Come celebrate the start of summer at Lyman Allyn’s annul Summer Fest!
Saturday, June 23
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM │ Rain or shine
Free admission & Parking
Summer Fest is FREE for everyone and will feature food trucks, live entertainment (amplified, unplugged, performance and participatory), and family friendly activities on our grounds and inside the Museum. The entire Museum will be open during this event, so you can explore all of our exhibits. It’s a perfect event to spend with friends and family. Bring them all! In the event of rain, everything but the food trucks will move indoors to the Museums galleries, auditorium, and art/dance studio.
Featuring: Food trucks │ live entertainment │ family activities │ art projects │ face painting & balloon creations by TeachArt2Me │ the incredible “Don’t Burst My Bubble” program from the Children’s Museum of Southeastern CT │ animals from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center │ live birds of prey from “A Place Called Hope” │ henna art by Hennavana │ and much more!
Performers include: The Rivergods │ Ron Murray │ Christine Cooney │ Ramblin’ Dan Stevens │Writer’s Block Ink │ TigerEye Dance Team│ and more!
Bring a blanket and explore the grounds of the Lyman Allyn, including the McCourt 9/11 Memorial Garden and our outdoor sculpture trail. Summer Fest volunteers will be on hand for brief tours of our current exhibitions.
SUMMER FEST SCHEDULE
|11:00 – 4:00||Explore the grounds of the Lyman Allyn including the McCourt 9/11 Memorial Garden & our Sculpture Trail, or explore the galleries|
|11:00 – 4:00||The incredible “Don’t Burst my Bubble” program from the Children’s Museum of Southeastern CT|
|11:00 – 4:00||Henna body art by Hennavana|
|11:30 – 12:15||Christine Cooney: Musical styles ranging from RnB to Rock n Roll, classic Blues and Jazz|
|11:30 – 2:30||Face Painting by TeachArt2Me|
|11:30 – 3:00||Art project in the studio: Make a People Mobile craft for kids|
|12:15 – 12:30||Compelling theater performance by Writer’s Block Ink|
|12:30 – 1:15||Dan Stevens: American roots music to classic folk|
|12:30 – 3:30||Balloon Creations by TeachArt2Me|
|1:15 – 2:15||Live Birds of Prey from A Place Called Hope|
|1:30 – 2:15||Ron Murray: Music with Spanish influences|
|2:00 – 4:00||Enjoy animals from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center|
|2:15– 2:30||Performance by the TigerEye Dance Team|
|2:30 – 3:30||Rivergods: Heartfelt harmony-rich folk/rootsy/rockish music|
Thank you to our generous sponsors: Americana Furniture │ Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Southeastern New England, Inc. │ Copy Cats Printing Services, Inc. │ Cumulus Media/Q105 │ The Day │ Henny Penny │ La-Z-Boy Furniture