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September 2021

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival – Martín Espada

September 11, 2021, 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The second day of the 2021 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival includes a poetry workshop, readings by and discussions with contributors to “The Poetry of Capital” (an anthology released in 2021), and a musical performance. At 6 pm, we conclude with presenting poet Martín Espada reading from his latest book, “Floaters” as well as his 9/11 poem “Alabanza.”  [Read more]

Finding Poetic Wilds: A Green Poetry Workshop

September 12, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Finding Poetic Wilds: A Green Poetry Workshop is an invigorating two-hour poetry writing workshop, led by David Leff, for those who want to explore connections to nature and the conundrums posed by climate change, invasive species, and other environmental issues. [Read more]

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival – Margaret Gibson

September 12, 2021, 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The closing day of the 2021 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival includes a poetry workshop, readings by and discussions with contributors to “Waking Up to the Earth: Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Change” (an anthology released in 2021), and a musical performance. At 6pm, we conclude with presenting poet and Connecticut Poet Laureate Margaret Gibson, reading from her latest book “The Glass Globe.” [Read more]

Sold Out – 3rd Annual Knitting in the Company of Sheep

September 19, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join our friends from Clatter Ridge Farm outdoors at the sheep pasture at Hill-Stead to break their own record for “The Most People Knitting in the Company of Sheep.” [Read more]

Hill-Stead After Hours – September Stroll

September 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
hill-stead veranda in early fall

Meet your friends, enjoy a drink, stroll the breathtaking gardens & grounds at sunset in the cool of the evening, spend a night at the Museum, and take home a memento of your visit from the Museum Shop. [Read more]

October 2021

First Sunday at Hill-Stead

October 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Families are invited to explore Hill-Stead and enjoy quality time outside and inside! Self-guided tours from 1 to 4 pm. Beautiful melodies on the Steinway piano from 1 to 3 pm.  [Read more]

From the Porch – Edgar Allan Poe Reading

October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM
Edgar Allen Poe Re-enactor Campbell Harmonor C

Capture the spirit of the season with our favorite Edgar Allen Poe re-enactor. Actor Campbell Harmon is back to bring the author and poet to life through dramatic readings, historical biography and direct audience interaction. [Read more]

Date Change – Halloween on the Hill

October 31, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This event has been postponed from October 30 to October 31. Enjoy an incredible day at Hill-Stead as you stroll through the gorgeous grounds all gussied up for All Hallows’ Eve! [Read more]

November 2021

Wreath Ramble

November 6, 2021

Enjoy the crisp fall air as you meander Hill-Stead’s meadows and wooded trails, collecting goldenrod, purple loosestrife, evergreen fronds, and berries. Then, tables will be available outside, and you can create a seasonal wreath of your design. [Read more]

Wreath Ramble

November 7, 2021

Enjoy the crisp fall air as you meander Hill-Stead’s meadows and wooded trails, collecting goldenrod, purple loosestrife, evergreen fronds, and berries. Then, tables will be available outside, and you can create a seasonal wreath of your design. [Read more]

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