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Tue Aug 11
  • The Gardener is In!

    Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location:

    The Gardener is In!  

    Tuesdays, August 4th – 18th 

    9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

    Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)  

    Litchfield Historical Society’s Garden Educator, Olivia, will be in the garden to answer all your questions! Each week will focus on a garden theme – from pests to pruning. Drop in to ask a question, check out the garden, or just share your love of gardening!  

    To protect the safety of attendees, visitors are required to wear a mask at all time, to stay with their family groups, and to stay at least six feet from other groups. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held. 

  • Bocce and Beer

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    Location:

    Every other Tuesday – June 30th, July 14th, July 28th, and August 11th 

    6:30 at the Tapping Reeve Meadow 

    Suggested donation $5 

    Unwind after work with Bocce and Beer in the Tapping Reeve Meadow.  Bring your favorite brew, bites, and bocce balls and enjoy a fun, casual evening of bocce, while maintaining a safe distance from your friends. No referees, no courts  - just fun!  

    To protect the safety of attendees and to eliminate overcrowding, we are requiring attendees to pre-register. Visitors are required to wear a mask at all time and to stay at least six feet from players not in their family group.  All equipment used by visitors will be thoroughly cleaned before and after play. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held.  

    Click here to register to attend: https://app.etapestry.com/cart/LitchfieldHistoricalSociety/default/category.php?ref=2680.0.54588455 

Wed Aug 12
  • Bilingual Stories in the Meadow

    Time: 11:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location:

    Time: 10:00 a.m.

    Cost: Free 

    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South St) 

    Registration Required : Register Online Here

    Join us at 10:00 a.m. on July 29th, August5th, August 12th, and August 19th for BilingualStories in the Meadow. KidsPlay Children’s Museum is partnering with TheLitchfield Historical Society to provide a bilingual story time series atTapping Reeve Meadow. Spread out in the Meadow for Tales with Humphryand Cuentos con Carmen and hear favorite stories in both English and Spanish.

    TheTapping Reeve Meadow is located behind the Tapping Reeve House and LawSchool, at82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

    To protect the safety of attendees and to avoidovercrowding, attendees are asked to pre-register. Visitors over the age of 2are required to wear a mask, to stay with their family groups, and to stay atleast six feet from other groups. In the event of rain or inclementweather, a rain date will be offered    

  • Walking Tour: Homes and Histories - Architecture of Litchfield

    Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    **SOLD OUT**

    Time: 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12th 

    Location: The Litchfield History Museum (7 South Street)

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members

    Registration Required: Email or Online

    The history and stories of old Litchfield are preserved in the architecture of the town. Learn about the lives of past residents and how they are reflected in their architectural decisions. 

    Walking tours each last about 1 hour. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. Space is limited! Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times during the tour. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held.

Fri Aug 14
  • Herb Hour in the Tapping Reeve Garden

    Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Location:

    Herb Hour in the Tapping Reeve Garden 

    Saturday, August 14th 

    11:30 a.m. 

    Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)  

    Drop in at the Tapping Reeve Meadow for an hour of all things herb related! Bring questions, learn about the history of their uses, and go home with your own herbs to dry.  

    To protect the safety of attendees, visitors are required to wear a mask at all time, to stay with their family groups, and to stay at least six feet from other groups. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held. 

Tue Aug 18
  • The Gardener is In!

    Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location:

    The Gardener is In!  

    Tuesdays, August 4th – 18th 

    9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

    Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)  

    Litchfield Historical Society’s Garden Educator, Olivia, will be in the garden to answer all your questions! Each week will focus on a garden theme – from pests to pruning. Drop in to ask a question, check out the garden, or just share your love of gardening!  

    To protect the safety of attendees, visitors are required to wear a mask at all time, to stay with their family groups, and to stay at least six feet from other groups. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held. 

Wed Aug 19
  • Bilingual Stories in the Meadow

    Time: 11:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location:

    Time: 10:00 a.m.

    Cost: Free 

    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South St) 

    Registration Required : Register Online Here

    Join us at 10:00 a.m. on July 29th, August5th, August 12th, and August 19th for BilingualStories in the Meadow. KidsPlay Children’s Museum is partnering with TheLitchfield Historical Society to provide a bilingual story time series atTapping Reeve Meadow. Spread out in the Meadow for Tales with Humphryand Cuentos con Carmen and hear favorite stories in both English and Spanish.

    TheTapping Reeve Meadow is located behind the Tapping Reeve House and LawSchool, at82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

    To protect the safety of attendees and to avoidovercrowding, attendees are asked to pre-register. Visitors over the age of 2are required to wear a mask, to stay with their family groups, and to stay atleast six feet from other groups. In the event of rain or inclementweather, a rain date will be offered    

Sat Aug 22
  • Walking Tour: Slavery Here - The Life of William Grimes

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

    Time: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22nd 

    Location: The Litchfield History Museum (7 South Street)

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members

    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Explore Connecticut's complicated history with slavery through the life of William Grimes, a man who escaped from slavery in Georgia and found work in Litchfield.  

    Walking tours each last about 1 hour. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. Space is limited! Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times during the tour. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held.

Fri Aug 28
  • Walking Tour: Litchfield 1819 - The first 100 years of Litchfield History

    Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    ** SOLD OUT **

    Time: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28th 

    Location: The Litchfield History Museum (7 South Street)

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members

    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Learn more about what life was like 200 years ago in America's original co-ed college town. Hear more about the activities, social events, and even romances between students at the Litchfield Female Academy and the Litchfield Law School with this educator-led tour 

    Walking tours each last about 1 hour. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. Space is limited! Visitors are required to wear a mask at all times during the tour. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will not be held.