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October 30

A total of 26 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

New England Landscape Invitational

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Member artists and select invited artists will be exhibited throughout all four historic galleries in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. On view Sept. 23 through Nov. 12.

Author Events

1:00 pm

Sunday at the Fisherman with Charles Read & Friends

Sunday at the Fisherman with Charles Read & Friends; The Portuguese Fisherman, 405 Williams ST, New London, CT , 06320

On Sunday, October 30, from 1pm to 3pm, Friends of Riverside is sponsoring Sunday at the Fisherman with Charles Read & Friends at the Portuguese Fisherman in Hodges Square.
Charles Read, the author of Around the Square - My New London Yesteryears, will be the main guest and will share some of his memories of growing up in the Hodges Square neighborhood.
& Friends refers to those candidates for elective office in New London who oppose the sale of Riverside Park.

Community

5:30 pm

Downtown Alternative Nights Halloween Pub Crawl

Downtown Alternative Nights Halloween Pub Crawl; Up Or On The Rocks, 50 Union Street, Hartford, CT

On Sunday October 30th, Downtown Alternative Nights will host a Halloween Pub Crawl geared towards Connecticut’s gay community. The event will span downtown Hartford once it starts at Koji Yakitori Sake Bar, just off the corner of Main Street and Asylum. From there it will continue to McKinnon’s Irish Pub, The Asylum Café, One Eleven Lounge, and will conclude at Up or On The Rocks at the end of Allyn Street.

Along the way there will be t-shirts for all participants, drink and food specials, give-a-ways, and costume contests awarding cash prizes. Participants may register at Koji between 6:30PM - 8:00PM, or pre-register on Facebook before 5:00PM on the day of the event.

9:00 am

Tag and Craft Sale

Montville VFW, 91 Raymond Hill Road, Montville, CT

(860) 848-3750.

1:00 pm

Zumba Fundraiser for New Haven Reads

Payne Whitney Gym, 70 Tower Pky., New Haven, CT

Beginners welcome. No Zumba experience necessary!

Featuring Zumba Instructors:
Shana Schneider (PC'00), Melissa Mandak, and Dominique LaRose
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Registration: 1:00pm
Class: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Water will be sold for $1 (proceeds will go to New Haven Reads)
Free parking is available behind the Payne Whitney Gym. Entrance is on Ashmun Street.
Clothing: workout clothes and tennis shoes.
ALL proceeds go to New Haven Reads!
www.newhavenreads.org

Co-sponsored by Yale Reading Corps
and special thanks to Yale Athletics!

6:00 pm

Oakdale Firehouse and Rol Haven Farms annual Haunted Hayride

Oakdale Firehouse, 444 Chapel Hill Rd., Oakdale, CT

Join us in a horse drawn carriage ride thought the haunted woods of Oakdale, kids activities before the ride and pumpkins to bring home

10:00 am

Fall-o-Ween Festival at Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT

sea lion shows, magic shows, haunted maze, underwater pumpkin carvers, scavenger hunts, musical entertainment; included in admission

4:00 pm

Shoreline Golf Annual Meeting

Madison Surf Club, 87 Surf Club Rd., Madison, CT

The Shoreline Golf Society will conduct their annual meeting. Members and non-members are encouraged to attend. Admission is free and refreshments will be made available.

12:00 pm

Denison Farm Market

Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, CT

The Denison Farm Market is held every Sunday at the Denison Homestead at 120 Pequotsepos Rd., in Mystic, CT. The market features local farms from southeastern Connecticut featuring the very best produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, cheeses, honey and maple syrup, plus many other items. Live music is performed each week. Homestead Museum tours are available, as well as miles of hiking trails.

11:15 am

Options and Choices for Life

First Congregational Church of Branford, 1009 Main St., Branford, CT

The Stephen Ministry Program of First Congregational Church in Branford is offering a series of talks on decision making in health, financial and legal matters. The program will take place on consecutive Sunday mornings beginning on Oct. 30. They will be lead by professional speakers, Margaret Church, Lawyer, Debbie St. John, Hospice supervisor and Fred Cotton, Certified Retirement Counselor. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation.

Education/Lectures

1:30 pm

Fused Glass Nightlights Workshop

Fused Glass Nightlights Workshop; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Learn kiln and mold preparation, glass selection, firing schedules, assembly, annealing, working with frits, stringers, and inclusions. Add decorative detailing for a unique pair of nightlights! Register by calling the Arts Center at 860-663-5593 or emailing artscenterkillingworth@gmail.com.

1:30 pm

Real World Modeling Workshop “Camera Savvy Model”

Real World Modeling Workshop “Camera Savvy Model”; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Learn to draw upon your life experience to evoke the emotions and expressions necessary to capture the essence and concept of a photo shoot. Professional photographer, K'Dee Chastain teachers this unique workshop. (Photo credit K'Dee Chastain). No modeling experience necessary! Register by calling the Arts Center at 860-663-5593 or emailing artscenterkillingworth@gmail.com.

Fairs/Festivals

10:00 am

Corn Maze

Cucumber Hill Farm, 39 Cucumber Hill Road, Foster, RI

Corn Maze theme this year is "The Land of Oz." Answer some :Wizard of Oz" trivia questions as you follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and eventually back home to a farm in Kansas (well, its really a farm in Foster, R.I. - but you get the picture). Team up with friends and see who makes it out first - with all the correct answers of course! While you are there, take our free tractor ride, come pick your pumpkins and squash, and have a pony ride.

