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January 1, 1:00pm. 

GMCT Brisk Winter Walk

Follow the trail along the marsh and around the loop past the 18th century house site. Hike will continue across the culvert by the Pond, and out along the edge of the farm fields. See for more info and full schedule!

January 7, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Natural World in Watercolor

In this 6 week class, advance your skills in watercolor expression for the natural world. For beginner through experienced artists. More info!

January 10

Bargue/ Cast Drawing

Students will draw with the Charles Bargue discipline to train your eye to see. This is also a great refresher for experienced artists. Includes Bargue plates. More info!

January 11, 7:00pm

"The River, The Sound, and The Sea"

Here about Wethersfield’s role in the competition for the trade of Long Island Sound among Europeans and Native Americans; the West Indies trade and its basis in slavery; and the evolution of trade into the 19th Century. More info!

January 12

Oli Painting Still Life or Mastercopy

Learn to paint realistically with the oil paint medium. Everyone will work at their own pace, allowing both beginners and experienced painters to join. This class is appropriate for teens through adults. More info!

January 16, 1:00pm

GMCT Brisk Winter Walk

See habitat improvements made with the help of a WHIP grant and volunteer work. Stay for a longer walk, another two and a half hours, up Hartford Ave. and out along the Hartford dike that divides the Folly Brook Nature area from the South Meadows Industrial Park. See for more info and full schedule!

January 17, 4:00pm

GMCT Brisk Winter Walk

Walkers will stroll down Main Street to the Cove Park and out to the River’s edge. The Wolf Moon will rise above the trees on the eastern shore, giving a luster to the river below, as the sunset fades in the west. See for more info and full schedule!

January 18, 7:00pm

Maritime Rocky Hill

Wethersfield Historical Society present Rocky Hill Town Historian Robert C. Herron speaking on "Maritime Rocky Hill". More info!

January 22, 9:00am

GMCT Brisk Winter Walk

Meet at the Putnam Park parking lot, 100 Great Meadow Road, just north of the Putnam Bridge. We’ll peel away the centuries to imagine the river bank before the bridge. See for more info and full schedule!

January 22, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Topic is Gilding

Participants will learn the history, uses and meaning of gold, the different formats and grades of gold; the tools used to handle gold leaf, and finally its practical applicationMore info!

January 22, 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

Figure Drawing I

Students will gain confidence in figure drawing through learning the construct of the figure based on key elements of focus, stepping back and learning an observational manner, and more. For beginner through experienced artists. More info!


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

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