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Rebels vs. Tories Interactive Performance
July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm$15 – $20
Travel back in time to experience the infamous “Burning of Fairfield” in 1779 through two fascinating perspectives. The Fairfield Museum, New York theater director and former Fairfield native Allison Benko present an interactive performance about the British attack that explores the patriot and loyalist versions of that historic day.
Audience members are encouraged to celebrate or insult both sides, including a proclamation made by the British General William Tryon. Find out which side accepts blame for the ransacking of the Burr Mansion. Discover the role of Reverend John Sayre and other townspeople as we listen, learn and discover about that tragic day in Fairfield history.
Members: $15; Non-Members: $20. Purchase tickets in advance below.
Join us for Tavern Night | Sunday, July 8, 4 – 6pm
Discount with Rebels vs. Tories Ticket Holders: $20 per person
Relive the Sun Tavern’s history as a local place for gathering and libations. Enjoy the small-batch brews of Fairfield Craft Ales while enjoying live music. Enjoy tours of the Tap Room in the Tavern and discover how taverns have changed over the years. Generously sponsored by Fairfield Craft Ales.