July 8, 2017: Essex, CT

Come celebrate the conclusion of our 40-day
River of Life Pilgrimage!

July 8th  ~  4-6:30 pm
Dauntless Club
Essex, CT

On Saturday, July 8th, we’ll be offering thanks for the gift of water amidst the beauty of the confluence of the Connecticut River with Long Island Sound — just over 400 miles south of the start of our journey at
Fourth Connecticut Lake in northern New Hampshire.

4-5 pm ~ Light hors d’oeuvres + beverages, including live music
5-5:30 pm ~ liturgical service with ceremonial “merging of the river’s waters”
5:30-6:30 pm ~ heavy hors d’oeuvres + beverages, including live music

Dauntless Club Address: 66 Main St, Essex, CT

Registration is requested for the River of Life Pilgrimage Concluding Celebration, please click here.


We invite you to make a full-day or weekend visit to Essex and the surrounding area –
here are some links to local attractions if you want to plan something in addition
to the Pilgrimage Concluding Celebration.

Town of Essex Visitor’s Page

Connecticut River Museum
July 7-9: Boat Building Workshop 2017 (9 am – 5 pm daily)
July 8: Mahogany Memories Antique & Classic Boat Show (9 am – 4 pm)

CT River Museum

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Essex Historical Society
Pratt House Museum & walking tours of Essex

Museum of Fife & Drum

Griswold Inn & Tap Room

Florence Griswold Museum
Home of American Impressionism

Gillette Castle State Park

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Seaport