“The Essence of Me” - works by Insun Kim: Runs through Oct. 11. Morrison Gallery, 89 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

KAA Members II show: Rus through Oct. 12. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.

Exhibit and sale of kimono collection: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

“Garden to Table” - works by Joan Morosani and Ellen Hoverkamp: Runs through Nov. 1. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

NEW MILFORD

“Canterbury through the Century”: Runs through Oct. 3. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

“She’s a Changeling” — works by Claudia DeMonte, Julia Randall and Cecilia Mandrile: Opening reception, Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Nov. 7. The Harts Gallery, 20 Bank St. For information, visit www.thehartsgallery.com.

“Spinning and Weaving in the Andes”: Runs through Oct. 18. Library, Main Street.

“New Milford: A Century of Collecting, 1915-2015”: Runs through Oct. 18. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

“The Interaction of Form and Color” — furniture, rugs and prints by Josef and Anni Albers: Runs through Oct. 31. AMEICO, 29 Church St. For more information, call 860-354-8765 or visit www.ameico.

“To Be Everything” - works by Suzanne Heilmann, Dawn Breeze and Sarah Walko: Runs through Nov. 3. The Silo Gallery at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For information, call 860-355-0300.

ROXBURY

“Echoing Silence” — photos by Mio Akashi and ceramics by Ann Mallory: Runs through Oct. 31.Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Artwork by Mary Jane Magoon of Sherman: Exhibit runs through Oct. 16. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

WASHINGTON

“Borrowed Scenery” - works by Terri Tibbatts: Reception, Oct. 3, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Nov. 7. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

“Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Nell Dorr”: Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road.

AREA TOWNS

“A Fall Gathering of Artists”: Oct. 9-11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception with artists, Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. At Litchfield firehouse, 258 West St. (Route 202). Includes works by Judith Taylor of Roxbury and Robin Sherwood-Armour of New Milford.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.

Music/Dance

NEW MILFORD

Music at Merryall Center for the Arts: 8 p.m. Oct. 3: South American music by Tom Do Barasil. Oct. 4: battle of the bands. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25. For information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Special Events

BRIDGEWATER

Cookie bookie sale: Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Arts and fine craft show: Opening reception, Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $20/hotel member. $20/non-member in advance at www.merwinsvillehote.org. Show/sale: Oct. 10-12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $2. Merwinsville Hotel, 1 Brown’s Forge Road.

KENT

Book sale: Runs through October. Library, Main Street.

Dedication of traditional dry laid stone wall: Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3849.

KAA gala plein air paint out and auction: Oct. 10. Artists paint throughout day. Auction, 5 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, visit www.kentart.org.

Kent ArtWalk: Oct. 10, throughout day throughout downtown Kent.

NEW MILFORD

Walk & Run event to benefit cancer center: Oct. 3. 5K, 8:30 a.m. 3K, 10 a.m. Presented by Diebold Family Cancer Center at Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. For more information, visit www.nmhwalkrun.org.

“Bike & a Mic for a Cure” music event for Spaghetti Arms: Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Music, 7 p.m. At Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. Featuring music by Brian Marquis, The Amphibious Man and Captain Ishmael. For more information, visit wwwspaghettiarms.org.

Harvest Festival: Oct. 4, noon-5 p.m. Downtown New Milford. For more information, email nmcc@newmilford-chamber.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival: Oct. 4, noon. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $12. For more information, email filmnewmilford@gmail.com.

Oktoberfest: Oct. 4, 1-8 p.m. Presented by The Alphenhaus Restaurant at the United Bank Building, corner of Main and Bank streets. For more information, call 860-799-5557.

Family program with Matica Arts: Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For families with kids 3 and older. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

“Bicycle Trails and Economic Development”: Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Presented by the Democratic Town Committee at Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. With speakers Tom O’Brien of the New Milford Bike Walk and Patti Smith Jacobus of the Simsbury Free Bike.

Positive discipline parenting workshop: Oct. 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at the Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, call 860-210-2030.

Evening general book discussion group: Oct. 5, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Teen book club meeting: Oct. 5, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to teens in grades 7-12. For information, call 860-355-1191.

Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 6 and 20, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Program about the book “Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Revolution”: Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With author Emery “Ted” Roth II. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Oct. 8: with Linda Williams of LT Organizing, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

“Marketing to Millennials,” a “Lunch and Learn” seminar: Oct. 8, noon-1:15 p.m. Presented by Chamber of Commerce at railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6080 by Oct. 5.

