Event Calendar

Thu Dec 2
  • Lecture: The Quilter's Night Before Christmas with Sue Reich

     

    Time: 7:00 pm

    Location: Online via Zoom

    Registration Requested: Email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

    The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to host a series of lectures to accompany its quilt-themed exhibit, Stitching Stories. Join us for a special holiday talk with expert quilt historian and quilter Sue Reich on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 7:00 on Zoom.

    Sue Reich, a nationally recognized quilt historian, lecturer, and author will be sharing a special holiday themed quilt talk. Quilts and Christmas are the perfect blend. Inaddition to looking at the history of red and green quilts, Reich will be sharing her latest book - The Quilter's Night Before Christmas: A Treasury of Tradition. Learn how her book, which commemorates the200th anniversary of the writing in 1822 and publication in 1823 of this most notable holiday poem, came to be and explore another way in which quilts tell stories.   

    The lecture will be presented over Zoom and spots are limited.

    CLICK HERE to join via Zoom

Thu Dec 9
  • More than Just History: Holiday Edition

     

    Time: 8:00 pm 


    Location: Zoom 


    Cost: $15 per team 


    Registration: Required

    Register Online or Email


    Back by popular demand, this time with a Holiday twist!  You don’t need to be a history expert or holiday enthusiast to win this quiz-style game night! On Thursday, December 9th at 8:00pm, gather around the computer for a virtual game night with the Litchfield Historical Society.  With holiday-themed categories and bonus intermission challenges, this trivia night will challenge and delight!  


    How to Play: Pick a team captain and register your team (up to 4 players). Teams can register online HERE or by emailing registration@litchfieldhistoricalsoceity.org.  We will send out the link to the game and directions for how to play to the team captain to share with the team. 

Tue Dec 14
  • Holiday Lantern Tour

     

    Time: 5:30 p.m.

    Location: The Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)

    Fee: Members $15; Non-Members $20

    Registration Required: Online

    Bundle up on Friday, December 14th at 5:30 pm at the Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street) for a special Holiday-themed “lantern” tour of Litchfield’s Historic District! The tour starts at the Tapping Reeve Meadow where we will enjoy historically inspired cocktails and treats before grabbing lanterns and heading out to learn about past celebrations and winter pursuits in Litchfield.

    Walking Tours are sponsored by Berkshire Alarm

Fri Dec 17
  • Holiday Lantern Tour

     

    Time: 5:30 p.m.

    Location: The Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street)

    Fee: Members $15; Non-Members $20

    Registration Required: Online

    Bundle up on Friday, December 17th at 5:30 pm at the Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street) for a special Holiday-themed “lantern” tour of Litchfield’s Historic District! The tour starts at the Tapping Reeve Meadow where we will enjoy historically inspired cocktails and treats before grabbing lanterns and heading out to learn about past celebrations and winter pursuits in Litchfield.

    Walking Tours are sponsored by Berkshire Alarm

Fri Dec 24
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!

Mon Dec 27
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!

Tue Dec 28
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!

Wed Dec 29
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!

Thu Dec 30
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!

Fri Dec 31
  • Staff Offices Closed

     

    Staff Offices will be closed for the holidays starting December 24th, 2021. We will be back in the office on January 3rd, 2021. Happy New Year!