in Pomfret. Sponsored by the Pomfret Proprietors, a local merchants group. Starting at 8 a.m., you can purchase a map to guide you to the many participating residences, businesses and organizations spread throughout town. More than 50 groups participated last year. Maps are available at Pomfret Community School, 20 Pomfret Street. Profits from map sales and registrations benefit a Pomfret Proprietors Scholarship for a high school student, who must be a town resident, displaying a serious interest in entrepreneurship or planning to study business in college. To register, print a form from www. VisitPomfret.com, call 860.974.3714 or email [email protected]jilly.com.
2 CREATE-A-KITE WORKSHOP.
8 TUGS, AN EXHIBIT,
1 to 4 p.m., at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London. Explore the new exhibition, “Play/Things: Toys and the Invention of Modern Childhood,” and then create your own kite to fly outside or at home. Fun for the whole family. Free snacks and admission. Call 860.443.2545 or visit www.lymanallyn. org.
at Mystic Seaport. Focusing on the vessels that transport cargo, escort cruise ships, conduct environmental clean-ups and salvage wrecks. The content draws from the Seaport’s collections, photos, paintings, models and manuscripts. Runs through the summer. Admission is adults, $24; seniors, $22; youths, $15; children under five, free. Call 860.572.5315 or visit www. mysticseaport.org.
8 IPAGLIACCI AND GIANNI SCHICCHI,
7:30 p.m., Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. I Pagliacci, the first of two, one-act operas presented by Connecticut Lyric Opera. In a Garde premiere, Gianni Schicchi, recently directed by Woody Allen, is a satirical farce and packed with comedic elements. Call 860.444.7373 or visit www.gardearts. org.