Thanks for supporting the Marquis of Granby

Marquis of Granby wants to thank everyone who contributed to its fundraiser held at the Thomas Hooker Brewery on March 9. The event was a huge success, with 100 percent of proceeds going to help members of the corps get to Scotland this August.

Free Lunch Studios

Join in on the creative fun at Free Lunch Studios in Tariffville. Monday Night Jams, Wednesday Night Comic and Manga Club, Thirsty Thursdays, Drawing and Painting For Teens Fridays and much more!

Salmon Brook music series to host Mark Erelli

Folk singer and composer Mark Erelli returns to the Salmon Brook Music Series on Saturday, June 9. Since his first album (Signature Sounds) in 1999, his rigorous touring schedule has included the major folk festivals at Newport and Philadelphia.

Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day we honor our mothers, grandmothers, god-mothers, and aunts for all the love and devotion they have given us, and the sacrifices they have made over the years. We tell them the words in our heart, “I love you,” and they are happy.

April Thoughts

A miracle of Spring, the tiny yellow flowers of the forsythia greet us all over town. Daffodils, so bright their yellow color, appear in the yards and along the sides of the road — planted there by others that we may enjoy them today.

Finding her place at HOME

Walk into HOME Fine Art and Antiques and you can discover unique and interesting pieces to fall in love with, and that’s just what owner Marti Long wants. The Springfield resident decided to completely upend her working life because of an ad on Craigslist.

Sylvia Davis Patricelli Fine Arts Scholarship 2018 – Granby

Patricelli-Regan has established an initial yearly scholarship in memory of her mother, Sylvia Davis Patricelli, for a graduating senior from Granby Memorial High School who is pursuing a career in the fine arts. Patricelli-Regan and her parents previously lived in post-WWII Granby and she wished to encourage the creative arts within Granby’s academic curriculum in recognition of her mother’s success as an internationally recognized portrait painter from Australia.

Chorale announces spring concert programming

The 110-member Farmington Valley Chorale and Artistic Director Dr. Ellen Gilson Voth will present Passages – the Seasons of Life on Friday, April 20, in Avon. The program, according to Dr. Voth, “explores how we experience the passage of time at different stages of life.” In addition to several shorter pieces and songs, the Chorale will perform Brahms’ profound Nänie, and John Corigliano’s musical setting of the Dylan Thomas poem, Fern Hill, with soloist mezzo-soprano, Meredith Ziegler.