GAA Open Studio Tour returns Oct. 16 & 17

By Lori Catlin Garcia

Members of the Granby Artists Association are excited to again offer the annual Open Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants have been working hard for many months creating beautiful works of fine art and functional pieces to wear, adorn your home and give as gifts.

Open Farm Day returns to Granby!

One of Granby’s most beloved events is back: Open Farm Day, a free experience for Granby and surrounding communities, will be held on Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. After planning was paused in 2020 due to pandemic safety concerns, the Granby Agricultural commission is thrilled to resume this fun family event.

Noble and Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Museum re-opens

The Nobel and Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Museum (NCCHP) at 42 Water Street in Granville is pleased to announce that the museum will re-open in September for tours on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, from 12 to 3 p.m. In addition, two Living History programs have been scheduled:

Quilts and the Underground Railroad

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Connecticut resident Jan Doyle will present Quilts and the Underground Railroad: Fact or Fiction? Doyle’s lecture includes stories of secret codes, hidden messages, and forbidden talk.

The Senior Skinny

The Granby Senior Center is open for most classes and programs. Regardless of vaccination status, masks are required to enter the building and in all common areas—hallways and restrooms.

Browse & Borrow

With about 2,000 entries, the winners of our children, teen and adult prizes included: Abby L., Margot K., Natalie B., Wilson M., Alex U., and Kai S. (Prize 6: Frisbee Game), Sophia B., Owen B., Ty D., Chloe D., Nell G., Ryan S., Dawn B., Leala C., Coreen F., Mike G., Bill R., and Matt S. Congratulations to our winners!