Florence Griswold Museum

The Florence Griswold Museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction. (COURTESY FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM / September 25, 2012)

Celebrate the days of fall in full Lyme Art Colony style this weekend at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. The museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction, to coincide with the full harvest moon. The event features live and silent auctions, including a Sunday jazz brunch and croquet lessons for six at the Ocean House in Watch Hill, R.I. (pictured), as well as cocktails, music by Mass-Conn-Fusion, and a sit-down dinner from Gourmet Galley. Author and humorist Gina Barreca serves as mistress of ceremonies for the evening. Tickets start at $150, and reservations are required. Call (860) 434-5542, ext. 122 for more info.


Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction

Sept. 29, 6 p.m., $150, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org.