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It's fall outside of the Silas Robbins House with orange and red leaves on the tree.


People enjoying ice cream outside of Main Street Creamery, it is fall pumpkins are out.


Fall Graves at First Church


Fall at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum





Fall foliage all around, tree swing and old barn on Wethersfield Green


October 1st - October 31st

28th Scarecrows Along Main!

Visit the scenic historic district to see something spectacular! Scarecrows will be popping up along side shops, restaurants, museums, colonial homes and more. More info!

October 5th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Witch in Old Connecticut

The Witch in Old Connecticut: Righting a Troublesome Legacy will touch upon Dr. Richard S. Ross III’s book Before Salem: Witch Hunting in the Connecticut River Valley 1647-1663. More info!

October 5th & 12th, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wethersfield Farmers' Market

The last two weeks of the season are upon us. Don't miss out on your last chance to visit the award winning market! Food, music, vendors, and more. More info!

October 7th, 10:00am

Remarkable Women

Meet the extraordinary women of Cedar Hill Cemetery who inspire with their stories of purpose and engage-ment, compassion and generosity, and strength and determination. More info!

October 7th, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Annual Old Wethersfield Arts & Crafts Fair

Come to Cove Park in the middle of scenic Old Wethersfield for over 90 juried artisans and vendors, music, food, and more. More info!

October 7th, 11:00am - 4:00pm

Annual Harvest Festival

Join Heirloom Market for their 7th Annual Harvest Festival. There will be dozens of local craft vendors, music, food, drink and more!

October 8th, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Tree Tour and History of Broad St. Green

Tour the wide collection of older and newer trees, plus learn some of the history that has taken place on the Town Green. More info!

October 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Potions, Divination, and Protection Practices Through the Ages

Learn how 'potions," divination, and protection practices have evolved through the ages and how they are still being used today. Reception: 6pm. More info!

October 13th & 14th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours

Tours (every fifteen minutes) progress through the historic Hurlbut-Dunham House, First Church, and the Ancient Burying Ground. More info!

October 13th, 14th, & 15th

Keane Foundation Cove Side Carnival

Rides for all ages, vendors, music, games, and family fun! Bring the entire family. Fri. 5-10pm, Sat. 12-10pm, Sun. 12-6pm. More info!

October 14th, 10:00am

Fall Foliage Tour

This autumn walk tour will highlight a colorful sample of trees including maples, cherries, beeches, pines, cedars and more. More info!

October 15th, 11:00am

Mikey's Place Annual 5k Run, Walk & Roll

To benefit Mikey’s Place, Dollars for Scholars, and the research of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. More info!

October 18th 10:00am

Angels Among Us

Learn about the angels and allegorical figures that grace the landscape of Cedar Hill Cemetery. More info!

October 19th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Panic in Connecticut

Travel back to the 17th century and hear what 5 women accused of witchcraft have to say. Actress Virginia Wolf brings them to life, fully costumed, fully incensed, fully frightened. More info!

October 21st, 10:00am - 11:30am

Ancient Burying Ground Tours

Learn what the gravestones have to say about colonial life in Wethersfield. Meet at the red barn in the First Church parking lot. $10.00, members free. More info!

October 21st, 10:00am

Hartford in the Gilded Age

Learn about Hartford’s Victorian heyday on this new walking tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery. More info!

October 21st & 28th, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm

Witches and Tombstones Tour

An up close and creepy examination of all things funereal. The tour begins at The Isaac Stevens House, then Ancient Burying Ground and ends at The Buttolph-Williams House. More info!

October 26th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Alchemy of Justice

The case of Wethersfield’s Katherine Harrison trans-formed CT from New England’s most aggressive killer of witches to a colony that ended witchcraft executions a generation before Salem. More info!

October 27th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hallowed History Lantern Tours

Cedar Hill Cemetery comes alive as character actors share tantalizing true stories from some of the notable and not-so-notable residents More info!

October 28th, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Portrait Painting in Water Color

In this two-day workshop, Katie will share her process for painting expressive, impressionistic portraits in watercolor through presentation, demonstration, and individual instruction. More info!

October 28th, 6:30pm - 10:30pm

2nd Annual Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball

Don't miss out on this popular costume optional ball. With music, dancing, food, potions, and the Sanderson Sisters. More info!


2023 Historic Wethersfield Photo Contest Winners Announced!

2023 Town Guide and Calendar

2nd Annual Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball

28th Annual Scarecrows Along Main!

41st Annual Old Wethersfield Arts and Crafts Fair

Adopt a Container or Garden Bed

Bike or Walk Wethersfield

Cedar Hill Foundation 2023 Program Schedule

Explore Wethersfield's Historic and Cultural District

Great News from the Society’s Capital Campaign

Heritage Walk

Latest YouTube Post, "2023 Histoirc Wethersfield Photo Contest"

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

The Great Elm

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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