Monday, October 17, 2016

GOSHEN: "Discussion of Fashion Between the First and Second World Wars" 10/22/16

The Goshen Public Library will feature a lecture by Susan Jerome who will discuss the changes in fashion between the First and Second World Wars on Saturday October 22 beginning at 10:00 am at the library located at 42 North Street. For more information please call the library at 860 491-3234. 

TORRINGTON: "Fundraiser for Skee's Diner" 10/22/16

The Torrington Historic Preservation Trust will hold a fundraiser to benefit the ongoing restoration of the historic Skee’s Diner on Saturday October 22 beginning at 7:00 pm at the Performance Hub, 45 Main Street. The benefit will feature a chili tasting and music from two bands. For more information please visit

TORRINGTON: "Book Discussion: 'Wicked Litchfield County'" 10/19/16

The Torrington Historical Society will hold an event in which author Peter Vermilyea will discuss his book, Wicked Litchfield County, on Wednesday October 19 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Carriage House Gallery located at 192 Main Street. The book focuses on the lesser known and possibly unsavory and scandalous history of the county. For more information please visit

Sunday, October 16, 2016

BURLINGTON: "Whigville Harvest Fest" 10/23/16

The Whigville Preservation Fund will hold the Whigville Harvest Fest on Sunday October 23 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Whigville Grange, 153 South Main Street. The festival will feature a 5K race and fun for the entire family before and after the race, such as kids’ games and activities, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, tractors on display, baked goods, local produce, a silent auction, and much more. For more information please e-mail

TORRINGTON: "Sacred Heart Church Craft Fair" 10/22/16

The Sacred Heart Church Angels and Ministers will hold  a Craft Fair on Saturday October 22 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the church located on Grove Street. For more info please call Della at 860 489-0799 or Josephine at 860 482-6769. 

TORRINGTON: "Youth Group Tag Sale" 10/22/16

The Youth Group of the First Congregational Church of Torrington will hold a tag sale at the church located at the corner of Route 4 and Riverside Avenue on Saturday October 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. For more information please contact Judy at 860-238-7141 or

LITCHFIELD COUNTY: "Upcoming Blood Drives" October 2016

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Saturday October 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Church of Christ Congregational, 5 Old Middle Street.

Tuesday October 25 from 12:00 pm to 5:15 pm at St. Joseph’s Church, 33 Queen Street.

Monday October 31 from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 540 Litchfield St.

For more information, please call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS or visit

TORRINGTON: "Empty Bowls Fundraiser For Community Soup Kitchen" 10/20/16

The Community Soup Kitchen of Torrington will host Empty Bowls 2016 on Thursday October 20 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm at the Torrington Elks Lodge Ballroom, 70 Hungerford Street. The benefit is part of a nationwide event to raise awareness of hunger in our communities. Guests will sample a variety of soups prepared by local restaurants and caterers. In addition, a raffle will be held for items made by local artisans. For more information, please call Michele at 860-307-3231, or Deb at 860-496-7717. 

Monday, September 26, 2016

TORRINGTON: "New Exhibit at Five Points Gallery" 9/29/16 to 11/5/16

Five Points Gallery located at 33 Main Street announces a new exhibit featuring the works of Peter Howe, Geoffrey Detrani, and Walter Kendra beginning on Thursday September 29. There will be an opening reception on Friday September 30 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm and an artist conversation on Friday October 21 at 6:00 pm. The exhibit will run through November 5. For more information please visit

Monday, September 19, 2016

GOSHEN: "Goshen Players Presents 'Boeing-Boeing'" beginning 10/21/16

Goshen Players Inc. will present the hit comedy “Boeing-Boeing” at the Old Goshen Town Hall located at 42 North Street. Set in a Paris apartment in 1965, an American architect’s seemingly perfect life is thrown into turmoil when all three of his fiancĂ©es visit town at the same time without knowing about each other. There will be eight performances of the play over three weekends beginning on Friday October 21. For more information, please visit or call 860-491-9988.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

LITCHFIELD: "History of Landscapes and Gardens in Litchfield" 8/9/16 through 11/27/16

The Litchfield Historical Society located at 7 South Street will feature a new exhibit entitled Reimagining the Reeve House Landscape which will display a history of landscapes and gardens in Litchfield. The exhibit will open on Tuesday August 9 and will run through November 27. For more information call (860) 567-4501 or e-mail

TORRINGTON: "History of Pets in Torrington" 8/11/16 through 10/29/16

The Torrington Historical Society has announced a new exhibit entitled Pet Pals which will celebrate the history of pets in Torrington. The exhibit will open on Thursday August 11 and will run through October 29 at the society located at 192 Main Street. The society also invites Torrington residents to submit photographs of them and their pet which may be featured with the exhibit. For more information please visit

Saturday, May 28, 2016

TORRINGTON: "Farmers' Market" 6/11/16

The Torrington Farmers’ Market will begin its 2016 season on Saturday June 11 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm The new location is the parking lot of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 837 Charles Street. The mid-week market begins Tuesday June 14 and runs from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For more information please visit

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

TORRINGTON: "FREE Alpha Course" Fridays, starting 12/11/15

Joseph's House, 116 Water Street, will host Alpha, a series which offers an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. The series will be held on Fridays at 5:30pm through March 11th. Each session includes a meal, a short DVD talk, and a time for questions and discussion. There is no pressure, no follow-up and no cost to attend, although donations toward food expenses are welcome.
To RSVP or for more information, email