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July 27

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Art Exhibits/Openings

9:00 am

John Sargent Solo Art Show

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

5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; 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.

10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

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

10:00 am

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition; Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5pm.

11:00 am

Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense

Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense; Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Reception 7-10 p.m. July 5
Erotic 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.

11:00 am

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

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.

10:00 am

ART/OLYME-Marine Art exhibition, featuring the American Society of Marine Artists

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously.

9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

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


10:00 am

Season Six Local Auditions at Playhouse on Park

Season Six Local Auditions at Playhouse on Park; Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT , 06117

The upcoming season is already in the works! Playhouse on Park is holding local auditions for their 2014-2015 season. All roles are open for males and females ages 18-70. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. All roles are paid. Local auditions will be held Sunday, July 27th and Monday, July 28th. If you wish to audition, please submit your headshot and resume to Sean Harris, Artistic Director at Sharris@playhousetheatregroup.org. Please include what roles and productions you would like to be considered for, and he will provide you with an audition time. For more information and a list of character breakdowns, visit www.playhouseonpark.org.

Author Events

3:00 pm

Poetry Reading

Fresh Ayer Gallery and Gifts in the Old Lyme Shopping Center, 19 Halls Rd., Old Lyme, CT

Free. Features poets from the workshop “A Failure to Dare: What We Lose When We Play It Safe.”


9:30 am

Poker Run for Veterans

Poker Run for Veterans; New London Moose Lodge, 72 Central Ave, New London, CT , 06320

fund raiser event for the Soldiers Sailors and Marines Fund of Connecticut;
Starting @ the new London moose lodge, 72 central ave with 10 a.m. breakfast ($6); registration is 9-11 a.m.; run starts at 11:30 at Moose Lodge; first stop The Basement on Route 2 Norwich; second stop, Bozrah Moose Lodge, third stop undecided ad then return to Moose for Poker and Music .

best hand $100
worst hand $50
this is not a race, prizes are awarded on the poker hand not speed.
all riders/players must return to the new London moose lodge by 3pm to be eligible to participate in the winning poker hand.
It's open to all
motorcycles, hot rods, rat rods, street rods, muscle cars, & classic cars
there w

12:00 pm

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's; The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, One Railroad Avenue , Essex, CT , 06426

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat was proud to launch the Roaring 20's year theme on Saturday, June 14th in conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism's 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day.

Throughout the day, attendees will step back in time upon entering the station, and will experience an era themed authentic car show (six parked vehicles), meet characters from the decade, take a journey on the train, and much, much more! There are endless photo opportunities throughout the day including relaxing in an authentic living room, posing with Roaring 20's characters, and taking a ride aboard the locomotive.

8:30 am

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

City of Groton Municipal Building, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Displays of city-related memorabilia from the private collection of Town Historian Jim Streeter. More info at cityofgroton.com. Runs June 12th-August 14th.

12:00 pm

Blessing of the Fleet, July 27, Ston.

Stonington Town Dock, , Stonington, CT

noon-4 p.m.; (860) 535-8445.

Guided Walking Tour, June, Ston.

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

2 p.m., weather permitting; sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society; $10 adults; $5 students (to age 18); (860) 535-1440.

Guided walking tours of Stonington Borough, sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society, will take place, weather permitting, at 11 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday afternoons through the end of August. Additional walking tours will be offered on Aug. 9 and 10 during the Battle of Stonington Bicentennial weekend.
Tours, starting at the Old Lighthouse Museum, 7 Water Street, include lively anecdotes about sea captains, merchants, artists, writers, and others of the 19th- and 20th-centuries, whose homes still line the lanes of the village.
The walking tour is $10 per adult, $5 per student (to age 18). Participants are also invited to visit the Old Lighthouse Museum and the Capt. Palmer House for a combined admission of $15 for adults and $10 students. Tour is limited to the first 15 people who arrive.
For more information call (860) 535-8445 or visit www.Stoningtonhistory.org. For weather-related questions on day of tour, call the Lighthouse Museum at (860) 535-1440.

10:00 am


BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

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.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

