Owned and curated by Arthur Matuszewski, the gallery was recently opened in 2021. It was founded out of an appreciation for Contemporary and Modern Art artists who’ve yet to be discovered.
1062 Bantam Road, Bantam
Open by Appointment
The charming Bantam Cinema brings us the best foreign films along with Hollywood movies. Situated in an old barn, it’s small and cozy, and parking can be a challenge, but we love it and couldn’t live without it!
115 Bantam Lake Rd., Bantam
Tiles are handcrafted in their studio and include over 100 custom colors along with a collection of handmade ceramic tableware.
816 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Dumais Made offers a complete line of handmade ceramics. Their pieces combine simplicity and love for the beautiful imperfections of the process. Lighting, trays, and other fine items.
931 Bantam Rd., Studio 4-6
Guy Wolff offers traditional craftsmanship and focuses on the architectural integrity of the pot and knowledge of the materials being used.
Guy Wolff Pottery
1249 Bantam Rd., Bantam
A country store known for their high end outdoor casual clothing and footwear. The store offers brands such as Carhartt, Woolrich, Pendleton and small goodies.
1101 Bantam Rd, Bantam
Brown Millworks specializes in fine custom cabinetry, furniture, and millwork. They work with architects, builders, and designers to deliver beautiful millwork.
45 Bantam Lake Rd., Bantam
Metal Craft specializes in custom wood and metal architectural products, from doors, detail, and railings to custom hardware. They provide hand-crafted and machine-precision products.
607 Bantam Rd., Bantam
The collaborative studio of Dumais Interior Design and Dumais Made Pottery, provides a full range of services, from interior consultations to furniture design and construction management. Our pottery studio specializes in handmade lighting and accessories that have found their way into homes, offices, and other spaces throughout the country.
931 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Full-service manufacturers of digital wallpaper and textiles who expertly transform their customers’ art and designs into eco-conscious products of unrivaled quality. Made in Bantam.
45 Bantam Lake Rd., Bantam
twenty2 grasscloth has long been an insider resource for an artfully curated assortment of high quality natural wallcoverings. We pride ourselves on providing personal attention and unparalleled customer service for all your interior needs. Our grasscloth wallpapers, made from sustainable and renewable fibers, are hand-crafted by skilled weavers in an entirely eco-friendly process.
Laura Pavlik is the owner of this traditional Aikido Dojo, Litchfield Hills Aikikai. She teaches Aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art based on the principle of non-resistance. Aikido practice involves physical conditioning such as strength, stamina, flexibility, coordination, and resilience. As well, it provides mental conditioning such as self-confidence, concentration, alertness, intuitiveness and concern for others. As a non-violent art, Aikido is great for children. No experience necessary. Nurture your mind, body and spirit. There are also Pilates classes for any level.
Litchfield Hills Aikikai
725 Bantam Rd., Route 202
From bagels, cinnamon rolls, a variety of doughnuts, seasonal muffins, brioche rolls, chocolate and almond croissants—a wide selection of baked goods are offered at Arethusa a Mano Bakery & Café, the stylish small town café. All are made on the premises and pastries are baked several times a day, giving diners a fresh, just-baked experience. For lunch there salads, wraps, and paninis.
They offer a selection of drinks including drip coffee, espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, cold brew, and nitro coffee. Speciality drinks such as matcha lattes and affogato. Enjoy your visit in this upscale cafe.
Arethusa a Mano
833 Bantam Rd., Bantam
As soon as you enter Arethusa Farm Dairy Creamery, the cozy, historic, former Bantam firehouse, you are greeted by an array of comforting aromas from homemade waffle cones, gourmet cheeses, all natural milk, creamy yogurts and rich, freshly made ice cream. Arethusa’s farm-fresh products are made from milk produced by award-winning Holstein and Jersey cows. The creamery also offers seasonal products such as heavy cream, eggnog sold in old fashioned bottles, and a beguiling cranberry dark chocolate chunk ice cream and pumpkin swirl ice cream.
822 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Run by the owners of the highly popular, Northville Market in New Milford, Bantam Market has the same great offerings of top notch gourmet products, home baked goods, organic foods, hot bar of prepared foods, plus a seafood counter, including sushi made fresh daily. They take pride in carrying a wide range of wheat, dairy, and gluten free products. Check their website for weekly specials!
793 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Around the county there are lots of spots where you can find great old fashioned pizza at reasonable prices, but nothing quite like Bantam Pizza & Restaurant. At this local, homey and comfortable restaurant, one taste of their pizza and you’ll be sure to go back for more. Excellent service, polite staff, and a great central location.
768 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Located in historic Litchfield Chef David offers fresh and seasonal Italian cuisine with a European flair, specially chosen wines, served in a charming dining room.
637 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar uses seasonal ingredients to create a menu that is fresh, made from scratch, and full of global inspiration. The menu changes as the seasons do. They strive to use the best of locally sourced produce and seafood.
Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar
810 Bantam Rd., Bantam
New owners Liz and Tony Biancardi and their crew are serving up your favorite BBQ and Mexican dishes. All their BBQ meats are “dry rubbed” with their own spices and seasonings before being cooked in their special wood fired smoker. Grab dinner or let them help plan your next party.
Wood’s Pit BBQ
123 Bantam Lake Rd., Route 209
Mouthwatering cuisine, authentic pasta dishes, homemade breads, salad dressings, sauces, and succulent desserts.
938 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Sportsmen’s of Litchfield is one of the best places around for athletic equipment, gear, apparel, and footwear. Longtime family-run business.
Sportmen’s of Litchfield
725 Bantam Rd., (Route 202) Bantam
This 10-mile bike ride starts off with hills, then becomes easier. Beginning at the entrance to White Memorial on Rte. 202, right onto Bissel Rd., right onto Alain White Rd., right onto East Shore Rd., right onto Rte. 109, right onto Rte. 209, right onto North Shore Rd, right onto Rte. 202.
Specializes in watersports charters on Bantam Lake where clients can get on the water and learn to waterski, wakeboard, wake surf, bodyboard, and tube. They also offer a weekly kids camp that holds similar activities in a more structured environment for kids ages 8 to 14. In addition this year they offered a fall foliage tour on pontoon boats to showcase the beauty of Bantam Lake.