Falls Village – Car & Motorcycle Show

Downtown Falls Village 34 Railroad St, Falls Village

Featured on My Classic Car TV Show! A Really Big Show in a Really Small Town! Huge variety of vehicles! Food, live music, vendors, entertainment, something for everyone in a quaint village setting. Trophies & dash plaques. $10 entry fee, spectators free! Benefits The Falls Village Volunteer Fire Dept. Minutes from Lime Rock Park. For more information

$10

Hayley Reardon with Tessa Brown – From the Porch: Hillstead

Hillstead Museum 35 Mountain Rd, Farmington

Come and be part of a memorable musical evening! Join critically acclaimed, Massachusetts-based singer/songwriter Hayley Reardon for an intimate performance of soulful songs and stories. Opening act by Farmington native and singer-songwriter Tessa Brown. The performance will take place on the West Lawn. Please bring chairs or blanket, and a picnic. We strongly advise attendees to purchase tickets in advance. Any available tickets sold at the gate will be by credit card only. For more information

$25 – $30

Camp Aldrich Registration is Now Open

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 258 Main Street, Ridgefield

Join us at The Aldrich for a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum Educators and a practicing teaching artist. Campers explore the Museum’s three-acre campus, learn in the galleries, and incorporate the world around them into their art.   Each week, campers will be guided through art-making workshops and activities led by a professional, practicing artist and our dedicated team of camp counselors. Weeks are tailored to specific age groups for the ultimate creative learning environment. Each session culminates in a celebration for family and friends on Friday evenings, displaying works of art that the campers developed throughout the week. Week 1: Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19 Grades 1 to 3 Week 2: Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 Grades 1 to 3 Week 3: Monday, July 29 to Friday, August 2 Grades 4 to 6 For more information

$435 – $480

Take a Tour of Connecticut’s beautiful State Capitol building

Connecticut State Capitol 210 Capitol Ave., Hartford

Capitol Information and Tours at the Connecticut State Capitol is operated by the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund and sponsored by the Joint Committee on Legislative Management, Connecticut General Assembly. General tourist information centers are located outside room 101 in the State Capitol and on the first floor, west entrance in the Legislative Office Building. Self-Guided Tours are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed for all State Holidays, the day after Thanksgiving and December 24 through January 1. For more information

Children’s Summer on Stage: Sleeping Beauty: Session One at The Garde

Garde Arts Center 325 State Street, New London

July 15 – July 20 Summer on Stage is an unforgettable week-long summer theater experience at the Garde Arts Center with the Missoula Children’s Theatre! Up to 60 students will rehearse for the whole week and attend a variety of workshops, then put on two performances of an original musical with the Missoula Children’s Theater, the nation’s largest touring children’s theater.  Participants will learn about many facets of theater giving them skills in presentation, confidence, self-expression and knowledge of related technical elements such as stage make-up, sound, and lighting. Register Now Camp: Monday-Friday 9am to 3:30pm Drop Off 8:45-9am / Pick Up 3:30pm Performances: Friday @ 7:00pm & Saturday @ 11:00am Session 1: July 15 – July 20         Sleeping Beauty Session 2: July 22 – July 27        The Wizard of Oz Session 3: July 29 – Aug 3          The Pied Piper   For more information

$385

Fashion Design and Illustration: MoCA CT: Ages 8-12

MoCA Westport 19 Newtown Turnpike, Westport

Jul 16- 18, 2024  3 additional sessions through Aug 6, 2024 9:30am - 12:30pm T,W,Th  Unleash artistic talents with Fashion Design & Illustration, where budding designers craft their styles.  For more information

$499

Thomas Dolby on His New Book, “Prevailing Wind”

The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road, Westport

Two music legends meet at The Westport Library on July 16, as Thomas Dolby and Chris Frantz discuss Dolby’s new novel, Prevailing Wind!. Please note the 4 pm start time. This is Thomas’ only scheduled signing event in the tri-state area, so don’t miss this opportunity! All attendees who purchase a copy may get the book and one additional item signed by Mr. Dolby. For more information

Free – $40

Dixwell Q-House Farmer’s Market​ in New Haven

Q-HOUSE FARMERS MARKET 197 Dixwell Ave, New Haven

Wednesdays | 3pm – 6pm Opening Day: June 12 Daniel Stewart Plaza 197 Dixwell Ave Q House and CitySeed are excited to be collaborating to bring a Farmers Market to the Daniel Stewart Plaza at Q House this summer! This market will look much like CitySeeds other markets, offering fresh locally grown and produced foods, live music, and activities. Stay tuned for more info. The Q House is a bustling community center that provides resources, opportunities, and a safe and fun gathering space for folks of all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about the Dixwell Q House here. Vendors at our market accept credit, debit, cash and SNAP/EBT. We even double SNAP/EBT for fresh produce. For more information

Summer Nights at Stone Acres Farm

Stone Acres Farm 393 North Main Street, Stonington

June 19 - August 31 Summer Nights Schedule: Wednesdays - Fridays, with occasional Saturday availability. Dine under the stars at the historic Stone Acres Farm. Explore the formal gardens and sprawling grounds and enjoy a multi course dinner curated by our 85th Day Culinary Team. Enjoy the bounty of the season featuring locally sourced vegetables, fish, pasture raised meats and artisan baked goods and cheeses. A boutique wine list, craft cocktails and local beer will be available. $78 per guest. Beverages, tax, & gratuity not included in ticket price. Reserved seatings beginning at 5PM. For more information

$78

Movies in the Plaza at Pitkin Park

Movies in the Plaza is back, bringing you free Wednesday night (and now select Sunday afternoon) movie screenings May through October in downtown New Haven’s beloved Pitkin Plaza! Grab your lawn chairs, picnic blankets and some takeout from a local spot, and spend an evening under the stars enjoying blockbusters, nostalgic blasts from the past, cult favorites, family films for all ages, and more. June 12 - The Parent Trap June 19 - Selma June 26 - Pride and Prejudice July 3 - NO MOVIE July 10 - Mama Mia July 17 - Peanut Butter Falcon July 24 - Jaws July 31 - Galaxy Quest Family films will be shown on Select Sundays: June 9 - Shrek June 23 - The Incredibles July 21 - Monsters Inc. August 4 - The Lego Movie August 18 - The Secret Life of Pets For more information

Mary Sully: Native Modern at The Met

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

July 18, 2024–January 12, 2025 Mary Sully—born Susan Mabel Deloria on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota—was a little-known, reclusive Yankton Dakota artist who, between the 1920s and 1940s, created highly distinctive work informed by her Native American and settler ancestry. This first solo exhibition of Sully’s groundbreaking production highlights recent Met acquisitions and loans from the Mary Sully Foundation, works that complicate traditional notions of Native American and modern art. For more information

Eco Circus Camp in East Haddam

The Sanctuary 59 Bogel Road, East Haddam

First Session: Jul 8th - Jul 19th Mon-Fri 9 AM to 3 PM Ages 6-12 Back by popular demand! Campers will experience Embodied play connecting bodies + minds in harmony with relationships + the environment. Circus arts, partnership yoga, ecological lessons, Connection to Nature. Goats. For more information Tuition: $750 per session / Scholarships available.  

$750