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Transformation

Jul 31, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

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

Gallery One, an intentional community of artists whose common bond is a commitment to each artist realizing his/her individual voice, presents Transformation, in which Gallery One’s artists have chosen works that align with The Mary C. Daly’s mission of exhibiting art that  “…expresses a powerful connection to creation in all its forms.” Opening reception on...

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Lyman Orchards' Sunflower Maze

Jul 31, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016

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

All Aboard for Adventure in the Train Sunflower Maze!   In the 1860s, David Lyman II started building the Airline Railroad, opening a vital pathway from New York to Boston. Now, to celebrate our 275th Anniversary, we honor the man responsible building for the railroad. Take a first-class journey through history – and 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers – in our...

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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Jul 31, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016

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

Daily, June 18 –Sept. 5, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Ants are everywhere, living complex and diverse lives that are mostly hidden from our view. Now, with the aid of a macro lens and the insights of ant expert and photographer Mark Moffett, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonia's National Museum of Natural...

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Ralph Nader's Booming Winsted Book Festival

Jul 31, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

June 27, 2016 for immediate release Ralph Nader Presents THE BOOMING WINSTED BOOK FESTIVAL on July 30-31, 2016 Contact: Charlene LaVoie, Community Lawyer 860-738-1262 or communitylawyer@gmail.com “Readers Think and Thinkers Read” is the wisdom behind the announcement of the Booming Winsted Book Festival on Saturday July 30 (9:00 am to 6:00 pm) and Sunday July 31 (10:00...

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Kid Stuff: Children's Items in the Museum Collection

Jul 31, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016

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

Exhibit of children’s clothes, dolls, samplers, artwork, school exercises, and rewards of merit. Admission to the exhibit also includes self-guided tours of the 1639 Whitfield House. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Free parking.

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jul 31, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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Stories from Near and Far: Refugee Artists in New Haven

Jul 31, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016

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

The evocative artwork and poignant personal stories of six New Haven artists/refugees who withstood imprisonment, persecution, fear and anxiety, and even death threats in some of the most repressive countries in the world comprise a new exhibition at the New Haven Museum (NHM): “Stories from Near and Far: Refugee Artists in New Haven.” The exhibit will be on view from Wednesday,...

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Sunflowers for Wishes

Jul 31, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

From July 23rd to July 31st, Make-A-Wish Connecticut will host the 13th Annual Sunflowers for Wishes at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, CT. Sunflower bouquets,  sunflower themed shirts, hayrides and famous sunflower ice cream cones will all be provided by the Button family who donate all proceeds to Make-A-Wish Connecticut to create wishes for local children battling life-threatening medical...

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Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer

Jul 31, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016

Among the “ten commandments” Wallace Nutting distributed to workers building his line of furniture was the decree: ‘Let nothing leave your hands until you are proud of the work.” Nutting’s attention to detail and groundbreaking accomplishments in promoting American history and antiques are celebrated in the exhibition, “Wallace Nutting: Preservation...

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jul 31, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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