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Ansonia Harvest Festival set for Saturday

ANSONIA-Residents are hoping the rain stays away Saturday as the city prepares to host its 11th annual Havest Festival. Last Saturday’s steady ran forced postponement until Oct. 11. Main Street will be closed off to traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open to vendors, amusement rides, tasty foods and entertaining dance and music […] [Read More]
The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House in New London is one of New England’s oldest and most well documented dwellings.

Hempsted Houses to celebrate Halloween

From a press release: NEW LONDON– Meet the ghosts of eight New Londoners with ghoulish stories to tell as the Hempsted Houses celebrate Halloween from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, October 25th. Staff members and local students who performed at the site this summer will tell the stories of a sailor who died at […] [Read More]
One of the most critically acclaimed films, "A Place in the Sun" tells the story of George Eastman (Montgomery Clift) who falls hard of wealthy socialite Angela Vickers (Elizabeth Taylor), with tragic results. Directed by George Sanders, 1951.

Milford Library stroll to recall Elizabeth Taylor

MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council and the Milford Public Library Present a unique Stroll Event on October 12th that will celebrate Elizabeth Taylor. Beginning at 5 p.m. with film showing of “A Place in the Sun” at the center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, with introduction by celebrated Hollywood Biographer, William J. Mann. […] [Read More]

WSHU celebrates 30 years with new website

From a press release: Fairfield — For the WSHU Public Radio Group, its 30th anniversary is cause to celebrate with a dedicated website commemorating this important milestone. At the site, fans of the not-for-profit, member-supported station can learn just how far WSHU has come since its start in 1984. In addition to a short narrative, […] [Read More]
Photo Description:  Standing in front of a display of paintings that are being donated to the Flanders Auction by the artists of  the Fine Line Gallery is Lorraine Skelskey Chapin  holding her painting "West Cornwall Bridge" . To her right is Flanders Board President, Anne Westerman.

Flanders to stage Auction and Fundraising Event Oct. 18

From a press release: From a press release: WOODBURY – Flanders will host its annual fall fundraising auction titled, “Rich Heritage, Bright Future” this year on Saturday evening, October 18th, at the Southbury Crowne Plaza Hotel. Legendary for its many diverse offerings in the silent and live auction part of the program, the event will […] [Read More]

Ansonia Harvest Fest postponed to Oct. 11

UPDATE Due to the inclement weather forecast for Saturday, October 4, the Ansonia Harvest Festival has been postponed until the rain date of October 11. ORIGINAL POST: ANSONIA-If the rain holds off, Main Street will be full of scarecrows, pumpkins and songs as the city celebrates its 11th annual Harvest Festival. Mark Lanzieri will be […] [Read More]
Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett to speak at WSHU’s “Join the Conversation”

From a press release: NEW HAVEN — Legendary talk show host Dick Cavett will discuss his latest book “BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks,” as part of WSHU Public Radio’s “Join the Conversation” author series. The event, which will be held on November 3rd, at 7 PM, at the Long Wharf Theatre in […] [Read More]
A scene from last year's Fiesta Latina.

12th Annual Fiesta Latina at the Peabody coming Sat. Oct. 11

From a press release: NEW HAVEN — The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History celebrates the diverse cultural traditions of the Latin American peoples on Saturday, October 11, when it hosts the 12th annual Fiesta Latina from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cultures featured, among others, include those from the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ecuador and […] [Read More]

Pumpkins on the Pier event moved to Sunday

UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather predicted for Saturday, the Pumpkins on the Pier event has been moved to Sunday. The hours remain the same, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. From a press release Milford, Conn.  —September 30, 2014—The Boys & Girls Club of Milford  Fourth Annual Pumpkins on the Pier event takes place this […] [Read More]
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Mathew M. Duman

Yale’s gargoyles subject of Stratford Library talk Oct. 19

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, will host author Mathew M. Duman for a special Halloween “Meet-the-Author” program on Sunday, October 19 at 2 pm. The author will discuss his book, “An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University”. The program is free and open […] [Read More]