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JULY 2019

July 8-12 & 15-19, 9:30am-4:30pm

Still Life in Oils

Learn how to paint a realistic still-life in a supportive, academic, inspiring environment. At Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. More info!

July 9, 16, 23, 6:30pm

Keeney Koolers Concert

Wethersfield Historical Society hosts their annual free summer conserts. Bring your chairs, blankets, food and beverages, over to the Keeney Memorial Cultural CenterJuly 9: Ed Fast and Conga Bop, July 16: Chat Noir, July 23: Number Nine. More info!

July 11, 6:30pm

Stories in Stone

Learn about monument styles often found in 19th-century cemeteries such as Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill. More info!

July 13, 10:00am

Mark Twain's Companions & Cohorts

Learn about Twain's life and his many Nook Farm friends, neighbors and colleagues during this walking tour led by Steve Courtney. More info!

July 17, 10:00am

Discover Cedar Hill - Highlight Tour

An introductory tour about Cedar Hill Cemetery’s most prominent residents. More info!

July 18, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Weir Farm Plein Air Paint-out

Join us for a day of painting with demos by Paul Batch and John MacDonald at the Weir Farm National Historic site in Wilton, CT. Carpool from the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. Pre-registration required. More info!

July 18, 6:00pm & July 20, 10:00am

Walk Around Old Wethersfield 

Walk around Old Wethersfield learning about the architecture and the people who lived there long ago. Meet in front of the Keeney Center, 200 Main Street. All tours are $5; free to members. Reservations recommended. In the event of rain, tours are cancelled. More info!

July 20, 10:00am

Remarkable Women

Meet the extraordinary women of Cedar Hill Cemetery who inspire with their stories of purpose and engagement, compassion and generosity, and strength and determination. More info!

July 23, 10:00am

The Prosecution Rests

Foundation Director Beverly Lucas shares intriguing stories of sensational trials, tragic crimes and even one unsolved mystery, all of which gripped the imagination of Connecticut residents. More info!

July 26, 6:00pm

Music Among the Memorials 

Enjoy an evening of modern Americana music at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the folk-rock-grass-blues duo, The Meadow Brothers. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic dinners for a night to remember. More info


19th Centuray Base Ball: Wethersfield Red Onion Schedule

2018 Community Photo Contest Winners

Academy for the Arts Member Art Show

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation Tours & Events

'Connecticut's Jamestown'? An Incident in Wethersfield Nearly 400 Years Ago May Rewrite Early American History

Interested in volunteering for Wethersfield Historical Society?

The Great Elm

"The Great Elm" now on Facebook!

WDS Open for the Season

Wethersfield 2019 Town Guide and Calendar

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts Summer Youth Program

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Wethersfield Heritage Walk

Wethersfield Tourism Commission, 505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109

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