Autumn Bird Walk--White Memorial Foundation

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

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

On Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 10AM join wildlife biologist, Dave Rosgen in the White Memorial Museum Lobby to start an Autumn Bird Walk of the Foundation's property.

Scout Day!

11/22/2008 to 11/22/2008

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

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Brownies: spend an exciting and memorable afternoon learning about traditional Northeast Native American lifeways! Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 10:30 am to 12:30pm. Also enjoy Native American Stories and games of skill and chance.

Registration required. Please call to reserve your spot by November 17th. Fee: $8.00 Scout / $5 adults (regular museum admission)

Come early (10:00 am) or stay late (1:00pm) and enjoy making your own Talking Stick under the guidance of an IAIS Educator. Fee: additional $5 per participant

Nicholas White/Timothy A. Wallace in Concert

11/23/2008 to 11/23/2008

220 Prospect Street, Torrington, 06759.

On Sunday, November 23,2008 at 4PM at Trinity Episcopal Church an Organ and Piano Concert featuring Nicholas White and Timothy A. Wallace. Works of Tchaikovsky, Holst and others. A Free Will Offering to benefit the Trinity Tower Fund.

Gayla Matos in Concert--Sugar Tree Carol

11/23/2008 to 11/23/2008

Route 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-417-3516.

On Sunday, November 23, 2008 a concert will be held at the Litchfield Community Center at 7PM to kick off the 2008 Holiday Season. Sugar Tree Carol a new CD release by Gayla Matos will feature top musicians from Connecticut. The CD features four new compositions by Gayla along with her own arrangements of 15th C Dutch carols, traditional Spanish, English, French and early American folk songs as well as 12th and 17th century familiar carols. Call for further information.

Artifact Identification Day

11/23/2008 to 11/23/2008

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

You are invited to bring in artifacts or mystery Native American cultural items from your personal collections for identification by Director of Research and Collections Dr. Lucianne Lavin from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 23, 2008. A limit of 12 items per visitor please.

Fee: Included in regular museum admission price / IAIS members free

Holiday Prelude Concert

11/23/2008 to 11/23/2008

St. Mary Church, 24 Dodgingtown Rd., Bethel, 06801. Phone: 203-743-0473. Fax: 203-740-9533.

3:00 pm Music with steel drums and brass ensemble, spirituals, gospel, multi-cultural numbers, lullabies, a unique medley of carols, and other festive selections. Works by Mack Wilberg, John Rutter, Mark Hayes, John Leavitt, Glenn McClure and more. Tina Johns Heidrich, Conductor $20 advance/$25 door

Taste of the British Isles with Chef Jill Nicolson

11/25/2008 to 11/25/2008

184 South Main St., Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-1003.

On Tuesday evening, November 25, 2008 at 7PM join Chef Jill Nicolson for a Taste of the British Isles. Pimms Cups with Cucumber and Mint as well as a variety of English Beers Welsh Rabbit Appetizers, Toad in a Hole --Yorkshire Pudding and Sausages. Traditional English Sunday Roasted Dinner with Minted Peas, Roasted Carrots and Potatoes, local Pheasant stuffed with haggis and served with a Whiskey Cream Sauce and Irish Cream Cheesecake. $75/student. Call to reserve a place 860-489-1003.

Hot Mahogany by Stuart Woods

11/28/2008 to 11/28/2008

Hickory Stick Bookshop, Washington, 06794. Phone: 860-868-0525. Fax: 860-868-1356.

Stuart Woods will sign his latest book Hot Mahogany on Friday November 28 at 2pm. "In Stuart Woods�s engaging new thriller, Stone Barrington is lured from Elaine�s to New England, and the genteel but cutthroat world of priceless antiques, historic homes, and lavish country estates. In a place dominated by bluebloods and their inherited wealth, along with the nouveau riche, there are surprisingly few rules of engagement, and Stone finds himself navigating a dangerous course, - one where even the most expensive and sought-after status symbols are sometimes stolen and sometimes clever fakes, though no less priceless."

Roxbury Mine Hill Preserve Tour

11/29/2008 to 11/29/2008

Roxbury, Phone: 860-350-4148.

On Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 1PM the Roxbury Land Trust is sponsoring a self-guided tour of the Roxbury Mine Hill Preserve. Call for further information and to register.

Holiday Open House in Kent

11/29/2008 to 11/29/2008

Route 7, Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-927-1463.

On Saturday, November 29, 2008 the Merchants of Kent invite you to their Holiday Open House. Shops will be open until 7PM. 36 shops and boutiques, 6 art galleries, 87.6 miles of hiking trails, 12 restaurants and cafes, 5 inns, 6 antiques dealers and many more places to visit and shop. Call for further information.