Litchfield County: Happening in the Hills

Woodbury

Antiques

Auth Antiques

Auth Antiques in Woodbury has over 40 years of passionate experience with antiques and art. They specialize in 18th century and 19th century formal, country and provincial furniture and accessories. Their purchasing is ongoing so they have an evolving inventory. They design furniture for their clients’ particular needs as well as curate partial or entire collections.

Auth Antiques
480 Main St S, Woodbury
450-202-0934

Farm Fresh Home

Farm Fresh Home offers goods from recycled industrial objects, refurbished furniture, and beautiful plates and glasses, as well as new, environmentally friendly, and local items. Takes a bit of time to really see everything.

107 Main St North
203-263-6400

Farmhouse Antiques

Farmhouse Antiques is much more than a typical antiques store. With an emphasis on the country kitchen, dining room, keeping room, and garden styles, they maintain a discriminating collection of primitive accessories, furniture, collectibles and curiosities. This charming store also offers locally hand poured soy candles, soaps, artisan made gifts, unique lighting, pillows and more. Equipped with an on-site workshop, they can adapt pieces to suit their customers needs.

Farmhouse Antiques
495 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-6400
instagram.com/farmhouse.antiques

G. Sergeant Antiques

G. Sergeant Antiques is known for fine antiques and art that have enhanced many homes throughout the country and abroad. Finding that perfect livable piece is what we are known for. Our guidance will help you to create and enhance your own individual aesthetic.

For an enjoyable experience, visit our shop on Main Street in Woodbury to spark your imagination.

G Sergeant Antiques
289 Main St South, Woodbury
203-266-4177

Maison St. Germain

Maison St. Germain is an unassuming and delightful vintage shop that hosts an explosion of colors, shapes, and textures. You won’t walk away empty-handed once you peruse the space bursting with all things vintage— from painted furniture, art, clothing, kitchen items, jewelry, and home accessories, all at affordable prices. The mother/daughter team who run it are just as dynamic and creative. Not to be missed!

Maison St. Germain
738 Main Street SouthWoodbury
203-364-4696

Mill House Antiques

Mill House Antiques was established in 1964 as a destination for fine antiques. They specialize in 18th- and 19th-century furniture.

Mill House Antiques & Gardens
1068 Main St North
203-263-3446

Monique Shay Antiques

Monique Shay Antiques features six barns full of French Canadian antiques! High quality tables, armoires, cupboards and accessories.

Monique Shay Antiques
920 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-3186

Wayne Mattox

A second-generation antiques dealer and expert in American furniture and folk art with “historic appeal.” The engaging Mr. Mattox likewise directs a lively auction.

Wayne Mattox Antiques
82 Main St North, Woodbury
203-263-2899

Architects

Gary Nurnberger Architect

Gary Nurnberger is a sole practitioner with 39 years of experience in Commercial & Residential Architecture and interior design. He incorporates owner’s goals into a design solution that is efficient, practical, and pleasing for the client.

Gary Nurnberger Architect
71 Washington Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4524

JTJ Architects

JTJ Architects focuses on creating meaningful environments to address the specific needs of their clients. They aim to provide pragmatic and creative design solutions.

JTJ Architects
P.O. Box 1257, Woodbury
203-586-9843

Milton Gregory Grew, AIA

Milton Gregory Grew is a small professional firm that provides architectural design along with construction management, interior design, and related services.

Milton Gregory Grew
241 Main St South, Woodbury
203-217-1074

Peklo Design and Joinery

Peklo Design and Joinery offers architectural design services and fine woodworking joinery. Their objective is to create timeless architecture and furniture.

Peklo Design and Joinery
29 Pomperaug Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4566

Arts

G. Sergeant Antiques

G. Sergeant Antiques is known for fine antiques and art that have enhanced many homes throughout the country and abroad. Finding that perfect livable piece is what we are known for. Our guidance will help you to create and enhance your own individual aesthetic.

For an enjoyable experience, visit our shop on Main Street in Woodbury to spark your imagination.

G Sergeant Antiques
289 Main St South, Woodbury
203-266-4177

The Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation

This new foundation is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to advancing the careers of conservatory-trained operatic vocalists by offering a summer residency in vocal performance in the beautiful Litchfield Hills. Their Litchfield Hills Food, Wine and Opera Gala-A Musical Feast! was a huge success this summer, so we are looking forward to next summer’s repeat performance.

Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation 

Building Supplies

Woodbury Supply Company

Woodbury Supply Company offers a variety of services including custom millwork and construction needs. They are determined to make a difference in the building materials industry.

Woodbury Supply Company
104 S Pomperaug Ave, Woodbury
800-562-9679

Causes

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust has the mission to foster understanding and appreciation of nature, art and the wonders of the natural world through land preservation, stewardship and education. They aim to safeguard a future in which the scenic landscapes, forests, wetlands, agricultural lands, and wildlife habitats are preserved forever, while being a leading center for environmental education for all ages.

Flanders offers regular opportunities for members and friends to share their skills and interests with the organization and community. They rely on its volunteers to carry on its mission of preserving and caring for more than 2,300 acres of protected property in the region.

Flanders Nature Center
5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury
203-263-3711

Design

Gary Nurnberger Architect

Gary Nurnberger is a sole practitioner with 39 years of experience in Commercial & Residential Architecture and interior design. He incorporates owner’s goals into a design solution that is efficient, practical, and pleasing for the client.

Gary Nurnberger Architect
71 Washington Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4524

George Champion Modern Shop

George Champion Modern Shop is filled with exquisite modern furniture. Their only common quality aside from modernity is pristine condition.

George Champion Modern Shop
442 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-8442

John Spector Landscape Design

John Spector Landscape Design is a team full of top-notch masons and paving specialists that will work diligently in order to fabricate the perfect outdoor landscape for clients.

John Spector Landscape Design
203-263-4650

JTJ Architects

JTJ Architects focuses on creating meaningful environments to address the specific needs of their clients. They aim to provide pragmatic and creative design solutions.

JTJ Architects
P.O. Box 1257, Woodbury
203-586-9843

Michelle Sabin Interior Design

Michelle Sabin is known for her colorful and original work. With a keen eye for detail and a sense for longevity, she creates beautiful interiors.

Michelle Sabin Interior Design
40 Bethwood Lane, Woodbury
860-795-4852

Middeleer Land Design LLC

Through years of experience in the field landscape architecture, they know landscape design is as much about responding – to a client’s needs and desires, to the specifics of local ecology, to the architectural and cultural context – as it is about creating something unique and beautiful. They strive to exceed clients’ expectations by delivering distinctive designs on time and within the desired budget. And with our long history of work in southwestern Connecticut and adjoining areas and have developing lasting relationships with skilled, local artisans and contractors.

Design and planning services provided by Middeleer Land Design LLC include the following:

  • Site Planning and Design
  • Garden Design
  • Master Planning
  • Campus Planning
  • Parks and Recreational Facilites
  • Waterfront Design
  • Urban Design and Streetscapes
  • Bike and Pedestrian Trails
  • Public Art Integration
  • Residential Subdivisions
  • Wetland Assessment and Mitigation
  • Land Use and Zoning Analysis
  • Site Selection
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Permitting
  • Visual Analysis
  • Midland

Middeleer Land Design
203-856-3135

Milton Gregory Grew, AIA

Milton Gregory Grew is a small professional firm that provides architectural design along with construction management, interior design, and related services.

Milton Gregory Grew
241 Main St South, Woodbury
203-217-1074

P. Nicholas Interiors

Peter works with clients to decorate living spaces that are luxurious, functional and comfortable.  His aesthetic is influenced by his extensive global travel experiences, and also incorporates the interplay of indoor/outdoor and gardening lifestyle when the project permits.

P. Nicholas Interiors
646-708-4330

Peklo Design and Joinery

Peklo Design and Joinery offers architectural design services and fine woodworking joinery. Their objective is to create timeless architecture and furniture.

Peklo Design and Joinery
29 Pomperaug Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4566

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury is a sole proprietor of antique and new rugs sales, including a reconstruction business in the heart of the Connecticut antique trail.

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury 
1153 Main St South, Woodbury
203-266-5666

Piccirillo Tile and Marble

Piccirillo Tile and Marble offers sales and custom installations including: American and imported tile, granite, travertine, limestone, marble, porcelain, mosaics, glass, large format and much more.

Piccirillo Tile and Marble
59 Hazel Plain Rd, Woodbury
203-263-0603

Put It Together

Put it Together uses time tested principles, tricks of the trade, creative concepts, and feng shui to meet clients needs.

