Avery-Copp House Museum Fall 2018 Calendar of Events
CSI: Connecticut Style
Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7 pm | Italian-American Citizen Club, Groton CT
Enjoy wine and desserts while solving crimes with Jim Streeter, a forensic evidence examiner! He will show how handwriting, footprints and tire tracks are used in real cases. (Age 14+)
$20 in advance / $25 at the door
Pirates & Sailors Galore!
Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 1 - 3 pm | Avery-Copp House Museum
Discover the exciting lives of sailors and pirates. Children go on a treasure hunt and make a nautical craft to take home. Costumes are encouraged!
$12 member/$10 child/$15 adult
Ghosts of Thames Street
Friday, October 26, 2018 | 6, 6:30 or 7 pm | Avery-Copp House Museum
Guided nighttime walking tour of haunted Thames Street sites. Come hear about sightings & Groton Bank ghost stories!!!
$12 member/$15 nonmember
History Mystery Gala
Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 7 pm | Shennecossett Yacht Club, Groton CT
Costumes & Cocktails! Food & Fun! Join the Avery-Copp House for a history-themed fundraising Gala. Music, finger food, libations & mystery raffle. Costumes encouraged!
$50 per person
Women’s Pink Tea
Sunday, November 4, 2018 | 2 pm | Avery-Copp House Museum
A century ago, in 1918, American women did not have the right to vote. Historically, gatherings known as ‘pink teas’ were an essential forum for women to organize & strategize about the pursuit of women’s rights. Learn about the suffrage movement and enjoy tea & baked goods.
$20 member/$25 nonmember
Herbs for Hearth & Health - Prepare for Winter!
Sunday, November 18, 2018 | 2 - 4 pm | Avery-Copp House Museum
Learn how herbs were used historically for medicine & cooking. Touch, taste and smell a variety of plants and make an herbal wellness product to take home. Class concludes with herbal tea and treats.
$15 member/$20 nonmember
Annual Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 9, 2018 | 4 - 6 pm | Avery-Copp House Museum
Experience the magic of Christmas past and explore the museum decorated for the holidays as it might have been a century ago. Refreshments will be served.
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT - Please bring a Groton Food Bank Donation
A Christmas Carol - Dickens Parlor Christmas Program
Friday, December 14, 2018 | 6 pm Avery-Copp House Museum
Spend an evening with historic interpreter Jennifer Emerson enjoying
a dramatic reading of “A Christmas Carol”.
$20 member / $25 nonmember
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