It’s a match made in heaven and the Essex Steam Train is bringing it to you as they host the "Chocolate and Wine Cruise" (designed for adults age 21 and older only). Ride the vintage train pulled by an antique diesel locomotive and riverboat to sample pairings of fabulous wines and decadent chocolates. Enjoy plentiful hors'd'ouvres throughout the evening along with music of Jazz Affair. Finish the evening with a table of delicious, decadent and delightful chocolate desserts. Board Train…Find out more »
What better way to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day then to do exactly that while sailing aboard the Becky Thatcher Riverboat on the Connecticut River. This ADULTS ONLY adventure is sure to make you a master of Pirate Lingo. (21 and older event) Arrive at Essex station by 5:45 p.m. for boarding and departure at 6:00 p.m. Following a short train ride to Deep River Landing, board the Becky Thatcher for a 2-hour cruise down the Connecticut River.…Find out more »
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