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FARM­ERS MAR­KET: The Winsted Farm­ers Mar­ket is open for the sum­mer sea­son on Fri­days, 3-6 p.m at East End Park, Winsted, and con­tin­ues through Oc­to­ber. For de­tails, vend­ing in­for­ma­tion and what’s for sale, go to win­st­ed­farm­ers­mar­

BACK TO SCHOOL LUAU: A Back to School Luau will be held Sept. 15, 6 p.m. at the Morris Town Beach Pavil­ion. Ad­mis­sion is free. Live mu­sic, games and food from Grill Dog of Nor­walk and Rita’s Ital­ian Ice of Farm­ing­ton food trucks.

MEDI­CARE FRAUD & SCAMS: A pro­gram on Medi­care Frauds and Scams, led by Amanda Halle, Se­nior Medi­care Pa­t­role, Western CT Agency for Ag­ing, will be held Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m. at the Har­win­ton Pub­lic Li­brary. For more in­for­ma­tion, or to reg­is­ter, please call the li­brary at 860485-9113. Pro­gram is free of charge.

EBOOK WORK­SHOP: An Ebook And Au­dio­book Work­shop will be held Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Morris Pub­lic Li­brary, led by Li­brary As­sis­tant and Tech­nol­ogy Spe­cial­ist, Heidi Duchaine. Feel free to bring your phone, tablet or lap­top. All are wel­come; for de­tails and to reg­is­ter call 860-567-7440.

BEN­E­FIT CAR SHOW: Brandy­wine Liv­ing at Litch­field, 19 Con­sti­tu­tion Way, Litch­field, will hold a ben­e­fit car show dur­ing Na­tional As­sisted Liv­ing Week, on Sept. 15, 5-7 p.m. En­joy mu­sic, raf­fles, give­aways, re­fresh­ments and tro­phies. No pets, please. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit lo­cal mil­i­tary per­sons and fam­i­lies in need. For in­for­ma­tion and direc­tions call 860-576-9500.

GRANGE MEET­ING: River­ton Grange mem­bers will hold their reg­u­lar meet­ing at the grange hall on Route 20, Fri­day at 7:30 p.m. Of­fi­cers, elected in June, will be in­stalled at this meet­ing by the Prelli Team. Re­fresh­ments will be served by Su­san Belle-Isle and Shirley Moore af­ter the meet­ing.

Satur­day, Sept. 16

BINGO: Sons of Italy, Cen­ter Street, Torrington, hosts bingo games Satur­day, 4-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m., games be­gin at 6 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion, call the lodge at 860-4891226.

GOSHEN FARM­ERS MAR­KET: Goshen Farm­ers Mar­ket at Mi­randa Vine­yard, 42 Ives Rd., Goshen, will be held on Satur­days, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. start­ing July 1 and con­tin­u­ing through the sum­mer. For de­tails, go to www.goshen­farm­ers­mar­

BOOK SALE: Har­win­ton Li­brary Friends Book Sale at the li­brary, 80 Bent­ley Drive, Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Chil­dren’s books, 50 cents, adult hard­cov­ers, $2, pa­per­backs, $1. For more in­for­ma­tion call the li­brary at 860-485-9113.

THE EQUUS EF­FECT: The Equus Ef­fect, a Sharon, CT non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that em­pow­ers vet­er­ans to re­build healthy re­la­tion­ships through pur­pose­ful en­gage­ment with horses, will hold its an­nual cel­e­bra­tion and fund raiser on Satur­day, 4-6:30 p.m. with a per­for­mance by widely ac­claimed ac­tor, play­wright and vet­eran Stephan Wolfert, at Quarry Hill Farm, 345 Sharon Road (Route 41), Lakeville. Tick­ets are $75 (tax de­ductible) and in­clude wine and hors d’oeu­vres. For tick­ets and in­for­ma­tion go to https:// www.thee­qu­us­ef­ or call 860-364-5363.

LIT­TLE BRITCHES BEN­E­FIT: Lit­tle Britches’ Ther­a­peu­tic Rid­ing Boots & Britches Ball will be held Sept. 16, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Bridge­wa­ter Pavil­ion on Sarah Sanford Road East in Bridge­wa­ter. Live mu­sic by Haz­zard County, food by Win­dover BBQ & Ca­ter­ing of New­town, a silent auc­tion and more. Tick­ets $50 per per­son, BYOB, mix­ers and soft drinks pro­vided. To buy tick­ets or learn more, go to lit­tlebritch­ or call Alice Daly at 203-598-2595.

STORY READ­ING: Harold and the Pur­ple Crayon will be read in the chil­dren’s room at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field, Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m., for ages 3-8. Hear the story, see a video based on the char­ac­ter and cre­ate your own story us­ing your own pur­ple crayon. Free, reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 860-567-8030 or visit owli­ and click on Events/Chil­dren’s Events.

