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:

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 (, and on our Facebook page (

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