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HOLIDAY EVENT: Mermaid Mania Monday

October 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join in the fun during our daylong celebration of all things mermaid. Come explore Fathom Heights: A Sea Faerie Civilization on this special Monday. Enjoy a fall day exploring the Wee Faerie Village. From shell encrusted houses and coffee shops to kelp-covered schools, theaters, and sport arenas, you’ll love visiting this underwater wonderland.⁠ The event will feature nearly 30 unique sea faerie installations created by artists.

From 11am-2pm: Living Statue of Neptune

Neptune was the Roman god of waters and seas, who controlled winds and storms. A living statue of Neptune will be on view for great photo opportunities. Neptune will guard the Wee Faerie Village Fathom Heights: A Sea Faerie Civilization on the banks of the Lieutenant River. Neptune is a character from the creative minds of TEN31 Productions out of Pawcatuck, RI.

Visitors can also tour the new exhibition Abandon in Place: The Worlds of Anna Audette in the Krieble Gallery as well as tour the Griswold Boardinghouse and see Mark Dion’s New England Cabinet of Marine Debris (Lyme Art Colony).

Café Flo open 11:30am-2:30pm (reservations suggested: 860.434.5542 x126).

Visit the Education Center between 11am-4pm to make a hands-on project.

Bonus Event: Lyme Artisans Guild Pop-Up Shop on veranda, 10am-5pm.


October 9, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Florence Griswold
(860) 434-5542
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