Warner Theatre - Rocky Horror Picture Show (The Movie)

10/18/2013 to 10/19/2013

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

11 pm. $10.00 includes participation bag.

Naugatuck Historical Society - Panic in Connecticut - Accussed Witches Have Their Say

10/18/2013

195 Water St., Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203-283-7245.

Travel back to the 17th Century on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Historic Neary Building Ballroom. Virginia Wolf brings 5 women accused of witchcraft in Connecticut to life. She is fully costumed, fully incensed and fully frightening. The program is sponsored by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Pre-registration is free for members, registration begins October 1st for members, new members welcome. Non-members can begin to register.

Colebrook Historical Society Program: The Journey of a Gin

10/18/2013

Colebrook Center, Colebrook, CT 06021. Phone: 860-379-3614.

On October 18, 2013 ~ 7:00 P.M At the Colebrook Historical Society a program:  The Journey of a Gin MIchael Judge: President of sales for Greenhook Ginsmiths, he beleives that just the thought of gin should be enough to generate an interest in wanting to know more about the subject.  Samples will be available for tasting pleasurement.

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Friday's

10/18/2013

25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. 5-9PM. No reservations needed. No cover charge. Taste award winning wines, thirst quenching sangrias, and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm.

Oxford Historical Society Art Show

10/19/2013

60 Towner Lane, Oxford, CT 06478. Phone: 203-888-0230.

On October 19, 2013 from noon to 5PM and October 20thfrom 1 to 5PM at the Twtichell-Rowland Homestead Museum an art show featuring H. Reinhardt Lewis will be featured.  Lewis drew paintings of the Depression era landscape of dairy and chicken farms that made up Oxford and the surrounding area in the 1930s.  Admission to the show is free and refreshments will be served.

Institute for American Indian Studies - Autumn Full Moon Hike

10/19/2013

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

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Autumn brings shorter days and crisp evenings. Enjoy this time of year with a special evening in our replicated Algonkian village and surrounding woods! Join Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living as we navigate by moonlight and traditional lanterns through hemlocks, witch hazel and oaks. Engage your sense of smell and hearing as you experience the outdoors in a different way! We will conclude our journey through the forest filled with autumn smells and nocturnal noises by relaxing around the campfire.  Space is limited; Prepayment and registration required. Fee: $10 Adults; $8 IAIS Members; $6 Kids.

 

Institute for American Indian Studies - Friction to Fire

10/19/2013

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

12:30 p..m. to 4:30 p.m. Have you ever wanted to create a fire using only what nature provides, the way Native American people did for generations?  Andrew Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living will guide you through the process of making fire by friction using the bow and drill method.  You will leave with your own set of key components necessary to practice and master this technique.  Additional ancient methods will be demonstrated and will be available for you to try yourself. This is a physical skill; kneeling, bending and safe use of a knife are required.  CT Educators may earn 0.4 CEUs. Space is limited; Prepayment and registration required. Fee: $30; $25 IAIS Members

 

Mattatuck Museum - Comedy Night - Comedy for a Cause - Waterbury

10/19/2013

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

Comedy for a Cause October 19, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Saturday, General admission $25 in advance / $35 at door. Includes light food and drink. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. / Seating at 8:00 p.m. / Showtime: 8:30 p.m. English / Rated "R" / 21 and over.
Presented by LUNA Productions and the Hispanic Coalition of Greater Waterbury join us for a night of comedy headlined by Imagine the Comedian, featuring Osei Caleb, and hosted by Davian Velez. The night includes special guest Alisa House of Salsa. Proceeds benefit Museum and Coalition Education programs.

The Silo - We're Cooking With Chef Nick - Italian Baking Specialties

10/19/2013

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Italian Baking Specialties Sat., October 19, 1 p.m. Nick has been writing cookbooks, baking, and teaching baking and pastry for more than 30 years. He returns to The Silo in this demo cooking class with his special take on baking sweet and savory Italian specialties.

Historic Society Tour of East Plymouth and Tory Den

10/19/2013

572 Main St, Plymouth, CT Phone: 860-584-4634.

1-4 p.m. The Plymouth Historical Society is leading a tour of the little known village of East Plymouth. East Plymouth was home to Tory families during the Revolutionary War, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Periodically, the Sons of Liberty would raid East Plymouth, causing the Tories to run into the woods and hide in a rock shelter called "Tory Den". The tour includes a stroll around the historic buildings and the old graveyard, and then a 1-mile walk along the Blue Trail to Tory Den, where a historic visitor who once inhabited the cave will be waiting. Come find out who it will be! (Hint-it rhymes with "Weatherman"). The tour begins at 1pm at the Historical Society Museum at 572 Main Street. A bus will take everyone to East Plymouth for the tour. The bus will return to the Museum by 4pm. The tour is free, but please call 860-584-4634 to register. Kids welcome.