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50 Most Influential People of Litchfield County 2011




Litchfield's 50 Most Influential People

The Litchfield area is filled with talent and money and dedicated community spirit. We have among us great artists and shop owners, non-profit organizers, and big-money philanthropists. They use their time, talent, and resources to improve this corner of paradise and to weave a certain charm into the fabric of Litchfield County. For the second year, with the help of a distinguished panel of advisors, we present Litchfield’s Most Influential People.

GEORGE MALKEMUS & ANTHONY YURGAITIS
The creators of Manolo Blahnik shoes have saved hundreds of acres of farmland from development and brought us Arethusa Farm, producing the finest milk and dairy products. Now they have opened a creamery on the site of the old Bantam Firehouse, featuring their ice creams and yogurts.

ROBERTA ANDRULIS METTE
As the director of the Litchfield Community Center, Berta, as she is known, has created a resource for all ages, offering free movies, lectures, language classes, music, and a host of other innovative programs. It reaches out to all of the Northwest Corner and she is its driving force.

MARSHALL MILES & JILL GOODMAN
Together they have brought radio back to Sharon by starting up NPR station WHDD, making it possible for residents to once again have access to the finest programming around. In addition, they have added unique local shows to the mix.

DR. ISADORE TEMKIN
Longtime Torrington resident and family dentist, he owns and runs community radio station WAPJ, a welcome addition to the Northwest Corner’s programming credentials, with a mixture of music and talk. He has been instrumental in the plans to redevelop downtown Torrington and serves on the Coe Memorial Park Advisory Committee.

JOEL VIEHLAND
Nominated as one of the best new restaurants by the James Beard Foundation, Community Table is a farm-supporting restaurant whose menu changes weekly, if not daily. He is a true visionary who, in a small space, presents sumptuous dining in a relaxed atmosphere, featuring a community table that seats 12, plus nine smaller tables.

MICHAEL & NANCY ACKERMAN
The owners of The Pantry in Washington Depot combine eating with shopping. Day-trippers and regulars alike go for gourmet food, takeout, and homemade baked goods, while surveying the housewares store that encircles the dining tables—everything from exotic olive oils to sea salts to beautiful French pottery. Through their catering division, they service some of the most important charity events in town.

RYAN BINGHAM
At age 22 he was elected mayor of Torrington in November 2005—the youngest mayor in the history of Connecticut. Now in his second term, he has worked diligently to revive Torrington’s downtown, get the education system on track, and bring the city back to its glory days.

MERYL STREEP
The most renowned actress of our time, she with artist husband Don Gummer has raised four talented children in the Litchfield Hills and quietly supports local charities. She continues to amaze us on the screen—and with several of her children following in her footsteps, we have much to look forward to.

VITA MUIR
As the brains behind the annual Litchfield Jazz Festival, she has gathered premier musicians and turned this into a must-attend event. Through this venue she has created a four-week camp that offers intensive music education for some 550 students on the campus of the bucolic Kent School.

KENNETH COOPER
As President of the Kent Library board, he has raised the bar for author events, attracting the likes of Henry Kissinger and Colin Powell. He has been instrumental in the library’s fundraising activities and is dedicated to keeping reading and books at the forefront of education.

BILL BURGESS
A founder of Litchfield Hills Food Service, whose mission is to connect sustainable agriculture, local food, and an active, healthy lifestyle, he helped create the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market, a boon to local farmers and a favorite Saturday-mornings destination.

ROXANA ROBINSON
Called “John Cheever’s heir apparent” by the New York Times Book Review, and compared by Time to Henry James and Edith Wharton, she is the chronicler of WASP family life. She writes insightfully about families and internal relationships, believes in the power of words, and is deeply involved with the PEN American Center.

DALE & QUENTIN RYAN
Dale has brought her passion for gardening to the Litchfield Garden Club, where she is active in preserving the Litchfield Green. Quentin serves on the board of New Milford Hospital. Together they have been instrumental in the hospital’s renovation projects, including upgrading its cafeteria and exterior landscapes.

