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August 2018

Thursdays on the Dock

August 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, August 31 | 5:30—7:30 pm Since 2010, Thursdays on the Dock are the unofficial start to the summer weekend. The free concert series features a different band each night and panoramic views of the river. This year, in conjunction with our feature exhibit – Thirsty River: 400 Years of Drink, Life and Reform in the Connecticut River Valley – we will feature a different brewery, vineyard, distillery, or cider company each week! Thursdays on the Dock take place each…

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September 2018

First Thursday at Spectrum Gallery

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 6, 12-6pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main St. Centerbrook, CT Spectrum Gallery and Artisans Store will offer a 20% off table sale of items in our inventory but not presently on display in the gallery store.  For more fun during our celebration of Endless Summer, Claudine Burns Smith, a Spectrum ceramic artist, will show various methods of hand building with clay creating during her demo a bowl or a platter from a slab of clay and a mold,…

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Swallow Paddle

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, September 6th, 5:30 – 8:30pm; Check in 5:00, Paddle 5:30 - 8:30 This sunset paddle on the Connecticut River will give us a unique opportunity to see one of Natures’ most amazing avian spectacles, the swirling masses of up to 400,000 Tree Swallow performing their nightly aerial ballet. Each year in late summer Tree Swallows from all over southern New England begin to amass on the Connecticut River to feed on insects and prepare for their eventual southern migration.…

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COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL HOSTS FREE PREVIEW WEEK SEPT 10-14

September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm

CENTERBROOK & EAST LYME – Community Music School, located at 90 Main Street in Centerbrook and 179 Flanders Road in East Lyme, welcomes the general public to enjoy a variety of music programming during Free Preview Week September 10-14, 2018. Children and adults are invited to schedule a FREE 30-minute preview lesson, and sample a vast array of programs for all ages including private and group lessons, Suzuki violin, adult cabaret, senior band, string ensembles, music therapy, early childhood classes,…

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Community Music School presents Free Preview Week

September 10 @ 9:00 am - September 14 @ 7:00 pm

September 10-14 9am-7pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday FREE Community Music School welcomes the general public to enjoy a variety of music programming during Free Preview Week September 10-14, 2018. Children and adults are invited to schedule a FREE 30-minute preview lesson, and sample a vast array of programs for all ages including private and group lessons, Suzuki violin, adult cabaret, senior band, string ensembles, music therapy, early childhood classes, and more. The public is welcome to observe any group class or…

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Temperance Lecture with Amy Trout

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, September 11, 5:30 – 7:00pm Join our curator, Amy Trout for an illustrated talk that will emphasize state and local temperance organizations, people, activities and events that helped propel this great reform movement along “The Thirsty River.” This event is held at the Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT. Find more information at ctrivermuseum.org or 860-767-8269.

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AUTHOR TALK: JAMES R. BENN WITH SOLEMN GRAVES

September 13 @ 7:00 pm

Thursday Sept 13th, 7pm The Essex Library is honored to welcome back James Benn in celebration of the release of his 13th Billy Boyle mystery, Solemn Graves. July, 1944, a full month after D-Day. Billy, Kaz, and Big Mike are assigned to investigate a murder close to the front lines in Normandy. An American officer has been found dead in a manor house serving as an advance headquarters outside the town of Trévières. Major Jerome was far from his own…

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Community Music School presents Free Preview Week

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 10-14 9am-7pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday FREE Community Music School welcomes the general public to enjoy a variety of music programming during Free Preview Week September 10-14, 2018. Children and adults are invited to schedule a FREE 30-minute preview lesson, and sample a vast array of programs for all ages including private and group lessons, Suzuki violin, adult cabaret, senior band, string ensembles, music therapy, early childhood classes, and more. The public is welcome to observe any group class or…

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Taste of the Netherlands

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Friday, September 14 – 5:00 Experience the Netherlands as the Connecticut River Museum hosts a night to support The Onrust Project. Enjoy Dutch culture with samples of traditional food and drinks. There will also be classic Dutch tavern games, music, and a cannon demonstration – all on the beautiful north deck overlooking the Connecticut River.  Please call the Museum’s front desk (860-767-8269 ext.110) to make a reservation.

