Category Archives: Town Events

Dough on Main Goes to the Farmers Markets

Dough On Main will be offering pasta and sauces at the
• Killingworth Farmers Market every Wednesday
through the end of August from 4-6 pm,
Route 81 between the town offices and the library.
• Higganum Farmers Market on Saturday, July 1 from 9 am – 2 pm.
Shop your local market, then head home and enjoy!

Deep River Ancient Muster on July 20 & 21, 2018

Come down to Deep River for the annual DEEP RIVER ANCIENT MUSTER
Friday and Saturday July 20th and 21st.

The Muster takes place on Devitt Field, 15 Southworth Street and the Parade takes place along Main Street in the center of town.

Join us for a fun filled weekend of music and activities for the entire family! The Deep River Ancient Muster is the oldest and largest gathering of fife and drum participants and enthusiasts in the world … “The Granddaddy of All Musters.”

  • Tattoo – Friday evening at 7 pm at Devitt Field
  • Parade – Saturday at 11 am on Main Street
  • Muster – Saturday immediately following the parade at Devitt Field

For more information, visit the official site of the Deep River Muster at http://dram.fifedrum.org.

Support Local Businesses on Shop Small Saturday, November 25.

Deep River has so much to offer as you stroll through our quaint little town. Check us out on the Saturday after Thanksgiving as so many of the shops will be offering discounts or having sales. And you will find many unique gifts as you peruse the options along Main Street (Route 154) between exits 4 and 6 off Route 9. Can’t decide? Most shops offer gift certificates. Weary after all that hard work? Don’t forget to stop, take a rest and have a nibble at one of the many eateries in the area. We look forward to seeing you!

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2017 Holiday Stroll, Festival of the Trees and Jingle Bell Run – Dec. 8-9

There’s so much happening in our lovely little town on December 8th and 9th!

The Festival of Trees at the Deep River Historical Society’s Stone House (245 Main Street) begins with viewing and voting on December 8th. Come once again on the 9th to see who won.

Early on the 9th, get ready to run! The Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. at Tri-Town Youth Services (56 High Street). Proceeds benefit the Region 4 Education Foundation.

Later on the 9th, the Annual Tree Lighting will be between 4:30-5:00 p.m. at the Town Hall (at the junction of Connecticut Routes 80 and 154). Before and after, visit the merchants as many will be offering specials in their shops. Details will soon follow on other evening events for families and children. And don’t miss the free concert, featuring the Old Tyme Players Band, at 7:00 p.m. in the town auditorium.

Join us for the fun!

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Family Day 2017!

Schedule of Family Day Events!

Deep River Park and Rec 5K Run
9:00 a.m. starting at Devitt’s Field – 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:15 a.m.

Carnival

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Deep River Elementary School
Bungee Run, Bouncy House, Obstacle Course, and more!

Hot Dogs
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on sale at the Town Hall Lawn
“Get your hot dogs and drinks!”

Free Hay Rides

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – get aboard at the carnival.

Music by DJ Mike Prodoti
6:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at Plattwood Park

Fireworks Extravaganza
8:30 p.m. at Plattwood Park

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Festival of Trees at DR Historical Society

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The Deep River Historical Society invites you to participate in the 3rd Annual Festival of Trees, Trains & Traditions to be presented throughout the Society’s buildings and grounds on December 4th & 5th, 2015.

This year we will feature a special display of trains and highlight other annual traditions.

Awards will be presented in 3 categories:  Best Rep. of Theme, Most Creative Use of Materials and new this year, all participants will be eligible for our Celebrity’s Choice Award. Each category will have a junior and adult award…Judging will be done by a “people’s choice” system by the attendees with the exception of our Celebrity’s Choice.

Hope to see you on the 4th and 5th!

Deep River November Food Drive

Several Deep River Merchants Association businesses are collecting food during the month of November to help support our local food pantry in time for the holidays. The pantry is very low and we need all the help we can get to help our neighbors for Thanksgiving!

Please help us by dropping off your non-perishable food donations at any of the following businesses:

We are collecting food through Monday, November 24th.

THANK YOU!!