Schedule

Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Members of the Guilford Poets Guild will do readings of their latest works, many of which are to be collected in the guild’s forthcoming anthology, Our Changing Environment.Artist BioThe Guilford Poets Guild is a group[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
Dolores will give a reading from her most recent book of poems, Exuberance, set in the earliest years of American aviation, when daredevil pilots—women and men—thrilled spectators who had never seen an airplane. She will[...]
Breakwater Books
2:00 pm
Award-winning spoken-word artist, educator and activist Frederick-Douglass Knowles II—the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Hartford—will do a reading of work from his collection of poetry, BlackRoseCity.Artist BioFrederick-Douglass Knowles II is a poet, educator[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Come hear author Carlos Eire, whose book Waiting for Snow in Havana won the 2003 National Book Award in nonfiction, read from his work and lead a timely discussion of escape from political repression, immigration,[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Suzanne’s solo performance on voice and guitar will showcase her original songs along with the music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan.Artist BioWith a capacity for writing as well as covering great songs,[...]
The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
6:00 pm
Event details to come! Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 am
Dennis Culliton, co-founder of the Witness Stones Project, will give a walking tour of downtown Guilford, where a number of bronze “stones” have been installed to honor the contributions of enslaved people in Guilford’s establishment,[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
A performance by the Guilford Town Band, 100 musicians ranging in age from 15 to 80.Artist BioThe Guilford Town Band is directed by Mark Gahm, director of the concert band and wind ensemble at Guilford[...]
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Explore the power of the human mind with mindreader and hypnotist Keith Zalinger, as he connects with every member of his audience through thoughts, feelings and imagination.Artist BioA mindreader and licensed hypnotist with scores of[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Rob will read from his books Playing for Change and Homeless in Paradise, then guide a discussion on music and art in community building and social movements.Artist BioRob Rosenthal writes, researches and teaches in the[...]
Breakwater Books
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Steve will perform jazz standards and popular music, accompanied by vocalist Caroline Shelton and bass player Mark Rabuffo.Artist BioGuitarist Steve Shelton performs solo and in regional groups such as The Muddy Rudders, The Racket Downstairs,[...]
The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wheel Life Theatre performs That’s Just Me, in which actors who ambulate via crutches or wheelchairs create real-life situations and riff on them, improv-style.Artist BioKeely Baisden Knudsen, artistic director of Legacy Theatre, created Wheel Life[...]
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
The joint’ll be jumping as two of the Shoreline’s most popular swing bands—Tuxedo Junction and The String of Pearls—face off in round one of a two-round Battle of the Big Bands, with the audience crowning[...]
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
The joint’ll be jumping as two of the Shoreline’s most popular swing bands—Tuxedo Junction and The String of Pearls—face off in the second round of a two-round Battle of the Big Bands, with the audience[...]
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Three dance companies—Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Shoreline Ballet and Starship Dance—combine to present a showcase of each company’s latest repertoire. Artist Bios Eastern Connecticut Ballet (ECB) has been one of Connecticut’s premier dance schools since 1992.[...]
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Tommy and Bobo promise a rocking good time for all ages, with a wide-ranging selection of country, folk, rock, rockabilly and R&B songs—old favorites and new delights.Artist BioGuitarist Tommy Cosmo and bassist Bobo Lavorgna play[...]
The Marketplace at Guilford Food Center