November 23, 2021 Melissa Lamar

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Tunxis Community College Foundation invites the community to “An Evening of Art—Celebrating Tunxis’s 50th Anniversary,” part of the series of celebrations commemorating Tunxis Community College’s 50th anniversary, on Dec. 2 from 5-7 p.m. in the College’s 600 Building, Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery.

The evening will feature champagne and wine tastings by vendors from Valley Wines, live music by The Green Jazz Band and a special exhibition with more than 30 art pieces from past exhibitors that will be available for bid during a silent auction. All attendees will receive a commemorative Tunxis 50th Anniversary stemless wine glass.

An RSVP is required by Nov. 29. Donations in support of Tunxis Foundation are encouraged in lieu of the ticket cost. Those participating must be 21 years or older with proper ID. Masks are required. For more information, call 860.773.1357.

The event is among a series of Tunxis 50th anniversary celebrations planned for 2020 which were rescheduled. Those who are interested in viewing more information on the history of Tunxis can visit Alumni and individuals are invited to connect by visiting

Tunxis Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization led by an executive director and managed by a board of directors. The Foundation’s mission is raising funds for Tunxis Community College and its students, with a focus on scholarships, special learning projects, the arts and student veterans. To make a donation, visit