Old Lyme, Connecticut

Upcoming Events in Old Lyme Connecticut


17 3rd Annual Free Day at the Florence Griswold Museum - Gather family and friends for a day of exciting programs, exceptional art, and beautiful views. Explore the Museum, where art, history and nature come together in one inspiring place.

Address: 96 Lyme St. , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-5542 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

8 - 10 Foals & Flowers Morgan Horse Open Barn - Visitors get to see the newborn foals, young horses in training, demonstrations; refreshments available.

Address: McCulloch Farm , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-7355 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.


31 - 3 Lyme Art Association Summer Solstice Paint Out - Old Lyme has been the center of "plein air" painting for more than 100 years with artists capturing the unique summer light. In celebration, artists are invited to paint in the beautiful gardens of the Florence Griswold Museum. There will be a "wet paint" sale of their works at Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., June 24 and 25.

Address: Florence Griswold House , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-7802 (Always call and confirm events)


12 Re-Opening of America's Home of Impressionism - The Florence Griswold House, the historic centerpiece of the Museum, reopens to public having undergone extensive restoration. This 1817 National Historic Landmark was the original boardinghouse for the Lyme Art Colony from 1899 to the 1930s. Open to the public in 1947, the Museum is named after Florence Griswold, who transformed her family home into a country retreat for artists.

Address: Florence Griswold Museum , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-5542 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adults $8, seniors and students $7, children (6-12) $4.

9 - 10 20th Annual Midsummer Festival - Outdoor performance Friday evening at the Florence Griswold Museum (96 Lyme St.). On Saturday, the town becomes a Market En Plein Air offering fresh Connecticut-grown flowers, vegetables, fruits, breads, fine cheeses, herbs; hands-on, minds-on activity tent with fun and educational projects.

Address: Florence Griswold Museum & various locations throughout the town , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-5542 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

9 - 11 Midsummer Festival & Art Sale - Stroll the grounds during an open house and enjoy the "Art & Animals" paint out, a traditional family favorite, with live animals. The "Anything Goes Art Sale" in which artists bring in their artworks for this fun bargain sale.

Address: Lyme Art Association , Old Lyme, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 434-7802 (Always call and confirm events)

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Bayberry Motor Inn

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Florence Griswold Museum

A National Historic Landmark, America's best-known center of Impressionist painting, offers 11 landscaped acres along the Lieutenant River, education center, restored artist studio, gardens, 1817

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Bee & Thistle Inn

Restored 1756 private home with riverside setting, located in art colony and historic area. 11

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