Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Arts & Theatre

Events List Navigation

September 2015

Little Shop of Horrors

September 23, 2015 - October 11, 2015
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

The charming, tongue in cheek musical comedy of Seymour who stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush, has been devouring audiences for over 30 years.  The music, in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, “Skid Row (Downtown)”, and “Suddenly, Seymour”. A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical. Based on the film by Roger Corman.  Screenplay…

Find out more »
April 2016
$17 - $44

Back Home Again: On the Road with John Denver

April 6, 2016 - April 24, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

This CT premiere event is a celebration of folk musician John Denver’s life and music, including hits like “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” and “Leaving On a Jet Plane.” Featuring versatile musician David Lutken (Ring of Fire), BACK HOME AGAIN offers a rare glimpse of the man behind the music and the stories behind the songs. Back Home Again opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on April 6 and runs through April 24, 2016. Performance times are Wednesday and Sunday matinees at…

Find out more »
Free

Art Tour & Talk

April 10, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, 06426 United States
+ Google Map

The art tour and talk will be led by owner Geoffrey Paul, expert on the Inn's collections. While the talk and tour are free, capacity is limited therefore reservations are required, 860.767.1776. For planning purposes, this event will last approximately 90 minutes.

Find out more »
$15

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

April 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Polkadots: the Cool Kids Musical follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polka dot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Inspired by the events of The Little Rock 9, Polkadots: the Cool Kids…

Find out more »
May 2016
$17 - $44

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

May 4, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

An aging but formidable woman hires a dance instructor to give her lessons in her home. What begins as an antagonistic relationship gives way to friendship as they swing dance, foxtrot, tango and cha cha while sharing their secrets, fears and joys.  SIX DANCE LESSONS is a poignant comedy with music and dance about friendship. Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on May 4 and runs through May 22, 2016. Performance times are Wednesday and Sunday matinees…

Find out more »

Story Lines – Spring Juried Show

May 7, 2016 - May 28, 2016
The Essex Art Association, 10 N Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Exit Gallery featuring: Judith Osborne, “Staining the Wind” Hours: 1-5 pm daily (closed Tuesdays), May 7 - 28 Reception: Fri, May 6, 6-8 pm Entry: Sun, May 1 & Mon, May 2, 2-5 pm Pickup: Sun, May 29 & Mon, May 30, 2-5 pm Show Chair(s): Kay Brigante

Find out more »
Free

Art Tour & Talk

May 15, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, 06426 United States
+ Google Map

The art tour and talk will be led by owner Geoffrey Paul, expert on the Inn's collections. While the talk and tour are free, capacity is limited therefore reservations are required, 860.767.1776. For planning purposes, this event will last approximately 90 minutes.

Find out more »
June 2016
$17 - $44

The 39 Steps

June 1, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

By Patrick Barlow, John Buchan  Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have THE 39 STEPS, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! Tickets are $44 for adults, $39…

Find out more »

Clouds & Shadows — Elected Artists’ Member Show

June 4, 2016 - June 25, 2016
The Essex Art Association, 10 N Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Exit Gallery featuring: Dianne Gorrick, “Landscape Inspirations” Hours: 1-5 pm daily (closed Tuesdays), June 4 - 25 Reception: Fri, June 3, 6-8 pm Entry: Sun, May 29 & Mon, May 30, 2-5 pm Pickup: Sun, June 26 & Mon, June 27, 2-5 pm Show Chair(s): Ann Knickerbocker

Find out more »
July 2016

Inside Out — Open Show

July 2, 2016 - July 23, 2016
The Essex Art Association, 10 N Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Exit Gallery featuring: Carol Dunn, “Explorations” Hours: 1-5 pm daily (closed Tuesdays), July 2 - 23 Reception: Fri, July 1, 6-8 pm Entry: Sun, June 26 & Mon, June 27, 2-5 pm Pickup: Sun, July 24 & Mon, July 25, 2-5 pm Show Chair(s): Gretchen DiGiannantonio

Find out more »
$14

The Comedy Magic of Danny Diamond

July 8, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Come and be amazed by the comedy magic of Danny Diamond. His show will astound and entertain people of all ages. Bring the whole family for some fun and entertainment on a warm summer day. SUMMER CHILDREN’S THEATRE 2016 Join us for a summer filled with theatre performances for children of all ages! The Ivoryton Playhouse brings you another summer full of fun and educational programs all geared towards children! The Playhouse is proud to present some new and exciting…

Find out more »
$14

Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents 
African Adventure Tales

July 22, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Two funny folktales from Africa come to life with stunning puppetry, spectacular scenery, and infectious music. In “Koi and the Kola Nuts,” the youngest son of a chief sets out on a wonderful journey in search of fortune, carrying only a sack of kola nuts. His kindness to the creatures he meets is rewarded when they help him find a new home. And in “Anansi and the Talking Melon” we meet one of the most hilarious trickster characters in world…

