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Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Clamshell Quilt Show

Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT , 06320

The biennial “Quilts Around Town” quilt show sponsored by the Clamshell Quit Guild of Waterford,CT will be held at CT College in New London,CT on August 2-3,2014.Complete information concerning the show can be found on the Guild’s web site (www.clamshellquiltguild.org/show.html).Admission will be $8.00/day or $12/2 day pass.
The Guild will be exhibiting over 300 quilts made by it’s members and their associates. Sue Nickels is the guest speaker and will be teaching 2 workshops on Saturday:Machine Quilting and Machine Applique.The cost of a workshop is $40-class size is limited. Refer to the Guild website for workshop registration information. In addition there will be 18 vendors, a large boutique area and demonstrations held on Sat. On Sun is a basket drawing and a mini quilt auction.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

10:00 am

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Photographs by Peter Daitch; The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

An exhibition and sale of new photographs by Peter Daitch through Aug. 23;. The theme of motion of light and color aptly reflect this artist's point of view. Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com .

10:00 am

-Summer Painting and Sculpture Exhibition and the Connecticut Pastel Society

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

Portraits, landscapes, still life paintings and sculpture abound in this annual juried exhibition of work by the Association’s members. A separate juried show in the Goodman gallery will highlight the talented artist members of the Connecticut Pastel Society.

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

Author Events

1:00 pm

Open House

Open House; James Merrill House, 107 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Open House at the James Merrill Apartment on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd from 1 pm to 3 pm at 107 Water Street, 3rd and 4th floor. Admission is free. (Please note: the event will take place on the 3rd and 4th floor and is accessible by stairway only)

5:00 pm

James Merrill House Deck Party “Summer Camp”

James Merrill House Deck Party “Summer Camp”; James Merrill House, 107 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Join Us on Saturday, August 2nd for the Annual James Merrill House Deck Party “Summer Camp” from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Merrill Apartment at 107 Water Street, 4th floor. Live music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $20 in advance (available at Grand & Water Antiques, 147 Water Street) or $25 at the door. (Please note: the event will take place on the 4th floor and is accessible by stairway only)

1:00 pm

Open House

Open House; James Merrill House, 107 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Open House at the James Merrill Apartment on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd from 1 pm to 3 pm at 107 Water Street, 3rd and 4th floor. Admission is free. (Please note: the event will take place on the 3rd and 4th floor and is accessible by stairway only)

Community

1:00 pm

Bipolar/Depression Group, every Sat., Norwich

William Backus Hospital, 326 Washington St., Norwich, CT

1-3 p.m., Room 130; to learn about the group, call 1-800-842-1501, ext. 110.

6:00 am

GROTON CITY RESTAURANT TRAIL

GROTON CITY RESTAURANT TRAIL; CITY OF GROTON, GROTON CITY, CITY OF GROTON, CT , 06340

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, the sun rises on an all day FOOD TRAIL. Groton City restaurants will offer one-day-only specials – special menu items, special pricing or a percentage off your total bill. There is NO FEE TO PARTICIPATE in the Restaurant Trail; you pay only your restaurant checks. Discover new restaurants; visit that one you’ve been wondering about for so long; try some new ethnic food. You can eat three meals on the road and snack all day long! A complete list of PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS and their hours, Restaurant Trail Specials, links to sites and a map are all available at www.summerinthecitygroton.com

10:00 am

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

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.

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.

9:00 am

Stonington Farmers Market

Stonington Farmers Market; Stonington Town Dock, 11 Northwest St., Stonington, CT , 06378

Farmers Market featuring Connecticut grown foods, hand made crafts and music. Seasonal and greenhouse veggies and fruits, salad greens, apples, onions, squash, kale, spinach, carrots, mushrooms, etc, eggs, fresh baked breads and baked goods, flowers, cheese, pasture raised beef, poultry, lamb and pork, syrup, honey, jams, jellies, prepared foods, soup, pot pies, sandwiches and more.