“Grow Your Business” SCORE program: Oct. 8, 8 a.m. “Reputation Management and Social Management.” With SCORE representatives at library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Program about floral arrangements: Oct. 8, 10 a.m. Presented by the Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street. With guest Gary Zinsmeyer. $20. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-1142 or email francesbednar@sbcglobal.net.

“How Does Spinning Work?” program: Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Jody Hyman. Limited to 20. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Fall fair: Oct. 10, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road.

Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust members’ day celebration: Oct. 10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. At the trust’s Smyrski Farm, located across from 238 Merryall Road. Open to public.

“Second Saturday Stars” program — “The Search for Exoplanets”: Oct. 10, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, Route 7 South behind New Milford High School. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Oct. 13 and 27. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Oct. 13 and 27, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

ROXBURY

“Inside, Outside, All Around the Town(s)” series: Oct. 8: “What Shall We Do with Our Walls” with Marianne Curling, 7 p.m. Oct. 15: “Reading Buildings: Fashion, Taste and Changing Times” with Rachel Carley, 7 p.m. Presented by Minor Memorial Library at Hodge Memorial Library, Route 67. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Centering prayer group: Oct. 7, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.

Book club discussion: Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Discussion of “The Martian” by Andy Weir. For information and RSVP, call 860-354-2455.

Bake sale: Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. IGA market, 15 Route 39, Sherman and Stop & Shop, Route 39, New Fairfield. Benefits New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare.

Memorial service for Marlene Sanders: Oct. 10, 12:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center in Sherman, 9 Route 39 South. Includes screening of video about her life. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

WARREN

Warren Fall Festival: Oct. 10-11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Presented by Warren Volunteer Fire Company, Warren Woods, 255 Brick School Road. $5/adult. Free/child under 8. $8/two-day adult pass.

WASHINGTON

“Banned Books Read Out Loud: Celebrate the Freedom to Read” event: Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

Chicken barbecue, live music, car show and more: Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented fire department at River Walk Pavilion, 11 School St. $12/adult meal. $6/child meal.

Free photograph and camera appraisal event: Oct. 4, noon. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7756.

“Our Hidden Landscape: Stone Cultural Features & Ceremonial Landscapes”: Oct. 4, 3 p.m. Presented by Roxbury Land Trust at Washington Montessori School, Route 202. With Dr. Lucianne Lavin of the Institute for American Indian Studies.

Reading of “The Story of the Old Red House”: Oct. 5, 10 a.m. Presented by Gunn Museum staff at senior center, Bryan Plaza.

Program about Medicare health plan options: Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With licensed health insurance professional Margaret Foran Ackley. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Scout Day: Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $20/Scout. $8/adult. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.

Children’s library offerings: Oct. 3: “Our Harvest Time” crafts, 1 p.m. Oct. 10: “Picture Frame Craft and Photo Booth,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.

Book signing with Litchfield County resident Charles Raskob Robinson: Oct. 10, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “The Naval War of 1812-15.”

Reading from “Where We Walk: Poems Rooted in the Soil of New England”: Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With author Sydney Eddison. Book signing to follow.

Insurance and benefits Q&A: Oct. 13, 1-3 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

AREA TOWNS

“Giving from the Heart Gala” to benefit Matthew’s Hearts of Hope: Oct. 3, 6-10 p.m. At St. Anthony’s Lake Club, Danbury. For more information and tickets, email mhatcher@matthewsheartsofhope.org.

Fall festival: Sneak preview, Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. First Congregational Church of Litchfield, Litchfield Green. Rain or shine. $10 admission for sneak preview. Free admission Oct. 10.

“Color Your World” workshop with Anne Adams of New Milford: Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Society of Creative Arts of Newtown Meetinghouse, Newtown. $50/member. $60/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 203-744-7690.

Theater

NEW MILFORD

“Leading Ladies”: Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/adult. $18/student and military personnel with ID. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

“The Rocky Horror Show”: Fridays-Saturdays, Oct. 2-30, 8 p.m., as well as Oct. 18 and 25, 2 p.m. and Oct. 8 and 29, 8 p.m. Oct. 31, midnight. Sherman Players, 5 Route 39 North. $30/adult. $15/student if pay cash and show valid ID card. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3622.

Auditions for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”: Oct. 5-6, 7-9 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. For more information, visit www.shermanplayers.org.