Events 2023

April 22: OPENING Day at Leffingwell, ‘1773 Road to Revolution’, speak with Norwich citizens, Big Bear Trading Co., Colonial chocolate, Brown’s Artillery, Lebanon  Militia, The Kingston Reds, Antique guns.

May 6: OPENING Day Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop & Norwich Heritage and Regional Visitor Center; Reenactor Groups on the Norwichtown Green, Antique guns, Colonial chocolate, Big Bear Trading Co., the Kingston Reds.

June 7: Wed. Norwich Founders 122nd Annual Meeting,  5:30pm, Otis Library, Short meeting followed by a Presentation on the Clocks and Clockmakers of Norwich. Free and open to the public.
June 10: CT Open House Day, Free tour main floor Leffingwell, Free tour Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop, 11am-3pm, last tour at 2pm.
June 17: Living History –Arms & Crafts, Antique guns, Colonial women’s home crafts, Big Bear Trading Co., Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia 1776, Antique gun Collections, Wedges of time.
July 4: Tues. Be Revolutionary! 11-3, Flag raising 11am, presentations 11:30 & 1pm,  Museum display of flags & Revolutionary docs, Big Bear, Antique guns.
Aug. 19: Midsummer Living history, Museum display of 2 whaling journals + Mary Brewster a Whalers wife & Thomas Crocker blacksmith, Big Bear Trading Co., Antique guns, US Landing Party.
Sept. 23: Benedict Arnold Returns: 11:30,1:30. Presentations on Both sides of Benedict Arnold & comments by Gen. George Washington, Big Bear Trading Co., The Kingston Reds, Brown’s Artillery. 1pm- The Flock Theatre of New London annual delivery of well coffined & heroic ‘leg’ of Benedict with presentation to Norwich Mayor at Leffingwell.
Oct. 7: 364th Founders Day, Proclamations, Presentation, memorabilia hunt, The Kingston Reds Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia 1776.
Oct. 21: Scarecrow & Cocoa: Cocoa contest, Colonial chocolate, garden Scarecrow hunt, Big Bear Trading, cornhusk dolls, Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia 1776.
Oct. 27 & 28: Annual Haunted History, Arrowhead Investigation, [email protected]m
Oct. 29: 2023 season last day both museums.
Oct. 31: Tues. Trick & Treat at the Silversmith Shop.
Dec. 3: Christmas in the Colonies, Sun. 11-3, Holiday History, Music & Tastes of  the season; Big Bear Trading, Colonial Chocolate.