Black Rock

Rte. 6, Thomaston, CT

Thomaston. Rte. 6. The name "Black Rock" is derived from graphite that was mined here by early settlers. 96 campsites, concession, flush toilets, water, showers, picnicking, field sports, swimming, ice skating, pond and stream fishing, hiking on blue blazed Mattatuck Trail, x-country skiing. Leatherman Cave from park proceed west on Rte. 6 for 0.5 mi, park at Mattatuck Trail Marker. Alcohol Prohibited. Charge: daily. Campground Office: (860) 283-8088 (Weekends only - 3rd Sat. Apr. - Memorial Day). Memorial Day - Oct. 31st daily 8 a.m.- Sunset. Park Office: (860) 567-5694.

Buttermilk Falls

Lake Hill Rd., Terryville, CT

Trails lead to scenic vistas. White Rock's (jct. Rte. 262 and 6 in Plymouth take Rte. 262 for. 3.4 mi. and park in unmarked pull off on right.) blue blazed trail leads to views of Naugatuck River and Rte. 8. Enter Greystone (jtc. Rte. 262 and Rte. 6 in Plymouth take Rte. 262 south for 4.9 mi. to trailhead) through barred gate, cross bridge and follow the blue blazes to the summit that has views of the Naugatuck River Valley and Waterbury. Mountain biking and hiking.

Carriages & Country Weddings - Wood Acres Farm

68 Griffin Rd., Terryville, CT 06786.

(860) 583-8670. Making Memories & Dreams Come True – Since 1972! Couples may enjoy a Country Carriage or Sleigh Ride on 25 acres of endless wooded trails, with complimentary refreshments served afterwards in our country home. Group rides also available with bonfire. Horse Drawn Carriages and Wagons for hire...our place or yours. The Perfect Gift Certificate! All rides are private and by reservation. Unique Banquet Barn & Garden Setting for Weddings & Special Events. www.woodacresfarm.com or www.mycountrywedding.com.

Carriages & Country Weddings -Wood Acres Farm

68 Griffin Rd., Terryville, CT 06786.

(860) 583-8670.  Making Memories & Dreams Come True – Since 1972! Couples may enjoy a Country Carriage or Sleigh Ride on 25 acres of endless wooded trails, with complimentary refreshments served afterwards in our country home. Group rides also available with bonfire. Horse Drawn Carriages and Wagons for hire…our place or yours. The Perfect Gift Certificate! All rides are private and by reservation. Unique Banquet Barn & Garden Setting for Weddings & Special Events. www.woodacresfarm.com or www.mycountrywedding.com.

 

Cricket Hill Garden

670 Walnut Hill Road, Thomaston, CT 06787.

(860) 283-1042. Fax: (860) 283-5508. Cricket Hill Garden specializes in peonies as well as unusual edible plants for the landscape. Visit in May and June to see the peonies in bloom. Potted plants available throughout the season. All plants and produce are grown organically in accordance with CT NOFA's Farmers Pledge.

Fascia’s Chocolates, Inc.

44 Chase River Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

(203) 753-0515. The Fascia Family has handcrafted premium chocolates since 1964. Authentic gelato made onsite and a cakery satisfy all sweet cravings. The Chocolate Experience & Tour allows participants to make-their-own chocolate bar and learn about chocolate at the same time. Reservations recommended. Scheduled weekends Sept. – June with summer schedule in July & August.

Fascia’s Chocolates, Inc.

44 Chase River Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

(203) 753-0515. The Fascia Family has handcrafted premium chocolates since 1964. Authentic gelato made onsite and a cakery satisfy all sweet carvings. The Chocolate Experience & Tour allows participants to make-their-own chocolate bar and learn about chocolate at the same time. Reservations recommended. Scheduled weekends Sept. – June with summer schedule in July & August.

Gateway Limousine, Inc.

74 Mattatuck Heights Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705.

(203) 753-5466. Providing the highest level of ground transportation service with our fleet of luxury sedans, six and eight passenger stretch limousines, vans, 16 or 24 passenger luxury coaches, and 31 passenger mid size motor coach. Offering the ultimate in Litchfield County winery tours, airport transportation, nights-on-the-town, cultural events, casino trips, and award winning weddings. Gateway is proud to be the most and highest reviewed limousine service on www.weddingwire.com. Please visit our website www.gatewaylimos.com, or email us at quotes@gatewaylimos.com for more information.

James S. Hosking Nursery, Inc. - Red Barn Gift Shop

114 Porter Street, Watertown, CT 06795.

(860) 274-8889. Fax: (860) 274-1949. Serving Western CT since 1891, the area's most unique blend of nursery, water garden supplies, gifts, Amish furniture, bird supplies, and drilled natural stone fountains. Featuring CT's largest display of indoor and outdoor water gardens. Landscape design, sales, and installation. Water garden seminars. Friendly, expert advice.

Landmark Community Theatre at the Thomaston Opera House

158 Main St., Thomaston, CT 06787.

(860) 283-6250. Completed in 1884 as a multi purpose building with hardwood floors and opulent ceiling frescoes it has long been hailed as "the finest opera house in the valley". Today this historic theater presents year round dramas and musicals. Performances Fri. & Sat. at 8 pm and Sun. Matinee at 2 pm.