A total of 62 events have been found.
Fiddleheads Food Coop - Cafe, 13 Broad St, New London, CT
JOHN SARGENT – paintings & monoprints with themes based upon nature and often created with tools repurposed from nature
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT
Studio33 presents “Life’s a Beach”, a collection of paintings by local artists Gigi Mezzo Genovese and Andrea Wiley. Both women focus their paintings on shoreline centric scenes; with Andrea highlighting the beauties of the marshes, beach & lighthouses, while Gigi focuses on making the everyday beach scenes playful, something you might otherwise overlook. The medium each women works in panders particularly well to their individual styles, with bright saturated acrylics in Gigi’s cheerful scenes and soft, thick oil paints capturing Andrea’s peaceful viewpoint. The show is not one to miss, running from July 2nd through the 30th.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT
This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the
Studio M, llc, 29 Cottrell Street, Mystic, CT
This month we will have our artist opening on Thursday July 3rd. Normally we participate in the First Friday strolls in Mystic but since Friday is the holiday, we will be closed. We've moved the opening so more of you can attend! Please stop in to see Jennifer's beautiful landscape paintings. Studio M, llc welcomes aqward winning Plein Air Oil Painter Jennifer Holmes to the Gallery. The show runs July 1st through the 30th during shop hours. Studio M is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. www.studiomframing.com
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London,
on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world. 860.443.2545 x129 or email@example.com
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
New sculptures and drawings highlighting the mechanics of two-dimensional art and the secret life of frames by Essex native Jasper Goodrich. Opening reception on Thursday, June 12th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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.
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT
ALL NATURAL, an exhibition showcasing the work of artists and fine artisans who incorporate natural materials in their work opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (June 27 - August 10). The exhibit includes macro photography of the natural world and fine art and crafts using materials such as sea and river glass, encaustic, wood, feathers, spider web, egg tempera and casein. During the six-week show, the Gallery offers free events to the public including a Family Day, Sunday, July 20, (1-5pm) with Art and Nature Workshops, Storytelling, Music and a Scavenger Hunt. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT
Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London,
Reception 7-10 p.m. July 5Erotic art from Terry "Davo" Davis, Jacqueline Phillips, Wayne Hitchcock and Kathy LaVallee. Through Aug. 2. Hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri. and Sat., and noon-3 p.m. Sun.; (860) 443-8001, hygienic.org.
Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT
The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 103rd Annual Juried Show consists of juried artworks from Connecticut artists of all mediums, including photography, sculpture, graphic arts, and painting. CAFA is a non-profit arts organization established in 1910 by a group of renowned Connecticut artists. Their mission is to promote the art of area members. Opening reception Thursday June 26, 6-8pm.
City Gallery, 994 State St., New Haven, CT
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.
Bee and Thistle Inn, 100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT
Tickets: $45 (includes luncheon and dessert).
Burgundy Books, 1285 Boston Post Rd., Westbrook, CT
Shoreline Community Center, 39 Hartford Ave., Old Lyme, CT
7 a.m., sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-2871.
USCG AUXILIARY TRAING CENTER, 1 HELWIG STREET, MILFORD, CT
USCG Auxiliary 24-3 is offering About Boating Safety course on Saturday, July 12th.For advanced registration prior to the class date, go to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/. The USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center is located at 1 Helwig Street, Milford, CT, which is located one block north of Milford Boat Works. Walk-ins are welcome on day of the Class.The About Boating Safety course (ABS) will be held on Saturday July 12h, starting at 8 AM. Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. It will also cover safe personal watercraft operation. Successful completion of this 8 hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for both boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC).
City of Groton Municipal Building, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT
Displays of city-related memorabilia from the private collection of Town Historian Jim Streeter. More info at cityofgroton.com. Runs June 12th-August 14th.
United Church of Stonington, 67 Main St., Stonington Borough, CT
9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine; (860) 535-2452.
Colchester Federated Church, 60 Main St., Colchester, CT
9 a.m.-2 p.m., help Boy Scout Troop 72 raise funds to defray the cost of the upcoming high adventure canoe trip to Maine.
Stonington Town Dock, 11 Northwest St., Stonington, CT
Farmers Market featuring Connecticut grown foods, hand made crafts and music. Seasonal and greenhouse veggies and fruits, salad greens, apples, onions, squash, kale, spinach, carrots, mushrooms, etc, eggs, fresh baked breads and baked goods, flowers, cheese, pasture raised beef, poultry, lamb and pork, syrup, honey, jams, jellies, prepared foods, soup, pot pies, sandwiches and more.
