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AUGUST 2019

August (Thursdays) 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

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

Notable Architects

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

Open Sketch

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

Mushroom Walk

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!

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

1st Annual PorchFest on Main

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

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Wethersfield Heritage Walk

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

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