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MAY 2021

Heritage Walk

Spring is here and there should be nothing stopping you from seeing Historic Wethersfield's beautiful historic district, having wonderful food, and shopping at friendly local business all in one great community. More info!

May 1st - May 31st

The 1st Annual Bicycle on Main

Come see decorated bicycles in front of colonial homes, museums, the local shops, restaurants, and businesses all along one walkable/bike-able street. For More info and coinciding events!

May (weekends only)

Pop-Up Craft & Vintage Trikes

Join Heart of the Country and The Nutmeg Home and shop the visiting vendors. Ride vintage trikes for those under age 7 and take advantage of photo opportunity, weather permitting. At 165 and 169 Main Street.

May (weekends only), 11:00am-5:00pm

Vintage Bikes at Circa

Every Saturday and Sunday through May see Vintage bicycles on display and enjoy free popcorn at Circa Antiques and Collectables More info!

May 1, 9:00am - 11:00am

Summer Youth Program Open House

At Wethersfield Academy for the Arts. Meet instructors, learn about summer creative art projects, and pre-register for classes. More details!

May 1, 11:00am

Bicycles on Main Open Ceremony

Join elected officials, Explore Wethersfield/OWSA, Bike/Walk Wethersfield, the Heritage Commission, Wethersfield High School Bike Club, Wethersfield Historical Society, and of course the Red Onion, for a few words and a ribbon cutting outside at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street.

May 1, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Historic Properties to Open for the Season

The Wethersfield Historical Society is opening the Hurlbut-Dunham House and Cove Warehouse for the season. They have been working diligently and following state guidelines in making changes through-out the Museum to ensure that visitors feel safe when they visit. More info!

May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11:00am-2:00pm

Art Show

In correspondence with Bicycles on Main, enjoy an art show each Saturday at 137 Main Street and meet the artists at "the brown barn." Sponsor Village Chiropractic.

May 2nd

Private Critiques with kathryn Engberg

Schedule a 30 minute individual critique session for 1 – 6 pieces of artwork in progress. More info!

May 8, 15, & 29, 10:00am - 4:00pm

National Bike Month Bike Tent

Bicycle safety checks, bike helmet fitting help, ride/route information and more will be available on the Keeney Center lawn, 200 Main Street. More info!

May 8, 15, & 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm

WHS Bike Club Demonstrations

Join the Wethersfield High School Bicycle Club at the Keeney Center, 200 Main Street for basic repair tips and flat tire change demonstrations. Have any questions, ask away. More info!

May 8, 15, & 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Bike Karma Bicycling Stories Podcast

The host of "The Bike Karma Bicycling Stories Podcast" on the Keeney Center lawn, 200 Main Street, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Come and share your stories!

May 9, 12:30pm

Connecticut Wheelmen

The CT Wheelmen will ride their vintage bicycles around Old Wethersfield. Meet them at the Keeney Center, 200 Main Street, for questions and photo opportunity! 

May 11, 12:00pm

Lest We Forget: Infectious Diseases

A free virtual presentation. Evelyn Bollert explores the fearsome infectious diseases that afflicted families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. More info!

May 14 - 17, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Chromatic Still-Life

Students will learn the fundamentals of still life painting in oils with chromaticobjects. Emphasis given on composition, drawing accurately, concepts of modeling light on form and color theory. More info!

May 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Pop-Up Craft Fair

On May 15th and every second Saturday of the month through September, join the Wethersfield Historical Society on the Keeney Cultural Center lawn for a pop-up craft fair. Expect to see these vendors again at the Annual Craft Fair in October at Cove Park. More info!

May 17, 10:30am

Keane/UNICO 18th Annual Golf Tournament

At Wethersfield Country Club; food, shotgun start, dinner, prizes, auction conducted by Scot Haney, and much more! For more info and registration!

May 20, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wethersfield Farmers' Market Opening Day

The Market will run every Thursday till October 14 on the Solomon Welles lawn, 220 Hartford Ave. More info!

May 29, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Heritage Weekend 

On the lawn of the Keeney Cultural Memorial Center, 200 Main Street visit the Continental Light Dragoons, honor vetrians with The Col. John Chester Fife and Drum Corp, see Revolutionary War military demonstrations with drills, artillery and horse, along with 18th century craft demonstrations. More info!

May 29, 11:00am

Memorial Day Ceremony

A wreath laying at Monument on Northbrick Green at 10am, followed by a Memorial Day Ceremony at Village Cemetery at 11am at Village Cemetery. More info!

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

1st Annual Bicycles on Main

2020 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

2021 Town Guide and Calendar

Annual Heritage Weekend

Best 5 Places to See Historic Homes in New England

Bike or Walk Wethersfield

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation 2021 Virtual Programs & Walking Tours

Cove Warehouse and Hurlbut-Dunham House to Reopen

Heritage Walk

History is Happing Now: Call for Submissions

Latest YouTube Post "Winter in Wethersfield"

Memorial Day Ceremony

The Great Elm

The Keeney Center to Reopen in April

Triple Threat, Wethersfield Wins Big with Reader's Choice

Wethersfield to expand their Heritage Walk with Connecticut Humanities Grant

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Where to Eat, Help Support Wethersfield Restaurants

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

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