ANNE DRANGINIS

She was the first female assistant state’s attorney for the Connecticut Superior Court and was appointed in 1985 to the Connecticut Superior Court. In 2000, she was elevated to the Appellate Court. Her community-mindedness makes her a valued member of the Litchfield Board of Finance. As a practicing lawyer, she balances high-profile clients with her interest in local charities and children’s causes.

LARRY KRAMER
Playwright and gay-rights activist, he has been at the forefront of the campaign to raise AIDS awareness. His play, The Normal Heart, brought to light the bureaucratic paralysis and apathy of gay men to the AIDS crisis. Now, 25 years after its off-Broadway production, the Tony-nominated play has debuted on Broadway to rave reviews.                                            

ELLEN GRIESEDIECK

She is an artist whose vision for the American Mural Project turned into a happening. In a converted mill building in Winsted, she has paid homage to the history of workers in America. Artists from all over the country participated, and it has raised nearly $2 million.

FR. ROBERT TUCKER
As pastor of Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church in Litchfield, he reaches out to all denominations and offers advice and solace to all. He is considered irreplaceable in his approach to prayer and religion.

DAN DWYER
The owner of Johnnycake Books in Salisbury has created a place to relax, peruse, and purchase current and rare books, upholding the tradition of the independent bookstore, as well as creating an Internet presence.

BROOKE HAYWARD
She was at the forefront of the memoir genre with her book, Haywire, telling the glamorous yet tragic story of her family. She inspired other writers to tell their own stories and now, after some 35 years since publication, the book is back in print, a finely written story of survival.

RICHARD SEARS
As development director of the Housatonic Valley Association, he is dedicated to protecting and preserving the natural wonder of the Housatonic River and its environs. By creating innovative programs, he has made us all aware of the natural beauty that needs to be cared for.

SUSAN KINSOLVING
Hotchkiss’s first official poet-in-residence, and author of three books of poetry, she has a questing spirit that inspires students toward understanding and writing poetry of their own. Her ability to reach out to students and instill the foundations for their growing intellect has made her a champion for literacy in schools.

MICHAEL TRAPP
He has brought sophistication and beauty to our area through his design work and his eclectic shop in West Cornwall. A master at collecting unusual, one of-a-kind pieces that we all want to own, his ability to juxtapose the old and the unexpected in both interior and garden designs makes him much sought after.

BUNNY WILLIAMS
She taught us how to decorate with ease, designing rooms in which dogs are welcome on the furniture and there is always a place to put your feet up and your drink down. A Falls Village resident for over 30 years, she is a mainstay of Trade Secrets and has donated her talents to refurbish the Falls Village Inn.

MATT DERIENZO
As editor-in-chief he has taken new initiatives to revitalize Torrington’s Register Citizen. The paper’s new office is based on an “open newsroom” concept, with a community media lab, a community journalism school, a local news library, and a newsroom café, all of which are free to the public.

MIA FARROW

Actress, human-rights activist, and Bridgewater resident, she will be the 2011 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humanity, for her work to raise awareness of the plight of children in war-torn regions and on behalf of refugees around the globe.

MARK MACOMBER
As president and CEO of Litchfield Bancorp, he has worked tirelessly to make his the go-to-bank for friendly service and efficiency. Deeply involved in community services, he has served on the boards of many organizations and worked with the bank to donate funds that support local causes.

A.R. GURNEY
A member of the Theatre Hall of Fame and of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he captures the essence of the manners and morals of the white Anglo-Saxon Protestant upper class in his plays—with gratifying results. Crisp language and ironic phrasing are the backbone of today’s American theater.

PHILLIPS “PETE” HATHAWAY

A former antiques dealer, he has opened the doors of his renovated Ragamont House to a number of local charities, including Women’s Support Services, Scoville Library, and Salisbury Family Services. He is on the board of the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Middendorf Foundation and is a founding member of “The Dream Team” at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

GREGORY MOSHER
Director and producer of nearly 200 stage productions, his revival of A View From the Bridge was a smash hit. He is now back on Broadway with a revival of That Championship Season. A Roxbury resident, he has frequently directed special events for such organizations as The New Yorker, PEN, and various other social causes.

