Upcoming Events

 

Holiday Wreath Workshop

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Make your very own festive décor at our holiday wreath workshop. Celebrate the yuletide season by creating your own one-of-a-kind evergreen wreath. Led by the Westport Garden Club, your personal creation will add a touch of jovial cheer to your home.   Included in your registration is one 20”-26" evergreen wreath, a decorative bow, natural trim, ...

$45 – $55

Book Signing “Red Road: Traditional Voice of Afro-Indigenous American”

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Paugussett Clan Mother Shoran Waupatukuay Piper will speak about her book Red Road, about navigating and understanding the traditional ways of Afro-Indigenous American and Indigenous Americans. A book signing will immediately follow the discussion.  This is a free event but registration is required, please use the from below. Like our programs? We’d appreciate your support! ...

Free

Winter Market

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Winter Market exclusive members’ only hour begins at 9 am! Be the first to peruse the offerings of our local vendors, including wreaths by the Westport Garden Club, and unique seasonal and Westport-themed items from the Museum’s shop. Buy your Family level membership today to beat the crowds during the early member hour.  This family-friendly ...

Free
Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Ornament Making

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Journey across the street after enjoying the lighting of the town evergreen for ornament making in the museum's newly renovated barn. Enjoy carols while sipping coco and crafting one-of-a-kind ornaments to decorate your home for the season.   Drop-in to create your unique decoration and peruse our shop for holiday gifts—your purchases support the museum ...

$5

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Grab your favorite person and decorate your very own gingerbread cookie for the holiday season!   Each pair receives their choice of two gingerbread cookies, assorted candy, and icing to decorate as well as staff to give recommendations. These cookies will be a delicious seasonal souvenir. A great activity for parents and children, couples, and ...

$10 – $15

Cultural Fellowship

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Embark on a global celebration at Westport Museum for History & Culture's inaugural Cultural Fellowship on December 12th. Immerse yourself in the magic of Diwali, Chanukah, Persian Solstice, Chinese Solstice, Kwanzaa, Watch Night, and Three Kings Day.   Explore enchanting tables, savor delectable treats, and engage with passionate speakers. This isn't just an event; it's an ...

Free

“A Christmas Carol” Live Dramatic Reading

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Mr. Charles Dickens reads A Christmas Carol, his classic yuletide tale. Join us in our newly restored 19th century barn to hear Julliard trained actor Greg Porretta read the rousing story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a host of holiday ghosts, and the beloved Tiny Tim.   Hot chocolate and sweets treats will be available, for a donation, ...

$5

Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Vintage Valentine Cupid Kit

Drop in and make your own unique card for the sweethearts in your life with a Westport Museum Vintage Valentine Cupid Kit. Each kit includes vintage-themed supplies to create your very own antique-styled greeting cards, a goose feather to make a quill pen with a link on our YouTube tutorial on quill cutting and a ...

$5

Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Truffle-Making Class

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Just in time for Valentines Day, learn how to make your very own chocolate in our truffle-making class taught by Alina Dancho, a professional pastry chef and owner of Alina’s Cakes & Cookies with locations in Fairfield and Westport! Enjoy your delicious final product yourself or give it as a gift. While you make your ...

$35 – $45


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Past Events

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