Category Archives: Litchfield County

John Everett Scofield’s Award Winning Music Stand

John E. Scofield of Sharon, Connecticut, is a craftsman, an artist, a furniture designer. A relative of the famed American painter and illustrator, Norman Rockwell… he also creates. In his youth, he designed a beautiful wood collapsible music stand. Years later it would win an award and end up on display at the Modern Museum Read more…

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The Gals Behind “Unlocking Litchfield”

  These are the two lovely gals behind the blog called Unlocking Litchfield. Lora Warnick  (on the left) is an accomplished celebrity, events, and portrait photographer. Beverley Canepari, who is from Scotland originally, brings a diverse background in the arts, leisure, and fitness. Beverley is also the at the Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp in Read more…

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Labor Day Weekend At The Goshen Fair

  I’m sorry, but if you haven’t been to the annual Labor Day Weekend Goshen Fair, you have been missing out. This is a wonderful down-home event. This year marks it’s 103rd year, imagine that? This September 5, 6, and 7th you’ll see and hear the Soul Sound Revue, King Kountry, A-Ray of Elvis, Apricot Brandy, Read more…

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The Crowning Of The Laurel Queen In Connecticut

The  2015 Winsted Laurel Festival Mr. Alan Strauss is our Parade Marshal! June 12th and 13th, 2015 June 12th is the Laurel Ball at Crystal Peak! June 13th: Parade and Crowning at East End Park.   Winsted is a an incorporated city in Litchfield County, Connecticut and it is part of the town of Winchester. Winsted Read more…

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The American Mural Project In Connecticut

Imagine a mural 5 stories tall…120-feet long and 8 feet wide in Connecticut. It is called The American Mural Project and the chief artist engineer behind this is Ellen Griesedieck of Sharon, Connecticut. This will be going inside an old mill in the town of Winsted. The hope is that this will be installed in Read more…

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Torrington’s Sarah Barrios

  One of these days we’ll be saying we knew Torrington’s Sarah Barrios when. This pint-sized, singer-songwriter describes her music as pop with an indie-blues twist. In 2014 she was named Best New Act of the year at the New England Music Awards and the accolades keep on coming. Sarah has been singing and writing Read more…

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A Retreat At Black Sheep Yarn Shop In Kent, Connecticut

Get your sticks out and head out to a needle arts retreat in beautiful Kent, Connecticut. I am a big time knitter, can’t crochet, but this sure as heck would be the place to learn that. We’re talking two days of yard immersion here and you’ll be in the midst of 7 teachers, one on Read more…

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The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocates’ “Strike Out Epilepsy 2015″

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is proud to announce its “5th Annual “Strike Out Epilepsy 2015” Sunday, March 8, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM We recommend six people per lane please. Appetizer, Pizza, Supreme Nachos and Soda will be served. You will enjoy hours of bowling and help people with Epilepsy, their family members and Read more…

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World War I Quilts In Washington, Connecticut ~ Sept 7

World War One Quilt Presentation  Quilt historian and lecturer, Sue Reich, will give the presentation, “The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month: WWI Quilts”, on Sunday, September 7 a 1:00 pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington, Connecticut. Sue Reich’s presentation will include a Read more…

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Calling All Artists…The Cornwall Covered Bridge in 150 Years Old!

Artists from the Cornwall Area, as well as Litchfield County and Connecticut, are called to a day of creative energy and celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Cornwall Covered Bridge… On July 26th come set up your easels, tables, chairs or take a seat on the grass and recreate the beauty that is the Read more…

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