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Bristol Center for Arts and Culture

Location: 95 Riverside Ave. Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411

The Center houses the New England Carousel Museum, one of the largest collections of antique carousel art in the country, and the Museum of Fire History, presenting firefighting equipment and memorabilia dating from the 1800′s and two fine Art Galleries, one permanent gallery of work by Glo Sessions and one with changing exhibitions, party rentals and youth group sleepovers.

The building is special needs accessible.

Open Year round. Summer Hours: April to November on Monday to Saturday from Saturday 10am to 5pm andSunday 12 noon to 5pm. Winter Hours: December to March, Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Sunday 12noon to 5pm . Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.50, Children $2.50.

http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org

Burr Pond

Location: 5 miles north of Torrington on Rte. 8. Phone: Campground Office: (860) 379-0172 (mid-April-Sept. 30). Park Office: (860) 482-1817.

Site of Borden’s first condensed milk factory. Scenic trail encircles 88 acre pond. 40 wooded campsites, concession, water, change house, flush toilets, picnicking, pond fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, x-country skiing, ice skating, mountain biking.

http://www.ct.gov/dep/site/default.asp

Carey Sanford Antiques

Location: 469 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone number: 860-567-4041 Cell: 860-307-5376

A truly fun antique hunting experience, its multi dealer shop includes: Adirondack, Country and Formal Furniture, Estate and Costume Jewelry, Native American Pottery and Jewelry. American Pottery, Glassware, Porcelain, Oils, Watercolors, Lithographs, Prints, Dolls, Toys, Treen and Metalware.

Casa Bacchus Wine Shoppe

Location: 41 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone number 860-567-1117/ 800-586-9453

Come visit our wine shop specializing in satisfying the discriminating palate and educating tomorrow’s connoisseurs. We provide a great selection, excellent prices and a fun atmosphere to learn and appreciate fine wines and spirits.

Free delivery and party planning consultation available.Monday to Saturday 10a-8p.

http://casabacchus.com/

Haight-Brown Vineyard

Location: 29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone 860-567-4045

Winery and visitors center overlooking the historic Town of Litchfield. “Connecticut’s First Established Winery” is open 7 days a week May to October, open weekends off season, call for hours.

Private events or Group Tours by appointment. Wine tastings, specialty gift shop, and our delightful vineyard walk. Call for information about “Taste of the Litchfield Hills” mid-June. “Harvest Festival” Mid-September.

http://www.haightvineyards.com