ELLA CLARK
She is the founder of Chore Service, which both employs and helps people who are elderly, ill, or homebound in the Northwest Corner. As social service agent for the Town of Sharon, she also serves as municipal agent for the elderly and has been involved with the Older Women’s League’s Kitchen, a food pantry serving both New York and Connecticut residents.

RICHARD DERWIN
For over 25 years, he has brought sartorial splendor to Litchfield Hills residents and visitors. Wife Andrea operates the ladies’ store and son Jonathan manages the men’s store. All three are committed to discovering unique, quality brands and presenting them in a sophisticated atmosphere with personal attention and charm.

DICK EBERSOL & SUSAN SAINT JAMES
Dick is among the most influential people in sports and throughout his career he has been recognized as one of television’s most creative programmers. He was the co-creator of “Saturday Night Live” and received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award. No one will forget Susan on “McMillan & Wife” or “Kate & Allie.” Though she has a star on the illustrious Hollywood Walk of Fame, she is at home in Litchfield where she was named to the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. A master gardener, she is on the board of the Special Olympics.

ROSE STYRON
Poet, journalist, and human-rights activist, she has chaired AI USA’s National Advisory Council and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Awards and she is once again on PEN’s Freedom-to-Write Committee—a true passion of hers. She currently serves on the boards of the Academy of American Poets, the Association to Benefit Children, and the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC.

KATHRYN MCCARVER ROOT
This former magazine photo editor and stylist has brought photography to Washington Depot in the form of KMR Arts Gallery. Focusing on both famous and yet-to-be-discovered artists and photographers, the gallery is a haven for locals who want an expert to help them start their art collection.

IAN INGERSOLL
He has been making Shaker reproductions for 30 years in the historic town of West Cornwall, and his furniture evokes a simpler time. Visitors to this area make a beeline for his shop, where beautifully crafted, meticulous pieces often become collectors’ items.

TOMMY SIMPSON
The ultimate renaissance man—painter, poet, sculptor, writer—his work bears the hallmarks of an naïve outsider with his brightly colored abstract paintings and furniture engraved with carvings and poetry. His ultimate goal is to entertain and bring joy to the viewer and his works are in the collections of many prominent museums.

DIXIE TODD
Renowned event planner Anne Perry Todd, known to her friends and clients as “Dixie,” has been creating unique parties for over 25 years. At Party Resources, Dixie and her team combine flawless style and attention to detail to create stunning fêtes for their clients. She is responsible for some of the most memorable events in the Litchfield Hills.

JOHN MOROSANI

He converted the fields of Laurel Ridge into pastures for his cows and brought us grass-fed beef. In spring the fields are a blanket of daffodils for all to enjoy. As such, his passion for conservation and his belief in farming the land create special bonds for the community.

WILLIAM PLUNKETT
He has served in various capacities in both the public and private sector and has contributed his time and talent to many boards including Historic Hudson Valley, White Memorial Conservation Center and Foundation, and the Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement.

EDMUND MORRIS & SYLVIA JUKES MORRIS

Husband and wife biographers, he has given us in-depth views of Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan; she has brought to life Claire Boothe Luce. The quality of their work and their allegiance to Kent and the NW Corner is well known.

BILL C. DAVIS
Playwright and screenwriter, he had a Broadway hit with his very first play, Mass Appeal, a winner of both the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama League Award.

SHEILA NEVINS & SIDNEY KOCH
Sheila as president of HBO documentary and her retired investment-banker husband Sidney purchased and preserved the beloved Bantam Cinema, where first-run movies delight audiences.

ROBERT PETRICONE
He has brought his expertise and rational thinking to Senior Core of Retired Executives, CT Junior Republic, the Oliver Wolcott Library, and the Litchfield Community Service Fund. He received the Distinguished Community Leader Award at the NW CT Chamber of Commerce’s Celebration of Success Awards.

JOYCE BRIGGS
As a teacher, she helped students achieve their potential; as a director of the Litchfield Housing Trust, she helps families achieve the American dream of owning their own home.

