

07/15/2016 to 07/17/2016

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

Be our guest for a fun, interactive weekend! Using the tools of game theory and negotiation, Rabbi Rami Shapiro will lead all in a variety of games (non-physical) to demonstrate what the Golden Rule is, when it is appropriate, when it isn’t. Learn how to use the Rule, wisely and well, in your own life. (Read more at: www.wisdomhouse.org )

Your registration will include a copy of Rami Shapiro’s book, The Golden Rule and the Games People Play .

Fees: $175 Commuter; $275 Private Room w/bath (limited, please give second choice); $245 Private Room with hall bath; $220 Shared Room w/bath; $205 Shared Room /hall bath. Non-Refundable Deposit: $50

Ink, Pen and Paper: The Ancient Art of Writing. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

07/15/2016 to 07/17/2016

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

Come write in the stillness of the New England countryside, connect with an ancient spirit and discover a very contemporary self in the ink and the quiet. Writers of all genres are welcome. Participants need to read and bring the following books to the weekend: The Art of Stillness and The Art of Writing, Teachings of the Chinese Masters.  (Read more at: www.wisdomhouse.org )

Presenter: Davyne Verstandig

Fees: $175 Commuter; $275 Private Room w/bath (limited, please give second choice); $245 Private Room with hall bath; $220 Shared Room w/bath; $205 Shared Room /hall bath. Non-Refundable Deposit: $50

Institute for American Indian Studies Roughin' it at the Movies

07/16/2016

38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

7 p.m. Join us for an outdoor showing of Disneynature's. Bears and become a part of the furry family! Filmed in Alaska, Bears follows the adventures of a family of bears over the course of a year, sharing with us their lessons, surprises and triumphs! Free!

6th Annual Celebration for the Bats--White Memorial Conservation Center

07/16/2016

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

July 16, 2016--6th Annual Celebration for the Bats.Help Gerri Griswold celebrate our planet's most extraordinary creature! A lecture featuring a live Big Brown Bat will begin the evening's festivities. We can then count our bat colony as it emerges from the Green Barn! Charming bat cupcakes and lemonade will be served (to humans..not bats..they prefer insects)! Pack a picnic or BYOB! The event is on rain or shine. Come out and show your support for bats! 7:00 P.M, A. B. Ceder Room. Please call 860-567-0857 to register. FREE.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Dawn Chorus with Fran Zygmont--Litchfield

07/16/2016

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

July 16, 2016--Dawn Chorus with Fran Zygmont. The dawn chorus occurs when birds sing at the start of a new day. In a given location, it is common for different species to do their dawn singing at different times. Of course..in order to experience this incredible performance you must be up before the birds! Join Litchfield Hills Audubon's Bird Whisperer, Fran Zygmont as he and early bird Gerri Griswold as they take you to some favorite birding haunts just before the crack o' dawn. Muffins and strong coffee will be served before the chorus begins. Breakfast at Patty's afterwards! 4:00 A.M., Meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room, Please pre-register for this program by calling 860-567-0857 or pre-register online www.whitememorialcc.org ! FREE.

Barkhamsted Historical Society's Walk Through Time

07/16/2016

100 East River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-1152.

Barkhamsted Historical Society's "Walk Through Time". On July 16 meet at Squire's Tavern,100 East River Rd. at 10 am, and join Paul Hart for a short hike where he will explain how the scenery has changed over time. There will be about a dozen stops along the trail where Paul will describe the way the area would have looked in the 1800's. Stops include: Squire's Tavern, the Nature museum, the remains of a charcoal hearth, the site of the tree nursery and many more. Wear comfortable shoes for the walk and dress appropriately. This is a once a year event so be sure not to miss it! The hike is about 1 mile long and should last about an hour and a half. Some of the terrain is on uneven ground. Questions: call Noreen Watson 860 738 1152.

Flanders Nature Center Forest Faeries and Woodland Wizards Festival

07/16/2016

Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

10 AM to 3 PM. This magical festival is held at Flanders Sugar House and Trail House grounds, which is located off of Church Hill Road in Woodbury, Connecticut. In addition to faerie house displays and costumed participants, the festival also includes a full day of entertainment, activities, vendors and food.

Danbury's Bacon & Brew Fest – Summer Series

07/16/2016

Danbury Green, Danbury, CT

Rain Date: Sunday July 17th. The Danbury Bacon and Brew Festival is a one-of-a-kind event that will be hosted at the City Center Green in downtown Danbury on July 16th from 3PM till 9PM. Bacon and Brew is a premier experience focused on peoples love for bacon and craft beer. As the attendees walk through the event they will get to taste some delicious craft brew and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes that local restaurants will be cooking up. Not only will Bacon and Beer vendors be in attendance, but many other vendors as well! Music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and brew!