Daffodil Days

Town of Essex Downtown, Essex, United States

  Experience Essex in 2024! The Essex Board of Trade (EBOT) is delighted to sponsor its fourth annual Daffodil Days, sharing the vibrant beauty of the flowers in the three … Continue reading

Amelie Michel Spring Warehouse Sale

Centerbrook 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

We're throwing open the doors of our warehouse and inviting you to our Spring Sale! Come see our extensive collection of French table linens. Napkins, placemats, tablecloths and more, all … Continue reading

FREE

Character Anatomy and Design

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Take a journey into this 3-hour drawing course focused on exploring and bringing to life character designs! Instructor breaks down the fundamentals of character anatomy and emotional expression. The course … Continue reading

$65

Independent Book Store Day

Embark on your journey with Goods & Curiosities and 20 other indie bookstores on April 27th and 28th. Get your passport stamped and peruse our book selection. Our events include … Continue reading

FREE

Create a Hand Painted Garment

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Use your fashion self-expression and passion to create a one-of-a-kind wearable art piece! Participants are guided to come up with a design and learn how to place their design in … Continue reading

$65

Little Learners: Outer Space!

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Program for kids ages 2-5. Join us for themed stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts! We’ll learn early literacy concepts like colors, shapes, opposites, the ABCs and much more, to prepare … Continue reading

FREE

Kids Create: Star Wars Art

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Program for kids in Kindergarten and older. Roll up your sleeves and get crafty! May the “4th” Be With You, young padawan. In celebration of Star Wars Day, this session … Continue reading

FREE

Take Pollinator Support to the Next Level

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Master Gardener Kathy Connolly will be at the Essex Library to help participants learn how to support the natural process of pollination 365 days and 24/7 by following nature’s own … Continue reading

FREE
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Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 14 at 4:00 PM. Teens who are interested in having input on Young Adult aspects of the library can join Teen Advisory Board. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Held at Essex Library. No registration required.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Program for kids ages 0-5, siblings always welcome! It’s National Sleepover Day! Celebrate at the Essex Library with a special pajama story time! Wear your pajamas, bring your stuffed friend, … Continue reading

FREE

Gentle Yoga with Fierce Spirit Yoga

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Lana Bluege of Fierce Spirit Yoga will lead participants in a basic, gentle yoga class focused on mindfulness. This class is for those just starting to learn the practice of … Continue reading

FREE

STEAM Saturdays: Lego® WeDo Robots

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Program for kids in kindergarten and older. Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. This session we will be building, engineering, and … Continue reading

FREE

Swingtime Canteen

Ivoryton Playhouse 103 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT, United States

It’s London, 1944. Join MGM star Marian Ames and her all-girl band from the Hollywood Canteen for the rip-roaringest canteen show of them all. Laughs, tears, emotional fireworks, air raids … Continue reading

Kids Create: Watercolor Sharpie Pillowcases

33 West Avenue 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Program for kids in Kindergarten and older. Roll up your sleeves and get crafty! In this session, we will use household materials to make our own tye-dye style pillowcases! Essex … Continue reading

FREE

Connecticut Sea Music Festival

The Third Annual Connecticut Sea Music Festival will be held June 7-10, 2024 in downtown Essex. This family-friendly weekend includes a Symposium on the Music of the Sea, free daytime … Continue reading

Daytime: free, Evening: ticketed
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Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 14 at 4:00 PM. Teens who are interested in having input on Young Adult aspects of the library can join Teen Advisory Board. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Held at Essex Library. No registration required.

Contact Us



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