6:30 pm

Field of Screams

Field of Screams, 179 Plain Meeting House Rd., West Greenwich, RI

Field of Screams

Kids/Family

10:00 am

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market and Winery, 1355 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT

Don’t miss Make Your Own Scarecrow at Bishop’s Orchards. The family event takes place every Saturday and Sunday in October as well as Columbus Day, from 10-5. It includes face-painting, glitter tattoos, and a free cupcake with each scarecrow! Proceeds support the CDR, a not-for-profit serving over 4,000 meals/month. Look for the scarecrow tent outside the red barn at Bishop’s, 1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford. Cost: Donation of $12/scarecrow or $20 for two. Face painting: $8; glitter tattoos: $5.

6:00 pm

Movie Night - "The Nightmare Before Christmas"

Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, RI

To celebrate Halloween, The Ocean House screens Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas". In the claymation film, the characters from Halloween Town try to take over Christmas, giving the merry holiday a spooky twist.

Before the film, enjoy a dinner buffet inspired by the movie. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

4:30 pm

Madison Arts Barn Haunted House

Madison Arts Barn Haunted House; Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Drive, Madison, CT , 06443

Presented and created by Madison Youth!

Come if you dare for freaky fun, haunted house and frightening food!

Ages 8 and older ( parents use discretion)

All proceeds so to support the Madison Arts Barn.
Sponsored by Friends of Madison Youth

10:00 am

The Connection Fund Wicked Good 5K

The Connection Fund Wicked Good 5K; Lighthouse Point Park, 2 Lighthouse Road, New Haven, CT , 06512-1813

Join us at picturesque Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven. With its scenic views of New Haven Harbor, this is the place to be! Run or walk the 5K race, then kick back and enjoy the fun Family Festival. Youngsters can enjoy the Kids 1/2-mile Fun Run. The Connection Fund will direct proceeds to The Connection to bring help and hope to thousands of children and adults annually in Greater New Haven and Connecticut.

Race Day Schedule:
8:30 a.m. Registration, packet pickup and Family Festival begins
10:00 a.m. 5K Run and Walk Starts
10:50 a.m. Kids 1/2-mile Fun Run begins
11:00 a.m. Awards

Misc. Events

11:00 am

Diana - A Celebration

Foxwoods Resort Casino-Great Cedar Exhibition Area, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., North Stonington, CT

Direct from the Althorp Estate in England comes an award-winning exhibition featuring more than 150 personal objects celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, including her royal wedding gown, 28 designer dresses, family heirlooms, personal mementos, and rare home movies. This will be the only Northeastern engagement.

7:00 pm

Wine Camp Weekend

Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, RI

Become a winemaker for a day at The Ocean House's Wine Camp Weekend with Jonathan Edwards. From Friday, Oct. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 30th, stay at the Ocean House, visit Jonathan Edwards Winery to tour the property, taste wines and attend a wine making seminar. Make you own custom-blend wine and leave with a case to take home. The weekend also includes dinner in Seasons restaurant with Jonathan Edwards.
For more information, please call our Destination Service Department.

Music

7:00 pm

The Brooklyn Bridge

Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

The Brooklyn Bridge was created in 1968 when two bands, The Rhythm Method and The Del-Satins featuring Johnny Maestro, merged. From the late 1950s to the early 1960s, Johnny Maestro was the lead many artists most notably with Dion, on his solo hits including "The Wanderer" and "Runaround Sue" and many others. The Rhythm Method was 7-piece local Long Island band popular on the local club circuit. Known for their trademarks of strong vocal and horn arrangements, The Brooklyn Bridge recorded hit after hit beginning with their first gold record for Jimmy Webb's, "The Worst That Could Happen." Other hits include "Welcome Me Love," "Blessed Is The Rain" and "Your Husband, My Wife." The Band's countless television appearances include The Ed Sullivan Show.

6:00 pm

Chris Brown

Mohegan Sun Arena, One Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

7:00 am

Perks Presents: Bob Sima & Cary Cooper!

Perks Presents: Bob Sima & Cary Cooper!; Perks & Corks, 62 High Street, Westerly, RI , 02891

Perks & Corks Sunday Concert Series

October 30th, 2011

Don't miss the chance to see two engaging songwriter's play in Perk's intimate venue. Enjoy your favorite cocktail in a listening setting with friends. Perks invites you to try any of our 50 martinis, 40 beers, gourmet pizzas a cozy couches.

Tickets: $20. (Reserve ahead to ensure, limited seating)
Call to purchase and reserve tickets! Support local live music!

Call: 401.596.1260
visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/perksandcorks

3:00 pm

Music On The Spot: Russ Becker & Steve Roane In Concert

Community Music School, 90 Main St., Centerbrook, CT

CMS faculty members Russ Becker and Steve Roane will perform original music for woodwind and string duo

Nature/Outdoors

2:00 pm

Free Sunday Afternoon Arboretum Tour

The Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT

Free Sunday afternoon tours run from May 1st to October 30th and begin at 2 pm. Meet in front of the Olin Science Center on the main campus of Connecticut College at 2 pm.

Religion

10:30 am

Spiritist Study Group at Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston St., Guilford, CT , 06437

The Spiritist Group of Connecticut (SGCT) is an educational non-profit group committed to the studying of Spiritism. We study the relationship between the material world and the spiritual one in order to better understand the purpose of life. We are committed to the dissemination of the Spiritist teachings as a means to raise spiritual awareness in our community. We welcome everyone without distinction to sex, race, religion or nationality. There is never a charge to attend our meetings.

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