18th Century Thanksgiving Dinner

Sunday, November 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  dinner will be served at 1:00 pm $110.00 Member WDS/$125.00 Non-Member  (Remember that Dames are members of WDS Museums) Enter the word "member" as the coupon code at checkout online:  http://www.webb-deane-stevens.org

Mt. Vernon Curator Talk: Susan Schoelwer, Curator

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Susan Schoelwer, Curator, Mt. Vernon will give a talk about Mt. Vernon.  There will be a wine reception at 6:00 pm and the free lecture will begin at 6:30 pm.

Witches and Tombstone Tours: 10/20 and 10/21

The Museum Houses will host the Annual Witches & Tombstones Tour on October 20, Saturday and October 21, Sunday.  $15.00/person and as interesting as ever!

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Keeney Center at the Wethersfield Historical Society 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, United States

Our September 9th meeting will be held in the Rotary Room at the Keeney Center, which is immediately across the street from the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. There is a large parking lot behind the building. If you enter through the backdoor, take the elevator up one flight (or stairs) and our meeting room—the Rotary Room—is immediately […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

The Area Chair Challenge

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

The 2020 Area Chair Challenge is upon us! Please click here for full details (including FAQ) on this exciting event. To sign-up and decorate a chair, complete the RSVP section at the bottom left of this page. Update (5/2/2020): Originally, the completed chairs were to be unveiled and auctioned at our Annual Meeting in May […]

Free

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Holidays on Main

Join us on Thursday, December 5th for the annual Holidays on Main in Old Wethersfield. The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will be hosting a free wine tasting in The Webb Barn. In a tent in front of The Webb House, we will hold a teacup raffle featuring four large gift baskets and two terrariums. Included in the […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Keeney Center at the Wethersfield Historical Society 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, United States

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Keeney Center at the Wethersfield Historical Society 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, United States

Our February 10th meeting will be held in the Rotary Room at the Keeney Center, which is immediately across the street from the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. There is a large parking lot behind the building. If you enter through the backdoor, take the elevator up one flight (or stairs) and our meeting room—the Rotary Room—is immediately […]

Women in Historic Preservation Presentation

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Connecticut (NSCDA-CT) has been saving historic buildings, records and promoting American history programs for over 100 years. On March 4th, a representative from the Dames will be giving a free talk at Pomperaug Woods on pioneering women in Historic Preservation. The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, which […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Keeney Center at the Wethersfield Historical Society 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, United States

NSCDA-CT Annual Meeting

Sadly, the 2020 NSCDA-CT Annual Meeting cannot be held due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to gathering once again for future meetings, and we will keep you apprised of the 2020 meeting schedule here on NSCDA-CT.org.  

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

The September 2020 Board Meeting will be in person, though Zoom will be available for those unable to attend. Additionally, the new WDS Education and Visitor Center building is now complete and the September meeting will be the perfect opportunity to view it!

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

The October 2020 Board Meeting is currently scheduled as an in person meeting, to be held in The Webb Barn.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Update (11/8/2020): Due to the COVID-19 infection rate rising of late, Governor Lamont issued new guidelines (details may be read here and here) on November 5th which restrict private indoor and outdoor social gatherings to 10 people. As a result, we have cancelled the November 9th Board of Managers meeting which was to have been […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The December 2020 Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting will be sent out via email by Joshua Campbell Torrance, executive director of WDS. The meeting's agenda will be sent out […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The January 2021 Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting will be sent out via email and the meeting's agenda will be sent out in advance by Sally.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The February 2021 Board Meeting is currently scheduled for February 8th, although the format of this meeting is still to be determined. Due to COVID-19 related uncertainties, this meeting may be held in-person or online. Please check back soon for updates.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The March 2021 Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting, as well as the meeting's agenda, will be sent out in advance via email.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The April 2021 Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting, as well as the meeting’s agenda, will be sent out in advance via email. *Please note: although our BOM meetings are […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The May 2021 Board Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting, as well as the meeting’s agenda, will be sent out in advance via email.

