Wethersfield Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, October 7th!
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 10am-4pm, Rain or Shine!
The 36th Annual Fall Craft Fair will be here before we know it. You’re all invited to come to this outstanding show at Cove Park on Saturday, October 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. Bring your friends and relatives and get those shopping lists ready. Along with more than one hundred crafters showing a wide range of clothing, jewelry, furniture, seasonal decorations and more, there will be alpacas and face painting for children, offerings from several local non-profits and delicious goodies at the society’s bake sale booth under our tent.
New this year: Our popular Attic Treasures Tag Sale will be under the historical society’s tent – come early to find that special item or antique at a bargain price!
Thank you to our corporate sponsor, Henkel Corporation, who helps make this event possible with their sponsorship. Henkel, located in Rocky Hill, markets a wide range of well-known brands such as Dial soap, Purex detergents, Right Guard antiperspirants and Loctite adhesives.
Admission is $6.00 for adults. Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Click here for more information.
Save the Date: Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours, Friday and Saturday, October 20 & 21 (rain date October 22)
Our 8th Annual Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours return with all new characters! This year our theme is “Forgotten Residents of Wethersfield.” Find out more about the history of people who have often been overlooked by formally recorded history: those of Native and African descent, women, and more recent immigrants to our community. We have fascinating stories to tell, so don’t miss this year’s tour! Tickets go on sale September 19 here.
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.
FALL 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: Sept 14 – 6:00-7:30 pm; Saturday: 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: Sept. 7, Oct 12 – 1:00-2:30 pm; Saturdays: Sept 9, Oct 14 – 10:00-11:30 am