Local Events

The Inn at Kent Falls is a luxurious Bed & Breakfast located in a serene setting convenient to all of Litchfield County’s
attractions, including the Housatonic River, Lake Waramaug, the Appalachian Trail, Mohawk Mountain for skiing, plus wonderful
restaurants, antiquing, the arts and most importantly, country walks. No matter the time of year, guests of our Bed & Breakfast not
only enjoy the wonderful common rooms, grounds and pool at the Inn but also our special Ski & Fitness Stays. Kent Falls’ Concierge
will help you organize an itinerary of your choice. For the very best experience in Kent lodging, spend your next visit with us.

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WINTER

Time to gather the family and go skiing. Downhill, Cross Country, Snowboarding, Sledding, Ice Skating, Ice Fishing…go to our To Do page to find out more. And when you return? Cozy up to our fireplace with cups of hot chocolate. Winter is also an excellent time to be pampered.

DECEMBER

Take advantage of the long weekend and the Winter Rates for our suites!
And don’t worry….Mohawk Mountain makes their own snow, no matter what!

DECEMBER 24: Christmas Eve at the Inn at Kent Falls. Join your Innkeepers, family & friends for potluck & drinks.

KENT SINGERS: Choral Works celebrating Christmas. The Kent School, Macedonia Road, Kent, CT 860-354-2156 www.kentsingers.org

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
CEREMONY: Shorter Days Brighter Lights. A pot luck celebration at the Kent Community House at dusk on the first Saturday of December.

JANUARY

NEW YEARS EVE AT THE INN AT KENT FALLS: Start with complimentary hor d’ouvers and then off to dinner & a celebration at one of the area’s award-winning restaurants. End the weekend with a champagne brunch.

PRESIDENTS DAY & MARTIN
LUTHER KING DAY: Take advantage
of the long weekend and the Winter
Rates for our suites.

FEBRUARY

A wonderful time to ski, hike or skate in the area as well as take advantage of our Fitness Stays. And don’t
worry… Mohawk Mountain makes their own snow no matter what!

FEB 14 – VALENTINES DAY: Return to romance in the beauty found in the enchanting setting surrounding The Inn at Kent Falls. A Chance to renew. A place to laugh and love. A place to make memories.

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14TH: Kent
Center School Chocolate Festival.

SPRING

March might go out like a lion but the gentle yellow of Spring daffodils are ready to greet you in our gardens. This is a great time to hunt for that perfect vintage piece or re-stock your own garden by visiting The White Flower Farm.

MARCH

Remember Mohawk Mountain makes
their own snow until end of April!

KENT SINGERS CONCERT:
St. Joseph’s Chapel, The Kent School
www.kentsingers.org

KENT FILM FESTIVAL:
4 Days…40 Films.
www.kentfilmfestival.org

KENT CHILDREN’S CENTER ART AUCTION: Community House

APRIL

LIME ROCK VINTAGE CAR EVENT:
www.limerock.com
jeffkennedy246@earthlink.net

MAY

So much to see & do!

KENT MACHINERY ANNUAL MEETING & SPRING GAS-UP/STEAM-UP
www.ctamachinery.com/SpringPow-
erUP.html

KENT FARMERS MARKET: Kent
Green. Every Saturday 9AM to noon

KENT GARDEN CLUB LAWN & GARDEN SALE: St. Andrews Lawn. 3rd Saturday

KENT DOLL CLUB SHOW: Kent Community House

KENT MEMORIAL LIBRARY OUTDOOR BOOK SALE: Weekends all
summer long

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE: Monday, Memorial Day at 9:00 Main Street.

ANNUAL LAMP SALE AND SHAKER EXHIBITION: Cornwall Bridge Pottery Store. Memorial Day: Route 128 near the covered bridge, West Cornwall, CT. 800-501-6545 .

WHITE FLOWER FARM: Tomatomania
– 167 Litchfield Road, Litchfield, CT
06759. 800-503-9624. White Flower Farm will be the center of the tomato universe, presenting more than 150 varieties—heirlooms, as well as the best of modern hybrid seedlings for this year’s growing season.
whiteflowerfarm.com

HOPKINS VINEYARD ANNUAL BARREL TASTING: 25 Hopkins Rd,
New Preston, CT, 06777. 860-868-7954. Always held rain or shine –
12 – 5 p.m. www.hopkinsvineyard.com

36TH ANNUAL HOUSATONIC DOWNRIVER RACE: CT’s Oldest
Canoe Race | 10 mile whitewater
event for canoes and kayaks, is the
oldest canoe race in Connecticut.
ting2000@aol.com

TRADE SECRETS RARE PLANT AND GARDEN ANTIQUES SALE:
Lion Rock Farm, Rte. 41, Lakeville,
CT 860.364.1080. Garden benefit for
Women’s Support Services will be a 2
day event. www.tradesecretsct.com

SOUP DE TOUR BIKE EVENT: Community Soup Kitchen of Torrington will sponsor three scenic bike/walking routes during the month of May to benefit the Community Soup Kitchen. Help restock their larder by taking a bike ride. Contact: Susan Strano, 860-489.2910 or email: sstrano@optonline.net

KENT ART ASSOCIATION SPRING SHOW: Rte. 7, Kent. 860-927-3989
www.kentart.org

ROLEX GT SERIES CHALLENGE:
Lime Rock Park – 497 Lime Rock Rd, Rte. 112, Lakeville, CT 06039.
For tickets: 800-RACE-LRP or 860-435-5000
www.limerock.com

SUMMER

You can always enjoy the pool at the Inn at Kent Falls. Wind down your day with a relaxing massage and an out door shower. Renew your energy at one of the Yoga classes in town.

