Upcoming Events

Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Saturday, November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Saturdays November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Monday, December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Durham Public Library

In the 1950s, just about every major city had a landmark department store. In Connecticut, it was G. Fox & Co in Hartford! This presentation will bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor and recall departments ranging from accessories on the “street” floor, to designer dresses on 6, and ending at Toyland on 11. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable…

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Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, December 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Free admission to the museum galleries all day.

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Family Program: Holiday Poppers

Saturday, December 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Come celebrate the holidays at CHS with our annual popper craft! These timeless favorites, filled with candy, paper hats, and fortunes, make great gifts, holiday party favors, or New Year’s Eve noisemakers.

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Public Guided Tour

Saturday, December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour in Spanish

Saturday, December 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special Spanish language guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Tuesday, December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | The McAuley

In the 1950s, just about every major city had a landmark department store. In Connecticut, it was G. Fox & Co in Hartford! This presentation will bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor and recall departments ranging from accessories on the “street” floor, to designer dresses on 6, and ending at Toyland on 11. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable…

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From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Friday, December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Southbury Public Library

In the 1950s, just about every major city had a landmark department store. In Connecticut, it was G. Fox & Co in Hartford! This presentation will bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor and recall departments ranging from accessories on the “street” floor, to designer dresses on 6, and ending at Toyland on 11. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable…

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: G. Fox and Holiday Shopping

Saturday, December 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Sold Out! Holidays in Hartford in the 1950s through the 1990s were synonymous with its largest downtown department store. Come take a holiday stroll down memory lane through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and holiday ornaments. Stay to browse through our CHS store and do some of your own holiday shopping. Tour lasts approximately 1 hour and are appropriate for ages 12 and up. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Questions? Call (860) 236-5621×289 or…

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Tickets

Out of stock!Non-member Behind-the-Scenes Tour$12.00
Out of stock!CHS Member Behind-the-Scenes Tour$6.00It is great to be a member!

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: G. Fox and Holiday Shopping

Saturday, December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

SOLD OUT! Come take a holiday stroll down memory lane through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and holiday ornaments.

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Public Guided Tour

Saturday, December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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From Bonnets to Bell Bottoms: A Century of Connecticut Fashion

Tuesday, December 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Cora J. Belden Library

Passed down, owned for years, or just purchased yesterday, clothing speaks volumes about us. See how fashion has changed & what has stayed the same from the Civil War to the swinging 60’s.

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Public Guided Tour

Saturday, December 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, December 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Saturday, December 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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Public Guided Tour

Tuesday, December 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Tuesday in November and December
| Connecticut Historical Society

Join a member of the CHS staff for a special guided tour of our current exhibits, (Re)Building Hartford: A City Captured by Artist Richard Welling and Hartford Seen: Photographs by Pablo Delano.

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