Put it Together 
714 Main St South #42, Woodbury
203-263-7836

Scott Swimming Pools

Scott Swimming Pools offers innovative pool design, skillful engineering and workmanship that celebrates an almost century-old tradition of quality.

Scott Swimming Pools
75 Washington Rd, Woodbury
203-263-2108

Woodbury Supply Company

Woodbury Supply Company offers a variety of services including custom millwork and construction needs. They are determined to make a difference in the building materials industry.

Woodbury Supply Company
104 S Pomperaug Ave, Woodbury
800-562-9679

Designers

Michelle Sabin Interior Design

Michelle Sabin is known for her colorful and original work. With a keen eye for detail and a sense for longevity, she creates beautiful interiors.

Michelle Sabin Interior Design
40 Bethwood Lane, Woodbury
860-795-4852

P. Nicholas Interiors

Peter works with clients to decorate living spaces that are luxurious, functional and comfortable.  His aesthetic is influenced by his extensive global travel experiences, and also incorporates the interplay of indoor/outdoor and gardening lifestyle when the project permits.

P. Nicholas Interiors
646-708-4330

Put It Together

Put it Together uses time tested principles, tricks of the trade, creative concepts, and feng shui to meet clients needs.

Put it Together 
714 Main St South #42, Woodbury
203-263-7836

Farms

Hogpen Hill Farms

Hogpen Hill Farms is a 243-acre tree farm and landscape sculpture park in Woodbury with over 100 Edward Tufte artworks. Drive-ins are welcome when the art park is open and admission fee is $80 per car.

Hogpen Hill Farms
100 Weekeepeemee Rd

Floor Coverings

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury is a sole proprietor of antique and new rugs sales, including a reconstruction business in the heart of the Connecticut antique trail.

Persian Rug Gallery of Woodbury 
1153 Main St South, Woodbury
203-266-5666

Food

Dottie’s Diner

Dottie’s Diner, a vintage-inspired diner, is one of the best breakfast spots in the northwest corner. Enjoy perfect poached eggs, sausage, crispy potatoes, and a hot cup of coffee. Known for their delicious donuts, you can buy a dozen to take home. The place is always packed, but waiting times aren’t long. The staff is always cheerful and quick to respond to any request. It’s a great place to meet up with friends for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Open at 7am to 3pm everyday.

Dotties Diner
740 Main St South
203-263-2516

El Camión

El Camión serves award winning tacos and burritos, using locally grown produce. People line up for their fresh, healthy foods with bold flavors. Credit cards accepted.

El Camion
308 Sherman Hill Rd, Woodbury
917-608-8484

Flanders Nature Center Maple Sugar House

Each year Flanders Nature Center taps and collects sap in February and March from dozens of trees at the nature center and around town. They have a lovely sugar house, Flanders nature Center Maple Sugar House, which is open for tours.

Flanders Nature Center 
5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury
203-263-3711

Good News Café

Carole Peck’s focus on fresh, local ingredients coupled with exquisite meal presentation and impeccable wait staff, has made Good News Café a mecca for those who know what truly good food is all about. Examples of what you might find at this first rate restaurant include scrumptious seasonal (and vegetarian) dishes (wonderful soups and salads), unusual and intriguing dishes such as mixed game grille, consisting of quail, venison and wild boar. The interior is comfortable and elegant. The walls are decorated with an ever changing art exhibit. A must if you are in the area. Reservations.

Good News Cafe
694 Main St South
203-266-4663

John’s Café

A bistro-style dining experience featuring New American dishes with an Italian flair. They work closely with local farmers. There is a private room for gatherings, a covered patio for outdoor dining, a full bar, and take-out is available, as well as catering and a food truck for off premise events.

John’s Cafe
693 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-0188

Labonne’s Market

With the feel of a larger supermarket, yet with the intimacy of a grocery store, Labonne’s Market manages to straddle the two by providing a well-organized shop where you can buy a range of foods. Their meat and fish department is extensive, with a large selection of prepared foods at their deli. They have a wide variety of made to order gift baskets starting at $25 and they can provide local delivery. They also sell fresh sushi made daily on the premises. Fairly nice bakery section.

Labonne’s Market
238 Main St South
203-263-1940

Marketplace Kitchen and Bar

Modern American restaurant. They celebrate and encourage local, organic and sustainably harvested food and spirits.

