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5 King Arthur
Niantic, CT 06357-1212
Phone: (860) 739-1994
Fax: (860) 691-0119
Designed in the Greek Revival style of architecture, the Smith-Harris House was a residential home. Currently standing as a museum, it is open to visitors and offers tours of the entire mansion including its surrounding gardens. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it provides free access sans any admission prices.
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Charlies Place Restaurant & Lounge is a family-favorite with a delicious collection of diner dishes and great New England seafood available at great prices. Enjoy Greek and Italian delights as well as hot lobster rolls and fish and chips. This diner is conveniently located off Interstate 95 and close to Rocky Neck State Park.
Formerly, the New London-Waterford Speed Bowl, the Waterford Speedbowl has been entertaining racing enthusiasts since 1951. Apart from usual races, it also hosts events like Wild N' Wacky Wednesday Series. For racing schedule and other details, check website.
McCulloch Farm in Old Lyme has been breeding Morgan Horses since the 1940s. Morgan horses are available for sale with prices ranging from USD3500 to USD30,000. There are open house events held throughout the year, so check the website for times when the whole family can visit and enjoy the property.
Designed by the renowned architect James Gamble Rogers, the Harkness Chapel is a fine example of Georgian architecture. The excellent acoustic of the structure make it an ideal place for concerts and performances by the students. The same reason also makes it perfect for holding guest lectures. A collection on religious books, periodicals and other reading material can be found in the library in the basement of the chapel. The chapel has a seating capacity for 400 persons and can be reserved for private functions and religious ceremonies
The Bank Street Cafe in New London is a cozy local cafe and entertainment venue that features performances from local bands and singers. Stop by for some country music and a bite to eat during the daytime.
A place called home by the art students of Connecticut College, the Cummings Arts Center is a large facility with multiple provisions. The John C. Evans Hall and Olivia Hall are two venues located within the center that have state-of-the-art facilities for concerts, recording facilities and access to multimedia equipments. The Greer Music Library has a vast collection of music-related material, everything from books to recordings of performances. Wetmore Print Collection are galleries that feature American and Japanese art as well as European artists Rembrandt and Durer.
Located right next to the Cummings Arts Center, the Palmer Auditorium is one of the several multi-purpose venues on the campus of Connecticut College. With a seating capacity of 1300 the auditorium is equipped for large-scale concerts. The Department of Theater and the Department of Dance of the college have their offices in this building, which is also home to onStage, a program run by the college whereby professional theater and performance groups are invited for shows and workshops.
This theater is located in the Hillyer Hall of Connecticut College. A small space with capacity for up to 200 persons, Tansill Black Box Theater is ideal for performances and ensures every audience member a clear view. Dressing rooms are available for performers. The venue is well-equipped with audio-visual equipment and also has restrooms and a box office.
The Crozier-Williams Student Center, also called the CRO at the Connecticut College is where all the action is. This is the hub of all cultural and extra-curricular activities happening on the campus. Apart from offering special services and counseling to all the students, the center is home to a host of cultural spaces which hold a wide range of events throughout the year. Attend cultural dos like music festivals, dance shows, theatrical performances alongside academic meetings, award shows, luncheons, debates, discussions among other things at this center. Check website for more details.
The John C. Evans Hall is situated within the Cummings Arts Center of Connecticut College. State-of-the-art acoustics make all concerts an immensely pleasurable experience in this hall. Latest recording equipment links it to Fortune Hall's recording studio.