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Wethersfield: Heritage Weekend

Description: 9 a.m.: Memorial Day Parade
The parade heads west on State Street to Nott Street then to Garden Street. It will then proceed down Garden Street, left onto Church Street and then right onto Main Street. It continues on Main Street, then take a left back onto Garden Street to Broad Street. The Reviewing Stand will be on the Broad Street Green. We will then proceed north on Broad Street and cross Marsh Street to the Village Cemetery (behind First Church) for the cemetery services.

10 a.m. Shops and restaurants open early.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: 4th Annual Spring Festival
Come join Heirloom Market for the 4th Annual Spring Festival, featuring local vendors and artisans, kid friendly activities, gardening talks, thousands of spring starts for your garden and an outdoor summer BBQ as well as from scratch baked pies and so much more.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Revolutionary War Encampment, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum.
Visitors can interact closely with the 5th Connecticut Regiment in full colonial dress, and enjoy entertaining demonstrations of 18th-century medicine, open-fire cookery, camp life, marching and musket firing and music. At 1 p.m. there will be a skirmish with a dashing band of British redcoats. Children are invited to learn to march and perform drills with wooden “muskets.” Also returning is the ever-popular Big Bear Trading Company, with reproduction 18 and 19th-century wares for soldiers and civilians alike. webb-deane-stevens.org

11 a.m.: CT Vintage Base Ball: Lisbon Tunnelmen vs. Wethersfield Red Onion at Cove Park, a 1864 Doubleheader.

Noon-2 p.m.: Book signing with Mark Granato at Heart of the Country, 169 Main Street. He will first be speaking at the Memorial Day Ceremony then heading over to sign copies of his book Stars in the Window. See website here.

May 25 & 26: Historic Heritage Walk
Take a journey through Wethersfield Heritage walk. A three mile self-guided tour by exhibit kiosks and wayside panels through Main Street, The Cove, Broad Street Green, and more. Look out for brochures at Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street or other stores and restaurants around the Main Street area.

Most events are free.
Location: Main Street, Wethersfield
URL: http://www.ctvisit.com/events/6th-annual-heritage-weekend
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm EDT
Duration: 7 hours
Category: Fairs and Festivals*, History*
Created by: DEFAULT ADMINISTRATOR
Updated: Friday, May 10, 2019 10:27am GMT