Find out more »

Water, Water Everywhere

July 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - September 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map

Spectrum Gallery and Artisans Store of Centerbrook presents Water, Water Everywhere, July 22 through September 11 with a select group of regional and national artists who incorporate images and symbolism of water in their paintings, photographs, and mixed media collages. An opening reception will be held at Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut on Friday, July 22 (6:30-9 pm). Spectrum is an expansion of the non-profit Arts Center Killingworth which presents outdoor arts festivals, offers classes, workshops and camps…

Find out more »
August 2016

Rent

August 3, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

by Jonathon Larsen Loosely based on Puccini’s La Boheme, RENT is an inspiring musical with songs that rock and stories that resonate. Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon – exuberant, passionate and joyous. Performance times are Wednesday and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Evening…

Find out more »
$14

Casey Carle’s
 Bubblemania

August 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Back by popular demand! Casey Carle performs tricky undulations, manipulations and juggling with bubbles. An extremely unique program combining high energy entertainment with artistic achievement, BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Casey’s creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble artforms to “trapping” people inside bubbles! This is a bubble show to keep the 5 to 75 year-olds mesmerized. SUMMER CHILDREN’S THEATRE 2016 Join…

Find out more »
$14

Allynn Gooen’s
 Goowin’s Balloowins

August 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a truly unique performance by madcap balloon artist ALLYNN GOOEN, who will fill the stage with extraordinary balloon creations as he leads an audience choice of the story of Snow White And The Eight Dwarfs, The Wizard Of Oz, The Story Of Purim, (or any of a large variety of stories) in which children from the audience will star.  Traditionally, clowns and magicians twist balloons into creatures for kids, but not Allynn Gooen. He uses balloons to turn the…

Find out more »

Essex Historical Society Summer Picnic

August 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1732 Pratt House, 19 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Join Essex Historical Society’s Summer Members Picnic, August 21, 12pm – 2pm. EHS fires up the grill for hamburgers and hot dogs on the beautiful grounds of the historic 1732 Pratt House, 19 West Avenue, Essex. Musical duo ‘Sunny Train’ provides family entertainment to delight all ages with their lively tunes, hula-hoop activities and giant bubbles. Dessert delivered via ice cream truck. Free and open to the public. Rain or Shine. Info: essexhistory.org or (860) 767-0681.

Find out more »
September 2016

Man of La Mancha

September 7, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

by Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion One of the world’s most popular musicals, MAN OF LA MANCHA, the “Impossible Dream” musical, is based on Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote, and tells of the adventures of a delusional Spanish knight who sallies forth on a quest to restore chivalry to the world, and to claim his lady love.  Winner of 5 Tony Awards,  including Best Musical and starring David Pittsinger. Performance times are Wednesday and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Evening performances are Wednesday and…

Find out more »

Author Talk with Betsy Lerner & The Bridge Ladies

September 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Ave
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Focus Talk with Betsey Lerner

Betsy Lerner’s mother Roz has played bridge with the same four women for more than fifty years. Betsy grew up with these women without knowing their stories, including her mother’s. Lerner’s book, The Bridge Ladies, is a humorous, poignant recounting of learning about her mother by learning to play bridge. “What began as a project of friendly curiosity soon became a cherished ritual. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge…

Find out more »
October 2016
FREE

The Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series

October 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cube at Centerbrook Architects’ office, 67 Main St
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map
Hugh Ferriss, Lee Lawrie, Centerbrook Architects

The Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series Presents Architectural Historian Dr. Chuck Benson with “20th Century Influencers Hugh Ferriss and Lee Lawrie” Both Hugh Ferriss and Lee Lawrie had an enormous effect upon architectural philosophical thinking and ultimate execution in the early part of the twentieth century in America. Hugh Ferriss became famous for his dark, brooding charcoal renderings of zoning studies for sky-scrapers in New York. Lee Lawrie distinguished himself as being the lead designer and lead sculptor for most of the…

Find out more »

Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story

October 26, 2016 - November 13, 2016
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map
Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story

By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman America's favorite girl singer comes to life on stage in this exhilarating and inspiring musical biography. TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL is not a typical "juke-box musical." It offers a fresh, remarkably personal, and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent and unbridled personality made her a legend. With her signature songs woven in and out, we learn both the story of her successes on film, radio, and TV, as well as…

Find out more »
November 2016
$15

Vocal Master Class

November 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centerbrook Meeting House, 51 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map

