The E List

An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline


Massage Therapy: Relax, Refresh, Renew

Nicole Crochetiere, LMT 954 Middlesex Tpke, Rear Building Ste 4, Old Saybrook, CT

Nicole Crochetiere, LMT offers a calming, relaxing, pain relieving massage in a quiet and clean environment. Massage types include Swedish, Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Warm Stone, Prenatal and CBD.


Thimble Islands Lobsterbakes CT

Now is the time to book your date! Connecticut Shoreline's Custom Lobster, Clam, Oyster Caterer, serving at your home, office, or wherever.


Edward Burtynsky: Earth Observed

New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT

Head to NBMAA to experience this large-scale survey featuring the work of acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynskyexplore topics including climate change, sustainability, and the legacy of American landscape art.

The SpeakEasy Method: Public Speaking Course for Adults

The Kate 300 Main St, Old Saybrook, CT

The SpeakEasy Method will change that and give you the jumpstart you need to finally face your fear of public speaking, harness your nervous energy, and start you on your way to become an engaging, relatable presenter in all areas of your life.


Mother’s Day Gift Basket Giveaway

The Shops at Yale Broadway and Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

Now is your chance to enter online 1 of 3 Mother's Day Gift Basket Raffle from The Shops At Yale!


Goodspeed 2023 Season Now on Sale

Goodspeed Opera House 6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT

One sale now join us and purchase your tickets for the 2023 Season! You don't want to miss this lineup of shows.

An Exhibition in Four Acts

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

This March and April come experience the historic galleries "Four Acts", exhibition showcasing the diversity of styles created by its talented member artists.

Lower CT Valley AAUW – Book Author Luncheon

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa 2 Bridge Street, Old Saybrook

The highly anticipated luncheon will be back for the first time since 2019 at the Saybrook Point Inn! There will be both chance and silent auctions, as well as a delicious lunch, followed by our two great guest authors.

Essex Goes Daffy with “Daffodil Days!”

Essex Board of Trade 51 Main St, Essex, CT 06426, Essex, CT

Make Essex your "daffodil destination!" Essex Board of Trade invites you for a day trip or weekend to enjoy this natural event, as well as our villages, shops, restaurants, galleries, architecture, and waterfront. In other words, Experience Essex!

Welcome Spring Reception

Connecticut River Artisans Co-op 55 Main Street, Essex

Join Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative for their annual Spring Reception, meet the artists and shop the many new pieces in their artisan gift shop.

Live Music Sunday at the Lyme Public Hall featuring the Meadows Brothers

Lyme Public Hall 249 Hamburg Road (Rt. 156), Lyme, CT

The Public Hall is the place to be if you enjoy listening to live music! We are kicking off this series with a festive gathering featuring the Meadows Brothers their homegrown, countrified, folked-up, soulful American rocknroll roots music.

It’s Time to Reinvent!


Pivot your career, turn a passion into a business, or make healthy lifestyle changes, you'll find everything you need at Camp Reinvention.

Summer Camp Fair

Lyme-Old Lyme High School 69 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

It's one stop shopping for learning more about what is available at local CT Summer Camps for all ages. It's never too early to start planning!

Walter Wick: Hidden Wonders!

New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT

Head to NBMAA to experience the magical world of Walter Wick famously known for his first children’s book series I SPY which established Wick as one of the most celebrated photographic illustrators of all time.

Spring Bird Walks

Spring is here and so are the birds! Come and join The CT Audubon Society for Spring Walks and view native bird species and early migrants of CT.

Workshops at Lyme Art Association

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

This spring and summer Lyme Art Association has a full schedule of engaging workshops where artists can take their paintings to the next level.

The Vintage Market Spring Fling

Mark your calendars for this year's Vintage Market Spring Fling! For merchants, find out more about having a booth.


Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea

Old Lyme Inn 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Join us for a tasty adventure down the rabbit hole featuring cherry blossom tea, lavender-lemon prosecco, carrot cake petite fours, checkerboard shortbread and queen of hearts pop tarts.


Con Brio Spring Concert 2023

Christ the King Church 1 McCurdy Lane, Old Lyme, CT

Con Brio respectfully presents one of the most celebrated, intensely human and passionate compositions in all of choral literature, beloved by generations of singers and audiences alike.

$15 – $35

Ivoryton Playhouse Presents The Legend of Georgia McBride

Ivoryton Playhouse 103 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

A big-hearted, music-filled comedy ~ Casey is an Elvis impersonator with everything going for him, including a flashy sequin jumpsuit. But just like that, he loses his gig, rent is overdue, and his wife announces a baby is on the way. So, when Elvis leaves the building and a drag show moves in, “The King”

Spring Cooking Classes at Weekend Kitchen, Essex

Weekend Kitchen 16 Main Street, Essex, CT

With Spring and Cinco De Mayo on the horizon we offer cooking classes with some of the best chefs on the shoreline. We strive to make cooking a fun as well as educational experience. From vegans to carnivores, there is a class for every palate!

Artful April: Spring Break Workshops

Lyman Allyn Art Museum 625 Williams Street, New London, CT

Not only is The Lyman Allyn a perfect family outing but this Spring Break your children will have an opportunity to take art classes with us!

LVVS Spring 2023 Tutor Training Workshop

Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore 61 Goodspeed Drive, Westbrook, CT

Join us in teaching Valley Shore residents to read, write, and speak English to improve their work and life skills in their communities.

Headshot Day!

Kelley Norcia Photography 179 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT

At Kelley Norcia Photography we create stunning headshots with same-day ordering so you can quickly put your best self forward to recruiters, clients and companies!

The Virtual Bridal Bootcamp

Ascend Experience, LLC Clinton, CT

Introducing your fitness and nutrition dream team! This is Alex & Kara's 6th bootcamp program, and they are so excited to help you prep for the big day!

$85 – $615

Earth Day Fair at the Lyme Public Hall

Lyme Public Hall 249 Hamburg Road (Rt. 156), Lyme, CT

Come celebrate Earth Day 2023 and the annual Lyme Roadside Cleanup. We will have local experts on hand to help you with selecting deer-proof plants, explore beekeeping and other sustainable practices, and so much more.


BOOK LAUNCH “My Roots Grow Strong”

The Hive Chester 1 Maple Street, Chester, CT

Join local author Melissa Spratt for an evening of connection, cocktails & apps celebrating "My Roots Grow Strong" poetry collection release.


Vista Starlight Benefit 2023

Water's Edge Resort & Spa 1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook , CT

Join us for an an out-of-this world evening of cocktails and dinner, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment at the Starlight Benefit spring fundraiser.

Mental Health Awareness Run or Walk

Wadawanuck Square, Stonington Borough 21 Broad St, Stonington, CT

Come and join us for a walk or run through Stonington Borough and celebrate Mental Health Awareness.