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StatewideAs Connecticut enters wedding season, many stops along the Connecticut Art Trail have a busy few months ahead. From garden weddings, to celebrations among striking modern exhibitions, the Art Trail has a variety of wedding venues suited to different needs...
Tags: Artists, Arts and Culture, Marriage, Weddings, Family
Geek out on Star Wars Day by spreading the message of the Force at these local events: Star Wars Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com. Free Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m....
The Hartford CourantNews that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
Help the kids get the sillies out this weekend and head up to Old Lyme for Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show. Sing silly songs, do silly dances and see what some puppets can do. Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show April 14, 2 p.m., Free with...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Old Lyme, Entertainment, Museums
Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...
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The cut-ups of Sea Tea Improv (pictured) invade the coast this Friday, when they take over Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum for a night of hilarity. It's part of the Museum's Hot Air Club program, where attendees socialize, drink signature cocktails...
The Hartford CourantAfter World War I, Canada suffered an identity crisis, struggling to define itself as a nation in a way that was no longer determined by British colonialism. Arthur Heming, the right man at the right time, helped to fill the void. "He was part of a...
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Get the family out of the house this weekend. Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum hosts a Winder Wonderment Weekend on Feb. 9 and 10. On both days, visitors will be able to view the museum's newest exhibit, Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North. Hands-on...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Old Lyme, Museums
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, has a bunch of activities planned in January to accentuate its currently hanging exhibits. Here’s the lineup: Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m.: “Ellen Axson Wilson & First Ladies of the 21st...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Woodrow Wilson, Poetry, Old Lyme, Arts
This year, celebrate the season at The Magic of Christmas at the Florence Griswold Museum. This exhibition features a variety of exhibits. In the historic Griswold House, visitors can enjoy an authentic recreation of Christmas celebrations in 1910,...
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The Magic of Christmas: Through Jan. 6, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, flogris.org. A Miniature Show: Through Dec. 31, The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St., New London, (860) 443-0344. Tree of Nations:...
This year’s incarnation of Miss Florence's Artist Tree, a holiday tradition at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, will go up on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will stay up until Sunday, Jan. 6. The Christmas tree is decorated by little palettes painted...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Old Lyme, Arts, Museums, Holidays
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