Take a Walk on the Wild Side at American Indian Institute - Washington

06/25/2011 to 06/25/2011

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

Did you know that many plants found in your own backyard make a great addition to your dinner table?  Ramps, wild onion, wood sorrel, even pine needles are all out there waiting for your culinary delight!  Join the Institute for American Indian Studies in exploring and learning about the world of wild edibles.  Andrew Dobos, Primitive Skills Practitioner, will guide you in identifying, harvesting and preparing some common local plants.  Bring your notebook, camera and sense of adventure!  CT Educators may earn 0.2 CEUs Fee: $15 Adults;  $12 IAIS Members



Open House Day at White Flower Farm

06/25/2011 to 06/25/2011

167 Litchfield Rd. , Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 1-800-503-9624.

Mark your calendars for our Open House day, when we welcome old friends and new for iced tea and cucumbers sandwiches on the lawn by our house. The display gardens should be close to peak and the Begonia House full of renowned Blackmore & Langdon varieties will be hitting its stride. The date this year is Saturday, June 25 and we'll start serving around 2:30.

2011 Annual Pilobolus Ball

06/25/2011 to 06/25/2011

85 South Street , Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 646-450-4709.

Event Description: Please join us for the 40th Anniversary Pilobolus ANNUAL Ball to benefit Pilobolus Dance Theater. Spend a magical evening under the stars with over 350 Litchfield County luminaries. Enjoy an open bar, dinner by the Millstone Cafe, a luxury silent auction, and of course, dancing! The evening would not be complete without an exclusive performance by the world renown dancers that the evening celebrates.  40 years. 65 countries. 4 million audience members. 1 billion broadcast viewers. 1 celebration. Come dance with us! Co-chairs: Philip & Lisa Gorrivan, Matthew Lynn & Graham Klemm, Nancy & John Novogrod, John Truex & Richard Lambertson. Ticket price: Individual Tickets: $200 early ticket purchase before June1st, $250 after June 1st.  Table packages available starting at $2,000. Contact name: Allison Prouty, Ball Producer.  Event Location: The Great Lawn at Quatre Vents.



8th Annual Connecticut's Historic Garden Day


9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-266-7596.

On Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 12-4PM the 8th Annual Connecticut's Historic Garden Day will take place at 14 historic gardens across Connecticut.  Visit one or several of these historic gardens.  Each Site offers special activities emphasizing their property.  Programs and fees vary: hours are noon to 4PM unless noted.  The Litchfield Hills area has four historic garden sites:  Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden, Bethlehem; Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Woodbury; Osborne Homestead Museum and Kellogg Environmental Center; and Promisek Incorporated--The Beatrix Farrand Garden at Three Rivers Farm.

Lake Compounce Host Autism Awareness Day - Bristol


822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Sunday, June 26, 2011 Lake Compounce Hosts Autism Awareness Day. Volunteers from Autism Speaks will be on hand providing early detection information as well as support for families affected by Autism. A portion of the proceeds from this day will benefit Autism Speaks. The Nesquik® Bunny will also make an appearance, great for high fives and photo ops. Regular admission price for the 2011 season is $35.99.  Junior admission, which is for guests under 52 inches tall, is $25.99.  Senior admission, for ages 61 and up, will be $17.99. Children 3 years of age and younger are admitted free. Season passes available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time.  All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting www.lakecompounce.com.

Viva Espana! Tapas and Paella On The Grill at Hunt Hill Farm Trust - New Milford


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Raspberry-Orange Sangria, Piquillo Pepper Stuffed with Herbed Goat Cheese, Spanish Flatbread (Coca) with Chopped Gazpacho Salad. Grilled Paella with Seafood and Chorizo, Almond-Flour Cake (Torta de Santiago) with Sangria Berries, Raspberry-Organe Sangria. (Demonstrations) $85 per person or 2 for $160.  Visit the website for more information.

Music Mountain 2011--82nd Season--St. Petersburg String Quartet--Falls Village


Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 3PM Music Mountain's concert series continues with the St. Petersburg String Quartet; Victoria Schwartzman, Piano;Mikhal Bugaev, Viola;Adrian Daurov, Cello;Brahms: Violin Sonata # 3 in D Minor, Opus 108 (1888) *(7);Shostakovich: Quartet # 4 in D Major, Opus 83 (1949) *(6);Brahms; String Sextet in G Major, Opus 36 (1864) *(7).  Call for tickets and check the website for further information.  Group rates and pre-season ticket vouchers are available.

Annual Karate Day at Quassy


2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913.

This entertaining event takes place at  the Silverleaf Resorts Carousel Theatre noon to 5 p.m. Great family entertainment. Regional Karate  schools perform.

Rosalita's Marionettes Show "The Sea Story" - Washington


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. The fun begins as our featured guests entertain us with lively songs and stories. This unqiue program will include audience participation and kids will have a chance to meet the puppets after the Show.  Call for more information.

Steve Martin Performing with The Steep Canyon Rangers An Evening of Bluegrass & Banjo at The Warner Theatre - Torrington


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

On Thurs at 8 p.m. Emmy & Grammy Award-Winning actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician and composer, Steve Martin, along with American Bluegrass band, The Steep Canyon Rangers will perform on the Warner Stage for the first time ever. Martin has poven himself to be one of the most diversified performers in the entertainment industry today. Treat yourself to an evening of serious bluegrass music along with hilarious, witty insightful stories. Tickets: $45.50, $55.50, $100.  Visit the website for more information.