1. Crummy weather, with a good chance of intermittent rain through the day into the evening. High temperature is down to 64 degrees. Sunrise is 6:32 a.m., sunset is 6:34 p.m.
2. Maybe it’s a little early yet for pumpkins, but if you’d like to get one or a bouquet of chrysanthemums pay a visit to the Crozier Williams College Center at Connecticut College today. They’ll be selling the items from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3. Spirit Gallery opens a fleeting art show tonight. a display of floral art, debuts with a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be up only through 8 p.m. on Saturday.
4. Both of these events were posted on the New London Patch calendar. Let people know what’s going on around town by adding your own event there.
5. Louis Pasteur, a French scientist best known for his work with fermentation and the creation of the “pasteurization” process to prevent it, died on this day in 1895 at the age of 72.