🌱River Valley Artists Art and Craft Show + Chester Land Trust Meeting

Hey, hello! I’m back with your fresh copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. Let’s start this week with a quick look at everything you need to know about current events in the city, including updates on:

  • Find out more about the Japanese knotweed at Chester Land Trust.
  • Newest houses on the market!
  • Arts and Crafts Show at Deep River

But first today’s weather:

Sunny, airy and cool. High: 41 Low: 29.

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Here are the top stories in Essex-Chester-Deep River today:

  1. The Chester Land Trust will host its annual meeting at the Chester Meeting House on Tuesday 6th December. According to a Facebook post about the event, “The session is open to the public and begins at 6:30 p.m. A brief business meeting will take place, followed by a guest speaker. Light refreshments will be served. We are pleased to announce that Christian Allyn, a UConn trained crop scientist and specialist in invasive plant management, will be giving a presentation entitled “Japanese Knotweed Mapping and Management in Chester”. This program is free. Christian has been working with CLT on their Japanese knotweed mitigation program at the Carini Preserve on Water Street.” Hope to see you there! (City of Chester)
  2. Are you looking for a new home and want to get a better idea of ​​what’s available in your area? Need help with your search? Stay up to date with our weekly list of new homes near you. Here’s a selection of the latest new homes for sale in and near Essex-Chester-Deep River – such as Beds and 5 Baths for $3.7M. (Essex-Chester-Deep River Patch)
  3. Works by twenty-nine artists including: Paintings. Sculptures, pottery, collage, photography, handmade ornaments, jewelry, scarves, shadow boxes, pillows and more will be showcased at the River Valley Artists Holiday Art and Craft Show, which will be held on the 25th at 7:00 p.m. at Promethea Potters at 68 Main St in DeepRiver. Cranberry mimosas & mini quiches will be served on November 26th from 12pm – 2pm and wine will be served on December 3rd from 5pm – 7pm. Hope to see you there to check out the crafts and enjoy the company! For more information and a complete list of holiday events and times, visit www.rivervalleyartists.com (River Valley Artists)

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Today in Essex-Chester-Deep River:

  • SCORE – Essex Library Association (10am)

From my notebook:

  • Essex Library: “New Storytime Announcement! Coming December 2nd: Fri-YAY Stories & Play: a story and social time for young children (ages 0-5) and their carers! Join Miss Nicole for a story and songs to follow from a season in the program space!(No…” (Essex Library via Facebook)
  • Visit Chester CT: “Chestergallery Be sure to check out our current exhibition featuring three Chester favorites…Elizabeth Gourlay, Richard Ziemann and Dina Varano. On view through next Sunday, Thanksgiving weekend!” (Visit Chester CT via Facebook)
  • Ivoryton Library Association: “Happy Thanksgiving week! We are so grateful to you, our patrons. To celebrate with our families, we close at 4pm on Wednesday and reopen on Saturday morning.” (Ivoryton Library Association via Facebook)

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You’re all caught up for today! I’ll be back in your inbox tomorrow with a new update.

Karen Garrity

About me: I am a Connecticut native, currently residing in the tri-town community of Chester, Deep River, and Essex. I’ve been a community reporter for almost 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be a part of Patch.com. You can reach me at …; [email protected]

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