Lamothe's Sugar House Watch Maple Syrup being made

02/21/2017 to 03/30/2017

89 Stone Rd., Burlington, CT Phone: 860-675-5043.

SPRING IS COMING! WATCH MAPLE SYRUP BEING MADE! Saturdays & Sundays From February 21st until March 30th Sample our products Complementary Hot Maple Coffee and Hot Chocolate Bring the Family. It's a fun event. Rain or Shine. Our hours:Monday - Thursday 10 - 6, Friday - Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 12 - 5

Hopkins Vineyard

03/03/2017 to 03/31/2017

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

Flannel Friday - March 3,10,17,24,31. Love flannel? Wear your favorite plaid flannel shirt on Friday's and receive ½ off a wine tasting.

Washington Art Association "Do Not Pass Go

03/04/2017 to 04/01/2017

4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-2878.

An exhibit of emerging artists" curated by Zeb Mayer. March 4-April 1, 2017. Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Norfolk Library Linda Filley: Well Heeled

03/07/2017 to 03/30/2017

9 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk, CT Phone: (860) 542-5075.

On display. Linda Filley has been making her Paper Creations for over 12 years. They grew out of display work she was doing for the store Paper Trail in Rhinebeck, New York. Her Shoes evolved from the signature Paper Dresses she created for the store's front window.

Mattatuck Museum - Knitting 101 PLUS

03/14/2017 to 04/04/2017

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

Tea and conversation at 12:30 p.m. Instruction starts at 1 p.m. 4 Week Session – Registration fee is for all 4 classes. Judy Pascale will teach this fundamental knitting class designed for both beginning knitters as well as knitters interested in refreshing their skills.  Several techniques will be presented including basic knit and purl stitches, cast on, bind off, creating an easy edge stitch as well as an easy buttonhole.  To apply these techniques, participants will work on a small project that involves these skills, a fashionable knitted cowl that is reversible and can be worn in different ways.  There is enough here to interest the knitter with some experience and yet not too overwhelming for the true novice. Materials: Skein of worsted weight yarn, needles recommended on label or Size #7 needle.

Wisdom House Cookie Fun Tray Sale

03/15/2017 to 04/10/2017

229 East LItchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-3163.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center announces it will now be offering festive cookie trays for the Easter holiday. The sale will be a fundraiser for Wisdom House with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Community Soup Kitchen in Torrington, CT. Chef Margaret Jacobs bakes the two pound trays of cookies which will contain 60-80 pieces in flavorful varieties that may include, Italian, teacakes, thumbprints, coconut macaroons, almond crescents, sugar cookies, cut out seasonal cookies and peanut butter. Cookies include nuts. Cookies are available for a donation of $30 per tray. Each tray will be wrapped in clear cellophane and ribbons for easy gift giving. Cookies are made to order and need advance notice. Call to order and arrange for pick up by April 12 or 13.

Washington Art Association Fundamentals of Creative Realism

03/29/2017 to 05/17/2017

4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT Phone: 860-868-2878.

Fundamentals of Creative Realism with Edward Spaulding DeVoe Wednesdays, March 29 – May 17; 9am-Noon; 8 weeks $220 mbr, $285 non-mbr; materials extra. Class is limited to 12

Gunn Library Organic Herb Gardening Presentation with Renee Giroux Description:

03/30/2017

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7586 .

6:30 pm. If you have ever used fresh herbs, you know the difference they can make. The smell and flavor can't compare. Whether grown in your outdoor landscape, raised beds or in containers, herbs are easy and fun to grow. Renee will provide information about the many types of herbs and edible flowers and highlight the benefits of having herbs for culinary and home use. She will also offer ideas on preparing and treating the garden in new and unconventional ways. Renee Giroux has devoted the past 14 years to horticulture and sustainable agriculture. She has developed greenhouse food systems using a biosphere growing technique and succeeded as the lead in obtaining USDA organic certification for the largest organic greenhouse system in New England. Her strengths lie in connecting farming to the communities served and marketing the produce to the local chefs, farmers and gardeners.

Flanders Nature Center Water Watch!

03/30/2017

269 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 .

7 pm. Woodbury Public Library Flanders is collaborating with the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition (PRWC) to present a program on water resources. The focus will be important topical issues including the recent state-wide drought and its resulting impact on local groundwater and stream flow conditions. The past two plus years there has been a precipitation deficit in Connecticut which has resulted in extreme drought conditions. What does this mean for the environmental health of our rivers and the water supply that we all depend on? Join us as Len DeJong, executive director of the PRWC, provides insight on these questions and discusses PRWC's engagement in the development of Connecticut's first State Water Plan.

Lourdes in Litchfield Shrine Grotto Tag Sale

03/30/2017 to 04/01/2017

50 Montford Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

9 am - 4 pm. Tag sale, many items. The semi-annual Tag Sale will be held at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield in Pilgrim Hall, many great deals to be found.