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SEPTEMBER 2019

Thursdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Sept. 5, 1:00pm & Sept. 7, 10:00am

Burying Ground Tours

Learn about gravestone carvers and customs as well as stories of some of the people buried there. Reservations recommended. More info!

September 7, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Mystery Scavenger Hunt 

Explore Cedar Hill Cemetery while deciphering creative clues that direct you around the historic sections of the cemetery. Reservations Required. More info!

September 7, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Color Mixing Crash Course

This intensive one-day workshop will introduce the scientific principles of color mixing in oil paint using the same core concepts and methods as the Classical Lab / Graydon Parrish Color Mixing Course. More info!

September 7, 7:00pm

From 50's to Now Concert

Come and join the community for wonderful music and a fun evening of singing and dancing. More info!

September 8, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Keane Foundation Picnic of Remembrance

Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs and enjoy an evening of community and music. See flyer for more!

September 9, 1:30pm or 4:30pm

3 or 6 week Bargue/Cast Drawing

The Bargue drawing courses are based upon the 19th Century French Academic drawing course by Charles Bargue. 1 or 2 session course, Sept. - Oct. More info!

September 11, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Drawing Zenbia at the Wadsworth

This 6 week class will be held at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, to draw the classical marble sculpture of Zenobia. More info!

September 11 - 14, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Portrait Painting with Expressive Color

Learn to use color to express emotion, personality, and your unique sense of beauty. More info!

September 11, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Portrait Drawing with a Model

The sessions will consist of developing a linear drawing with graphite on paper to establish an accurate likeness, proportions, and structure. 6 week session. More info!

September 11, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Oil Painting a Still Life

Learn how to create a realistic still life oil painting. Working in sight-size and from life, we will work in a step-by-step process. 6 week session. More info!

September 12, 19, 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Watercolor Painting

Students will continue refining foundational skills and techniques used in watercolor painting. More info!

Sept. 12, 6:00pm & Sept. 14, 10:00am

Walk Around Old Wethersfield 

Walk around Old Wethersfield learning about the architecture and the people who lived there long ago. Reservations recommended.  More info!

September 19, 7:30pm

Stargazing at Cedar Hill

Explore the night sky with the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford. Learn about telescopes and astronomy while viewing prominent objects such as the moon, globular clusters, planets, nebulas or galaxies. Reservations suggested. More info!

September 20, 7:00- 8:30pm

The Life and Work of Al Hirschfeld

Join Louise K. Hirschfeld for a lecture leading you through the life and work of Al Hirchfeld. The film, Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story, will be shown as part of the discussion. More info!

September 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

The CornFest

Includes child friendly activities, food vendors, music and entertainment... and of course corn! More info!

September 26 - 28, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Painting Color and Temp. in Landscape

Gain understanding of perceptual color, color temperature and how it determines pictorial volume on the picture plane. More info!

September 26, 6:30pm

Colonial Food & Drink to be Deconstructed

Authors Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki will delight attendees with surprising, and sometimes amusing, tales of what our forebears managed to ingest in a presentation based on their books, “A History of Connecticut Food,” and “A History of Connecticut Wine.” At Webb-Deane-Stevens... More info!

September 28, 10:00am

We've Got the Cure: Notable Physicians

This walking tour highlights prominent physicians buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery. More info!

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

11th Annual Keane Foundation Cove Side Carnival

19th Centuray Base Ball: Wethersfield Red Onion Schedule

24th Annual Scarecrows along Main Street

35th Annual Cornfest

2018 Community Photo Contest Winners

Academy for the Arts Member Art Show

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation Tours & Events

Connecticut Academy of Irish Music 2019 Fall Registration

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

Interested in volunteering for Wethersfield Historical Society?

New on YouTube: Summer in Wethersfield!

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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