Simsbury Historical Society

Simsbury Historical Society The SHS offers tours of our historical buildings, special events, and a variety of cultural programming on the museum grounds. The Simsbury Historical Society occupies a beautiful and convenient two-acre site located in the center of Simsbury.
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Tour any of the buildings, attend a special event in our newly established concert series or visit the archives year-round. Enjoy the grounds and gardens in full color, spring through fall. Established in 1911, the Simsbury Historical Society continues its stewardship of Simsbury’s past, present and future.

Tour any of the buildings, attend a special event in our newly established concert series or visit the archives year-round. Enjoy the grounds and gardens in full color, spring through fall. Established in 1911, the Simsbury Historical Society continues its stewardship of Simsbury’s past, present and future.

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Coming soon to the Simsbeary Historical Society Museum Store! We'll let you know when they arrive so you can cub on down...
07/23/2021

Coming soon to the Simsbeary Historical Society Museum Store! We'll let you know when they arrive so you can cub on down and get yours!

We have a lot more Simsbury/Tariffville/Weatogue items - hats, etched glasses, mugs, throws, Simsbeary puzzles and more, as well as art and crafts by local artisans! We're open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. Come visit us...we'll be beary glad to help you choose great gifts and fun items your yourself.

Coming soon to the Simsbeary Historical Society Museum Store! We'll let you know when they arrive so you can cub on down and get yours!

We have a lot more Simsbury/Tariffville/Weatogue items - hats, etched glasses, mugs, throws, Simsbeary puzzles and more, as well as art and crafts by local artisans! We're open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. Come visit us...we'll be beary glad to help you choose great gifts and fun items your yourself.

Just staring at the walls, listening to the rain, and thinking maybe some redecorating would cheer you up? Come visit th...
07/09/2021

Just staring at the walls, listening to the rain, and thinking maybe some redecorating would cheer you up? Come visit the Simsbury Historical Society museum store! We have lots of items that would brighten your day, including this painting by local artist Justine Coleman!

Just staring at the walls, listening to the rain, and thinking maybe some redecorating would cheer you up? Come visit the Simsbury Historical Society museum store! We have lots of items that would brighten your day, including this painting by local artist Justine Coleman!

It's wet, it's rainy, it's kind of miserable...but it's a great day for shopping! Come see us at the museum store from 1...
07/09/2021

It's wet, it's rainy, it's kind of miserable...but it's a great day for shopping! Come see us at the museum store from 12-4 - our favorite carved rooster went home with a customer last week, but we still have a number of beautifully carved birds available, plus art, Simsbury items and crafts by local artisans!

It's wet, it's rainy, it's kind of miserable...but it's a great day for shopping! Come see us at the museum store from 12-4 - our favorite carved rooster went home with a customer last week, but we still have a number of beautifully carved birds available, plus art, Simsbury items and crafts by local artisans!

It’s time to explore the Simsbury Historical Society! From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under,...
07/07/2021

It’s time to explore the Simsbury Historical Society!

From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under, plus one accompanying adult, can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

The program is part of Governor Lamont’s larger plan to use recovery funds to provide students and families with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

From art and children's museums and historical sites to zoos, aquariums, and science centers, here’s a list of properties participating in #CTSummerMuseums. Please make sure you check each museum for online advance ticketing and reservations, as they may be required. This program is geared towards families exploring together, not large camp groups.

Connecticut Summer at the Museum is made possible through an investment from the federal COVID-19 recovery funding Connecticut is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act. The program is administered by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s Office of the Arts in partnership with Connecticut Humanities.

It’s time to explore the Simsbury Historical Society!

From July 1 to September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under, plus one accompanying adult, can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

The program is part of Governor Lamont’s larger plan to use recovery funds to provide students and families with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

From art and children's museums and historical sites to zoos, aquariums, and science centers, here’s a list of properties participating in #CTSummerMuseums. Please make sure you check each museum for online advance ticketing and reservations, as they may be required. This program is geared towards families exploring together, not large camp groups.

Connecticut Summer at the Museum is made possible through an investment from the federal COVID-19 recovery funding Connecticut is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act. The program is administered by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s Office of the Arts in partnership with Connecticut Humanities.

