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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Fiddleheads Food Coop - Cafe, 13 Broad St, New London, CT , 06320

JOHN SARGENT – paintings & monoprints with themes based upon nature and often created with tools repurposed from nature

The Bison: An American Icon

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

-Local Plein Air Artists Exhibit at the Mystic & Noank Library;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for August 2014 features a local group of plein air artists. The artists meet weekly at a variety of locations in southeastern Connecticut, working in oils and watercolors.

The artists represented in the exhibit are: Karin Bastidas, Carmel Bourneuf, Mary Carey, Toby Hohenstein, Brenda Manning, Joyce Maurice, Janvier Miller, Ray O’Connell, Dan Potter, Betsy Broughton Shafer, Nina Stimson, and Peggy Traskos.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

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 info@lymanallyn.org

Ann Lightfoot Jewelry Summer Studio Sale

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 11:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lori Warner Studio/Gallery, 21 Main St., Chester, CT

A portion of sales benefits art programs at local schools.

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

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.

I FEEL BAD

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
I FEEL BAD;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Casey Spectacular, and his fellow witches, brings us on a journey of sadness, through a world of melancholy youths, isolating situations, and modern theatrical mythology. We all feel bad, why hide it? “I Feel Bad” celebrates our horrible feelings, letting us laugh at, sympathize, and share, this gruesome human emotion. Through Painting, mixed media, and video, the viewer is plunged into a visual requiem for the human experience. However dark, tragic, or dramatic the subject matter, the art is always entertaining in nature. Come and enjoy this misery. runs until September 6th. Hygienic Galleries is open Tuesday - Sunday.

Author Events

Guilford Poets Guild

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 2:00 pm

Author Events

Greene Art Gallery Sculpture Garden, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

Guilford Poets Guild: 2:30 p.m.; Open Mic: 2 p.m.

Community

Community

Shoreline Community Center, 39 Hartford Ave., Old Lyme, CT

7 a.m., sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-2871.

Rummage Sale, Aug. 15-17, Deep River

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:15 am

Community

Deep River Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Deep River, CT

Aug. 15 (Friday), 6-8 p.m., pre-sale; $5 admission.

Aug. 16 (Saturday), 8 a.m.-2 p.m., main sale; 2-3 p.m., bag sale ($3/bag).

Aug. 17 (Sunday), 9:15-11 a.m., blow-out trash bag sale.
www.deeprivercc.org

** accepting donations on weekdays through August 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; email: janemoen@comcast.net or psvisel@hotmail.com; (860) 526-5045.

Avery Copp House Tours (Fri./Sat./Sun.)

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

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.

Walking Tours of Stonington Village

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

Old Lighthouse Museum, 7 Water St., Stonington, CT

weather permitting; sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society; $10 adults; $5 students (to age 18); (860) 535-8445.

Avery Farm Walking Tour, Sundays

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 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/

Community

New London Maritime Museum, 150 Bank St., New London, CT

2 p.m., Jim Gallagher celebrates the 100th anniversary of Holland's death, on August 12, 1914; $12; $8 members; tickets at the door or visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

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

7 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous, Sundays, Mystic

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

St. Marks Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl St., Mystic, CT

7:30 p.m.

Education/Lectures

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 12:00 pm
Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours;

Education/Lectures

Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1)Hour Walking Tours of Historical Tours - Eli Whitney Inventor

Fairs/Festivals

Rummage Sale

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:15 am

Fairs/Festivals

Deep River Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Deep River , CT

Second Annual Oyster Fest

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 11:00 am
Second Annual Oyster Fest;

Fairs/Festivals

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

Oyster Fest will feature signature Hors d’oeuvres from sponsor restaurants, fine wine pairings, a signature cocktail, beer, and live music! Activities & lunch for children. Raffle for Oyster Shell Cufflinks or Oyster Shell Earrings from Brooke Kanani. All proceeds to benefit New England Science & Sailing Foundation.

Lead Sponsor:OYSTER CLUB

Event Sponsors: CONNECTICUT DISTRIBUTORS, COTTRELL BREWING, DANIEL PACKER INNE, DOG WATCH CAFÉ, ELLA'S FINE FOOD & DRINK, FISHERS ISLAND LEMONADE, FORD'S LOBSTER, GRANT'S RESTAURANT & BAR, HARBOUR HOUSE, MILLWRIGHT'S RESTAURANT AND TAVERN, ON20, REAL MCCOY RUM, T. EDWARD WINES, WATER STREET CAFÉ

Sponsorship opportunities available! Purchase your tickets today! For more information contact Lauren at lauren@nessf.org or 860-245-447.

