Cinema Fall: Films of the Great Depression - "Golddiggers of 1933"

10/19/2012 to 10/19/2012

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 Ext. 10.

On Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Shanghai Lil from Footlight Parade, a Universal Newsreel, will play prior to the main feature film. Dr. J.D. Connor of Yale University will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards. Golddiggers of 1933, brings to the screen the story of a young group of Broadway women known as the “Golddiggers” who face hardship during the Depression. A wealthy composer comes to their aid with a new play. Featuring actors such as Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell and Guy Kibbee to name a few, this musical comedy is alight-hearted look into the Depression. Free and Open to the Public. RSVP: (203) 753-0381 x10.

Glen Campbell – The Goodbye Tour Saturday Night at the Warner Theatre - Torrington

10/20/2012

68 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: 860-489-7180.

Legendary singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, a true American musical icon, comes to the Warner Theatre for a very special concert as part of his Goodbye Tour. The tour is a celebration of his extraordinary five-decade-plus career and release of his acclaimed final studio album Ghost on the Canvas. Campbell made history by winning four Grammys in both country and pop categories in 1967. During his 50 years in show business Campbell has released more than 70 albums, sold 45 million records and accumulated no less than 12 Gold albums, 4 Platinum albums and 1 Double-Platinum album. With songs like “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Gentle on My Mind”, and “Southern Nights,” Campbell has been topping the charts for decades. Opening for their father will be Victoria Ghost.
The Rhinestone Cowboy will bring his “Goodbye Tour” to the Warner Theatre Saturday, October 20 at 8pm, making a graceful exit from his extraordinary career. Tickets for this concert are $39.50, $49.50, $100 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at or online at www.warnertheatre.org.

At the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum: Makers Market

10/20/2012

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-0198.

With an emphasis on design excellence, technical expertise, and quality of materials, Makers Market is a premier forum to experience the convergence of contemporary design and craft. Collectors and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to meet American artisans and shop a curated selection of objects, including ceramics, glassware, textiles, jewelry, furniture, metalwork, lighting, and more. The Market will be open to the public on Saturday, October 20, from 11 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, October 21, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Free for members; free with the price of admission for non-members.

AUTUMNFEST WITH THE FRIENDS OF THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER

10/20/2012

10 Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: 203 - 736-1053.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., join the Friends of the Ansonia Nature Center to celebrate this beautiful season of the year.This year, visitors will once again be able to enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides provided by Maple View Farm in Orange.  Children of all ages will find fun things to do. Follow the "Haunted Trail" created by the Center's Junior Rangers. Try to find your way through the hay-bale maze. Carve a pumpkin. Visit the Nature Store where the youngest members of the' family can decorate a pumpkin with no carving or scissors involved. Learn about the animals associated with All Hallows Eve through programs on bats, owls, and tarantulas. Adults can browse the Friends tag sale, and perhaps pick up a needed item or two. Enjoy some fresh-squeezed apple cider and delicious cinnamon donuts. In addition, don't miss the Friends' Bake Sale with home­made apple and pumpkin goodies to take home.

Try to Remember - Cabaret in The Silo Gallery featuring vocalist Lynn Henderson - New Milford

10/20/2012

44 Upland Rd., off Rte. 202, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 355-0300.

On Sat., Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Join us for a special Cabaret in The Silo Gallery featuring vocalist Lynn Henderson. Joined by Douglas J. Cohen, Musical Director/vocals; Bob Sabin, bass and Sherrie Maricle, drums. Mark Planner, Director. Reservations Requested. $30 per person includes wine and refreshments. To benefit Hunt Hill Farm Trust. (Limited table seating available for early reservations.) $5 students, stadium seating. See selections from Lynn's program on You Tube.  Vist the website to learn more.

Pumpkin Patch Party at The Institute of American Indian Studies - Washington

10/20/2012

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

On Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.Fun for any age! What better way to enjoy the fall season than in the replicated Algonkian Indian village at the Institute for American Indian Studies. Kids will choose a pumpkin from our Three Sister's Garden and then decorate it; listen to traditional Native American stories around a cozy fire; enjoy s'mores, warm cider and more! (children must be accompanied by an adult) Please call to pre-register.  Fee: $5 Adults; $8 Kids

All Hollows Eve -Glebe House, Woodbury

10/20/2012

49 Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-2855.

Visitors to the Woodbury's historic Glebe House Museum can look into its spooky past between 5 and 8"30 p.m. Tour guided by costumed spirits will visit the Ancient Burying Grounds, relating tales from the darker side of 18th and 19th century Woodbury. Burying grounds with 20 of Woodbury's most famous and infamous 'spirits' at their gravesites. A very spooky candlelit tour in the musuem. Stories and tales from Moll Cramer, the Witch of Woodbury told in the Museum cottage. Tarot Card readings by Madame Suzolo. Free fall refreshments. The Hollow will be closed to traffic and the area, including the walk to and through the cemetery will be lit with over 200 lumaniries.  Rain date:  Oct. 27.  Details, tickets: $12 person/$25 Family: the Woodbury Public Library or call 203-263-2855.

Gunn Memorial Library presents A Concert with The Third Dimension - Washington

10/20/2012

5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-7586.

On Saturday, October 20th at 1:00pm. The Third Dimension is a musical ensemble combining the talents of three classically trained, experienced musicians - Helen Falcone, Jeanne Hinkson and Jenny Li.  The trio will perform a varied program of classical pieces, opera, old standards, international songs and sixties hits.  Composers represented in this new fall program are Mendelssohn, Puccini, Verdi, CPE Bach, Marvin Hamlisch, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Carly Simon and others. The three musicians love performing together as evident in the audience's enthusiastic response.  Don't miss this special program! This program is free and open to the public.   Registration is recommended.

Institute for American Indian Studies Pumpkin Patch Party--Washington, CT

10/20/2012

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 2PM a Pumpkin Patch Party  at the Institute for American Indian Studies join in the fun for any age! What better way to enjoy the fall season than in the replicated Algonkian Indian village at the Institute for American Indian Studies. Kids will choose a pump- kin from our Three Sister's Garden and then decorate it; listen to traditional Native American stories around a cozy fire; enjoy s'mores, warm cider and more!  (children must be accompanied by an adult) Please call to pre-register.  Fee: $5 Adults; $8 Kids.


Ghostly Photographs - Beardsley and Memorial Library - Winsted

10/20/2012

40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: 860-379-6043.

On Saturday, October 20, 2012. Time:  11:00 a.m. Get ready for some Halloween "spirit".  Julie Griffin a professional paranormal investigator and photographer of the spirit world will present her work at Beardsley and Memorial Library, on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.  Ms. Griffin will show evidence of anomalies through a multimedia presentation. She will also tell stories about visiting the reported haunted locations and how the photos happened. This program is free and open to the public. The Beardsley and Memorial Library serves the towns of Barkhamsted, Colebrook and Winchester.