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Connecticut River Museum

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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
860-767-8269

July 2021

Thursdays on the Dock: Little Big Band

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Little Big Band Thursday, July 29, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 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 Little Big Band includes Piano, Bass, Drums, 3 Trumpets, 3…

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Conquer the Current Paddle Regatta 2021

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States

Conquer the Current! CLICK HERE AND SIGN UP NOW!   We are again partnering with our friends at Surfrider's Connecticut Chapter. Registration closes on 7/30/2021. THERE IS NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION. 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 seaworthy paddle craft including, but not limited to: canoes, kayaks, stand up/prone paddleboards, rowboats,…

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August 2021

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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Eight to the Bar Thursday, August 5, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 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. Drawing its musical influences from American roots music -- swing,…

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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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Mama Train Jazz Band Thursday, August 12, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 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…

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Kimberly Wilson’s “A Journey”

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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"A Journey" Saturday, August 14, 2021 (originally scheduled Sunday, July  18, 2021) 1:00 - 2:00 pm FREE and open to the public! Made possible by a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. A JOURNEY by Kimberly Wilson is an intricate look at the Black experience told through the eyes of the Black woman and performed by one woman, professional actress and singer Kimberly Wilson. Westport resident, Ms. Wilson skillfully tells of the struggles and influence of Black…

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Thursdays on the Dock: Meadows 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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Meadows Brothers Band Thursday, August 19, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 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…

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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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CRM Talks - Melissa Josefiak - Connecting the History of Essex's Three Villages Tuesday, August 24, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Melissa Josefiak - Executive Director, Essex Historical Society Connecting the History of Essex's Three Villages 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…

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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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Local Honey Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 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…

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September 2021

The Connecticut Headwaters To The Sound: A Day of Stories and Song With The Nehantic and The Abenaki

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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  Saturday, September 25 10:00 am to 4:00 pm FREE Outdoor Event at the Connecticut River Museum A Day of Stories and Song With The Nehantic and The Abenaki Limited Seating Available In case of rain, please check our website for information. The Nolumbeka Project, Inc. envisions a Connecticut River Valley where the histories, cultures, and persistence of Northeastern Indigenous Peoples are recognized and celebrated, and where all beings are recognized as sharing a mutual existence in an environment of…

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