10:00 am

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, Gales Ferry, Saturdays

St. Luke's Church, Clark Lane and Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

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.

9:00 am

Classic Car Show, Aug. 2, Norwich

Holy New Martyrs Orthodox Church, 364 Canterbury Turnpike, Norwich, CT

9 a.m.-2 p.m., cars, vendors, trophies, great food and music; rain date is Saturday, Aug. 9; (860) 456-7307.

10:00 am

Norwich Grange Fair, Aug. 2, Norwichtown

Norwich Grange, 174 W. Town St., Norwichtown, CT

10 a.m.-2 p.m., tag sale, silent auction, exhibits, raffles, live country music, country store; (860) 887-3145.

2:00 pm

Chicken BBQ Dinner Fundraiser

VFW Post 10153, 315 Essex Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Donation: $12 ($4 for children aged 12 and younger).

10:00 am

Free Community Carnival

Carelot Annual Community Carnival , 315 Flanders Rd., East Lyme, CT , 06333

Carelot Children's Center is having it's Free Annual Community Carnival, August 2, 2014, from 10am to 2pm. This is a fun family event. There will be games, prizes, music and free lunch provided.

11:00 am

Wild Ones, Aug. 2, N.London

Connecticut College - Olin Building, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT

11 a.m., Room 113; "The Many Reasons and Ways to Use Native Plants", a talk presented to Connecticut Wild Ones by Charlotte Pyle, Landscape Ecologist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service and Co-Chair of the Native Alternatives Subcommittee of the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group; 10 a.m., business meeting in the Olin Lounge; free and open to all.

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.

9:00 am

Farmers Market

Ashlawn Farm, 78 Bill Hill Road, Lyme, CT

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

GIFTS FROM THE SEA ABOUND AT THE GENERAL STANTON INN FLEA MARKET IN RI THIS WEEKEND

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

The Ocean State is always teeming with treasures from the Sea & this weekend in Charlestown, that is especially true. Seafood afficianados taking part at the 30th annual Charlestown Seafood Festival, Sat. 11-11 and Sun. 11-10 at Ninigret State Park, 4890A Old Post Rd, can drift just a bit up the Road to 4115 Old Post Road, and visit the outdoor, Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Market on Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3p.m. The "changing tides" at Charlestown's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Market, bring in new treasures every week. Treasure hunters search for everything from pond boats & hand-made vintage fishing lures, fishing rods, reels and creels, clamming rakes & crabbing nets, to hand-crafted sea glass jewelry & wind chimes, ship models &tin toy boats, nautical lamps & compasses, blown glass marine life figurals & paper weights, vintage Lobsterware & oyster dishes, maritime art & other gifts from the sea. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Market, which opened its 49th Season in late April & will sail on through to Columbus Day, October 13, is open for treasure & bargain hunting every Sat./Sun./ Holiday Mon.(all 8 a.m.-3p.m) Contact Janice Falcone, 401-364-1818 or 401-364-8888. http://www.generalstantoninn.com.

1:00 pm

Farmers Market

Williams Park, Broad Street, New London, CT , 06320

newlondonfieldofgreens.org

4:00 pm

Caribbean Pig Picking Extravaganza, Aug. 2, Ston.

Horses Healing Humans, 340 New London Turnpike, Stonington, CT

4-8 p.m., food, meet the horses and a silent auction to benefit Horses Healing Humans of Southeastern Connecticut; $75 advance tickets; $100 at the door; (860) 984-7270.

9:00 am

Breakfast, Aug. 2, N.London

RAFA, 135 Garfield Ave., New London, CT

9 a.m.-noon, full breakfast with eggs cooked to order; open to all; $7; (860) 447-0055.

