Community Arts Bash 2024 at Norwalk Art Space

Norwalk Art Space 455 West Ave, Norwalk

Please join us at The Norwalk Art Space to help make the arts accessible to all! Arts Bash 2024 is scheduled for Thursday, May 30th and will feature live music, an art auction and catering by Marcia Selden Catering, Bill Taibe and The Art Space Cafe. All proceeds will support FREE art and music classes […]

Witness Stones Installation Ceremony: Old Lyme

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme

The community will gather on the lawn of the Old Lyme Library to celebrate the fourth installation of Witness Stones in the Lyme-Old Lyme area. The program offers music, poetry, and words from community partners. Guest speakers include Rhonda Ward, Witness Stones Old Lyme poet and first New London Poet Laureate; Nekita Waller, soloist; Rick […]

Juneteenth Celebration to be held June 15th in Hebron

Burnt Hill Park Hebron

Save the date for CoDE’s third annual Juneteenth Celebration! Join us on Saturday, June 15th from 10:30am to 2:30pm at Burnt Hill Park in Hebron. We’ll gather in and around the historic Peters House, located at 150 East Street. There will be music, drumming, dancing, kids games, educational information, student presentations, quilters, food, Black-owned business […]

Juneteenth Celebration with Jazz & Poetry at The Florence Griswold Museum

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

The celebration in honor of Juneteenth—a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans—will take place on the north lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum. The event features a quartet led by legendary bassist Nat Reeves and new work by Connecticut poets Marilyn Nelson, Kate Rushin, Rhonda Ward, and Antoinette Brim-Bell, who in 2021 […]

2024 Rose Arts Festival in Norwich

Chelsea Parade PArk Norwich

June 28-29, 2024 In 2017, the Rose Arts Festival was resurrected, inspired by the festival’s passionate history, along with the belief that creativity can invigorate and empower a community.Rose Arts is a call to the community to celebrate yesterday, today and tomorrow. Rose Arts is a movement using interaction, community involvement, emerging music, and public […]