Marketplace Kitchen and Bar
641 Main St South, Woodbury
203-586-1215

New Morning Natural & Organic

We’ve all been waiting for New Morning Natural & Organic to move to their new, expanded location and it’s finally happened. You can pretty much find anything you are looking for if you are in the market for organic and natural foods, supplements, gifts, all natural skin care products, prepared foods, bulk grains, seeds and nuts, fresh produce, eco-friendly products, meats, and baked goods. Check their website for daily specials of ready-to-eat natural and organic foods served at The Provender, their prepared foods counter. They offer a range of classes and lectures as part of their mission to educate people on achieving a sustainable, healthy lifestyle (again, check their website as some of these classes require a fee and registration).

New Morning Market 
129 Main St North
203-263-4868

Ovens of France

If you appreciate tasty, fresh breads, pastries, pies, tarts, then you have reached the heavenly Ovens of France. They also make daily soups and great coffee. Most people tend to pick up the goodies and bring them home, but if you want to relax and indulge, you can sit at a table outside and savor a cup of fresh brewed coffee (their cappuccino is the best!) and a freshly made croissant.

Ovens of France
660 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-2540

The Olive Tree Restaurant

The Olive Tree Restaurant serves delicious homemade cuisine. Full service dining room surrounded by windows and overlooks the outdoor patio. The perfect spot for a cozy meal or to celebrate any occasion.

The Olive Tree Restaurant
1204 Main St South, Woodbury 
203-263-4555

Woodbury Farmers’ Market

The Woodbury Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday from 3 – 6 pm, from July 7 to September.

Woodbury Farmers’ Market
717 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-2175

Woodbury Sugarshed

The Woodbury Sugarshed is open to the public. Saturdays and Sundays from the end of February through the end of March for maple syrup demonstration hours, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open daily year round.

Woodbury Sugarshed
41 Washington Rd
203-263-4550
info@thefarmwoodbury.com

Furniture

Peklo Design and Joinery

Peklo Design and Joinery offers architectural design services and fine woodworking joinery. Their objective is to create timeless architecture and furniture.

Peklo Design and Joinery
29 Pomperaug Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4566

Furniture

Peklo Design and Joinery

Peklo Design and Joinery offers architectural design services and fine woodworking joinery. Their objective is to create timeless architecture and furniture.

Peklo Design and Joinery
29 Pomperaug Rd, Woodbury
203-263-4566

Gardens

Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden

Set in historic Woodbury’s village center, the Glebe House Museum offers the visitor a glimpse of Revolutionary War era Connecticut. The simple but elegant 18th century farmhouse is furnished as the home of the Reverend John Marshall, who lived in here during the American war for Independence. In 1926, famed English horticultural designer and writer, Gertrude Jekyll was commissioned to plan an “old fashioned” garden to enhance the newly created museum.  The Glebe House garden includes 600 feet of classic English style mixed border and foundation plantings, a planted stone terrace, and an intimate rose allée.

Glebe House Museum 
49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury

Goods

Auth Antiques

Auth Antiques in Woodbury has over 40 years of passionate experience with antiques and art. They specialize in 18th century and 19th century formal, country and provincial furniture and accessories. Their purchasing is ongoing so they have an evolving inventory. They design furniture for their clients’ particular needs as well as curate partial or entire collections.

Auth Antiques
480 Main St S, Woodbury
450-202-0934

Farm Fresh Home

Farm Fresh Home offers goods from recycled industrial objects, refurbished furniture, and beautiful plates and glasses, as well as new, environmentally friendly, and local items. Takes a bit of time to really see everything.

107 Main St North
203-263-6400

Green Acres Agway

Established in 1984 and has been responsible for providing outstanding home and garden supplies, Amish made birdhouses, feeders, sheds and the highest quality of Agway Feeds ever since. They also offer delivery.

Green Acres Agway
524 Main St S
203-263-3204

Maison St. Germain

Maison St. Germain is an unassuming and delightful vintage shop that hosts an explosion of colors, shapes, and textures. You won’t walk away empty-handed once you peruse the space bursting with all things vintage— from painted furniture, art, clothing, kitchen items, jewelry, and home accessories, all at affordable prices. The mother/daughter team who run it are just as dynamic and creative. Not to be missed!

Maison St. Germain
738 Main Street SouthWoodbury
203-364-4696

Home Accents

George Champion Modern Shop

George Champion Modern Shop is filled with exquisite modern furniture. Their only common quality aside from modernity is pristine condition.

