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
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!