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River Artisans presents – Gay Petruzzi

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sept 16th Gay Petruzzi is an artist, who hardly ever paints on a canvas. She loves painting on Vintage items. Gay will take something old or worn out and envision something completely transformed. Gay's credo is "Everything has a second life and we should all “Think Green” and keep as much out of the land fill as possible.  Art is in the eyes of the beholder and when someone sees one of my “buckets with a hole in it” and…

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The Connecticut River From the Air Book Talk and Signing

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Jerry Roberts and Tom Walsh The Connecticut River From the Air Book Talk and Signing Tuesday, September 18 – 5:30 - 7:00 Join us as we learn about the aerial adventures of Jerry and Tom as they delve into the four major regions of the river.  With breathtaking photography and historical backgrounds of towns along the River from the source to the Sound, you will feel as though you are in the cockpit with Jerry and Tom!

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ONCE

September 19 - October 7
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
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Wednesday, September 19 – Sunday, October 7, 2018 Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original theatrical experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power…

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Essex Place First Anniversary

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Thirsty River Onrust Cruise

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, September 20 - 5:30 - 7:30 Guests 21 and over can enjoy a Thirsty River Cruise with the Connecticut River Museum's resident folklorist Stephen Gencarella.  This program examines alcohol's complex history in the River Valley and is currently the featured summer exhibit at the Museum. The program will include several regional drink tastings.

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2018 Autumn Arts Festival Gallery Group Show

September 21 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 5:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday (12-6pm) and Sunday (12-5pm) Spectrum Gallery and Store presents the 2018 Autumn Arts Festival Gallery Group Show, September 21-November 4. The exhibit displays the work of fine artists and crafters participating in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Indoor/Outdoor Arts Festival (October 6-7) at The American Legion Hall in Madison, CT. The current Spectrum Gallery show, The Road Less Taken runs through September 9. Spectrum Gallery is located at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT. For more information…

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Open Reception of Autumn Arts Festival Group Show

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

September 21 6:30 – 9 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT  The Opening Reception for Spectrum Gallery and Store’s 2018 Autumn Arts Festival Gallery Group Show is Friday, September 21. The exhibit displays the work of fine artists and crafters participating in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Indoor/Outdoor Arts Festival (October 6-7).  The free festival presents award-winning artists and fine artisans from Connecticut and tri-state area. Festival includes representational and abstract painters working in oil, acrylic and…

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Autumn Pressed Botanicals Workshop

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, September 23, 1-4 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT $45 + $10 materials fee Register on line at www.spectrumartgallery.org or call 860-767-0742

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Finding Your Zen Through Collage Classes

September 26 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm

Wednesdays, September 26 – October 24, 12:30 – 3 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook $200 +$10 Material Fee Register Online at www.spectrumartgallery.org or call 860-767-0742

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Creating Art from Poetry Classes for Ages 7-9

September 26 @ 3:30 pm - October 24 @ 4:30 pm
$90

Dates:  Weds. 9/26; 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24. Makeup 11/7 Time: 3:30-4:30pm Discover how to make visual representations of poems with artist Megan Shaughnessy. Poetry has the ability to tell stories and generate images in our minds. This class helps put these images on paper by focusing on how to interpret a poem through the visual arts. Children use the elements of design (lines, color, shape, patterns, texture) to create images that respond to poems with emotion and energy. They also discuss…

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Cell Phone Photography Classes for Ages 9-12

September 26 @ 4:30 pm - October 24 @ 5:30 pm
$110

Dates: Weds. 9/26; 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24. Makeup 11/7 Time: 4:30-5:30pm Cost: $110 for 5 classes; Members save $11 Discover photography with artist and photographer Megan Shaughnessy – helping to unlock creativity, visual thinking, imagination, and self-esteem. This class focuses on the basics of photography utilizing the cell phone to learn the essentials of composition, subject matter, lighting, decision making, and experimentation. In addition, students learn how to work together as a team exploring the stories visual images can portray.…

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Weaving World Classes for Ages 9-12

