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Fairs & Festivals
Summer’s not over yet! Here’s a whole slew of fairs and festivals still to come:

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brian keith stephens
Connecticut artist Brian Keith Stephens' paintings are on exhibition in our upstairs gallery space.

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tiffany
A new permanent exhibit at Lyman Allyn showcases the incredible breadth and depth of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s oeuvre.

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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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mar floral
What would be more fun than gathering a group of girlfriends for some flower arranging (and wine) and coming away with your holiday centerpiece?

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back to school
Our area offers an astonishing variety of adult education opportunities, and I’ve gathered a list of appealing ones here.

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earth fire ceramics
There's a fresh new ceramics studio in downtown Essex that's just right for all levels of experience.

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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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chorus line
If you’ve never seen A Chorus Line, you must go, and if you have, you’ll enjoy this version, anticipating that glorious last scene. 

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cyrano
Here's your chance to see Peter Dinklage at The Terris Theater in Chester in Cyrano.

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guilford girls night
I browsed the boutiques of Guilford in advance of Girls' Night Out and here's my wishlist.

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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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holiday
Here are a bunch of December events still to come...

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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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chester holiday market
It's worth a trip into Chester this Sunday for everything you'll need (and more) for your holiday gatherings:

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Summer’s not over yet! Here’s a whole slew of fairs and festivals still to come:

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summer fun
Whether it’s food trucks, poetry, oysters or strawberries you’re after, you’ll find a festival here.

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farmers markets
You don’t have to go far for the best offerings with farmers’ markets in practically every town. Here’s our list.

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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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links we love
Looking for a little inspiration? Here's what I've been reading.

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Apps We Love
15 Apps that actually make your life better and easier.

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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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