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A celebratory day of dance!
Age-old dances from Great Britain with Modern twists

10:30-11:30 a.m., Stonington Farmers' Market and Stonington Library.

1-3 p.m., Mystic River Park (near the drawbridge).

Final performances will be in Westerly's Wilcox Park and Donohue Park on the Pawcatuck River's edge.

Evening concludes with camaraderie and renewal of friendship for the dancers; email: mysticgarland@gmail.com; (860) 961-9321.

Art Exhibits/Openings

New London Maritime Exhibit

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:00 am
New London Maritime Exhibit;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio 33 Gallery, 140 Bank St., New London, CT , 06320

New London Maritime Exhibit opens Sep 6, 2019 and closes Oct 5, 2019 at Studio 33 Art & Frame Gallery. The exhibit features the metal mounted photography of Lee Palombo of Creation Shots Photography, the oil paintings of Neil Ruenzel, the watercolors of Liz McGee, and the acrylic paintings of Robert J. Hauschild. Each of these local artists have captured New London’s Maritime scenes in their unique way, celebrating New London’s Maritime Heritage. In the heart of the Historic Waterfront District Heritage Trail, New London, CT, 140 Bank St., Mon 1 to 5, Tue-Fri 9 to 5, Sat 10 to 3, Appt. available. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Alignable. Visit our website at http://www.studio33gallery.com.

Art studio tour in Essex, Chester and Deep River

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am
Art studio tour in Essex, Chester and Deep River;

Art Exhibits/Openings

River Vallet Art Tour , 10 North Main St, Essex r , , 06426

The second annual River Valley Artists tour of the studios and work spaces of artists in Chester, Essex and Deep River will be Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This is a chance to see where artists make their creations whether a kitchen table or a well-appointed studio overlooking the Connecticut River and to view a wide selection of their work, all of which will be for sale.
In addition, the tour will include, for the first time, an exhibit at the Essex Art Association Gallery, 10 North Main St., during the same time with a gala opening the evening of Friday Sept. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be work in the gallery by the tour participants as well as a number of paintings and sculptures by 10 other noted artists from the three towns.
The 42 participants on the tour and in the gallery represent a wide range of styles, medium and price points from abstract to origami to traditional oil landscapes. Refreshments will be served at each site and at the gallery. No cost; no need to sign up in advance.
Brochures are available at many locations in the region. Maps and more information: www.rivervslleyartists.com. Please see rivervalleyartists Facebook page and rivervallyarttour Instagram page.
For further information, please contact: Claudia Van Nes, 860-526-3459 or claudiavannes@aol.com.

"Warrior Women" Screening and Exhibit reception

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 5:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center announced today it will host a screening of the award-winning 2018 documentary Warrior Women.
Powerful and visually stunning, the 64-minute feature film tells the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk who, with her daughter Marcy, have fought for Native rights since the 1970s. Interconnecting past and present, Warrior Women explores how activist legacies are passed down – and the central, vital role women play in efforts toward indigenous liberation.
A special viewing of and reception for the museum’s new art exhibit, Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Voices of Native American Women, will precede the film screening from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Chris Newell, Pequot Museum education supervisor, will present an overview of the exhibit’s background and significance. Guests will enjoy the exhibit’s interactive experience, where portraits are accompanied by written and oral accounts, as well as hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar in the Mashantucket Gallery.

Community

Shred Day, Sept. 21, Niantic

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:00 am

Community

East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, Niantic, CT

9 a.m.-noon, sponsored by the Police Benevolent Association; free with a canned good donation for Care and Share; (860) 739-5859.

Yard Sale, Sept. 21, Ston.

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:00 am

Community

The United Church of Stonington, 67 Main St., Stonington, CT

9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine; (860) 535-2452.

International Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 21

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:30 am

Community

See above, , , CT

Save the Sound will coordinate dozens of cleanups along rivers and the Sound as part of International Coastal Cleanup Day 2019; (860) 604-7207.

Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme
9:30 a.m.-noon

Ocean Beach Park (meet at entrance to Alewife Cove Nature Walk), New London
10:30 a.m.-noon

Circle of Friends Monthly Meetup, Groton

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:30 am

Community

Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

join on the spot with a free membership; all ages; (860) 441-6750 or kbalentine@groton-ct.gov.

Community

Hartman Park Main Entrance, 122 Gungy Road, Lyme, CT

9:30 a.m.-noon, demonstration and work party with an Audubon Connecticut Expert; free; email: openspace@townlyme.org; RSVP at: http://www.lymelandtrust.org/news/events/.

