Webster’s War of the Words

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 7:00 pm EDT

On Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. EDT, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society brings you a virtual, word-based game show hosted by Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s Editor at Large, Peter SokolowskiThe museum’s signature fundraiser, Webster’s War of the Wordsfeatures two teams of celebrity contestants engaged in an entertaining battle of words and wit. You will have chances to play along for prizes and the opportunity to bid on fabulous auction items.Join us for this virtual event to benefit the not-for-profit museum. You won’t want to miss these ‘logophiles’ (i.e. word-lovers) in action! Contestants (and guests) will join in the fun from across the country and all over the world!

The Webster’s War of the Words fundraiser also features an online auction with fabulous items.

Whether you attend the event, purchase an item in the auction, or make a donation, your contribution will help the museum preserve the 300-year-old National Historic Landmark birthplace of founding father Noah Webster, care for collections related to Noah Webster and West Hartford history, interpret and champion Webster’s legacy of language and literacy, and host engaging events that educate and enrich the lives of many.

For more information, please email us at events@noahwebsterhouse.org

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, or donating auction items, please email Nat at aratajn@noahwebsterhouse.org.