A total of 65 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
Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St, Groton, CT
This annual outdoor arts festival hosts work from local and regional artists, who in turn have the opportunity to share and sell their artwork. The festival features painting, photography, sculpture and graphic arts pieces. Rain or Shine.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Lori Warner Gallery, 21 Main St., Chester, CT
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.
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.
Women & Family Life Center, 96 Fair St., Guilford, CT
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old LYme, CT
An exhibition and sale of new photographs by Peter Daitch. The theme of motion of light and color aptly reflect this artist's point of view. Opening reception Saturday, July 19th from 5 p.m. - 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 .On view from July 19 through August 23. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 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.
St. Mark Church, 222 McVeagh Rd., Westbrook, CT
Preview: 6 p.m. Tickets available after each Mass and by phone.
Merrill House, 107 Water Street, Stonington, CT
On Saturday July 19 at 5 pm Stephen Yenser will speak at Merrill House in Stonington CT (Stephen Yenser, poet, critic and one of James Merrill's literary executors, speaks about James Merrill's Versions of 'Home'). Stephen Yenser's volumes of poems include The Fire in All Things, which won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Blue Guide. His new manuscript is Stone Fruit. He has written three critical books, including The Consuming Myth: The Work of James Merrill, and is co-editor of five volumes of Merrill's work. He is Distinguished Professor and Director of Creative Writing at UCLA.Please note: the event will take place on the 4th floor and is accessible by stairway only
Shoreline Community Center, 39 Hartford Ave., Old Lyme, CT
7 a.m., sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-2871.
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.
Clinton Town Beach, Waterside Lane, Clinton, CT
Family event for children aged 4 through 12. A day filled with races, arts and crafts, prizes, waterslide, popcorn, watermelon, tug-of-war, obstacle course and many more activities. This is a FREE event offered to the families of Clinton. If you would like to volunteer to help, please call the P & R Office at 860-669-6901.
Napatree, , Westerly, CT
9 a.m., lead by Laura Craver-Rogers; meet at the entrance to Napatree by the Misquamicut Beach Club.
Church of Christ Congregational, 192 Thimble Islands Rd., Stony Creek, CT
Benefits the Church of Christ.
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT
Thursday, July 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.Friday, July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.(860) 395-3184.benefits library activities and events.
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.
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.
R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT
Free. Registration required.
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.
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT
Hannah's Dream Park, Fort Nathan Hale, and Black Rock Fort, Woodward Ave., New Haven, CT
Hannah's Dream Park, Fort Nathan Hale, and Black Rock Fort on Woodward Ave., New Haven; Pardee Morris House, Lighthouse Rd., New Haven
4-9 p.m., also a silent auction, including a bottle of 15-year old Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve Bourbon and a gently used wine refrigerator; $15 tasting; $25 includes a 2014 commemorative Sound View wine glass; sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-3266.
East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, East Lyme, CT
4:15-5:15 p.m., first in a 5-week session of Pilates and Yoga in one workout; $15; $17 non-residents; call to register (860) 739-5859.
Blue Slope Country Museum, Inc., 138 Blue Hill Road, Franklin, CT
7:30-10:30 p.m., in the Amish Bank Barn; (860) 377-3740.
Grove St Cemetery Tours, 227 Grove St, New Haven, CT
One (1) Hour Walking Historical Tour of New Haven Historical Persons - Eli Whitney Inventor
Madison Green, , Madison , CT
Admission: $4 (free for children under 10). Benefits North Madison Congregational Church outreach projects.
Guilford Green, , Guilford , CT
Admission: $9 ($7 for seniors; free for members, children under 12, and active military; $15 for multi-day pass). Benefits the Guilford Art Center.
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT
Dive into plastic containers filled with colorful building bricks and create a work of art. For children in kindergarten and up with an adult.
Clinton Town Dock, Riverside Dr., Clinton , CT
Events at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 E. Main St., and Clinton Town Dock, Riverside Dr.
Main Street , Main Street, East Lyme, CT
Celebrate East Lyme is a true summertime bash. Tasty treats, 200 unique vendors, live music/performances (3 live music stages), cooking demonstrations, art and author walk, children's area and more, ending with a spectacular fireworks display over Niantic Bay! The sandcastle competition is always a treat; bring your camera!
St. Clare Church, 234 Coe Ave., East Haven, CT
Wristband special: $20.
Square Dance at Blue Slope Country Museum and Farm, 138 Blue Hill Rd. , Franklin, CT
No Experience Necessary! Singles, Couples, Families; Young & Old; Dance: Squares and Lines. Hoedown held in the Bank Barn.
Westbrook Town Green, , Westbrook , CT
Benefits the Westbrook Historical Society.
Valley Railroad, 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, CT
Tickets: $20 (free for children under two).
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.