NSCDA-CT Annual Meeting & Dedication of The Holcombe Education Center

The NSCDA-CT Annual Meeting, typically held in May, has been rescheduled to June 3rd. This will be an in-person meeting beginning at 11 am. A special boxed luncheon will be served following the meeting. At 1:30 there will be a champagne toast, dedication and tour of the new Holcombe Education Center. We will be following […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our June 2021 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, June 14 at 10:30 AM in the Webb Barn. Sally Kernan, Ann Burton, and Nancy MacColl will prepare a light lunch for all; please email Sally ([email protected]) if you plan to attend. For those unable to attend, we will try to provide a […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our September 2021 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, September 13 at 10:30 AM in the Webb Barn. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. The September 13th meeting will be a Board Orientation. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2021 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 12 at 10:30 AM in the Webb Barn. This gathering is scheduled for a Tuesday due to Columbus Day. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting […]

NSCDA-CT Semi-Annual Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2021 Semi-Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at 10:30 AM in the Webb Barn. At the moment, our meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our November 2021 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, November 8 at 10:30 AM in the Webb Barn. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Our December 2021 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, December 13 at 10:30 AM in the Education Center. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

The January 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, January 10 at 10:30 AM via Zoom. If you would like to be featured on the agenda, please contact NSCDA-CT president Sally Kernan at [email protected]. The link to the Zoom meeting will be sent out via email by Joshua Campbell Torrance, executive director […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Our February 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, February 14 at 10:30 AM in the Education Center. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Our March 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, March 14 at 10:30 AM in the Education Center. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

Tags & Treasures Preview Party

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

In celebration of Tags & Treasures 2022, please join us for the preview party on Friday, April 8th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the the Holcombe Education Center. Enjoy wine, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and be the first to view and buy some real treasures during this early-bird shopping opportunity! Please Note: The Preview […]

$35.00

Tags & Treasures 2022

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Tags & Treasures 2022 is approaching! The biennial event, held in the Webb-Deane-Stevens Barn, is our major fundraiser. The 2022 sale opens to the public on: Saturday, April 9th — 9 am to 3 pm Sunday, April 10th — 9 am to 3 pm Admission is $5.00. If you would like to be more involved […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Our April 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, April 11 at 10:30 AM in the Education Center. At the moment, Board of Managers meetings are scheduled to be in person. We will monitor events and move to a Zoom meeting if necessary.

Director and Collector Fridays

Our popular Zoom/virtual gatherings, Director and Collector Fridays, continue at 10 a.m. on April 15th with the presentation by Tita Hyland. Tita holds a Ph.D. in the History of Chinese Art. She has taught the history of Asian art at several universities, retiring in 2015 from Trinity College. Additionally, she worked in the Painting and […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

Our May 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, May 9 at 10:30 AM on Zoom. This is a fully remote, online meeting. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent out in advance by Joshua […]

NSCDA-CT 2022 Annual Meeting & Luncheon

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our May 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 18 at 11 AM in the Webb Barn. This event is $35.00 per person. Formal invitations will be sent out by mail, though we welcome you to RSVP and purchase your ticket online, below. *As an extra treat, special arrangements have been […]

$35.00

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our June 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, June 13 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our September 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, September 12 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day) at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

NSCDA-CT Semi-Annual Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2022 Semi-Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, October 19 at 11:00 AM in the Webb Barn. This event is $35.00 per person. Formal invitations have been sent out by mail, though we welcome you to RSVP and purchase your ticket online, below. *Our speaker at the Semi-Annual Meeting will be […]

$35.00

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our November 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, November 14 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

Our December 2022 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, December 19 at 10:30 AM via Zoom. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan. *Originally scheduled for 12/12/22. Rescheduled to a Zoom meeting on December 19th due to expected inclement weather and COVID concerns.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

Our January 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, January 9 at 10:30 AM on Zoom. This is a fully remote, online meeting (as will be our February meeting). If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan. A link to the Zoom meeting will be […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

Zoom (Online Meeting)

Our February 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, February 13 at 10:30 AM on Zoom. This is a fully remote, online meeting (as was our January meeting). If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan. A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent […]

Women & War: Presented by Louisa Iacuri from the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

ZOOM Webinar – Free

Click to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9zS-P5TwSkqcb1S4M_3Z4A Women have been involved in military conflicts from the beginning of time; some as warriors, some as spies, and others who made the munitions or simply called for peace. Connecticut women are among the finest and bravest who have stood for their cause – sometimes defying gender norms, and often without […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our March 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, March 13 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan. Following this meeting, there will be a luncheon and discussion about the future of Tags & Treasures led by […]