September 27 - October 10
Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Weaving is distilled down into its most basic elements in this class. Children learn and find satisfaction in the tactile, repetitive nature of "over, under, over, under." With a no-fuss portable loom and scraps of bright cloth and yarn, boys and girls can create wall hangings, rugs, hair ornaments, or other fun and colorful textile products. Students can learn and be inspired in this class accompanied by the music of nature sounds. All materials included. Dates: Thursdays, 9/27; 10/4, 10/11,…

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Introduction to Polymer Clay Classes for Ages 7-9

September 27 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Young sculptors learn to roll, flatten, wrap and then slice this colorful oven baked clay to reveal amazing designs like checker boards, flowers and stripes. Then children take their slices and cover anything they choose from our collection of objects including frames, jars, boxes, utensils, switch plates and pens, or they can make a creature like a frog or owl! They’ll be amazed what can do with this flexible clay medium! Dates: Thursdays, 9/27; 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25. Makeup: Nov. 1st…

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Beginner Drawing Classes

September 27 @ 12:30 pm - October 27 @ 2:30 pm
$150

Saturdays, September 29 – October 27, 12:30 – 2:30 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT $150 Register online at: www.spectrumartgallery.org, or call 860-767-0742

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Acrylic Studio

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$160

Fridays, September 28 – October 26, 12:30 – 2:30 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT $160 Register on line at: www.spectrumartgallery.org, or call 860-767-0742

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Bean-to-Bar Dark Chocolate Pairing

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Essex Chocolate and Coffee Bar, 124 Westbrook Road
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$48.00

It’s time to help make the Fall Pairing Party be a big hit. Tell all your chocolate-loving friends about this “not to be missed” event. And, of course, we want you to join us too! Essex Chocolatier is hosting the 1st Semi-Formal, Bean-to-Bar Dark Chocolate Pairing with Wines and Litchfield County Distillery Bourbons. Here’s what we’ll be pairing with several Bean-to-Bar Dark Chocolates: 4 Bourbons 2 White Wines 2 Sparkling White Wines 2 Red Wines You’ll also get a Complimentary Gift…

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Sunset Hill Wine Tasting & Paint Night

September 29 @ 6:30 pm

Sept 29th, Wine tasting @ 6:30pm, painting @ 7pm Sunset Hill Vineyard from Lyme CT will be at Essex Paint and Sip Saturday, September 29th, to give enthusiasts the opportunity to sample a range of wines from their vineyard with gourmet cheese complements!  To celebrate the occasion, the Essex Paint and Sip team will lead attendees in painting their own Sunset Hill Vineyard themed masterpiece.  No experience necessary but wine tasting skills are a plus! Attendee booking includes wine tasting, canvas, paint, and a fun filled evening. …

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Hands On Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop

September 30 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$70

Sunday, September 30, 12:30 – 4 pm Spectrum Art Gallery and Store 61 Main Street Centerbrook, CT $70 Register online at www.spectrumaartgallery.org or call 860-767-0742

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October 2018

Artisan of the Month Teresa Fanska

October 1 - October 31
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Teresa is our Artisan of the Month for October. Teresa is the creator of the adorable "Teresa's Little Girls' Dresses". These dresses are reversible, 100% cotton and can be worn year 'round. Of course, like every thing else at the Ct River Artisans, they are hand made. If you have a girl in your life, between the ages of 6 months and 4 years, you will find these dresses irresistible. If you don't have a little girl, no problem, come…

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Onrust Cruises

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Onrust is back for a second season of sailing on the Connecticut River!  Uncover the rich heritage and natural beauty of the Connecticut River aboard the Onrust, a replica of Dutch Explorer Adriaen Block’s 1614 ship – the first European vessel to enter the Connecticut River! Help hoist a sail or bring a picnic to enjoy while underway. Museum admission included with cruise ticket. Cruise Rates: Daytime- 2:00pm & 4:00pm: $33 Adults, $22 children under 12. Sunset- 6pm*: $38 regardless of age…

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Scarecrow Festival 2018

October 4
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First Thursdays October 2018

October 4 - October 31
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Film Screening The Gardener

