Blog :: 10-2010

Kent Rates Best Town for Leaf-Peeping by Yankee Magazine

Congratulations Kent! We are very proud to live right next door to the official Best Fall Foliage winner in Yankee Magazine's September-October Issue. Yankee Magazine picked Kent for the top honor out of 25 New England towns known for great fall color display. The towns were judged in categories such as fall color, scenery, vistas, water, drives, hikes, culture, farmers markets, orchards, parks, covered bridges,, shopping, food and lodging, and more.

Of course, we already knew this... but now so will the rest of the world!

Click Here to see Associated Press coverage.

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Great new local restaurants!

We are thrilled to have these exciting new restaurants in our area. Try the Bank Street Tavern in New Milford for great American Tavern Food and easy access to the New Milford Movie Theater.

Bank Street Tavern

31 Bank Street

New Milford, CT 06776

860.799.7991

http://www.bankstreettavern.com/

My new favorite in Washington is Norimaki for traditional Japanese and sushi.

Norimaki

4 Green Hill Rd

Washington, CT 06793

860-868-0555

Don't Miss the WMS Harvest Festival on Sat, Oct 16th 10-4pm

Harvest Festival & Used Book Sale

The Washington Montessori School Parent Association is holding the first annual Harvest Festival & Used Book Sale this Saturday, October 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come to Washington Montessori school grounds for fun and entertainment for the entire family. In addition to games, food and fun available outside, there will be a Used Book Sale in the gymnasium.

Activities include pony rides, paint your own pottery, a tumbling program, sponge toss, ring toss, etc. Crafters will be selling their wares. The WMS Earth Team will be selling a variety of eco-friendly goods. Food will be sold including hamburgs, hot dogs, chili, cider, cider donuts, apples, maple syrup, popcorn and baked goods. There will be a Fire Truck in recognition of national fire prevention month.

For more information and directions, visit: http://www.washingtonmontessori.org