Infinity Music Hall Presents Folk Artisits Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell-Norfolk

03/21/2014

Route 44, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

Fri, Mar 21, 2014 • Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell • 8:00 pmGenre: Folk--Video: Love Hurts. Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell team up for an evening of songs and stories. Lucy Kaplansky, hailed by the Boston Globe as the "troubadour laureate of modern city...

Merton and Sophia: Wisdom in Our Life and Prayer — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

03/21/2014 to 03/23/2014

229 E. Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

A sustained meditation on Wisdom-Sophia, the divine presence alive in the world, as bearer of hope, drawing from the life and witness of Thomas Merton. Based on Dr. Pramuk’s widely acclaimed book, Sophia: The Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton.

Presenter: Christopher Pramuk, PhD

Fees: (per person)

$200 Shared room/hall bath
$240 Private room/hall bath
$215 Shared Room / private bath
$270 Private Room /private bath (limited please give second choice)
$170 Commuter

Non-Refundable Deposit: $50

 

Mohawk Mountain - re-open for skiing and snowboarding.

03/22/2014 to 03/23/2014

46 Great Hollow Road, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100.

Saturday, March 22, 2014  Open 8:30 am to 10:00 pm – weekend/holiday prices in effect. SNOWHAWKS Children’s Lesson (age 5-13): 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Group Lessons (age 12 and older): 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:30 pm. Private Lessons based upon availability.
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014. Open 8:30 am to 4:00 pm - weekend/holiday prices in effect. SNOWHAWKS Children’s Lesson (age 5-13): 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Group Lessons (age 12 and older): 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm. Private Lessons based upon availability.
 

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Hosts A Collection of Cakes

03/22/2014

43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

On  SATURDAY, MARCH 22. 2014 from noon to 4PM the Danbury Historical Society hosts A COLLECTION OF CAKES.  It is the 4th Annual Cake Creation Celebration.   $10 Admission. Sample the cakes of local bakers & cast your vote for your favorites in two categories: Best Decoration and Best Taste! Whole Foods Market Danbury will be there with a special 'Exhibition Only' creation!
The Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will be holding a bake sale to benefit the museum. Donations of baked goods for the sale can be dropped off between 10am and 12pm.

Southwind Farm - Spring Tea and Alpaca Yarn Sales

03/22/2014 to 03/23/2014

223 Morris Town Line Rd., Morris, CT Phone: 860-274-9001.

Southwind Farms will be having its Spring Tea and Alpaca Yarn sales on March 22nd & 23rd from 10 am to 1 pm.  Now is the time to stock up on beautiful yarns made exclusively from our 50 alpacas at tremendous savings.  Hope you can join us. Visit the website.

Kent Cub Scouts - PACK 11 is opening up their Pinewood Derby to the public

03/22/2014

Kent Congregational Church Parish House, Main St., Kent, CT Phone: 860-671-0712.

For the first time ever we will be introducing an "OPEN Class" that will race on the official track and be subject to the same rules as the cub scout cars.  This open class is open to Dads, Kids, siblings and all non-members of the pack.  Official Pinewood Derby Regulation Race Kits are required to compete and these can be purchased at Kent Apothecary.  An entry fee of $10 per car is required at weigh in.  Official weigh in will begin on March 22nd 2014 at 10AM at the Kent Congregational Church Parish House.  Prizes will be awarded.   Refreshments will be for sale at this event.  All proceeds will benefit Kent Cub Scouts Pack 11. Good Luck!   Join in the fun on race day and be a Derby Champ! Official Race Rules can be found at http://storage.ctrivers.org/event/docs/543 /northwest_hills_district_pinewood_derby_rules.pdf

Each car must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it will be allowed to compete. The Inspection Committee has the responsibility to disqualify those cars that do not meet these specifications. Contact:  Candie Fredritz 860-671-0712 or cfredritz@gmail.com  for more information or any questions.

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Beardsley Memorial and Library - Building Fairy Houses with Roxann Lovell - Winsted

03/22/2014

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

With their latest Crafts College program, The Friends of Beardsley and Memorial Library are welcoming spring by presenting “Building Fairy Houses” at the Library on Saturday, March 22, 10:30 a.m. This free class is open to children ages 7-12. However, space is limited so advance registration is required. Aerie Mountain’s, Master Gardener, Roxanne Lovell will be the instructor. Constructing these whimsical abodes from common items will give children an opportunity to observe nature and to transform the homeliest castoff into a bit of architecture to celebrate the new season. Although the basic building material will be supplied, participants are encouraged to bring lots of imagination plus found objects (such as pinecones, acorns, seed pods, dried flowers, grasses, leaves, twigs, pebbles, tree bark, gourds, walnut shells, marbles, buttons, seashells, bottle caps, popsicle sticks, bits of fabric, feathers, beads, etc.---and (when possible, extra to share) to embellish their creations. Call 860-379-6043 to Register.                 

38th Annual Indoor Flea Market and Tag Sale Prospect Congregational Church

03/22/2014

25 Center St., On The Green, Prospect, CT 06712. Phone: 203-758-4896 or 203-758-0279.

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Prospect Congregational Church,  25 Center St, Prospect, CT.   The Market will be held indoors, rain or shine.     A wide variety of new and not-too-new items will be for sale from over 40  tables of  merchandise displayed by many different vendors. Six foot tables are available for rental at $25 per table. Vendors that are interested should reserve a table early as they always sell out. Call for more information and a contract. Admission donation 25 cents.

 

Salisbury Association Historical Society Program: The Extravagant Heirloom Tomato

03/22/2014

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

The Extravagant Heirloom Tomato, Lawrence Davis-Hollander, Saturday March 22 at 4:00 p.m. There's a big world of heirloom tomatoes out there, (not all of them really heirloom) and all of them good for something. Discover some of the best varieties, tomato facts and lore, how to select, grow and enjoy.   Whether you are a cook, gardener, or food consumer, learn more about America's favorite fruit. Davis-Hollander is founder and former Director of the Eastern Native Seed Conservancy, author of Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-vine Cookbook, writer for Heirloom Gardener and Grit Magazine and principal of Dandelion Gardening Arts,

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra -Brass Spectacular!

03/22/2014

220 Prospect St, Torrington, CT

7:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church. Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra Brass Section Elizabeth Lyra Ross, soprano Torrington High School Chamber Choir Henri Tomasi, Fanfares Liturgiques compositions by Gabrieli, Eugene Bozza and others The brass section can express everything. This concert features a variety of stunning compositions that encompass a wide range of human emotion.