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Art Exhibits/Openings

Native New England Now

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 9:00 am
Native New England Now;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Native New England Now: Celebrating Six Years of NEFA’s Native Arts Program
The Pequot Museum and the New England Foundation for the Arts present Native New England Now, an exhibit highlighting the work of regional Native artists with additional pieces from the Museum’s collection. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members.

"All Paintings Great and Small"

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Features historic and contemporary works of art 12" in size or smaller. Artists from around New England, with a concentration in Connecticut, participate in this annual show. Both artists well-known to Cooley Gallery enthusiasts are returning including Ralf Feyl, Maurice Sapiro, Michael Theise, Mary Bourke, and Linden Frederick, as well as new artists showing for the first time at the gallery. Admission is free. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com. (860) 434-8807.

Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 10:00 am
Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

Lyman Allyn presents Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan through June 5, 2014. The exhibit looks at how whaling, —its myths and reality, risk and reward, —left its mark on Connecticut and American identity.

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum Presents Kitty Wales: Lionfish;

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT , 06320

Fascinated by the anatomy and movement of living creatures, Kitty Wales creates sculpture and installation art based on her direct observations of animals. She has traveled to the Scottish Hebrides to study wild goats, the Spanish Pyrenees to observe bearded vultures, and the Caribbean to document reef sharks in their underwater habitat. As part of a collaboration between the Lyman Allyn Art Museum and the Mystic Aquarium, Wales visited the Aquarium to observe their collection of marine life, taking photographs and preparing sketches that would later fuel her creations in the studio. Inspired by the textural, feathery forms of the lionfish, Wales then set to work envisioning a site-specific installation intended for the Lyman Allyn. Three larger-than-life lionfish sculptures constructed of welded steel, heavy paper, and recycled pencils will transform the gallery into a “deep-sea” environment for visitors of all ages.

Super Saturday at Studio 33

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 11:00 am
Super Saturday at Studio 33;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 has invited artists to bring a larger collection of their work on select Saturdays through the months of November and December. All of the artists will be here from 11-3 on their Saturday. November 16th meet Steve Downs, local woodcarver, furniture builder, and keepsake box maker. November 30th and December 21st Marguerite and Don Langlais, jewelry designers will be at Studio 33 with their collections of leather bracelets, decoupage earrings, and distinctive jewelry sets. December 7th, Lori McClain will be at Studio 33 with a collection of her nautical paintings, pewter sea creature jewelry, and hand-wrapped seaglass jewelry. December 14th, Nancy Harwood, fair-trade Kazuri bead, hand blown glass, and Murano glass artist will be in with her jewelry.

Holiday Group Exhibition

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 11:00 am
Holiday Group Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Gallery at the Mill House, 5 West Main St., Chester, CT , 06412

Holiday Group Exhibition
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2013
Art Gallery at the Mill House, Chester, CT
Featuring works of art by eleven local artists
Up to $250

Reception and Holiday Night in Chester
Fri, Dec 6, 2013
5 - 8 pm
Meet and greet the artists and tour the town to enjoy the holiday decorations, shop and gallery receptions, town Christmas tree lighting, and caroling.

Artists
Jay Babina, Pam Carlson, Margaret B. Dean, Drew Lantrip, Christina Grace Mastrangelo, Nicholas McNally, Eleanor Pringle, Beverly Schirmeier, David Stumpo, Ann Vaillencourt, Jane M. White

Gallery Hours
Wed - Sun, 11 am - 5 pm

Late Autumn Exhibition

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 12:00 pm
Late Autumn Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, Uconn, AVery Point, 1084 Shennecossett Rd./Branford House, Groton, CT , 06340

opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 1; through Sunday, December 15th.

The November 1st Reception is open to the public and will feature live music with the Bill Morrison & Kent Hewett Jazz Duo

The AvS Gallery is proud to present an exhibition featuring the work of
4 outstanding Artists:
Copie of New Jersey, born in 1962 of Dominican parents in Washington Heights, New York City is a realistic mixed media painter who describes his work this way. "The source for the majority of my concepts, originate by simply walking around in the streets, riding public transportation and observing. I use photography and sketching for reference, then document it on canvas/wood panel, with my own perspective".

