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December 2019

Christmas with The Websters

December 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - December 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$9 – $15

FOUR NIGHTS ONLY! Join us for a special holiday tour of the Noah Webster House. The traditions of early 19th century Connecticut Christmas come to life through song, dance, and stories. Mrs. Rebecca Webster guides you through the historic home by lantern light where you will meet Noah, their many children, and some guests. When Webster was a child in the 1760s, Christmas was observed as a religious holiday, with very little fanfare. However, by the time Webster had his…

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February 2020

Conversation: The 1619 Project

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Watkinson School, 180 Bloomfield Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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In August 2019, The New York Times Magazine released a special issue called The 1619 Project. Published on the 400th anniversary of the first arrival of Africans on American soil, The 1619 Project is a historical analysis of how slavery shaped American political, social, and economic institutions. Spearheaded by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, The 1619 Project challenges Americans to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date and…

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Hearth Cooking Classes

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to be a colonial cook? Join us to slow down the pace, start from scratch, and experience historic cooking in a series of Hearth Cooking Classes led by Becky Hendricks, historic food researcher with over 20 years experience as a living historian. From deboning a Cornish game hen to making pie crust, you will learn using historically accurate tools and techniques. Choose one class or take them all! April 4: Pies, Tarts & Puddings…

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March 2020

Exhibit Opening: The Inspirational Woman-2020

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Free

The public is invited to the opening reception for “The Inspirational Woman- 2020” featuring original works by artist Rebecca Rose which celebrate the lives of inspiring women throughout Connecticut. Rebecca Rose Fine Portraits LLC, an awarding winning portrait photography studio specializing in heirloom artwork. Celebrating women is a subject dear to the mission of Rebecca Rose Fine Portraits. Rebecca’s mission is to showcase the beauty, uniqueness, and importance of each woman who comes into her studio. These women have great…

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Tavern Night: A Taste of Ireland

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - March 14 @ 8:30 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$45

On March 13 and 14, 2020, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society will host A Taste of Ireland in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, featuring Irish fare, craft beer, and live music.

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POSTPONED: Pathways to Leadership: The Legacy of Suffrage and the League of Women Voters in CT

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
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Free

POSTPONED, due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Join us for a special lecture commemorating the centennial anniversary of woman’s suffrage. West Hartford Town Historian Dr. Tracey Wilson will speak about the history of the Connecticut woman’s suffrage movement and the League of Women Voters through the lives of Hartford-area women and the elected officials whose minds they had to change. While Connecticut did not ratify the 19th Amendment before it became part of the Constitution, the suffrage movement developed leaders who worked…

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July 2020

Food Truck Night

July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$5

Welcome back! Enjoy a little family-friendly al fresco dining on Thursday, July 16 from 5-8 p.m. at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society! Iron & Grain Co. and Fuego Picante are making dinner for you! Iron & Grain Co. operates out of a repurposed 1959 Chevy Viking and cooks up favorites like Black & Blue Burgers and Street Corn on their wood-fired grill. They also will be serving up draft beer and their signature cocktails (valid I.D.…

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August 2020

Community Conversation: Policing

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual
Free

WEST HARTFORD COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Taking a deeper look at race and equity in our community In May 2020, the country was shaken by the senseless and unjustified death of George Floyd. As tragic as Floyd’s death was, it was far from being an isolated incident. Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery . . . these are just a few names out of a multitude of people who over the past 400 years have lost their lives…

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Exhibit Opening: People, the Heart of CT-2020

August 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Free

"People, the Heart of CT-2020" Exhibit Opening Monday, August 10, 2020 5:30-7:30 p.m. Award-winning portrait photographer, Rebecca Rose, presents an exhibit in celebration of National Connecticut Day, which celebrates families, stories, and communities. There is nothing more significant to celebrate than our families, our stories, and our communities. This is the definition of community: despite our differences, we build something beautiful. This beautiful exhibit will feature extraordinary people and families. Besides the portrait exhibit at the museum, there will also…

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Food Truck Night

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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FOOD TRUCKS FOR AUGUST 13: Iron & Grain Co. Disco Forno Dessert - Ice cream treats to benefit the Noah Webster House! Our second Food Truck Night will be held outside of the museum in our parking lot and new patio on Thursday, August 13 from 5-8 p.m. Food and beverages (valid ID required for alcoholic drinks) will be available for purchase from Iron & Grain and Disco Forno; for dessert, the museum will be selling ice cream treats to raise…

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