Category Archives: Crafts

Discover Putnam, Connecticut, Vintage Feel ~ Modern Appeal

The folks in Putnam, Connecticut, in the state’s northeastern “quiet corner,” are working hard to get you on the road to come see their town of about 8,000. There is a ton going on in this old mill town. One of it’s biggest events every year is it’s “Fire and Ice Festival.” It will take Read more…

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The Empty Spaces Project In Putnam, Connecticut Brings Art To Life

Paul Toussaint had an idea…fill an empty space on Main Street in Putnam, Connecticut, with art and people will come see it and that will create vibrancy. Toussaint, who grew up in Danielson, calls his idea The Empty Spaces Project and it is a non-profit. His place is in an area known as the “quiet Read more…

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WOW! Have You Seen Bristol, Connecticut’s New Website?

Bristol, Connecticut. This is a city with a heart and over the past several years a group of folks, some of whom moved back to this city after spreading their wings elsewhere, decided to return to make their home great and show other cities in the state how to move forward after tough times. I Read more…

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Holiday Events On The Connecticut Art Trail

Holiday Events on the 2015 Connecticut Art Trail Want to know where beautiful events will be in Connecticut to take family or friends leading up to the holidays,? Well look no further than the state’s Art Trail, this is southern new England at a lovely time of the year. Okay get out your calendars and Read more…

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A Holiday Market At New Haven’s Train Station

A holiday show at New Haven’s Union Station from December 9th thru the 18th at 50 Union Avenue. It will be a delightful range of gift-giving opportunities spanning apparel, accessories, bath and skin care products, home decor, art prints and more. Browse, shop and talk to creative entrepreneurs from New Haven and elsewhere in Connecticut. Read more…

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Annual Lamplight Stroll In Milford

Friday, December 4th, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Annual Lamplight Stroll throughout downtown Milford Join us for the 14th Annual Lamplight Stroll, Friday, December 4th, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association with support from Star 99.9. During this popular annual event, Downtown Milford’s finest participating shops, spas, salons and restaurants Read more…

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Branford Businesses With A Heart

23rd Annual Holiday Open House Hosted by Cynthia’s Flower Shop and the Martha Link Walsh Gallery to Benefit Branford Food Council Join us for our 23rd Annual Holiday Open House, December 5th and 6th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bring home a treasure to celebrate the spirit of the season from the Martha Link Walsh Read more…

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The Art Of Paper Cutting

Martha Link Walsh never set out to do this kind of art for life, it just evolved and she’s still at it 40 years later. She creates her designs with pencil and then goes to work with tiny scissors and scalpels. Walsh has two books out with her work, A Paper-Cut Christmas: Legends of the Gift Giver Read more…

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Guilford Arts Center “Soup For Good”

Guilford Art Center‘s “Soup for Good” event is on Sunday, Nov 15, 4:30 – 7:00 pm. It’s a benefit for Guilford Art Center and the Community Dining Room. Guests are invited to GAC to enjoy a bowl of hearty soup, bread, dessert and a glass of wine or sparkling water. What makes this event truly Read more…

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Artists Wanted For Mystic Arts Center Holiday Market

CALL TO ARTISTS: Holiday Gift Show at Mystic Arts Center MYSTIC, CT – October 26, 2015 – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving: Sunday, November 8th and Monday, November 9th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from Read more…

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