Mattatuck Museum Exhibitions - Line and Volume

01/10/2017 to 03/12/2017

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

Mindy Horn and Ann Mallory contribute to the rich tradition of ceramic art with vibrant and original expressions in clay. Their works vary in size: some are delicately small, inviting close-up inspection, while others are imposing in scale. These technically and aesthetically ambitious works are experimental in shape and dazzle in an array of glazes. Tues. - Sat 10-5, Sun 12 noon - 5.

Shepaug Dam Bald Eagles

01/26/2017 to 03/12/2017

2150 River Road, Southbury, CT

The Shepaug Dam Bald Eagle Observation Area in Southbury, Connecticut is open from the third weekend of December through mid-March on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. for bald eagle observation. This is by reservation only.  The Shepaug eagle viewing site is open December 17th, 2016 through March 12th, 2017 from 9:00 until 1:00 Wednesdays , Saturdays, and Sundays. During the season we have a special Bird of Prey shows scheduled. The CT Audubon Birds of Prey Show is scheduled for every Saturday. Horizon Wings Bird of Prey Show is scheduleed for Wednesday 12/21/16, Sundays 1/15/,2/26/,3/12/2017

Hopkins Vineyard Flannel Fridays

02/03/2017 to 02/24/2017

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

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

White Memorial Foundation Museum Children Free Week

02/16/2017 to 02/22/2017

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Courtesy of The Laurel Ridge Foundation in memory of Francesca M. Thompson, M.D. Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

Theatreworks Peter and the Starcatcher

02/17/2017 to 02/25/2017

20 Elm St. Ext., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6883.

FEBRUARY 17,18 23,24,25. Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explore the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love.

Ridgefield Restaurant Week

02/20/2017 to 02/26/2017

Ridgefield, CT

During Ridgefield Restaurant Week, enjoy special price fixe lunch and dinner menus from the participating restaurants at the bottom of this page. Participating restaurants will offer a 2-course lunch, priced at either $15.17 or $20.17, and/or a 3-course dinner, priced at either $25.17 or $30.17. The special menus can be viewed by clicking on the logos below, clicking on the "special offers" box at the top of the page or by clicking HERE. Bon appetit!

Mohawk Mountain Holiday Rates

02/20/2017 to 02/24/2017

46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6100.

President's Day holiday week special rates.

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

Beading for Beginners

02/21/2017 to 02/21/2017

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 8608680518.

Mixing modern materials with traditional designs, children will craft their very own Native American inspired arm band or forest friend pendant. Many tribes across the country use varying geometric deigns and colors to impart meaning in patterns, such as the four directions or the elements. Using Perler beads, children will have a chance to design their own story and wear it home! A great activity for kids during their Winter Break.

Ages 5 - 10

Fee: $25; $15 IAIS Members

Fine Estates Yield Rare Eastern European And Asian Decorative Arts For Schwenke February 22nd Auction.


Middle Quarter Plaza , Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-0323.

Including Over 250 Asian Lots, European Furniture, Fine Silver, And Estate Oriental Carpets. On Wednesday, February 22nd at 11am, Schwenke Auctioneers will offer 648 lots of estate material featuring the lifetime collection of Dr. & Mrs. Ion Petrea and including a large collection of Asian decorative art from several other estates and consignors. The auction includes a wonderful group of Russian and Romanian icons and related religious and ecclesiastical items, many interesting lots of Eastern European decorative arts, fine art and Romanian paintings, many lots of sterling silver, and a large group of estate carpets. Preview times are Friday, February 17th from 10am to 5pm; Sunday, February 19th from noon to 5pm; Monday, February 20th and Tuesday, February 21st from 10am to 5pm; and Wednesday, February 22nd from 9am to sale time