Events & Programs

Stanley-Whitman House has a wide range of annual and special events, as well as community and education programs. See below for a selection of upcoming events, and browse individual program pages for more in-depth listings.

Please note: Programs and events are subject to change. Please check our website and social media pages often for cancellations, additions and modifications.

Upcoming Events

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June

2024

Music in the Garden: In Trine

7 PM / $20
Sponsored by the Taussig Family Foundation

23

June

2024

Foodways: Herbal Concoctions, Tonics & Balms

12 PM / Free

23

June

2024

CT's Historic Gardens Day

12-4 PM / Free

13

July

2024

Walking Tour: Memento Mori

10 AM / $15-$20

20

July

2024

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

10 AM / $20-$25

20

July

2024

Music in the Garden: Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli, Special Guest Anelise

7 PM / $20

1

August

2024

Online Book Talk: Ellen Evert Hopman on Celtic Beginning of Harvest

7 PM / Free

2

August

2024

Music in the Garden: My Politic

7 PM / $20

3

August

2024

Music in the Garden: Ringrose and Freeman - Lughnasadh

2:00 PM / $20

10

August

2024

Walking Tour: Memento Mori

10  AM / $15-$20

10

August

2024

Music in the Garden: The Twangtown Paramours

7 PM / $20

17

August

2024

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

10 AM / $20-$25

17

August

2024

Bee Day

1 PM / Free

22

August

2024

Conversation Club: Pat Wilson Pheanious

4 PM / Free /
At S-WH

23

August

2024

Music in the Garden: Nekita Waller

7 PM / $20

7

September

2024

Music in the Tavern: Soupeater

7 PM / $20

14

September

2024

Walking Tour of Memento Mori

10 AM / $15-$20

14

September

2024

Music in the Tavern: Juliana Nash

7 PM / $20

21

September

2024

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

10 AM / $20-$25

21

September

2024

Foodways: Hearth Cooking - Butter, Soft Cheeses, Soups & Stews  

12 PM / $20-$25

12

October

2024

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

10 AM / $20-$25

25

October

2024

Halloween Tales of New England

4 PM / Free

30

October

2024

Online Book Talk: Celtic Halloween

7 PM / Free

2

November

2024

Music in the Tavern: Reed Turchi

7 PM / $20

8

November

2024

Music in the Tavern: Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards

7 PM / $20

23

November

2024

Foodways: Colonial Thanksgiving

12 PM / $20-$25

23

November

2024

Music in the Tavern: Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli, Special Guest Anelise

7 PM / $20

2

December

2024

Online Book Talk: Sacred Herbs of Yule & Christmas

7 PM / Free

7

December

2024

18th Annual Candlelight Tours: Christmas in Farmington, CT

Tours on the half-hour 12-3:30 PM
$20-$25

14

December

2024

Living History Talk: Christmas on a New England Whaler

1 PM / Free

14

December

2024

Executive Director's Christmas Tea and 2025 Preview

3 PM / Free

20

December

2024

Music in the Tavern: Ringrose & Freeman - Christmas

7 PM / $20

21

December

2024

Music in the Tavern: Walter Salas-Humara

7 PM / $20

Stanley-Whitman House Celebrates 300 Years!

S-WH Celebrated 300 Years in 2021!


On the occasion of its Tercentenary, the Museum presented the following online Symposium in four parts (below) highlighting its illustrious builder and past residents, presented by esteemed historians Betty Coykendall, Lisa Johnson, and Sherra Palmer.  

Deacon John Stanley (1647-1729)

Presented by Lisa Johnson

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Ebenezer Steele (1671-1722)

Presented by Sherra Palmer

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Thomas and Mary Steele Smith (1699-1788; 1706-1789)

Presented by Sherra Palmer

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The Whitman Family and their 187 Years with this house

Presented by Betty Coykendall

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