Thursdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm
October 2 - 5, 9:30am-4:30pm
17th C. Dutch Breakfast Still Life Workshop
Class includes setting up composition, drawing and transferring, completing the grisailles and completing each part with color. Individual attention provided during each session. More info!
October 2, 9, & 16, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Painting Fall Leaves w Watercolor
Whether you are new to watercolor or a seasoned watercolorist you will love this time spent together with fellow artists creating beautiful fall leaves. More info!
October 3, 6:30pm
Gen. Washington to Return after 238 Years
John Koopman III will return as General George Washington at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. Preceded by a wine reception, by donation, at 6 p.m. in the Webb Barn. More info!
October 5th - November 3rd
Scarecrows Along Main Street
Come enjoy a nice fall day in the heart of the historic district. See the beautiful foliatge, colonial homes, and the scarecrows that will be “on parade” along Main Street. More info!
October 5, 10:00am-4:00pm
The 38th Annual OW Arts and Crafts Fair
At Cove Park, over 60 select artists and artisans will be offering original works of art and handmade crafts for sale. Rain or shine. More info!
October 6, 2:00pm
Laughing-Gas World: Life of Horace Wells
Michael Downs, author of The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, will discuss the tragic life of 19th century Hartford dentist Horace Wells. More info!
October 10, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Wethersfield Farmers’ Market’s annual pumpkin painting event will be held from 3-5pm. Cost is $2.50 and open to all children. Pumpkins and paints are provided. Rain date will be October 17. More info!
October 10, 6:30pm
Battlefield Archaeology & The Pequot War
Explore the implications of the attack on Wethersfield and its connection to recent archeological work performed at the WDS Museum. Preceded by a wine reception, by donation, at 6 p.m. in the Webb Barn. More info!
October 10, 1:00pm & Oct. 12, 10:00am
Burying Ground Tours
Learn about the history of Wethersfield from the lives of the people who lived here. Reservations recommend-ed. More info!
October 12, 10:00am-3:00pm
4th Annual Harvest Festival
Heirloom Market will be featuring dozens of local vendors and artisans, amazing food and drink, fun and games for the whole family, and much more!
October 18th, 19th, & 20th
Cove Side Carnival
High Energy thrill rides and rides just for Kids! Also food, fun, games, and entertainment. More info!
October 18 & 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
10th Annual Lantern Light Tours
Be guided through the town’s Ancient Burying Ground and other sites in a theatrical exploration of history. Advanced tickets are recommended. More info!
October 20, 11:00am
21st Annual Mikey's Place 5k
A fundraiser to benefit Mikey’s Place, Wethersfield Dollars for Scholars, and the research of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Shotgun start: 11am. Registration: 9:30-10:30am. More info!
October 20, 5:00pm
Rice & Bean + Chili Cook-Off
Join Trinity Episcopal Church for a fun evening and sample all the great recipes our talented cooks provide. Then vote for your favorites in the People’s Choice category. All proceeds go to St. Vincent’s Center for Disabled Children in Haiti. More info!
October 25, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Hallowed History Lantern Tour
History comes alive on this lantern-led tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery. Character actors share tantalizing true stories of some of our notable and not-so-notable residents. Reseveations recommended More info!