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Connecticut River Museum

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

March 2021

CRM Talks – Renee Tribert – Mills: Making Places of Connecticut

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM Talks - Renee Tribert - Mills: Making Places of Connecticut Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Renee Tribert, Preservation Connecticut Mills: Making Places of Connecticut Join us as we discuss the historic physical structures that speak to Connecticut's industrial past, and carry forward to our present and future. Interesting industries/architecture, as well as case studies on different rehabs throughout the state will be discussed. Highlights cover the industries in Essex, Deep River, and…

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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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March 18, 2021 - October 17, 2021 The natural world of the Connecticut River Valley has seen great changes over the past four centuries. At the Connecticut River Museum, we often use history and science to teach our visitors about these changes. This year, we are partnering with the Lyme Art Association for an exhibit that uses art as our guide to the changes in our natural world. Hands on the Land: Art and the Environment in the Connecticut River…

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April 2021

CRM Talks – Eric Hintz: Three Centuries of Innovation in the Connecticut River Valley

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM Talks - Eric Hintz: Three Centuries of Innovation in the Connecticut River Valley Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Eric Hintz, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation/Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Three Centuries of Innovation in the Connecticut River Valley The Connecticut River valley has long been—and remains—one of the nation’s most important places of innovation, commerce, and creativity. The Connecticut River valley first supported agriculture and trade among…

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STEAM Girls 2021

April 15 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant through The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer this program free of charge. Once monthly after school for a four-month period, STEAMgirls participants meet and speak with accomplished young women, learning first-hand about the career successes women are experiencing in all areas of STEAM;…

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STEAMgirls at CRM: Ming Thompson

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:30 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Ming Thompson FREE program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant through The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer this program free of charge. Once monthly after school for a four-month period, STEAMgirls participants meet and speak with accomplished young women, learning first-hand about the career…

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Homeschool Program: Signs of Spring Hike

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Connecticut River Museum: Signs of Spring Hike Early spring is the ideal time to witness the bursts of color on the forest floor! Explore and find out what the forest is doing this time of year. Click Here to Register!

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CRM Talks – Neil Pederson – The Memories and Lives of Old Trees and What They Can Tell Us About Climate History

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM Talks - Neil Pederson, Senior Ecologist, Harvard University Forest Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Neil Pederson, Senior Ecologist, Harvard University Forest The Memories and Lives of Old Trees and What They Can Tell Us About Climate History Did you know that, until recently, people in the Northeastern US have been living in one of the wettest eras of the last 500 years? Trees do. Did you know that, until recently, global warming…

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May 2021

STEAMgirls at CRM: Erica Cirino

May 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:30 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Erica Cirino FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant through The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer this program free of charge. Once monthly after school for a four-month period, STEAMgirls participants meet and speak with accomplished young women, learning first-hand about the career…

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CRM Talks – Adair Mulligan: The Connecticut: New England’s Great River

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM Talks - Adair Mulligan, Executive Director, Hanover Conservancy The Connecticut: New England's Great River Tuesday, May 18, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Adair Mulligan, Executive Director, Hanover Conservancy The Connecticut: New England’s Great River The largest river in New England rises in a small beaver pond near the Canadian border and flows over 400 miles through four states, falling 2670 feet to the sea through America’s only watershed-based national fish and wildlife refuge. This program…

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Shanties & Sails: May 25 – Marc Bernier

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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NEW DATE! Shanties & Sails: May 25 - Marc Bernier Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers! A big Thank You shout out to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! We are limiting seating aboard the Onrust to ensure you all have safe distancing. Information regarding Onrust Sails will come as we get closer to the date to ensure compliance with the State of CT.…

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June 2021

Shanties & Sails: June 1 – Rick Spencer and Dawn Indermuehle

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Shanties & Sails: June 1 - Rick Spencer and Dawn Indermuehle Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers! A big Thank You shout out to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! We are limiting seating aboard the Onrust to ensure you all have safe distancing. Information regarding Onrust Sails will come as we get closer to the date to ensure compliance with the State of…

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CRM Talks – Robert Kim Bingham – Courageous Dissent: How Harry Bingham Defied His Government to Save Lives

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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CRM Talks - Robert Kim Bingham, Retired Federal Attorney, US Department of Justice and US Department of Homeland Security Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Robert Kim Bingham, Retired Federal Attorney, US Department of Justice and US Department of Homeland Security Courageous Dissent: How Harry Bingham Defied His Government to Save Lives Courageous Dissent is the first book published about America's unsung diplomat hero Hiram (Harry) Bingham IV, the author's father, who was in…

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STEAMgirls at CRM: Gabriel Chevalier

June 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:30 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Gabriel Chevalier FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant through The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer this program free of charge. Once monthly after school for a four-month period, STEAMgirls participants meet and speak with accomplished young women, learning first-hand about the career…

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Homeschool Program: Navigation Skills and Onrust Sail

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Connecticut River Museum: Navigation Skills and Onrust Sail Learn how to read charts to navigate the waterways. Older children complete a series of navigational challenges. Younger children learn to read a chart and use a compass. All participants take a hands-on sail aboard the Onrust. Click Here to Register!

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Shanties & Sails: June 15 – Geoff Kaufman

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Shanties & Sails: June 15 - Geoff Kaufman Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers! A big Thank You shout out to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! We are limiting seating aboard the Onrust to ensure you all have safe distancing. Information regarding Onrust Sails will come as we get closer to the date to ensure compliance with the State of CT. Shanties &…

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STEAMgirls at CRM: Shani Mensing

June 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, June 22, 2021 4:30 pm Connecticut River Museum’s STEAMgirls Program Featuring: Shani Mensing FREE Program! A virtual program to serve girls, age 10-16, interested in studying the academic areas of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Thanks to a generous grant through The Petit Family Foundation, we are able to offer this program free of charge. Once monthly after school for a four-month period, STEAMgirls participants meet and speak with accomplished young women, learning first-hand about the career…

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Shanties & Sails: June 22 – The Johnson Girls

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Shanties & Sails: June 22 - The Johnson Girls Tuesday, June 22, 2021 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers! A big Thank You shout out to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! We are limiting seating aboard the Onrust to ensure you all have safe distancing. Information regarding Onrust Sails will come as we get closer to the date to ensure compliance with the State of CT. Shanties…

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July 2021

Thursdays on the Dock: Small Pond All Stars

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Small Pond All Stars Thursday, July 8 2021 5:30-7:30 pm In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are…

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Thursdays on the Dock: USCG Dixie Jazz Band

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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USCG Dixie Jazz Band Thursday, July 15, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are…

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Thursdays on the Dock: John Spignesi Band

July 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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John Spignesi Band Thursday, July 22, 2021 5:30-7:30 pm In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still…

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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 In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still…

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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 In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are…

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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 In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are…

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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 In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still…

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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 In order to maintain best social distance practices, we will continue to limit the number attending our Thursdays on the Dock performances. The number allowed on the lawn is dictated by CT State regulations. Contact information (name and phone number/email) will be taken as you enter our property. Thank you for your understanding. Thursdays on the Dock has been a shoreline staple since 2009. 12 years in and we are still the…

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