JUNE

KENT FARMERS MARKET: Kent
Green: every Saturday 9AM to noon

KENT MEMORIAL LIBRARY OUTDOOR SALE: weekends all summer long

KENT FIREMAN’S BALL : www.kentfire.org

ANNUAL GALLERY ON THE GREEN:
On the Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.
860-567-8059. Arts and crafts festival with 100 juried exhibitors. 9:30 – 4PM. www.jwclitchfieldhills.org

SCCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACES, NEW ENGLAND REGION
Lime Rock Park | 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte. 112, Lakeville, CT. For tickets call 1-800-RACE-LRP www.limerock.com

JULY

KENT FARMERS MARKET: Kent
Green, every Saturday 9AM to noon

KENT MEMORIAL LIBRARY OUTDOOR BOOK SALE: weekends all summer long

ANNUAL LITCHFIELD OPEN HOUSE TOUR: On the Green, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: (860) 567-9423. The oldest continuously running house tour on the East Coast and one of the oldest in the U.S. Open House Tour of selected homes and gardens in Litchfield, a quintessential New England village. www.litchfieldct.com/
cjr/tour.html

LIME ROCK SUMMER SHOWDOWN SPRINTS: New York Region – Lime
Rock Park, 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte.
112, Lakeville, CT. For tickets call
1-800-RACE-LRP www.limerock.com

AUGUST

ANNUAL LITCHFIELD JAZZ FESTIVAL:
August 6 – 8, 2010, 860.361.6285.
The Grounds of Kent School, One
Macedonia Road, Kent, CT 06757.
Festival weekend August 6, 7, 8, 2010.
A month long free concert series will
also take place, “Jazz Around Kent,”
from July 12 – August 7. www.litchfieldjazzfest.com

KENT FARMERS MARKET: Kent
Green, every Saturday 9AM to noon

KENT MEMORIAL LIBRARY OUTDOOR BOOK SALE: weekends all
summer long

KENT SUMMER FESTIVAL: 1st Thursday-Sunday

ST. ANDREW’S TAG SALE

KENT LIONS CLUB LOBSTER SALE

KENT FIREMAN’S FAIR ANNUAL SUMMER BOOK SIGNING: Upper
Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069. 860-364-5041.

The Hotchkiss Library presents its
ANNUAL SUMMER BOOK SIGNING
which is open free to the public. www.
hotchkisslibrary.org

Always on the First Saturday in August
Annual SHARON ON THE GREEN
ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR: Sharon Town
Green, Rte. 41, Sharon, CT 06069. 860-364-1400. Over 120+ selected quality artists & craft people.

FALL

Leaf Peeping time! A most glorious time of year in New England. Ah… the smell of the fireplace, the vibrant colors….Wind down your day with a relaxing massage or stretch yourself at one of the Yoga classes in town.

SEPTEMBER

Annual Harvest Ball for the Kent Land
Trust.

KENT FALL FESTIVAL
Kent Machinery Fall Festival is always
the last full weekend of September.

ANNUAL LITCHFIELD POSTCARD SHOW: Litchfield Community Center,
Rte. 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. 860-
567-8091 or 203-888-0205. (Always
3rd Sun.) 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ROLEX VINTAGE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY BMW: – Lime Rock Park, 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte. 112, Lakeville, CT. For tickets call: 1-800-RACE-LRP. www.limerock.com

OCTOBER

Time for Leaf Peeping! Learn more Harvest Fair: Congregational Church Halloween Celebration: costume party hosted by the merchants of Kent Pumpkin Run: Last Sunday of the month! This is a wonderful 5k run throughout the scenic roads of Kent.

WASHINGTON CT ANTIQUES SHOW: Bryan Memorial Town Hall,
Washington Depot, CT 06794.
860-868-7586.

ANNUAL WARREN FALL FESTIVAL:
Warren Woods, Brook School House
Rd. (Off Rte. 45 & Rte. 341), Warren,
CT 06754. 860-868-7708. (Always Sat./Sun. of Columbus Day Weekend)

CRYSTAL ROCK NARRC CHAMPIONSHIPS, NEW YORK REGION: Lime Rock Park | 497 Lime Rock Rd., Rte. 112, Lakeville, CT. For tickets call 1-800-RACE-LRP www.limerock.com

NOVEMBER

Time to give thanks. The Inn is a warm and friendly place to spend the holidays. Consider the Inn your home away from home where we not only host out-of-town guests for your family reunions, we also can help you plan these Special Stays.

THE EXCITING HVA ANNUAL
AUCTION: Sunday, November 21 is
the date for HVA’s gala auction this
year! Tim Luke of HGTV’s “Cash in the
Attic” will again be auctioneer aided
by his partner Greg Strahm.
Sunday, November 21 at the Bryan
Memorial Town Hall in Washington
Depot beginning at 1 PM with the
Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction.
Live music will be provided by Miles
of Swing. The Live Auction begins at 3
PM and will be emceed by Tim Luke
of HGTV. Christine Baranski is the
Honorary Chair this year with Diane
von Furstenberg, Oscar and Annette
de la Renta, Hamilton South, Robert
Couturier, Graydon Carter, Julianna
Margulies, Dorothy Hamilton, Pam
Baker and Anne Swift joining her on
the committee.
LEARN MORE: www.hvatoday.org