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Annual Old Lyme Midsummer Festival Schedule
July 29, 2022 - July 30, 2022
The Annual Old Lyme Midsummer Festival will be held on July 29th and July 30th, 2022 at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. Stroll the campus and make sure to stop at the art store. Visit the tent and studios to view and purchase art by our current BFA students and alumni.
Friday Night, July 29: Kickoff Concert
Saturday, July 30th All day Festival
The Mighty Soul Drivers Kick Things Off Friday Night, July 29th from 7pm-9pm
The traditional Friday night lawn concert is back when the Florence Griswold Museum welcomes The Mighty Soul Drivers. Bring your chair or blanket and get ready for the classic Soul sounds of Memphis, Muscle Shoals and points South. Bring a picnic or enjoy the food truck fare. Concert sponsored by All Pro Automotive and Benchmark Wealth Management.
Midsummer Run Starts our Morning Saturday, July 30th
Join LYSB’s popular 5k when you run, walk or cheer on the participants! Winding through the village streets, this annual run brings runners and their supporters from across the region. 5K Run & Walk at 8am, Kids K at 9am. Pre-register here or register on site beginning at 6:45am.
Art and more for Sale Saturday July 30th
It’s where to find that special addition for your collection of landscape paintings, or just the right gift for the art lover in your life. The Fence Show Artists are back on the lawn of the Old Lyme Inn all day Saturday. You will also find works by the artists of the Lyme Art Association across the street at their home gallery, and works of art and fine crafts by the alumni of the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts on their campus. You’ll also find specialty pieces by local artisans at various locations along the festival. We’ll have more details to follow!
Classic Car Show Brings the Winners Saturday, July 30th 9am-2pm
The Lion’s Club is back with their annual Classic Car Show celebrating the classics, the antiques, and the exotic. Once again on the grounds at 100 Lyme Street (now the CT Audubon Society’s RTP Estuary Center), the beauties on display will have you thinking about your own future wheels. Learn more about entering your car here. Suggested donation to view cars: $5.