Sunset Meadow Vineyard Celebrates Father's Day


599 Old Middle Street, Rte. 63, Goshen, CT Phone: 860-201-4654.

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Vineyard. Sunday, June 15th.  Come in with Dad and buy a glass of wine and dad’s glass is free  *one per customer. New Wine Releases
2012 SMV Merlot             French Oak aged with Distinct hints of cherry with a defined pepper finish
2013 SMV Chardonnay    French Oak aged with a subtle buttery finish
2013 SMV Root 63           Semi-sweet with pomegranate hints

McLaughlin Vineyards Father's Day Wine Tasting -- Sandy Hook


14 Albert's Hill Rd., Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Phone: 203-426-1533.

Come celebrate Father's Day on Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 1-4PM at McLaughlin Vineyards and enjoy a wine tasting and music.  Call to make a reservation.

Music Mountain 85th Season Chamber Music Concert featuring Enso String Quartet--Falls Village


Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 3PM Music Mountain's Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts continue featuring the Enso String Quartet with Soyeon Kate Lee on the piano.  Check the website for further information.

New Morning Market Workshop: Natural Therapies for Hormonal Balance--Woodbury


129 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Tuesday, June 17,2014 at 5:30PM join Alison Birks, MS, CNS, for a workshop at New Morning Market:  Natural Therapies for Hormonal Balance.  Let Alison Birks show you in this workshop about healthy lifestyle choices, diet, targeted supplements and proven botanicals so you can look and feel your best.  Tickets: $5.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Sleep Apnea Program


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

Do you snore loudly? Do you feel tired even after a full night’s sleep? Do you have difficulty staying awake during the day? You may have a sleep disorder. Join Mark Magnoli, Registered Sleep Technologist and Registered Respiratory Therapist from Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Sleep Center for a presentation on Sleep Apnea at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.

Indain Rock - Tea Sampling Evening


501 Wolcott Road (Route 69), Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

Tuesday - June 17th  7:00pm to 8:00pm. Join us at Indian Rock Nature Preserve as we sample various hot and cold teas, and learn about a Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony from our perch, overlooking Indian Rock lake.
Welcome our host: Dorraine "Dori" Green of ArtistTree TeaHouse in Bristol.  Dori has studied Chinese Teas from Tea Master Haiyan of Lotus Leaf Teas.  She has a personal love and interest in tea as a better form of health, comfort, and relaxation.

We will meet at the Fuller F. Barnes Education Center at:

Burlington Historical Society and Whigville Grange Host "Made in Burlington"


South Main St., Burlington, CT 06013. Phone: 860-582-9863.

The Whigville Grange and the Burlington Historical Society will co-host a special program open to the public on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 7PM at the Whigville Grange Hall.  Made in Burlington will feature agriculture in the area.  Guest speakers and refreshments.  Admission is free.  Call for further information.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse Presents Les Miserables

06/18/2014 to 06/29/2014

Rtes. 343, 41 and 4, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-SHOW.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse 2014 Presents Les Misérables--June 18 – 29, 2014--Preview June 18th at 7pm--Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg--Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg--Lyrics by Jerbert Kretzmer. This international smash-hit may be the most popular musical in the world – seen by over 65 million people and now a major motion picture. In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Check the website for performance times and to purchase tickets.

Litchfield Historical Society - Lecture Investigating New Book African American Connecticut Explored


7 South St,, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

The Litchfield Historical Society welcomes editor Elizabeth Normen on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7 p.m. to discuss the new book African American Connecticut Explored. This compilation of essays, written by many of Connecticut’s leading historians, examines the history of African Americans in the state. The book covers a broad scope of topics, beginning with the early years of colonization through the twentieth century. Notable topics highlighted in the book include the Amistad trial, the Civil War’s 29th Regiment of Colored Volunteers, and the Black Panthers. Connecticut’s Black Governors, abolitionists, and local residents of national prominence, such as Jackie Robinson, Marion Anderson, and Ann Petry are also discussed. Pioneers in business, community leadership, and education who made vital contributions to the African American community and state are recognized as well. This lecture is free for members and $5 for non-members; registration is required. To register, please call (860) 567-4501 or email

Hopkins Vineyard - Vino and Paint with Patty

06/19/2014 to 06/20/2014

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

Sign up to paint with Patty, at our paint bar, relax and enjoy a glass of wine. No experience required. Fun for the absolute beginner or the seasoned artist. Each date is structured around a specific painting. Patty will instruct and guide you step by step. It's easy and stress free. All materials are included plus a glass of wine. You may bring your own snacks. June 20, 2014 6:30 – 9:00pm