Yoga in the Vines, Sept. 21, Preston

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:30 am

Community

St. James Episcopal Church, 95 Route 2A, Preston, CT

9:30 a.m., a portion of all proceeds will benefit St. James Episcopal Church; $15, includes a glass of wine; pre-registration available at: www.prestonridgevineyard.com; (860) 889-0150.

Vendor Fair/Flea Market, Sept. 21&28, Waterford

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

Jordan Brook Nursery & More, 368 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT

10 a.m.-3 p.m., no early birds; potential vendors can call (860) 460-9035 or email: nursery@jordanbrook.com.

Community

CCC Youth Field, Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown, CT

10 a.m.-2 p.m., honor the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps and commemorate those that were of service at Camp Lonergan, Voluntown, CT; food trucks, live music; rain or shine; free.

Overeaters Anonymous, Saturdays, GALES FERRY

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

10-11:15 a.m.; (860) 608-3480; www.oa.org; fragrance free.

Pickleball, Saturday, E.Lyme

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, Niantic, CT

10 a.m., also held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.; $2; registration required (860) 739-5859.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Saturdays, Niantic

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic, CT

10 a.m., childcare provided.

Community

Huntington Street Baptist Church, 29 Huntington St., New London, CT

10:30-11:45 a.m.
Meeting Name: New Beginnings

Benedict Arnold Returns, Sept. 21, Norwich

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St., Norwich, CT

11 a.m.-4 p.m., experience the Annual Return of the Infamous Benedict; listen as reenactor Kevin Titus portrays both 'coats' of Benedict; experience colonial life and history as recreated by the Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia; hear the 'boom' of the cannon of Brown's Company of Artillery; 1 p.m., enjoy the annual delivery and presentation to Norwich Mayor of the 'heroic' leg of Benedict by Flock Theatre of New London; view memorabilia of his youth in Norwich and his sword on loan from the NL County Historic Society; $5; (860) 889-9440.

12th Annual Garlic Festival, Sept. 21-22, Mystic

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT

11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22
vendors, farmers, restaurants, crafters, artisans, artists, entertainment and more; free admission and parking; (860) 887-6882.

Gamblers Anonymous, Saturdays, Waterford

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

11 a.m.

Victorian Willimantic Home Tours

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

Victorian Willimantic Home Tours, 47 Crescent St., Willimantic, CT , 06226

For the first time Victorian Willimantic Home Tours will visit "The Oaks" and tour these Victorian Cottages. Guided walking and trolley tours will also include the "Gingerbread" mansions on Windham Road, the historic downtown district plus mills, bridges and Prospect Hill. No dogs. $20. 11am-4pm. Please visit the website for further information https://victorianwillimantic.org/

Al-anon, Saturdays, Norwich

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 12:00 pm

Community

Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 294 Washington St., Norwich, CT

step and traditional meeting

The Grotesque 10, Sept. 21, Niantic

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 2:00 pm

Community

East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT

2 p.m., Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities; Mathew Duman embarked on a "grotesque safari" traveling to ten universities around the country to photograph the grotesques and gargoyles roosting on academic buildings; free; call to register (860) 739-6926.

Family Film & Fundraiser, Groton

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 2:30 pm

Community

Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

enjoy a recently-released family film. Contact the library for movie title; free; (860) 441-6750.

Community

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT

3-4 p.m., dress up in your finest clothes or as your favorite character and bring a small finger-food dish to share; free; call to register (860) 447-1411.

Roast Pork Dinner, Niantic

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 5:00 pm

Community

American Legion, 16 York Ave., Niantic, CT

5-7 p.m., $10 adults; $3.50 children under 10; (860) 739-9360.

Norwich History Trivia Challenge, Sept. 21, Norwich

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 6:00 pm

Community

Courtyard by Marriott, 181 West Town St., Norwich, CT

6-8 p.m., trivia questions based off of the four Walk Norwich Trails (walknorwich.org); cash bar, silent auction and appetizers; $30 individual; $50 couples; tickets can be purchased at: norwichhistoricalsociety.org.

Community

Noank Baptist Church, 18 Cathedral Heights, Noank, CT

7-8:30 p.m.
Meeting Name: Grow with the Glow

Shoreline Swing

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

Community

East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, , 06333

Shoreline Swing hosts dancing with live music on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Free beginner lesson in east coast swing from 7-8 pm. Dancing 8-11. Dance includes a great mix of west coast swing, blues, cha-cha, foxtrot, waltz, with a focus on east coast swing. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome! Join us for a fun night and discover your dance community! For more info visit www.shorelineswingct.org
$5 students, $13 seniors, members and military, $16 non-members

Free Concert, Sept. 21, Norwich

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Mark Lutheran Church, 248 Broadway, Norwich, CT

7 p.m., featuring renowned musicians: John Anthony on the newly restored organ and Ian Frenkel & friends playing jazz selections.

