PHOTOS: Sun Shines on the 11th Annual Experience the Sound Event at Greenwich Point

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Sunday was a beautiful day for Greenwich’s Shellfish Commission’s 11th annual “Experience the Sound’ event at Greenwich Point.

The event’s theme, “From Streams Through Soil to Sea” emphasized that Greenwich’s ecology is connected to Long Island Sound, encouraging residents to be good caretakers of the land and the Sound.

The event attracted the curious, whether their interest was history, ecology, environmental stewardship or outdoor sports. Guests toured the Schooner SoundWaters as well as clam and oyster boats.

At Innis Arden Cottage, home to the  Bruce Museum’s Seaside Center in summer months opened for the season and eager volunteers shared information about a variety of sea creatures.

The event was open to the public and also included an art show and a free raw bar.

Activities took place around the Innis Arden Cottage where several community groups manned tables, the Old Greenwich Yacht Club and its docks, and the old mansion area at Greenwich Point. A free shuttle bus was available to take participants around to the three areas.

The Langleys at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event at Greenwich Point on June 25, 2017 Photo Matthew Bracchitta

Norwalk Community College

Community groups shared information at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event at Greenwich Point. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Patty Sechi

Patty Sechi of Greenwich Community Gardens talked about her organization’s programs. June 25,2 017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

History on Wheels Bike Tour

The Greenwich Historical Society offered a “History on Wheels” bike tour during the 11th annual Experience the Sound event at Greenwich Point. June 25, 2017 Photo Matthew Bracchitta

Calf Island

Volunteers shared information on Calf Island at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Experience the Sound

Representatives from Sacred Heart University’s Biology Dept at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event at Greenwich Point. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

reusablecents

Volunteers promoted a reusable carryout bag initiative at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event at Greenwich Point. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Innis Arden Cottage

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Hundreds Experience the Sound on a Sunny Sunday at Greenwich Point, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

raw bar

Shucking shellfish at the free raw bar at the 11th annual Experience the Sound event. Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Cathy Blood and Sophie Bardos dispensed lemonade at Old Greenwich Yacht Club. Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Cathy Blood and Sophie Bardos dispensed lemonade at Old Greenwich Yacht Club. Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

The 11th annual Experience the Sound event featured an art show inside Innis Arden Cottage. June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Cathy Blood and Sophie Bardos dispensed lemonade at Old Greenwich Yacht Club. Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Ed Stilwagon at the raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Ed Stilwagon at the raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Free raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Free raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Free raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

Free raw bar at Experience the Sound, June 25, 2017 Photo: Matthew Bracchitta

 


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  • Peter Alexander

    “encouraging residents to be good caretakers of the land and the Sound.”
    Any Town incompetents there?
    Blaming landowners is the cover up for decades of bad Town land management.
    Especially the 3 Ps Pave,Pipe, Pollute.
    Greenwich Town Plan would end most.