We were happy to be a pickup spot for signs for the Simsbury Pollinator Pathway, with residents who are creating pollina...
07/02/2021

We were happy to be a pickup spot for signs for the Simsbury Pollinator Pathway, with residents who are creating pollinator-friendly mini-ecosystems in their own yard with native flowers, shrubs, and trees.

SHS has our own plans in process to join the Simsbury Pollinator Pathway and welcome pollinators and create a healthy habitat for insects and birds on our center-of-Simsbury property. Native plants are best for pollinators, as are healthy yard practices. The plants we'll be putting in will be native - they were growing here when when the Massaco tribe was here, and they used them for food, medicine, and other purposes. Native plants are best for attracting pollinators, which include native bees and other insects. Stay tuned, as we go from the planning stages to implementation process, we'll be sharing more.

And thanks to the newest SPP members - they did some shopping in our museum store when they were picking up their signs!

Hooray! Mr. Rooster found a home today!  Mrs. Chicken is still available, as are several of the other amazing bird carvi...
07/02/2021

Hooray! Mr. Rooster found a home today! Mrs. Chicken is still available, as are several of the other amazing bird carvings by Bob Moody, as well as other treasures at the Simsbury Historical Society gift shop! We'll be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 12-4 and look forward to seeing you then to brighten up a dreary day with shopping!

Hooray! Mr. Rooster found a home today! Mrs. Chicken is still available, as are several of the other amazing bird carvings by Bob Moody, as well as other treasures at the Simsbury Historical Society gift shop! We'll be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 12-4 and look forward to seeing you then to brighten up a dreary day with shopping!

Every time I tern around there’s another beautiful bird waiting to brighten up someone’s home!
07/02/2021

Every time I tern around there’s another beautiful bird waiting to brighten up someone’s home!

Every time I tern around there’s another beautiful bird waiting to brighten up someone’s home!

Sad it’s not a beach weekend? These sandpipers will bring an ocean vibe to your house when you bring them home. Visit th...
07/02/2021

Sad it’s not a beach weekend? These sandpipers will bring an ocean vibe to your house when you bring them home. Visit the museum store today from 12-4 to check them out!

Sad it’s not a beach weekend? These sandpipers will bring an ocean vibe to your house when you bring them home. Visit the museum store today from 12-4 to check them out!

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? Shopping is always a great idea!  The Simsbury Historical Society museum sto...
07/02/2021

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? Shopping is always a great idea! The Simsbury Historical Society museum store has a wonderful selection of gifts and crafts made by local artisans. Don’t be chicken, come visit us today from 12-4!

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? Shopping is always a great idea! The Simsbury Historical Society museum store has a wonderful selection of gifts and crafts made by local artisans. Don’t be chicken, come visit us today from 12-4!

Shout out to SHS board members Bob Moody, Joe Buda, Nancy Grandin, and Joe Campolieta, and volunteer Ieke Scully!
06/29/2021

Shout out to SHS board members Bob Moody, Joe Buda, Nancy Grandin, and Joe Campolieta, and volunteer Ieke Scully!

We would like to thank our tireless volunteers who have been planning and re planning the 350th Anniversary Celebrations for the Town of Simsbury for over 3 years in some cases. They have devoted hours of their own time and time away from their families to step in and do whatever it took to make things happen. We can't wait to celebrate each of you at the 350th Gala on September 30th. Simsbury is better because of volunteers like you. We miss a few along the way so my apologies in advance.....Jeff Dornenburg, Liz Keppel, Tara Willerup, Diana Moody, Tom Tyburski, Lisa Karim, Sarah Nielson, Polly Rice, Steve Antonio, Anita Mielert, Wendy LaMontagne, Joe Buda, Bob Moody, Ieke Scully, Nancy Grandin, Joe Campolieta, Deeg Mackay, Sharene Wassell, Jan Lintner, Dick Ostop. Thank you from Cheryl Cook and Kris Barnett, Chair and Co Chairs of the Simsbury 350th #Simsbury350 #simsburyct #simsburyparksandrec

Bob Moody, SHS president, and board member Rob Poutasse, who were part of the team that carved this amazing piece of art...
06/26/2021

Bob Moody, SHS president, and board member Rob Poutasse, who were part of the team that carved this amazing piece of art work using historic tools, proudly display the finished product.