4:00 pm

Stonington Borough Fire Department Lobster Fest

Stonington Borough Fire Department, 100 Main St, Stonington, CT , 06378

The Stonington Borough Fire Department is sponsoring its annual lobster night, Saturday, August 2nd, 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Fire House, 100 Main St, Stonington. The meal will consist of twin lobsters, corn on the cob, coleslaw and Beverage. Tickets are $25. Call 860.867.7227 to reserve or purchase at the door. All proceeds benefit the Stonington Borough Fire Department.

9:00 am

Summer Book & Bake Sale

Killingworth Library, 301 Rte. 81, Killingworth , CT

Benefits library activities and programs.

Messages from the Other Side, Aug. 2, Waterford; Waterford Community Center, 24 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

PSYCHIC READINGS BENEFIT ROTTIE RESCUE
Lisa M. Lanno, a spirit medium, will be at the Waterford Community Center on Saturday to perform psychic readings and spiritual connections, as part of a fundraiser for Cathy’s Rottie Rescue of North Stonington.
Doors open at 6 p.m. The main event is 7-9 p.m. Visitors may connect with loved ones who have passed, including pets. Bring two large cans of dog food to be entered into a drawing for a tarot card reading performed by Lanno.
This event will help the rottweilers and other dogs. Leinert founded the organization in 2000, which is dedicated to the rescue and rehab of abandoned, abused and neglected Rottweilers. The group finds homes for the dogs after they have received veterinary care and socialization. Visit www.cathysrottie.petfinder.com.
Admission is $30 and includes refreshments. For more information email Lisa@LisaMLano.com, visit LisaMLanno.com or call (860) 235-0603.

9:00 am

Horseshoe Crab Walk, July 12, Westerly

Napatree, , Westerly, CT

9 a.m., lead by Laura Craver-Rogers; meet at the entrance to Napatree by the Misquamicut Beach Club.

10:30 am

Plein Art with Ed Rosado, Aug. 2, E.Lyme

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

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., create art outdoors; learn the basics of drawing, including composition, shading and structure; call to register (860) 739-6926.

10:00 am

SNAP Fitness Open House Weekend

SNAP Fitness, 266 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

Education/Lectures

1:00 pm

Triple Demonstration

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Features artists Claudia Seymour, Gigi Horr Liverant, and Christine Ivers.

9:00 am

Tag and Bake Sale

Tag and Bake Sale; Lyme Public Hall, 249 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT , 06371

11:00 am

Grove St Cemetery Tours

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

One (1) Hour Walking Historical Tour of New Haven Historical Persons - Eli Whitney Inventor

11:00 am

Solar Open House

Home of Mark Reeves, 51 Walnut St., Ivoryton, CT

Free tour of residential solar system.

Fairs/Festivals

11:00 am

62nd Annual Stonington Village Fair

Wadawanuck Square, Wadawanuck Square, Stonington Village, CT

This annual tradition takes place the first Saturday in August every year. Held on Wadawanuck Square (the library green) right in the heart of the Stonington Borough from 11:00-4:00 pm. Throughout the day you will find endless things to do including: craft vendors, book sale, Treasures and Trifles table, entertainment, garden club flower sale, kids games and rides, food from local restaurants, and the famous soup kitchen. This is a true community event that serves as a fundraiser for the COMO (Stonington Community Center).

6:00 pm

FOOD AND FASHION FROM AROUND THE WORLD

FOOD AND FASHION FROM AROUND THE WORLD; TBD, TBD, BRIDGEPORT, CT

Do You Love Food Jewelry Or Clothing? Then I Have Great News For You! We Are Serving Food, Clothing, And Jewelry From Around The World (Music Too!)
Come Travel The World In Less Than An Hour! See You There!

Rummage Sale, Baltic

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, 70 West Main St., Baltic, CT

July 24 - 5-8 p.m., $10 admission
July 25 - 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., free
July 26 - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free
Aug. 1 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free
Aug. 2 - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free

(860) 822-6378.

Kids/Family

10:30 am

'Yummy Snacks for Youngsters'

Killingworth Library, 301 Rte. 81, Killingworth , CT

For ages three to five. No registration required.