ARTHUR DIEDRICK
His expertise in business and his commitment to the community have made him an asset on the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism and the Connecticut Public Broadcasting board of trustees, and as president of White Memorial board of directors.

CHRIS EDDY
This culinary star works his magic at Winvian, the unique resort in Morris. Taking the freshest, highest-quality ingredients, he creates food that is not found anywhere else in these hills.

GREGORY & CATHERINE ONEGLIA
A principal of O&G Industries, Gregory has been involved in most major construction in Connecticut. An avid runner, he racks up many miles for charity. Catherine works diligently for the Community Center and the CT Junior Republic.

CLINTON KELLY
He showed women what not to wear on HGTV. With a new book and a house in Kent, we look forward to everyone dressing better now that he’s around.

JO-ANN IANNOTTI & ROSEMARIE GRECO
Together they are the pillars of Wisdom House, Litchfield’s country retreat and conference center, offering a place for meditation, prayer, and an exchange of ideas with some of the foremost thinkers of our time.

ALEXANDRA CHAMPALIMAUD
Her interior design work takes her around the world, but her heart is in Litchfield where she has created Charym, a mind and body oasis; she was also the designer of the Litchfield Community Center. She and husband Bruce Schnitzer are involved in land conservation.

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Litchfield History Museum
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Warner Theatre
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Oliver Wolcott Library
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Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
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Where:
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Cost: Free

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Gunn Memorial Library
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Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, age 14 under free

Where:
Litchfield History Museum
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Historical Society
Telephone: 860-567-4501
Contact Name: Megan Olver
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KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons” Opens Saturday, May 2, 2015 with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
KMR Arts Gallery
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Taught by:  Peggy Mason, PhD  Facilitated by: Cameron Bove Facilitated by Cameron Bove, Monday Scholars is a weekly program from April 20 to July 6. Monday Scholars...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
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Wisdom House - Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery
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The inspiration for Victor Leger’s painting is the thrill of thoroughly studying how to paint the light cascading across a hay field, or how the ripples of water on a lake change from moment...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
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Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
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Where:
loft gallery @ The Smithy
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New Preston, CT  06777
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2015 marks the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in the United States. To commemorate this landmark event that extended the right to vote to women, the Litchfield...

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, age 14 under free

Where:
Litchfield History Museum
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Historical Society
Telephone: 860-567-4501
Contact Name: Megan Olver
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KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons” Opens Saturday, May 2, 2015 with a...

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KMR Arts Gallery
2 Titus Road
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Cost: Free

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Cost: N/A

Where:
Wisdom House - Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery
229 East Litchfield Rd
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
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Cost: Varies

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Warner Theatre
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Telephone: 860-489-7180
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HITHER, THITHER AND YON: People and Places, Real and Imagined The Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is delighted to announce the opening of a new show of acrylic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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2015 marks the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in the United States. To commemorate this landmark event that extended the right to vote to women, the Litchfield...

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, age 14 under free

Where:
Litchfield History Museum
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Litchfield Historical Society
Telephone: 860-567-4501
Contact Name: Megan Olver
Website »

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KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons” Opens Saturday, May 2, 2015 with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
KMR Arts Gallery
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Website »

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The loft gallery @ The Smithy opening exhibit of ‘Portraits from the Farm’ will feature stunning animal oil portraits by Melody Asbury and outstanding fine art photography of farm...

Cost: Free

Where:
loft gallery @ The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
View map »

More information

Taught by:  Peggy Mason, PhD  Facilitated by: Cameron Bove Facilitated by Cameron Bove, Monday Scholars is a weekly program from April 20 to July 6. Monday Scholars...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
Website »

More information

Emphemera:  Holding a Moment In Your Hand by Jean Linville, Ph.D. An interactive, eco-focused installation in partnership with nature that encourages the observer to rediscover the...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Wisdom House - Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery
229 East Litchfield Rd
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Wisdom House
Telephone: 860-567-03163
Contact Name: Bonnie
Website »

More information

The inspiration for Victor Leger’s painting is the thrill of thoroughly studying how to paint the light cascading across a hay field, or how the ripples of water on a lake change from moment...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
Website »

