Category Archives: Town Events

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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Deep River Holiday Stroll December 5th

Don’t miss the annual Deep River Holiday Stroll, Saturday December 5th on Main Street! Celebrate the holidays in Deep River with the entire family and enjoy fun holiday activities all day! The day is topped off with Santa’s arrival and the tree lighting ceremony!

ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE!

Holiday Stroll Events Include:

  • Holiday Movies
  • Live Music
  • Gingerbread House Contest
  • Holiday Singalong
  • Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Santa Arrives by Fire Truck at 5:15!!

….and much much more!

Our Main Street shops and restaurants will be staying open late and offering specials, discounts and holiday treats throughout the day!

SEE YOU ON DECEMBER 5TH IN DEEP RIVER!

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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!