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Do you have a Litchfield county event that you’d like to share? Let me know! I’d love to spread the message for you! After all, what could be better than shared information with the rest of your neighbors?

Drop me a line at: NorthwestCTMike@aol.com

I look forward to seeing you here in the great Litchfield Hills of Connecticut!

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Cheers!

It's all about HAPPY!!

With so much to do this summer in Litchfield county, why not try something new and awe inspiring? The Litchfield Jazz camp has just that opportunity for you!! Starting this Sunday July 11th, the Litchfield Jazz camp kicks off and runs though August 6th.  It runs in four one week sessions! This is a sure bet for a new spin on your summer vacation. Located on the campus of Kent School in Kent, CT, this beautiful section of the Litchfield Hills is sure to get you pumped for music!!

The Litchfield Jazz fest also has plenty of other opportunities for you this summer. Be sure to check them out!!!

FREE CONCERTS!!! Litchfield Jazz fest presents ” Kent has that Jazz”  30 free concerts that run from July 12th-August 7th.

The Litchfield Jazz Fest celebrates 15 years!! August 6th-August 8th at the Kent School in Kent,CT

So what are you waiting for?? Get up off that couch or home computer and try something new this summer!! The Litchfield Jazz fest and camp have so much to offer!

For further information, check out their website at: www.litchfieldjazzfest.com/lpa/calendar/upcoming-events

The Litchfield Jazz Fest

Main Street Marketplace

Main Street Marketplace

The downtown marketplace in downtown Torrington was an absolute huge success. It was held on Thursday July 8th, 2010. This was the chambers second event. It is held every Thursday throughout the summer. Tonights theme was all about eating and my oh my that food was out of this world!! Our neighbors make some pretty good food around here.

Linda McMahon was also on the scene celebrating her grand opening of the downtown Torrington campaign office. If you stopped in, you’d be sure to be to find many ipads at your convenience!  This was to help to get volunteers signed up! Mayor Ryan Bingham was also on the scene tonight welcoming the weekender’s and catching up with folks in town.  Further down on Main Street, you’d find the Northwest CT Chamber tent featuring a delightful cookbook with recipes from all of our neighbors here in Litchfield County, including recipes from State Representative Michelle Cook, who, could really cook! The purchase of this book for just $10 went directly to help support the Northwest Connecticut Welcome & Information Center, which involves moving and restoring the old Skee’s Diner.

After spending nearly three hours at the event, networking with folks from the county and tasting the local cuisine, what did I walk out with? Plenty of corn….fresh food from farm to table. The Litchfield County way of life.

Hope to see y’all next time!

Farm to table. Fresh corn from the country!

Main Street Marketplace

Downtown Torrington comes alive tonight as Main Street Marketplace hosts it’s second outdoor European style street fair. Come and enjoy all that downtown has to offer. This is an event the whole family will enjoy. Come meet the hosts of Litchfield Counties own radio station 97.3 WZBG.  Come meet your neighbors! Discover what Torrington is all about. Spend a night out in the country and bring your appetite with you! Tonight is all about outdoor dining!!

Hope to see you there!

A warm welcome from the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. I am excited to bring you this page straight from the heart of Connecticut’s Litchfield County. This page is intended to bring tourists and residents alike much needed information about the area. News you can use and then some in between. Stop back often and stay in touch….with the Litchfield Hills.

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