Cove Warehouse and Hurlbut-Dunham House Open Weekends: May 27 through October 8
On Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00-4:00pm, our Cove Warehouse Maritime Museum (Warehouse Park at the north end of Main Street in Old Wethersfield) and Hurlbut-Dunham House (212 Main Street) will be open. Free admission.
Connecticut Open House Day
Saturday, June 10 In conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism’s 13th annual Connecticut Open House Day, the Hurlbut-Dunham house and Cove Warehouse will be open from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The Wethersfield Museum at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center will be open 10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free.
Keeney Koolers Free Outdoor Concerts
This year’s free outdoor concerts will be held on the front lawn of the Keeney Center and will be Tuesday evenings July 11, 18 and 25 at 6:30pm. Our summer concerts are free and attendees may bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on and food and drink to enjoy.
Tuesday, July 11: Back by popular demand, Number Nine kicks off our 2017 Keeney Koolers concert series with their popular interpretations of Beatles music.
Tuesday, July 18: Small Town Roots is in town to entertain us with newer country music and classic rock and roll.
Tuesday, July 25: Shaded Soul Band returns to our series with their powerful vocals and soulful rhythm section. Their repertoire includes R & B, Motown, Funk Soul, Jazz, Pop, Disco and more.
Keeney Kids Summer History Program
Children will “learn by doing” that history is fun! Keeney Kids entering grades 1-8 will explore Wethersfield history through historical activities, tours, stories and games at the Wethersfield Museum at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center and surrounding historic sites. Program dates: July 24-July 27 from 8:30 am -1:00 pm. Program Fee: $60.00 for members/$75.00 non-members; After July 14, the price will increase to $80 members/$95 non-members. For information and registration, click here.
SPRING WALKING TOURS
Walking Tours All Season! All tours are $5; free to members and children under 16. Reservations recommended. In the event of rain, tours are cancelled.
Walk Around Old Wethersfield with Dorene Ciarcia: Learn about the architecture of people who lived here long ago. Meet in front of Keeney Center, 200 Main Street.
Thursdays: May 11, July 6, Sept 14 – 6:00-7:30 pm; Saturdays: May 13, July 8, Sept 16 – 10:00-11:30am
Burying Ground Tours with Martha Smart: Learn about gravestone carvers, customs and stories. Meet at the red barn in the First Church parking lot.
Thursdays: May 18, June 22, Sept. 7, Oct 12 – 1:00-2:30 pm; Saturdays: May 20, June 24, Sept 9, Oct 14 – 10:00-11:30 am