Lisa Lim of New York City, a talented young illustrator as well as a writer and cartoonist, grew up listening to magical storytellers like her Chinese grandmother and her Puerto Rican stepmother. She was immersed in many cultures and has tried to capture this unique experience through odd and funny pictures and words. Her fiction and art have appeared in several publications and just finished illustrating a children’s book called “Soma So Strange” written by Carrie Rosten.

Irene Miller of Woodbridge, CT is a mixed media artist. She describes her visually beautiful work as “influenced by Post Minimalism and Neo-Geo and focuses on the geometry of circles, rectangles, squares and stripes as conceptual structure to a series of individual ideas. Layering forms relationships, and mark-making can detail patterns that are experiential in life.”

Brad Guarino, of New London, CT is Painter whose figurative work focuses in on male images and cultural stereotypes of what that means. Through a collage/painting process he “references how boys form their concept of male roles—by piecing together the perceived characteristics of cultural icons and stereotypes with those of influential men in their lives.

Gallery Hours are Wed. – Sun., noon to 4PM

Author Events

Sara Ingram, Sounds of House and Wood

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

Author Events

Essex Books at Gather, 104 Main St, Ivoryton, CT

registration required.

Meet Toto the Tornado Kitten! Book Signing to Benefit TEAM Mobile Feline Unit!;

Author Events

TEAM Office, 1201 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT , 06498

Tait’s Every Animal Matters, home of the TEAM Mobile Feline Unit, will host children’s author Jonathan Hall and his cat, Toto the Tornado Kitten, Sun. Nov. 24, 2-4p at TEAM headquarters, 1201 Boston Post Road, Westbrook. Hall’s books, Toto The Tornado Kitten, and Oh, Toto! Where Did You Go? will be available for purchase at $10 each. Hall will sign the books and Toto will charm his fans. Proceeds to benefit TEAM.

Community

Zumba

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 8:00 am

Community

Calvary Chapel, 236 Montauk Ave., New London, CT

free; (860) 961-8714.

St. Joseph School Vendor/Craft Fair

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 10:00 am

Community

St. Joseph School, 25 Squire Street, New London, CT

St. Joseph School is hosting a Vendor/Craft Fair in the school gym. Get a head start on your holiday shopping!

Avery Farm Walking Tour, Sundays

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

Community

Avery Farm House Gateway, 245 Lambtown Road Extension, ,

2 p.m., meet at the southern gate of Lambtown Road Extension, near the Groton-Ledyard border a few minutes before 2 p.m. and park on the left; free and open to the public; sponsored by Groton Open Space Association; free; (860) 574-5111.

visit: http://gosaonline.org/2014/02/avery-farm-tour-sign-up/

Crafternoon

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

Community

Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT

Community

Mystic Congregational Church Parish Hall, 43 East Main Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

Mystic Congregational Church, the Mystic Area Ecumenical Council will present the third in its series “Cultivating Compassion: Perspectives on Israelis, Palestinians, and Possibilities for Peace.” Two “Young Emissaries” from Israel, here for the academic year and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southeastern CT, will present on teenage life in Israel and engage in dialogue with attendees. Part of a group of 16 visiting young emissaries throughout the area, these young post-high school/pre-military teens, hosted by local families, come to our communities to share Israel’s successes and challenges. Area youth groups are especially encouraged to attend. The Mystic Area Ecumenical Council is a member organization consisting of 20 churches in the Mystic/Groton/Stonington area.

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Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT

7 p.m.

Karaoke at The Moose

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 8:00 pm
Karaoke at The Moose;

Community

New London Moose Lodge Social Quarters, 72 Central Ave ,, new london, , 06320

come on out for dancing and singing every Sunday @ the New London Moose Club...

