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Benedict Arnold Returns at the Leffingwell House Museum Norwich

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Benedict Arnold Returns will be held on September 21st from 11 am to 4 pm at the Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich. Experience the Annual Return of the Infamous Benedict to the Leffingwell House Museum. Listen as reenactor Kevin Titus portrays both 'coats' of Benedict. Experience Colonial life and History recreated by Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia. Hear the Cannon of Brown's Company of Artillery. At 1pm enjoy the annual delivery and presentation to Norwich Mayor of the 'heroic' leg…

Benedict Arnold Returns at the Leffingwell House Museum Norwich

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Benedict Arnold Returns will be held on September 21st from 11 am to 4 pm at the Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich. Experience the Annual Return of the Infamous Benedict to the Leffingwell House Museum on Sat. Sept.21. Listen as reenactor Kevin Titus portrays both 'coats' of Benedict. Experience Colonial life and History recreated by Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia. Hear the Cannon of Brown's Company of Artillery. At 1pm enjoy the annual delivery and presentation to Norwich Mayor of…

2019 Walktober – The Norwich Freedom Trail

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober - The Norwich Freedom Trail will take place on September 24th from 10 am to 12 pm at City Hall in Norwich. During the Nineteenth Century, the City of Norwich was home to a vibrant abolitionist movement. Residents such as David Ruggles played an active role in the Underground Railroad and the Harris Sisters attended Prudence Crandall’s controversial “Young Ladies and Little Misses of Color” school in Canterbury. On this tour, you’ll hear incredible stories about colonial…

Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike Norwich

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike will be held on September 28th from 8 am to 5 pm in Downtown Norwich. THE ACTUAL HIKE ITSELF IS FOR VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY, NATIONAL GUARD, AND RESERVISTS ONLY. Participants hike 22km (13.67 miles), while carrying 22kg (48.5lbs), wearing Silkies, combat boots, and a ruck - 22 representing the 22 military suicides a day. The Irreverent Warriors Silkies hikes are a series of events across the nation designed to PREVENT veteran suicide by bringing veterans…

GNACC Healthy Living Festival at Dodd Stadium

September 28 @ 10:00 am - October 16 @ 2:00 pm

Join GNACC for the Annual HEALTHY LIVING FESTIVAL at Dodd Stadium brought to you by the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Committee. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 CT Tigers - Dodd Stadium, 14 Stott Ave, Norwich CT 06360 Time: 10am - 2pm This is a Free Community Event to showcase local health-related businesses while providing local families with a day of FUN and EDUCATION!! If you are a local health-related business and would like to provide local families with…

2019 Healthy Living Festival at Dodd Stadium Norwich

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The 2019 Healthy Living Festival will be held from 10 am to 2 pm on September 28th at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. Join us for our Annual HEALTHY LIVING FESTIVAL brought to you by our Gnacc Chamber Committee in partnership with at Backus Hospital; Norwichtown Rehabilitation and Care Center; and Three Rivers Community College ​This is a FREE Community Event to showcase local health-related businesses while providing local families with a day of FUN and EDUCATION!! Bringing our local community…

2019 Walktober – Ellis Walter Ruley: Norwich Artist

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The 2019 Walktober - Ellis Walter Ruley: Norwich Artist will be held on September 28th from 10 am to 11 am at Ellis Walter Ruley Memorial Park in Norwich. Ellis Walter Ruley was a self-taught African American artist from Norwich. In 1933, he married a white woman named Wilhelmina Fox, and as Norwich’s first interracial couple, Ellis and Wilhelmina faced considerable unkindness from disapproving neighbors. The couple, along with extended family lived, in an old farmhouse off Hammond Ave. Slater…

2019 Walktober – Aaron Dwight Stevens at Norwichtown Green

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The 2019 Walktober - Aaron Dwight Stevents will be held on September 29th from 10 am to 11 am at the Norwichtown Green in Norwich. In October of 1859, Lisbon born and Norwich raised, Aaron Dwight Stevens, along with John Brown, led an historic raid at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, and woke the Nation up to a new day in our history which was the impetus to put an end to slavery. That, however, was only a part of Dwight’s adventurous…

2019 Walktober – A Jaunt Along The Heritage Trail

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober - A Jaunt Along the Heritage Trail will be held on September 29th from 1 pm to 3 pm at Howard T. Brown Park in Norwich. The Heritage Trail is a riverfront trail that runs along the Yantic River from historic Chelsea Harbor to Uncas Leap Heritage Park. Visit a beautiful natural resource, learn about plans to expand the trail and to create additional walking opportunities in the city. The tour will begin in Howard T. Brown…

Walktober 2019 – Norwich City Hall and the Golden Clock Tower

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2019 Walktober - Norwich City Hall and the Golden Clock Tower will be held on October 4th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm at the Norwich City Hall in Norwich. Walktober is about the outdoors but Norwich City Hall is a true work of art that should be visited. Completed in 1873, the building features "dungeon-like" cells in the basement, French Second Empire architecture, and many of the original furnishings. It is a true masterpiece of craftsmanship punctuated with a…

