Warner Theatre Presents Comedian Bill Engvall--Torrington

10/08/2016

Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

BILL ENGVALL--OCT 8, 2016 AT 8:00 PM - MAIN STAGE.On Sale to Members Now. On Sale to the Public May 20 at 10:00 am. The stand-up comedian, recording artist, TV sitcom star and contestant on Dancing With The Stars will be turning his truck northward and heading to Torrington! Engvall, Jr. is a comedian and actor best known for his signature "Here's Your Sign" bit, and as a member of the Blue Collar Comedy group. It's the humor in everyday situations that has made Engvall one of the top comedians today and among the busiest. He's hosted numerous television shows as well as several award shows. Bill also starred in and executive produced his own self-titled sitcom for TBS. He was one of the stars of the sketch comedy show.

New Fairfield Annual Car Show

10/09/2016

178 Short Woods Rd, New Fairfield, CT

Many classic cars on display from 10 am to 4 pm. at Squantz Pond State Park.

New England Carousel Museum ​Aunt Bub’s Pasta Supper

10/09/2016

95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

The New England Carousel Museum will be hosting its annual Aunt Bub's Pasta Supper on Sunday, October 9th, 4:00-6:00 PM. This yearly event is a great way to gather friends, family, and colleagues and sit down together for good food, conversation, and memories. A meal of pasta, eggplant parmigiana, chicken, salad, bread, dessert and soft drinks will be served at 5:00 PM. Attendees are invited to bring their own wine to enjoy with this delicious meal. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 10 and under, and children 5 or under are free. A portion of all ticket sales will go to the Amelia Lauretano Desmond memorial fund to benefit the New England Carousel Museum. For tickets or more information please call the New England Carousel Museum at 860-585-5411 or email manager@thecarouselmusuem.org. Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 5th to ensure available seating.

THE ARTISTS TALK! at Sharon Historical Society & Museum

10/09/2016

18 Main St., Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-5688.

The Sharon Historical Society & Museum and The Gallery @the SHS are pleased to welcome the public to a The Artists Talk! program on Sunday, October 9th from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Exhibiting artists Zelina Blagden, Karen LeSage, Ellen Moon, Catherine Noren and Sally Pettus will discuss their work and their processes, motivations, influences, and experiences in creating the pieces on display in the current show, Distaff in Sharon: A Tribute to Melva Bucksbaum.

White Memorial Llama Walk with Debbie Labbe from Country Quilt Llama Farm

10/09/2016

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail! The cost is $20 per person with a percentage donated to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 2:00 P.M., Meet in the Museum parking lot. Call Debbie from Country Quilt Llama Farm at 860-248-0355 to pre-register.

White Memorial Foundation Digital Photography 101 Workshop with Pam Velez

10/09/2016

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

Pam Velez returns to the Conservation Center with an encore presentation of basic digital photography. Pam: "Tell them I am not a professional. Tell them I am only a hobbyist." Blah blah blah...Pam is as talented as any professional and a very gifted teacher. Her primary interests are portraiture and nature photography. You will learn the basics of manual exposure for digital photography, how to use your camera's settings to get more creative photos, tips on focusing, composition, and more. The class begins indoors and will end up outdoors for hands-on learning. Bring your camera, instruction booklet, and ideas. The class is limited to 10 participants. Rain or shine. Members: $15.00 Non-members: $20.00. A portion of your fee will be donated to The Conservation Center. 2:00 P.M., A. B. Ceder Room, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Ansonia Nature Center - MUSHROOM IDENTIFICATION FOR BEGINNERS

10/09/2016

10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT

1 pm What are those weird things that pop up in the woods after the rain? Are you mystified by wild mushrooms? Curious? Scared? Or do they make you hungry? Join a foraging family who hunt, photograph, identify, and eat the fungi in New England. The three foragers are from southeast CT and members of the CT Mycological Society and the North American Mycological Association. This program will dispel myths, teach how to safely identify mushrooms, and discuss mycophagy, the cooking and eating of wild mushrooms. Bring mushrooms you find in your yard and we'll use our newly learned skills to identify them. FEE: $5 per person; please call to register.203 736-1053

Brew-Ski Fest

10/09/2016

80 Indian Cave Rd., Salisbury, CT

30 plus breweries, live music with performances by The Nice Ones and brats and burgers.  Tickets for Brew-Ski Fest cost $30 per person in advance and are available at Stateline Wine and Spirits in Canaan, 860 824-7295 and Ledgebrook Spirit Shop in Winsted 860 379-4216. Tickets will cost $35 the day of the event. The tented tasting will be held rain or shine.

Hotchkiss Bearcat 5K The Hotchkiss School

10/09/2016

Salisbury, CT Phone: 860.824.4720.

Registration: 8 a.m. Fun Run: 9:30 a.m. (free) TechTee Youth 1K: 9:40 a.m. ($5.00) TechTee Cross Country 5K: 10:00 a.m. ($25.00) Join us for a day of fun for the whole family. The Hotchkiss School invites you to their beautiful campus in Lakeville for a Tots Fun Run, Youth 1K (chip timed) and a challenging cross-country 5K. All proceeds raised from this event will go to support HYSB's free counseling program. Registration $25.00

Danbury Restaurant Week

10/10/2016 to 10/16/2016

Danbury, CT

Danbury Restaurant Week will offer consumers great deals, the opportunity to experience some new restaurants, and re-visit a few of their favorites throughout their first Restaurant Week. Beginning Monday October 10 through Sunday October 16, 2016, participating restaurants will offer a special prix-fixe menus during the entire week (excludes tax and gratuity).