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March 2020

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

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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September 2020

West Hartford House Tour: Seven Gables

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
48 Orchard Road, West Hartford, CT, 48 Orchard Road
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
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$20

Don't miss your chance to experience West Hartford's own house of "Seven Gables"! The amazing 8,700 sq. ft. home located at 48 Orchard Road will be open exclusively as a fundraiser for the Noah Webster House on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Seven Gables was designed by Ebbets & Frid and built by the Tychsen Brothers in 1931 on 6 acres of land with stunning views of the Hartford skyline. Rev. George G. Guinness and his wife Catherine Monk Spencer Guinness…

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Study Hall at Noah’s

September 29 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is offering a safe venue for students enrolled in remote learning to use. Three mornings a week, a “study hall” with adult supervision will provide a safe environment for distance learning. The Museum will provide the space, wifi, supervision, structure and break times for some fun. Students provide their own lap tops or device, headphones, assignments and snacks. Starting Tuesday September 29, 2020 the study group will run Monday, Tuesday, and…

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October 2020

NOAH’S BIRTHDAY BASH

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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YOU ARE INVITED TO NOAH’S BIRTHDAY BASH West Hartford Museum Hosts 262nd Birthday Party for Founding Father   On Saturday, October 17, 2020, the public is invited to a birthday party for founding father, Noah Webster, at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT. Don’t just drive by; stop in! This is your chance to tour Noah’s childhood home, eat, play games, learn about sheep and wool preparation, and have fun.…

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West Hartford Hauntings

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - November 1 @ 8:45 pm
$15.00

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE Due to Tropical Storm Zeta, performances on Thursday, October 29 have been rescheduled to Sunday, November 1. There is no change to the schedule for Friday, October 30. Tour times will remain the same. You do not need to do anything. Just show up at your original tour time on Sunday, November 1. Your original tickets will be honored. If you are unable to make the new date and do not need a refund, we thank…

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Community Conversation: Policing

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual
Free

WEST HARTFORD COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Taking a deeper look at race and equity in our community The community of West Hartford, like so many across the country, is trying to come to grips with its legacy of slavery and institutional racism. At the encouragement of Mayor Shari Cantor, a committee of community stake-holders formed to investigate ways the Town of West Hartford might provide an outlet for its residents to consider and discuss the history of slavery and racial bias in…

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