Denison Farmers Market

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 12:00 pm
Denison Farmers Market ;

Fairs/Festivals

Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Ave., Mystic, CT , 06355

Sundays through October.
18th Century Purity Farm - fruits and vegetables

Aiki Farms - sprouting lentils, mung beans, garbanzo beans, red winter wheat berry, pea shoots, buckwheat, lettuce, wheat grass juice, buckwheat and pea shoots, spicy Asian mix, Thai basil, beets, radishes, carrots, and potatoes.

Bread n Cookies - breads and cookies

D&L Burton Farm - vegetables and fruits (pesticide free)

Davis Farm – seasonal vegetables and corn, fresh eggs, corn meal

Dragon Blood, LLC - Dragon Blood Elixir hot sauce, unique destiny hot sauce, chutney, condiments, BBQ

Flatland Alpacas - Alpaca fiber, roving, yarn, hand-knit and woven items, handmade soap in an alpaca sweater, certified naturally grown goat meat, hickory and walnuts

Groton Family Farm - free-range eggs, veggies, wool and fruit.

Haider Farm - certified organic veggies, beef, pork, relish, eggs and greenbrier baskets

Highwater Dairy, LLC dba Beltane Farm - fresh and aged goat cheeses, raw and pasteurized goat milk, goat milk yogurt, cow’s milk cheese, goat/cow milk cheese and goat milk soap

Kate Geary Jewelry - Body care products—lotions, outdoor spray for body, hand-made soaps, scrubs, lip balms, specialty soaps, some hand-made jewelry, original clay buttons & pendants and shoulder & hand bags.

North Stonington Congregational Church - fruit pies made with fruit from local farms and church members. All proceeds go to benefit the Church budget.

Nubo Gelateria - Sells gelato and sorbettos

Stonyledge Farm – naturally grown veggies, fruit, berries, salad greens, seedlings, jam, herbs, cut flowers, beeswax hand cream and lip balm, beef, pork, veal, lamb, chicken, free-range eggs. We will grill our own burgers and dogs during market hours

Shoreline Wine Festival

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 12:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Bishop’s Orchard Farm Market and Winery, 1355 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT

Tickets: $25 ($30 after Aug. 11, $10 for designated drivers, $60 for VIP Lounge).

Kids/Family

Flea Market

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 8:00 am

Kids/Family

The General Stanton Inn and Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

KidsStyle Fashion Camp

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 12:00 pm

Kids/Family

Tanger Outlets, 314 Flat Rock Pl., Westbrook, CT

S'mores on the Shore

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 8:00 pm
S'mores on the Shore;

Kids/Family

Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

We provide the beach, the fire, and all the ingredients for gooey delicious s'mores - even a guitarist for campfire sing-a-longs! Just bring yourselves and a blanket to sit on.

Sundays 8pm-10pm (weather permitting)

Misc. Events

General Stanton Inn Flea Market

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 8:00 am

Misc. Events

The General Stanton inn Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

Charlestown's General Stanton Inn Flea Market will be blossoming from it's "Sundays only" hours to its expanded summer hours, opening on Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays, all from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning May 24 and continuing on through Columbus Day, October 13. Now celebrating its 49th season, The General Stanton Flea Market is one of the oldest, largest and most popular flea markets in the area. Set on seven, tree-shaded acres of the historic Inn (est. 1667), this Flea Market flourishes with rows of vendors selling antiques, collectibles, crafts, art, new merchandise, farmers'market items, & for a second season, an indoor oasis, "Matilda's Daughter" boutique. Admission is free. A $2.parking fee is charged on Sundays only. New vendors are welcome every weekend. 401-364-1818.

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 10:00 am
Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods;

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

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.

Meet A Lighthouse Keeper

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 10:00 am
Meet A Lighthouse Keeper;

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Chat with a costumed interpreter describing the life of a 19th-century lighthouse keeper and War of 1812 incidents at Faulkner’s Light. Included with museum admission to the “Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse” exhibit, the 1639 Whitfield House, and the “Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Trade Goods” exhibit. Free parking.

