40th Annual Old Wethersfield Arts & Crafts Fair – October 1, 2022

The Old Wethersfield Arts & Crafts Fair celebrates its 40th Anniversary when it returns to the scenic grounds of Cove Park on Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. With over 70 juried crafters, artisans, and artists participating, fair goers will find pottery, woodwork, prints, jewelry, textiles, and fabric art, painting, photography, and unique work in media that defies simple description. In celebration of this milestone, admission has been reduced to $5 per person. Current WHS members and children under 12 years of age accompanied by an adult are admitted free. All proceeds benefit the society’s educational programming.

For more detailed information about this milestone event and a link to purchase tickets online, visit this page on the society’s website.

13th Annual Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours – October 14 & 15

Join us Friday, October 14 or Saturday, October 15 for the 13th Annual Old Wethersfield Lantern Light Tours. Characters on this year’s tours are drawn from Wethersfield’s maritime past. They will recount the trials, tribulations, and rewards experienced by those who braved the dangers of the sea. Tours depart from the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center (200 Main Street) every fifteen minutes between 6:30pm and 8:00pm and then wend their way through the Hurlbut-Dunham House, First Church, and the Ancient Burying Ground.

For more detailed information and a link to purchase tickets online, please visit the dedicated Lantern Light Tours page on this website.

WHS presents The Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball, Saturday, October 29 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Word is getting out about The Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball. It is sure to be one of the social events of the season; quintessentially October and quintessentially Wethersfield. The Keeney Ballroom will be arrayed in seasonal finery designed to complement the eerie late-October atmosphere by Circa Antiques & Collectibles’ Melinda Robidoux. (Be sure to be on hand to experience the special spooky effects planned for the ballroom that will be revealed for the first time at this unique event). iHeart Media’s Renee Di NIno will emcee the ball and keep the fun rolling all evening long. The Ball’s soundtrack will be furnished by a professional DJ to keep you dancing all night. Ascot Catering will be providing a savory selection  of hors d’ouevres throughout the evening.

For tickets and a more detailed description of the festivities and a unique patron opportunity, please visit the dedicated Witch of Blackbird Pond Ball page.