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HAPPENINGS IN THE FARMINGTON VALLEY


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AUGUST 2016

1 Sketch-a-Still-Life, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, 11am-1pm, $15 non-members, 677-4787

2 Glass Etching, a class at the Farmington Library, 10:30-11:30, free, registration, 673-6791

3 The Ken Morr Band in Concert at Brodie Park, New Hartford, 6:30pm, free, 379-5037

3 Frankie's Food Truck rolls up at the Residence Inn by Marriott, Avon, 5:30-7:30pm, 678-1666

5 Opening Reception for artist Lori Racicot-Burrows, the Art At The 1820 series, at the Simsbury 1820 House, 5:30-7:00pm, 658-7658

5 Molly Madigan performing at "Jammin' on Jim Brook," at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton 7-9pm, 693-3059

6 Cinderella (2015) will be shown at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley. The movie begins at sunset, but entertainment runs from 6-8pm, 693-3059

7 First Sunday Family Programming, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, 1-4pm; art projects begin at 1m, self-guided tours run from1-4pm, 677-4787

7 "What is a Wiffletree?" a Tour of the Salmon Brook Historical Society will answer the question, Granby, 2-4pm, 653-9713

7 Hill-Stead's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, Farmington, featuring Juan Felipe Herrera, United States Poet Laureate & Peg Boyers, $12 admission online adv / $15 at the gate, opens at 4:30pm, prelude at 5pm, opening poet at 6pm, music at 6:30pm, and headline poet at 7:15pm 677-4787

7 A Harvest of Field and Stream, Stanley-Whitman House, Farmington, 1:30-3:30, drop by any time, free, 677-9222

10 Dixieland Stomp in concert at Brodie Park, New Hartford, free, 6:30pm, 379-5037

11 Victoria E. Bynum, Author of The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War, will speak at the Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, 7pm,free, reservations suggested, 247-0998

11 Curious Creatures appear at the Amphitheater at Winding Trails, Farmington, registration by August 8th at www.windingtrails.org

12 Jim Libby Band at "Jammin' on Jim Brook," The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton, 7-9pm, 693-3059

13 "Inside Out," will be shown at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley. The movie begins at sunset, and entertainment runs from 6-8pm, 693-3059

14 "What is a Stereoscope?" a tour through the Salmon Brook Historical Society will answer the question, Granby, 2-4pm, 653-9713

14, 21 Chores in the Dooryard, Stanley-Whitman House, Farmington, free, drop in any time, 677-9222

16 Accordion Paper Pinwheels, a class at ate Farmington Library, 10:30pm free, registration required, 673-6791

17 Truck Stop Troubadours in concert at Brodie Park, New Hartford, free, 6:30pm, 379-5037

17 Frankie's Food Truck arrives at the Residence Inn by Marriott, 5:30-7:30pm, 678-1666

17 Hill-Stead Museum's Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, featuring Kwame Dawes, $12 admission online adv / $15 at the door, gate opens at 4:30pm, prelude 5pm, opening poet at 6pm, music at 6:30pm, headline poet at 7:15pm, 677-4787

19 Dan Gable's High Society Orchestra, "Jammin' on Jim Brook," The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton, 7-9pm, 693-3059

20 "Utopia" will be shown at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton. The movie begins at sunset and entertainment runs from 6-8pm, 693-3059

20 Farmington's Freedom Trail: The Amistad Story and the Underground Railroad, a walking tour, Farmington Historical Society beginning at First Church of Christ, Farmington, $5 adults, $1 children, pay at the door, 678-1645

21 "What is a Bed Key?" a Tour of the Salmon Brook Historical Society will answer the question, Granby, 2-4pm, 653-9713

21 Accordion Paper Pinwheels, a class at ate Farmington Library, 10:30pm free, registration required, 673-6791

27-28 Heublein Tower's 2nd Annual HIKE TO THE MIC, a music & arts happening at the Tower, noon to sunset with a special Sunday morning Jazz set from 10am to 12pm, donations suggested, www.hiketothemic.com

28 "What is a Band Box?" a tour of the Salmon Brook Historical Society will answer the question, Granby, 2-4pm, 653-9713

31 Frankie's Food Truck pulls up to the Residence Inn by Marriott in Avon from 5:30 -7:30pm, 678-1666

31 Story Time at Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, 9am, ages 2-6, $8 per child or free for museum membership, 677-4787

Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge Street, Collinsville
693-9762 | www.41bridgestreet.com
Performances at 8pm unless otherwise noted

  • 5 Comedy Night: Kevin Meaney; $15 general, $25 VIP
  • 19 Charlie Thomas; $45 general, $60 VIP
  • 20 Capricorn: Tribute to The Allman Brothers; $20 general, $28 VIP
  • 25 Broca's Area; $20 general, $55 VIP
  • 26 Comedy Night: RC Smith and Bill Boronkay; $15 general, $25 VIP

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