NEWTOWN — The Newtown Lions Club will host the Great Pumpkin Race and more from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 19, behind Edmond Town Hall, 25 Main St. Girls and boys of all ages are invited to build pumpkin racers and decorate pumpkins. Pumpkin races will be held for three age group… Read more
WATERTOWN — Taft School will host a performance with three renowned musicians at 7 p.m. Friday, October 18 in Taft School’s Woodward Chapel, 25 The Green. Pianist Andrew Armstrong, clarinetist Romie de-Guise Langlois and cellist Edward Arron will perform the following songs: “Rhapsody” on cl…
ROXBURY — This weekend just might turn out to be peak foliage time, and you’d be hard pressed to find a better place to enjoy it than Toplands Farm. Located on a Roxbury hilltop at 102 Painter Rd., the iconic 600-acre farm offers sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. By a stroke of …
WASHINGTON — The 12th annual Washington Green Cemetery Tour will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, October 25, with the tour starting at the Gunn Historical Museum, 5 Wykeham Rd.
WOODBURY — The New Morning Songwriter’s Series will present an evening of the region’s finest songwriters featuring David Ray, Jill Thompson, Eric Garrison and Brianne Chasanoff with Mary Gardener at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in the market’s upstairs Community Room, 129 Main St. North.…
WOODBURY — Good News Restaurant and Bar is currently hosting Dingledodies, an exhibition of work by painter Larry Louis Morse, through January 13 at the restaurant on Main Street South.
NEWTOWN — The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will welcome Mike Eagle as he paints a landscape in watercolor during the next meeting of SCAN at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, in the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.
NEWTOWN — Composite photographer Hannah Munroe’s dreamlike works will be on display at the town Municipal Center Art Gallery through Thursday, October 31.
WASHINGTON — Seth Meyers, host of “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” will headline Conversations on the Green at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at Shepaug Valley High School, 159 South St.
LITCHFIELD — St. Michael’s Litchfield will present collaborative artist and musician Andrew King in its first concert of the season at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at 25 South St.
DANBURY — Faculty members of Western Connecticut State University Department of Art will showcase their creative works in an exhibition running from Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, December 8.
DANBURY — The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” from Friday, October 18 to Sunday, October 27 in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 …
WOODBURY — Bill Monti and Liz Computzzi will offer a history walk tour from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 27 along Main Street, starting at the Post Office Green and ending on the North Green.
NEWTOWN — Danbury’s Immaculate High School Fine Arts Department will host its first Oktoberfest fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Reverie Brewing Company in Newtown at 57B Church Hill Rd.
LITCHFIELD — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center will host A Reflective Journey Through “Gift From the Sea,” presented by Laura McEvoy, MS, LPC from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 19.
WOODBURY — Officer Rich Marsh offers a the Secret of the Apps program on the importance of cell phone safety for adults caring for school-aged children at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.
SOUTHBURY-WOODBURY — The annual Woodbury-Southbury Rod and Gun Club Turkey Shoot will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 20 and 27 at O&G Industries, Route 67, Southbury.
WOODBURY — Nonnewaug High School will host the Ellis Clark Regional Agriscience and Technology program’s eighth-grade open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at the school, 5 Minortown Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Trumbull-Porter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a Lineage Research and Genealogy Workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24 at the Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd.
NEWTOWN — The Newtown Historical Society, in conjunction with the C.H. Booth Library, will host a program entitled Failed Presidential Assassinations at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 21.
WASHINGTON — In recognition of National Family Month, genealogist Toni McKeen will lead a talk entitled “Growing Your Family Tree” at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 20 at the Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd.
WASHINGTON — Professor, historian and author Mark Albertson will deliver a lecture entitled “Decoding U.S., China Trade Relations” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22 at the Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd.
KENT — The 43rd annual Kent Pumpkin Run will begin noon Sunday, October 27, a five-mile walk or run on a USATF-certified course that starts and finishes at the Kent Green in front of the town hall.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Resident Troopers of Bethlehem and Woodbury will participate in the DEA’s National Prescription Takeback Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26.
LITCHFIELD — Lourdes Shrine will host its semi-annual tag sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, through Saturday, October 26, and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27 at 50 Montfort Rd.
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Library, 182 Whisconier Rd., will present Goblins and Giggles: Stories for a Halloween Eve at 5 p.m. Saturday, October 19 in the library’s community room.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The PTO Advisory Council will host a Region 15 Board of Education “Meet the Candidates” forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, in the All-Purpose Room at Pomperaug High School.
The Friends of the C.H. Booth Library seeks new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, lps, puzzles, board games and computer games. Volunteers will help unload donations from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 20, rain or shine behind the C.H. Booth Library at 25 Main St., Newtown. Tax receipts will…
CAST Preschool and the musical duo Jam Sandwich will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a concert for all ages at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at B’nai Israel, 444 Main St. North in Southbury. Julie Clark and Linda Goodman, who comprise Jam Sandwich and are the owners of CAST, welcome an…
WOODBURY — The All Hollow’s Eve Cemetery Tour and Haunted Museum will take place Saturday, October 19, at the Glebe House Museum, 49 Hollow Rd. The rain date will be Saturday, October 26. Led by lantern light through a trail of luminaria, participants will tour the ancient cemetery with a sp…
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Lions Club will host its 28th annual Haunted Hayride and 3-D Haunted Barn on October 18, 19, 25 and 26 at Mitchell School. Ticket sales start at 6 p.m. end at 9 p.m. each night. Refreshments will be available for sale at the school. Guests may expect to climb onto tra…
NEWTOWN — The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will offer a two-day Plein Air Painting Workshop for oil or watercolor with award-winning artist Diane Dubreuil from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, October 17 and 18, in the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.
Community Theatre at Woodbury’s production of A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will open Thursday, October 10, for a four-day run at Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Director Richard Reimold (at left, above) goes over notes with Jeff Savage and Sar…
SOUTHBURY — Seeds of Hope for Haiti, a Southbury-based nonprofit organization, will host the annual Seeds of Hope Gala to benefit villagers of Grand Boulage, Haiti at 6 p.m. Friday, October 25, at the Heritage Hotel and Resort.