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RiverFare 2022

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online Ticket Sales Have Closed. Walk-Ins Welcome!

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Kickoff summer at Connecticut River Museum’s annual RiverFare gourmet food and drink tasting event on the Museum’s riverfront lawn. Local caterers and restaurants provide delicious samples of their culinary talents for patrons, as well as tastings from breweries and wineries of the River Valley.

Be sure to take part in our silent auction which offers all sorts of great items and experiences.

Full cash bar. All proceeds benefit the Connecticut River Museum.

$75 Individual Ticket
$150 Patron Ticket
$500 Sponsor Ticket
$80 At the Door


Participating Caterers and Restaurants:

Ani’s Table
Black Jax/Rabbit on the Run Food Truck
Carlson’s Landing
Catering by Selene
Gourmet Galley
Los Charos
Marker 37
Privateers’ Pizza
The Griswold Inn

Presenting Sponsors:
Ivory Wealth Management
Tower Laboratories LTD and Ivoryton Playhouse

Additional Sponsors:
Atlantic Wealth Advisors
Becker’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry of Old Saybrook
Bogaert Construction
Essex Savings Bank/Essex Financial Services

Sapia Builders Corp
Centerbrook Architects and Planners
Masonicare at Chester Village
Middlesex Health
Sound Rigging Services, Inc.

Reynolds’ Garage & Marine

Stillman & Associates
Dreamscapes Design Group
blp Enterprises
Pages, Inc
C Sherman Johnson Co., Inc.
CCA Services

Media Sponsor:
Shore Publishing, Inc.

In-Kind Sponsors:
Connecticut Rental Center

Preview RiverFare Auction Items

Private Cruise on the Onrust

Spend an afternoon to remember on the beautiful Onrust, 
sailing the Connecticut River!

30 guests total, Valid till September 2022
Value $950
Donated by Connecticut River Museum

CRM Boat Mooring for Summer 2023

A mooring float for Summer 2022, right offshore from the Connecticut River Museum.
Enjoy exclusive use of one of the Museum’s mooring floats.

Good June 2023 through October 2023
Value $2,100
Donated by Connecticut River Museum

Enjoy Foxwoods Resort & Casino

Enjoy an overnight stay at Foxwoods Resort & Casino, a $150 dining credit, and 2 Go Cart Racer tickets.

Value $450
Donated by Foxwoods Resort & Casino

Sail Away

Newly refurbished 1970s Sunfish with “Homemade” Trailer.

Value $2,500
Donated by C. Sherman Johnson Co.

Practice your Backswing

4 hours in a golf simulator bay at Essex Indoor Golf Center

Value $180
Donated by Essex Indoor Golf Center

Dinner overlooking the River

Private 4 course tasting menu for 4 guests on a private deck overlooking the Connecticut River. Included wine pairing.

Value $1,000
Donated by Carlson’s Landing

Weber Q300 Grill

This portable grill will be great for tailgating at the game or grilling on your back porch.

Value $500
Donated by Essex Hardware


June 2
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jane S Raunikar
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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