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September 2020

Autumn Arts Festival Exhibit

September 18 - November 8

Spectrum Gallery and Artisan’s Store presents The Autumn Arts Festival Exhibit, showcasing select work by participating artists in the 2020 Autumn Arts Festival on the Madison Town Green.  The seven-week gallery exhibit opens to the public on Friday, September 18 and runs through Sunday, November 8.  (Due to Covid-19, there is no opening reception for this exhibit. The Gallery is also adhering to all safety measures and asks that visitors wear masks and use hand sanitizer upon entering the Gallery.) In…

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October 2020

2020 Annual Scarecrow Contest & FestiFall

October 8 - October 31

Experience Essex…Visit the 2020 Scarecrow FestiFall October 8 - 29! Fall is in the air and Essex Board of Trade (EBOT) is excited to host its annual 2020 Scarecrow FestiFall! While COVID-safety guidelines preclude gathering for a traditional festival in Main Street Park… the annual Scarecrow show will go on!!!  On any beautiful Fall day between October 8 - 29, EBOT invites visitors and residents to stroll a lamp-post presentation of scarecrows and enjoy some alfresco dining and shopping. It’s…

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

October 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 29, 2021

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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Sunday Hunt Breakfast at The Gris

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 27, 2022

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Sunday Hunt Breakfast

Sunday Hunt Breakfast / Every Sunday (except holidays) Enjoy the thrill of the hunt each Sunday when a bountiful spread is laid out buffet-style. This sumptuous offering includes a wide array of breakfast and lunch entrées with made-to-order Belgian waffle and omelet stations, breakfast breads, freshly prepared salads, and assorted desserts. The brunch gets jazzier with Dixieland by Freight Train beginning at noon! Reservations recommended. For more information visit http://www.griswoldinn.com 11am to 1pm $24.95/adults; $12.00/children between 7-12; under 6/complimentary

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At Gallery: Designer Earrings Workshop

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$53

With the holidays coming up, earrings are a great gift for your family, friends and colleagues. And don’t forget about yourself. One can never have too many earrings! They’re the perfect accessory to wear with jeans and a sweater or with your little black dress. In this workshop you will learn five designs from which you can make unlimited earrings simply by changing the bead combinations. No experience necessary. You will learn basic techniques that will give you the confidence…

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 25, 2021

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free
Sea Chanteys

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

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Retirement Transformed Webinar: Finding Your Wellness Motivations at Any Age with Co-Host, Joe Ames

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Get Ready for some serious Motivation! Whether you’re in the best shape of your life…or not, you’re going to want to hear what Joe Ames has to say! We all know that creating, implementing, and sustaining a physical wellness plan is easier said than done. That’s why we’re connecting with our good friend Joe Ames, fitness guru and corporate retiree, to hear how he made the transition from a corporate career into a life full of health and wellness. Join…

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November 2020

Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series Presents: Robert Miller, FAIA with “Solace from Home: Sheltering in a Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Residence”

November 6 @ 7:00 pm
Free

For many of us, the present moment has meant expanded time at home. Although disruptive and challenging, this has also been a time of opportunity – to engage with our dwellings in new ways, and to seek comfort, support and even inspiration in uncertain times. Join this Essex Library virtual program with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Principal Robert Miller on Friday, November 6 at 7 pm for a conversation on the firm’s residential work and the ways its clients have adapted…

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Science Talk: “Hidden Expansion” with Yale Science Communication Webinar

November 12 @ 7:00 pm
Free

A free, illustrated zoom talk entitled “Hidden Expansion” will be presented by Yale Science Communication at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 hosted by the Essex Library. The focus will be on microscopic matter, biological cells, viruses and how to harness those hidden worlds for medical treatment and technology. Registration is required. www.youressexlibrary.org or call Essex Library at 860-767-1560

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