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 Center. July 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
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!