A Summer Evening at Montfort House


83 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-485-0279 .

his delightful evening will feature local wines and fine hors d'oeuvres from local products. Delectable mini desserts will also be served. This event will be held with live music from 6pm until 9pm with food being served throughout the evening. Guests may arrive anytime between 6pm and 8pm. The price for this fundraiser is $50 per person; reservations should be made and payment received by August 13th . For details or to purchase tickets, call 860-485-0279 or e-mail: gbuchas@snet.net. to benefit the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield,

Center for Contemporary Printmaking PRESTO INTAGLIO INTENSIVE

08/20/2016 to 08/21/2016

299 West Ave, Norwalk, CT

With Shelley Thorstensen, Saturday and Sunday, 10am−4pm, 2-day weekend workshop, limited to 8 $275 members, $300 non-members, All Levels. Open up the possibilities to enhance your intaglio work through the many forms of color intaglio techniques. Thorstensen will demonstrate using stencils and a la poupé. Using your current work and plates as a catalyst, Shelley will work individually with you to discover your work and how to successfully explore and expand your vision.

Monroe Totally Tubular


31 Great Ring Road, Monroe, CT Phone: 203-261-1383.

3 pm - 6 pm. 80's themed cook out  At the Elliot Beardsley House. Bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share.
80s theme food and dress encouraged but not required. RSVP by August 13th. Rain date: Sunday August 21st

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Animation Station


303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

12:30 pm - 2 pm. Children will learn the basics of stop animation. They will make their own setting and background. They will use the iPad to make a short video (about 15 sec), including sound. Adults can work on a project with the children - OR - they can drop-off children ages 5 and up, and play onsite with their younger children. Adults MUST remain on-site and inside the museum. $3.00 program fee required.

Westport Historical Society 7th Annual Kayak to Cockenoe


Longshore Park, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm Saturday, August 20, 10 am – 12:30 pm $20 tax deductible donation per boat, Members: $15 donation per boat , Rain date: August 21 Meet at: Longshore Sailing School, Longshore Park, Westport Please note : the $20 donation is for the guided tour only. Kayak rentals are available for a separate fee, paid directly to Longshore Sailing School. For single or double kayak rental prices, please call Longshore Sailing School at 203-226-4646 or visit their website at www.longshoresailingschool.com

Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Sundials


303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

11 am - 12 pm. Children will create their very own sundial!

Bruce Museum Family Gallery Tour


1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm. Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator, provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum's current exhibitons. Free with admission; no registration required.

RCA Music Festival


177 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT

Sundays @ 5:30 pm. Performance By: Cabinet & Jon Stickley Trio.  All shows are on Sunday unless otherwise indicated. In the event of rain, an alternate location will be announced. Pinkney Park.

Bartlett Arboretum Summer Concerts


151 Brookdale Rd., Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971.

10 - 11 am - Long Ridge Music School (Classical) and  5 - 7 pm. Pinhead Angels (Rock/Jazz/Cletic/ R&B). Non Members $10, Members $5, Children Free.

Stamford Musuem & Nature Center Program: A Day in a Farmer's Life


39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-1646.

A Day in a Farmer's Life Mondays through August 22 | 11 - 11:30 am. Come by and discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Each week, farm staff will pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how we care for our animals and the environment. We will be conducting hands-on programs for all ages. Programs will include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program will last approximately 30 minutes. Meet at the Chicken Coop, (weather permitting).