Sunday, May 1st, 2016
through Monday, September 5th, 2016
The WHS is building a Brickwalk and Patio and you can order a personalized brick that celebrates and honors someone important in your Westport history. This limited time offer is a unique opportunity to become part of Westport’s ongoing story....Read More
Sunday, May 15th, 2016
through Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An exhibit to celebrate Old Mill Pond, Compo Cove
The charming town of Westport, CT can attribute its very existence, in large part, to the Sherwood Mill Pond....Read More
Friday, June 10th, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The pleasure of your company is cordially requested at this 25th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, June 10th at the Westport Woman’s Club.
Westport Historical Society’s Garden Party is a harbinger of Spring that brings together Westport’s most fabulous for an evening in celebration of history both past and present.
There will be many exciting surprises such as incredible silent and live auction treasures, and the Spring Hat Contest with prizes awarded for: Most Creative, Downton Abbey-tude, Best Use of Fresh Flowers, Lady’s Classic, Gentleman’s Classic, and Judges’ Favorite.
Come join the fun!
Tickets: advance purchase by June 8th $100, day of Party $125...Read More
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Attention all gardening enthusiasts!
Tour-goers will have a very special opportunity to experience six spectacular, not-to-be-missed gardens in Westport, Greenfield Hill, and Southport. “Each garden has been carefully selected in honor of this 25th Anniversary of the Hidden Garden Tour,” said Event Chair, Edward F. Gerber. Several of the gardens were favorites of past Tours in the 2000s, and are being showcased again by popular demand to see how they have evolved....Read More
Friday, June 17th, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
“Coffeehouse at the Wheeler” will become a French boite, or café, on Friday, June 17, when it returns with singer/guitarist Suzanne Sheridan and accordionist Don Gerundo performing an evening of café songs by Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel....Read More
Saturday, June 18th, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHS will host a guided walk through the park-like Haskins Preserve, a former estate remarkable for its collection of non-native trees from China and Japan....Read More
Monday, June 20th, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy a scenic twilight ride on a beach bike cruiser with the bike lady, Tracy Yost, to benefit WHS. Meet at the Westport Farmers Market lot on Imperial Avenue at 4:45 pm to explore and have fun....Read More
Sunday, June 26th, 2016
through Sunday, August 21st, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for a tour of Old Mill at Compo Cove, the inspiration behind our summer exhibit “the beautiful POND” led by artist Judith Orseck Katz and Robin Tauck of Tauck Tours. “Come walk with me,” the artist writes, “to the Mill Pond, out over the bridges that float above the water, where you’re suspended between the arc of the sky and the sky’s reflection.”...Read More
Sunday, July 24th, 2016
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Join us at 11:15 am for great activities at Captain’s Cove Marina in Black Rock Harbor in Bridgeport. In the 18th century, the Historic Black Rock Harbor, now known as Captain’s Cove was used as a trade port and shipbuilding center....Read More
Monday, August 15th, 2016
through Thursday, August 25th, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sketch to Stretch: Monday through Thursday for two consecutive weeks, children 6-13, join us for a fun and memorable summer learning experience that will make for a creative transition from the Lazy Days of Summer to the new and exciting school year....Read More