Our Final Ancient Burying Ground Tours of the Season!
All tours are $5; free for members and children under 16. Reservations are recommended. In the event of rain, tours are cancelled. Call the office if a question 860.529.7656. Meet your guide in the parking lot of First Church, 250 Main Street
Thursday, September 22 at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 24 at 10:00 am;
Thursday, October 27 at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 29 at 10:00 am
35th Annual Old Wethersfield Fall Craft Fair
The 35th Annual Old Wethersfield Craft Fair for the benefit of Wethersfield Historical Society will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Cove Park on State Street, Old Wethersfield, rain or shine! The fair is renowned for its distinctive and high quality crafts from all over New England. There will be over 100 juried artisans displaying their handmade wares. In addition to the regular loyal following, this year’s show boasts an extensive variety of new crafters. As always, there will be great food served by Village Pizza, “I Made It” and more! Lou’s Kettle Cooked Popcorn will serve up his famous, fresh popcorn for everyone!
Botticello Farms will be selling pumpkins, produce and colorful fall mums. Wethersfield Historical Society will hold a delightful bake sale. Local DJ Ryan McCarthy will entertain the children with music and games; and face painting will be there for the youngsters! The ever-popular Round Hill Alpacas will be returning this year, too. Stop by and say “Hi” and feed an alpaca or two! For more information, visit the Craft Fair’s Facebook page at Old Wethersfield Craft Fair or call 860.529.7656. A coupon for discounted admission can be found here.
Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours
Friday and Saturday October 14 and 15, 2016. Explore Wethersfield’s Ancient Burying Ground at dusk by Lantern Light and meet some of the individuals who helped shape our town’s more than 375 year history. Space is limited so purchase tickets for this popular tour early! Tickets are on sale online here or in person at the Old Academy until 4 pm on Friday, October 14. For ages 13 and up only. Six tours each evening. $20/person. Rain date October 16.