Bob Moody, SHS president, and board member Rob Poutasse, who were part of the team that carved this amazing piece of art work using historic tools, proudly display the finished product.

Presenting...the EAGLE!
06/26/2021

Presenting...the EAGLE!

Presenting...the EAGLE!

Another clue...To find out in person what this is, visit us tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 12 a.m. at the SHS tent at the ...
06/25/2021

Another clue...To find out in person what this is, visit us tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 12 a.m. at the SHS tent at the Hop Brook Landing Park dedication and 350th celebration.

Fairly obvious historical hint: It's not a dove nor a turkey, and John Adams would be very happy about it.

Another clue...To find out in person what this is, visit us tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 12 a.m. at the SHS tent at the Hop Brook Landing Park dedication and 350th celebration.

Fairly obvious historical hint: It's not a dove nor a turkey, and John Adams would be very happy about it.

Time for "Guess What This Is?"!
06/25/2021

Time for "Guess What This Is?"!

Time for "Guess What This Is?"!

Our new arrival, soon to be on display!
06/25/2021

Our new arrival, soon to be on display!

Our new arrival, soon to be on display!

Two more quilt views for your enjoyment...
06/24/2021

Two more quilt views for your enjoyment...

June 19 was "Hang a Quilt Day" and the Simsbury Historical Society was honored to showcase quite a few quilts on our fen...
06/24/2021

June 19 was "Hang a Quilt Day" and the Simsbury Historical Society was honored to showcase quite a few quilts on our fence that faces Hopmeadow Street. Quilts often are a visual representation of a family's history or made to commemorate a special event like a wedding, and the skill needed to make a quilt is often taught generation to generation. History lives, and loves, through quilts!

June 19 was "Hang a Quilt Day" and the Simsbury Historical Society was honored to showcase quite a few quilts on our fence that faces Hopmeadow Street. Quilts often are a visual representation of a family's history or made to commemorate a special event like a wedding, and the skill needed to make a quilt is often taught generation to generation. History lives, and loves, through quilts!

Come visit us this Saturday at the Hop Brook Landing Park dedication! We'll have some displays and information about the...
06/24/2021

Come visit us this Saturday at the Hop Brook Landing Park dedication! We'll have some displays and information about the historical society, plus we're gifting the town with something special!

Outdoor movie nights? Just like the good old days!
06/14/2021

Outdoor movie nights? Just like the good old days!

We need your vote! In September the 350th Committee will again be hosting 2 FREE movie nights at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center. Please take a minute and take our survey and let us know what you would like to see under the stars! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BX3TZNY #simsburyCT #simsbury350 #simsburypac #simsburyparksandrec

Come visit ”Mrs. Lydia Phelps”today between now and 3 p.m. and enjoy a free tour of the Phelps Tavern and the grounds of...
06/12/2021

Come visit ”Mrs. Lydia Phelps”today between now and 3 p.m. and enjoy a free tour of the Phelps Tavern and the grounds of and other buildings at the historical society!

The museum store is open and Flavors Food Truck are open until 4 p.m. too!

Come visit ”Mrs. Lydia Phelps”today between now and 3 p.m. and enjoy a free tour of the Phelps Tavern and the grounds of and other buildings at the historical society!

The museum store is open and Flavors Food Truck are open until 4 p.m. too!

Timeline Photos
06/12/2021

Timeline Photos

Join us on June 19 to dedicate a Never Forget Garden to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. For the many Americans who can never visit a grave, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has given them a place to remember family lost at sea or buried in foreign lands in unmarked graves. The memorial garden provides a visual way to show our community’s unwavering commitment to honor our veterans now and for many years to come. The garden dedication ceremony will be at 10 am at the Simsbury Cemetery gate on Hopmeadow Street. All are welcome.

Two new windows - well, technically, they're old windows, but they've been carefully preserved and fixed by an expert in...
06/09/2021

Two new windows - well, technically, they're old windows, but they've been carefully preserved and fixed by an expert in restoration. No more cracks, no more leaky sills!

Thank you to those who donated to help with the restoration.

Two new windows - well, technically, they're old windows, but they've been carefully preserved and fixed by an expert in restoration. No more cracks, no more leaky sills!

Thank you to those who donated to help with the restoration.

