| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
As a child, Diana Atwood Johnson would take trout-fishing trips with her father. Along the way, they birded. The guides of Roger Tory Peterson were a constant teaching tool.
Later in life, she moved to Old Lyme and bought the Old Lyme Inn. She was...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, will exhibit the maritime art of Yves Parent all summer. There is a special reception Friday, Aug. 9.
This is “Race Rock.”
Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Hey, summer's here. Look at that. Nature's in full bloom, hangin' outdoors season is at its peak, and the days are long and sunny. If you get tired of looking at all that natural beauty, the Gallery at Firehouse Square opens its latest exhibit of photos...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
This Thursday is Art Night at the Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme. The Inn's grounds, dining and guest rooms host works of art and the artists who made them, and you'll have the opportunity to tour around and see it all. Featured artists include Pola...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The cut-ups of Sea Tea Improv (pictured) invade the coast this Friday, when they take over Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum for a night of hilarity. It's part of the Museum's Hot Air Club program, where attendees socialize, drink signature cocktails...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Three words I love to hear when people talk about my column: "I never knew." As in, "I drove/ran/biked/walked past this for years and I never knew it existed."
The George and Woodward H. Griswold Preserve, operated by the Old Lyme Land Trust, is one...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Connecticut College Arboretum Mother's Day Plant Sale: May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-5060, arboretum.conncoll.edu.
Free Outing for Moms: May 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moms free with paid kids' $21.95...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:34 AM
“A World of Delight, Paintings by Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943)” will be at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, June 15.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
The exhibit also...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Geek out on Star Wars Day by spreading the message of the Force at these local events:
Star Wars Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Free Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m....
| May 2, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The 92nd annual Elected Artist Exhibition will be presented at the Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, from Friday, April 26, to Sunday, June 9.
This is “Studio” by Chrisopher Zhang.
The opening reception will be Friday, May 3, from...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...