Barkhamsted Historical Society Hosts Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social


100 Eas River Rd., Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-1152.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society is having an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on Saturday August 15th @ 2PM at Squire's Tavern, 100 East River Rd,Barkhamsted . Come and spend an afternoon playing the games our ancestors ( and even some of us!) used to play: croquet, badminton and horseshoes to name a few. While you play also enjoy ice cream with all the fixin's for a nominal fee. Bring the whole family and even come dressed in old fashioned clothes if you want to! Questions call: Noreen Watson 860 738 1152.

Litchfield Historical Society Hosts Artistic Perspective of Litchfield


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10AM: Artistic Perspective of Litchfield. Join an educator for a tour of Litchfield's town center through the words, sketches, paintings, and photographs of artists. See how they saw Litchfield and expressed it through their artistic work. This is sure to be a new way to look at North, South, East, and West streets. This program is free for members and $10 for non-members; registration is required.

Ives Concert Park "Danbury Fields Forever,"


43 Lake Ave Extension, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-795-4737.

"Danbury Fields Forever," Connecticut's regional Beatles Music, Food & Arts Festival is coming to Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave Ext, on the campus of Western CT State University, in Danbury on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Doors will open at noon, and the music will continue until 8pm. The event is in its fourth year, and is a family-friendly event with music and attractions for all ages.On August 15, 1965, The Beatles played their historic first Shea Stadium concert. 50 years later to the exact date, fans are celebrating that momentous event with such bands as The Hofners, The Blue Meanies, Penny Lane, The Oh Nos, Number Nine, The Navels, AfterFab, Strictly Beatles and School of Rock. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles' Shea Stadium concert in 1965, full-day advance "Ticket to Ride" admissions to the Fab 4 Music Festival are only $19.65 available at:

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Bantam Lake Day--Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

White Memorial Conservation Center will host Bantan Lake Day.  Celebrate Connecticut's largest natural lake in this day-long event sponsored by the Bantam Lake Protection Association.  9Am to 5PM.  The Museum will host an open house.  10AM a Lake Trail walk and at 2PM the Old Camp Townshend Walk.  Walks meet in front of the A. B. Ceder Room.  For more information as this wonderful day continues to evolve.

The Silo International BBQ


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

Saturday, August 15th | 11:00—2:00 PM. Chef Catherine Felix | Full Participation | $95. Got the BBQ Blues? Join Catherine Felix as she takes you around the world without leaving The Silo barnyard. You'll learn first hand how to add an international flare to your barbeque meals.

Shakespeare on the reen and Green Expo--Ridgefield


56 Deer Run Road, Ridgefield, CT 06897. Phone: 203-762-7280.

Shakespeare on the Green and Green Expo--Saturday August 15th--Green Expo 12-2pm. Performance begins at 2pm. Shakespeare on the Green: The Tempest A FREE outdoor performance produced and performed by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Conservatory Company. Audiences of all ages will revel in the circus-like atmosphere created by HVSF's young artists in our 90-minute version of Shakespeare's enchanting tale of a magical island full of monsters and fairies. When a storm washes his royal enemies ashore, Prospero has a chance to take his revenge—or will he conjure a happy ending instead? Perfect for the whole family!

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School Hosts The Brentano String Quartet and Robert Blocker


Rtes. 44/272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

Norfolk Presents: The Brentano String Quartet and Robert Blocker--Norfolk--August 15, 2015--Saturday at 8:00 pm at the Norfolk Festival Music Shed. MOZART: Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K 414; JANÁČEK: String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"; BRAHMS: String Quartet in B-Flat Major, Op 67; Brentano String Quartet, Robert Blocker piano. Check the website for ticket information.

Music Mountain Saturday Twilight Concerts Featuring The Galvanized Jazz Band--Falls Village


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

On Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 6:30PM Music Mountain's Twilight Concert Series continues with The Galvanized Jazz Band.  Dynamic and Energetic New Orleans, Dixieland Jazz, Blues, Stomps and Spirituals.  Check the website for ticket information.

Litchfield History Museum - Walking Tours


Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

10 a.m. Join an education staff member for a walking tour of some of Litchfield's historic sites! Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Each walking tour lasts about one hour. All ages.  Free for members; $10 for non-members.  Registration:

New England Carousel Museum Hosts Family Sundays at the Museum--Origami Creations--Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5541.

On Sunday, August 16th: 12-2--Origami Creations! Learn the art of paper sculpture by folding paper into these Japanese inspired art creations.  Admission: Children $5; Adults $6--Members Free. All admissions include a free ride on our working carousel and entry to all Museum exhibits.  Call to register.