FIRE COMPANY BREAKFAST: Northfield Fire Company will hold a breakfast Sunday, 7:30-11a.m. with pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, bacon and home fries all made to order. Hungry man (all you can eat) $7, regular $6and children are $4. The firehouse is located at 12Knife Shop Road, Northfield. For information, call 860-283-9303.
HAM DINNER: The monthly Public Ham Dinner sponsored by the Riverton Congregational Church will be served Sunda, 12-1:30p.m. at Riverton Grange Hall, 9Riverton Road, Riverton. $14for adults, $7for children. For reservations call 860-379-5952(leave message).
HARVEST FESTIVAL: Haight Brown Vineyard, 29Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield will hold its 45th Annual Harvest Festival, Saturday and Sunday starting at 11:30a.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.haightvineyards.com, call 860-567-4045or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 10a.m. -4p.m. More than 50local 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, 1p.m. at the Oliver Wolcott Library, 160South. 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 860-567-8030or visiting owlibrary.org 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 28Knollwood Drive, New Hartford, at 1:00to car pool. After the tour, members are invited to a potluck cookout; call Anna at 860626-0816with 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 5p.m. at St. John’s Church, 78Green 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, 2p.m. Kent Town Hall, 41Kent Green Blvd. A talk by Tom Key, Instructor at the Taconic Learning Center. Free to members; $5suggested donation for non-members; see www.kenthistoricalsociety.org
BENEFIT CONCERT: The HBH Band with Wanda Houston will appear in concert on Sunday, 3p.m. in Norfolk’s Battell Chapel. Proceeds benefit the Battell Chapel Windows Project. Tickets $50reserved, $35 general. Call 860-542-5721 for reservations or visit http:// norfolkctucc.org/ucc/event/ HBH-in-concert/.
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 202in Litchfield, on Sunday, Sept. 17. Registration begins at noon, walk at 1p.m. Proceeds benefit area people with Parkinson’s and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Research. To register, visit http://www. walkforpd.org, or www.torringtonparkinsonssupportgroup.com. 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 facepainting booth.
BAND CONCERT: Colebrook Historical Society presents a concert by the Providence Brigade Band, Sunday, 3p.m. at Colebrook Congregational Church, Colebrook center. $10adults, $5children. For information contact Carol Lord at email@example.com or 860-738-8244.
TAVERN DAY: Burlington will hold its annual Tavern Day community celebration on Sunday, 11a.m.-4p.m. on the Town Green and the grounds of the historic Brown-Elton Tavern with istorical reenactors, beer and wine, a food court, live music, kids fun zone, town crier, story teller, fire safety demo, exhibits by community groups, local business expo, the Lewis S. Mills High School Spartan Marching Band, and more. Sponsorship opportunities available; email secretary@ burlingtonctchamber.org.
PHIL DONAHUE: Winsted Community Bookstore hosts talk-show host Phil Donahue on Sunday, 5p.m. at the bookstore, 414Main St., Winsted. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Sept. 18 LWV KICKOFF: The League of Women Voters of Litchfield County will hold its new season kick-off Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m. at Brandywine, 9Constitution Way, Litchfeld, for new, current and prospective members about the upcoming year, program initiatives and positions on current events. The board will share up-todate information about the organization’s priorities and strategies. New members welcome. RSVP to Jackie Miller at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 19 SKIN CARE: Noble Horizons, 17Cobble Road, Salisbury, presents Skin Care as We Age: Basic Foot and Skin Care, Sept. 19, 11a.m. presented by Joanna Wyszomirski, the Clinical Program Director of Sharon Hospital’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine discussing age-related skin changes, skin do’s and don’ts, and when to seek medical help.
Register at www.noblehorizons.org or 860-435-9851. MEDICARE FRAUD: Medicare Fraud, Scams and Abuse will be held Sept. 19, 6:30p.m. at the Beekley Library, New Hartford, presented by the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging For more information, stop by or call the library at 860-379-7235. DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Duplicate Bridge at the Sullivan Senior Center, East Albert Street, Torrington, Tuesday evenings from 7-10p.m. For more information call John Townsend at 860-567-0671. Leave a message, he will return your call. Bringing a partner is encouraged but not required. Cost: $5per person.
BOUNCING BABIES: Bouncing Babies storytime begins Sept. 19at 11a.m. and continues weekly through Nov. 14 at the Oliver Wolcott Library, 160South St., Litchfield, for babies up to 24months. Call 860-567-8030or visiting owlibrary.org
HATHA YOGA: Hatha yoga classes are held at Wisdom House, Litchfield, Tuesdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, 5:30-6:45 p.m., led by Barbara Putnam. All levels welcome. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. edu or call 860-567-4465.
RSVP RECRUITMENT: New Opportunities Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is recruiting senior volunteers (55+) who are interested in volunteering for local organizations and reading to school children, Tuesday, 10:30a.m. at the Torrington Library.