Thursday, October 31, 2013

Upcoming Events

Veteran of the Month Ceremony-10am-All Wars Memorial, Bantam

LH Farm-Fresh Indoor Market-10am-1pm-Litchfield CC

Arrival of Honey Bees in North America-1pm-White Memorial CC

Turkey Dinner-4:30-6:30pm-United Methodist Church, Litchfield

Switch Factory Band Concert-7-10pm-Litchfield CC

Laughs for Lax-7-11pm-Bantam Firehouse


Dedication-White Memorial's Braille Trail-1pm-White Memorial CC

Art Quilts Reception-3-5pm-Artists' Path Gallery


Medicare Questions-1pm-Morris Senior Center

Cozy Reads for Winter Nights-1:30-2:30pm-OWL

Creating Habitat for NE Cottontail-7pm-Litchfield CC

Litchfield STPC Meeting-7pm-LHS Library

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Bethlehem Garlic Festival

Greetings fellow garlic fans! We would like invite you to join us for our Ninth Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival. It will be held on October 12-13, 2013 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on Route 61 in Bethlehem, Connecticut (just north of town). Visit our garlic cooking demonstrations, stay for a live band performance, and learn how to grow garlic at our informative lectures. Many garlic dips, spreads, cheeses, and oils will be available for purchase from our diverse garlic specialty food vendors - most offering FREE samples to try before you buy! Stop by our produce stands for fresh garlic and a variety of other fall produce. When you're hungry, venture over to our food court.  Homemade roasted garlic sausage with peppers and onions, garlic marinated steak sandwiches, garlic roast pork sandwiches, deep fried garlic, and garlic ice cream are just some of the items you'll find at our food court! Bring the kids for some fun with our rides and games! We hope that you will join us in 2013!
When: October 12 & 13, 2013 - 10AM to 5PM
Where: Bethlehem Fairgrounds in Bethlehem, CT (directions)
Admission: Adults $7 - Seniors $6 - Children (under 12) $1 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Harwinton Fair

Another Great Connecticut Fair, the Harwinton Fair will be held October 5th and 6th at the Harwinton Fairgrounds  150 Locust Rd, Harwinton, CT.

For more Fair Information, please go to

New this year

  • Earlier start for the Oxen Pulls: 11am on Saturday
  • Earlier start for the Horse Pulls: noon on Sunday

Annual Skillet Tossing Contest

  • For Women of 18 years and up - Sign up that morning - Free Event
  • Held Saturday and Sunday; come join the fun!

Annual Oxen Teamster Challenge

  • 1:00pm Saturday afternoon
  • South end of Fairgrounds - near Pulling Ring

All Weekend

  • Antique Tractor Show all weekend

  • Blacksmith Shop

  • Civil War Era Demonstrations & Living History
    • Educational & Informative about the historical Civil War Era life & times

  • Country Store & Early Americana Display
    • Americana demonstrations all Weekend

  • Draft Horse Exhibit & Demonstration
    • Exhibit & demonstration Sat & Sun
    • Talk on draft horse and wagon Sunday in Horse Show Ring at Noon

  • Pig Races - Saturday & Sunday
    • 4 races each day - times to be announced during the fair

  • Pisgah Mountain Primitives
    • Demonstrations of Pioneer Living, Blacksmithing & Cooking

  • Woodchopping competitions
    • Saturday & Sunday

  • Working Shingle Mill

  • Come see exhibits, baking, crafts, photography, contests & competitions

Kids & Family Entertainment

Lower Stage Area:

  • The Magic of Jim Sisti
    • Shows at 1:00pm & 4:00pm, Saturday and Sunday

  • David Verdosci's Sunshine Road Show
    • Saturday 2:30pm
    • Sunday 2:30pm

  • Har-Bur Middle School Band
    • Saturday morning - 10:30am to noon

Bandstand / Gazebo:

  • Redstone Ridge Bluegrass Band
    • Saturday 10am to noon

  • Dave Quick & the Sidekicks
    • Saturday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Throughout the fairground:

  • Lewis S. Mills High School Marching Band
    • Saturday afternoon at approx 2:00pm