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Cost: TBD

Where:
Warner Theatre
68 Main Street
Torrington, CT  06098
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Sponsor: Warner Theatre
Telephone: 860-489-7180
Contact Name: Warner Theatre
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Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Union Savings Bank
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
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HITHER, THITHER AND YON: People and Places, Real and Imagined The Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is delighted to announce the opening of a new show of acrylic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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Cost: $20-$55

Where:
Lime Rock Park
60 White Hollow Road
Lakeville, CT  06039
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KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons” Opens Saturday, May 2, 2015 with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
KMR Arts Gallery
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Website »

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The loft gallery @ The Smithy opening exhibit of ‘Portraits from the Farm’ will feature stunning animal oil portraits by Melody Asbury and outstanding fine art photography of farm...

Cost: Free

Where:
loft gallery @ The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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2015 marks the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in the United States. To commemorate this landmark event that extended the right to vote to women, the Litchfield...

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, age 14 under free

Where:
Litchfield History Museum
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Historical Society
Telephone: 860-567-4501
Contact Name: Megan Olver
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Taught by:  Peggy Mason, PhD  Facilitated by: Cameron Bove Facilitated by Cameron Bove, Monday Scholars is a weekly program from April 20 to July 6. Monday Scholars...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
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Emphemera:  Holding a Moment In Your Hand by Jean Linville, Ph.D. An interactive, eco-focused installation in partnership with nature that encourages the observer to rediscover the...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Wisdom House - Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery
229 East Litchfield Rd
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Wisdom House
Telephone: 860-567-03163
Contact Name: Bonnie
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The inspiration for Victor Leger’s painting is the thrill of thoroughly studying how to paint the light cascading across a hay field, or how the ripples of water on a lake change from moment...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
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HITHER, THITHER AND YON: People and Places, Real and Imagined The Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is delighted to announce the opening of a new show of acrylic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
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Traditional Memorial Day Weekend Season Opener Featuring the Trans Am Series & the Sunday Royals Car Show Trans Am cars are big, bad a** and brutal – and really fast...

Cost: $20-$55

Where:
Lime Rock Park
60 White Hollow Road
Lakeville, CT  06039
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Get your garden off to a fantastic, Certified Organic start!    Join Anderson Acres Farm at the Smithy Store  Saturdays May 16th and May 23rd from 10am to 3pm.  ...

Cost: Plants Individually Priced

Where:
The Smithy Store
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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Sponsor: Anderson Acres Farm
Telephone: (860) 799-6453
Contact Name: Emily Curtis-Murphy
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The loft gallery @ The Smithy opening exhibit of ‘Portraits from the Farm’ will feature stunning animal oil portraits by Melody Asbury and outstanding fine art photography of farm...

Cost: Free

Where:
loft gallery @ The Smithy
10 Main Street
New Preston, CT  06777
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2015 marks the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in the United States. To commemorate this landmark event that extended the right to vote to women, the Litchfield...

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, age 14 under free

Where:
Litchfield History Museum
7 South Street
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Historical Society
Telephone: 860-567-4501
Contact Name: Megan Olver
Website »

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KMR Arts: Gallery in Washington Depot, Connecticut, Showcases Established and Emerging Photographers “Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons” Opens Saturday, May 2, 2015 with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
KMR Arts Gallery
2 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06794
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Taught by:  Peggy Mason, PhD  Facilitated by: Cameron Bove Facilitated by Cameron Bove, Monday Scholars is a weekly program from April 20 to July 6. Monday Scholars...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
Website »

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The inspiration for Victor Leger’s painting is the thrill of thoroughly studying how to paint the light cascading across a hay field, or how the ripples of water on a lake change from moment...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oliver Wolcott Library
160 South St.
Litchfield, CT  06759
View map »


Sponsor: Oliver Wolcott Library
Telephone: 860-567-8030
Contact Name: Tricia Messenger
Website »

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HITHER, THITHER AND YON: People and Places, Real and Imagined The Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is delighted to announce the opening of a new show of acrylic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
Washington, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Gunn Memorial Library
Telephone: 860-868-7586
Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Website »

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