Amy Cogswell and the Webb Deane Stevens Colonial Revival Garden

ZOOM Webinar – Free

Click to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L6GwX7NqQUufin9v0FSoeg Professionally designed gardens were uncommon in the early 20th century, and female landscape architects extremely rare in a field that was traditionally dominated by men. Learn more about Amy Cogswell, one of the first female landscape architects in the United States and designer of the Colonial Revival Garden at the Webb […]

WDS Speakeasy Featuring the Mama Train Jazz Band

The Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Purchase tickets here: https://www.simpletix.com/e/wds-speakeasy-tickets-125535 Join us on Thursday, March 23, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, for the debut of the WDS Speakeasy! Enjoy live jazz from the Mama Train Jazz Band, dancing, delicious desserts, as well as tastings of Hartford Flavor Company’s all-natural, organic Wild Moon liqueur and tastings of exquisite fine wines with Jennifer’s […]

Hidden Women – Sarah Margu: A Child of the Amistad

The Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Purchase tickets here: https://www.simpletix.com/e/hidden-women-series-sarah-margu-a-child-tickets-125461 In honor of Women’s History Month, we share the story of Sarah Margu, performed by Museum Guide and Educator Tammy Denease. One of six children stolen from the shores of Africa, Margu – along with 52 others – would be held captive on the schooner Amistad.  During the voyage into captivity, […]

Trip to Yale University’s Hume American Furniture Study Center

The Leslie P. and George H. Hume American Furniture Study Center 900 West Campus Drive, West Haven, CT

On Wednesday, April 5th the Colonial Dames will have the opportunity to enjoy a tour of the Hume American Furniture Study Center located in the Collections Study Center at Yale’s West Campus, 900 West Campus Drive, West Haven, CT. Our tour guides will be John Stuart Gordon and Patricia E. Kane, curators of American Decorative […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our April 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, April 10 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

Spring Flower Workshop

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

  Why pay for expensive plants? Katherine Holden and Jeanne Goodwin of the NSCDA-CT will show you how to grow and care for dahlias and how to inexpensively propagate them. All equipment and materials are provided. Participants will take home up to five dahlias they have potted, as well as potted seeds and cuttings. The […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our May 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, May 8 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

NSCDA-CT Annual Meeting and Luncheon

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our May 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 AM in the Webb Barn. Our speaker will be Bill Hosley, well known and always entertaining scholar, historian, and writer who will give a talk on "Honor and Remembrance." We especially look forward to welcoming new members at the meeting!

$35

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our June 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Monday, June 12 at 10:30 AM in the Holcombe Center. If you wish to be featured on the agenda, please reach out to Sally Kernan.

Music of the Night

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Please join us for Music of the Night! Tickets are now on sale for Music of the Night, presented by the NSCDA-CT, on Wednesday, June, 21, 2023, from 5:30 - 8:30pm. Don't delay - tickets are limited! We hope you will join us for a festive summer solstice celebration at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum, […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Dr. Susan Holly, Senior Historian, U. S. Department of State, will give a special presentation on Silas Deane. She will give a public lecture about him Thursday evening September 21.

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2023 Board of Managers Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 10 at 10:30 AM. This gathering is scheduled for a Tuesday due to Columbus Day.

NSCDA-CT Semi-Annual Meeting

The Webb Barn 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

Our October 2023 Semi-Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, October 18 at 11:00 AM in the Webb Barn. This event is $35.00 per person. Formal invitations have been sent out by mail, though we welcome you to RSVP and purchase your ticket online, below. *Our speaker at the Semi-Annual Meeting will be […]

$35.00

NSCDA National Conference

St. Louis, MO

National Conference 2023 St. Louis, MO October 20-22, 2023 Join us October 20th-22nd, 2023 to connect with Dames from across the country, experience the beauty of St. Louis, and learn meaningful strategies to take home to YOUR Corporate Societies to better serve your communities. This conference is for ALL Dames – so join us for a “Gateway […]

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States

NSCDA-CT Board Meeting

The Holcombe Education Center at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT, United States