Fairs/Festivals

21st Annual Holiday Bazaar

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 9:00 am

Fairs/Festivals

Trinity Church on the Green, 950 Chapel St, New Haven, CT

Misc. Events

Guest Speaker Peggy White Wellknown Buffalo

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 9:00 am

Misc. Events

Trinity Episcopal Church, Branford Green, Branford, CT

Forum: 9 a.m.; Services: 8 and 10 a.m.

Chester Holiday Market

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 10:00 am
Chester Holiday Market;

Misc. Events

Chester Center, Main Street, Chester, CT , 06412

Fresh on the heels of its successful summer and fall Sunday Market, the village of Chester will host a Holiday Market on Sundays, Nov. 24 through Dec. 22. Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Sunday, stroll through the village while shopping the market of local growers and producers of artisan baked goods, jams and jellies, farmstead cheese, fall vegetables, fresh fish and meats.
To add to the holiday spirit, Chester shops, restaurants and galleries will be dressed up in their holiday finery and offering special events, such as holiday storytelling, tastings, music, activities for kids and families and more. Free parking is available in parking lots near the center of town.

Dog Days at R.J. Julia

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 12:00 pm

Misc. Events

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Music

Voices on the Thames Autumn Concert

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm
Voices on the Thames Autumn Concert;

Music

Second Congregational Church, 70 Crossroads, Waterford, CT , 06355

Voices on the Thames, the regional Children's Choir, will present it's Autumn Concert on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 2 PM at Second Congregational Church , 70 Crossroads in Waterford. Featured will be a jaunty tune, "The Ballad of New London" by local composer John Metz. Everyone who has a connection to New London will walk away humming this ditty. Other works will include Rutter's , "Angel Carol" accompanied on harp by Allyn Donath. This concert will warm your hearts for the upcoming season.This event is definitely open to the public. Refreshments will follow. For information call 860-501-5551 or email mysticharpist@gmail.com

Voices on the Thames Fall Concert

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm
Voices on the Thames Fall Concert;

Music

Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 70 Crossroads, Waterford, CT , 06385

Voices on the Thames will present it's fall concert on Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 PM. A jaunty ditty by local composer/Professor John Metz will be performed, as well as works by Rutter and other noted composers. Voices on the Thames will be accompanied by John Metz on piano and Allyn Donath on harp. Refreshments will follow.VOT is open to all children grades 2-8. For more information call 860-501-5551/2ccnl.org

Concert: Rave On!

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

Music

Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main St, Branford, CT

Music

The Morgan School, 27 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Free tickets required. Part of the George Flynn Classical Concerts series.

'Zimriyah': A Festival of Jewish Choral Music

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 4:00 pm

Music

Zion Lutheran Church, 183 William Street, Portland, CT

Presented by the Greater Middletown Chorale.

Hot Cat Band

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 4:30 pm

Music

Donahue's Madison Beach Grille, 1320 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT

Collomore Concert - Lionel Loueke Trio

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 5:00 pm
Collomore Concert - Lionel Loueke Trio;

Music

Chester Meeting House, Goose Hill Road, Chester, CT , 06412

West African guitarist Lionel Loueke has been called a “riveting performer” who “makes a powerful first impression” (San Francisco Jazz). He’s also been hailed as a “gentle virtuoso” by the New York Times and a “musical painter” by Herbie Hancock. Following a scholarship to Berklee Music School and a stint at the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz, he has played with many contemporary jazz greats.

Loueke will be performing at the Chester Meeting House in Chester on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m., in the 40th anniversary season of the Collomore Concert Series. All ticket-holders are invited to stay for a reception after the concert to meet Loueke, his bassist Michael Olatuja and his drummer John Davis. Ticket info: (860) 526-5162 or www.collomoreconcerts.org.

-Winter Concert - Tono Dolce

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 7:00 pm

Music

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

Tono Dolce, a local community chorus, is performing in its second season at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Gales Ferry, with a special appearance of the St. Luke's Concert Hand Bell Choir. It is directed by Luke Kalbach, and it is accompanied by Jake Troy. Free admission; donations gratefully accepted.