11:00 am

Children’s Origami Workshop

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

Free workshop with Habitat for Artists Carmen and Rachel.

10:00 am

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival; Carelot Children's Center , 315 Flanders Road, East Lyme, CT , 06333

Lunch, Face Painting, Games, Prizes, Moon Bounce, Popcorn, Touch-A-Truck, CTmusic, Cupcake the Clown, and much, much, more.
Sponsored by: Northeast Financial Group LLC., Crown Pizza, Café Sol, Lifehouse Fitness, Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co., Inc, Hayes Service LLC, Delorge Auto Body, Arnold E. Benak Jr.,DMD,LLC, Palmieris NY Style, The Dance Extension, Blackhawk Fishing, Charles Place Restaurant

9:00 am

Free Asthma Camp for Children

Quinnipiac University's North Haven campus, 370 Bassett Rd., North Haven , CT

Free camp for children aged 6 to 12. Registration required.

12:00 pm

'Into the Woods! Who's Been There?'

Killingworth Library, 301 Rte. 81, Killingworth , CT

For families. No registration required.

10:00 am

Haudenosaunee Pottery Workshops

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Join Natasha Smoke Santiago to learn history through the hands-on experience of making Haudenosaunee pottery. These traditional pottery workshops are perfect for adults and children 10 and older. Learn about pot structure, building techniques, and the utilitarian purpose of pottery. Each participant builds a pot to take home to dry. Three sessions per day, each limited to 15 people. $45 non-members, $35 Museum members, due at registration.

Register by July 26: (800) 411-9671 or rsvp@pequotmuseum.org.

Aug. 2&3
10-11:30 a.m.
1-2:30 p.m.
3-4:30 p.m.

1:00 pm

Comparing Animal Skeletons

Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

For families with children aged 5 to 11. Cost: $10 per family.

10:30 am

Pop-up Card Workshop with Yevgeniya Yeretskaya

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Registration required.

10:00 am

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival; Carelot Children's Center , 315 Flanders Road, East Lyme, CT , 06385

Lunch, Face Painting, Games, Prizes, Moon Bounce, Popcorn, Touch-A-Truck, CTmusic, Cupcake the Clown, and much, much, more.
Sponsored by: Northeast Financial Group LLC., Crown Pizza, Café Sol, Lifehouse Fitness, Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co., Inc, Hayes Service LLC, Delorge Auto Body, Arnold E. Benak Jr.,DMD,LLC, Palmieris NY Style, The Dance Extension, Blackhawk Fishing, Charles Place Restaurant

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

8:00 am

Proud to TRI

Proud to TRI; Waterford Beach Park, Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

The New London Recreation Department and Waterford Recreation and Parks Commission are proud to present the first annual regional youth triathlon called “ PROUD TO TRI” to be held Saturday, August 2, 2014. Proud to TRI is a swim, bike, and run event for any child ages 5-17 yrs. old. It is a family fun event to encourage physical activity in our children. The event will be held at Waterford Beach Park in Waterford, CT, beginning at 8:00 AM. Register your child at www.newlondonrec.com, New London Recreation Dept., or at the Waterford Recreation and Parks office. We are limiting this race to the first 100 children to register. Don’t wait, reserve your space now! Call NL Recreation 860-447-5230 with any questions. Deadline to register is July 30th.

10:00 am

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival

Carelot Children's Center Annual Community Carnival; Carelot Children's Center , 315 Flanders Road, East Lyme, CT , 06385

Lunch, Face Painting, Games, Prizes, Moon Bounce, Popcorn, Touch-A-Truck, CTmusic, Cupcake the Clown, and much, much, more.
Sponsored by: Northeast Financial Group LLC., Crown Pizza, Café Sol, Lifehouse Fitness, Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co., Inc, Hayes Service LLC, Delorge Auto Body, Arnold E. Benak Jr.,DMD,LLC, Palmieris NY Style, The Dance Extension, Blackhawk Fishing, Charles Place Restaurant

10:00 am

Pond Dipping for Families: Session 2

Bauer Park, 257 Copse Rd., Madison, CT

Registration required.