October 4 - October 13
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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The Gardener is a documentary film which reflects on the meaning of gardening and its impacts on our lives. Shortly before his passing at the age of 86, influential gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot recounts his personal quest for perfection at Les Quatre Vents, his twenty-acre English style garden and summer estate that was opened to a film crew for the first time ever in 2009. Nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Charlevoix County in Quebec, Les Quatre Vents…

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First Thursdays | Scarecrow FestiFall

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Let the show begin!!! October 4th is the debut of the Essex Board of Trade’s annual scarecrow presentation along the Main Streets of Essex, Centerbrook, and Ivoryton! Gather family and friends to pick out your favorite and, then, submit your choice to a participating retailer for a chance to win the Scarecrow Contest! Winners will be announced at the Essex Halloween Parade and on the Essex Board of Trade Facebook page. Plus, October 4 is the The Griswold Inn’s Big…

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FREE Indoor/Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival Fundraiser

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - October 7 @ 5:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday, October 6 and 7 The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery and Arts Center Killingworth hosts the Annual Autumn Arts Festival! The free festival presents award-winning artists and fine artisans from Connecticut and tri-state area. This year, we are fortunate to have indoor and outdoor space for artists. Festival includes representational and abstract painters working in oil, acrylic and pastel, as well as, photographers, potters, glass artisans and jewelry designers. Artisans exhibiting are those working with mixed media collage,…

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Embroidered Rusty Textile Collage Workshop

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$45

Date:  Sunday, October 7 Time:  1-4pm Cost: $45 plus $10 material fee paid to instructor; Members save $4.50 Membership starts at $45 per year and offers 10% discount on art instruction* as well as 10% off select Store items at the Gallery. *Does not apply to summer camps. Click here to become a Member Location:  Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT Find out what the “Slow Stitch” movement is all about.  In this workshop combine embroidery, weathered bits of metal and rusted…

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Thirsty River

October 8
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thirsty River: 400 Years of Drink, Life, and Reform in the CT River Valley Opening Through October 8, included with Museum Admission The Thirsty River exhibit explores the role of alcohol in the Connecticut River Valley – past, present and future.  Trace its story beginning both as a commodity and as sustenance in the daily human experience. Learn about how different beverages were created from local agricultural and how immigration, trade, and changing fashion altered the availability and popularity of…

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Intro To Music Technology Workshop

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Music School, 90 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$40

Community Music School will be offering its popular Introduction to Music Technology Workshop again this fall, to be held on October 13, 2018 from 10 am to 12:30 pm.  It will provide an introduction and overview of our digital age that covers all you need to get started with music technology!  The workshop is open to the public and costs just $40 for a 1.5 hour hands-on workshop. Ages 11 through adult, all skill levels, no prior experience necessary. This…

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The true story of Lilac Girls

October 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

A free, illustrated talk on the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Gardens will be presented by Connecticut Landmarks Educator Jana Colacinto at 3:30 p.m. October 13th at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. Colacinto will focus on details from the lives of its notable residents. RSVP: 860-767-1560.

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Watercolor by Robert Noreika

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$130

Date:  Sunday, October 14 Time: 12-5pm Cost:  $130 per person; Members save $13 Membership starts at $45 per year and offers 10% discount on art instruction* as well as 10% off select Store items at the Gallery. *Does not apply to summer camps.  Location:  Spectrum Art Gallery, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT In this one-day intensive, Robert Noreika shares his signature “fluid” painting method. Participants are invited to experience Robert’s relaxed teaching approach, which has been enjoyed by many students and professional…

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Beyond the Bicep

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter with Amanda Goodheart Parks, Ph.D. A free, illustrated lecture on the real story of Rosie the Riveter will be presented by Historian and Director of Education at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Amanda Goodheart Parks, Ph.D., at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. Parks will focus on Rosie’s journey from propaganda poster to feminist icon. RSVP: 860 767-1560

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Thrift Shop Closing

October 17
First Congregational Church, 6 Methodist Hill
Essex, 06426 United States
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First Congregational Church located at 6 Methodist Hill in Essex announces the closing of its Thrift Shop. The final day is Saturday October 20 from 9AM to 1:30 PM. We are offering items at greatly reduced prices.