BOOK CLUB: Scov­ille Memo­rial Li­brary’s Satur­day Book Club, dis­cussing “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid, will meet Sept. 16, 3 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion call 860-435-2838 or visit Scov­illeLi­

GALLERY OPEN­ING: “Mile­stones” Works by Thelma Appel, will open Sept. 16 at the Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery at Wis­dom House. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter visit: www.wis­dom­ or call 860-567-3163.

ARLO GUTHRIE: The Warner Theatre will wel­come folk le­gend Arlo Guthrie in a rare solo ap­pear­ance to the Main Stage on Satur­day, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. To pur­chase tick­ets, call the Warner Box Of­fice at 860489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­

TEAL LITCH­FIELD WALK: T.E.A.L.® Litch­field Walk, an an­nual event hosted by Hope Assem­bly #46, In­ter­na­tional Or­der of Rainbow for Girls, will be held Sept. 16 at White Memo­rial Con­ser­va­tion Cen­ter, Litch­field. The pro­gram was started by two sis­ters, that cel­e­brates the courage of ovar­ian can­cer sur­vivors and the strength of the fam­i­lies who’ve been touched by the dis­ease, while spread­ing aware­ness to the pub­lic and rais­ing money for re­search. Learn more at http://teal.tellev­erya­maz­­try

GIL­BERT HOME PRO­GRAM: “Kids on the Hill: The Story of the Wil­liam L. Gil­bert Home for Friend­less Chil­dren” will be pre­sented at the Beard­s­ley Li­brary, 40 Munro Place, Winsted, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fam­ily his­to­ri­ans, Chris and Ch­eryl Klem­mer, who have re­searched the his­tory of the Gil­bert Home, will dis­cuss the life of Winsted en­tre­pre­neur and bene­fac­tor, Wil­liam L. Gil­bert, and the home he built for friend­less chil­dren in 1890 on the ridge where the Gil­bert High School now stands. They will also dis­cuss what life was like for the chil­dren who lived at the home. A ques­tion and an­swer pe­riod will fol­low. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; call 860-379-6043 to sign up. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the li­brary’s genealogy and lo­cal his­tory re­search as­sis­tant, Verna Gil­son, at genealogy@ beard­s­leyli­

NEW EX­HI­BI­TION: Darren Win­ston, Book­seller, 81 Main St., Sharon, will host a re­cep­tion for Picture Book, an ex­hi­bi­tion of new works by artist Jeff Joyce, Sept. 16, 4-8 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion visit dar­ren­win­ston­book­ BOOK SALE: The Har­win­ton Li­brary will hold a book sale on Satur­day, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the li­brary. All are wel­come. Books for all ages and many top­ics are avail­able for sale.

EQUIP­MENT SALE: Blue Moon Sale at Mo­hawk Moun­tain Ski Area, Corn­wall, will be held Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-3 pm. Once a year the rentals depart­ment pulls out skis, snow­boards, boots and poles and of­fers them at amaz­ingly low prices. Skis are all tested and in­spected to en­sure you are re­ceiv­ing fully-func­tional equip­ment. Visit Mo­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

SHARON ART WALK: Darren Win­ston Book­seller, Hotchkiss Li­brary of Sharon, The Gallery @the SHS of Sharon His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety & Mu­seum and Sharon Town Hall Art Gallery present Sharon Art Walk. Par­tic­i­pat­ing gal­leries will be open Sept. 16, 4-7 p.m. will host a re­cep­tion with light re­fresh­ments for artists and vis­i­tors. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion about each gallery’s ex­hibit visit the gallery’s web­site: dar­ren­win­ston­book­, hotchkissli­, sharon­ or for the Town Hall Art Gallery, Zelina Blag­den at

BUT­TER­FLY TAG­GING: Come to the Bel­lamy-Fer­ri­day House & Gar­den, Beth­le­hem, Sept. 16, 1-4 p.m. to hear about Monarch But­ter­fly Tag­ging and its im­por­tance in the state of Con­necti­cut from Site Hor­ti­cul­tur­ist Ge­orge McCleary. Meet at the vis­i­tor’s cen­ter at 1 p.m. Rain date is Sept. 17. Ad­mis­sion $5 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 203266-7596 or email bel­lamy. fer­ri­day@ct­land­


Nor­folk’s Clas­sic Com­mu­nity Clas­sic Car Show will be held

Sept. 16, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Yale Mu­sic Shed park­ing grounds. Amaz­ing cars, food, live mu­sic and a spe­cial raf­fle will ben­e­fit the Nor­folk Lions Club Am­bu­lance and the Nor­folk Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment. New this year will be a spe­cial award for ex­hibitors in the Dress to Com­ple­ment Your Car cat­e­gory – color, style or vin­tage. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Marie Lowe at or 860-307-1487. ROAST BEEF DIN­NER:

Morris Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment’s an­nual roast beef din­ner will be held Sept. 16, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the fire­house. $15 adults, $12 ages 4-12 and se­niors, free for 3 and un­der. For tick­ets and in­for­ma­tion, call 860-567-7441, email mor­risfd@op­ton­ or visit www.mor­ris­ Take­out will be avail­able.

