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370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
(203) 259-1598

April 2020

Where’s Walt? Live on Facebook!

April 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Can you guess where Walt will livestream from this week? Tune in on Facebook Tuesday at 3:30 to find out where Walt will be and learn the stories behind another of our town's unique and historic places? Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Storytime Live!

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Facebook on Wednesday morning with a Fairfield Museum staff member as they live stream a great story! This week, Mike Jehle, Fairfield Museum's own Executive Director, reads How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long with illustrations by David Shannon. Travel with young Jeremy Jacob and the pirate crew on their voyage filled with buried treasure, sea chanteys, pirate talk and more.

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History Bites! Live on Facebook!

April 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie Pasteryak, Fairfield Museum Director of Interpretation, as she brings our History Bites Lunchtime Chat series to you, live and online! This Wednesday, Laurie will share the history behind the amazing dresses from the 1950s, 60s & 70s in our "Floral Expressions: 200 Years of Women's Power through Fashion." exhibition. Here's a sneak peak - Tune in to learn more!

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This Old Thing!

April 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection on Facebook every Thursday @ 3:30. This week, Laurie posts the story behind this striking hat from the 1920s!

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Weekly Art Challenge!

April 20 @ 9:30 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

This week, let's carve soap!  Learn about this Revolutionary War-era carved powder horn with lots of local history, and take on your own scrimshaw art challenge with a bar of soap.

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Where’s Walt?

April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Where will Walt be this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30 to discover another of our town's unique and historic places? Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Storytime Live!

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 9:50 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in this Wednesday, Earth Day, with Walt as he reads Dear Children of the Earth by Schim Schimmel, a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere. 

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Arts & Crafts for Kids! NEW THIS WEEK

April 22 @ 3:30 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Discover arts and crafts projects that can be made with materials in and around your home. Each week Tara will guide kids through one activity and offer ideas for others. This week, to celebrate Earth Day, we will explore creative ways to make projects with natural materials found outside or in your yard.

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Where’s Walt!

April 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Where will Walt be this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30 to discover another of our town's unique and historic places? Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Storytime Live!

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in this Wednesday with Karen as she reads a wonderful children's story for all to enjoy!

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History Bites!

April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

This week, join Laurie on Facebook Live to learn about the layers of history buried beneath our feet on Fairfield's Historic Town Green.

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This Old Thing!

April 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie live on Facebook to take a VERY close look at this colonial spoon, an artifact found on the Fairfield Town Green. Learn about how archaeologists and historians uncovered its history from barely there details.

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May 2020

Where’s Walt?

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

A new week means a new place for Walt to explore? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30 to discover where Walt will live stream from this week. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Storytime Live!

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Wednesday with Tara as she reads a childhood classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Tara will also share some arts & crafts projects related to the book.

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History Bites!

May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

It's National Nurses Day on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Join Laurie for History Bites to learn about a few special nurses in Fairfield's history.

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This Old Thing!

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection. This week we'll talk about the Ogden family and how they farmed the land surveyed on this 1769 property map.

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Where’s Walt?

May 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

A new week means a new place for Walt to explore? Tune in this Tuesday at 3:30 to discover where Walt will live stream from this week. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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StoryTime Live!

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Wednesday morning with one of the Fairfield Museum staff members as we read another great children's story for all to enjoy!

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History Bites!

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie Pasteryak, the Fairfield Museum's Director of Interpretation, as she brings History Bites to you, live and online! This week, Laurie digs into the agricultural history of our area!

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This Old Thing!

May 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection. This week Laurie talks about a historical agricultural tool used to farm in the Fairfield area.

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Where’s Walt?

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

A new week means a new place for Walt to explore? Tune in this Tuesday at 3:30 to discover where Walt will live stream from this week. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Share Your Stories!

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Wednesday morning with one of the Fairfield Museum staff members to learn the story behind Blinn's, the beloved Fairfield toy store!

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History Bites!

May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie Pasteryak as she brings History Bites to you, live and online! This week, Laurie discusses the history of local business.  

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This Old Thing!

May 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie on Thursday afternoons to learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection.  

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Where’s Walt?

May 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

A new week means a new place for Walt to explore? Tune in this Tuesday at 3:30 to discover where Walt will live stream from this week. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Share Your Stories!

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Wednesday when we share stories of High School Senior Year through the ages. How did you celebrate?

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History Bites!

May 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie Pasteryak as she brings History Bites to you, live and online! This week, learn about Gideon Nichols of Fairfield who served during the Civil War with the Second Light Battery, Connecticut Volunteer’s Artillery that fought at Gettysburg.     

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This Old Thing!

May 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Laurie on Thursday afternoons to learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection. This Thursday, learn about a poster from our collection and the history of Fairfield's beloved Dogwood Festival.    

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June 2020

Where’s Walt?

June 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Where will Walt turn up this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30pm to find out and learn about another historic area of Fairfield. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Share Your Stories!

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Tune in on Wednesday and share your stories. This week we focus on School Athletics!  What are your favorite school sports memories from your childhood?   

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This Old Thing!

June 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Walt on Thursday afternoon to learn about Project Nike (named after Nike, the goddess of victory from Greek mythology), a Fairfield based, U.S. Army project proposed in May 1945.    

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Where’s Walt?

June 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Where will Walt turn up this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30pm to find out and learn about another historic area of Fairfield. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Share Your Stories!

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

School and professional sports are canceled or on pause but our personal memories are alive. Celebrate local sports history by tuning in on Wednesday morning, sharing your stories and learning a little about local baseball legend!  

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This Old Thing!

June 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join us this week to learn the incredible history behind this “Constitutional Grievances” Plate from the 1830s. This plate records the first amendment in honor of printer Elijah Lovejoy who was killed by a mob in Illinois for publishing anti-slavery ideas.    

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Where’s Walt?

June 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Where will Walt turn up this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30pm to find out and learn about another historic area of Fairfield. Let us know if there's a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?

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Share Your Stories!

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Summer is fast approaching and nowhere is summer better than at the beach! This week, share your favorite stories from time spent on Fairfield's great beaches!    

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Part One: “The Burning of Fairfield” Three-part Mini-series!

June 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join the Fairfield Museum’s Walt Matis on Facebook, Tuesday at 3:30PM for Part one of our three-week virtual mini-series commemorating the infamous “Burning of Fairfield.” Learn about the event and what life was like in Fairfield during the American Revolution and June and July of 1779. Available: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/

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Part Two: “The Burning of Fairfield” Three-part Mini-series!

June 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join the Fairfield Museum’s Walt Matis on Facebook, Tuesday at 3:30PM for Part two of our three-week virtual mini-series commemorating the infamous “Burning of Fairfield.” Learn about the event and what life was like in Fairfield during the American Revolution and June and July of 1779. Part One & Part Two Available at: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/

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July 2020

Part Three: “The Burning of Fairfield” Three-part Mini-series!

July 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join the Fairfield Museum’s Walt Matis on Facebook, Tuesday at 3:30PM for the final episode of our three-week virtual mini-series commemorating the infamous “Burning of Fairfield.” Learn about the event and what life was like in Fairfield during the American Revolution and June and July of 1779. Available at: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/live/

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