Palace Theatre Waterbury - Summer Jazz Series: Allegra Levy

08/19/2016

100 E. Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

8 pm. Allegra Levy is a sultry vocalist and raven-haired rarity whose rich tones and smooth lower register have taken the international jazz scene by storm. A recent graduate of the New England Conservatory in Boston, where she studied under jazz legendaries and luminaries, Levy has already made a name for herself as a singer, composer and band leader with a truly unique and emotive sound. At the age of 25, she has gained respect as a composer and has written an entire catalog of catchy, original music that brings a fresh sound to the New York jazz scene.

Danbury Concerts on the Green

08/19/2016

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

Limelight - a tribute to Rush - Opening Act @ 7 p.m. and Main Performance at 8 p.m. 

Wolcott Country Fair

08/19/2016 to 08/21/2016

245 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716. Phone: 203-879-5466.

Major Fairs are the larger outdoor type all day fairs. They have all exhibit categories including livestock, fruits & vegetables, flowers, baked goods, needlework, handcrafts and hobbies. They have commercial exhibits, amusements rides and mechanical or animal pulling events. Frisbie School Fairgrounds From Rt. 84E - Exit 25A - follow signs, Wolcott, CT 06016. Hours: Friday: 4 pm - 11 pm, Sat. 10 am - 11 pm. Sun.10:00 AM - 10:00 PM. . General Information: Beer and Wine Available For Purchase (Positive ID Required) No Pets. No Coolers.  Admission: $5.00 on Saturday and Sunday before 4:00 PM $7.00 Friday, Saturday and Sunday after 4:00 PM $5.00 for Seniors (all hours) $18.00 for 3-day pass Your Best Value Under 12 Years Old - Free. (3rd weekend of August). 2016 Wolcott Lions Club Raffle: First Prize Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Motorcycle.

64th Bridgewater Country Fair

08/19/2016 to 08/21/2016

100 Main St. South, Bridgewater, CT 06752. Phone: 860-354-4730.

Annual Bridgewater Fair Parade - opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 and the parade starts at 6:45 Friday evening. The parade features area Volunteer Fire Companies from Connecticut and New York. The Bridgewater Country Fair is a long standing tradition, preserving the character of the country fairs of yesterday, when farmers and other country folk congregated to compete with their prized livestock, produce, and arts and crafts. It was also, and still is a place where one can compare the latest farm and lawn equipment and haggle on the price of a new vehicle. Besides the displays, there is a fantastic midway, featuring rides provided by Tufano Amusements, Inc., as well as great food tents all through the fairgrounds featuring our famous roast beef sandwiches, chicken breasts, or if you are in the mood for a hotdog, well, we have them as well.

On Saturday: Antique Tractor Pull 2:30p.m.,  Pony Pulling Contest 3 p.m.; On Sunday: Ox Pulling Contests: 11 a.m.  Garden Tractor Pull : 11:30 a.m. ALL NEW NASCAR Style Simulator & Tire Changing Contents. Don’t miss the NEW adventure zip line. NEW highly raved about knockerball. NEW Archery area for kids and adults. NEW craft vendors. NEW music/entertainment. Farmers Market, and of course the Fair has the enthusiasm of its historic features and charm like the PIG RACING contests, livestock and agricultural displays, Mechanical Bull, GAMES, BINGO, art shows, Shopping, pie eating contest, tractor pulls/shows, motocross, crafts, hale bay throwing, and MORE. Come join the fun while supporting the local Fire Department!  GENERAL ADMISSION: $8.00 - - Children: FREE. 3 Day Pass: $16.00 - - FREE Parking, Senior Citizens (60+): $5.00 on Sat. & Sun. Gates open:  Fri. 4 p..m. -  11 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. - Sunday 8 a.m. Gates close: Fri. 11 p.m. - Sat. 11 p.m. - Sun. 6 p.m. No Soliciting demonstrating, open containers, pets, bare fee, or bare chests.



 

Pratt Nature Center Full Moon Hike

08/19/2016

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

KENT ARTS NIGHT

08/20/2016

Main Street, Kent, CT

Come mingle with a mix of live entertainment, special retail, fashion, and art in downtown Kent Saturday, August 20th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM as we celebrate the Kent Arts Night. Running in conjunction with Kent Presents, the Kent Arts Night includes over 30 participating stores, galleries, and restaurants on and near Main Street. The streets will be illuminated, music will fill the air, and a selection of delicious dishes will be available by local chefs throughout the evening.

7th Annual White Silo Blackberry Festival

08/20/2016 to 08/21/2016

32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT Phone: 860-355-0271.

12-5 PM. The blackberry festival will feature small plates of food prepared with their farm grown Blackberries. The menu includes Arugula Salad with Blackberries, Watermelon and Feta; Pulled Pork Quesadilla with Blackberry Sauce; Baked Brie and Blackberries; Blackberry Peach Crisp; Blackberry Ice Cream Sandwich; and Blackberry Basil Chicken. Admission is free. Wine and food purchased for a fee. Live music 1-4:30 PM both days. Free winery and field tours will be held throughout the day. Children are welcome to join their parents.

White Memorial Foundation Museum Bantam Lake Day and Museum Open House!

08/20/2016

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Celebrate Connecticut's largest lake in this day-long event sponsored by the Bantam Lake Protective Association and White Memorial Conservation Center. The Museum will be open to the public all day free of charge! Alain and May White managed to acquire 60% of the shore around Bantam Lake which today is managed by the White Memorial Foundation! 

The Institute of American Indian Studies Christmas in August Movie Night

08/20/2016

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

8 pm. Come and watch Christmas in the Clouds, a family-friendly comedy about a Native-run ski resort and all the antics that occur due to mistaken identity. Free!

Torrington Historical Society Children's Program Passport to Summer Learning

08/20/2016

192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

Free admission to history museum 12 noon to 4 pm. Show and tell with historical objects 2 p.m. to 2:45 pm.