Events

Exhibit

Current Exhibit: Westport School Days 1703 -Present

January 29th 2017 until March 24th 2017

This exhibit  highlights the evolution of formal education in Westport.  The story begins with the 1650 Code of Connecticut which describes the educational requirements for the parishes in Connecticut.

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Qi Gong with Susan

Events

Monday, February 6th, 2017
through Monday, March 20th, 2017

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Susan Gold, the Executive Director of the Westport Historical Society is proud to announce a six week session called 

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February Vacation Program

Kids

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
through Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Westport Historical Society will present three fun-filled days during vacation week relating to Presidents’ Day for children ages 6-11.

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The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: Book Talk

Events

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Presidents’ African American Cooks

 Adrian Miller, executive director of the Colorado Council of Churches and an authority on soul food, will help WHS celebrate Washington’s birthday

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Open Mic Night: Poetry Reading

Events

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All poets, young and old, are invited to join us. Bring your poems and some friends, and read your own work to an appreciative audience.

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Build Westport -One LEGO at a Time!

Events

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A fun activity that is hands-on, all ages welcome, ideal for ages 8 and up! Come Build Westport using 70,000 LEGO building blocks!

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Declare Your Love for All to See- Brickwalk Campaign

Events

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

All Day

Buy Your Engraved Brick Now

Be an angel this Valentine’s Day, buy a brick for someone you love! 

Deadline extended to March 30, 2017!   WHS has decided to delay installation of the new Brickwalk Patio until spring. The good news is that you, your friends and business can still get a brick!

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American Revolution Month in Westport

Exhibits

Saturday, April 1st, 2017
through Saturday, April 29th, 2017

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

British Raid at Compo Beach

Westport’s First Selectman, Jim Marpe, will proclaim April 2017 “American Revolution Month” in recognition of the 240th anniversary of The Danbury Raid when the British landed at Compo Beach and raided Patriot supplies in Danbury.

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Coffeehouse pays tribute to Bob Dylan

Events

Friday, April 28th, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The next Coffeehouse at the Wheeler’s with singer-songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and guest musicians will pay tribute to Bob Dylan

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