Tavern Nights 2015
If there is inclement weather on the day of a Tavern Night, please check this site or call us at 860-521-5362. Everyone who is registered will also receive an email if the event is postponed to the snow date.
Tavern Nights are back– but like you've never seen before! This year, we've got
cultural cuisine, a restaurant chef, and a two night St. Patty's Day extravaganza! Save the dates and check back for more information.
Geoff Kaufman and Tom Hooker Hanford headline for A Taste of Ireland
Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14: A Taste of Ireland (snow date Sunday, March 15)
This March, don’t miss Tavern Night: A Taste of Ireland, which offers a hearty Guinness beef stew with a side of Irish music! The event takes place at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 South Main St, West Hartford on Friday and Saturday, March 13 & 14 with sittings at 6 & 8 p.m.
Guests will sit down to a delicious meal of Guinness Beef Stew, Irish soda bread, and apple cake. Beer and wine will be available.
The featured entertainment on Friday evening is Geoff Kaufman. For the past twenty-eight years, Geoff has entertained and touched audiences near and far, and led them to find truth, humor, and beauty in folk music. He is known for his rich tenor voice and exuberant love of singing- and enticing audiences to sing along!
On Saturday, Tom Hooker Hanford will regale the audience with Irish selections. Tom is a visual artist, musician, children's performer and teacher and plays both the violin and guitar.
Tickets are $35 per person for the general public and $30 for museum members. The price includes dinner, one complimentary drink, live music, and tavern games. Additional beverages will be available for purchase. The evening ends with a variety of traditional tavern games. Guests are welcome to try Skittles, Captain’s Mistress, Shove Ha’penny, and several other eighteenth century games.
A valid ID is required for alcoholic drinks. Vegetarian options must be requested at the time reservations are made. Reservations are available here.