George Champion Modern Shop
442 Main St South, Woodbury
203-263-8442

Landmarks

Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden

Set in historic Woodbury’s village center, the Glebe House Museum offers the visitor a glimpse of Revolutionary War era Connecticut. The simple but elegant 18th century farmhouse is furnished as the home of the Reverend John Marshall, who lived in here during the American war for Independence. In 1926, famed English horticultural designer and writer, Gertrude Jekyll was commissioned to plan an “old fashioned” garden to enhance the newly created museum.  The Glebe House garden includes 600 feet of classic English style mixed border and foundation plantings, a planted stone terrace, and an intimate rose allée.

Glebe House Museum 
49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury

Hogpen Hill Farms

Hogpen Hill Farms is a 243-acre tree farm and landscape sculpture park in Woodbury with over 100 Edward Tufte artworks. Drive-ins are welcome when the art park is open and admission fee is $80 per car.

Hogpen Hill Farms
100 Weekeepeemee Rd

Jabez Bacon House

The Jabez Bacon House is an architecturally significant three-story Georgian house built circa 1760 for the man reputed to be Connecticut’s first millionaire. Acknowledged as one of the finest 18th century houses in Connecticut, the Jabez Bacon house combines an extraordinary level of fine workmanship with well-preserved and uniquely beautiful features in superb original condition. Jabez Bacon was a self-made merchant who bought the property in Woodbury in 1758 at the age of 28.  He was a partner in the Derby Fishing Company, which owned ships and traded along the eastern seaboard.  Bacon had a store, now a private home next door, and was said to have sold supplies to the yankee peddlers for all of western Connecticut and into New York and Massachusetts.

Jabez Bacon House
30 Hollow Rd, Woodbury

Landscape

John Spector Landscape Design

John Spector Landscape Design is a team full of top-notch masons and paving specialists that will work diligently in order to fabricate the perfect outdoor landscape for clients.

John Spector Landscape Design
203-263-4650

Outdoors

Flanders Nature Center Maple Sugar House

Each year Flanders Nature Center taps and collects sap in February and March from dozens of trees at the nature center and around town. They have a lovely sugar house, Flanders nature Center Maple Sugar House, which is open for tours.

Flanders Nature Center 
5 Church Hill Rd, Woodbury
203-263-3711

Hogpen Hill Farms

Hogpen Hill Farms is a 243-acre tree farm and landscape sculpture park in Woodbury with over 100 Edward Tufte artworks. Drive-ins are welcome when the art park is open and admission fee is $80 per car.

Hogpen Hill Farms
100 Weekeepeemee Rd

Woodbury Sugarshed

The Woodbury Sugarshed is open to the public. Saturdays and Sundays from the end of February through the end of March for maple syrup demonstration hours, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open daily year round.

Woodbury Sugarshed
41 Washington Rd
203-263-4550
info@thefarmwoodbury.com

Pools

Scott Swimming Pools

Scott Swimming Pools offers innovative pool design, skillful engineering and workmanship that celebrates an almost century-old tradition of quality.

Scott Swimming Pools
75 Washington Rd, Woodbury
203-263-2108

Pursuits

The Golden Button

The Golden Button Arts & Craft Studio is for people of all ages. From painting nights for adults (with cocktails and snacks) to children’s birthday parties, machine sewing classes, crochet, hand sewing, woodland arts, needle felting, and even family art nights, there’s something for everyone. The founder, Kate Gorham, is a painter and crafter, herself, working in many different mediums from paint to fibers. Kate always welcomes you with a smile, is very creative, and really fantastic with kids and adults. As a teaching artist, she passes on her passion and experience to her students inspiring them to create and enjoy the process. See our article on the studio here.

Golden Button
122 South Pomeraug Ave, Woodbury
203-910-9948
info@goldenbuttonshop.com

Speciality

Piccirillo Tile and Marble

Piccirillo Tile and Marble offers sales and custom installations including: American and imported tile, granite, travertine, limestone, marble, porcelain, mosaics, glass, large format and much more.

Piccirillo Tile and Marble
59 Hazel Plain Rd, Woodbury
203-263-0603

Wellness

SpringRoot Acupuncture and Wellness

SpringRoot Acupuncture and Wellness offers private acupuncture, community acupuncture, facial rejuvenation, ear acupuncture, and asian bodywork.

SpringRoot Acupuncture and Wellness
40 Main St. N
203-266-9088

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