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April 2019

Radium Girls

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Colleen Nicastro, Director of Interpretation for the American Clock & Watch Museum, will present her program on the Radium Dial Painters: Their Fatal Brush with Death, on Thursday, April 25 at 7pm. Behind the story of the Clock & Watch industries’ success, lies a tragic story of employee sacrifice. For a time, little was known about the toxic working conditions of the young women in the dial painting industry. Their story was eventually heard, but many did not live to…

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Preservation Day at BHS!

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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In celebration of Preservation Week (April 21-27, 2019) we encourage Bristol residents to come to the Bristol Historical Society on Saturday, April 27th between the hours of 10am –2pm and bring any items they wish to donate or allow us to copy for our collection. Created by the American Library Association and partner organizations in 2010, Preservation Week raises awareness in the archival community. Memories and treasures should last a lifetime and be passed on. It inspires actions to preserve…

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May 2019

BSHoF Event : “Bristol Sports Trivia Night”

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The Bristol Sports Hall of Fame will host a “Bristol Sports Trivia Night” at the Bristol Historical Society on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The program will begin at 7pm and is free to the public. Doors will be open at 6:30pm and refreshments will be served. There will also be prizes for the winning teams! Please visit the BSHOF website at www.bshof.org for more details about this fun night or call 860-589-2415.

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1939: Hollywood’s Golden Age

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

The stories behind the classics with film clips and rare photos. Presented by film historians Cortlandt Hull and Robert Adamczyk. $5 donation, refreshments will be served.

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Adult Coloring Craze Party!

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Coloring Craze Party at the Bristol Historical Society continues on Friday, May 17 from 7-9 pm. Bring your coloring books and supplies and we supply the wine and cheese. The Society is located at 98 Summer Street Bristol, $5 entrance fee, pre-registration is required, but walk-ins are welcome. For mail requests write to Color Craze BHS PO Box 1393, Bristol, 06011-1393 or call at 860-583-6309.

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BHS Annual Tag Sale!

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The annual BHS Tag Sale fundraiser will be May 24th& 25th! Tag Sale hours will be 9AM –2PM both Friday and Saturday. This is Memorial Day Weekend. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year the bake sale proved to be popular. If you enjoy baking, please consider sending something to share! Items can be brought in Friday after 8am and until 2pm for Saturday. Thank you!

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BHS Annual Tag Sale!

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The annual BHS Tag Sale fundraiser will be May 24th& 25th! Tag Sale hours will be 9AM –2PM both Friday and Saturday. This is Memorial Day Weekend. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year the bake sale proved to be popular. If you enjoy baking, please consider sending something to share! Items can be brought in Friday after 8am and until 2pm for Saturday. Thank you!

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Music Among the Memorials

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard Bristol, CT 06010 United States + Google Map

On Sunday, May 26 at 2pm, there will be a live concert on the Memorial Boulevard in Bristol featuring music from the Revolutionary War through Vietnam. It will combine both popular home front music and military songs of the day with an emphasis on World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. The performance will feature lead singer Wanda Houston who has lived and performed professionally throughout the U.S. and Europe, on Broadway stages, in films, recordings and television. She…

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Movie: “Gunga Din”

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - June 1 @ 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$3

Hollywood at the Bijou presents "Gunga Din" a swashbuckling classic with Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Fontaine and Sam Jaffe plus vintage cartoons shown on REAL film!

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June 2019

BHS Annual Dinner 2019

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central Street
Forestville, 06010 United States
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Please join us for an evening with Bristol Historical Society members and friends as we recognize the recipients of our annual awards on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with Dinner served at 6:15 p.m. Location: Nuchie's Restaurant • 164 Central Street, Forestville Cost: $35 for Adults, $15 for Children (ages 14 & under) The evening will feature a review of projects to date and a preview of the upcoming year. The BHS Scholarship, Volunteer of the…

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