Author Series 2014


Meet the Authors

On Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you are invited to meet 19 Connecticut authors. Visitors can meet the authors; discuss, purchase, and have books signed; and enjoy presentations and readings by several writers.
The event is free to the public, though donations to the museum are appreciated. Regular admission applies for historic house tours.

Special Events and Talks:
10:30 a.m. Julie Wakely
11:15 a.m. Catherine Gibson
11:15 a.m. Pat Friedle
1 p.m. Diana Perkins
1 p.m. Jason Marchi

Lisa Acerbo (Children's, 6-10, Historical)
Pat Friedle (Young Adult, Historical)
Chris Gay (Adult Fiction, Mystery/Suspense, CT Based)
David Garnes (Adult Fiction, Historical; Non-Fiction, Memoir)
Catherine Gibson (Children's Picture Book)
Jo Gillespie (Adult Fiction, Historical)
Penny Goetjen (Adult Fiction, Mystery/Suspense)
Jan Grosskopf (Adult Fiction, Mystery/Suspense, CT Based)
Laura Hayden (Non-Fiction, Memoir)
June Hyjek (Non-Fiction, Inspirational/Motivational)
Kelley Jansson (Non-Fiction, Memoir, CT based – Newtown)
Dolores Lawler (Children's Picture Book)
Karin LeFranc (Children's Picture Book)
Jason Marchi (Children's, 6-10, Historical)
Diana Perkins (Adult Fiction, Historical, Mystery/Suspense, CT Based)
Dr. Gary Rhule (Non-Fiction, Inspirational)
Lisa Saunders (Adult Fiction, Historical, CT Based)
Adrian Stroud (Non-Fiction, Historical)
Julie Wakely (Children's Picture Book)

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!

Gingerbread Day

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

Conversations: A Community Forum

A discussion-based event dealing with timely topics and civil discourse.

Author Series

Meet a different author each month during our Author Series.