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November 6

A total of 23 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

9:00 am

Heart Gallery

Crystal Mall, Route 85, Waterford, CT

annual traveling exhibit by the Connecticut Department of Children & Families to raise awareness about children who are available for adoption; through Jan. 1; (617) 488-2876.

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.

2:00 pm

The Connecticut River Artisans' Annual Holiday Show

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative, Inc., 5 West Main Street , Chester,

opening reception 2-5 p.m. Nov. 5; ;show runs through Dec. 30; The show will continue through December 30, with a Friday, December 2 Reception at 5-8pm. This reception will be in conjunction with Chester's Townwide Holiday Night, which includes the Annual Tree Lighting and Caroling. Some of this year's Holiday exhibitors include Lucille Scelfo of North Branford. Lucille designs Hand painted, Marbled 100% Silk scarves, men's ties and other accessories. Amber Golanski, of East Hampton, is a new Holiday exhibitor with her original, hand-dyed toddler clothing. The Bunny Barn designs are all originals. Barbara Delicata, of Higganum, is a returning Pottery exhibitor. Her bowls and plates have been popular items.

(860) 526-5575 www.ctriverartisans.org

10:00 am

Art exhibit, ongoing event, month of November

Smith Library, Northford Center, Northford (part of North Branford), CT , 06472

Oil paintings by Rosemary Serfilippi, Smith Library, Northford Center, 3 Old Post Road, Northford, Ct.

Fridays, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; Sundays, closed.

Author Events

2:00 pm

Local author Donald E. Anderson, Jr.

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT

Combat Infantry: a soldier’s story
Both Don Anderson, Jr. and his father Donald E. Anderson served in the U. S. Army as infantrymen. Using photographs and his father’s narrative and memories from the period, this program led by Anderson Jr. will describe the run up to Pearl Harbor from 1940: impressions of the Panama Canal, Hawaii, and the U. S. Army preparations for the unknown-- how and when the Japanese attack would come. The second portion will cover how he and his father wrote the book.


8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet - American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary, 16 York Avenue, Niantic,

all you can eat; $7 adults; $3 children; (860) 739-2107

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.

12:00 pm

Harvest Home

Bushnell Farm, 1445 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

horse and wagon rides, spinning and weaving, apple pressing and more; free; brenda@thegoodimp.com.

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.

12:30 pm

Tea with Prudence and Sarah

The Prudence Crandall Museum, 1 South Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT

Donna Dufresne and Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti become Prudence Crandall and Sarah Harris bringing to life the memories of teacher and student in New England's first Academy "...for young Ladies and little Misses of color." Program includes tea, tea sandwiches, scones and sweets. Two seatings offered: 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. with the 2 p.m. performance for both seatings.

Westerly Yacht Club, 1 Watch Hill Road, Westerly, RI , 02891

The WHS Marching Band will hold its annual breakfast fundraiser and basket raffle Sunday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 11:00 a.m. at the Westerly Yacht Club, 1 Watch Hill Road. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Contact margaret3@cox.net for additional details.

2:00 pm

East Lyme Historical Society Presentation

East Lyme Community Center, Society Road, Niantic, CT

“Uncovering Forgotten Stories of the Nehantic People,” led by Donna Keith Baron, a museum professional with more than 35 years experience; free; eastlymehistoricalsociety.org


10:00 am

CEPHILL: Introduction to Photoshop & Illustrator

CEPHILL: Introduction to Photoshop & Illustrator; Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, , 06371

This workshop is a comprehensive introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. File management, editing and designing raster images as well as vector graphics, and efficient design are some of the main topics outlined in the course. Students will have access to Digital Studio on Saturday, Nov 12 & 19 from 1-4pm.
Instructor: Morgan Page
Instructor Bio

Dates: Nov 6 & 13, 2011
Days and Time: Sunday 10 - 5 pm
Tuition: $195

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.


