Tag: Litchfield County

Kent Film Festival Returns for a 5th Year

Kent Film Festival Returns for a 5th Year

| April 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Kent Film Festival returns April 22nd to the 25th. This year’s festival will feature a number of insightful and thought-provoking documentaries, compelling features and diverse shorts that reflect independent cinema.

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Maple Sugaring Festival to demonstrate Native American sugar-making techniques

Maple Sugaring Festival to demonstrate Native American sugar-making techniques

| February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Institute for American Indian Studies will hold their “Annual Maple Sugaring Festival” on Saturday, March 20th from 11AM – 3 PM.

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Louisiana zydeco music artist “Stanley ‘Buckwheat’ Dural Jr. to perform in Norfolk

Louisiana zydeco music artist “Stanley ‘Buckwheat’ Dural Jr. to perform in Norfolk

| January 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. – along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco – is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco music. Buckwheat Zydeco is on tour to promote their latest release, LAY YOUR BURDEN DOWN, and will perform in Norfolk at Infinity Hall on February 11, 2010 at 8pm.

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Covered Bridges in CT: Bulls Bridge

Covered Bridges in CT: Bulls Bridge

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Bulls Bridge is one of the few functional covered bridges remaining in Connecticut. Built in 1842, the bridge was one of the few ways to cross the Housatonic River from New York state, and was intended to bring more traffic into the area.

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IAIS continues Native American tradition through annual storytelling

IAIS continues Native American tradition through annual storytelling

| November 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Institute for American Indian Studies will be hosting its “Annual Storytelling Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 1 – 3 PM. The event is for all ages.

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A guide to Fall Festivals in Connecticut

A guide to Fall Festivals in Connecticut

| September 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Autumn means it’s fair season in Connecticut, and nearly every weekend in every corner of the state you’ll find fairs and festivals serving fall treats like cauldron-cooked corn on the cob, cotton candy, cider doughnuts, and pies.

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The Waterfall in New Preston

The Waterfall in New Preston

| June 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

We passed this waterfall in on a recent trip to Hopkins Vineyard in Warren. The falls are located in the rural town village of New Preston, which is just a short drive from the shores of Lake Waramaug.

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Hike Bear Mountain: CT’s Highest Peak

Hike Bear Mountain: CT’s Highest Peak

| September 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

For a great hiking experience, hike to the top of Bear Mountain. With an elevation of 2,316 feet, it’s Connecticut’s highest peak, and offers spectacular views of 3 states.

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