Whip It CrossFit, 387 Soundview Rd., Guilford, CT
All proceeds benefit Katie Terwilliger, 20, who was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
American Legion Hall, 43 Bradley Road, Madison,
Scranton Library Friends announce the 16th annual USED BOOK SALE will be held at a new air-conditioned location this year - AMERICAN LEGION HALL, corner Bradley & Academy in Madison. Thousands of books - all at bargain prices! New this year - 'Sneak Peak Sale' with $20 admission on Thursday July 10 (3p-6p) Free admission on Friday July 11th 9a-6p, Saturday July12th 9a-5p, and Sunday July 13th 9a - 3p. All proceeds support the mission and programs of the Scranton Memorial Library in Madison. Cash or check only. Handicapped accessible. Questions or want to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Napatree, , Westerly, CT
9 a.m., lead by Laura Craver-Rogers; meet at the entrance to Napatree by the Misquamicut Beach Club.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich, 331 Main St., Norwich, CT
9 a.m.-5 p.m.July 12Aug. 9Sept. 6(860) 889-8346 ext. 270.
Tanger Outlets, 314 Flat Rock Pl., Westbrook, CT
The Guest House Retreat Center, 318 West Main St., Chester, CT
10 a.m.-5 p.m., holistic therapy and life coaching techniques with Caroline Temple and Lisa Jacoby; $175 includes copy of their book "What I Know to Be True, Six Simple Words to Set You Free"; call to register (203) 981-7091.
The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT
The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites adults to take part in Groundbreaking Reads, our Adult Online Summer Reading Program. Earn a raffle ticket for each book review you submit. Log on to the library’s home page, http://billmemorial.org. Click on “Summer Reading”, then choose the “Literary Elements” tab for adults. Create an account and begin entering your reviews on Wednesday, June 25 through Saturday, August 9. Readers can also submit book reviews in person to the library. Winners of the prize drawing will be notified in mid-August. The more you read the more chances to win! Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument St., next to the Groton Monument and historic Fort Griswold.
11 a.m.-1 p.m., introducing his newest novel, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands; $45 includes gourmet lunch and dessert; for tickets visit: www.thebigbookclub.org; (860) 460-0875.
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT
Avery Copp House, 174 Thames Street, Groton, CT
The Avery-Copp House, located at 154 Thames St. in Groton, will be open to the public for guided tours through October 12. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and free to children under age 12.The Colonial style house, built in the early 1800s, was Victorianized at the turn of the 20th century. It houses the story of an American family that lived there for 200 years. Furnishings are original and a testament to Yankee thrift, inventiveness and hard work. Two Victorian gazebos sit above the house on the terraced lawns overlooking the Thames River. The house is open seasonally and by appointment year round. Events for families and the general public are offered throughout the year, including a Fall Garden Party, a Christmas Open House, Charles Dickens dramatic readings, tours and lectures. Visit www.AveryCoppHouse.org.
United Way Parking Lot, Corner of Rt. 12 & Rt. 214, Gales Ferry, CT
11 a.m.-3 p.m., drive through parking lot; also collecting cat food, litter, towels, cat bowls, cleaning & pet supplies as well as monetary donations; (860) 464-2296.
Guilford Town Green, , Guilford , CT
Guilford Town Green, Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT
During this year's annual Guilford Community Picnic, all Guilford Business owners, including retailers, services (professional, home, auto), artisans, manufacturers, etc are invited to set up a booth under the tents on the Green to connect with local residents. Young entrepreneurs and budding artists (18 and under) are also welcome. Guilford restaurants will be providing boxed lunches to order for pick up for the picnic. Local bands will be playing around the Green.The event is cosponsored by GoodStreets and Guilford Park and Recreation. The purpose of the event is to promote unity between local business and the citizens of Guilford by raising awareness of the immense variety of businesses in town that local residents can support. We Are Guilford photo gallery will also be on display.
Fort Griswold State Park, Fort Griswold State Park, Groton, CT
Groton Lions serve up burgers, fried dough and more! They're grillin' and cookin' on fireworks Saturday! Fundraiser for local charities. All afternoon and evening at the Fort Griswold main gate. More info at: grotonct.lionwap.org
Guilford Green, , Guilford , CT
La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington, CT
5 p.m., Heart Songs and Vintage Dance Tunes from Mark Twain's America; free and open to the public; $10 suggested donation; (860) 535-2300.
Thames Street, Thames Street, Groton, CT
Street closes to vehicle traffic at 6pm for annual Mashantucket Pequot fireworks extravaganza over Thames River.
Come early and bring your picnic, chairs and blanket. Live Music by Shaded Soul Band, food vendors. Annual Mashantucket Pequot fireworks follow.
Eastern Point Beach, Eastern Point Beach, Groton, CT
Live music at the beach followed by annual fireworks show!
