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Tue Jul 23
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Wed Jul 24
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Thu Jul 25
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Fri Jul 26
  • Garden Buddies: Historical Plant Ladies

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Time: 10:00 – 12:00
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)
    Fee: $5 for individual, $10 for families
    Registration: Registration Requested, Drop-ins welcome

    Gardening and botany opened the doors into scientific research for women. Join us at the Tapping Reeve Meadow to learn from some historic plant ladies who dedicated their lives to the study of plants in a series of related activities. From sketching plants to garden storytelling, you will not want to miss this series for young gardeners!

  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Fri Aug 2
  • Garden Buddies: Historical Plant Ladies

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Time: 10:00 – 12:00
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)
    Fee: $5 for individual, $10 for families
    Registration: Registration Requested, Drop-ins welcome

    Gardening and botany opened the doors into scientific research for women. Join us at the Tapping Reeve Meadow to learn from some historic plant ladies who dedicated their lives to the study of plants in a series of related activities. From sketching plants to garden storytelling, you will not want to miss this series for young gardeners!

Tue Aug 6
  • Community Conversation: Working in Litchfield

    Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Fee: FREE
    Registration Required: OnlineEmail or Call 860-567-4501

    Take part in the celebration of Litchfield’s 300th Anniversary by sharing your own stories at our next Community Conversations: Summer Vacation. How did you spend summer vacations growing up? Did you take swim lessons at Sandy beach or work at a camp in town? We will be talking about all things related to summer vacation. Come share your favorite stories and memories during a facilitated discussion.

    "Community Conversations" series is free and open to the public. In order to encourage meaningful conversation, space is limited to 40 people. Please pre-register to participate in the program. There will be facilitators to help guide participation. Additional Community Conversations will be held in throughout the year as we celebrate Litchfield at 300. Our town, our history, our anniversary.

Fri Aug 9
  • Garden Buddies: Historical Plant Ladies

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Time: 10:00 – 12:00
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)
    Fee: $5 for individual, $10 for families
    Registration: Registration Requested, Drop-ins welcome

    Gardening and botany opened the doors into scientific research for women. Join us at the Tapping Reeve Meadow to learn from some historic plant ladies who dedicated their lives to the study of plants in a series of related activities. From sketching plants to garden storytelling, you will not want to miss this series for young gardeners!

Sat Aug 10
  • Walking Tour: The Beecher's in Litchfield

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

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

    Take a stroll to sites related to the famous Beecher family, who lived in town from 1810 to 1826. Discover what growing up in Litchfield was like for the Beecher children. Learn what brought the family of Harriet, Catherine, and Henry to Litchfield.

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

Sun Aug 11
  • Meet the Arethusa Cows

    Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Sunday, August 11th 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Tapping Reeve Meadow
    $5 per person, $20 per family

    Registration Requested: Online,  Email, or call (860) 567-4501
    To celebrate Litchfield’s 300 year anniversary, Arethusa Farm and the Lichfield Historical Society invite you to the Tapping Reeve meadow to meet some of Arethusa’s award-winning cows. Learn about the history of Arethusa Farm and enjoy a sampling of their ice cream and Tapping Reeve cheese, plus fun and games for all! 

Tue Aug 13
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Wed Aug 14
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Thu Aug 15
  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Fri Aug 16
  • Garden Buddies: Historical Plant Ladies

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Time: 10:00 – 12:00
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)
    Fee: $5 for individual, $10 for families
    Registration: Registration Requested, Drop-ins welcome

    Gardening and botany opened the doors into scientific research for women. Join us at the Tapping Reeve Meadow to learn from some historic plant ladies who dedicated their lives to the study of plants in a series of related activities. From sketching plants to garden storytelling, you will not want to miss this series for young gardeners!

  • Litchfield Family Fun in the Meadow

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Make a candle, paint a flower, play croquet! This summer the Litchfield Historical Society is celebrating 300 years of Litchfield History with a series of free, family-oriented drop in programs. Discover all the fun to be had at the Tapping Reeve Meadow! This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services, Inc.

Sat Aug 17
  • (Cancelled) Camp Dutton: A Civil War Encampment Reenactment

    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. Stay tuned for any future events!

    This event is FREE
    In August of 1861, soldiers in the 19th CT Infantry Volunteers assembled at Litchfield’s Camp Dutton to begin their training for the Civil War. The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to welcome the 2nd CT Volunteers for a reenactment of a Civil War encampment like the one at Camp Dutton, complete with soldiers in Civil War uniform. Come meet the soldiers and civilians in Civil War uniforms and dress, watch demonstrations, ask questions, and experience history come to life!