OEDC Newsletter - March 2023




Register for A Table Today


Businesses, artisans, and farmers are invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Artisan Fest & Vendor Fair. The outdoor business and community event is scheduled on Thursday, June 22nd from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm, at the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange.


Vendors can look forward to showcasing their business, selling their products and services on site, and networking with vendors and attendees.


Vendor space is filling, register for your table today. REGISTER HERE Become a sponsor and receive the benefits, including a table. For more information, call 203-891-1045.



During the Artisan Fest


A Job Fair is the new activity at the Orange Artisan Fest this year. Recruiters and employers are encouraged to register for a table to reach the skilled workforce in the local region. The Job Fair will be contained under the pavilion, at the Orange Fairgrounds, during the Artisan Fest, from 2:30 to 5 pm.

Industries highlighted are healthcare, hospitality, information technology, professional services, manufacturing, and more. The fair is being promoted through Workforce Alliance.

REGISTER HERE For more information, call 203-891-1045.




OEDC Golf Tournament

Save the Date

Save the date for OEDC's 16th Annual Golf Tournament. The event will be held on September 12th at Race Brook Country Club beginning with lunch on the patio at noon and shotgun start at 1 pm. A cocktail reception will follow the tournament where awards will be announced.

We are planning a lot of fun on the course with contests, swing analysis, food and drink stations, and more.

SPONSORS ARE NEEDED. Please call our office at 203-891-1045 if interested. For more info visit OEDC GOLF TOURNAMENT.

Once again, we are partnering with the Orange Volunteer Fire Department and we will donate a portion of our proceeds to this organization. 



Summer Issue

It's not too late to get your ad in OrangeLife's summer issue. Advertising rates run from $225 - $1,600. Commitments are due ASAP so we can save a spot. Camera-ready ads due by April 1st. Check out ORANGELIFE MAGAZINE.



  1. Bubbakoo's Burritos - 116 Boston Post Road
  2. Ji Bei Chuan Restaurant - 519 Boston Post Road
  3. Crazy Bins - 116 Boston Post Road
  4. Smoke Shop - 116 Boston Post Road
  5. The Vero at Orange - 197 Indian River Road
  6. Good Child Transitional Center - 380 Boston Post Road
    • Ribbon Cutting - March 31st - Come celebrate the opening of Good Child Transitional Center, located at 380 Boston Post Road, Suite 5, Orange. The center is a pre-school/daycare focusing on children with autism or behavioral challenges. Hear more about their program, take a tour, and celebrate with us on March 31st at 11:30! The center is also having an open house from 10 am to 4 pm.

Orange Community Farmers Market - The season opens on Thursday, June 29th and runs from 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm, each Thursday until September 28th. Visit various vendors selling produce, baked goods, honey, eggs, crafts, jewelry, and more. Grab a bite at the food trucks and listen to live music. Check out our current VENDOR LIST AND ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE. We are always looking for more vendors, any interested in participating, please call us 203-891-1045.

Boston Post Road Banner Program - Advertise your business to the 25,000+ cars that travel the Boston Post Road. Banners are placed on the decorative light poles located at each of the major intersections along the Boston Post Road.  MORE INFORMATION


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