'Tis the season to be patriotic. With that in mind, take a trip to New London to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum and feel your USA pride swell at the same time. The museum hosts a new exhibit opening Fri., July 6, titled The Rockets' Red Glare: The War of 1812 in Connecticut. You'll learn about the local events of the War of 1812 and what effect those events had to make the region what it is today.
The Rockets' Red Glare: The War of 1812 in Connecticut
July 6-Jan. 5, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London, (860) 443-2545, lymanallyn.org. Gallery hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and major holidays.