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Saturday Brunch at The Village Bistro, Chester

May 20, 2024

We love the cozy, French-accented vibe and creative offerings for weekend brunch at The Village Bistro in Chester.

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Featured Events



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U-Pick Peonies



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CT Early Music Festival





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Rotary Club of Essex 2024 Shad Bake

Shoreline Directory

Deep River Home

A modern General Store set in a converted barn. Deep River Home offers an
array of timeless, considered and well-made essentials for the home from established and emergent designers, artists and artisans near and far.

The Bowerbird

A gift store unlike any other! With over 4,500 square feet of "impulsive necessities" and offering all that is fun, special and trendy, The Bowerbird has something for everyone.

Seabird Cruises

Boat cruises aboard a classic New England style picnic boat for up to 6 passengers. Picnic, Sunset & Custom cruises.