Summer Time is Tavern Time!


Enjoy a wonderful summer night in the garden at the first ever outdoor Summer Tavern Night at The Deacon John Grave House on Saturday, July 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

For Summer Tavern Night, volunteers in colonial garb will be on hand to welcome guests and serve up a variety of homemade seasonal dishes. Rick & Jim, the ever-popular Shoreline duo, will perform popular hits and folksongs.

Admission is for adults age 21 and older. Tickets are $30 at the door, with $5 off for DJGF members, and include food, beer and wine. Half-price memberships good through December 2014 will be available. Contact 203-245-4798 or

The Deacon John Grave House (circa 1685) located at 581 Boston Post Road in Madison once served as a tavern and inn beginning around 1707, in the early days of the Boston Post Road and was the home of the extended Grave family for nearly 300 years.

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