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.

10:00 am

Memorial Skate Contest

Platwood Skate Park, Route 80, Deep River, CT , 06417

Rain Date: Sunday, August 3rd 2014

Skateboard contest registration starts at 10:00am and the actual contest begins at 12:00pm. There will be food (donated by Deep River Pizza) and drinks along with photography, t-shirts, and raffle tickets for sale.

If you would like to donate or help during the event, please contact us as nickr.fund@yahoo.com

Waiver form for participating in the skateboard contest: http://nickramcke.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Waiver-Form-6.23.14-V2.docx

7:00 am

Groton City Food Trail

City of Groton Restaurants, City of Groton, Groton, CT

Three meals on the road ... plus snacks, beverages and more! Participating City restaurants offer specials - menu items, prices & deals.

10:00 am

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse; 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

8:00 pm

Concert: Orleans

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

Cost: $55.

9:00 pm

Midlife Crisis Band

La Luna, 168 N. Main St., Branford, CT

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
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

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!

9:00 pm

Someone You Can Xray Live in Concert

Someone You Can Xray Live in Concert; Comfort Cafe, LLC, 90 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook , CT , 06475

Local live music sensation Someone You Can Xray is hosting their annual summer party, and you're invited! Liquid light show by "A Case of Space", we'll have door prizes, giveaways, and glow items, too! The drinks are flowing and the bar is glowing! Come light up the night with us! The party starts at 9.

6:00 pm

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

New Haven Green, , New Haven, CT

Brubeck Brothers Quartet: 7:30 p.m.; NHSO Jazz Quintet: 6 p.m.

Robb Darula

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

Nature/Outdoors

10:00 am

FREE Guided Tour of the Connecticut Arboretum's Campus Landscape

FREE Guided Tour of the Connecticut Arboretum's Campus Landscape; Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

The Connecticut College Arboretum offers Free Guided Tours of the major collections every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the Summer.

This Saturday 8/2, you can experience the beauty and diversity of the Campus Landscape. Observe unusual tree and shrub plantings along with historic architecture and sweeping views of Long Island Sound.

Tours are free and open to the public.

Meet at the blue sculpture located near New London Hall on the campus of Connecticut College at 10 a.m.

For more information, please visit: http://www.conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/visiting-the-arboretum/public-tours/
or call: 860-439-5020 M-F 8:30am - 12:30pm.

And don't forget to like the Arboretum on Facebook for even more fun events: https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCollegeArboretum

10:00 am

Tai Chi

Hammonasset Beach State Park, 1288 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free, but park has entrance fee. Meet at the Meigs Point Nature Center a few minutes before class.

10:00 am

FREE Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden

FREE Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden; Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

The Connecticut College Arboretum offers Free Guided Tours of the major collections every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the Summer.

This Saturday 7/12, explore a mature collection of ornamental trees and shrubs from around the world. This International Garden for Peace also contains a Japenese-styled garden.

Tours are free and open to the public.

Meet at the blue sculpture located near New London Hall on the campus of Connecticut College at 10 a.m.

For more information, please visit: http://www.conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/visiting-the-arboretum/public-tours/
or call: 860-439-5020 M-F 8:30am - 12:30pm.

And don't forget to like the Arboretum on Facebook for even more fun events: https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCollegeArboretum

Stage/Theater

7:00 pm

Zombie Prom

Joseph Melillo Middle School, 67 Hudson St., East Haven, CT

Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for youth under 12 and seniors at the door ($10 and $8 in advance).

8:00 pm

Cabaret Grand Finale

Cabaret Grand Finale; Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Promising to be one of the Conference’s best yet – not to be missed! Join us to toast and bid farewell to our new family.

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