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Sat Jan 25
  • Legislators' Breakfast with the LWVofLC

    Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Fee: FREE
    Registration Required: Email LWVofLC@gmail.com

    The Litchfield Historical Society is pleased to host the League of Women Voters of Litchfield County’s annual Legislators’ Breakfast event. This annual event is an opportunity to get to know our local legislators and to thank them for their service to the people of Connecticut. An informal Q&A session will be included. Guests Welcome. Registration is required. For questions and to RSVP, email LWVofLC@gmail.com.    

Thu Jan 30
  • Letters of Litchfield: A Historic Reading

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    This event is FREE!

    The Litchfield Community Center and the Litchfield Historical Society are delighted to invite you to a very special performance by the Theater Company of the United States. Letters of Litchfield: A Historic Reading will bring to life Litchfield’s history as talented performers read aloud real letters, diaries, newspaper blurbs, and other written words selected from the Litchfield Historical Society’s archives. From the humorous to the poignant, discover the history of Litchfield in a fun and captivating way. The event will be held Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 at the Litchfield Community Center. The performance will be followed by a reception.  To RSVP, call 860-567-8302 or visit https://thecommunitycenter.org/event.php?id=11559

    The snow date for this event is February 6th.

Wed Feb 5
  • Homeschool History: Cursive Writing Course

    Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Fee: $5 per student
    Registration Required

    Learn to read and write cursive with theLitchfield Historical Society. Using documents from the collection, combinedwith fun games and crafts, students will practice reading and writing incursive while exploring local history and creating art.

    For 4th - 8th Grades (grade levels flexible)

    For questions or to register: Call (860)567-4501, or email education@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. To register, pleaseprovide student’s name, age, and a parent contact number.

  • Cursive Club

    Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Fee: FREE
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Learn to read and write cursive with the Litchfield Historical Society. Using documents from the collection, combined with fun games and crafts, students will practice reading and writing in cursive while exploring local history and creating art.

    Ages: 4th-6th Grades

    For questions or to register: call (860) 567-4501, visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Thu Feb 6
  • Victorian Valentine Workshop

    Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Age(s): Families of all ages
    Fee: $5 members/$10 for non-members /$20 for families    
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Get ready for Valentine’s Day atthe Litchfield Historical Society’s annual Victorian Valentine Workshop!  Adults and children alike can practicetraditional paper craft techniques while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. Drawinspiration for the Society’s collection of Victorian and early 20thcentury valentines while making cards for your family and friends. 

Tue Feb 11
  • Lantern Tour of Litchfield History

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Fee: $15 members; $20 non-members
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Bundle up for another special “lantern” tour. We will explore Litchfield’s history with a nighttime stroll of the town’s historic district and warm up at the museum afterward with a historically-inspired cocktail and cookies. Cocktails for guests 21 and over

    Wear comfortable walking shoes and  outdoor clothing.

Fri Feb 21
  • The Great Litchfield Challenge: Quiz Edition

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Registration Required: Email or Online

    $50 per team (up to six people max)

    Join us on Friday, February 21st at 6 p.m. for The Great Litchfield Challenge: Quiz Edition. 

    Put your brain to the test! You don’t need to be a history expert or a Litchfield native to win this classic quiz-style game night. Inspired by all things Litchfield, categories will range from art to sports to pop culture. Sign up as a team (6 people max) and enjoy history-inspired cocktails and snacks as you compete for the top prize!

    How Trivia Night Works:

    There will be five rounds of questions. Each round will have a theme and all the questions in that round will relate to that topic. At the end of the round, each team will submit their answers and the scores will be tallied. Between rounds, bonus challenges will be held. The team with the highest score at the end of the night will be the winners.