Grove St Cemetery Tours, 227 Grove St, New Haven, CT
One (1) Hour Walking Historical Tour of New Haven Historical Persons - Eli Whitney Inventor
Ted Lane Field, Rte. 1, Westbrook, CT
Free admission and parking. Wristbands available.
Guilford Fairgrounds, Lovers Ln., Guilford , CT
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT
The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 30th annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the Connecticut River Museum. Admission to the Boat Show is free. The show will feature numerous examples of the finest classic wooden and fiberglass boats commonly seen in this area in the last century. Boats built by Chris Craft, Century, Lyman, Gar Wood, Elco and many more will be showcased. Boat owners will be on hand to talk about their boats, exchange ideas and share the joys of using and preserving these beautiful “woodies” and other memorable classics.In addition, marine supplies, clothing and boat merchandise will be available for purchase and a raffle will be held at the end of the show.
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT
Make and take craft program for all ages with an adult. All materials provided free.
Riverfront Children’s Center, 476 Thames St., Groton, CT
Family friendly play activities for children 2-12years old include face painting, water fun, arts & crafts and more.
United Methodist Church of Branford, 811 East Main Street , Branford, CT
A Day Lily and Perennial Plant Sale and Bake Sale will be at the United Methodist Church, 811 E. Main Street, Branford (at the Guilford/Branford border) on Saturday, July 12th from 9AM to 3PM. There will be a Great Selection of Day Liles and other perennials. Landscaping Plants will be available such as dwarf forsythia, Stella D´ Oro and Creeping Geraniums. Prices of plant $6.00 to $12.00. Selective Day Lilies - Buy One and Get One Free and Hosta- Buy One-Second at Half Price.Please contact the church @ 203-488-0549 for further information. Email address is email@example.com and the website is http://umcbranford.org/.
Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT
Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th Celebration of the Whitfield House and Guilford. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with admission. Free parking.
North Stonington Agricultural Fair , Wyassup Rd. , North Stonington, CT
Streamsound recording artist and rising country star Austin Webb will be headlining the 50th annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair.
Christ Episcopal Church, 11 Park St, Guilford, CT
Part of the Christ Church Concertato series. Tickets: $15 at the door.
The Burger Beast Tavern, 350 east Main St, Clinton, CT
Singing and Dancing at the Burger Beast every Wed, Fri. Sat. And SundayGreat time great food and drinks
New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, CT
music by Dj Voltagehttps://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT
Bulkeley House Saloon, 111 Bank Street, New London, CT
Join DJC Productions Entertainment for Karaoke every Thursday Night from 9p to close! Bulkeley House features a HUGE outdoor patio with 2 bars and 15 HDTV's to watch your favorite sports game! Come sing a tune and enjoy a cocktail! Hope to see you there!
United Methodist Church, 811 E. Main St., Branford, CT
Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT
Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT
The Connecticut College Arboretum offers Free Guided Tours of the major collections every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the Summer.This Saturday 7/12, explore a mature collection of ornamental trees and shrubs from around the world. This International Garden for Peace also contains a Japenese-styled garden.Tours are free and open to the public.Meet at the blue sculpture located near New London Hall on the campus of Connecticut College at 10 a.m.For more information, please visit: http://www.conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/visiting-the-arboretum/public-tours/or call: 860-439-5020 M-F 8:30am - 12:30pm.And don't forget to like the Arboretum on Facebook for even more fun events: https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCollegeArboretum
Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT
Madison Green, , Madison , CT
Includes live raptor and reptile show at 2 p.m. Benefits A Place Called Hope.
RiverQuest, Eagle Landing State Park, Rt 82, Haddam, CT
Join us aboard RiverQuest and take a relaxing evening cruise on the lower Connecticut River, departure from Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam. This will be a cruise to no where, timed so that, weather permitting, we will see the full moon rise. Observe how beautiful the river is at twilight; see local wildlife and various points of interest including many beautiful homes .Bring your picnic basket and favorite beverage. Visit our website: ctriverquest.com to learn more and to reserve your spots with our easy on-line booking. Cost is $35 per person. No children under 12. RiverQuest phone: 860-662-0577. Gift Certificates Available
Noon and 2:30 p.m. Cost: $12 ($10 for children).
The Provenance Center, 165 State Street, New London, CT
Improv Comedy Show in New London on State Street at the Provenance Center - 7:00 pm - Using audience suggestions, the ensemble players perform - it is all made up on the spot! Join us! All ages welcome. $5 donation suggested.
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT
Lacey runs what’s, like, probably the most influential music site on the internet – a site that can determine whether an act pops off or becomes an endnote in pop history. But when she uses the site’s clout to hype a gifted but controversial MC, it threatens to unravel everything she’s built. The Imaginary Music Critic Who Doesn’t Exist, a play with endnotes, is about aging out, authenticity, and what we’re willing to do to stay relevant.
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