While white sails bobbing in Essex Harbor and on the Connecticut River this Father’s Day weekend, Essex Green will also be a sea of dazzling white canvas. tents, that is. At the annual Summer Arts Festival on Essex Green, 18th & 19th June.
Under these tents, festival-goers can discover new work by emerging and established visual artists and craftspeople from Connecticut, New England and the Tri-States, according to organizer Barbara Nair, founder of Arts Center Killingworth and Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook. The festival is on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and from 11am to 5pm