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Kids' Program: Bookworm Adventure Workshops
Monday-Friday, July 25-29

Lecture: Eric Lehman's Homegrown Terror
Discussion of the new book about Benedict Arnold with the author Eric Lehman.
Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 p.m. Free for members; $5 suggested donation for general public.

Kids' Program: Colonial Child's Camp
Monday-Friday, August 1-5

Kids' Program: Bookworm Adventure
Monday-Friday, August 15-18

Lecture: Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Eleanor Roosevelt
West Hartford Town Historian Tracey Wilson presents on the longstanding friendship between G. Fox Department Store owner Beatrice Fox Auerbach and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Tuesday, August 16, 7:00 p.m. Wine reception. Takes place at Connecticut Historical Society. $5 for NWH&WHHS and CHS members; $10 for general public.

Fire & Hops: Pop-up Dinner with Iron & Grain Co.
An evening of food and brews presented by West Hartford's newest mobile bar and grill, Iron & Grain Co. Four courses each paired with beer from Black Hog Brewing Co.
Thursday, August 25, 6:30 p.m.

Real Ale Harvest Festival
Our 2nd Annual 'Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival' returns bigger and better than ever! Over 12 breweries will compete to make the best cask of real ale using ingredients from Noah Webster's garden. This year, live music and food trucks as well. Presented by Harvest Country Store.
Saturday, October 1, 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Lecture: Jewish Hartford
Tuesday, November 29, 7 p.m.

Kids' Program: Curious George Day
Saturday, September 17,
1-4 p.m.

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

Special thanks to the Greater Hartford Arts Council and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for their ongoing support.

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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.