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October 2020


Slipaway River Charters and Tours

Each tour leaving the Wethersfield Cove loops the cove before heading out onto the CT River every Friday and Saturday. Private Charters available as well. More info!


Wethersfield Farmers Market

Every Thursday from 3-6pm on the Solomon Welles House lawn come for the Wethersfield Farmers’ Market 12th season. Visit the many vendors generously spaced out for safety, music, food trucks, and more!

October 1st - November 15th

Witch of Blackbird Pond Tours

Tours are offered at 10am, noon, and 2pm. Wednesday - Saturday, and Sundays at 1 and 3 pm by advance registration. Contact Cynthia Riccio at 860-529-0612, ext. 12, or criccio@webb-deane-stevens.org. *Please note tours include walking on uneven ground and the use of stairs. Facemasks are required and tours are limited to groups of six. More info!

Oct. 1st - 4th & 7th - 11th, from 12-6pm

Art Exhibition

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts presents artwork from their 2020 art competition in an exhibition at Circa on Main, 225 Main Street. More info!

October 3rd, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

An Evening of Jazz

Outside at the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. Come see Pianist Andrew Wilcox, Vocalist Deanna Casey, and Bassist Zwelakhe-Duma F. Bell Le Pere. Bring chairs and a picnic. See flier for more! Help keep art alive! Suggested donation 25$ see website donation button (bottom of homepage).

October 3rd - November 1st

25th Annual Scarecrows along Main Street

Come to the historic district of Wethersfield and see something spectacular! Scarecrows will be popping up along side shops, restaurants, museums, colonial homes and more this fall season. More info!

Oct. 17th & 18th, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Witches and Tombstones Tours

Three places, one Bone-chilling but historically accurate tour. Start off at Webb-Deane-Stevens, then the ancient burying grounds, and end at the Buttolph-Williams House. *Please note - Witches and Tombstones Tours include walking on uneven ground and the use of stairs and are not appropriate for children under 12. Facemasks are required and tours are limited to groups of six. More info!


10th Annual Historic Wethersfield Photo Contest

25th Annual Scarecrows Along Main

Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Online Fall Registration

Beloved ‘Witch of Blackbird Pond’ Site Open for October

Historic Wethersfield's Latest YouTube Post, "Heritage Walk"

Historical Society Virtual Summer Program: Intro to Black History in Wethersfield

History is Happing Now: Call for Submissions

Joshua Campbell Torrance to Lead Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Old and New In Old Wethersfield at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

The Great Elm

WDS Receives COVID-19 Relief Grant from Connecticut Humanities

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

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

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