Special Event – George Washington’s Birthday Ball
On Saturday evening, February 11 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Wethersfield Historical Society will celebrate George Washington’s 285th birthday in the manner Wethersfield residents would have
in his heyday – with a ball! Join traditional dance caller Patricia Campbell in the Keeney Ballroom for authentic 18th century country dancing to live period music. This is a participatory event for reenactors and other interested participants. No prior dance experience is necessary! 18th century period clothing or festive attire is requested; BYOB. Tickets are $10 and are on sale either online here or in person at the Old Academy, 150 Main Street, 10 am – 4 pm Tuesday – Friday. Space is limited, so buy your tickets early!
The Keeney Cultural Series is back for its 24th Season at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center!
The 24 Annual Keeney Cultural Series is supported by the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Foundation at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Special Lecture: Katharine Hepburn: from Hartford to Hollywood
Thursday evening, March 9 at 7 pm at the Keeney Center, lecture and slide show with Natalie Belanger of the Connecticut Historical Society. Co-sponsored by Wethersfield Historical Society and Cedar Hill Cemetery and Foundation. Tickets are $5 for non-members, free for members of Wethersfield Historical Society and Cedar Hill Cemetery and Foundation.
WHS invites you to celebrate the artwork of local artist, Phil Lohman! Phil’s work will be on display at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center (200 Main St.) in the Watson Gallery on November 4th- March 24th, 2017. Free Admission.