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Connecticut River Museum

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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426

November 2017

Nov 16 - Nov 19
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426

Connecticut River Museum’s Annual Holiday Train Show

The magic returns to the Connecticut River Museum with the 24th Annual Holiday Train Show.  This family-friendly exhibit, created Find out more »
Nov 26
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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free

Trees in the Rigging Community Carol Sing & Boat Parade (Essex)

The holiday season kicks off in Essex with the annual TREES IN THE RIGGING Community Carol Sing and Boat Parade… Find out more »

December 2017

Dec 27 - Dec 29
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Winter Vacation Workshops @ Connecticut River Musem

Winter Vacation Workshops for Kids are at Connecticut River Museum this December. When the kids are off from school, sign them&he Find out more »

April 2018

Apr 27
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Evening at the Lay House – Beer & Ale Tasting Tavern Night

Old Burnside Brewing Company will bring a selection of beer and ale; music by Rick Spencer, Dawn Indermuehle & Chris… Find out more »

May 2018

May 31
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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$60

RiverFare Gourmet Food and Drink Tasting Event

The unofficial kickoff to Summer on the Shoreline, CRM’s annual fundraiser RiverFare is a gourmet food and drink tasting event&h Find out more »

June 2018

Jun 3
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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CT Trails Day Paddle at Essex Coves

Join the Connecticut River Museum for their first guided paddle of the season. The launch will be from the Essex… Find out more »

July 2018

Jul 5
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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2018 FREE Thursdays on the Dock Concerts at the CT River Museum

Now in its eighth year at the Connecticut River Museum, Thursdays on the Dock Free concerts have for many become… Find out more »

August 2018

Aug 16
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Thursdays on the Dock with the Meadows Brothers (Essex)

Connecticut River Museum presents Thursdays on the Dock with Meadows Brothers with drinks from Whetstone Station, August 16 from 5 Find out more »

September 2018

Sep 18
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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The Connecticut River from the Air Book Talk / Signing

The Connecticut River from the Air book talk and signing will take place at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut&he Find out more »

October 2018

Oct 4
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Of the Birds, According to Their Kinds Book Talk with Stanley Kolber

Join Stanley Kolber for a talk and book signing about his brand new book, Of the Birds, According to Their… Find out more »

November 2018

Nov 16 - Feb 19
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Connecticut River Museum’s Annual Train Show

The magic returns to the Connecticut River Museum with the 25th Annual Holiday Train Show running from November 16th through&helli Find out more »
Nov 25
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Connecticut River Museum’s Trees in the Rigging Community Carol Sing & Boat Parade

The holiday season kicks off in Essex with the annual TREES IN THE RIGGING Community Carol Sing and Boat Parade.… Find out more »

February 2019

Feb 10 - Mar 24
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises (Connecticut River Museum)

RiverQuest has teamed up with the Connecticut River Museum for their winter cruises! With this partnership, you not only get&helli Find out more »

July 2019

Jul 13
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Antique and Classic Boat Show Connecticut River Museum Essex

The Antique Classic Boat Show will be held on July 13th from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Connecticut… Find out more »

December 2019

Dec 12
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Mistletoe & Martinis at the Connecticut River Museum

Mistletoe & Martinis hosted by Connecticut River Museum will be held on Thursday, December 12th from 6 to 9 pm.… Find out more »

November 2021

Nov 23 - Feb 20
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
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Annual Holiday Train Show at Connecticut River Museum

The Annual Holiday Train Show is being held through February 20, 2022 at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex. Trains… Find out more »





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