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fireworks

Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks & Concert is sponsored in part by the NMCOA.

summer concerts
carol singing

Carol Singing

Get in the Christmas spirit with the annual carol singing and holiday lights parade on the green.

trains

Train Display

The holidays wouldn't be complete without the annual hands-on model railroad display at the train station.

Holiday Brass

Holiday Brass

Special events are held throughout the year at the bandstand.

Wildcat Creek

Wildcat Creek

Concerts are held in various venues and in every musical genre.

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Concerts - Performances

Concerts On The Green
Aug. 7-28, 2021

The Edwin Kinkade Concerts on the Green series is organized by the NMCOA. Free concerts are held on Saturday at 7:30 PM from July through August at the bandstand on the Village Green. Residents are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs. See the media page for a sneak peek. For dates and bands—see below!

Art Walk

Art Walk
Aug. 14, 2021

This one day arts celebration is filled with artists and artisans demonstrating their work: painting, drawing, metalsmithing, woodworking, glass arts, photography, three-dimensional work, and performance arts. Maps will be available at the information booth by the bandstand on the green and at all participating businesses and restaurants.

Heart Beats

Heart Beats

Applications were due on MAY 28, 2021. This is a public art project for New Milford students in grades 4 thru 12 to design a banner that will fly on New Milford Green that answers the question "What does your haert beat for?" See the web site www.heartbeatsnewmilford.org for more information.

Quilt Walk

Quilt Trail

The New Milford Barn Quilt Trail consists of 19 colorful quilt patterns hand-painted on large weather-resistant blocks and hung on antique and vintage barns and historical buildings around our town. It honors our rich agricultural history, the exciting resurgence of family farms in New Milford today and the American tradition of quilt-making. It is the first barn quilt trail established in Connecticut.

2021 Edwin Kincade Concerts on the Green

hosted by the New Milford Commission on the Arts

7:30 pm on the village green—FREE—bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Wanda Houston Band

August 7
Wanda Houston Band

40's, 50's, 60's, R&B, Jazz

Profile Reggae Band

August 14
Profile Reggae Band

Reggae, Ska, Jazz

The Kenn Morr Band

August 21
The Kenn Morr Band

Folk Rock Americana

Already Gone

August 28
Already Gone

Eagles Tribute Band

About New Milford Commission on the Arts

The New Milford Commission on the Arts was established in 1977, by Ordinance to fund, advise on, originate, coordinate and encourage, within the Town, participation in, and promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of, artistic and cultural activities, which shall include, but are not limited to, music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, films and allied arts and crafts, and to this end may join or contract with consultants, private patrons, individual artists and ensembles and with institutions, local sponsoring organizations and professional organizations.

The Commission is a volunteer organization that maintains monthly meetings that are open to the general public. Agendas and Minutes of these meetings are held on file in the New Milford Town Clerk’s Office per the Freedom of Information Act requirements.

ARTS FUNDING

The New Milford Commission on the Arts funds and encourages the development and appreciation of artistic and cultural activities which includes but is not limited to music, theater, visual arts, literature, and music. To apply for Arts Funding, please download the linked file: Arts Funding App

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CONTACT

If you are an band or performer interested in being one of our acts, or if you have a general question or comment, please contact us. We will do our best to answer in a timely manner.

Town of New Milford
ATTN: Commission on the Arts
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776
newmilfordartscomm@gmail.com