The roses are in bloom and our new arch trellis looks great!
06/08/2021

The roses are in bloom and our new arch trellis looks great!

The roses are in bloom and our new arch trellis looks great!

Photos from Simsbury CT 350th Anniversary's post
06/08/2021

Photos from Simsbury CT 350th Anniversary's post

Celebrate the 350th with movies that you choose!
06/02/2021

Celebrate the 350th with movies that you choose!

Movie Nights will be back this Fall to celebrate the 350th Anniversary! We want to know from you what you would like to see. Please take a few minutes to take our survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BX3TZNY #simsburyCT #simsbury350 #simsburyparksandrec #simsburypac #ctvisit

The Simsbury Historical Society Board, guests and employees enjoyed the opening of Flavors Kitchen Food Truck last night...
05/28/2021

The Simsbury Historical Society Board, guests and employees enjoyed the opening of Flavors Kitchen Food Truck last night. The food was delicious and the company was great. "Highly Recommend" Flavors Kitchen is our historic review!

We've got the Flavors!! Come enjoy awesome food from Flavors Kitchen  Food Truck and check out all the great items in ou...
05/28/2021
Flavors Kitchen food truck finds a home at the Simsbury Historical Society

We've got the Flavors!!

Come enjoy awesome food from Flavors Kitchen Food Truck and check out all the great items in our museum store!
https://www.courant.com/community/simsbury/hc-ctnow-flavors-food-truck-simsbury-historical-society-20210528-gg4pm36zkrf3vjlv5tin5cxzuq-story.html

The Flavors Kitchen food truck, specializing in Jamaican cuisine, has entered into a longterm agreement with the Simsbury Historical Society to serve food in the society's back parking lot. Online orders can be picked up there, and there's also seating for eating in the lot, amid the society's histo...

05/25/2021
Check it out! Every Wednesday through Saturday at the Historical Society...Caribbean food! https://www.flavorsfoodtruckc...
05/16/2021
Home - Flavors

Check it out! Every Wednesday through Saturday at the Historical Society...Caribbean food!

https://www.flavorsfoodtruckct.com

Online ordering menu for Flavors. Owners Mike and Dee are embarking on a joint venture with The Simsbury Historical Society to bring a taste of The Caribbean cuisine and a bit of our tropical coulture to our beloved town of Simsbury and neighboring towns . Building a stronger community is part of ou...

Historic buildings, beautiful paintings!
05/09/2021

Historic buildings, beautiful paintings!

Here is more information on the proposed purchase of the Meadowood property.  As noted previously, the Simsbury Historic...
05/03/2021

Here is more information on the proposed purchase of the Meadowood property. As noted previously, the Simsbury Historical Society Board of Directors has endorsed the purchase due to its significant historic and environmental value.

Who doesn't love a beautiful Simsbury barn!?  This week Chris O'Herron is being featured in our First Selectman's "Simsb...
04/27/2021

Who doesn't love a beautiful Simsbury barn!? This week Chris O'Herron is being featured in our First Selectman's "Simsbury Hearts the Arts" virtual gallery, and the town's barns are some of his favorite subjects to paint.

Simsbury's history of shade to***co production dates back more than a hundred years, and as many of you know, Martin Luther King and students from Morehouse College worked in these fields.

From Chris about the painting he chose to be my cover photo:

This painting is called "Firetown.” For those who have never been to this particular spot, it probably doesn't mean much. Just another oil painting of a sunset with some barns and a random back-road. I painted this because I grew up there.

I remember the roughness of the road, the feel and sound of it on my tires as I rode my bike. The feel of my chin slamming against that rough road the time I decided to try a bike that had hand brakes and was too big for me.

The creeping mist and heaviness of the humid bug-filled air on a summer night. The deafening sound of a gajillion crickets mixed with one lone car somewhere across a completely empty field of weeds and slowly ripening winter wheat. For that matter, the sweet earthy smell of several acres of fresh to***co, growing under nets or hanging in those cavernous old barns, that flooded the nostrils prior to its retirement as a to***co field. I wanted to paint it the way I remember it because I know it will be gone someday.

