Data by way of Stonington Historic Society
STONINGTON, CT — The Stonington Historic Society’s annual profit, The Cannon Ball, might be held on Saturday, June 25 at 5 pm on the North Garden on the historic Mystic Seaport, 105 Greenmanville Avenue. “River to River: Celebrating Stonington’s Historic Neighborhoods” units the theme for the 2022 occasion.
Based on Frances Ashley, president of the Stonington Historic Society, “Our rivers together with the Mystic and the Pawcatuck outline not solely our boundaries but additionally the wealthy legacy of Stonington. Our waterways and surrounding neighborhoods have and can proceed to play an vital function in commerce and leisure actions for generations,” stated Ashley.
Stonington is a group of neighborhoods which have been residence to notable people and industries together with shipbuilding, agriculture, textiles, granite and the humanities. “River to River” will have fun the Stonington space’s historic neighborhoods below a tent on the Mystic Seaport, offering a historic and scenic riverfront setting. Cocktails, dinner, a silent and stay public sale, dancing to music by Dr. Ok’s Motown Revue, and the presentation of the 2022 Hero Award spotlight the occasion program.
For these people who wish to take part from residence, bidding for objects within the silent public sale is out there on-line via the GiveSmart app or www.thecannonball.givesmart.com Bidding for stay public sale objects could be accomplished in individual or by way of proxy. This 12 months’s stay public sale options unique objects together with: week-long luxurious lodging in Puerto Rico, a cocktail cruise for 10 aboard a historic yacht, a progressive dinner in Stonington Borough, and the rights to the 1814 Cannon Ball for one 12 months.
The Cannon Ball Proceeds will profit the Stonington Historic Society, supporting its exhibitions, collections, instructional and group packages, in addition to the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer Home, Lighthouse Museum and Woolworth Analysis Library. Based in 1895, the Society preserves, interprets, and celebrates the historical past of Stonington, Connecticut. For extra data and tickets, go to www.thecannonball.givesmart.com or name 860.535.8445.