Music / Karaoke

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 8:00 pm

Music

The Burger Beast Tavern, 350 east Main St, Clinton, CT , 06413

Singing and Dancing at the Burger Beast every Wed, Fri. Sat. And Sunday
Great time great food and drinks

Nature/Outdoors

Groton Sportsmen Fall Field Day

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 9:00 am

Nature/Outdoors

Groton Sportsmen's Club Inc., Al Harvey Road, Stonington, CT

Nov 24 2013 9am-4pm Safe Shooting sports open to all. Events include 5 Stand Sporting, 3 Stand Sporting, Pepper Poppers, Falling Plate, 200 Yard Gong Shoot, 410 Shoot, Simulated Running Deer, Buffalo Rifle Shoot, Lucky Target, Outdoor Pistol Range, Military Rifle and MORE! Food available throughout the day (clam chowder burgers hot dogs) Turkeys to winners of each event. Al Harvey Road Stonington CT

Babcock Ridge Hike

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 11:00 am
Babcock Ridge Hike;

Nature/Outdoors

Babcock Ridge, 113 Babcock Road, North Stonington, CT , 06359

Join Avalonia members for a guided hike of Babcock Ridge, a beautiful woodland in North Stonington and see why Avalonia is so keen to purchase this property for conservation and community recreation. Leashed dogs (and their well-behaved people) are welcome.

Nature Explorer Program: Pre-Thanksgiving Walk

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 1:00 pm

Nature/Outdoors

Van Wie Preserve, , Branford, CT

Meet at the trailhead at 87 Red Hill Rd.

Sports

CT Fusion 14u Seeking Pitcher

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013,

Sports

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CT Fusion 14u is looking for a pitcher for spring/summer travel ball. Team is going to Nationals in Pennsylvania in July. If interested, call Joel (860) 235-0623 or Gary at (401) 741-4806.

Roller Derby Doubleheader & Food Drive

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 5:30 pm
Roller Derby Doubleheader & Food Drive;

Sports

Galaxy Roller Rink, 210 Bridge St, Groton, CT

First the Underskated Knockouts play Hartford Area Roller Derby's Capital City Liabilities, and then it’s the bout we’ve all been waiting for. With the Championship on the line, will the Steam Queens hold on to their Home Team Champion status or will the Burlesque Bruisers take Trophina from themselves? We’ll find out November 24th at Galaxy Roller Rink in Groton.

Shoreline Roller Derby is teaming up with Shoreline Soup Kitchens and Pantries to turn the Battle for Trophina into a food drive. Shoreline Soup Kitchens gets half of the 50/50 raffle proceeds, and if you bring a non-perishable food item to donate, you’ll get in for the presale price of $10 on bout day. You’re welcome to bring as many non-perishable items as you’d like, but we can only give one discount per person.

The doors open at 5 and the action starts at 6. Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 ahead of time from your nearest SLRD member, kids 10 and under get in free with a paid adult. With an after party at Christopher’s Café in Groton and all the derby fun you’ve come to expect, it’s all come down to this. Bring a chair and get ready to cheer at The Battle for Trophina!

Stage/Theater

Snapshots a Musical Scrapbook

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm
Snapshots a Musical Scrapbook;

Stage/Theater

The Norma Terris Theatre, 33 N Main St, chester, CT , 06412

This romantic comedy blends some of the best-loved music from composer Stephen Schwartz’s Broadway shows (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker’s Wife) with some of his lesser known gems. You’ll meet Sue and Dan, a couple who after 20 years of marriage, have drifted apart. Together they discover a box of photographs which leads them to relive the memories of their past selves captured in the snapshots.

Wednesday 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 & 8:00 pm
Sunday 2:00 & 6:30 pm

The Music Man

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 2:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Tabor Community Arts Center, 45 Tabor Dr, Branford, CT

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