Spring Tractor Show and Farm Open House


102 Painter Hill Road, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-354-0649.

11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. TRACTOR  tours, tractor and farm equipment demonstrations, rare, antique tractors wagon ride around the farm.

Hickory Stick Bookshop Hosts Book Signing by Christopher Andersend and Kathleen Andersen Brower--Washington, CT


2 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0525.

On June 12, 2016 at 2PM at Hickory Stick Bookshop Christopher Andersen (Game of Crowns) and Kathleen Andersen Brower (First Women) will discuss and sign their new books.  The event is free.  Booksigning after the talk. 

Hotchkiss Library Talk: Dr. Joshua Ginsberg: Think Global, Act Local: using Ecology to Reduce the Risks from Zika Virus, Lyme and Other Emerging Infectious Disease


10 Upper Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-5041.

On June 12, 2016 at 4PM at the Hotchkiss Library Dr. Joshua Ginsberg, president of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will give a talk to focus on climate change, rise of diseases.  The lecture entitled: Think Global, Act Local: using Ecology to Reduce the Risks from Zika Virus, Lyme and Other Emerging Infectious Disease.  Refreshments will be served. 

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm Taste of Vietnam


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

11-2pm Amanda Cushman- Culinary Instructor "I have been a huge fan of Asian cuisine since I was a child as my mother was a wonderful gourmet cook and often made Asian food from scratch. I developed these delicious recipes from my love for Vietnamese food. Not being able to find fabulous Vietnamese food in restaurants I enjoy these recipes at home, my motto is "homemade is better than a restaurant"

United Church of Christ Annual Strawberry Festival--Southbury


283 Main St. North, Southbury, CT 06488.

On June 12, 2016  from 11AM to 2:30PM the United Church of Christ will hold its annual Strawberry Festival from 11AM to 2:30PM.  There will be strawberry desserts, grilled food and much more.

Newtown Historical Society - Walking Tour of Main Street


44 Main St, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

1 pm to 1:45 pm. Meet at the Matthew Curtis House . In conjunction with our Open House, Dan Cruson will be leading a 45-minute tour of picturesque Main Street. The tour will focus on the architecture and history of the buildings. Dan will share some interesting stories of long ago inhabitants and discuss the various incarnations of the area's buildings. The tour will begin in front of the Matthew Curtiss House at 1:00 pm and at its conclusion, Dan will bring everyone back the Matthew Curtiss House to tour the house. Wear comfortable shoes. Refreshments will be served.

Mattatuck Museum Community Free Day: Fashion Art


144 West Main St. , Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 x130 .

1 p.m. Children ages 6-12 with their caregivers are invited to explore the special exhibition What a Woman! Rosalind Russell with a museum educator. This exhibition covers the life and times of Hollywood film icon Rosalind Russell (1907-1976) and includes several costumes from her films and personal wardrobe. Afterwards join us in the Studio to create paper doll fashion using cardstock, fabric, and mixed-media materials.

Music Mountain 2016 Chamber Music Series Hosts Borromeo String Quartet--Falls Village


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

Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 3 PM--Buy Tickets Online--Borromeo String Quartet: Bach: Selections from the Well-Tempered Klavier, BWV 846-853 (1722) (2) Ravel: String Quartet in F (1903) (45) Beethoven: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 127 (1825) (19). Check the website for further information.

Dealer's Fair Antiques Show--Goshen


116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT 06756.

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 9AM to 1PM at the Goshen Fairgrounds The Dealer's Fair Antiques Show featuring decorative arts. Open to the public.  Join us for a casual gathering of 100 plus select antique dealers specializing in 17/18th century fine furnishings, mid-century modern art and design, garden ornament, jewelry, folk art and more.  $5 admission.  Rain or shine. 

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm KitchEncounters Cooking Camp

06/14/2016 to 06/16/2016

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

9-1pm. Introduce your child's taste buds to foods from around the world. Prepare and enjoy cuisine from diverse cultures including Asia, India, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, United States, Africa, Iran, China...and more!