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Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013,

Crossing the Connecticut River Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Can you get there from here? This old saying really means something when you consider getting across the mighty Connecticut without the bridges we have today! There are approximately 58 vehicle bridges currently spanning the Connecticut River and ten were chosen as representative examples for the Connecticut River Museum's 2013 exhibit 'Crossing the Connecticut: Bridges of the Connecticut River'. The exhibit features several different styles of bridge design and explores how people's ideas of what bridges should look like and how they reflect how their communities have changed over time. The exhibit features many objects and images from the Museum's collections as well as paintings, original toll signs, documents and other artifacts on loan from other institutions. Through October 20.

Saturday, Jun. 22, 2013,

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Essex Association
10 Main Street, Essex, CT

"Favorite Things" showing the work of the Elected Artist Members The show runs from June 1 - 22, open daily 1-5, except Tuesdays.
The Exit Gallery features the art of Renni Ridgeway-Korsmeyer of Old Lyme.

Sunday, Jun. 16, 2013,

David Dunlop - Light & Motion

Art Exhibits/Openings

Susan Powell Fine Art
679 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

David Dunlop's one-man Show Light and Motion features 30 new oil paintings opening on May 17 and continuing through June 16, 2013. Join us on Friday, May 17, from 5 -8 pm and meet the artist. David Dunlop’s electrifying new series of New York City, the Connecticut Shore and abstract landscapes fuse light and color in motion. Dunlop puts us in a familiar place only to make it wonderfully unfamiliar, producing a vibrant mystery whose secrets are not readily revealed. David Dunlop is an Emmy Award winner for his PBS Series Landscapes Through Time that will have a new nationwide broadcast starting May 27, 2013.

Sunday, Jun. 30, 2013,

Art Exhibition - David Stumpo & Eleanor Pringle - Art Gallery at the Mill House

Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Gallery at the Mill House
5 West Main St., Chester, CT

The paintings of David Stumpo and Eleanor Pringle will be on display at the Mill House during the month of June. The artists’ reception will be held Fri, June 21, 5-8 pm during Chester’s annual Midsummer Night Stroll in the town center. Meet David and Eleanor and experience their work along your stroll through Chester’s shops, galleries and restaurants on a warm summer evening.

Community

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Strawberry Social and Berry Basket Raffle

Community

Carriage House
245 Main STreet, Deep River, CT

Donation: $5.00

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Nature Festival, June 9, Chester

Community

Chester Meeting House
4 Liberty St., Chester, CT

noon-6 p.m., sponsored by Killingworth's Raptor Rehabilitation and Education Center, A Place Called Hope; activities for all ages including nature workshops, music, food, crafts, vendors, environmental information booths and CT Wildlife nature presentations; proceeds and donations go toward constructing a Bald Eagle Aviary at A Place Called Hope's Center; (203) 804-3453 or (860) 575-9791.

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Puppy Crawl

Community

Old Saybrook Town Green
, Old Saybrook, CT

Donation: $20 (includes appetizers, goodie bag, and $5 frozen yogurt coupon). No dog required. Benefits Dog Days adoption events. RSVP requested.

Education/Lectures

Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013,

Historic Guilford Walking Tours

Education/Lectures

Guilford Town Hall
31 Park Street, Guilford, CT

Please join our award winning tours as we begin our second year! Tours are every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and continue through September.

Our student guides will lead you through 374 years of American History and Architecture.

The tours were awarded the “Best of New England” designation in 2013 by Yankee Magazine.

For further information, please visit www.historicguilford.org or call (203)233-1026.

Tickets are sold online, at local stores on the Green or by the guides prior to the tours. All tours start and finish at the Guilford Town Hall.

Fairs/Festivals

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Nature Festival

Fairs/Festivals

Chester Meeting House
4 Liberty Street, Chester, CT

Benefits A Place Called Hope in Killingworth. Freewill donation.

Misc. Events

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Falconry Demonstration

Misc. Events


88 Mulberry Farms Road, Guilford, CT

Opening annual meeting of Guilford Land Trust; families welcome.

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Guided Visualization Workshop

Misc. Events

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health
35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT

Stressed? Worried about an upcoming event? Come to a Guided Visualization Workshop and learn new ways to remain calm. Call Betty Hamilton of Hypnosis for Health, LLC at 203-804-8897 to reserve your spot. $10.00

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Griswold Inn Art Tour and Talk

Misc. Events

The Griswold Inn
36 Main Street, Essex, CT

reservations required

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

French Wine Tasting and Seminar

Misc. Events

Madison Wine Exchange
188 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Tickets: $25, available in advance only.

Music

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Cappella Cantorum Men's Chorus: 'Honoring Freedom'

Music

St. Paul Lutheran Church
56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Tickets: $15 ($12 in advance, free for children under 12).

Nature/Outdoors

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Beginning Birding

Nature/Outdoors

Bauer Park
257 Copse Road, Madison, CT

From warblers to woodpeckers and herons to hummingbirds, over 42 bird species breed at Bauer Park. Learn the basics of birding as we explore the fields and forest to find our summer birds. Binoculars and field guides will be provided or bring your own.

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Guilford Land Trust Meeting

Nature/Outdoors

Jared Eliot Preserve
88 Mulberry Farms Road, Guilford, CT

Attend the Annual Meeting of the Guilford Land Conservation Trust and enjoy a falconry demonstration and an up close experience with spectacular birds of prey with Skyhunters in Flight.

Stage/Theater

Sunday, Jun. 9, 2013,

Heartbeat Dixieland Band

Stage/Theater

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

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