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OCTOBER 2022

June 2nd - October 13th, 3:00 - 6:00pm

Wethersfield Farmer' Market

The Wethersfield Farmers’ Market begins its 14th season on the Solomon Welles House lawn at 220 Hartford Ave. Look for old vendors and new as you enjoy live music and other special events. More info!

October 1st - October 31st

The 27th Scarecrows Along Main

On Main Street Old Wethersfield come see scarecrows along side shops, restaurants, museums, and colonial homes. More info!

October 2nd - October 31st

Sunday Art in October

Join Wethersfield Academy for the Arts each Sunday in October for art sessions and workshops. More info!

October 1st - November 13th

2022 Biennial Fine Art Exhibition

View the winners of the Wethersfield Academy for the Arts 2022 Biennial Fine Art Competition. Tuesdays - Sundays, 10:00am - 4:00pm at Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street. More info!

October 1, 10:00am

Notable Architects

Mary Falvey, shares the life and times of prominent Hartford architects on this walking tour of Cedar Hill. Reservations are recommended. More info!

October 1, 10:00am - 4:00pm

The 40th Annual OW Arts and Crafts Fair

With over 70 juried crafters, artisans, and artists participating, fair goers will find pottery, woodwork, prints, jewelry, textiles, and fabric art, painting, photography, and unique work in media that defies simple description. More info!

October 6, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Basic Techniques of Pinhole Photography

In this workshop learn the basic techniques of pinhole photography and B&W darkroom print-making techniques with Connecticut photographer Peter Brown. More info!

October 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Beyond the Basic Sand Shaded Fan

Join Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking Director Bob Van Dyke as he teaches woodworkers new techniques for creating sand shaded fans. More info!

October 14th - 16th, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Making Better Landscapes

Students will learn how to simplify their palette, create more dynamic compositions, increase the expressiveness of your brushwork and much more. More info!

October 14th & 15th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The 13th Annual Lantern Light Tours

Characters are drawn from Wethersfield’s maritime past. They will recount the trials, tribulations, and rewards experienced by those who braved the dangers of the sea. Departs every fifteen minutes. More info!

October 14th, 15th, & 16th

Annual Cove Side Carnival

Rides for all ages, vendors, music, games, and family fun! Bring the entire family. Ride all day for one low price! At Cove Park near DMV. More info!

October 16, 11:00am

Mikey's Place 23rd Annual 5k Run/Walk/Stroll

A fundraiser to benefit Mikey’s Place, Dollars for Scholars, and the research of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. At Mikey’s Place, Standish Park Old Wethersfield. More info!

October 19, 10:00am

The Plot Thickens

At Cedar Hill Cemetery hear stories that sound like film scripts leaving you to wonder who should star in the movie. Reservations are recommended. More info!

October 20, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Paper Star Workshop

In this workshop, you will be folding, cutting, and constructing a beautiful large paper star that can be displayed for celebrations and holidays. More info!

October 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm & October 22, 10:30am – 12:00pm

Ancient Burying Ground Tours 

Tours explore the rich and varied lives of the men and women who made Wethersfield their home and ultimately their final resting place. Admission: $5.00, members free. Meet at the red barn in the First Church parking lot. More info!

October 20th - 23rd, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Figure Drawing

Students will strengthen their drawing skills and anatomical knowledge through drawing the figure from life. Model fee included. More info!

October 21, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

BBQ n’ Beer at the Webb Barn

Come for an eventing of great BBQ food, beer, wine and more at the Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Old Wethersfield. More info!

October 22, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Witches and Tombstones Tour

Webb Deane Stevens Museum presents an up-close-and-creepy examination of all things funereal, Witches and Tombstones Tours begin in the museum’s Holcombe Education Center to the Wethersfield Ancient Burying Ground and the circa 1711 Buttolph-Williams House. More info!

October 28, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Character actors will share tantalizing true stories from some of Ceder Hill's notable and not-so-notable residents. Reservations are required. More info!

October 29, 6:30pm - 10:30pm

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball

Features local refreshments, music, dancing, cocktails, potions, and other spellbinding activities! Attendees are encouraged to come in period dress (17th century) or the era of your choice. Renee DiNino will emcee and keep the fun rolling all evening long. More info!

October 29, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Halloween Boo Bash

Halloween Boo Bash with live DJ, dancing, raffle prizes, costume contest, and more! Sponsored by Wethersfield Chamber & WCTV14 at the Pitkin Community Center. More info!

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

2022 Historic Wethersfield's Photo Contest Winners Announced!

2022 Town Guide and Calendar

40th Anniversary Arts and Crafts Fair

Annual Cove Side Carnival

Annual Scarecrows Along Main

Bike or Walk Wethersfield

Cedar Hill Foundation 2022 Program Schedule

Community Historian Shares Stories of Wethersfield DMV's Past as Prison, Burial Ground

Heritage Walk

Heritage Way Bike Route Designated a CT Greenway

Latest YouTube Post, " A Ride with Captain Morgan"

*Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, DECD Designate Wethersfield as the State’s Fourth “Cultural District”*

River, Land and Sea: Wethersfield’s Maritime History

The Great Elm

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball

Unlocking Connecticut presents, "Day Tripping in Old Wethersfield"

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

Wethersfield Wins Big with Hartford Courant Best of 2022

Where to Eat, Help Support Wethersfield Restaurants

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

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