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The Farmington Valley Visitors Association Presents Seasonal Thrills and Chills with HAUNTED MINIATURE GOLF

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

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

AVON, CT: The Farmington Valley Visitors Association (FVVA) is devilishly pleased to present its Seventh Annual Haunted Miniature Golf fundraiser, beginning October 16th at the Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor. Come enjoy 19 holes of hair-raising fun with villainous vampires, wicked witches, spooky skeletons and spine-chilling surprises – join in the fear-fest by coming...

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4th Annual Sandy Hook Halloween Walk

Oct 25, 2014

Attention all ghosts and goblins! Sandy Hook Village invites trick-or-treaters to the Fourth Annual Sandy Hook Village Halloween Walk on October 25th from 11am to 2pm. Downtown merchants will scare up a delightful array of in-store candy and other treats for kids dressed in costume! This fun trick-or-treat is hosted by Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity, better known as SHOP. ...

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Art Start for Preschoolers (Ages 3–5)

Oct 25, 2014 - Jun 27, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

This program helps caregivers and young children discover art together in the Museum. Listen to a story and then explore line, shape, color, and other elements of art with teaching artist Margaret Freedman. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and teaches at the Noah Webster House, here at the New Britain Museum of American Art, and in pre-K through 8th grade classrooms...

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Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI Exhibit

Oct 25, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

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

The new exhibit Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI at the Litchfield Historical Society will highlight a selection of WWI posters from the museum's collection. It will be on view through November 30, 2014. When the Great War broke out in Europe in 1914, the town of Litchfield was actively involved in war efforts from the start. Ranging from work of the local Red Cross chapter...

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Grove Street Cemetery Tours

Oct 25, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

One Hour Walking Tour To View Historical Persons

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice. After the...

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014

A ghost woman who searches for her husband, an immortal trapped in a peasant’s body, and a wheel that spins prayers—East Asian cultures offer artwork woven through with supernatural and mystical elements. These encompass but a portion of the sensory, transcendental imagery in “Not of This World.” Not only aesthetically pleasing, these pieces reveal spiritual worlds filled with love,...

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Net Work, a collaborative and participatory installation

Oct 25, 2014

By visual artist Megan Craig and Choreographer Rachel Bernsen  In The Big Room, Building 2, Floor

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“A World of Dreams—New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair” Exhibition

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

The exhibition “A World of Dreams” includes new large-scale paintings in which Professor of Art Tula Telfair presents monumental landscapes and epic-scale vistas that are simultaneously awe-inspiring and intimate. She combines stillness with motion, solitude with universality, and definition with suggestion in her bold and quiet works. Ms. Telfair’s paintings are fully contemporary in...

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

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

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice....

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