Elyse’s Country Journal – November 14, 2013 – HarneyRE – Salisbury, CT
Salisbury and the surrounding communities of northwestern Connecticut offer a wide range of unparalleled opportunities. Please enjoy Elyse’s Country Journal, published weekly on Wednesday. Elyse’s hope is that it will help open up a new perspective of our area.
- The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association presents “Ragtime: The Musical” from November 14 to 17 in the school’s Walker Auditorium. The cast is comprised of 56 students; the show is directed by R. Allen Babcock. Performances are November 14, 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM and November 17 at 2:30 PM. Proceeds from the Thursday, November 14, performance will benefit SOAR, the Salisbury Central School Enrichment Fund. Call 860-435-3203 for reservations. Tickets are $10, or $5 for students and senior citizens. Cash or check only are accepted.
- David Ward, one of Connecticut’s leading authorities on the American Civil War, will bring alive lesser known American history as he delves into events & circumstances that make Gettysburg — Stories of the Union High Command so gripping, even more than a century after they occurred. Co-hosted with Salisbury Association Historical Society at Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury. November 16 at 4 PM.
- The holiday season is upon us! Noble Horizons at 17 Cobble Road in Salisbury holds its annual Festival of Trees – Making Spirits Bright – on Saturday, November 23 to Saturday, December 7, with a Gala Festival Party on December 7 from 5 to 7 PM (reservations requested). There will be a sparkling display of trees, wreaths, center pieces, gift baskets – and more – one-of-a-kind, hand-decorated for the holiday season. All available at silent auction. Admission is Free.
- Upcoming Event at Noble Horizons in Salisbury: Norfolk Artists & Friends, opening reception Saturday, November 23, 4 to 6:30 PM, FREE. An organization of professional artists living and working in Norfolk who paint, sculpt, photograph, make jewelry and create other decorative arts. The work will be attractively priced with holiday gift-giving in mind. Noble Horizons is happy to welcome these first-time exhibitors.
- The Aglet Theatre Company presents “OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY”, a gripping comedy/drama that explores whether corporate raiders are creatures from the Black Lagoon of capitalism or realists. A wrestling match between lust and greed. November 22 and 23 at TriArts Bok Gallery on Amenia Road in Sharon. Doors open at 7 PM for complimentary wine and refreshments. Admission is $25.00. FMI: visit email@example.com.
- The Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) will host its annual Ski Swap ‘n Sale on Saturday, December 7, at the firehouse of the Lakeville Hose Company on Brook Street. Residents can bring equipment to be sold Friday, December 6, from 4 to 7 PM. No equipment will be accepted on Saturday. As always, the sale on Saturday will run from 8 to 11 AM. From 11 AM to noon, residents can pick up their money or unsold equipment. Any equipment remaining afternoon Saturday will become the property of SWSA. Proceeds from the sale will benefit several SWSA youth ski programs. Go to SWSA’s website www.jumpfest.org for more details.