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Mon Oct 10
Sat Oct 15
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

  • Scarecrows in the Meadow Opening Celebration

     

    Celebrate the opening of the 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadow from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street).

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Sun Oct 16
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Mon Oct 17
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Tue Oct 18
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Wed Oct 19
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

  • 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' performed by Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk

     

    When: Wednesday, October 19th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

    Where: The Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)

    Cost: Free for Members | $10 non-Members | $25 per group

    Registration Requested: Online

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow will come to life in Litchfield with Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk.  

    We all know of Washington Irving’s class tale of the Headless Horseman and Ichabod Crane, but you don’t know the whole story until you have experience Jonathan Kruk’s retelling.

    Surrounded by Scarecrows, the event will take place outside in the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Participants are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for seating and to dress warmly. The event is free from members, $10 per person, or $25 per group. Pre-registration is recommended.  

Thu Oct 20
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Fri Oct 21
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

  • Stories to Keep You Up at Night - Lantern Tour

     

    Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21st

    Location: The Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)

    Fee: $15 for members | $20 for non-members

    Registration Required: Online

    Join us for a spooky night of Litchfield's most frightening and gruesome true stories!
     
    The tour starts at the Tapping Reeve Meadow where we will enjoy historically inspired cocktails and treats before grabbing lanterns and heading into the darkness to learn about the violent and scandalous side of Litchfield’s history.  Walking tours will last approximately 1 hour and cover 1 mile. Participants are encouraged to dress warmly.
     
    Space is limited! Registration is required. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held. 

Sat Oct 22
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Sun Oct 23
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Mon Oct 24
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

  • Library Closed to Research

     

    The Helga J. Ingraham Library is closed to researchers on Monday, October 24th through 28th. Please contact archivist@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org to schedule an alternate appointment date.

Tue Oct 25
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

  • Stories to Keep You Up at Night - Lantern Tour

     

    Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25th

    Location: The Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)

    Fee: $15 for members | $20 for non-members

    Registration Required: Online

    Join us for a spooky night of Litchfield's most frightening and gruesome true stories!
     
    The tour starts at the Tapping Reeve Meadow where we will enjoy historically inspired cocktails and treats before grabbing lanterns and heading into the darkness to learn about the violent and scandalous side of Litchfield’s history.  Walking tours will last approximately 1 hour and cover 1 mile. Participants are encouraged to dress warmly.
     
    Space is limited! Registration is required. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held. 

Wed Oct 26
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Thu Oct 27
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Fri Oct 28
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Sat Oct 29
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Sun Oct 30
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.

Mon Oct 31
  • Scarecrows in the Meadow

     

    The Scarecrows are Coming! The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of its 3rd Annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season. 

    Everyone is invited to explore the assembly of more than fifty scarecrows, all created by local businesses, non-profits, and families, watch a scarecrow making contest, enjoy fall activities, and vote on their favorite scarecrows.

    This event is FREE. The scarecrows will be on display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow from October 15th – October 31st and open for visiting every day from dawn to dusk.