Old Saybrook Info
Details About This Market
Old Saybrook Farmers’ Market~ 210 Main Street
2015 Season: June 27- October 31
Rain or Shine, Wednesdays 10am-1pm (8-10 vendors) and Saturdays 9am-12:30pm (20 vendors)
Handicapped Parking Spaces,
market is wheelchair accessible
This is a CT-Grown market, all products are made and grown in Connecticut.
Produce (conventional & organic), canned goods & condiments, herbs, seafood, cheese, milk, pork, milk, & chicken, sauces, baked goods, prepared foods (including vegetarian & vegan options), coffee, handmade crafts & jewelry, cut flowers, kettle corn, pottery, maple syrup, honey, soaps, eggs, plants and planters. The market includes guest vendors.
There are hot coffee and baked goods on site for breakfast.
The market includes demonstrations, events, music and book signings.
Mini Golf on Saybook Point offers classic shoreline boardwalk miniature golf with sea breezes and boats cruising by.
Harvey’s Beach, 29 Plum Bank Rd, is a small, shallow-water beach with a bathhouse and showers. When it's low tide and you can walk out to sandbars.
James Soda Fountain, 325 Main Street, featuring the original 1896 soda fountain, on the National Historic Register and Connecticut Freedom Trail...
Fort Saybrook Monument Park, 150 College Street, Saybrook Point. 18 acres of beautiful woods owned by the Town of Old Saybrook. The fort, founded in 1635, is the state's third oldest settlement and it's first military fortification. The 18-acre park features boardwalks and trails with storyboards showing the history of Saybrook Colony and offers views of the Connecticut River. Free.
Old Saybrook Walking Tour: A self-guided tour from the railroad station to the "millstone" highlighting 37 homes, churches and commercial buildings. A descriptive brochure is available at the Chamber of Commerce office (1 Main Street), by mail, or or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old Saybrook Loop Ride: A 10-mile scenic circle of Old Saybrook from Main Street to the River, along Long Island Sound and back again. A map is available at the Chamber office (1 Main Street) or email email@example.com.
General William Hart House, 350 Main Street, Mid Jun to mid Sept. Sa,Su 1PM-4PM. Representing some of Connecticut's oldest architecture, this house was built in 1767 by a prominent citizen in Old Saybrook history. Volunteer tour guides will take you around this elegant piece of American history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and home to the local historical society, this mansion features eight corner fireplaces. Award-winning historical gardens.
Great Cedars Conservation Area offers hiking and letterboxing
The Essex Saybrook Antiques Village, 945 Middlesex Tpke, Old Saybrook, a multi-dealer shop, daily in summertime 11- 5
Old Saybrook Antiques Center, 756 Middlesex Tpke 120 dealer group shop featuring American and European Antique Furniture, Fine Art, Estate Jewelry. Daily 10-4
Saybrook Recycled Furniture, 33 Stage Rd, Old Saybrook. Unusually affordable furniture, collectibles, glassware. Fun stuff. Sat 10:30-6
Nearby in Essex:
English Accents Antiques 4 N Main St., Essex, 19th century antiques that reflect the charm of the English manor house. Furniture, porcelains, decorative objects, sporting antiques, paintings, lighting, and jewelry. (We love their fine art collection: Chickens, Cows, Dogs, Horses, Landscapes, Sheep) Thu-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5.
Valley Farm Antiques, 134 Saybrook Rd, Essex, vintage French style, mid-century modern, antique rugs, outdoor furniture and garden oddities, daily 10:30-5:30.
Francis Beasley American Arts 3 S. Main St, Essex, American Impressionist paintings on display, 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative arts. Thurs-Sat, 11-4.
Many more local shops are listed here.