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69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
(860) 767-3904 essexct.com

June 2016

Our Friends Gardens—A June 4TH Garden Tour of Essex

June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$25 – $30

Our Friends’ Gardens, a tour of private gardens sponsored by the Friends of the Essex Library will be held June 4 from 10am to 3pm in Essex Village.  This fundraising event will include eight unique gardens, some of which are on hidden lanes and others with panoramic views of the Connecticut River or its coves.   For many, the pleasant strolls may be enhanced by an opportunity to learn by example.  Master Gardeners will be on hand in each of…

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December 2017

Sip, Shop & Stroll

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Join the Essex Board of Trade for an evening of shopping for the holidays, strolling through historic Essex Village, and of course sipping some of your favorite beverages.

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March 2019

Eighth Annual Essex go Bragh Irish Parade

March 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Each year in Essex, Connecticut, around the middle of March, everyone gets to be Irish for a day. The Eighth Annual Essex go Bragh Irish Parade & Festival will be held Saturday, March 9th with the parade stepping off from Town Hall at 10:30a.m. This special event is sponsored by Essex Park and Recreation and is held annually on the second Saturday of March. The Essex go Bragh (translated as Essex Forever) Irish Parade will feature an Irish-themed parade down…

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June 2019

Alfresco Thursdays

June 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

"Party Alfresco!” June 13, July, 11, August 8, 2019 @ 5pm Main Street, Essex Village That’s the call to action for the Essex Board of Trade’s 2019 summer event on Main Street in Essex Village. Experience Essex in all its summer vibrancy – alfresco shopping, patio dining, live music, art, strolling, socializing and more. Participating shops will stay open until 8pm featuring fashion parties, discounts, and festive bites and sips! The village’s charming patios, decks and docks - Abby’s Place,…

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July 2019

Alfresco Thursday July 11th

July 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

"Party Alfresco!” July 11th, 2019 @ 5pm Main Street, Essex Village That’s the call to action for the Essex Board of Trade’s 2019 summer event on Main Street in Essex Village. Experience Essex in all its summer vibrancy – alfresco shopping, patio dining, live music, art, strolling, socializing and more. Participating shops will stay open until 8pm featuring fashion parties, discounts, and festive bites and sips! The village’s charming patios, decks and docks - Abby’s Place, Olive Oyl’s Cuisine, The…

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August 2019

Alfresco Thursdays August 8th

August 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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"Party Alfresco!” August 8th, 2019 @ 5pm Main Street, Essex Village That’s the call to action for the Essex Board of Trade’s 2019 summer event on Main Street in Essex Village. Experience Essex in all its summer vibrancy – alfresco shopping, patio dining, live music, art, strolling, socializing and more. Participating shops will stay open until 8pm featuring fashion parties, discounts, and festive bites and sips! The village’s charming patios, decks and docks - Abby’s Place, Olive Oyl’s Cuisine, The…

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December 2019

Holiday Stroll

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Click here for Holiday Stroll Press Release!

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January 2020

Essex Ed Parade 2020

January 26, 2020
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Essex Ed will make his big reveal on Sunday, January 26 at 2pm, when he emerges from Essex Boat Works for his annual procession up Main Street in Essex Village. Every year in celebration of Groundhog Day (officially on February 2 this year), a community organization dresses Essex Ed – a twelve-foot paper mache version of a groundhog - in a costume that recognizes a person or special occasion. That organization and costume remain top secret until Essex Ed appears…

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March 2020

Ninth Annual Essex go Bragh Irish Parade

March 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Each year in Essex, Connecticut, around the middle of March, everyone gets to be Irish for a day. The Eighth Annual Essex go Bragh Irish Parade will be held Saturday, March 21 with the parade stepping off from Town Hall at 10:30a.m. This special event is sponsored by Essex Park and Recreation and is held annually every March The Essex go Bragh (translated as Essex Forever) Irish Parade will feature an Irish-themed parade down Main Street into the heart of…

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October 2020

2020 Annual Scarecrow Contest Winners

October 31, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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The results are in! And the winners are (drum roll, please!):

First Place: Music of the Night made by Shelia Gavish

Second Place: Carlson's Landing
Third Place: Middlesex Habitat for Humanity, CT

Honorable Mentions: Mother Earth made by the Essex Garden Club, Bernie made by Essex Indoor Golf Center, and Zoom Crow made by William Pitt Sotheby's Essex.

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July 2021

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

July 1 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

July 8 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

July 15 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

July 22 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

July 29 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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August 2021

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

August 5 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

Find out more »

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

August 12 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

August 19 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

August 26 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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September 2021

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

September 2 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

September 9 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

Find out more »

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

September 16 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

Find out more »

Alfresco Thursdays 2021

September 23 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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Alfresco Thursdays 2021

September 30 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2021

Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Alfresco Thursdays has proven to be THE go-to, weekly event for summer fun! Shops are open until 8pm and restaurants spill onto patios, decks, and reimagined parking areas. The alfresco spirit is contagious as the community and visitors come together to eat, shop, stroll and socialize!

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October 2021

2021 Scarecrow Contest & FestiFALL

October 9
Essex Village, 69 Nott Lane
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Fall is in the air and it’s time to mark your calendar for the Essex Board of Trade’s Scarecrow Contest and FestiFALL! Follow the yellow brick road of scarecrows and vote for your favorite one. Are you “A Good Witch” or “A Bad Witch?” Scarecrow Display & Contest Starts October 7th As is annual tradition, the “Scarecrow Lamp-Post Presentation” - scarecrows created by Essex, Centerbrook & Ivoryton residents and businesses -  line the Main Streets of the three villages. Viewers…

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