4:00 pm

Waterford Community Band

Waterford Community Center, 24 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

(860) 304-5062

2:00 pm

Peter Biedermann - Acoustic Guitarist

Peter Biedermann - Acoustic Guitarist; James Blackstone Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

Peter Biedermann is a guitarist that has been composing and performing for over 35 years and will be appearing for the first time at the James Blackstone Memorial Library. While his music covers a number of genres in various disciplines, the music you will hear on the afternoon of Sunday, November 6th will be entirely original instrumental music performed on 6, 8 & 12 string guitars in unique tunings combined with various electronic processing devices. The music remains uniquely indefinable, yet familiar at the same time. The architecture of the music is rhythmic and melodic and contains a combination of structure and improvisation that embraces the influences of the last 50 years of years of (too many to be accounted for) solo acoustic guitar visionaries. Fans of the likes of Bert Jansch, John Martyn, Ralph Towner, Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges will enjoy Peter B's music. As the program is always interactive with the audience, Peter will spend as much time as necessary to demystify the mystery of his instrumental music.

Connecticut College, Harkness Chapel, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Connecticut College Chamber Choir perform

7:00 pm

Real Diamond - The Premier Neil Diamond Tribute Band

Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT

Real Diamond is a full 11-piece ensemble dedicated to the faithful re-creation of the live Neil Diamond experience. They are a full-time working band whose first obligation is to provide audiences with the finest audio and visual Neil Diamond show short of having the man there himself.

7:00 pm

Darden Smith

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

$25; thekate.org.

2:00 pm

Oystein Baadsvik with Classic Brass

Shafer Auditorium , 83 Windham Street , Willimantic , , 06226

International Tuba Virtuoso Oystein Baadsvik performing with Classic Brass, a British-Style Brass Band. Presented bky the Department of Performing Arts at Eastern Connecticut State University. Sunday, 6 November 2011 at Shafer Auditorium, corner of Windahm and Valley Streets in Willimantic, CT. Free Admission.


10:00 am

Celebrating 10 years of Shared Ministry

Connecticut College, Harkness Chapel, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT , 06320

On November 6, 2011 at Harkness Chapel, Connecticut College at 10 AM All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation and The Reverend Carolyn Patierno will celebrate 10 years of shared ministry with a joyful worship service. The Reverend Sue Phillips, District Executive of the Clara Barton and Massachusetts Bay districts of the UUA will be the guest preacher. A reception will follow at All Souls UU, 19 Jay Street, New London, in Unity Hall.


1:30 pm

36th Annual Tarzan Brown Road Race

Pearl St, Pearl Street, Mystic, , 06355

YMCA hosts 36th Annual Tarzan Brown Road Race

On Sunday, November 6, 2011 the Ocean Community YMCA, Mystic Branch will host the 36th Annual Tarzan Brown Mystic River Run 5.5 Mile Road Race. The YMCA is excited to carry on this great tradition and honor Ellison “Tarzan” Brown, the first truly great long-distance runner from this area.

The event will kick off with a free Kids 1K Fun Run (slightly more than ˝ mile) at 12:45 pm and be followed by the 5.5 mile Road Race at 1:30 pm. The event starting location is on Pearl Street in downtown Mystic. Traditionally, over 800 participants take part in this fun, yet competitive event along the banks of the scenic Mystic River. First 800 participants will receive a tee shirt. Join the post-race event at Cottrell Park located in Mystic for Clam Chowder, Harvest Bread and Cider and an award presentation for top finishers. The fee is $24 / individual; participants can register at the YMCA, online at active.com, or on race day on Pearl Street starting at 10:00 am.

Ellison Meyers Brown was a full blooded Narragansett from Ashaway, Rhode Island. His tribal name was Deerfoot and he was nicknamed “Tarzan” for his real-life exploits chasing deer and climbing trees with the agility of the fictional hero. In April 1936, at age 22, he won his first (of two) Boston Marathons. He returned to Boston in 1939 to win in a record setting 2:28:51. That year he also raced full-distance marathons on consecutive days, winning both. He first won the New York Championship on Saturday, then hitch-hiked to Manchester, N. H. where he won the New England Championship on Sunday.

Please join us on Sunday, November 6, 2011 for this wonderful YMCA event.


8:00 pm

“The Spitting Image”

First United Church, 23 Willow St., Mystic, CT

Emerson Theatre Collaborative’s production; through Nov. 20; $25, $20 students, seniors; emersontheatercollaborative.org, (860) 705-9711.
8 p.m. Nov.10-12 and Nov. 14-19, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, and 4 p.m. Nov. 13 and 20.

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