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Noah Webster Backpack Bash
August 17, 2017

The Noah Webster House in West Hartford is thrilled to announce the inaugural "Backpack Bash" to collect backpack donations for West Hartford students in need. Together with Keating Agency Insurance, WHsquared, Maximum Beverage, and Eat IN Connecticut, the Backpack Bash will feature food tastings from area restaurants, including: Black Bamboo, David Alan Catering, Lindsay Culinary, Noble, Rockin' Chicken, and Seoul BBQ, as well as wine and beer samples from Maximum Beverage, a kids play area, live music by Band2, raffle prizes and more. The entrance fee is either a new backpack or a donation ($20 for adults, $10 for kids 8+, 7 and under free, $25/person at the door.) Backpacks will be donated and delivered to the Town That Cares at their annual backpack donation event on the August 22nd. Larger backpacks for middle and high school students are especially appreciated. Monetary donations will support the Town That Cares and the educational mission of the Noah Webster House.

Trivia Night

August 31
6:30 pm

You are bound to have a rip-roaring good time at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society's second trivia night! Learn

more at the Facebook event page.

3rd Annual Real Ale Harvest Fest

September 9, 2:00-5:00 & 6:00-9:00

It's back! Beer you can't find anywhere else, plus food trucks and live music. Join us for the 3rd Annual Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival brought to you by the museum, Harvest Country Store and Harvest Fine Wines & Spirits. New England breweries will create unique casks of Real Ale for the occasion with one minor stipulation: their brew must include an ingredient from Noah Webster's 18th century garden. The specialty casks are made just for the occasion and good for one day only! A panel of judges determine the Cask Champion and attendees will vote for the Taster's Choice Winner.

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West Hartford History Series

A monthly series of lectures and discussions about.. what else? West Hartford's exciting history!

West Hartford Hauntings

West Hartford Hauntings is a theatrical lantern-lit tour of West Hartford's historic North Cemetery.

Tavern Night

Tavern Night is one of the museum's most popular adult programs!

Kids' Events

Special events just for kids!

Conversations: A Community Forum

Twice a year, join us to discuss a timely topic.

Gingerbread Day

Kids and adults alike can create their own miniature masterpiece out of fresh-baked gingerbread, icing, and candy.