Come out on November 27th to support our local economy!
Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving: November 27, 2020. Remember to shop small! We have a number of unique small businesses throughout Windsor. Support them, and you support our local economy! Small businesses help ensure local economies stay strong and vibrant. Let’s keep the momentum going all year long. Shop Small at the small businesses you love in your community. Because when small businesses succeed, we all do.
Go out and meet our local Windsor business owners and #shopsmall!
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Join the movement and give – each Tuesday and every day – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in your local community.
It’s a simple idea: whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for a
Artist-In-Residence Meet the artist Janet Miller and browse her oils on canvas show. Registration not required.
Live Demonstrations: Watch Janet create art in real time, ask questions as it develops, revel in the process. Wednesday, November 3, 11:00am – 2:00pm Thursday, November 18, 3:00pm – 6:00pm Saturday, November 27, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Artist Reception: Sunday, November 14, 2:00 – 4:00pm
All Month Long Visit Janet’s collection in our Meeting Room Artspace. Select items are for sale.
Local Museum Helps with Production of Willie Pep documentary
The Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of CT located in Windsor, CT was in the right place at the right time to help get the long-delayed production of the story of Willie Pep, Connecticut’s own world featherweight boxing champion, into its final stage. This production, which is being filmed in the Hartford area, has been delayed by a number of things, including the Covid-19 pandemic.
The film is being produced by the Canada-based Blisspoint Entertainment , Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions and Golden Ratio Films in Singapore. Many of the scenes portray Willie’s home with the t
Artists Sunday On November 28th, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, to spotlight artists during the holiday shopping season.
Artists Sunday, the Sunday after Thanksgiving (Nov 28 this year), is dedicated to supporting local artists and recognizing the impact they have in enriching our lives, communities, and the economy. Consumers are encouraged to shop with local artists, creators and makers and purchase creative, handcrafted items and artistic experiences for the holidays. Artists Sunday follows Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, prior to Cyber Monday.
The Exhibit will be open to the public for viewing on Sunday November 28 for Artist Sunday from noon to 3:00 pm.
The Windsor Palette & Brush Club Annual Fall Art Exhibition will open on Sunday November 7 with a pop-up market of local artists from 11:00am - 3:00pm. The show will run from November 7 - December 2, 2021 in the lower level of the Windsor Town Hall located at 275 Broad St, Windsor. The Town Hall hours are as follows: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm and any time the town hall is open for evening meetings. Free and open to the Public. Please use rear entrance. Free Parking.
Join us for You & Me Time at the Windsor Public Library from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM to create a one-of-a-kind stuffed animal using fabric and string. Plus we’ll have a Hot Chocolate Bar. This event is designed for an adult and a child (age 6+) to create something together. Basic sewing tools and supplies will be used. Registration is required as space is limited. Free. Register at windsorlibrary.com or call 860-285-1914. To register, please visit www.windsorlibrary.com.
Carmon Community Funeral Homes of Windsor and Windsor’s American Legion Gray-Dickenson Post #59 will host its annual Wreaths Across America wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, December 18th at 12 p.m. at the Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery on East St. All are invited to attend this special event that will be held on the same day as more than 2,500 similar wreath-laying ceremonies will be held across the U.S., at sea and abroad. Last year, more than 500 wreaths were placed by volunteers in Windsor.
Anyone may purchase $15 wreaths to be placed at the December 18th ceremony and all payments
For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has celebrated National Small Business Week (NSBW), which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. The SBA Connecticut District Office is accepting nominations for its 2022 small business awards. These annual awards recognize the achievements of SBA-assisted small businesses and the contributions they have made to their communities and Connecticut’s economy.
Award nominations are open through January 11, 2022 at 3pm EST. The 2022 award guidelines and forms are available at www.sb