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Small Business Saturday: Where to Shop in Canton

With the holiday season right around the corner, there’s no better time to get a head start on your shopping than to get out and shop locally on Small Business Saturday (November 26th). The Town of Canton is well-known for its boutique stores, antique shops, and artisanal goods. As a town of…

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Halloween Activities in Canton for the Family

Spook-a-Palooza—Saturday, October 15th Canton Parks and Recreation is hosting a Halloween extravaganza at Mills Pond Park on October 15th from 10:30 am-11:30 am. There’s no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with a live performance from Magician Matt Roberts. Wear your costumes and…

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Business Spotlight: Saybrook Fish House

Saybrook Fish House has been serving fresh New England-style seafood since 1984. Well known for their whole belly clams and Blue Point oysters, Saybrook Fish House is one of the best seafood restaurants in Connecticut—and we’re lucky to have them here in Canton. Welcome to Seafood Heaven Photo:…

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Fall Events Happening in Canton

There’s so much to explore and discover in Canton, especially in the fall. Whether you enjoy hiking and admiring the orange and yellow hues of the fall foliage or spending the afternoon listening to live music with family and friends, there’s always something to do in Canton. We’re highlighting a…

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Most Instagrammable Places in Canton

Visiting Canton for the first time or looking to discover a resident fan favorite? Level up your Instagram feed as you make your way through various scenic locations and small businesses. We’re highlighting a few of the most Instagrammable places our town has to offer! Farmington River Photo by…

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Business Spotlight: Collinsville Canoe & Kayak

Weekends in Canton are best spent in the great outdoors! There’s no better way to enjoy our beautiful scenery than to spend a summer afternoon on the water. If you’re looking for a new hobby to try or a fun activity for the family, look no further than Collinsville Canoe & Kayak. Collinsville Canoe…

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Business Spotlight: Applegate Farm Market

If you love farmers markets but don’t want to wait once a week, look no further than Applegate Farm Market! For over 30 years, this family-owned and operated business has served the Canton community with fresh, organic ingredients and local artisanal goods. In 2021, the farm stand relocated to the…

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Get Involved: The Farmington River Stewards Program

There’s no better way to spend the summer in Canton than hanging out by the Farmington River. Whether you’re hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing, or kayaking, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy at the river. Ever wonder who takes care of the river? It’s the Farmington River Stewards…

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Business Spotlight: The Findery

Collinsville is known for many things—its historic charm, architecture, and artisanal vendors and small businesses. We’re highlighting one of our beloved small businesses located on Main Street, The Findery. The Findery is a vintage shop that curates and sells home decor, antique goods, candles…

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