The Simsbury Historical Society Board of Directors has voted unanimously to endorse the purchase of the Meadowood proper...
04/24/2021

The Simsbury Historical Society Board of Directors has voted unanimously to endorse the purchase of the Meadowood property. The historical and environmental significance of Meadowood cannot be overstated, and the Board encourages residents to vote "Yes" to purchase the land in the May 4th budget referendum.

Our friends at the Simsbury Land Trust have provided a great JPG endorsing the purchase!

The Simsbury Historical Society Board of Directors has voted unanimously to endorse the purchase of the Meadowood property. The historical and environmental significance of Meadowood cannot be overstated, and the Board encourages residents to vote "Yes" to purchase the land in the May 4th budget referendum.

Our friends at the Simsbury Land Trust have provided a great JPG endorsing the purchase!

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800 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT
06070

General information

HOURS AND ADMISSION Guided Tours of our Buildings: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Thursday– Saturday Mid-April to Mid-October Tours start at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. Tours take about 45 minutes. $6 for adults, $4 for children aged 6 and older, free for children under 6 Tours can also be scheduled by arrangement from Mid-October to Mid-April. Email [email protected] or call 860.658.2500 to arrange a tour Also check us out on: HistoryPin: http://www.historypin.com/channels/view/id/30255114/#|photos/list/ Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/simsburyhistory/ Twitter: @SimsburyHistory Concert series, Art shows, and special events held periodically throughout the year. Any musicians interested in performing should contact Jaclyn Jones, volunteer music director ([email protected]). GARDENS AND GROUNDS You are welcome to walk our grounds and enjoy our gardens throughout the year during daylight hours. Each building has an identifying sign with a brief description. ARCHIVES Open by appointment only. Call 860 658-2500 or email [email protected] to arrange an appointment Ellsworth Visitor Center and Museum Store: 10 Phelps Lane off Hopmeadow Street (Routes 10 & 202) 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Thursday– Saturday Year-Round

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Thursday 12pm - 4pm
Friday 12pm - 4pm
Saturday 12pm - 4pm

