White Hart Inn Winter Room Specials

11/14/2017 to 02/28/2018

15 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-0030.

Winter and ski season are almost here, and there is still time to plan your escape! Join us any weekday night in December, January or February and receive a $50 food and beverage credit, good anywhere on property! Valid Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays, on all new reservations.

Oliver Wolcott Library Stephen’s Story & History of Hitler’s Empire

01/08/2018 to 01/29/2018

160 South Street, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8030.

January 8,15,22,29. from 12:30-2 pm. Facilitated by Patricia Moore, Monday Scholars is a weekly series that meets in the library's Jamie Gagarin Community Room. Each week, a new lecture topic is watched and then discussed by all who attend. All you need to do is come ready to engage your mind and participate in discussion. Registration Required. Dr. Thomas Childers is Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been teaching for over 25 years. He is also a popular lecturer abroad in London, Berlin and Munich. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Tennessee and his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University. Professor Childers is the author and editor of several books on modern German history and the Second World War. He is currently completing a trilogy on the Second World War. About the Co-Facilitator: Bibby Veerman has lived in Litchfield for twenty years and is a graduate of Wesleyan University where she was an Etherington Scholar. She is an active member of the League of Women Voters and the Women's Forum of Litchfield. Stephen Breuer is Bibby's brother-in-law.

David M. Hunt Library MICHELLE IGLESIAS: FORCED PERSPECTIVE

01/19/2018 to 02/17/2018

63 Main St, Falls Village, CT

For its first art exhibit of 2018, the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will present Forced Perspective by Berkshire artist Michelle Iglesias. This selection of her vivid large-scale photorealistic paintings takes the viewer from macro to micro, from a stampede of elephants to a close-up of a ladybug. The exhibit will open with a reception for the artist on Friday, January 19, 5-7PM. Forced Perspective will be on display through February 17. This event is free and open to the public. Ms. Iglesias' paintings are influenced by family connections, nature, and travel. Consisting of the tumultuous dimensions that nature offers, portraits with personalities, and engaging exotic landscape compositions, her canvases invite viewer involvement and have been described as insightful, symbolic, and clarifying. She conveys the vision of nature's grandeur to produce artwork that is expressive, of the highest quality, and will grab the viewer's interest and attention.

Woodbury Community Theater God of Carnage

01/19/2018 to 01/28/2018

5 Mountain Road., Woodbury, CT

Play by Yasmina Reza God of Carnage (originally in French Le Dieu du carnage) is a play by Yasmina Reza. It is about two sets of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the evening devolving into chaos. The play was a success in its original language, French, and has been equally acclaimed in English-translated productions in both London and New York. Jan. 19-21 and 26-29. Performed in historic Woodbury Town Hall

White Memorial Conservation Center Llama Walk with Debbie Labbe from Country Quilt Llama Farm

01/20/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail! The cost is $20 per person with a percentage donated to the White Memorial Conservation Center.

10:00 A.M., Meet in the Museum parking lot. Call Debbie from Country Quilt Llama Farm at 860-248-0355 to pre-register or to schedule your very own private llama walk.

White Memorial Conservation Center Winter Water Color Workshop with Betsy Rogers-Knox

01/20/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

Shake the winter blues and join us in a stress-free afternoon of creativity! Learn to paint a serene sunset silhouette using a variety of watercolor techniques. All levels welcome in this step-by-step workshop which includes all materials. 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., A. B. Ceder Room, Members: $35.00 Non-members: $60.00, Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call 860-567-0857 or register online

Danbury Museum Collections Community & Conversation

01/20/2018 to 03/17/2018

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

This year's annual winter Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit will feature Civil War Collections from the re-enactors of the 11th Connecticut Volunteers. The exhibit will be up through March 17, 2018.

Scoville Library Era of Elegance: The Legacy of the Livingston’s and Clermont

01/20/2018

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT

4 pm. Clermont State Historic Site in Germantown, New York was the home of seven generations of the Livingston Family. The family played several important roles during the American Revolution and the founding of our nation. Now the house is a state historic site interpreted to the colonial revival style the last full time residents of the house used during the 1930's. The talk will discuss the history of the house and the family that lived there as well as highlight some of the most fascinating pieces of our collection.

Kent Historical Society Sunday Series

01/21/2018

41 Kent Green Blvd., Kent, CT

"Kent Back Then" will be presented by the Kent Historical Society, as part of its Sunday Series lectures in the Kent Town Hall Sunday, January 21, at 2 p.m. The depth and breadth of Ms. Smith's knowledge of Kent is the backbone of the Kent Historical Society, and in this interactive discussion with the audience, she will link the past with today using a series of images and old advertisements from Kent's iconic local newspaper - The Kent Good Times Dispatch, known fondly as The GTD. In its heyday, The GTD had its finger firmly on the pulse of the town, with reporters submitting stories from every corner of town. So, search your memory banks and plan to join us for a fun afternoon. The Kent Historical Society sponsors the Sunday Series in March, May, July, September, and November. Free admission for members; $5 suggested donation for non-members.

The Palace Danbury AND YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW CLASSIC MOVIES

01/21/2018

165 Main St, Danbury, CT

2 pm. DiLeo presents an informative and idiosyncratic (and fun) history of Hollywood's Golden Age, while telling a parallel story of America itself. From the Depression to World War II to the Cold War to the sexual revolution, DiLeo presents a vision of just how the movies traveled from 1930 to 1970.