Thanks to all who made annual Old Home Day an Enjoyable Day on September 13, 2014

OHD bannerIt might not have been a bright and sunny Saturday, but the rain held off just long enough for us to celebrate our 11th Annual Old Home Day Celebration with nary a sprinkle!

Check out these links to photos by talented photographer and Canterbury Historical Society president, Linda Orlomoski: https://plus.google.com/u/1/photos/117869324181898663918/albums/6059080653447665857 https://plus.google.com/u/1/photos/117869324181898663918/albums/6059107586502626769

We couldn’t put on this event without volunteers. Thanks to everyone who stepped up and helped out in any way.

Many thanks to these 2014 Old Home Day Sponsors, whose generosity allows us to keep this fall community celebration free to both exhibitors and attendees:

  • Brooklyn Country View Restaurant
  • Canterbury Mini-Storage
  • Ed’s Garage, Canterbury
  • Big Y, Plainfield
  • Westminster Tool, Plainfield
  • Quinebaug Kennels, Canterbury
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Waterford
  • Willimantic Waste
  • Hart’s Greenhouse & Florist, Canterbury
  • Stop & Shop, Norwichtown
  • WalMart, Lisbon
  • Better Val-U, Canterbury
  • Frito-Lay, Dayville

Special thanks to these talented performers who kept the live music flowing throughout the day:

  • Mystic Brass Quintet
  • Army Sergeant Major Franklin D. May
  • Still Pickin’
  • Dave Orlomoski with Gordon Titcomb & Dave Aston
  • Everett St. Louis with Jack Kerouac & Friends

And sincere gratitude to Canterbury’s dedicated fire police and  constables for keeping everyone safe—they’re the best.

Check out coverage of Old Home Day by Denise Coffey in the Reminder News (http://www.courant.com/reminder-news/killingly-edition/rnw-kp-p2-canterbury-old-home-day-0919-20140915-story.html), and on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/CanterburyHistoricalSociety.CT).

Announcing Canterbury’s 2nd Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest!

As part of this year’s Canterbury Old Home Day, to be held on Saturday, September 28th, we’ll be hosting our 2nd Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest! Open to individuals, families, schools, organizations, and businesses, there will be prizes for 1st , 2nd and 3rd...

Applications Open for Canterbury Old Home Day 2024

Another new year has rolled around which means the planning for another Old Home Day has begun! Applications are currently being accepted by the Planning Committee for Old Home Day which will be held on Saturday, September 28th, 2024 from 11 am to 4 pm on the town...

Canterbury Old Home Day Returns on September 30th!

Canterbury’s favorite fall festival - Old Home Day - will be returning to the Canterbury Green after several years hiatus and we’ve got a long list of vendors and exhibitors who will be joining us on Saturday, September 30th from 10 am to 3 pm. With over 50...

Announcing Canterbury’s 1st Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest!

As part of this year’s Canterbury Old Home Day, to be held on Saturday, September 30th, we’ll be hosting our very first Scarecrow Decorating Contest! Open to individuals, families, schools, organizations, and businesses, there will be prizes for 1st , 2nd and 3rd...