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October 2022

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Oct 05 2022
October 5

Short Attention Span Literary Club

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “The Semplica-Girl Diaries” by George Saunders.

Oct 06 2022
October 6

Bonhams Skinner Consignment Day

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meet with specialists at the Connecticut Historical Society on October 6 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Jewelry, Fine Art, Silver, Modern Design and European Furniture & Decorative Arts. Appointments required!

Oct 08 2022
October 8

“Red Talks,” presented by Confessions of a Menstruator and Speak Up

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Confessions of a Menstruator and Speak Up are proud to present the first ever "Red Talks," a storytelling show featuring honest, heartfelt, and even hilarious stories about periods and everything they involve.

Oct 13 2022
October 13

Frederick Law Olmsted: Bringing Nature to the City

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton as he does a deep dive into the remarkable life and career of the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Oct 15 2022
October 15

How Bizarre!

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get yourself in the mood for Halloween by spending an hour in our vaults with the creepiest items in our collection.

Oct 15 2022
October 15

How Bizarre!

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get yourself in the mood for Halloween by spending an hour in our vaults with the creepiest items in our collection.

Oct 18 2022
October 18

Lunch and Learn: Punch and Judy — Tradition, Popular Culture, and Puppetry

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Find our about the history of Punch and Judy, the comical and now-controversial hand puppet tradition.

Oct 19 2022
October 19

Witches in Connecticut

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join CHS staff in this virtual presentation to hear the stories of some of the women and men accused, tried, and executed as witches in Connecticut in the 1600s.

Oct 27 2022
October 27

Date Night: Chills and Treats

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring your sweetie or bestie to the museum for a look at some of the weirdest and creepiest items in our vaults, then relax and fortify yourself with a Halloween-themed cocktail.

Oct 28 2022
October 28

Witches in Connecticut

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join CHS staff in this virtual presentation to hear the stories of some of the women and men accused, tried, and executed as witches in Connecticut in the 1600s.

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Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Always by appointment only.

Location

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105

860.236.5621