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 10:00 am
Faulkner's Island Lighthouse;

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

The Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse has been a beacon in Long Island Sound for over 200 years. Learn how the island got its name, listen to shipwreck stories, try your hand at tying nautical knots and creating signal flag messages, and much more! Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with museum admission to the 1639 Whitfield House and the “Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Trade Goods” exhibit. Free parking.

Music

Concert: Sounds of Frank

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 3:00 pm

Music

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Barn Fest Music Festival

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 3:00 pm
Barn Fest Music Festival;

Music

The Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Dr, Madison, CT , 06443

Music Festival @ The Barn

The BBQ will be going and the Barn will be Rockin' so join us for great music, food and fun!

There is something for everyone: Bands will be playing on our beautiful indoor stage but the doors will be open so everyone can enjoy the music inside and the summertime beauty around the Barn. Our Skatepark will be open and we have something for everyone: ping-pong, pool table, air hockey, foosball, games, face painting, tattoos and more...

All ages welcome!! Admission is $5 and our grills and cafe will be open for hamburgers, hotdogs, snacks, candy and drinks.

The Emily Bear Quartet

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 4:00 pm

Music

Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

For tickets, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: George Flynn Classical Concerts, P.O. Box 473, Clinton, CT 06413 or call 860-669-1208.

Barn Fest 2014

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 4:00 pm

Music

Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Dr., Madison , CT

Benefits local teen programs.

Summer Music Sundays

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

Music

Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT , 06355

Stroll through Museum grounds and along the waterfront. Relax with friends while enjoying food and beverages outdoors at Schafer’s Spouter Tavern. Located in the heart of the Museum’s village, the tavern offers a full menu available for purchase. Listen to live music performed by local musicians from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Make the most of your summer weekends at Mystic Seaport!

SUNSET KARAOKE at Upper Deck Sports Bar

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm
SUNSET KARAOKE at Upper Deck Sports Bar;

Music

Upper Deck Sports Bar, 359 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT , 06498

Join DJC Productions Entertainment for Sunset Karaoke every Sunday night from 6p - 10p on the Upper Deck! Enjoy Dinner and Cocktails and sing a tune. Just look for the Giant Upper Deck! For more info log on to www.djcprodjs.com ,the DJC Pro facebook page: www.facebook.com/djcprodjs or call 860-287-7209

Concert: Satisfaction

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Music

Guilford Green, , Guilford , CT

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars;

Music

Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and enflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. The band is a potent example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit to persevere through unimaginable hardship and emerge with optimism intact. From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and matured into one of Africa’s top touring and recording bands.

Music / Karaoke

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 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

Karaoke at the Moose

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 8:00 pm
Karaoke at the Moose;

Music

New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, CT , 06320

music by Dj Voltage
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

Bashment Sounds

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:00 pm

Music

Captain Daniel Packer Inne, 32 Water St., Mystic, CT

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:00 pm
 Bulkeley House Karaoke;

Music

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!

Nature/Outdoors

Franklin Lions Obstacle Mud Run

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Nature/Outdoors

Giddings Field , 191 Pond Rd., Franklin, CT , 06254

Franklin Lions Club Obstacle Mud Run



Join us for the 2nd Annual Franklin Lions Club Obstacle Mud Run on August 16-17, 2014. We will enjoy two days of fun at Giddings Field in Franklin, CT for a challenging and fun mud run obstacle course.

The run will be held on:
Saturday, August 16th & Sunday, August 17th 2014

Run starts at 9:00AM and 25 runners will start the course every 20 minutes, limit 500 runners per day



Obstacles on the course include:

- 2 Climbing Walls
- 25ft Rope Climb
- 75ft Mud Pit
- Hay Bale Hill Climb
- Uneven Parallel Bars
- Balance Beam
- 2.5 Mile Run with Jumps & Crawls

Register by July 30th: $40
Register day of: $50
Register 4 or more runners, get 10% discount!


- Plan to arrive 40 minutes before your start time to check in
- Bring your photo ID to match

Stage/Theater

"La Cage Aux Folles"

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 2:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St, Ivoryton, CT

$42, $37 seniors, $20 students $15 children

Shakespeare in the Gardens: As You Like It

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 2:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Old Brick, 103 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

Bring lawn chairs/blankets, bug spray, and picnic dinner.

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