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April 2020

* CANCELLED * 100 Years of Fashion History

April 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal!   An exhibit of over 100 years of fashion from the collection of the Bristol Historical Society will be on display.Lisa Doyle-Bell will discuss the founding of the American textile industry and America’s profound influence on modern fashion. Learn about Connecticut’s and Bristol’s roles in the garment…

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* CANCELLED * Adult Coloring Craze Party!

April 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal!   Coloring Craze Party at the Bristol Historical Society continues on Friday, April 17th from 6:30-8:30pm! 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…

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May 2020

*CANCELLED * Preservation Day Open House!

May 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal!

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*CANCELED* Joseph Ives’ Portrait Unveiling

May 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal!   JOSEPH IVES’ PORTRAIT UNVEILING, Saturday May 9that 1pmRestored by Tom Yost of Oxford, ConnecticutSee the unveiling of Joseph Ives’ newly restored portrait ca. 1852; -A presentation on Ives, his impact on Bristol, and his innovations by several guest speakers.-Wine, drinks and food provided On Display–Ives’ restored…

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* CANCELLED * Adult Coloring Craze Party!

May 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal! Coloring Craze Party at the Bristol Historical Society continues on Friday, May 15th from 6:30-8:30pm! 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.…

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*CANCELED* Restoration of the Rye Playland Carousel

May 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal! Thursday May 21st Special Presentation: "RESTORATION OF THE RYE PLAYLAND CAROUSEL" Presented by WRF Designs restoration heads - William Finkenstein, Gabe Finkenstein - and scenic artist Cortlandt Hull The artistry of restoring a major iconic hand carved Charles Carmel 1915 carousel that was almost lost, due to…

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June 2020

* CANCELED * BHS Annual Meeting

June 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this event is cancelled. Please stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you when things get back to normal! The Annual Meeting for the Society will be held at 6 pm, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Voting will take place for the following offices: President First Vice President Director of the Board (multiple openings) Members can make nominations for these positions during the nomination period which begins…

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August 2020

* CANCELED * BHS Annual Dinner 2020

August 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chippanee Country Club, 6 Marsh Road
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
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$45

PLEASE NOTE: Our 2020 Annual Dinner has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 25th.

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September 2021

100 Years of Fashion – A Third Thursday Program

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

We all know Bristol for clocks and springs, but before that we were a textile town manufacturing knit underwear, crinolines to stockinettes, etc. Come to the Bristol Historical Society’s 3rd Thursday program on September 16th at 7pm to learn about textiles and fashion in Bristol and Connecticut. For you viewing pleasure, 100 years of fashion will be on display. Please come to the program wearing your best vintage (jewelry and hats count). Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members.…

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Adult Coloring Craze Party!

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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, September 17 from 6:30-8:30pm! Bring your coloring books, supplies and snacks and we supply the wine. 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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