Each year there are all new stories and characters!
Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018 with Sunday, October 21 as rain date
Join us for Lantern Light Tours on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018. Tickets are sold prior to the event, with remaining tickets at the door. Tickets go on sale in mid September. Due to the limits on group size it is highly recommended to purchase tickets ahead of time at the Old Academy (150 Main Street) Tuesday thru Friday 10-4pm or online below. Tickets will also be sold at the door if available – first come, first serve, 6:15 to 8:00pm. Event is not recommended for children under age of thirteen.
The tour will start and end at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center (200 Main Street). Tours will be led by a lantern through the Main Street neighborhood stopping to “encounter” spirits from the past in their homes, houses of worship and grave sites.
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00
Rain Date is Sunday, October 21, 2018. If Rain Date is offered due to inclement weather, no refunds are issued.
Appropriate for ages 13 and up, tickets are $20 per person. Each tour lasts approximately an hour. The evening begins and ends at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center at 200 Main Street with refreshments. Rain date is Sunday, October 21. The Society will contact visitors who purchased tickets in advance by provided email or telephone number if rain date is necessary. Tickets are nonrefundable nor returnable, but are transferable to another individual for the same time and date.
This community program is supported by the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, ShopRite of Manchester & East Hartford and Members of Wethersfield Historical Society.
(after you select a date, scroll down to see all available tour times)
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Arrive 10 minutes before your tour to check in with the docent at first floor desk in the Keeney Center, late arrivals may miss the tour. We cannot place you on another tour nor refund tickets for missed tours.
This is a historical walk through the Ancient and Village Burying Ground, please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes.
There are no refunds or returns on tickets. If cannot attend for any reason you may transfer your tickets to another individual.
Rain date is Sunday, October 22nd for inclement weather.
Buy your tickets early online or at the Old Academy. Tickets are the door are first come, first serve at the door the night of the event starting at 6:15pm.
Lantern Light Tours change every year, once you think you have seen it all, there are new characters waiting to tell their story.
Photos from Lantern Light Tours:
Lantern Light Tours 2012
Lantern Light Tours 2011
Lantern Light Tours 2010