Public Programs & Event Calendar
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The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society offers public programs and events year-round for both children and adults. From exhibit openings to Tavern Nights and kids programs, there is something for everyone. Check back often for updates as some programs may change. Reservations are required for some events. Please call 860.521.5362 x21 for information or reservations unless otherwise noted.
Save the dates for these upcoming 2014 events...
Enjoy a night out in an early American tavern atmosphere! A delicious home-cooked meal, live music, beverages, and exciting tavern games await you at the Noah Webster House's Tavern Nights. Each evening features a different menu and entertainment and offers a variety of drinks and tavern games for your amusement. Don't miss one of the museum's most popular events!
Tickets: $32 per person per night, $27 for museum members
Includes: Dinner, one complimentary drink, and entertainment. Vegetarian entrée available by reservation only. Reservations are required.
Friday, February 21
Sittings at 6 & 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 15
Sittings at 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 4
Sittings at 6 & 8 p.m.
Meet the Author: Dr. Stacey Close
Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m.
Join us for a presentation and book signing featuring Dr. Stacey Close, one of the authors of African American Connecticut Explored. The book is a collaboration between Connecticut Explored magazine and several authors and historians. Dr. Close is a history professor at ECSU and will discuss the 20th century portion of the book's focus. Books will be available for purchase through the museum shop.
Conversations: A Community Forum
Thursday, March 20, 7 p.m.
The second Conversations will take place at the museum. The topic, Connecticut Women at Work, ties into the Connecticut Humanities year-long theme CT at Work. Join a panel of local movers and shakers as they discuss the past 150 years in the women's movement and what women of the 21st century are doing to bring about change in the workplace. Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for museum members. Click here for reservations. Tickets will be $5 at the door for everyone.
Meet the Author: Alex Bugaeff
Sunday, March 23, 2 p.m.
Alex Bugaeff recently published Pilgrims to Patriots: A Grandfather Tells the Story. Bugaeff will tell the stoey of Molly Pitcher and kids can try an interactive experiment. Click here for details.
Meet the Authors: Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association
Saturday, April 12
Save the Date! More details to come. Click here for more information.
Webster's War of the Words
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. at West Hartford's Town Hall
The museum's biggest and most amusing fundraiser of the year! Click here for details and to get your tickets today.
Some programs are subject to change. Please call ahead or make a reservation as required.