7:00 am

Beach Donut Fundraiser, July 4-Sept. 1, Sat/Sun/Holidays, O.Lyme

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

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

8:00 am

Time Machines Antique Car Show and Flea Market

Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT

CT Area Classic T-Birds presents its 36th Annual Car Show and Flea Market, held at Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Lane (I-95 exit 59) on Sunday July 27th from 8am-3pm, rain or shine. There will be 28 judged classes, featuring the Mustang’s 50th Anniversary with a special class for Shelby’s. All makes and models up to 1989 welcome, dash plaques to first 350 registrants. Three trophies will be awarded per class. To be eligible for trophy competition vehicles need to be on the show field by 12 noon and must be present for awards ceremony at 3pm. There is a display only, non judged class for vehicles 1989 and newer for people who want to share their special car with others. Original, non-modified show cars pre-dating 1930 enter free. There will be a car corral with cars for sale, music by DJ, and numerous door prizes called throughout the day. Again this year a 50/50 raffle with proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project will be held. A portion of proceeds will benefit other local charities. We will have multiple food vendors. Spectator parking is free on site. Sorry no pets, no alcohol, no bare feet per Guilford Fairgrounds. Also, sorry no canopies or tents on car show field. Car Corral-$15 per space, Vehicle registration is $10, Flea Market-20x20, pre-registration is $15, show day $30, admission is $4, under 12 free, 65+$3. For show info contact: Fred Klaus (203-239-2656) flklaus@comcast.net or Phil L’Heureux (860-384-4730) fearsomeford@sbcglobal.net For flea market: Joe & Karen Gregitis (860-741-0277) joetbird55@netscape.net Our club web site is tbirdsofconn.org/timemach.html So come join us for a family fun day.”

2:00 pm

Avery Farm Walking Tour, Sundays

Avery Farm House Gateway, 56 Lambtown Road, ,

the southern portion of Lambtown extension; sponsored by Groton Open Space Association; free; (860) 572-5715.

Turn onto Lambtown Rd (Groton) at the traffic light on Rt 184 at Flanders Road and follow to 56 Lambtown Rd. Contact GOSAmail@gmail.com for questions.

11:00 am

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

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.

11:00 am

Walking Tours of Stonington Village

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.


12:00 pm

'The World During Martha's Time'

Martha Culver House, 290 Quinnipiac Ave., North Haven, CT

12:00 pm

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours; Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

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


10:00 am

22nd Colchester Festival on the Green

Colchester Historcial Society , PO Box 13, Colchester, CT

The festival features events for the whole family including a quality Craft Show, craft demonstrations, a Fife and Drum Muster, music by the Colchester Regional Chamber Orchestra and a food court.

8:00 am

Old Lyme Mid-Summer Festival

, Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

All day. Participating locations on Lyme St.

12:00 pm

Denison Farmers Market

Denison Farmers Market ; 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

10:00 am

Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Arts & Crafts Festival

Old Saybrook Town Green, 302 Main St., Old Saybrook , CT


8:00 am

Flea Market

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

9:30 am

Circus Train & Big Top Show

Valley Railroad, 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, CT

Tickets: $20 (free for children under two).

2:00 pm

Storytelling with Evan DeFrancesco

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

8:00 pm

S'mores on the Shore

S'mores on the Shore; 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

8:00 am

General Stanton Inn Flea Market

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.

10:00 am

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods; 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.

2:00 pm

MOHEGAN-DAY GLO Presents Moodswing Pool Party

Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT , 06382

New England’s hottest outdoor party continues, with a twist! Experience all the excitement of GLO while you soak up the sun during our all new DAY GLO on Sunday, July 27th.


9:00 pm

Bulkeley House Karaoke

 Bulkeley House Karaoke; 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!

5:00 pm

Summer Music Sundays

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!

8:00 pm

Music / Karaoke

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

8:00 pm

Karaoke at the Moose

Karaoke at the Moose; New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, CT , 06320

music by Dj Voltage

7:00 pm

Fred Houde Performs Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Gazebo at East Wharf, , Madison, CT

9:00 pm

Bashment Sounds

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

6:00 pm

SUNSET KARAOKE at Upper Deck Sports Bar

SUNSET KARAOKE at Upper Deck Sports Bar; 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


1:00 pm

Leaf and Bark T-Shirt Art

Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

For all ages.

5:30 pm

Sunset Hike at Mount Pisgah

Sunset Hike at Mount Pisgah; Mount Pisgah, Pisgah Rd, Durham, CT , 06422

Join Women of the Woods at 5:30 PM a hike up Mt. Pisgah to watch the sunset. We (women only please) will hike a 2.5 to 3 mile loop hike in the nice woods near Mt. Pisgah. We will hike 2+ miles to the top of MT. Pisgah, enjoy the view, have a sack super, watch the sunset, and hike down on an old road. There are some rocky areas and a few steep spots on the ascent so sturdy shoes are required. Visit www.WomenoftheWoods.org for details. Contact Lucy to register, for directions or for questions: Lucy@WomenoftheWoods.org or 860-395-7771.


3:00 pm

Saybrook Stage Presents Rumors

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

Cost: $20 ($15 for students).

8:00 pm

The Man In The Long Black Coat: Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan

The Man In The Long Black Coat: Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan; Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Back by popular demand, this amazing, unique talent from the UK is sure to bring down the house! Tracy Stark, Conference music director and a frequent collaborator of Barb’s, will be at the piano. “The best show in New York hands down, in forever.” - Jon Robin Baitz

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