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
6:00 pm
Event details to come! Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
Joe will play music from his large catalog of original songs, informed by his diverse influences in folk, country, blues, cajun, rock and other music.Artist BioSongwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Flood has worked the streets of[...]
Bittersweet Barn
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 @ 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 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Guilford native Schulyer Beeman performs Three Bags Full, his new cabaret show, which takes audiences on a roller coaster ride of his life, flipping between jobs of handling animals on stage for the theatre and[...]
First Congregational Church
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 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
SJQ provides its interpretations of classic and modern jazz, from the Great American Songbook to Pat Metheny, John Abercrombie and Joshua Redman. Artist Bio This four-piece band led by saxophonist Dr. Cyril D’Souza plays a[...]
First Congregational Church
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 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
A combination of original new works for oboe and saxophone, and arrangements of compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Poulenc, Musgrave and others. Artist Bio Oboist Teodora Pejasinovic Proud, from Serbia, and saxophonist Joseph Proud, from Connecticut,[...]
First Congregational Church
7:30 pm
Songs From the Time of Hamilton will present music from the period of the American Revolution, interspersed with talks and a Q&A about the history of the composers and music. The repertoire will be familiar[...]
First Congregational Church
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
A cherished “hometown” band in these parts, The Guilford Ramblers perform a lively program of folk and bluegrass music.Artist BioLed by acclaimed Guilford musician Phil Rosenthal, a former Connecticut State Troubadour and lead singer in[...]
Bittersweet Barn
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
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
77 U-Turn is a fully staged theater piece that uses poetic storytelling and song to reflect on coming home, parenting, love, loss, confusion and what happens when we turn around and look back before moving[...]
First Congregational Church
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