August (Thursdays) 3:00pm - 6:00pm
August 8, 6:30pm
Sunset Notables Tour
Discover the history and beauty of Cedar Hill Cemetery on this tour showcasing some of the most celebrated residents and renowned monuments. More info!
August 10, 10:00am
Mary Falvey, Director of the Hartford Preservation Alliance, will share the life and times of prominent Connecticut architects and highlight the buildings and homes they designed. More info!
August 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, Practice your drawing or painting with a portrait model. $10, Non-instructional, monitored session. Bring your own supplies, we have easels. At Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. More info!
August 17, 10:00am
Arts & Letters
Meet Cedar Hill Cemetery’s creative residents including our most distinguished artists, actors and authors. More info!
August 22 7:30pm
Cedar Hill Movie Night: On Golden Pond
Come see the Oscar-winning film, On Golden Pond. Staring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda. Bring a blanket or chair and your favorite candy for a movie under the stars. Rain Date: Friday, August 23rd. More info!
August 24, 10:00am
Search for mushrooms at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Enjoy an educated discussion of the basic types of fungi, where to find them and proper methods of collecting. After review documentation resources while identifying any fungi collected. More info!
August 24, 12:00pm -6:00pm
1st Annual PorchFest on Main
Come down to the historic district of Old Wethersfield to enjoy music like you never herd it before. Bands and artists will be performing on the porches, front yards, and court yards of Main Street. More info as it comes… see flyer and ruff draft of map!
August 26-28, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Figure Drawing Workshop
Students will strengthen their drawing skills and anatomical knowledge through drawing the figure from life. Begin with a series of short poses leading to one long pose for the three day workshop. More info!
August 27, 10:00am
The Art of James Batterson
Foundation Director Beverly Lucas highlights Batterson’s incredible monuments on this walking tour of the historic cemetery. More info!