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February 2019

History Bites: “The General’s Cook”

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Fairfield Museum Lunchtime Lectures

Ramin Ganeshram, Executive Director of the Westport Historical Society, will discuss her recent book The General’s Cook. Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington’s chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washingtons for…

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CT History Day Judges Workshop

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Free
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IMAGES 2019: Opening Reception

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

The Fairfield Museum is pleased to continue celebrating the exceptional work of talented photographers from across the region through the IMAGES 2019 Juried Photography Show, which opens on Thursday, February 28. A jury of three professional photographers will select approximately 40 photographs for the exhibition, and the selected photos will be shown alongside the inspiring work of adventure photographer Jen Edney. All of the images will be on display at the Fairfield Museum through April 28. The public is invited…

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March 2019

Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy

March 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

League of Women Voters of Fairfield  Powerful Voices: Connecticut Women Changing Democracy Sunday, March 10, 2019 2:30 to 4:30 p.m Join us for an interactive, multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame on powerful CT women’s voices for change in our democracy. Come discover the power of our own voices via these stories of inspirational women. Speaker Pam Dougherty will also talk about CWHF’s exciting community programs. You'll be inspired by CWHF's annual Girls Day at the Capitol…

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Museum After Dark: Mark Your Mark Artists’ Talk with John Paul O’Grodnick

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Free

Reception: 6 – 6:30pm. Presentation: 6:30pm Members: Free; Non-Members: $5. Reservations not required.

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History Bites: Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry

March 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry with Emery “Ted” Roth, author/architect/photographer Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation. Please bring a bagged lunch. Beverages and dessert will be provided.

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April 2019

History Bites: John Milnes Baker and American Architecture

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

In coordination with the Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, join award-winning architect and author John Milnes Baker on a tour of American architectural styles. Learn how financial, environmental and style factors influenced the American House while Baker explores the evolution of architectural culture, design, and materials, and how to remain authentic to the home’s history. Extended Lunchtime Chat: 12pm-2pm Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation.

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Roots to Branches Why Trees Matter

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Learn about the history of Connecticut’s forests, the condition of Fairfield’s trees and hear from those organizations that are proactively, replanting trees, creating corridors and green spaces for wildlife while reclaiming our native habitat. Learn how to plant a tree and properly apply mulch or take a tree ID walk with tree expert Don Parrot of CT Arborists Inc. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information email forestry@fairfieldct.org or call (203)…

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June 2019

Fairfield Museum Gala

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Save the Date: June 1, 2019 for the major Museum event of the season, an epicurean dinner on the Museum Commons and preview for the 2019 summer season of performances.

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Summer Camp Session 1: Explore the World

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$200 – $225 16 tickets left

Explore the natural environment surrounding the Fairfield Museum and discover the people who’ve lived along the coast. Explore the wide variety of open spaces including Ash Creek, St. Mary’s by the Sea, Pine Creek, and Jennings Beach. Learn how to make a sketchbook like the famous explorers and make drawings, sketches, paintings, and notes on our journeys. Study the local flora, fauna, observe bird life and listen to facts, folktales and stories of the sea and the Sound. Can we…

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July 2019

Summer Camp Session 2: Time Travelers

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$200 – $225 29 tickets left

History comes to life through an exploration of historic sites and fascinating events. Step back in time when Native Americans lived on the coast, become an explorer or tavern keeper, learn about Victorian pastimes, and onwards through the mid-20th century. Become immersed in different time periods through trailblazing, historic tours, role playing, fun games and hands-on activities. Return to the present with a full week of amazing adventures and projects! Session 2: July 8 – 12 | 10am – 2pm…

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Summer Camp Session 3: Super Spies

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$200 – $225 29 tickets left

Discover the intrigue, drama and our local connection with George Washington’s Culper Spy Ring. Find out more about spies throughout history, from the intrigues in Egypt and Rome to James Bond and the Cold War. Learn the skills and build the tools necessary to become a “super spy” by studying the history of spy-making, creating codes and disguises. Your mission: discover the mole in our midst, work as a team to create spy challenges and develop endurance by training with…

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August 2019

Summer Camp Session 4: Fairy Tales

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$200 – $225 30 tickets left

Step into the magical realm of Fairy Tales! Celebrate timeless tales through art. Each day campers will listen and discuss a new fairy tale, create an art project using various mediums and techniques and retell the day's tale with a short group skit. Campers will enjoy learning and expressing themselves through the arts! Let’s have fun! Session 4: August 05-09 | 10am – 2pm | Ages 6 – 10 Members: $200; Non-Members: $225

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Summer Camp Session 5: Colonial Life

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

Ogden House, 1520 Bronson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
$225 – $250 26 tickets left

Step back in time and discover what life was like in Colonial times at the 1750 Ogden House, located at 1520 Bronson Road in Fairfield. Dipping candles, writing with a feather pen and ink, and making homemade butter and ice cream were all in a day’s work. Campers spend four days learning and playing at the Ogden House, a Fairfield Saltbox home dating back to 1750, and the final day on the historic Town Green exploring a 19th century schoolhouse…

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Summer Camp Session 6: Colonial Life

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 23, 2019

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$225 – $250 28 tickets left

Step back in time and discover what life was like in Colonial times at the 1750 Ogden House, located at 1520 Bronson Road in Fairfield. Dipping candles, writing with a feather pen and ink, and making homemade butter and ice cream were all in a day’s work. Campers spend four days learning and playing at the Ogden House, a Fairfield Saltbox home dating back to 1750, and the final day on the historic Town Green exploring a 19th century schoolhouse…

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