Community Music School presents A Vocal Master Class with Brian Cheney, accompanied by Simon Holt. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn from our local opera “rock star!” Mr. Cheney will coach participants on their technique and performance in a variety of vocal styles including classical, Broadway, jazz, and even pop!  Open to the public. Sunday, November 20, 2016 4-6pm $15 per person

Find out more »
January 2017
$35

40th Anniversary Celebration

January 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
+ Google Map
Patricia Schuman, Classical, Jazz, Essex, Connceticut

Essex Winter Series - 40th Anniversary Celebration Everything that has made EWS so successful over the years packed into one celebratory concert! Classical, jazz, and more, with many of your favorite performers as well as emerging artists. Don’t miss our anniversary party! Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank. Tickets $35; students $5

Find out more »
FREE

Connecticut’s Early Transportation History

January 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

“The Age of Rail in Connecticut” with Valley Rail Road, 3 p.m., Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex. Co-presented by Essex Historical Society and Essex Meadows. For more information visit www.essexhistory.org or call 860-767-0681. Lectures on Transportation History Join Essex Historical and Essex Meadows for their winter lecture series, “Planes, Trains & Automobiles,” on January Sundays at 3pm. The series also features: Sunday, Jan. 22th “From Paved Roads to Public Money: The Rise of the Automobile in Connecticut” with Richard…

Find out more »
FREE

Author Talk

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Ave
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Author Talk with UConn Journalism Professor Robert Wyss: “The Man Who Built The Sierra Club: A life of David Brower” David Brower (1912–2000) was a central figure in the modern environmental movement. His leadership, vision, and elegant conception of the wilderness forever changed how we approach nature. Brower transformed the Sierra Club into a national force that challenged and stopped federally sponsored projects that would have dammed the Grand Canyon and destroyed hundreds of millions of acres of our nation's…

Find out more »
FREE

Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centerbrook Architects, 67 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map

Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series Presents Architect and Author Jimmy Stamp with “Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale” 2016 marked the centennial anniversary of the Yale School of Architecture. In recognition of this occasion, The Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series will welcome Jimmy Stamp, co-author with former YSOA Dean Robert A.M. Stern of the book Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale (Yale Press, 2016), who will trace the development of the School’s pedagogy alongside…

Find out more »
FREE

Connecticut’s Early Transportation History Series 2

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

“From Paved Roads to Public Money: The Rise of the Automobile in Connecticut” with Richard DeLuca, Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex. Co-presented by Essex Historical Society and Essex Meadows. For more information visit www.essexhistory.org or call 860-767-0681. Lectures on Transportation History Join Essex Historical and Essex Meadows for their winter lecture series, “Planes, Trains & Automobiles,” on January Sundays at 3pm. The series also features: Sunday, Jan. 29th “Connecticut’s Early Aviation History” with Jerry Roberts, 3 p.m., Essex Meadows,…

Find out more »
FREE

Connecticut’s Early Transportation History Series 3

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

“Connecticut’s Early Aviation History” with Jerry Roberts, 3 p.m., Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex. Co-presented by Essex Historical Society and Essex Meadows. For more info visit www.essexhistory.org or call 860-767-0681.

Find out more »

CMS Open House

January 30 @ 9:00 am - February 3 @ 7:00 pm
Community Music School, 90 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map

Community Music School welcomes the general public to visit during Open House Week January 30 to February 3. Children and adults can tour the School’s studios, meet teachers and staff, enjoy a FREE preview lesson, and learn about a vast array of programs for all ages including private and group lessons, guitar, jazz and string ensembles, music therapy services, Kindermusik, and more. Community Music School is open from 9 am to 7 pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 5pm…

Find out more »
February 2017

23rd Annual Holiday Model Train Show

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 20 @ 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, 06426 United States
+ Google Map

November 18th - February 20th The magic returns to CRM with the 23rd Annual Holiday Train Show.  This family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout.  Visitors are challenged to find a scavenger list of various objects hidden within the settings while the smaller visitor set can get hands-on at an American Flyer and Lionel Train layout designed for toddler…

Find out more »
Free with museum admission

Stanley Kolber Bird Photography Workshop

February 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Join Stanley Kolber, award winning nature photographer, for a wonderful photography workshop in the museum’s Eagles of Essex exhibit. Birds were Stan’s first love when, some fifteen years ago, he picked up a camera and set a course for photography as a second career and full-time artistic endeavor. And although the subject of his work has evolved, his ardor for birds, and for rendering them lovingly and faithfully, is undiminished. Stan’s work is held in corporate and private collections, and…

Find out more »
$35

Stu Ingersoll Jazz Concert

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
+ Google Map
Dan Levinson, Jazz, Jass, Concert, Deep River, Connecticut

