Experience Watercolor – Beginner and Beyond

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

This class provides step-by-step instruction for those seeking the fundamentals of watercolor painting. Class includes demos and structured exercises. Participants learn color mixing, dark and light and basic color theory … Continue reading

$160

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

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 … Continue reading

Free

Virtual Talk with Smithsonian Curato

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

Virtually step into the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History with Curator Paula Johnson as she discusses the book Smithsonian American Table: The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed … Continue reading

FREE

Spring Styling Event with Clinton Kelly

The RiverLane 7 Main Street, Essex, United States

Legendary fashion icon, Clinton Kelly, will be joining us in our boutique for an exclusive afternoon of spring style! Sip on champagne or wine from Whimsically Tipsy, nibble on cookies … Continue reading

$100

A Virtual Talk with Colum McCann

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

Join us for a one-of-a-kind conversation with National Book Award-winner Colum McCann as he is joined by Diane Foley, the inspiration behind the heartrending book American Mother. This program is … 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.

Pet Rock Party!

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

Program for kids ages 4 and up, craft contains small parts. Celebrate National Pet Day at Essex Library! Kids will read the book Charlotte and the Rock, and become inspired … Continue reading

FREE

Little Learners: Dinosaurs

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

Mid-Day Matinee

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

Join the Essex Library on April 12 at 1 PM for a screening of a recent comedy musical fantasy film, rated PG. Popcorn will be provided. Essex Library programs are … Continue reading

FREE

Kids Create: Tissue Paper Painting

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 be using white crayons, tissue paper, and spray bottles to make … Continue reading

FREE

Smartphone Photography Workshop

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

Learn how to take great photos with your smartphone camera! Topics for this 3-hour workshop include how to use the camera controls; basic photographic theory; smartphone camera apps; specific steps … Continue reading

FREE

Medicare 101 with Laura Crews

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

If you’re getting close to age 65 or would like to help a friend or family member enroll in Medicare, this informative talk will clear up many of your questions. … Continue reading

FREE

Virtual Talk with Xochitl Gonzalez

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

We cannot wait for you to join us as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last. Anita de Monte … Continue reading

FREE

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

Visible Mending Workshop

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

In this 2 ½ hour workshop, fiber artist Sophia DeJesus-Sabella will teach participants how to mend fabrics using a beautiful, functional technique that incorporates embroidery stitches, weaving patterns, and color … Continue reading

FREE

Decoding AI with Love Bajpai

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

Have you ever been intrigued by self-driving cars, mesmerized by virtual assistants or fascinated by how your social media knows exactly what you’re into? Join us as we hear from … 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

Contact Us



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