A favorite event for young girls and their dolls returns to Hearthside Museum this summer with the American Girl Doll Garden Party being held on Saturday, July 31st. An afternoon of outdoor fun with history is in store for girls along with their doll as they learn about Samantha Parkington, the American Girl Doll who…

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The historic setting of Great Road’s Hearthside House Museum is an ideal spot for some old-fashioned summertime fun.  And nothing goes together better than summertime and ice cream.  On Sunday afternoon, July 25th, the Friends of Hearthside is offering a nostalgic filled afternoon with an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social & Garden Party being held between…

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Step back in time to when Whitin Machine Works employed nearly 5,000 workers from around the globe, and most of them lived right in town. Through the narration of town historian Ken Warchol, you’ll envision what daily life was like back then and appreciate how, through the dedication of the town’s factory employees, Whitin Machine…

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What did kids do 150 years ago for fun during the summer? In honor of Lincoln’s 150th birthday, the volunteers at the Pullen’s Corner Schoolhouse at Chase Farm Park are inviting children ages 5 and older and adults of all ages to come and find out with a special event, Passport to the Past being…

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Hearthside Museum announces its next film in the Outdoor Movie Series to be held on Saturday, July 10.  The 1942 Oscar award-winning timeless classic, Casablanca, will be shown in Hearthside’s yard where guests can watch from their lawn chairs. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in this love story about an expatriate American…

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The Museum of Work & Culture will be hosting a free preview of its New England Franco-Route GeoTour, created in association with the Québec Délégation in Boston and the French-Canadian Legacy of Manchester, on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00pm. The virtual preview event will feature representatives from each city of the Franco-Route of New…

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On Saturday afternoon, May 8th, the one-room Pullen’s Corner schoolhouse at Chase Farm Park, also known as “The Hot Potato School,” will celebrate the arrival of Spring with the long-lost tradition of May Baskets.  Children and adults are invited to create small paper baskets filled with flowers, just like it was done in years past…

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EVENT DATE:  Saturday, May 8 12:30 – 4:00 PM – PURCHASE TICKETS BY  May 3rd!  Just in time for Mother’s Day, this is a perfect treat for an outing with mom or friends.  The event features an exhibit of timeless treasures of exquisite textiles from Hearthside’s collections in this new exhibit which provides an enriching…

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