Downtown Essex Day
- When: Saturday, August 3, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Where: Main Street, Essex, NY 12936
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Festival, Children, Community, Food, Folk
Essex, N. Y., on the shore of Lake Champlain, will host its 34th Downtown Essex Day on Sat., Aug. 3, rain or shine. Antiques, collectibles, artwork, and crafts will be on sale at shops and booths throughout the hamlet and under a tent behind the town hall. Visitors can enjoy lunch or snacks at local establishments. Families can eat picnic lunches at Beggs Park where children can jump and slide on the playground equipment. Joan Crane will perform her popular blues/folk tunes on the lawn at Pantouf's Glass Studio starting at 11 a.m. Walk-on tickets for the Essex-Charlotte ferry will be half-price when purchased between 10 a.m. and noon the day of the event thanks to the Lake Champlain Transportation Company.