Arts

Bridgewater

ä"A Thousand Words" -- photography by Marc Isolda: Runs through August. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

äTaylor and Moore art exhibit: Runs through Aug. 23. Robin Alexander Ltd., 5 Fulling Lane.

äExhibit of art by Jonathan Perlowsky: Runs through Aug. 23. Morrison Gallery, Kent Village Barns.

New Milford

äWatercolors by Sharon Farber: Runs through Aug. 22. Library, 24 Main St. For information, call 860-355-1191.

ä"Landscapes: Here and Beyond" -- art by Kathy O'Flinn: Runs through Sept. 2. 30 Bridge Street Building.

äPhotographs by Abby Ripley: Runs through Sept. 13. La Piccolina, Main Street.

Roxbury

äArt by Nancy Lasar and Inga-Britta Mills: Runs through Sept. 9. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

äArtwork by Edmund Smith: Runs through Aug. 22. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Hours: Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Warren

äHopkins Vineyard 30th anniversary Hopkins family album exhibit: Runs trough Oct. 31. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. For more information, call 860-868-7954.

Washington

äSculpture by Tony Caretta and Richard Klein: Runs through Aug. 23. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m.

ä"Inner Voices": Runs through Aug. 29. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

ä"Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England: Village Interpreter Program": Runs through August. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, 860-868-0518.

ä"Penguins on Parade" --photos by Hank Meirowitz of New Milford: Through Aug. 31. Marty's Cafe, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Monday-Sunday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

ä"Lillian Bassman: Lingerie Cracks": Runs through Sept. 5. KMR Arts, 2 Titus Road. For more information, call 860-868-7533.

Historical/Museums

Gaylordsville

äMerwinsville Hotel: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Open through September. Brown's Forge Road. Free.

äThe Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-5 p.m. August-September. Gaylord Road.

äBrown's Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m., July-August. Brown's Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel.

Movies

äBank Street Theater: 48 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122. $9.50/adult. $7.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $7.50/matinee before 4:30 p.m. $5/movie on Tuesdays.

Julie and Julia: PG-13. Friday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4, 6:45, 9:15 p.m.

Funny People: R. Friday-Thursday 12:50, 3:40, 6:30, 9:25 p.m.

Hangover: R. Friday-Thursday 3:10, 5:25, 7:40, 9:55 p.m.

Monsters vs. Aliens 3D: Friday-Thursday 11:10 a.m. 1:10 p.m.

äBantam Cinema: Route 209, Bantam. Call 860-567-0006 or 860-567-1600, or visit www.bantamcinema.com.

äAMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 203-796-7777. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

New Milford

äConcerts on the Green: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15: Out to Lunch. Aug. 22: Easton Banjo Company. Bandstand, Village Green. Free.

äConcert: Aug. 23: The Bearcats, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20. For more information, call 860-354-7264.

äMusic at S.J. Barrington's: Open mike night: Wednesdays, 9 p.m.-closing. Karaoke: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.-closing. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road (Route 7 North).

äCountry line dancing: Mondays, 7-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.

Washington

äConcert with Jerry Gerst Band: Aug. 15, 6 p.m. River Park Pavilion, School Street.

äPiano and cello recital: Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road.

äMusic at G.W. Tavern: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at various times. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

äJD Tuckers, live piano music by Hank Milligan: Thursdays 7-10 p.m., Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 38 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-9605.

Area towns

ä"The Not Suitable for Children Concert: The Songs of Joe Iconis":Aug. 22, 8 p.m. Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Route 25, Brookfield. $20. For more information and tickets, visit www.brookfieldtheatre.org.

Special Events

Bridgewater

äBridgewater Country Fair: Aug. 21, 4-11 p.m. Aug. 22, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Bridgewater fairgrounds, Route 133. $8/adult. $5/senior citizen Aug. 22-23. Free/child under 12.

äPromisek garden open: Open last Sunday of each month through August, noon-4 p.m. At Three Rivers Farm, Skyline Ridge Road. $5. For more information, call 860-354-1788 or visit www.promisek.org.

Gaylordsville

äSongwriting and music workshop: Aug. 21-22, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 9 Oratory Way. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

äTag sale: Aug. 14-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Templeton Farm Apartments, Swift Lane.

äBook sale: Fridays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and holiday Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through Columbus Day. Kent Memorial Library, Main Street.

New Milford

äRafting adventure: Aug. 15. Hosted by Christian Singles. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0733.

äFlea market: Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Francis Xaiver Church, Route 109.

äChicken barbecue: Aug. 15, 4-7 p.m. Water Witch firehouse, Grove Street. $10. Eat in or take out.

äCruizin' the Green: Aug. 16, 2-8 p.m. Village Green.

äMerryall Chapel service: Aug. 16, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

äBlacksmithing workshop: Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. For ages 12-15. To register, call 860-354-0047.

äFree youth summer programs: Aug. 17: Trail cleanup, 2-5:30 p.m. Aug. 19: girls' book club, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 20: "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" workshop, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 21: high school girls' hike, 2:30 p.m. Thursdays: breakfast, 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, call the Youth Agency at 860-354-0047.

äNew Milford Public Library events: Aug. 19: Discussion with Kristen Skedgell, author of "Losing the Way," 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25: "Sharpen Your Interviewing Skills," 6 p.m. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

äFarmers' market: Saturdays Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-noon. Village Green.

äStory times: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, 2 p.m. Book Nook, Bank Street.

Roxbury

äSenior center events: Aug. 12: Cooking class, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: Soup's On, noon-1 p.m. Flex Appeal, 10:15 a.m. Balance class, 2 p.m. Wednesdays: Piano lessons, morning. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

Sherman

äBarn Sale: Barbecue and best of the barn auction, Aug. 14, 5:30-8 p.m. $25/non-member. $20/member. $10/child 5-12. Sale, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 6 Sherman Library, Sherman Center.

äMurder on the High C's" murder mystery: Aug. 15, 7 pm. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

äVacation Bible school: Aug. 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114.

äCar and motorcycle show: Aug. 23, 1-6 p.m. Volunteer Park, Route 39. $10/show car. Spectators welcome at 2 p.m.

Washington

äInstitute for American Indian Studies events: Aug. 15: "Root Diggin' Herbalism: Roots and Harvesting," 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through Aug. 30: Village Interpreter Program, noon-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

äHollister House Garden: Open Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. in September and 8-10 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. June-August. Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road. $3. For more information, call 860-868-2200.

Theater

Area towns

ä"Music Man": Through Aug. 23. TriArts' Sharon Playhouse, 49 Amenia Road, Sharon. For more information, call 860-364-SHOW.