Ella's Fine Food & Drink, 2 Tower Street, Westerly, RI
Join us for our summer culinary series with Chef Jeanie! Chef Jeanie is owner/operator of Ella's Fine Food & Drink in Westerly, RI as well as The Perfect Caper in Punta Gorda, FL. She is a 5-time James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist, Best Chef South Region and specializes in local sourcing and well balanced flavors. This is a rare opportunity to learn some of her secrets in the kitchen. Includes appetizers, wine & plenty of enjoyment! Discounted rate if you sign up for the July & August classes at the same time. Call to reserve today as space is limited! 401.315.0606
Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames St., Groton, CT
The Avery-Copp House will host a series of English “Downton Abbey” teas in the front parlor of the Victorian house located at 154 Thames St. in Groton. The teas, which include desserts, start at 1 PM on July 19 and 20 and at 6 PM on July 23. Guests are invited to dress up in period fashion and try their skill at a Downton Abbey inspired trivia game. Guests will also be given a guided tour of the servants’ quarters and kitchen. Admission is $15 and reservations are required. The July 20th tea is already sold out and space for the other days is limited. To reserve, or for more information, call 860-445-1637 or email email@example.com.
Ivoryton Congregational Church, 57 Main St., Ivoryton , CT
Freewill offering benefits church's Music Fund.
Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT
The bands at this year’s Traditions Festival partake of all sorts of influences essential to the founding of rock’n’roll. Whether it’s Little Ugly’s combination of lyrical songs, acoustic instruments, and rocking vibe, the reinvention of string band music and delta blues by Craig Edwards and the Root Farmers, the original neo-honky-tonk stylings of Joe Fletcher, Ron Gallo, Andrew Combs and the Hang Ten & a Half Band, the masterful folk/rock storytelling art of Dan Blakeslee, or the flat-out blues rock of the Silks, every band tells part of the tale of this vital American music.
Koffee Works, 83 Halls Rd, old lyme, CT
Ticket To Ride (a Beatles tribute band) Performs its annual free concert. Great fun for the whole family. Awsome Food and beverage, Ice Cream, great music and fun. Bring your own chair and go back in time. No outside food or drink allowed.
Rotary Park , Kennedy Drive, Putnam, CT
Enjoy river ambiance with a stroll along the Putnam River Trail. The premier Neil Diamond Tribute Band performs during this installment of Riverfire. Riverfire will be lit during intermission. Get in the RiverFire mood - it's a special time here in Putnam, Connecticut. Make it a night - Dine in downtown or picnic in the park!
Dance in Rhythm, 19 S. Main St., Branford, CT
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT
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
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!
Outer Island in the Thimble Islands of Stony Creek, , Stony Creek, CT
Donation: $10 (includes ferry transportation). Registration required.
Natureworks Garden Center, 518 Forest Rd., Northford, CT
Natureworks, 518 Forest Road (Rte.22), Northford, CT
Join Natureworks owner, Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, for a lesson in extreme pruning! She will show you how to courageously cut back many perennials to encourage re-bloom. Learn how to open prune your roses in July and give them the mid-summer feeding that they require for a second season of color. Observe deadheading techniques that will make your summer garden come to life once again!
RiverQuest, Route 82, Haddam, CT
Cruise quietly from RiverQuest's home berth at Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam to observe and learn about the Osprey, a bird of prey also known as the Fish Hawk. This time of year, the baby Ospreys will be at the edge of the nest, thinking about taking their first flight! Nests are located along the lower Connecticut River, on day marker navigation aides, manmade nesting platforms and in trees. We will get close up views and also educate all on the Osprey and any other birds/wildlife we may see on our journey, including Bald Eagles. There will be complimentary coffee and tea. Bring your own breakfast onboard if you’d like. Visit our website: ctriverquest.com more information and to reserve your spots with easy on-line booking. Cost is $40 per person. No children under 10 please. RiverQu
Departs from Eagle Landing State Park, 14 Little Meadow Rd., Haddam, CT
Blue Flag Farm, 449 Pendleton Hill Road, North Stonington, CT
Explore two private gardens in North Stonington and Stonington, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Begin at Blue Flag Farm or see website for additional location. Features more than 600 daylily cultivars, large and small, among rock outcroppings and combined with other perennials; and a long, century-old boxwood hedge, rose arbors, interesting outbuildings including a carriage house, a grapery, and a greenhouse.
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 7/19, you can experience the beauty and diversity of plants and wildflowers indigenous to eastern North America in the Native Plant Collection.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
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
Surf Club, , Madison, CT
Supplies and instruction provided. Shellfish license required; available at the event, Town Campus, and Captain Morgan's.
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT
The Connecticut River Museum introduces its first Riverside Croquet Tournament on the Samuel Lay House lawn. The event will take place on Saturday, July 19th at 1:00 pm. Eight teams of three will compete in brackets in our Nine-Wicket Croquet Competition.Grab two of your friends, come up with a team name and join us for a fun afternoon to compete for the River Wicket Cup. Dress up in traditional croquet whites, go Great Gatsby themed or come casual – prizes will go to the best dressed team! First place team will receive the coveted River Wicket Cup!$75 per team, free for spectators.Refreshments will be available for purchase.Contact Phyllis Stillman at 860 767 8269 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register your team.
Wallingford Elks Club, 148 S. Main St., Wallingford , CT
Doors: 6:30 p.m.; Dinner: 7 p.m.; Show: 8:15 p.m. Benefits the North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy scholarship and charity programs.
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT
A kaleidoscopic love story, Bright Half Life collides an ever-shifting present with fragments of the past. Erika and Vicky are hurled through 25 years of love and heartbreak in a collection of the moments that make up a life.
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