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(860) 658-2500

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Hi) My name is Jan Van der Veken and my girlfriend’s name is Elena Kertling, we live in Antwerp, Belgium. We’re writing because we recently discovered an artifact that we believe is related to the Phelps family history, and we felt that the family should be made aware of it. About three years ago, Elena bought an old pearl medallion with a silver chain from a second hand store here in Antwerp. Last week, a friend of hers who is knowledgeable about antiques, pointed out that the medallion had engraving on it and that it looked like an original piece, rather than something recently manufactured. She encouraged us to find out what it means. So we inspected the medallion, and with the help of the magnifying function of my smartphone camera, we could make out the following text: Miss Lydia Griswold Phelps Born Feb 25 17.. Married Col Jona Humphrey Oct 31st 17.. We Are One When we searched the internet with these terms, to our great surprise, we found the grave of a Lydia Griswold Phelps Humphrey who lies buried in Simsbury, Connecticut. She was born on February 25th 1764, married to a Colonel Jonathan Humphrey on October 31st 1781 and passed away on July 26th 1828. Here are the links to their graves: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83671480/lydia-griswold-humphrey https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83671255/jonathan-humphrey We believe that the medallion belonged to Lydia and that it may have been a wedding gift of sorts. What we found noteworthy is that Jonathan’s gravestone has the inscription: “An officer of the revolution”, and Lydia’s gravestone reads: “Daughter of the late General Noah Phelps”. That last inscription is what led us to your site, as General Noah Phelps was a notable figure and there is a page on the website dedicated to him. Now that we have discovered the origin of the medallion, we would love to know what kind of person Lydia was, what kind of life she had, whether there are living descendants of her… Unfortunately, we couldn’t find any more information other than her family lineage and birth, marriage and death dates. Perhaps somebody have some more information about that?And then there’s the mystery of how that medallion ended up here in Antwerp, Belgium, so far away from its origin. Perhaps one of her grand or great grand children was a soldier in the Great War or Second World War and lost it here? Or perhaps a sailor who passed through the port of Antwerp? Anyway, that’s about it. It’s been a thrilling discovery for us, and we mostly wanted to share it with someone to whom it may be important. If somebody think there may be other people who may be interested in it, please feel free to let us know! https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah_Phelps (This is her father). P.s. It was an incredible discovery. Lydia died 200 years ago, no one knew about her, and her medallion continues to live its own life. Jan and Elena.
Hi)) My name is Jan Van der Veken and my girlfriend’s name is Elena Kertling, we live in Antwerp, Belgium. We’re writing to you because we recently discovered an artifact that we believe is related to the Phelps family history, and we felt that the family should be made aware of it. About three years ago, Elena bought an old pearl medallion with a silver chain from a second hand store here in Antwerp. Last week, a friend of hers who is knowledgeable about antiques, pointed out that the medallion had engraving on it and that it looked like an original piece, rather than something recently manufactured. She encouraged us to find out what it means. So we inspected the medallion, and with the help of the magnifying function of my smartphone camera, we could make out the following text: Miss Lydia Griswold Phelps Born Feb 25 17.. Married Col Jona Humphrey Oct 31st 17.. We Are One When we searched the internet with these terms, to our great surprise, we found the grave of a Lydia Griswold Phelps Humphrey who lies buried in Simsbury, Connecticut. She was born on February 25th 1764, married to a Colonel Jonathan Humphrey on October 31st 1781 and passed away on July 26th 1828. Here are the links to their graves: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83671480/lydia-griswold-humphrey https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83671255/jonathan-humphrey We believe that the medallion belonged to Lydia and that it may have been a wedding gift of sorts. What we found noteworthy is that Jonathan’s gravestone has the inscription: “An officer of the revolution”, and Lydia’s gravestone reads: “Daughter of the late General Noah Phelps”. That last inscription is what led us to your site, as General Noah Phelps was a notable figure and there is a page on the website dedicated to him. Now that we have discovered the origin of the medallion, we would love to know what kind of person Lydia was, what kind of life she had, whether there are living descendants of her… Unfortunately, we couldn’t find any more information other than her family lineage and birth, marriage and death dates. Perhaps somebody have some more information about that? And then there’s the mystery of how that medallion ended up here in Antwerp, Belgium, so far away from its origin. Perhaps one of her grand or great grand children was a soldier in the Great War or Second World War and lost it here? Or perhaps a sailor who passed through the port of Antwerp? Anyway, that’s about it. It’s been a thrilling discovery for us, and we mostly wanted to share it with someone to whom it may be important. If somebody think there may be other people who may be interested in it, please feel free to let us know! Kind regards, Jan and Elena
Hello SHS - We were not able to do the concerts on the green this year but Liviu Pop, who was played at all of them, has assembled a phenonmela live band playing outside at Simsbury Grange today 2-5 PM. We are also giving away free seeds. Bring your own chair, food, drink and mask. Dancing will be allowed but we request that people wear a mask unless sitting with your group. We have plenty of room to spread out on the lawn and can use the lawn of our neighbors too. Our hall will be open if folks want to walk through and see how we have been slowly fixing it up while keeping its priceless historic charm - super proud of the photos in the main hall.
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The cast for the weekend
The cast for the weekend
We are so excited for this weekend's festival!!! Check out the brochure for festival details!
Make sure to come by the Simsbury Arts & Crafts Festival on September 14 & 15 on Iron Horse Blvd., between Wilcox and Railroad (not at the Meadows). There will be food trucks and a bake sale, entertainment and over 100 vendors of crafts, photography, fine arts, jewelry, food, etc. For more information, go to
Third and final jurying deadline of August 6 is quickly approaching to become a vendor at this year's very special 50th Anniversary Arts & Crafts Festival on September 14 & 15. Categories include fine arts, photography, craft, jewelry and "other" (i.e. facial products, food, etc.) Go to our website to apply:
There's still time to become a vendor at this year's very special 50th Anniversary Arts & Crafts Festival on September 14 & 15. Next jurying session is Tuesday, July 9. Go to our website to apply:
Garden Party this Saturday and Sunday June 8 & 9. Come dressed in white for that smmer vibe and get a free gift at the door🤩😍🥰
The Spring Thing was so fun this weekend!! There were all kinds of prizes given away--one family won a $175 shopping spree to the artisan booths just by joining the scavenger hunt😜😜😜and the giveaways from the Sponsor Staples plus goodie bags from the other sponsor Countryside Woodcraft were #generous$$ I had a complete blast even out in the rain on Sunday! Looking forward to more of these mini festivals at The Historical Society