White Hart Inn Winter Room Specials

11/14/2017 to 02/28/2018

15 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-0030.

Winter and ski season are almost here, and there is still time to plan your escape! Join us any weekday night in December, January or February and receive a $50 food and beverage credit, good anywhere on property! Valid Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays, on all new reservations.

David M. Hunt Library MICHELLE IGLESIAS: FORCED PERSPECTIVE

01/19/2018 to 02/17/2018

63 Main St, Falls Village, CT

For its first art exhibit of 2018, the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will present Forced Perspective by Berkshire artist Michelle Iglesias. This selection of her vivid large-scale photorealistic paintings takes the viewer from macro to micro, from a stampede of elephants to a close-up of a ladybug. The exhibit will open with a reception for the artist on Friday, January 19, 5-7PM. Forced Perspective will be on display through February 17. This event is free and open to the public. Ms. Iglesias' paintings are influenced by family connections, nature, and travel. Consisting of the tumultuous dimensions that nature offers, portraits with personalities, and engaging exotic landscape compositions, her canvases invite viewer involvement and have been described as insightful, symbolic, and clarifying. She conveys the vision of nature's grandeur to produce artwork that is expressive, of the highest quality, and will grab the viewer's interest and attention.

Danbury Museum Collections Community & Conversation

01/20/2018 to 03/17/2018

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

This year's annual winter Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit will feature Civil War Collections from the re-enactors of the 11th Connecticut Volunteers. The exhibit will be up through March 17, 2018.

White Memorial Conservation Center Cut It Out: The Local History and Practice of Ice Harvesting

02/03/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Ice harvested from Bantam Lake was used for refrigeration throughout the year. Begin in the Museum with a visit to the Ice House display, then head outdoors for a walk down the Lake Trail to visit the old ice house ruins. The program culminates with our own "Cut Ups" Jeff Greenwood, James Fischer, and Gerri Griswold demonstrating how ice was cut and moved using the same tools and methods. Dress for the weather. We will be walking and standing on Ongley Pond for extended periods of time. Wear warm boots and prepare for wind and sun. Hot beverages and treats will be provided to fortify you! 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Meet in the Museum. FREE ... Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

White Memorial Conservation Center The Forest Wolf

02/03/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Andrew Dobos takes you on a wildlife tracking walk through the winter woods. There are always clues left behind by the animals for us to decipher, telling a story of their habits and lives. Get to know our beloved wildlife that much better. Children should be accompanied by an adult and all should dress extra warm and wear good boots! You never know where the animals have been.10:00 A. M. – 12:00 P.M. Meet in the Museum. Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $15.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 860-567-0857 

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Music in Great Spaces, Heroic Music; St. John's Episcopal Church | Waterbury

02/04/2018 to 02/04/2018

16 Church St, Waterbury, CT , Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-574-4283.

3 PM. Non subscription musical concerts in exceptional spaces in our community St. John's on the Green | Waterbury http://www.stjohnsonthegreen.org/ Tickets for Music in Great Spaces will go on sale 8/1/2017 Tickets online $25.00 | at door of this event will be $35.00

Danbury Museum Paint & Pour

02/09/2018

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

Get ready to showcase your artistic abilities at this fun event. On Friday, February 9, have a glass of wine and create a unique project using a wine bottle as the canvas!

Mardi Gras Party at the Carousel Museum

02/10/2018

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT

The New England Carousel Museum will be in full New Orleans-style celebration mode during its 28th annual Mardi Gras party on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 7:30 PM - midnight. Come join us for an evening of fun and frolicking with great music, good food, bourbon, and beads.

White Memorial Conservation Center Mindful Eating Meditation and Nature Ramble with Marlow Shami

02/10/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Marlow has written a guided meditation designed to support mindful eating and deep relaxation. Join this nature-loving tribe on an inner-space adventure then embark on an outdoor journey rambling along one of the Sanctuary's beautiful trails. We'll relax with a cup of something delicious and hot to drink after our walk. Take a few hours for yourself. Perhaps you'll learn something new about your inner workings and the natural world of which you are a part. Limit of 10 participants. 10:00 A. M. – 12:00 P.M., Meet in the A. B. Ceder Room. The program is free but you must pre-register by calling 860-567-0857 or register online

They Sawed up a Storm

02/10/2018

9 Greenwoods Rd. East, Norfolk, CT

4 pm Norfolk Library. Author Sarah Shea Smith will discuss her book They Sawed Up a Storm about a group of New Hampshire women who operated a sawmill on the shores of Turkey Pond in Concord, New Hampshire in 1942. The sawmill, one of two on the pond, was built by the U.S. Forest Service to saw up what remained of the logs stored in the water from the hurricane of 1938. They Sawed Up A Storm is a book about this group of women, the 1938 hurricane, the timber salvage efforts and the determination of the people of New England at the time the U.S. entered into World War II.
Sarah Shea Smith was Extension professor and specialist, Forest Industry, at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension for 27 years. Sarah has worked as a hardwood lumber inspector, a teacher, and a door-and-trim carpenter. She holds a bachelor of science degree in forestry and a master's in occupational education from the University of New Hampshire. Sarah and her husband, Peter, live in Newmarket, New Hampshire.
Copies of the book will be available for sale.