NT Fall Fest at Norwich Technical High School

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The NT Fall Fest will be held on October 4th from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Norwich Technical High School in Norwich. The Class 2020 is bringing students, their families and the greater community a fall festival filled with a car show, a craft vendor fair and corn hole tournament. There will be music, prizes, food trucks for dinner and fun! Come shop the craft fair and check out some great cars being shown off!! If you are…

2019 Walktober – Ye Antient Burying Grounds of Norwich

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober - Ye Antient Burying Grounds of Norwich will be held on October 5th from 10:30 am to 12 pm at Elm Ave in Norwich. Join local expert, Dave Oat, on a walk through the old Colonial burial grounds in Norwichtown. Here you will see a variety of hand cut colonial tombstones and discover what they can tell us about early life in Colonial Norwich. Dave will explain the history behind the various styles of headstone carvings while…

Norwich Founders Day at the Leffingwell House Museum

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Norwich Founders Day will be held on October 5th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich. 360 years ago, 35 families settled the 9 Mile Square of Norwich. On Sat. Oct.5, Celebrate those families and the Founding of Norwich at the Leffingwell House Museum. Listen as the Bells of Norwich ring for each of the 35 Founding families with City and State Proclamations read at noon. Engage in an ‘I Spy a Founder' memorabilia…

2019 Walktober – Notables of Yantic Cemetery at the Yantic Cemetery Norwich

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The 2019 Walktober - Notables of Yantic Cemetery will be held on October 5th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm at the Yantic Cemetery in Norwich. Please join local expert, Dave Oat, for a fascinating tour through the historic Yantic Cemetery. You will hear stories about the notable Norwich residents buried here, learn about victorian era funerary practices, and discover the history behind the impressive nineteenth century monuments in the cemetery. Yantic Cemetery is located at 68 Lafayette Street in…

2019 Walktober – Norwich Millionaires’ Triangle Chelsea Parade

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober- Norwich Millionaires Triangle will be held on October 6th from 10 am to 12 pm at the Chelsea Parade Historic District in Norwich. Meet the families who lived in the mansions along Washington St. and Broadway - Norwich's Millionaires' Triangle - in the last half of the 19th century when Norwich was a wealthy manufacturing center whose residents drew the attention of people across the nation. We'll talk about who they were and how they lived during…

East Great Plain Vol. FD Fall Festival/5K Norwich

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The East Great Plain Volunteer Fire Department Fall Festival will be held on October 12th from 8 am to 2 pm at the East Great Plain Volunteer Department in Norwich. Join us on Sat. Oct. 12th! We will have a 5k Walk/Run starting at 8am and then will have a Huge Vendor Showcase for you to check out amazing items from an array of vendors! Get a jump start on that holiday shopping with 1 of a kind unique gifts…

2019 Walktober The Legend of Uncas Leap

2019 Walktober The Legend of Uncas Leap

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober, The Legend of Uncas Leap will be held on October 12th from 10 am to 12 pm at the Uncas Leap Heritage Area in Norwich. Visit the Yantic River gorge, a wonderful natural resource that is home to the legend of Uncas Leap. This tour will travel from the planned Uncas Leap Heritage Area to the Royal Mohegan Burial Ground. Explore the deep significance of the Mohegan Tribe's heritage and its connection with the City of Norwich.…

2019 Walktober – Firearm Factories of Norwich

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The 2019 Walktober - Firearm Factories of Norwich will be held on October 14th from 1 pm to 4 pm at Norwich City Hall in Norwich. Visit the factories where firearms were manufactured from the mid 1800’s to 1931. Learn about the interesting history of the firearms industry in the Rose City. Sponsored by Guns of Norwich Historical Society. Parking: City Hall Garage This walk is 2 miles and is very difficult. There are no restrooms available and no dogs…

2019 Walktober – Maritime History of Norwich through Civil War

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The 2019 Walktober - Maritime History of Norwich through Civil War will be held on October 19th from 10 am to 11:30 am at Howard T. Brown Park in Norwich. Turn the clock back to the time of the "War of The Rebellion" and speak with Commodore Joseph Lanman, a native of Norwich, and his wife Ann Cornelia. This walking tour will cover Norwich's maritime history, from the first English settlers and Mohicans, through the Revolutionary War, and on into…

Scarecrows & Cocoa at the Leffingwell House Museum Norwich

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Scarecrows & Cocoa will be held on October 19th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich. Start with a Scavenger hunt in the business sponsored Scarecrow Garden and craft a cornhusk doll. During your tour of the circa 1675 house, watch as chocolatier Robert Lecce demonstrates the Art of making chocolate in the Summer Kitchen, then experience a cocoa tasting in the Colonial Kitchen to select the Leffingwell cocoa recipe for 2019. End your…






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