Current Events & Exhibits

Connecticut River Museum is well known for its wonderful and educational events and exhibitions. Please view all the upcoming happenings taking place by the Connecticut River this season.

Filter by: 
Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

July 2022

Thursdays on the Dock – USCG Jazz Band

July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Thursdays on the Dock USCG Dixieland Band Thursday, July 14, 2022 5:30 - 7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. The United States Coast Guard…

Find out more »

Thursdays on the Dock: John Spignesi Band

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

John Spignesi Band Thursday, July 21, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. New Haven based quartet "JSB" (shortened for The John Spignesi Band)…

Find out more »

Vintage Treasures – Antique & Classic Boat Show 2022

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Southern New England Chapter - Antique and Classic Boat Society Vintage Treasures - 36th Annual Show Saturday, July 23, 2022   The Southern New England Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society's 36th annual “Vintage Treasures” show at the Connecticut River Museum July 23! A must see for any fans of classic boats and cars. Boats will be docked at the Museum docks and displayed on the lawn. Public viewing is from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday…

Find out more »

Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

July 25, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm RESERVE YOUR SPACE We are committed to deepening our impact within the community. On three Mondays in 2022, days we are not open to the general public, our galleries will open from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm; visitor numbers will be limited to ensure a calm environment. Exhibits with loud noises and/or bright lights will be modified to allow people with a range of differing abilities to experience all the Museum has…

Find out more »

August 2022

Thursdays on the Dock: Local Honey

August 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Local Honey Thursday, August 4, 2022 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. Born out of a mutual respect for all things auditory and a…

Find out more »

Conquer the Current Paddle Regatta 2022

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States

Register Here! Conquer the Current 2022  Featuring the popular 9 mile race! While we appear to be over the Covid pandemic, we continue to abide by any CDC and local health authority guidelines, which currently have no restrictions.   This is a One Way Race, Point A to Point B. Registrants must find their own rides to/from each location. Uber is available in our area. This fun race/ regatta is open to all non-motorized, safe, and seaworthy paddle craft including but…

Find out more »

Thursdays on the Dock: Mama Train Jazz Band

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Mama Train Jazz Band Thursday, August 11, 2022 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. Jazz/Blues band, Mama Train, blends the warmth of rich female…

Find out more »

Thursdays on the Dock – Butter Jones

August 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Thursdays on the Dock Butter Jones Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:30 - 7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. Butter Jones, with a unique blend…

Find out more »

Thursdays on the Dock: Meadows Brothers Band

August 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

Meadows Brothers Band Thursday, August 25, 2022 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 13 years in and we are still the destination for waterfront music. Each Thursday evening in July and August from 5:30-7:30, bring a chair or blanket, and watch the sun go down over the river. Our presenting sponsor, Prive Swiss Wellness is always on hand offering massages and giveaways. The Meadows Brothers music exists in the spaces between a rock…

Find out more »

November 2022

Sensory Friendly Hours at the Connecticut River Museum

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

November 28, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm RESERVE YOUR SPACE We are committed to deepening our impact within the community. On three Mondays in 2022, days we are not open to the general public, our galleries will open from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm; visitor numbers will be limited to ensure a calm environment. Exhibits with loud noises and/or bright lights will be modified to allow people with a range of differing abilities to experience all the Museum has…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Book Now