Fall 2021 Events

Living History Performance:

Storyteller, actor, historian and playwright, Tammy Denease brings to life the “hidden” stories of notable Black women. On Thursday, September 23, at 6:30 pm, Denease will give a representation of Elizabeth “Mum Bett” who successfully sued and won her freedom. Performance will be in the Webb Barn and will be preceded by a reception at 6 pm. Please call the museum at 860-529-0612 to reserve. Can’t join us in person? Join via Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4nRB6Kp-Riqj0kwdft4jOA

Mix and Mingle Storytelling Event

Join us for Tell It!, a storytelling event happening at the Museum in the Holcombe Education Center on Thursday, September 30 from 6-7:30 pm. Tell It! is a platform where true, personal stories are shared with the intention of entertaining and enlightening the audience.

In addition to stories, this event will offer the opportunity to mingle, make new friends, and possibly share a story of your own! Admission is $5 and light refreshments will be served. Please call the Museum at 860-529-0612 to reserve a spot.

** New Program** Museum Yoga

The way we practice yoga on our mats can be a beautiful metaphor for the way we show up in the rest of our lives. Join Be Wild Yoga for an empowering, all levels vinyasa yoga series at the Museum beginning on Tuesday, September 28 from 9:30-11 am and running for 6 weeks. We will use the spaces and artifacts from the museum’s collection to inspire you to take a new look at the way you move through the world.

Pricing as follows:

$200 + tax for the full 6 week session, $35 + tax for drop-in participation. 10% discount for Museum members (use the code WEBBDEANESTEVENS when checking out. Register here: https://www.bewildyogastudio.com/plans-pricing

Webb Barn Traditional Music Concert

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and brilliant Californian cellist, Natalie Haas, spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 16 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music. They continue to thrill audiences internationally with their virtuosic playing, their near-telepathic understanding, and the joyful spontaneity and sheer physical presence of their music. To purchase tickets click here: https://www.simpletix.com/e/webb-barn-traditional-music-concert-ticket-78475

Witches and Tombstone Tours:

Bone chilling, yet historically accurate, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s Witches and Tombstones Tours will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24. Tour times are 10:30, 12:00, 1:30 and 3:00. Tickets are $25. Click link below to purchase.


Bulb Forcing Workshop:

Brighten your home this winter with spring blooms! You are invited to participate in a bulb forcing workshop on Wednesday, October 27th at 10:30 in the Webb Barn. Participants will learn the best method of forcing bulbs into winter bloom and will take home at least 7 pots of various bulbs including, tulip, anemone, iris and daffodil to enjoy while the snow flies. All materials will be provided including, pots, bulbs, soil, labels, etc. The only requirement is that you have a storage space for your pots with temperatures between 35 degrees and 45 degrees. An unheated garage or basement or the bottom shelf of a refrigerator will work. Click here to register: