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Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012,

Exhibition with the Odyssey Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Gallery at the Mill House
5 Main Street, Chester, CT

Celebrate with us! Our 10th Anniversary Exhibition features the Odyssey Painters. Sharing an interest in painting outdoors, this group of plein air painters gathers throughout the changing seasons. From the rolling Lyme hillsides to the Connecticut shoreline, we have put together a collection of fine art for your viewing pleasure.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012,

Trees of Connecticut Art Show

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton,

The Clinton Tree Committee is seeking artwork for the Seventh Annual Art Show. There will be a new theme this year: THE TREES OF CONNECTICUT. Artists are encouraged to submit paintings and photographs of their favorite Connecticut trees. Submissions must be original artwork and be ready to hang. A prize will be awarded to the work voted "People's Choice ".
The show will be held at the Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton. It will run from November 1 - November 30.
The mission of the Clinton Tree Committee is to protect our valuable urban forest, and to educate Clinton residents about the planting and care of trees. The tree ordinance approved in 1998, established the guidelines for the planting, maintenance and removal of town trees.

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013,

Artistry Holiday Sale of Fine American Craft

Art Exhibits/Openings

Guilford Art Center
411 Church Street, Guilford, CT

Handmade crafts by more than 300 artists from across the country are featured, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, ornaments, toys, specialty foods, and more. More than 80 new artists join the event this year. Proceeds benefit the exhibiting artists and Guilford Art Center's educational and community programs. Artistry hours are Monday through Sunday 10am-6pm, Thursday 10am-8pm.

Community

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Trees in the Rigging

Community

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex, CT

The Connecticut River Museum, the Essex Board of Trade, and the Essex Historical Society combine to present this annual event that includes a traditional, lantern-lit carol stroll down Main Street where spectators are invited to bring their own lanterns or flashlights and join in with the Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife and Drum Corps and a parade of antique cars. The stroll steps off at 4:30 pm at the Essex Town Hall on West Avenue and ends at the Connecticut River Museum with a parade of vessels dressed out in holiday lights and passing in review along the Connecticut River. Santa and his elves will arrive by one of the parade boats for visits with children on the lawn of the Museum. The event rain date is Sunday, December 2.

Education/Lectures

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

'Harvesting History'

Education/Lectures

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

Admission: $8 ($6 for seniors and college students; $5 for youth aged 6 to 17; free for children under 6).

Kids/Family

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013,

19th Annual Holiday Train Show

Kids/Family

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex, CT

The family-friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex for its nineteenth year of fun for all ages. Train artist Steve Cryan has worked his magic again with more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors are challenged to find a scavenger list of various objects hidden within the settings while the very young can get hands-on at the expanded American Flyer and Lionel train layout designed for toddler size viewing. The exhibit is a true locomotive extravaganza and a perfect outing for train fans and all who are young at heart. Sponsored by Liberty Bank, The Safety Zone and Valley Courier, the exhibit runs through February 10, 2013.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

A Visit with Santa

Kids/Family

The Morgan School
27 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT

Cost: $5 per child. All proceeds benefit Project Graduation 2013.

Misc. Events

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Stomp N Crush Wine Tasting

Misc. Events

Stomp N Crush
140 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Music

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Connecticut Yuletide Carolers

Music

United Methodist Church of Branford
811 E. Main Street, Branford, CT

Suggested donation: $10. Benefits the church.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Traditional Irish Music Concert

Music

Irish American Community Center
9 Venice Place, East Haven, CT

Tickets: $25 at the door ($20 in advance for adults; $15 in advance for seniors).

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Concert of Carols

Music

The United Methodist Church
811 East Main St., Branford, CT

The CT YULETIDE CAROLERS will celebrate the start of the holiday season with a concert of carols at United Methodist Church, Branford, 811 East Main Street, Branford, CT (Branford/Guilford town line) on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 7PM. Victorian carolers will fill the winter air with the bright sounds of the season, singing traditional and contemporary Christmas music a capella in 4-part harmony to bring holiday cheer to young and old alike. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

The Connecticut Yuletide Carolers group was formed in 2006 and their inaugural season consisted of 6 singers and 12 performances; the group has grown to 16 singers from all along the shoreline making over 35 performances throughout Connecticut and New England. The group appeared last year on WFSB’s “Better Connecticut” program and was featured in a television commercial for Big Y World Class Market. They have performed at holiday festivals, wedding receptions, libraries, shopping centers, corporate and private home parties, senior residences, and museums.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

CT YULETIDE CAROLERS

Music

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF BRANFORD
811 East Main Street, branford, CT

The CT YULETIDE CAROLERS will celebrate the start of the holiday season with a concert of carols. Victorian carolers will fill the winter air with the bright sounds of the season, singing traditional and contemporary Christmas music a capella in 4-part harmony to bring holiday cheer to young and old alike.
The Connecticut Yuletide Carolers was formed in 2006 by Guilford residents Michael and Lori Cartwright. Their inaugural season consisted of 6 singers and 12 performances; the group has grown to 24 singers from all along the shoreline making over 40 performances throughout Connecticut and New England.
All proceeds will benefit the church's general operating fund. Visit http://www.ctyuletide.com or call (203) 673-9485 for more information.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Broadway Revue III in 3-D

Music

First Congregational Church
122 Broad Street, Guilford, CT

Part of the Joyful Noise! concert series.

Nature/Outdoors

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Holiday Alpaca Open Farm Days

Nature/Outdoors

New England Alpacas
14 Bethke Road, Killingworth, CT

Stage/Theater

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

One Little Wish

Stage/Theater

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

Tickets: $40 for adults; $30 for students and seniors.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

One Little Wish

Stage/Theater

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

Cost: $40 for adults; $30 for students and seniors.

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012,

Broadway Revue III in 3-D

Stage/Theater

First Congregational Church
122 Broad Street, Guilford, CT

Part of Joyful Noise! concert series.

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