The Barkhamsted Historical Society is working to preserve and share the history and culture of the Connecticut town of Barkhamsted. In these pages we hope to share with you information, sights and flavors of Barkhamsted, past and present.
April 11,2014 at 7pm - Kandie Carle gives a performance of" The Victorian Lady".
Barkhamsted Historical Society invites you to join us on Friday,April 11th at 7PM
at the Barkhamsted Senior Center,109 West River Rd,Pleasant Valley,CT, for a
special one woman show by Ms.Carle as she takes the audience on a journey of
discovery by using clothing and accessories as a tool.She dresses in layer upon
layer of the clothing of the chosen period (1860's) and as each piece is
added,she explains how it was worn,as well as when and where it was appropriate.Throughout the presentation she shares insights into the
clothing,lifestyle,manners,etiquette and customs of men,women and
children.Included are interesting annecdotes and 'myth busting'.The performance
is full of audience interaction and edited for those attending.
limited to 90 people. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Questions
call:Noreen Watson 860 738-1152
Barkhamsted Historical Society invites you to attend some Spring activities at
the Squire's Tavern,100 East River Rd,Barkhamsted on Sat. April 12th @ 1pm.
watch and learn with us:
We will have a live sheep
shearing demonstration by two of our members.Also Barkhamsted resident fly
fishing expert, David Sweeney will teach us what we need and how to start
learning to fly fish, as so many who come from all over the country do right in
the Farmington River in Pleasant Valley. Dave will have extra poles along so you
can try it for yourself. Save the date and come on down! Questions call: Noreen
Watson 860 738 1152
Take a virtual tour of Squires Tavern
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The Squire's Tavern Store now has mugs,trivets and refrigerator magnets
for purchase.The mugs come in 3 styles and cost $10 each,the trivets are
$15 each and feature several scenes from Barkhamsted, and the magnets
come in 3 styles and cost $5 each.Great ideas for gifts.Stop in and see!