Save the Dates:

  • Jackson Pike Skifflers & Friends Concert on Oct. 27
  • Second Annual Easton’s Lady in White 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 28

Jackson Pike Skifflers & Friends. Contributed photo.

Jackson Pike Skifflers & Friends Concert
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Christ Church

This legendary band, founded by Easton’s own Will Tressler, has delighted Eastonites and many surrounding towns for more than 50 years. Original band family members Katie Tressler, Dan Tressler, Sally Connolly, Dan Carlucci, and Dave McCann, along with several musicians formerly associated with the group, will come together for a special evening at Christ Church.

Their repertoire will include traditional rural and urban vernacular music, early country music, minstrel and vaudeville songs, street ballads, Gospel songs, country dance tunes, railroad songs, mountain music and more.

Wine, beer and snacks will be available for sale. Reserve your seats now! Email or call 203-268-3569 for more information.

The Easton’s Lady in White 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Oct. 28. Register here.

Second Annual Easton’s Lady in White 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, October 28, 9:00 AM
Christ Church

As part of Easton’s Free Spirit Festival, Easton Park and Recreation, Easton Cemetery Committee and Christ Church Easton are co-hosting the second Annual Easton’s Chasing the Legend 5K Run/Walk. Registration is now open (see below). Proceeds will be shared between the Easton Cemetery Committee and Christ Church.

“The proceeds from the Lady in White 5K Run/Walk support the preservation and maintenance of Easton’s historic cemeteries through the Easton Cemetery Committe,” said Nanette DeWester, Easton Cemetery Committee chair. “The committee uses the funds to restore fragile gravesites, manage the unique grounds, host educational tours, and foster engagement ensuring that the cemeteries are a living memorial that honors our past while serving the present and future of Easton.”

The race begins at the Christ Church parking lot located at Christ Church, 59 Church Road, Easton, CT 06611. On site, there will be various fall activities for kids and adults and a fun run and shuttle run for kids 12 and under, so bring the family. Costumes encouraged! Christ Church will be hosting a bake sale.

T-Shirt’s will be available for additional $15 when registering online ($20 day off/cash only/limited availability)

Race will take place rain or shine.

Registration is online only until 15 minutes before the race starts on Oct. 28. You can register here.

Race Entry Fees
• Single Participants: $35 (until Oct. 22) $45 week of registration
• Partner Participants: (2) $60 (discount valid until Oct. 22.
• Teen Participants (13-17) $10
• Kids 12 and under: FREE
• Note: Age discounts will be displayed at checkout

Race Day Schedule
Race Check-In Starts: 9 a.m.
Race Begins: 10:00 AM
Kids Shuttle Run: 11:00 Am & Kids Fun Run: 11:30AM
Awards Ceremony: 10:30 AM

Please join us again for a fun filled day at the second annual Free Spirit Festival! After the 5K be sure to stop by the Library and Park and Recreation Department for more spooky fun!

Registration (online only) and complete event details:

The Parish of Christ Church recognizes it occupies the ancestral lands and traditional territory of the (Aspetuck River Valley dwelling) Paugussett people.

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