Calendar of Events


On view through November 25, 2018

By the Virtue of its Citizens: Educating a New Nation at Sarah Pierce’s Academy
This exhibit explores the impact of the Litchfield Female Academy on the town of Litchfield and the students who attended, as well as the influence of the graduates on social and educational reform.

To Weep with Those Who Weep: Mourning Practices in Litchfield
This exhibit showcases the history of mourning in the 19th century, following the death of George Washington, and documents the tangible and intangible manifestations of loss in Litchfield and the surrounding area.


Upcoming Events

Tue Jun 26
  • Sarah Pierce's Birthday Party and Summer Kick-Off Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are celebrating the start of summer vacation with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. The week kicks off with a birthday celebration for Litchfield Female Academy founder, Sarah Pierce, who was born 251 years ago! Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun!

Wed Jun 27
  • Sarah Pierce's Birthday Party and Summer Kick-Off Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are celebrating the start of summer vacation with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. The week kicks off with a birthday celebration for Litchfield Female Academy founder, Sarah Pierce, who was born 251 years ago! Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun!

Thu Jun 28
  • Sarah Pierce's Birthday Party and Summer Kick-Off Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are celebrating the start of summer vacation with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. The week kicks off with a birthday celebration for Litchfield Female Academy founder, Sarah Pierce, who was born 251 years ago! Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun!

Fri Jun 29
  • Sarah Pierce's Birthday Party and Summer Kick-Off Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are celebrating the start of summer vacation with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. The week kicks off with a birthday celebration for Litchfield Female Academy founder, Sarah Pierce, who was born 251 years ago! Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun!

Sat Jun 30
  • Walking Tour: The Revolutionary War

    Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Litchfield was a hotbed of activity during the Revolutionary War. Prisoners of war were jailed in this safe town, a military presence guarded stores and provisions, and families were divided by those seeking their independence from the British crown.  

    Walking tours each last about 1 hour. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. 

Wed Jul 4
  • July 4th Pet Parade and Turn-of-the-Century Fest

    Time: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Age(s): All Ages and Pets
    Fee: Free
    Registration Preferred: Email

    Calling all pets! The Annual July 4th Pet Parade and Turn-of-the-Century Fest is back again! All community members and their pets are invited to take part in the Pet Parade around the Green. Prizes awarded to all pets. After the parade, enjoy old-fashioned games, including sack races, tug-of-war contests, seed spitting, and an ice cream social.

    All pets must be either on a leash or in a cage. Parade registration begins at 2:15-after the cannon fires on the Green for the 13 original colonies. Pets must be up-to-date on vaccines.

Sat Jul 14
Tue Jul 17
  • July Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    Join us during the peak of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Wed Jul 18
  • July Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    Join us during the peak of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Thu Jul 19
  • July Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    Join us during the peak of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Fri Jul 20
  • July Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    Join us during the peak of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Switch to Grid Calendar