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March 2021

Hands on the Land: Art and the Environment in the Connecticut River Valley

March 18 @ 10:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Hands on the Land: Art and the Environment in the Connecticut River Valley is a collaborative exhibit showcasing 40 works of art that speak to human impact on the land. This exhibit is from March 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm.

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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!

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Thursdays on the Dock: Eight to the Bar

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river while enjoying Eight to the Bar.   Drawing its musical influences from American roots music — swing, boogie-woogie, and Motown, Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated musical and vocal arrangements, highlighted by female vocals.  With the support of independently produced…

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Barb Richard Featured Artist, August 2021

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Artisans, 55 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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To say that Barb is a “Jeweler” is an understatement to be sure.  Barb’s pieces range from formal to fun.  She is known for her remarkable beadwork and has been featured in publications.  Her bead acorns are her trademark and were the first pieces to be lauded in a magazine. Most recently, Barb has mastered the art of “fused” glass.  Layers of glass are fired in a very hot kiln.  This method achieves pieces that range from the simple to…

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Summer Adventure Camp: River Explorers

August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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August 9, 2021-August 13, 2021 @ 9:00 AM-4:00 PM  Ages 6-8  Discover what is over, under, and along the Connecticut River. Use dip and seine nets to catch critters. Take a journey on the river to spot wildlife.   Located at the Museum campus in Essex. Please have children dress for appropriate weather as we will spend a portion of each day on, in, or near the water. 

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Summer Adventure Camp: River Adventures

August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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August 9, 2021-August 13, 2021 @ 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Ages 9-12   Find out all you can about the river. Collect samples using nets. Spend each day in coves, on islands, and on the water. Spot wildlife.  Located at the Museum campus in Essex. Please have children dress for appropriate weather as we will spend a portion of each day on, in, or near the water. 

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Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Resumes Meetings At Essex Library

August 10 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 15, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free
Essex Library

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. To help people who care for those with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter facilitates about 90 support groups around the state. The Essex Library is honored to collaborate with AACC in hosting a monthly caregivers support group, at 5 p.m. on every 2nd Tuesday of the month beginning June 8, which offers caregivers a place to share, learn and feel welcomed. People talk about…

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Thursdays on the Dock: Mama Train Jazz Band

August 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river while enjoying Mama Train Jazz Band.  Jazz/Blues band, Mama Train, blends the warmth of rich female vocals with smooth expressive piano.  Their sound embodies the soul of classic artists like Billie Holiday, Etta James, and Django Reinhardt combined with an uptempo jazz vibe. Performing a…

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Author Talk with Deborah Mandel: “All Write: How To Start, Structure and Sustain A Writing Group”

August 12 @ 7:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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FREE

Shoreline Writers was created in 2015 by four women who met in a writing class at a local Connecticut university. When the course was finished, they weren’t. They were a varied group of wannabe writers who had three things in common: They wanted to write. They wanted support in that process. And they wanted to talk about their writing. Just as having a running buddy will get you out on the road every morning at the crack of dawn when…

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Thursdays on the Dock: Meadow Brothers Band

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river while enjoying Meadow Brothers Band.   The Meadows Brothers music exists in the spaces between a rock & roll band that writes folk songs and a folk band that writes rock & roll songs; with a heavy helping of harmony, a taste of groove,…

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CRM Talks: Melissa Josefiak- Connecting the History of Essex’s Three Villages

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$5 – $10

Cost: $5.00 for members, $10.00 for nonmembers Melissa Josefiak has served as the Director of Essex Historical Society since 2014.  From 2011-2017, she also served as a mentor for the professional development program for small museums, StEPs-CT.  Prior to that, she served as the Assistant Director of Wethersfield Historical Society, as well as on the Boards of the Connecticut League of History Organizations and as the Exhibitions Editor of “Connecticut History Review.”  She holds an MA in Public History from Central…

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Thursdays on the Dock: Local Honey

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river while enjoying Local Honey.    Born out of a mutual respect for all things auditory and a humble appreciation for an organic evolution, lifelong friends Frank Natter, Erin Smith, and Abraham Wilson have embarked on an unforgettable musical journey. Steely and deliberate songwriting that casually staggers…

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