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Art, Wine & Finance
Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Art, Wine & Finance
Please join us for a special free event featuring Art, Wine & Finance at the Leif Nilsson Spring Studio & Gallery at 1 Spring Street in Chester Center on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Fine art, good wine and quality finance share similar characteristics. They all take time to craft and require professional skill and creativity. Come and learn more about the art of finance, fine art and finer living and how they can enrich your life.
Adam Richwine, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones; Artist Leif Nilsson; and Wine Merchant Eric Nelson from The Chester Package Store will share their expertise with you.
A wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres are included. RSVP
Holiday Night Art Stroll
Winter Sunday Market Events in the Gallery Nov 30 - Dec 21
We are hosting a series of holiday events for families during the Chester Winter Market. Please visit us in the gallery to hear some great music from 11am to 1pm (unless otherwise noted) on Sundays from November 30 through December 21, 2014.
November 30 – Hillyn Natter & Rose Natter from Face Arts Music in Deep River will present Munchkin Music, a music class designed for children ages 2-5 as a way for them to experience a variety of instruments, singing, dancing and learn to play music together.
Explore Music with Munchkin Music’s Ms. Rose
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Face Arts Music will offer hands on music exploration for children of all ages. Let’s Make Music, exploring the fundamental concepts of music: tempo, dynamics, improvising, and listening. Sing! Dance! & have fun!
A Trip Around the World: Children’s Music Concert
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Take a fun musical journey around the globe with Face Arts Music instructors Frank Natter Jr. and Hillyn Natter. This interactive children’s music show will be fun for the whole family. Come to sing along, get up and move.
December 7 – Noon - 1 pm. Music with Margie – Margie Warner is a songwriter, recording artist, storyteller and music consultant for young children. She will perform many songs from her children’s CDs during this interactive musical extravaganza.
December 14 - Jessica Nevins from Music Together presents "Simple Gifts - Sounds of the Season" for young children and the grown ups that love them.
December 21 - Erica Jewel and friends, Choral and original compositions performed by local teenage musicians.
Friday, Dec 5, 2014 - 5 - 8 pm
Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel our December 11th concert benefiting The Cove. Donations can still be made to this worthwhile organization.
Our apologies for any inconvenience.
CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN
Monthly concert series of eclectic international singer songwriter artists
from cool jazz to blue grass.
The 2014 Line Up:
$10 donation - BYOB and picnic - Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre
Inside the Gallery if inclement weather
GATES OPEN Half Hour before the show. First come first seated.
Buy your own wine or beer at the Chester Package Store across the street!
Click each listing for more information.
Second Sunday of the month 4 - 6 pm
Jan 12, 2014 - Dan Stevens
Feb 9, 2014 - Hillyn Natter
Sunday, February 16th, 2014 from noon - 3pm.
Old Dog New Trick from noon - 2 pm
March 9, 2014 - The Meadows Brothers
Opening the concert is Wise Old Moon
Then back to the Third Thursday of the month 7- 9 pm:
May 15, 2014 - Michelle Walker Jazz Quartet
June 19, 2014 - Bianco Martinis
July 17, 2014 - The Dizzy River Band
July 24. 2014 - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Special Concert August 7
August 7, 2014 - Dan Stevens
Erik Simon Vuoritie will be opening the show
August 21, 2014 - The Meadows Brothers and The Lichter Bros
Special Friday Night Concert September 12, 2014
Simon Van Gend on U.S. Tour from South Africa
Arrowhead will open the show.
Sept 18, 2014 - Jen Lowe and the Firefly Band
Back to Second Sundays, 4 - 6 pm
October 12, 2014 - Old Dog New Trick
November 9, 2014 - DB Rielly
Local duo Ebin Rose will open the show.
December 14. 2014 - Lara Herscovitch
NEW! The Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio, Gallery & Gardens:
Schedule a portrait session now for the holidays. Great Gift idea!
I am scheduling portrait sessions for the winter months. They range from small 8 x 10 paintings to life sized 30 x 40 inches and up! For recent examples of my portraiture, click here:
I am offering painting classes on Sunday afternoons from 1 - 5 pm. All levels are welcome. contact me for further information.
A Unique Gathering Place for Special Occasions
Spring Street String Band
I am pleased to announce I have a new string band!
Andy on Mandolin, Matt on guitar and me on Banjo. We are all trying to sing! Check us out most Sunday afternoons at the Gallery. Check out our video
Ann Nyberg posted a wonderful news story and video about our
| Art Classes
Any skill level welcome. Bring a sketch pad or your favorite medium and join us in learning how to look a little closer at the world through squinted eyes.
if you are interested.
Leif painting in Vernazza, Italy. photo by Caryn B Davis Photograhy
Concerts in the Garden series on her website:
Ann Nyberg's Network Connecticut.
Check it out and come to a concert. Thanks Ann!
|The 2015 Chester Exhibit Lineup
Winter Carnivale, Sunday, February 15
May Daze Night Friday, May 1
Midsummer's Night, CANCELED
Come Home to Chester Days, Friday, September 18
Halloween Parade, Friday, October 30
Holiday Night, Friday, Dec 4
|Watch the Video interview with Leif from Comcast Public Access Show: Finding Bliss by Lauren Agnelli.
Listen to the Radio interview with Caryn B. Davis and Leif Nilsson by Stephan Allison, the host of River Valley Rhythms, recorded live on Thursday March 3 at 4pm on WESU - 88.1 FM.