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Captain Chip
This new charter based in Old Saybrook offers delightful “picnic” and sunset cruises plus all-day charters for up to 6 people.

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melissa barbieri
In early 2020, local painter and friend, Melissa Barbieri, introduced us to her genius project and we're circling back for a revisit.

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brian stephens
Fables, fairy tales, and allegory are the inspiration for this monumental installation by Brian Keith Stephens at the Lyman Allyn.

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We've gathered a list of (mainly) local charities for Giving Tuesday.

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polar express
Child & Family's Polar Express is a wonderful way to give back this season and help those in our own community.

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gather
Help for hosts! Learn easy tips for throwing parties with Gather Intentional Living's virtual workshops.

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shell and bee
Whether you are looking to brush up on your artistic skills, spark creative ideas, or encourage your children to do so, Shell and Bee is a productive and fun place to be during these times.

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Earth and Fire
On the hunt for a hobby? Try your hand at pottery at Earth and Fire Studio in Essex.

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fall events
While it may feel like fall is canceled, we've rounded up a slew of things to enjoy, entertain and enlighten.

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billy elliot
We are all crazy for Billy Elliot here at The E List office, so we jumped at the chance to see the Tony Award-Winning show last Friday at The Goodspeed.

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summer music
There’s music just about every night of the week this summer. Take your pick!

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Ladies Night Guilford 2020
The Guilford Green Merchants have organized a Ladies Night (men invited, too) on October 15th from noon til 8pm. Enjoy specials and discounts in the shops and restaurants around the Green.

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gno drawing
Join us in Guilford on December 6th for drinks, discounts, and dinner! It's free for The E List readers to participate.

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gno drawing
Meet us in Essex for another fun night of drinks, discounts, and dinner!

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Yankee Cider Barn
A few festive things to lure you out of the house this weekend!

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Holiday Things To do
Here’s our relatively exhaustive list of pop-up boutiques, holiday events, concerts, teas, tree-lightings, strolls, and shops that do it up for the season.

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Santa at Flo Gris
Guests for the weekend? Here are a few quintessential Shoreline events to keep them busy on Thanksgiving weekend.

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the seabird
This new charter based in Old Saybrook offers delightful “picnic” and sunset cruises plus all-day charters for up to 6 people.

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summer fun
Some of our favorite summer festivals and events are returning for 2021!

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dudley farm market
Don your mask and head to this merged market to find everything you'll need for a summer table.

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links we love
Here's what's caught my eye during my 3am surfing lately.

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Links We Love
Prepare for a pandemic winter, dance your workout, Escape Room games at home, and more links we love.

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links we love
Best outdoor restaurants in NYC, travel essentials, gardening tools, and more marvels we've unearthed on the world wide interwebs.

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From quarrying its famous pink granite, to bootlegging and hiding Captain Kidd’s treasure, the archipelago known as the Thimble Islands has served a range of uses laced with mysterious lore.

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FEED Suppers
You’ve probably seen these bags around, or you may even own one.

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Just in time for Mother’s Day, we’re heading back to Guilford for a Girls’ Night Out. Let’s celebrate OURSELVES and enjoy a 1/2 price glass of wine and 20% off in all the participating boutiques.

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