Join us for many new events this summer and fall at The Hyland House Museum!
June 1 & 2 Museum Opens
June 8 Connecticut Open House Day
June 22 12-4pm Blacksmithing Demonstration – Master Blacksmith Tony Kowalski forges Colonial style tools. $10
June 23 Juneteenth Garden Party – Witness Stones project
July 20 Children’s Toys and Furniture – Come learn new things about the early 1700’s Colonial era in Guilford as you view our extensive collections. Free tours during opening hours!
July 27 & 28 Hearthcooking Demonstration – 12-4 pm Come watch and learn during a re-creation of Colonial Hearth Cooking at the Hyland House Museum! Docent Sue Kowalski will demonstrate how to cook a delicious supper with Colonial style ingredients and using our authentic utensils & pots over the charcoal fires of the Hyland House’s hearth. $10
August 4 Architectural Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Guilford – Meet at Hyland House @10am for a 2hour tour of Guilford’s historic sites, with many stories! $10
August 24 Embroidery Workshop – Join our docents as they lead you through the delicate embroidery of a Colonial style sampler. All materials are provided. $25
September 7 Evening in White – Come join us for our annual fundraiser garden dinner party where everyone dresses in white! Please see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evening-in-white-tickets-62684907245 for tickets and dinerenblanc.com for more details of this world-wide fun and festive event!
September 21 Members Only Cocktail Reception. 6 – 8 pm. Eat, drink, and be merry with your fellow members at our annual candlelit party as we celebrate the start of our next century as a museum. Free for members.
September 28 Hearthcooking Class with Dinner – Get ready to chop, stir and keep the fires burning! Docent Sue Kowalski once again cooks up a fabulous meal over the hearth, which participants then share together in the Hyland House’s large kitchen. $55 members, $65 non-members
October 12 Open Hearth Cooked Dinner Class – Join us for this special event with Hyland House’s President Bob Donahue. Learn how to cook a meal over charcoal fires in our large c. 1713 hearth. A delicious dinner is then served at our elaborately decorated tables as we sit down to eat in the Hall and Parlour Rooms of the Hyland House. Please call 203-453-9477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.