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The Way We Worked

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 4, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

September 20 through November 4, 9am – 5pm The Way We Worked is a fun and nostalgic look back at the history of working people in America. It draws from the rich photographic collections at the National Archives to illustrate the changes in the workforce and work environments. The Stamford Museum & Nature Center offers a supplementary exhibition that explores the history of the...

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Parties at the JCC Center

Oct 26, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to have a party to remember. Our party facilitator will create a fun and engaging environment for the children. We will decorate the room with balloons, set the table with tablecloths, plates, cups, napkins, etc. Children will be engaged in fun,...

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Portrait Painting Workshop with Christopher Zhang

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Lyme Art Association is pleased to welcome back, by popular demand, esteemed portrait artist and instructor Christopher Zhang! In this two-day workshop, students will work from a model, exploring the art of portrait painting. Each day will begin with a demonstration, and group instruction will follow. Individual attention will be provided throughout the class, and this workshop is open...

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The Wilton Fall Antiques Market

Oct 26, 2014

Barnstar Productions and the Wilton Historical Society will present the Wilton Antiques Market. More than 80 exhibitors are expected to participate in the Americana-filled event, featuring a wide variety of goods, from furniture to ceramics to textiles, jewelry, early iron and brass, lighting, nautical work, and more. For a list of vendors, please visit www.barnstar.com  

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Up Close and Creepy: Wethersfield Witch Trials, Ancient Burying Grounds & a 19th-Century Wake at WDS

Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

It is a little-known fact that the witchcraft cases of Wethersfield, Connecticut, preceded those in Salem, Massachusetts, by 30 years. Indeed, the confession of witchcraft by Wethersfield resident Mary Johnson in 1648 was the first of 43 Connecticut cases, with 16 ending in execution. The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum “Witches and Tombstones Tours” begin with these chilling facts and...

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Art Exhibition

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

"Missing Links," a group exhibition by 12 area artists curated by Catherine Vanaria, chair of the WCSU Department of Art, will open with a reception from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, and will run through Saturday, Nov. 29, at The Gallery at the Institute Library, 847 Chapel St. in New Haven. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday....

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New Exhibit! Tribal Highlight, The Florida Seminole

Oct 26, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a vibrant community with a rich and unique history. The cultural descendants of Native Americans who lived in the southeastern United States as early as 12,000 years ago, the tribe’s population increased in the 18th century as escaped slaves and free blacks settled in the area, bringing with them the Gullah culture of the South Carolina and Georgia coastal...

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Holidaze: The Real Story of Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas (exhibit)

Oct 26, 2014 - Dec 14, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Explore the origins and myths of our most popular holidays. Hands-on activities include trying on Halloween costumes, a trivia challenge, and writing letters to Santa. Visitors are encouraged to bring donations for UNICEF, the Guilford Food Bank, and Toys for Tots. Admission to the exhibit also includes self-guided tours of the 1639 Whitfield House. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Free...

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Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibition showcases a singular work of art: a handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by the Benedictine monks of Saint John’s University and Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, to mark the dawn of the new millennium. This Bible is monumental in both size and scope: each of its nearly 1,150 pages, comprised in seven volumes, measures approximately 24 x 16 inches, and the...

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Her Way, An Exhibition and Sale of Paintings by American Women

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

An Exhibition and Sale of Paintings by American Women from the 19th century through present day.  The Cooley Gallery opens this exhibition as a part of a town-wide celebration of women artists and their place in American art history. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com.

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