It’s that time of year again – First Fridays in Putnam are kicking off this weekend! Friday, May 3 is the beginning of the season, and we are so ready. This is one of the best events in the Quiet Corner, mostly because we love Putnam! You’ll find it all here – art, food, wine, theater, shopping, antiques. This is a celebration of all we have to...Continue Reading
Fine arts and crafts in a historical wonderland. Roseland Cottage’s annual arts and crafts festival this weekend.
One of New England’s favorite arts and crafts shows is happening at our very own Roseland Cottage this weekend. The Fine Arts and Crafts Festival at Roseland Cottage is a juried show featuring 175 artisans and their treasures, including jewelry, woodworking, paintings, glass, pottery and more. There will be live music, food and visitors can tour the famous...Continue Reading
The Last Green Festival in Brooklyn September 28-30, 2012. Music, food and fun in celebration of The Last Green Valley.
The Last Green Festival from Wirtalla Visual on Vimeo. Celebration Time in the Last Green Valley. In Heinlein’s classic science fiction story The Green Hills of Earth a blind song writer, “Noisy” Rhysling, struggles to return from a far away galaxy to the peace of his beloved earth. Just as in Llewellyn’s How Green was My Valley the emphasis is on...Continue Reading
If you’re looking for something fun to do Friday night, head to Downtown Putnam. Named after the day on which the monthly event happens, “First Friday” is a street-side celebration that includes art, food and live entertainment for all ages. A section of Main Street is closed to traffic for this outdoor party beginning at 6 pm. Vendors set up tents...Continue Reading
First Friday hits Downtown Putnam Connecticut again on July 6. Here’s a quick video from past events. It’s a great time: Visit the First Friday Facebook page for more info and detail. All ages are invited. FREE to join this summertime street party!Continue Reading
YANKEE Magazine’s May/June 2012 Travel Guide to New England includes their 2012 Best of New England Picks. Congratulations to the Connecticut section winners in Mystic Country: Food & Dining Best Bowl of Noodles; Morning Glory Cafe, Old Lyme Lodging Best Vineyard B&B; Fitch Claremont Vineyard B&B, Bozrah Best Country Comfort; Stonecroft Inn,...Continue Reading
Art 101 is a college course that should be required for anyone who enjoys art. The class complete with full screen imagery, lectures and visits to galleries is a must for truly understanding all that fine art has to offer. Closest thing to a good art educating right now (outside of college) is the new exhibit “…isms: Unlocking Art’s Mysteries”...Continue Reading
Insure your holiday spirit with one of these events in Mystic Country. MANY are FREE so no excuses wherever you are. Follow the links for detailed info on hours, locations, times and tickets if needed. Have fun and be very jolly: Saturday, November 5- Saturday, December 13 Holiday Cabaret at Cornerstone Playhouse, Mystic. Lively song and dance show sizzles...Continue Reading
It’s fiesta time for the Thread City frogs. Explore history, enjoy art, music and great local food Sunday, October 9.
This little fellow? He’s actually friend to one of the four 11′ bronze frogs that sit atop Willimantic’s Thread City Bridge (aka The Frog Bridge). The hat? Senor frog is ready for a party. This Sunday, October 9, 2011 11 am-4 pm, Windham, CT is celebrating its 2nd Annual Eastern CT Arts Fiesta. Open galleries, performances, historic...Continue Reading
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs is offering its expertise for a really fun community project that’s FREE. September 17 and 18, 2011 Dr. John Bell of the Ballard Institute and Sara Peattie, Director of Boston’s famed Puppeteer’s Cooperative will lead a community puppet building workshop at the Mansfield Community Center. You...Continue Reading