Classic Car Show a Norfolk Summer Tradition

09/16/2017

Rte. 272, Norfolk, CT

Don't miss this year's Classic Community Classic Car Show on Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yale Music Shed parking grounds. In addition to an amazing lineup of vintage vehicles, come out for yummy food, outstanding music and a special raffle, all to benefit the Norfolk Lions Club Ambulance and the Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department. New this year will be a special award for exhibitors in the Dress to Complement Your Car category – color, style or vintage.

Flanders Nature Center “Art in the Making”

09/16/2017

5 Church Hill Road , Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

On Saturday, September 16th, Flanders Nature Center & land Trust will host plein air painters from all over New England at their main campus, the Van Vleck Sanctuary in Woodbury. Painters will be sketching views of buildings, meadows, forested ponds, and more in the historic setting. Area art collectors and visitors are welcome to tour the nature center, see art in the making, and speak with the artists of Oil Painters of America and Pomperaug Outdoor Painters as they sketch the beautiful landscape. Artists will have paintings for sale at their easels. The artists will donate a portion of all painting sales to benefit Flanders' mission of the preservation of land and providing environmental education programs for all ages. The event will take place that day from 8:30 AM to 4:30PM. There is a rain date of Sunday, September 17th.

WATERTOWN FALL FESTIVAL

09/16/2017

570 Nova Scotia Hill Rd, Watertown, CT

10 am - 7 pm. Family fun, food, entertainment, crafts and more. Veterans Memorial Park. Free.

Apple Harvest Festival @ Shepardson Community Center

09/16/2017

1172 Whittemore Road, Middlebury, CT

2-4 pm. Food, music, crafters, activities. Free.

Dad's Matter Too 5K Road Race Waterbury

09/16/2017

267 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT

9 am. 5K Road Race in downtown Waterbury starting and ending at Library Park. Race t-shirts will be available to all pre-registered runners, and race-day registrants on a first-come, first-served basis. Awards for winners of age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ FREE kids fun run at 10:00AM, and FREE one-mile fitness fun walk for Familes, Dads & their kids at 11:00AM. Lots of other fun activities happening in Library Park from 10AM-2PM. Don't miss the fun!

Housatonic Heritage Walks - WALKING TOUR AT THE SALISBURY LAND TRUST’S SYCAMORE FIELD

09/16/2017

Rte. 7 & Rte. 112, Falls Village, CT

1-2 pm. Sycamore Field is a beautiful field that borders the Housatonic River and Rt 7. Join Lynn Meehan, from the Salisbury Land Trust, for a walk along the edge of the field to the river and hear about the flora and fauna, the history of the area and about the Housatonic River. 1 mile–1 hour Meet at the site, located on Rt 7, about 0.5 mile south of the intersection of Rts 7 & 112 (which is just south of Housatonic Valley Regional High School).

Housatonic Heritage Walks - Scenic Historic Bike Ride thru Salisbury and Twin Lakes

09/16/2017

63 Main St, Falls Village, CT

10 am - 12 noon. Join Terry Burke, from the Housatonic Heritage Area, for a bike ride on a beautiful, scenic loop through Salisbury and the Twin Lakes area and back to Falls Village. 2 hours–23 miles Meet at the Hunt Memorial Library at 63 Main St., just off Rt 126 in Falls Village

Housatonic Heritage Walks Walk the Cornwall Riverside Trail

09/16/2017

Lower Rd., Cornwall, CT

10 am - 11:30 am. Walk with Johan Winsser, from the Cornwall Conservation Trust, on a quiet, level, shady trail through varying woodlands, along the Housatonic River, and with old stone works at the end. The old river road used to connect the villages of West Cornwall and Cornwall Bridge, until the railroad was built in 1842 and it fell into diminished use. 1.5 hours—2.8 miles. From Rt 7 in West Cornwall, drive through the West Cornwall covered bridge, and take the first right onto Lower River Road and drive to the Trinity Retreat Center parking area.

Plymouth Historical Society Gravestone Restoration Workshop

09/16/2017 to 09/17/2017

10 Park St., Plymouth, CT

On Sept. 16 and 17, Michael Angelicola will demonstrate how to restore gravestones at the Plymouth Burying Ground. Mr. Angelicola has repaired colonial-era and Victorian gravestones throughout Southern New England. The topics will include the types and mixes of mortars available, how to tailor the treatment to the kind of stone, and gravestone carving. The workshops run from 9am-5pm each day. The class on September 16 will begin with a walking tour of the graveyard, which was created in 1747. The workshops are free, but donations will be accepted at the end of each day. The Burying Ground is located at 10 Park Street next to the Plymouth Congregational Church. For more information, contact Mr. Angelicola at angelicolamasonry@yahoo.com.

Keeler Tavern Annual Cannonball Gala

09/16/2017

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203.438.5485.

6-10 pm. This year's gala is returning to the KTHC campus! It will pay tribute to 'Ridgefield's Gilded Age' with garden cocktails, ale in the historic tavern, live music, auctions, and a sit-down dinner by Sarah Bouissou Catering. Tickets are $175 per person ($100 of each ticket may be tax-deductible). Sponsorship opportunities available. Live and Silent Auctions will feature past favorites along with several new desirable items. The evening's festivities will honor Judi and Charlie Pankenier for their dedication to KTHC with a presentation of the Cannonball Award.