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SEPTEMBER 2021

Heritage Walk

Summer 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 businesses all in one great community. More info!

September 1st - September 30th

Wethersfield Remembers 9/11 Exhibit

The Wethersfield Historical Society and the Richard M. Keane Foundation are pleased to present, “Twenty Years Later: Remembering 9/11 and Its Impact on the Wethersfield Community.” More info!

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

Exhibit Reception at Keeney Center

Join former and current dignitaries and officials with a special reception for “Twenty Years Later: Remembering 9/11 and Its Impact on the Wethersfield Community” at the Keeney Center 200, Main Street. More info!

September 11, 10:00am

Arts & Letters

Meet Cedar Hill’s creative residents including the cemetery’s most distinguished artists, actors, and authors. Registration Required. More info!

September 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Family Picnic of Remembrance

Bring your own blanket, or ‘fancy’ tables and chairs, and a picnic supper. Come early and stay late! The picnic is held to remember those who died on Sept. 11, 2001. More info!

September 13, 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Bargue/Cast Drawing

In this 6 week cousre choose any 3 hour period from 3:00pm – 8:00pm. The curriculum starts with simple projects and moves progressively onto harder more complex work, each one incorporating more techniques to build upon previous lessons. More info!

September 13, 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Painting Still Life or Mastercopy

In this 6 week course learn to paint realistically with the oil paint medium. Everyone will work at their own pace, allowing both beginners and experienced painters to join. More info!

September 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Wethersfield Mayor's Charity Ball

Come to The Charles to enjoy fine wine and whiskey, with their Wine & Whiskey & Cigars Tasting Event, plus Jazz by special guest Jeff Lodd. More info!

September 16, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The Alpacas are Coming!

Join the Wethersfield Farmers’ Market on September 16th in welcoming the alpacas back from Round Hill Alpaca Farm. The Carroll sisters will be performing Irish fiddle music as well. More info!

Sept. 16, 1:00pm & Sept. 18, 10:00am

Ancient Burying Ground Tours

Join WHS Research Librarian Martha Smart for an informative and engaging 90-minute tour that includes stops at the graves of Wethersfield notables and many others. More info!

September 23, 6:30pm

Summer Living History Series

In the last part of this series storyteller, actor, historian and playwright, Tammy Denease brings to life Elizabeth “Mum Bett” Freeman who successfully sued and won her freedom. A 6pm reception precedes the performance. More info!

September 24, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Nexus of History and Art

Miss Maybell & the Jazz Age performs music from Ragtime to Jazz, presented as a collaborative effort between Wethersfield Academy for the Arts and Wethersfield Historical Society. At Keeney Ballroom, 200 Main Street. Suggested donation $20. BYOB, social distancing, and limited seating. More info!

September 25, 10:00am

Lest We Forget

Evelyn Bollert explores the fearsome infectious diseases that afflicted Cedar Hill families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries on this walking tour of the cemetery. Reservations are required. More info!

September 25, 10:00am

Hartford Avenue Walking Tour

This 90-minute tour featurs homes from a variety of eras and discover how architecture has evolved over the past 300 years. More info!

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

20 Years Later: Wethersfield Remembers 9/11

39th Annual Old Wethersfield Arts and Crafts Fair

2021 Town Guide and Calendar

Annual Scarecrows Along Main

Best 5 Places to See Historic Homes in New England

Bike or Walk Wethersfield

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation 2021 Virtual Programs & Walking Tours

Fall Registration Open at the Connecticut Academy of Irish Music

Heritage Walk

Heritage Way Bike Route Designated a CT Greenway

History is Happing Now: Call for Submissions

 Latest YouTube Post, "Wethersfield Farmers' Market"

The Great Elm

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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