Public Programs & Event Calendar

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Awesome April Break Workshops for kids ages 7-12
Monday-Friday, April 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m.

WEST HARTFORD’S HIDDEN HISTORY SERIES with the Presidents' College of the University of Hartford
Tuesday, April 21, 2-3:30: West Hartford’s History
Tuesday, April 28, 2-3:30: Bungalows, Four-squares and Triple-deckers: West Hartford’s 20th Century Residential  Architecture
Tuesday, May 5, 2-3:30: The Scandalous Luna Park. 
Tuesday, May 12, 2-3:30: West Hartford’s Goodwin Pottery.
Tuesday, May 19, 2-4:30: Bus Tour of West Hartford’s Hidden History

Webster’s War of the Words
Friday, April 24, 6 p.m.
Our biggest FUNdraiser of the year!

West Hartford History Series: Matt Warshauer: The Civil War in West Hartford
Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m.

Poetry Read-in
Friday, May 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Annual Meeting, Exhibit Opening, and West Hartford History Series
Wednesday, May 27
5 p.m.: Museum Annual Meeting
5:30: Reception and refreshments
6 p.m.: West Hartford History Series: Susan Regan on the art of her mother, Sylvia Davis

West Hartford History Series: Dr. Jennifer Cote presents Women of West Hartford
Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m.

Colonial Kid's Adventure Camp
Monday-Friday, July 6-10, July 20-24, & August 3-7,
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Boys and girls age 8-12 explore life in the 1700s by spending a week as a colonial child!

West Hartford History Series: Mary Donohue presents Bungalows, Four-squares and Triple-deckers: West Hartford’s 20th Century Residential Architecture
Tuesday, July 27, 7 p.m.

West Hartford History Series: Ryan Hanrahan: The Flood of 1955
Wednesday, August 19, 7 p.m.

West Hartford Hauntings
October  23, 24, 25, 29,& 30. Tours every 15 minutes from 6-8:45 p.m.

Gingerbread Weekend
Friday & Saturday, December 11 & 12
Friday: 6 p.m. parents and teens (drop off your teen(s) or stick around in the parents-only zone)
Friday: 8 p.m. BYOB
Saturday (10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.) Family Friendly

Some programs are subject to change. Please call ahead or make a reservation as required.



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!

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.