The award winning author, Connie Bombaci, will be available to sign her book, Hogan’s Hope. Se will be accompanied by her deaf canine companion, Judea, who loves to greet people and show off her ability to understand American Sign Language.
Exhibitors from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island bring a variety of arts and crafts including, woodworking, painting, pottery, clothing, jewelry and stained glass. At 10:00 am the Colchester Regional Chamber Orchestra performs in the gazebo on the Green, followed at noon by a Fife and Drum Parade and Muster sponsored by The Colchester Continentals.
The Colchester Lion’s Club will offer freshly prepared food for both breakfast and lunch. For additional information please call 860 531-2010 or via email: email@example.com.
Fife & Drum Muster on the Green and Parade
Colchester Continental Fife & Drum Corps will be hosting their 11th Annual Colchester Muster on the Green, Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. Fife and drum corps from Connecticut and surrounding states will join the Colchester Continentals for an afternoon of martial music.
The event will kick off at noon with a short parade on Norwich Ave, beginning at the town hall and ending at the green. Opening ceremonies and the Muster will follow. At a fife and drum muster, each corps marches onto the “muster field,” plays a selection of tunes, (usually a 5 minute medley or two) and marches off. When all corps have performed, it is custom for willing members from each corps to amass for “jollification” or the playing of common fife and drum tunes of yesteryear.
In addition to a quality Craft Fair the Festival also includes:
10:00 am: Colchester Regional Chamber Orchestra
12:00 pm: Historic Fife and Drum Muster hosted by the Colchester Continentals Fife and Drum Corps
All day: Food Court
All day: Raffle offered by the Colchester Historical Society. Take a chance on an array of valuable prizes!
Colchester Town Green and Softball Field
98 Hayward Ave
For More Information
Colchester Historical Society: 860 537-4230 firstname.lastname@example.org
Colchester Continental Fife and Drum Corps: Dir Wayne Seidel 860742-7274 ColchesterContinentals@gmail.com
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Colchester Muster and Colchester Festival on the Green in Colchester, Connecticut.
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