Fairs/Festivals

Harvest Festival at Christ the King Church

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 8:30 am
Harvest Festival at Christ the King Church;

Fairs/Festivals

Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Autumn arrives officially in Connecticut on September 23. What better way to celebrate the new season than a visit to the family-friendly Harvest Festival at Christ the King Church on Saturday, September 21?

At the Harvest Festival you can look for bargains at the huge King’s Rummage Sale, where you’ll find housewares and kitchen items, books and CDs, holiday decorations, jewelry, bicycles and exercise equipment, furniture, rugs, artwork, toys, and more! Kids of all ages can try their luck at Games like Soccer Kick, Hockey Shot, and Bust-a-Balloon; get creative with Paint-a-Pumpkin; or simply have their face painted! The Silent Auction offers exciting items like artwork, gift certificates, and themed baskets to bid on. Local musicians will provide entertainment for you to enjoy while you have lunch or snacks prepared by the Men’s Club. You can pick out a homemade goodie at the Bake Sale — and choose some autumn color for your home at the Fall Plants & Produce stand!

Admission to Christ the King’s Harvest Festival is free! Proceeds from the 2019 Harvest Festival will be directed towards the cost of refinishing the hardwood floors in the church.

The Harvest Festival takes place at Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, on Saturday September 21, 2019, from 8:30am to 3pm. The Rummage Sale, Bake Sale, and Plant Sale will continue after the Masses Sunday morning (September 22) from 9 am to 12 noon (with steep discounts on Rummage Sale items, while supplies last!). Visit www.christthekingchurch.net for directions. And follow us on Facebook (@ChristtheKingChurchOldLyme) for regular updates! For more information, call 860-434-1669.

Oktoberfest at Outer Light Brewing Company

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 12:00 pm
Oktoberfest at Outer Light Brewing Company;

Fairs/Festivals

Outer Light Brewing Company, 266 Bridge Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Join Us As We Welcome Fall with Oktoberfest at Outer Light Brewing Company

Free Admission and Family Friendly (food and drinks available to purchase)
New Beers Releases!
Special Casks!
Stein Hoisting Competition!

Live music by:
James Harris
No Mind
The Fake Experience
Food by Boru BBQ!
Family & Dog friendly fun!
Good times with good friends!
Need we say more? Stop in or join us for the day, we would love to have you

Kids/Family

Crafty Kids

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Join us for a make and take craft program for all ages with an adult. All materials provided for free.

Family Storytime

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Enjoy stories, songs, and activities for families with children ages two to six. Siblings welcome! Drop-in; no registration required.

Drop-In Peace Craft

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

September 21 is International Peace day! Drop-in with your child and help them make a craft celebrating this important day! No registration required. For all ages. Program will take place in the Children’s Department.

Science Saturday

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am
Science Saturday;

Kids/Family

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

Blast off! Participants will study planets and stars as they design and decorate their own galaxy paintings using black glue and watercolors.

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Learn all about frogs, toads, salamanders and other amphibians! The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will bring some of these awesome creatures to our library so that we can learn about the important role they play in nature. Program will take place in the Story Room. For ages 6 – 12. Space is limited; please register beginning September 3.

Misc. Events

From Vine to Wine: Autumn Wines

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 11:00 am
From Vine to Wine: Autumn Wines;

Misc. Events

Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly, RI , 02891

The fall is upon us and to celebrate, we want to give you the experience of a lifetime. Enjoy wines that perfectly complement the crispness of fall. Visit www.OceanHouseEvents.com to register.

SPINNATO'S MAGIC MATINEE

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 4:00 pm

Misc. Events

Comix Roadhouse, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

Comix is thrilled to partner with our house hypnotist Jim Spinnato in bringing to the club Spinnato’s Magic Matinee, a 60 minute show featuring some of the brightest magicians and variety acts New England has to offer. These performances are a combination of comedy, magic and illusion and audience participation. All designed with the adult audience in mind. Please visit https://www.comixmohegansun.com/jim-spinnato---hypnosis-magic--more for more info.

