Hopkins Vineyard Triathlon


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

8 a.m. - 12 noon. Great Venue, reasonable start time, tough course but oh-so-worth it, racing to a Wine and Cheese Festival at the end!! To register go to http://www.hopkinsvineyardtri.com/

Ferriday Garden Party Redux--Bethlehem


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

The Ferriday Garden Party Redux will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016--cocktails, dinner, dancing at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem.  The event is to benefit site improvements and collections conservation.  Call to reserve a place. 

The Silo Cooking School @ Hunt Hill Farm Hot, Spicy Food & Cold, Frosty Beer


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

11-2pm. Hot chili peppers, cold local beer – what could be better on a summer day? Join Chef Melanie Underwood and learn everything from A-Z about your favorite chili peppers. You'll put your knowledge to the test as you prepare a summer meal using Pastured Broiler Chicken from Camps Road Farm along with local produce. Farmer John will join the class and share first hand why their chickens have revolutionized the way we think of chickens Your meal will be accompanied by a sampling of beer from Kent Falls Brewery.

TibetFest -- Goshen

07/16/2016 to 07/17/2016

116 Old Middle St., Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-459-7518.

After a three-year hiatus, TibetFest will return to Goshen Fairgrounds on July 16-17, 2016.  This celebration of Tibetan culture will include a sand mandala assembled by monks, live music, art, discussions, demonstrations, Tibetan handicraft vendors, Also, calligraphy, weaving, wood carving, thangka painting, butter sculpture demonstration, book signing and much more.  Tibetan food. Hours: Saturday: 10 to 7PM and Sunday 11AM to 6PM.  $10 adults, $5 students and free to ages 5 and under.   Call for further information.

Brookfield Museum Hosts Patriotic Concert Outside in the Museum Garden


Rtes 25/133, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

July 16 - Patriotic Concert Outside in the Museum Garden--Garden concertBilly MichaelsArianna Carlo singerLahrop dancers. The Brookfield Historical Society will present its second annual Summer Concert in the Formal Garden behind the Brookfield Museum. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The program will feature traditional patriotic songs and popular favorites. Time of Event: Saturday, 7 p.m. Admission to the concert is free and ice cream sales will be available during the concert. The program is a tailored for all family members both young and old!

Music Mountain 2016 Saturday Twilight Series--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Joanna Wallfisch: Beyond Joni Mitchell---Falls Village


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

The Twilight series features concerts of Jazz, Big Band, Cabaret, Country, Folk, Opera, and Gilbert & Sullivan. Our Saturday evening twilight concerts allow you to tap your toes in your seat or while dancing on our outdoor dance floor! Saturday, July 16, 6:30 PM--Buy Tickets Online--The Catskill Jazz Factory Presents Joanna Wallfisch: Beyond Joni Mitchell. Joanna Wallfisch's debut retrospective of 1960's songstresses will bridge the sounds and stories of folk and jazz improvisations, calling on Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Judee Sill and beyond. Critics call Wallfisch "mesmerizing" (Jazzwise) with "crystalline delivery"(Downbeat).

Teilhard de Chardin: Pilgrim, Prophet, Mystic – A Three Part Series. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

07/16/2016 to 09/10/2016

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

Participants will explore how his writings expand and deepen our realization of God, present in all creation as the Divine Energy of Love. (Read more at: www.wisdomhouse.org )

Presenter: Sally Campbell Woodhall

Each session can be registered for separately or as the complete series. 

Part 1: Teilhard as Pilgrim (July 16)
Part 2: Teilhard as Prophet (August 13)
Part 3: Teilhard as Mystic (September 10)

Fee:  $50 per session (includes lunch)
Non-refundable deposit: $25

Roughin it at the Movies

07/16/2016 to 07/16/2016

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

Join us for an outdoor showing of Disneynature’s Bears and become a part of the furry family! Filmed in Alaska, Bears follows the adventures of a family of bears over the course of a year, sharing with us their lessons, surprises and triumphs. Rated PG. Free!

Ives Concert Park - Summer Dance Caravan


43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-837-9226.

7:30 pm. Tickets: $10 General Admission, $5 Children. Connecticut Ballet will present an exciting program of solos,duets, and trios including two world premieres by Eve Chan and Rodney Rivera. Artistic Director Brett Raphael will narrate the program spanning classical favorites to contemporary selections performed by principals and soloists of Connecticut's professional ballet company. Come early (6-7pm) and sample a Free Ballroom Lesson presented by Vitti's Dance Studio in Danbury No experience necessary (bring comfortable dancing shoes or sneakers).

Relay For Life 2nd Car,Truck,Bike Show


388 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 203-917-8891.

1 pm - 5 pm. at New Milford High School.Free. $15 to enter a vehicle Veterans are FREE to enter. FREE TO SPECTATE. FOOD, MUSIC, RAFFLES, 50/50, TROPHIES