Essex Winter Series - Stu Ingersoll Jazz Concert: Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band Dan and his renowned band will mark the centennial of the first recordings of New Orleans jazz in what is sure to be a spirited and rollicking afternoon. Sponsored by The Clark Group and Tower Laboratories LTD. Tickets $35; students $5

Find out more »
March 2017
$10 - $20

Women Playwrights Initiative

March 3 - March 4
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

Women Playwrights Initiative Four One Acts by Four Fabulous Women Playwrights. Staged readings followed by Talk Backs and refreshments each night! See web site for details. March 3 Staged Readings | 7:00 pm Guenevere by Susan Cinoman Teenagers Guenevere and Arthur are best friends–a fierce competitor, she always bests him in sword fights. What will be the outcome when confronted with Excalibur in the stone? Apple Season by Ellen Lewis To make arrangements for her father’s funeral, Lissie returns to…

Find out more »
$35

Garrison Keillor

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Old Saybrook High School, 111 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, 06475 United States
+ Google Map

Essex Winter Series - Garrison Keillor “Stories in Mind, Poems by Heart.” The beloved raconteur, author, and entertainer will share his unique brand of wisdom and humor in what is sure to be an unforgettable afternoon. Sponsored by Essex Meadows and Jeffrey N. Mehler CFP LLC. Tickets $35; students $5

Find out more »
FREE

Romeo & Juliet

March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Lincoln Center Local Screening: San Francisco Ballet Romeo & Juliet On Saturday, March 11 at 1:30 p.m. the Essex Library will host the Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance screening of San Francisco Ballet: Romeo & Juliet recorded at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco on May 7, 2015. With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet has packed houses around the…

Find out more »
Free with museum admission

Stanley Kolber Bird Photography Workshop

March 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Join Stanley Kolber, award winning nature photographer, for a wonderful photography workshop in the museum’s Eagles of Essex exhibit. Birds were Stan’s first love when, some fifteen years ago, he picked up a camera and set a course for photography as a second career and full-time artistic endeavor. And although the subject of his work has evolved, his ardor for birds, and for rendering them lovingly and faithfully, is undiminished. Stan’s work is held in corporate and private collections, and…

Find out more »

My Way

March 22 - April 9
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
+ Google Map

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra A musical tribute to the Crooner, Ol' Blue Eyes, Grammy- and Academy-Award Winner, the one-and-only FRANK SINATRA! My Way, Fly Me to the Moon, I've Got the World on a String and New York, New York, are some of his greatest hits that will have you singing along! Wed-Thurs, 7:30pm; Fri-Sat, 8pm; Matinees: Wed & Sun, 2pm. Adults $50, Seniors $45, Students $22, Children $17 Click the links below for more information…

Find out more »
April 2017
$35

An Orchestra of Voices

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Old Saybrook High School, 111 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475 United States
+ Google Map
Chanticleer, Chorus, Vocal, Ensemble

Essex Winter Series - Chanticleer – An Orchestra of Voices Chanticleer, the Grammy-Award winning all-male chorus, is one of the world’s most renowned vocal ensembles, and returns to our series by popular demand. Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank. Tickets $35; students $5

Find out more »
$20 - $30

Ethan Bortnick Family Concert

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Valley Regional High School, 156 Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
+ Google Map

Singer, songwriter, and acclaimed international phenom Ethan Bortnick will perform at Valley Regional High School on April 6 at 7:00PM. This family concert will feature Ethan, his band, and a local children’s choir and will benefit Sister Cities Essex Haiti (SCEH) and its projects in Deschapelles, Haiti, including the new Deschapelles Community Library. Ethan’s charismatic performance includes a mix of pop, rock, and MoTown. People leave Ethan's concerts often proclaiming it the best show they’ve ever been to, hands down.…

Find out more »
$125.00

Swing! A Swingin’ Spring Benefit

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lace Factory, 161 River Street
Deep River, 06417 United States
+ Google Map

Swing! A swingin’ spring benefit for Community Music School Celebrate the Community Music School’s largest Annual Fundraiser Gala 2017! This year they will transport guests back to the 30’s and 40’s with “Swing! A swingin’ spring benefit for the Community Music School.” The greatest hits of the swing era will be performed by faculty and students. The event includes a lively cocktail hour with passed hors d’oeuvres and silent auction. The party continues with gourmet food stations, dancing, and fabulous…

Find out more »
Free

The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centerbrook Architects, 67 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map

Six-Time Emmy Winning Filmmaker Debuts “The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand” The Essex Library will welcome documentary filmmaker and six-time Emmy Award winner, Karyl Evans, who will screen her latest film and discuss Beatrix Farrand's work with Landscape Architect Shavaun Towers who also appears in the film on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. in The Cube at Centerbrook Architects’ office. This compelling film is the first ever to chronicle the life of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), the niece of…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Contact Us






Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email message@experienceessex.com