Winsted: Winchester Center Day

Description: All are invited to take a trip to the heart of historic Litchfield County to experience the sights and sounds Winchester Center Day. Winchester Center is a quaint New England community, complete with tree-lined roads and a town green surrounded by the Congregational Church, Grange Hall and historic homes.
The numerous organizations of Winchester Center have each planned events as part of this special community day. The Winchester Center Congregational Church, established in 1771, will host a Vintage Car and Motorcycle Show with trophies and musical entertainment in the Gazebo on the Green by Kevin and Pete, as well as an open house with demonstrations, guided tours showcasing their history, childrenís activities including a fun community scavenger hunt, horse drawn wagon rides by Freundís Farm Market and more.
Winchester Grange will host a large tag sale inside the lower Grange Hall with the proceeds to benefit FISH/Friends in Service to Humanity of Northwestern Connecticut and Winchester Grange.
An art show presented by Victor Legere will be on display in the upper Grange Hall.
The Winchester Center Historical Association will have their museum open throughout the day, giving tours of the Old Chapel with many items on display, and will also be presenting a blacksmith demonstration. While visiting the museum, be sure to note the old chimney which marks the home of the first settler of Winchester Center, Caleb Beach, in 1750.
The Little Red Schoolhouse Association will also be participating in the events of the day with a booth at the Winchester Center Historical Association documenting the current preservation efforts taking place at the Schoolhouse.
The Winchester Center Volunteer Fire Department, organized in 1948 and located behind the Grange Hall, will have its firetrucks on display and foam demonstrations.
Food will be available for purchase throughout the day at the Church and the Grange Hall.
Location: 100 Newfield Rd., Winsted
URL: http://www.ctvisit.com/events/winchester-center-day
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm EDT
Duration: 2 hours
Category: Fairs and Festivals*
Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:40am GMT