ARIES SPEARS

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 7:00 pm
ARIES SPEARS;

Misc. Events

Comix Roadhouse, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

ARIES SPEARS is coming to Comix Roadhouse 9/19/19-9/21/19 for 4 awesome shows! Check him out Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 7pm, and again at 9:30pm. Visit http://ariesspears.comixmohegansun.com for more information!

Stop in for our Happy Hour | 15% Off On Beer & Drinks Before 6PM!

Need A Room? Our Guests Get 25% Off @ Hyatt Place
- Enter Group Code: 62791 Or Call 888-492-8847 & Use Code: CXCC
- Ticket Purchase Required To Qualify--Please Show Ticket Confirm At Check-In

ARIES SPEARS

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 7:00 pm
ARIES SPEARS;

Misc. Events

Comix Roadhouse, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

ARIES SPEARS is coming to Comix Roadhouse 9/19/19-9/21/19 for 4 awesome shows! Check him out Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 7pm, and again at 9:30pm. Visit http://ariesspears.comixmohegansun.com for more information!

Stop in for our Happy Hour | 15% Off On Beer & Drinks Before 6PM!

Need A Room? Our Guests Get 25% Off @ Hyatt Place
- Enter Group Code: 62791 Or Call 888-492-8847 & Use Code: CXCC
- Ticket Purchase Required To Qualify--Please Show Ticket Confirm At Check-In

Nature/Outdoors

RTPEC TOUCH TANK EXPLORATION Ocean

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 10:00 am
RTPEC TOUCH TANK EXPLORATION Ocean;

Nature/Outdoors

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center, 90 Halls Rd, Old Lyme, , 06371

RTP Estuary Center
Coastal Crabs – September 8; 1-2pm
Why is Salt Important in the Ocean? – September 21; 10-11am
Fantastic Fish – October 12; 10-11am
Estuary Animals – October 20; 1-2pm

Join us for a family fun, hands-on touch tank experience! Get up close with, learn about and touch(!) fish, crabs, snails and more animals that live in Long Island Sound. Be prepared to get a little wet and have a lot of fun! These STEM programs are a great way to experience the creatures below the water that call the CT River Estuary home!

$10 member / participating child; $15 non-member / participating child. * Adult free with paid child.

Register here for September 8, 1-2pm
Register here for September 21; 10-11am
Register here for October 12; 10-11am
Register here for October 20; 1-2pm

Sports

Special Olympics at Ocean House

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 9:00 am
Special Olympics at Ocean House;

Sports

Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly, RI , 02891

Take part and cheer on these spectacular athletes at Ocean House’s 2019 Special Olympics. The Special Olympics Connecticut Unified Sports® Program brings athletes with and without intellectual disabilities together to train and compete in sports (including Croquet), gain physical fitness, and build friendships. Unified Sports® helps create communities where people of all abilities are included, accepted and respected. 72 Special Olympics Unified Sports® teams (includes 144 athletes and Unified teammates) from Special Olympics Connecticut and Special Olympics Rhode Island are expected to compete throughout the weekend. Visit www.OceanHouseEvents.com to register.

Stage/Theater

Billy Elliot the Musical

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 2:00 pm
Billy Elliot the Musical;

Stage/Theater

Goodspeed Musicals, 6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT , 06423

Young Billy Elliot is pulled between his family’s coal-mining roots and his newly discovered passion to dance. Is his future boxing gloves or ballet shoes? In the hardscrabble world of a changing England, reaching high becomes a leap of faith. Following your dream — and overcoming obstacles — has never been more electric than in the 10-time Tony winning Broadway phenomenon with songs by the legendary Elton John. Celebrate the idea of being yourself in the Goodspeed premiere of this powerful dance-filled story! Sept 13 – Nov 24

Live & In Color Presents "The Golden Threshold"

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019, 3:00 pm
Live & In Color Presents

Stage/Theater

The Bingham Camp, 490 East Haddam Road, Salem, , 06420

Live & In Color presents a new musical in development.

The Golden Threshold
a new musical in development

Book and Music by Cheeyang Ng
Book and Lyrics by Eric Sorrels
Directed by Arpita Mukherjee

September 21st at 3:00pm
September 22nd at 2:00pm

at the Bingham Camp

Set in 1930 British India, The Golden Threshold follows two young women named Maya and Harini as they join Mahatma Gandhi's revolutionary protest known as the Salt March; one to avoid an arranged marriage, the other to free her nation. As they get more and more involved in the Indian Independence movement, they change their friendship, their futures, and their country forever. The score features a fusion of contemporary musical theatre with traditional Indian music elements.

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