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Ivoryton Pumpkin Festival

October 20
Free

Even with a little chance of rain we will still have the festival – unless it is steady pouring rain then we would reschedule the night activities to Sunday but all day activities Pumpkin Carving Party! and Ivoryton Pumpkin Chase and pumpkin drop off would take place as scheduled regardless of the weather. We will post any changes by 2pm on our Essex Park and Recreation Mary Ellen Barnes Facebook pages - so be sure to follow us! Ivoryton Village Pumpkin Festivalreation Essex…

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Wire Weaving Jewelry Workshop

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$60

Date:  Sunday, October 21 Time: 1-4pm Cost: $60; Members save $6 Membership starts at $45 per year and offers 10% discount on art instruction* as well as 10% off select Store items at the Gallery. *Does not apply to summer camps. Take wire wrapping to the next level! Try your hand at wire weaving with a pair of earrings. A great beginner project. You select your wire and stone color. These make wonderful accessories for you or as a gift.  Required tools…

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Haunted River

October 26 - October 28
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM is pleased to bring Haunted River back for a second season!  At Haunted River, a guided tour and interactive performance will help you get to know some of the characters and legends that makes the Connecticut River so full of folklore and mystery.  Haunted River takes place Friday October 28 – Sunday October 28.  Visit ctrivermuseum.org or call 860-767-8269 for more information.

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Carefree Maple Leaf Gourd Bowl Workshop

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$60

Date:  Sunday, October 28 Time: Noon-4:30pm Cost:  $60 with a material fee of $15.00 paid to the instructor; Members save $6 Membership starts at $45 per year and offers 10% discount on art instruction* as well as 10% off select Store items at the Gallery. *Does not apply to summer camps. Learn to use a heat controlled wood burner to stencil maple leaves onto the bowl with metallic ink dyes.  Participants gain an understanding of how to blend the colors together to create…

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Witches in Connecticut

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Connecticut Historical Society’s Adult Programs Manager Natalie Belanger A free, illustrated talk on witches in Connecticut will be presented by Connecticut Historical Society’s Adult Programs Manager Natalie Belanger at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. Belanger will focus on the women and men accused, tried, and executed as witches and learn how Connecticut successfully controlled the spread of witch accusations. RSVP: 860-767-1560.

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November 2018

First Thursdays | Tis’ the Season for Giving & Thanks

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

EBOT is encouraging holiday shoppers to buy early and give to those in need. Participating merchants will “pay it forward” by donating 20% of evening proceeds to The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries. In addition, Essex Park & Recreation will generously host a Food Drive at Main Street Park from 5-7pm; non-perishable food donations will be loaded onto a truck for immediate delivery to The Shoreline Soup Kitchens. Finally, restaurants will be serving up seasonal menus and libations, so invite someone you’d…

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You Can Photograph Your Artwork!

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Date: Sunday, November 4 Time:  1-4:30pm Cost:  $60; Members save $6 Membership starts at $45 per year and offers 10% discount on art instruction* as well as 10% off select Store items at the Gallery. *Does not apply to summer camps. Robert Thomas is a fine art photographer and printer who has photographed the works of over 70 artists in the northeast whose mediums include watercolor, pastel, oil, acrylic, mixed/media and three-dimensional work.  His objective is to be “as original as the artist”…

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Autumn Origami Wreath Workshop

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Sunday, November 11th 1 – 4:30 PM $50 + $15 Material Fee www.spectrumartgallery.org 860-767-0742 Work with autumn inspired pre-printed papers as well as papers you will paint yourself to create a seasonal 16 point modular Origami Wreath. The large wreath (approx. 15”) would be perfect as a wall decoration, or as a centerpiece surrounding a candle or bowl of fruit for the holiday table. Smaller size wreaths can be used as table place cards or on a notecard to send…

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Creatures of the Night

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Join wildlife biologist Kris Vagos from the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge for an entertaining and informative nature program on nocturnal animals on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. at the Essex Library. This family-friendly program about owls, bats, opossums, flying squirrels, and other fascinating creatures of the night is great for all ages. LIVE ANIMALS will be present. Kris Vagos attended Boston College for her undergrad degree, studying biology and environmental science. She went on to complete her…

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Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email message@experienceessex.com