Program of Events

The Stafford Historical Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of the month from September through June (with the exception of January and February). All meetings are held at the Stafford Community Center, 3 Buckley Highway, at 7:00 P.M. unless otherwise noted. At each meeting, a speaker or a program of historical interest is presented, or a workshop is conducted. All meetings, programs and workshops are open to the public. 

Patten Schoolhouse Museum Open
Stafford Rotary Farm Day
Sunday, September 7, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Heritage Park, Buckley Highway (Rte 190) at Stafford Street, Stafford Springs, CT

The Stafford Rotary Club is hosting this event with proceeds going to various community efforts of the organization.   The Stafford Historical Society will have the Patten Schoolhouse Museum open in conjunction with this event and invite people to tour Stafford's oldest schoolhouse which has been restored by the society.   Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

Potluck Supper for Historical Society Members
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Stafford Community Center, 3 Buckley Highway, Stafford Springs, CT

This biannual event is for historical society members but new members are welcome to attend.  Everyone brings a potluck dish to share along with their own tableware and drink.   A business meeting will be conducted following the meal.

Annual Tag Sale
Saturday, October 4, 2014 (Rain Date October 11, 2014)
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Stafford Historical Society Museum, 5 Spring Street, Stafford Springs, CT

The annual tag sale is the historical society's biggest fundraising effort each year.   Donations of items for the tag sale are welcome until September 29.   We request that no clothing, electronic materials, exercise equipment or large appliances be donated.  Items may be brought to the Museum during any Open House (second Sunday of month from 2:00 - 4:00) or Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.   If you have any questions please call Bonnie Tetrault at 860-684-9582.  

To Be Announced
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
The 2014 - 2015 Program of Events will be announced in August

To Be Announced
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00 p.m.
The 2014 - 2015 Program of Events will be announced in August