Sharon Playhouse

49 Amenia Road, Sharon, CT 06069.

Rtes. 343, 41 and 4. (860) 364-7469. Nestled in the beautiful Litchfield Hills, this critically acclaimed playhouse brings the area's best musical theater to Northwest Connecticut every summer. The Playhouse also offers a year-round youth theatre program for kids and teens.

Bear Mountain

Darren Winston, Bookseller

81 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069.

860) 364-1890. Visit our shop in the heart of this beautiful and historic New England town and browse thousands of interesting titles in many fields. Whether you’re after vintage pulp fiction or finely bound classics, we’re happy to help you discover something that will delight. We are also a full-service art gallery, regularly presenting exhibitions and with a rotating stock of unusual and beautiful finds—vintage prints, photographs, posters, and paintings. Thursday - Saturday. 11-5.

Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society Office

44 Railroad St., Falls Village, CT 06031.

P.O. Box 206. (860) 824-8226. Among the displays at the museum are artifacts from the local railroad lines, the Ames Iron Works, war items, domestic displays, and local business artifacts. Genealogy and local history research material is available. Open by appt. while museum is being renovated.

Green River Gallery

1578 Boston Corners Rd., Salisbury, CT

1578 Boston Corners Rd., Millerton, New York 12546. (518) 789-3311. Green River Gallery offers 19th and 20th century American art, with emphasis on the art of ERIC SLOANE. Paintings, bronze sculpture and early American furniture, appraisals, consulting. Located in a historic 1775 Colonial just North of Millerton. Year-round, Sat. 10-5, & Sun. 12-5, or by appt.

Housatonic Meadows

90 US 7, Sharon, CT

Sharon. 1 mile north of Cornwall Bridge on Rte. 7. Located on the Housatonic River. Park is known for its 2-mi. stretch of water limited to fly-fishing. 95 campsites in rustic setting, bathrooms, showers, picnicking, fly fishing, hiking, canoeing, x-country skiing. Alcohol Prohibited. Charge: Camping only. Campground Office: (860) 672-6772 (mid-Apr.-Columbus Day). Park Office: (860) 927-3238. 

Johnnycake Books

12 Academy Street, Salisbury, CT 06068.

(860) 435-6677. Relax in an intimate bookshop of 5,000 rare and collectible titles housed in a 19th century cottage surrounded by perennial borders in the Salisbury village. Architecture/design, decorative arts, gardening, cooking, book arts, literary first editions, illustrated, leather-bound sets, travel, sport, and Litchfield County history. Open Thurs.-Mon. (inc. Sun.) 11-5, 7 days during summer.

Lauray of Salisbury

432 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT 06068.

Phone: (860) 435-2263. Ooffers an outstanding selection of unusual indoor plants. Specializing in Orchids - Cacti - Succulents - Begonias - Gesneriads. Open by appt. Call ahead to avoid disappointment. 

Lime Rock Park

497 Lime Rock Road, Lime Rock, CT 06039.

(860) 435-5000. Lime Rock Park, on the National Registry of Historic Places, is New England's Road Racing Home, bringing world-class sports car racing to the gorgeous Northwest Corner of CT for the past 59 years. Major spectator events include Memorial Day Weekend "Spring Opener" featuring Trans-Am & the Royals Car Show; Rotary Club Independence Day Fireworks, July 4; IMSA Tudor United Sports Car Championship, July ; and Historic Festival, the best in vintage racing and concours d' elegance, Labor Day Weekend. Free parking & paddock access, kids 12 and under free, veterans and active military free. Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs. Summer and winter autocross for any licensed driver, too!

Lion Rock Farm

30 Hosier Rd., Sharon, CT 06069.

A spectacular 600 acre working grain farm that offers a wide array of year-round event sites, buildings and barns in the gardens, field or under a tent. Two elegantly furnished guest houses on the property can accommodate up to 18 people. An unforgettable setting with beautiful vistas for special events, parties and weddings. Located 100 miles from NYC, 3 hrs. from Boston and 15 min. from Metro North Train Station.