colby-sawyer events calendar

Upcoming Public Events & Activities

Colby-Sawyer College hosts a wide variety of educational and cultural events that are open to the public. For more information, please call (603) 526-3000. For information about alumni events, visit Alumni & Friends and for athletic events, visit Colby-Sawyer Athletics.

November 2014

Colby-Sawyer College Annual Faculty Art Exhibition

Through Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 – Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Center, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Fine and Performing Arts Department's annual faculty art exhibition features the latest works by Fine Arts faculty in a variety of media including ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

Free and open to the public. Learn more here.

December 2014

Coffeehouse Event Features Student Guitarist and Christian Music

Wednesday, Dec. 3 – Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 7 p.m.

Serene Chua '15 will perform a selection of Contemporary Christian songs on the acoustic guitar, accompanied by a pianist and a violinist. Refreshments will be provided.

Chua, a multidisciplinary studies major from Malaysia, is an active member of the Colby-Sawyer community, serving as a resident assistant and an Admissions tour guide. She has been singing and playing the guitar for many years. Admission is free and open to all.

Thursday's Child Dinner to Benefit Adventures in Learning

Thursday, Dec. 4 – The Coach House Restaurant at the New London Inn, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Colby-Sawyer College's adult-learning program Adventures in Learning (AIL) is the featured beneficiary of The Coach House Restaurant's charitable giving series. Proceeds will benefit the AIL's Achievement Award Scholarship Fund. Reserve your table at (603) 526-2791.

Third Annual GOAT Art Exhibition Features Student Works

*Thursday, Dec. 4 - Wesson Honors Suite, 4th Floor, Colgate Hall, 5 to 7 p.m.
The Guild of Artistic Thinkers (GOAT) and the Wesson Honors Program cohost the annual juried art exhibition featuring works created by students from all majors and disciplines. Free and open to the public.

CSC Players Present Winter Cabaret

Wednesday, Dec. 10 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 7 p.m.

The student-run Colby-Sawyer Players present songs and short skits from well-known plays and musicals, as well as original works.

Open to the public. Donations appreciated.

CSC Players Present Improv Show

Thursday, Dec. 11 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 7 p.m.

The student-run CSC Players present their Improv Troupe in an unpredictable, unscripted performance that encourages audience participation.

Open to the public. Donations appreciated.

Fine and Performing Arts Department Presents 'Fifth Position' Dance Ensemble

Friday, Dec. 12 — Sawyer Center Theater, Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.

This two-act evening of dance features original choreography with genres ranging from classical ballet, jazz and contemporary to modern, hip hop, and classical Chinese.

Tickets are available at or through the Sawyer Center Box Office (603-526-3670 or Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students, or free with a Colby-Sawyer ID.

Eighth Annual New London TubaChristmas

Saturday, Dec. 20 — Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center, 2 p.m.

Created in 1974 as a tribute to tuba player and teacher William Bell, the first TubaChristmas concert was held in New York's Rockefeller Plaza. It has grown to include more than 250 locations throughout the United States and several countries. The New London TubaChristmas, led by Aarne Vesilind, features tuba, sousaphone, euphonium and baritone horn musicians playing Christmas carols, first with instruments only and then with the audience singing along.

Free and open to the public.