Events

The Windham Project will list Windham County's local events here.

The Windham Project Events


Date Time Location
Exhibition Dates April 15 - May 25th, 2017 Ongoing See Map for Locations (From Jillson Square along Main Street to Town Hall/White Water Park)
Opening Reception 4/20/17 5-8 PM Reception Begins at Kerri Gallery on Main Street, Willimantic, CT
Performance 4/20/17 5:30-6 pm / 7-7:30 PM Jillson Square, Willimantic, CT
Performance 4/20/17 6-6:30 PM Jillson Square, Willimantic, CT

Events


Date Time Location
Windham Textile & History Museum Exhibit 3/18-5/14
Coop Earth Day Fair 3/22/17 11-2 PM Willimantic Food Coop 91 Valley St. Willimantic, CT
Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra 4/12/17 Fine Arts Instructional Center, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham St., Willimantic, CT
UCONN BFA Art Show 4/13/17 6-8 PM ArtSpace, 480 Main St., Willimantic, CT
International Tea Day Celebration 4/15/17 4 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Tea and desserts from various countries, hosted by museum volunteers. Features a talk by Dr. Laura Crow, guest curator of the Museum's exhibit,
Tour of Three Bridges in Downtown Willimantic 4/22/17 55 Bridge St., Willimantic, CT
Spinning Bee 4/22/17 10-1 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Spinners of all levels of experience, bring your wheel and spin with other spinners. Hosted by Peggy Church.
Mill of the Month Excursion 4/22/17 Leave at 12 noon The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Join historian Bev York for an excursion to the Bigelow Rug Factory in Enfield, CT. Call 860-456-2178 or email themillmuseum@gmail.com for more information.
Mill of the Month, April 4/29/17 1 PM Central Village
Home movie afternoon 4/29/17 4 PM Museum Lyceum, The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Twenty-five years ago, in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the incorporation of Windham, CT, townspeople organized a historical fashion show
Thread City Hop Fest 4/30/17 1-5 PM Jillson Square, Downtown Willimantic, CT
Opening Day at the Railroad Museum 5/6/2017 tba CT Eastern Railroad Museum Rides, Food, Music and Fun!
Windham Walks 5/10/17 6 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Join historian Bev York for a historical walk celebrating the 325th anniversary of the incorporation of Windham, CT.
325th Anniversary Show, The Book of Windham 5/12-13 tba
Windham 325th Multi-Era Muster and Encampment 5/13/17 Begins at 10-4 PM Jillson Square Featuring 2nd South Carolina String Band, house tours, horse drawn wagon rides, artisans, children's historical activities, and a sidewalk chalk contest to be held at Jillson Square sponsored by The Jillson House,( the Windham Historical Society)
325th festival, Kids Event 5/13/17 The Jillson House Jillson Sq. Downtown Willimantic, CT
3rd Thursday Street Fest 5/18/17 6-9 PM Main Street, Downtown Willimantic, CT Food, vendors, live music and entertainment! Go to WillimanticStreetFest.org for more info.
River Fest Willimantic 5/20/17 10-4 PM White Water Park, Bridge St. Willimantic, CT Bridge St Paddle the Willimantic River then food, music, vendors, exhibits
3rd Annual Family & Community Expo 5/20/17 11-3 PM Jillson Square, Downtown Willimantic, CT
Spyro Gyra 5/20/17 8 PM Fine Arts Center at Eastern, High St.
Talk with Pieter Roos on Railroads 5/20/17 4 PM Museum Lyceum, The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Pieter Roos will present an illustrated talk on his research into the History of Trains and Railroads in Willimantic.
Spinning Bee 5/22/17 10-1 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Spinning Bee with Peggy Church.
Mill of the Month 5/22/17 4 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Join historian Bev York for an excursion to New London and Groton, CT, to visit Ft. Griswold and more. Call 860-456-2178 or email themillmuseum@gmail.com for more information.
Mill of the Month, May 5/27/17 The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Mill of the Month visits New London and Groton for more information call Windham Textile & History Museum 860-456-2178
Spinning / Fiber Arts 5/27/17 Every 4th Saturday – 10 PM to 1 PM The Windham Textile & Mill Museum Bring your spinning wheel or your knitting and drop by for this Spinning get together. Windham Textile & History Museum 860-456-2178 (email peggy.church@earthlink.net).

If you have an event happening during or around the dates of April 15th through May 25th 2017, please contact Webmaster@windhamproject.org to add the event to the Events web page.