/ SUMMER 2013
ral eggs, apple cider, seasonal beverages and coffee. 199 Route 169, Woodstock. Free. www.TheFarmersCow.com; (866) 355-COWS.
8-9. OLDE MISTICK VILLAGE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL.
www.oldemistick village.com; Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic. It’s among the busiest events in Mystic so arrive early for parking. Among the local restaurants and executive chefs showcased this year will be Beachside Catering, Bestemors, Chet’s Italian Ice, Gourmet Galley Catering, Harp and Dragon, Johnny’s Peking Tokyo, Meriano’s Bake Shoppe, Munchie Food Truck, The Pita Spot, Pizza Grille, Portuguese Fisherman, Rice Box, A Taste Of India and Homeport. Entertainment by Amazing Face Art, April’s Balloon Creations, Black Bear Karate, Chris McKay & The Tone Shifters, Human Garden Drumming & Yoga, Japanese Samurai, Mohegan Foodways: Past and Present, the Munsell Brothers Band, Native Spirit Flutes, Ron Drago, Shane Lillian, and the Tibetan Singers and Dancers.
9. NATHAN HALE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION,
9. DECORATE FLOWER POTS.
noon-4 p.m., Nathan Hale Homestead. Join the staff of the Homestead as we celebrate the birthday of our Connecticut state hero. Stencil your own wooden checkerboard. Nathan Hale wrote in his Revolutionary War army diary about playing checkers. Free Family activity. Birthday cake and lemonade at 1 p.m. Regular admission applies for house tours. 2299 South St., Coventry.
Families can enjoy decorating flower pots from 1-5 p.m. at the Florence Griswold Museum. 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme. www.flogris.org; (860) 434-5542.
11. BUSHED: SURVEYING THE SHRUBBERY, A WALKING TOUR,
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors walk the grounds with Landscape Historian Sheila Wertheimer as she identifies fothergilla, winterberry, azaleas, and mountain laurel and explains their ideal care and conditions. Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme. www.flogris.org; (860) 434-5542.
12. MYSTIC CALLIGRAPHERS,
7 p.m., Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic. New members welcome. (860) 536-8477.
12. A POTTED HISTORY OF GARDENING.
Susan Tamulevich, garden historian and executive director of the New London Maritime Society’s Custom House Maritime