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 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The 15 talented kids of FOCUS Teen Improv conjure stories out of thin air, using improvisational theater to spark a spontaneous, interactive relationship with their fellow performers as well as the audience. Structured improv games[...]
Christ Episcopal Church
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Natya Mandala performs one of the oldest forms of traditional Indian classical dance, known as Bharatanatyam. Its features intricate footwork, complex rhythms, and depictions of mythological stories and emotions that can transport the dancer and[...]
Guilford Town Green
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 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
Fifteen young acrobats and dancers will perform their latest routine.Artist BioThe Spot, Guilford Acrobatics & Co., is a training center in Guilford that teaches acrobatics, gymnastics, stunting, hip hop dance and more. Owner Danielle Scarpellino[...]
Guilford Town Green
Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
Lou will perform Out of Rushmore’s Shadow, based on his quest to gain recognition for his grandfather, Luigi, the chief carver of the Mount Rushmore monument. Artist Bio Actor, singer and storyteller Lou Del Bianco[...]
BSK Design at Greene Gallery
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Watch, experience and taste this bread-making demonstration and conversation, while Smith bakes over an open fire and onlookers eat the results fresh from the flame. Conversations about bread and its place in history and culture[...]
Guilford Town Green
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
Be the music in this all-ages workshop/class/celebration of rhythm, drumming and improvisation led by Peter Hawes, percussionist/teacher and team-building facilitator. We’ll use voice, body percussion, movement, drums and other instruments to make a joyous, heartfelt[...]
Guilford Town Green
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 – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Step right up! The Air Temple Arts circus will perform aerial silk, hoop and sling acts, and keep the whole family entertained with juggling, tumbling, side show, stilt walking, unicycling and other ground-based circus routines.[...]
Guilford Town Green
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 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
7:30 pm
The internationally acclaimed dance company will present Come to Your Senses, a sensuous, multisensory experience featuring live performance and transmedia digital creations. View or download Come to Your Senses playbill.Artist BioPilobolus is among the world’s[...]
Guilford High School
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk presents a theatrical and highly interactive performance of classic and original Faerie tales featuring varied voices, characterization and period garb.Artist BioJonathan Kruk grew up on tall tales and daydreams. He acted[...]
Hyland House Museum
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
A contemporary pop musical created by high-school and middle-school actors, singers and musicians, Just One Sip is a coming-of-age-story with humor, romance and drama, set in a local coffee shop.Artist BioWriters Gaby Onorati and Carlin[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
2:30 pm
Les Tordus will perform and teach traditional music from Québec, Appalachia and Scandinavia. Learn the history, rhythms, music and instrumentation of this old-time dance music—and the toe-tapping reasons for its resurgence in popularity today.Artist BioLes[...]
Hyland House Museum
2:30 pm
NBYT will perform a short Cinderella story, Estrellita de Oro, followed by acting games in which performers and the audience interact to explore the characters just seen on stage. Based on a Mexican folktale, Estrellita[...]
Guilford Town Green
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
4:15 pm
With probably half of the fiddlers in the Western Hemisphere already present at the Hyland House for the Skunk Misery Ramblers’ performance, rosin up your bow, grab your guitar, your horn, your whatever and join[...]
Hyland House Museum