1. Partly cloudy with some gusting winds today. Overnight frost is likely as the low gets down to 29 degrees, while the high is at 46 degrees. Sunrise is 6:48 a.m., sunset is 4:22 p.m.
2. It’s Small Business Saturday! Check out this article for the promotions that local shops are putting on.
3. The Hempsted Houses are closed for the season, but they’re open today for a special event. Thanksgiving with the Hempsteads takes a look at how a holiday meal would be prepared over the open hearth in 18th century New London. This runs at the historic site from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
4. Expressiones debuts an art exhibit tonight. Gabriela Gamboa and Ulises Urra Hernández, of Venezuela and Cuba, discuss their works from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight.
5. Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species on this day in 1859. Darwin introduced the theories of evolution and natural selection with this work.