SHRED­DING DAY: Sal­is­bury Bank will spon­sor a Free Com­mu­nity Shred Day at its Sharon branch, Satur­day from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Each per­son may bring up to 4 boxes of pa­per (no binders please) for shred­ding by Le­gal Shred. There is no fee. HAR­VEST FES­TI­VAL:

Haight Brown Vine­yard, 29 Chest­nut Hill Road, Litch­field will hold its 45th An­nual Har­vest Fes­ti­val, Satur­day and Sun­day start­ing at 11:30 a.m. Ad­mis­sion $20, in­cludes wine tast­ing, live mu­sic, grape stomp­ing and a pig roast. Bring your own chairs or a blan­ket. For de­tails go to www.haightvine­, call 860567-4045 or email haightvine­

Sun­day, Sept. 17

HAR­VEST FES­TI­VAL: Haight Brown Vine­yard, 29 Chest­nut Hill Road, Litch­field will hold its 45th An­nual Har­vest Fes­ti­val, Satur­day and Sun­day start­ing at 11:30 a.m. Ad­mis­sion $20, in­cludes wine tast­ing, live mu­sic, grape stomp­ing and a pig roast. Bring your own chairs or a blan­ket. For de­tails go to www.haightvine­, call 860567-4045 or email haightvine­ NEW HART­FORD DAY: The 44th An­nual New Hart­ford Day and Eureka Grange Fair will be held Sun­day at Brodie Park on West Hill Pond in New Hart­ford, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. More than 50 lo­cal busi­nesses and civic or­ga­ni­za­tions to par­tic­i­pate; ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude hayrides, food, crafts, area ven­dors and mu­sic pro­vided by The Cha­parrals. All are wel­come. Ad­mis­sion is free, park­ing fee of $2 sup­ports Boy Scout Troop #19.

AU­THOR TALK: Nuns, Nazis, and Notre Dame: A Con­ver­sa­tion with Ger­ald O’Reilly, Sun­day, 1 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South. St., Litch­field. Wil­liam F. B. O’Reilly and Peter Ver­mi­lyea will mod­er­ate and fa­cil­i­tate this con­ver­sa­tion. Ad­mis­sion is free; space is limited. Reg­is­ter by call­ing 860-567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­ and click­ing on Events/Adult Events.

OUT­ING CLUB: The Out­ing Club will tour Hill-Stead Mu­seum and stroll through the trails on Sun­day, Sept. 17, $11 do­na­tion per per­son. Meet at 28 Knoll­wood Drive, New Hart­ford, at 1:00 to car pool. Af­ter the tour, mem­bers are in­vited to a potluck cook­out; call Anna at 860 626-0816 with your dish to share and leave your phone num­ber.

LIVE AT FIVE: St. John’s “Sun­days Live At Five” Con­cert Se­ries will present En­sem­ble Cha­conne; Mea­sure For Mea­sure: The Mu­sic of Shake­speare’s Plays with guest artist Burcu Gulec, mezzo-so­prano, Sun­day at 5 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 78 Green Hill Road in Wash­ing­ton. Tick­ets $35; or­der by call­ing the Par­ish Of­fice at 860-868-2527.

SUN­DAY SE­RIES: “The First Great Awak­en­ing: Fer­vor and Fer­ment,” a Kent His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Sun­day Se­ries pre­sen­ta­tion, Sun­day, 2 p.m. Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Blvd. A talk by Tom Key, In­struc­tor at the Ta­conic Learn­ing Cen­ter. Free to mem­bers; $5 sug­gested do­na­tion for non-mem­bers; see www. ken­this­tor­i­cal­so­ci­

BEN­E­FIT CON­CERT: The HBH Band with Wanda Hous­ton will ap­pear in con­cert on Sun­day, 3 p.m. in Nor­folk’s Bat­tell Chapel. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Bat­tell Chapel Win­dows Project. Tick­ets $50 re­served, $35 gen­eral. Call 860-542-5721 for reser­va­tions or visit http://nor­folkc­­cert/.

WALK IN THE WOODS: Torrington Area Parkin­son’s Sup­port Group will host its sixth an­nual “Walk in the Woods” for Parkin­son’s at White Memo­rial Con­ser­va­tion Cen­ter, Route 202 in Litch­field, on Sun­day, Sept. 17. Reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at noon, walk at 1 p.m. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit area peo­ple with Parkin­son’s and the Michael J. Fox Foun­da­tion for Re­search. To reg­is­ter, visit http://www.walk­, or www.tor­ring­ton­parkin­son­ssup­port­ Fam­i­lies may pic­nic on the grounds prior to or af­ter the walk. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude lo­cal tal­ent, fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties, baked goods and tick­eted draw­ings will be on site along with the Forbes Fly­ers pre­ci­sion jumprope team, Litch­field Fire Depart­ment, and face-paint­ing booth.

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