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June 2020

*CANCELED* BHS Annual Tag Sale and Bake Sale

June 5, 2020 @ 9:00 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! The Annual BHS Tag and Bake Sale fundraiser will be held Friday and Saturday, JUNE 5 & 6, 9AM –2PM both days. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year our bake sale was…

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*CANCELED* BHS Annual Tag Sale and Bake Sale

June 6, 2020 @ 9:00 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! The Annual BHS Tag and Bake Sale fundraiser will be held Friday and Saturday, JUNE 5 & 6, 9AM –2PM both days. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year our bake sale was…

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* 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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December 2020

Mini Christmas Outdoor Market

December 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The Bristol Historical Society has postponed its Outdoor Holiday Market until Friday, December 11th, 3-6pm. (The rain/snow date will be Dec. 12th, 3-6.) Due to this weekend’s potentially inclement weather, the event is being moved to next Friday evening. Please join us then to purchase ornaments, curated gift baskets, and holiday décor. Please note: There is one correction to the story that ran today in the Bristol Press. Some of our members had generously come forward to provide hot chocolate…

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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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Bristol Historical Society Children’s Scavenger Hunt!

September 25 - October 9

As part of our 50th anniversary, the Bristol Historical Society is offering two Scavenger Hunts designed for 3rd and 4th graders, but all ages are encouraged to participate! This hunt is sponsored by the Torrington Savings Bank. The Walking Scavenger Hunt exclusively covers the Federal Hill area, while the second DRIVING Scavenger Hunt features locations around the city. You may download copies of the scavenger hunts and the answer sheets here: BHS WALKING Scavenger Hunt (pdf) BHS DRIVING Scavenger Hunt…

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October 2021

Adult Coloring Craze Party!

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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, October 15 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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100th Anniversary of Veterans Memorial Park and Boulevard

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard Bristol, CT 06010 United States + Google Map

On Saturday October 16 (rain date: October 17) from 1pm to 5pm, the City of Bristol, its Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services Department, the Bristol Historical Society, along with the Bristol Veterans Council, Memorial Military Museum, and many volunteers are collaboratively presenting a Centennial Anniversary Program of the Veterans Memorial Boulevard (1921 – 2021).The event will include musical performances; in depth presentations of each memorial describing its significance; a children’s scavenger hunt; the opportunity to meet and talk with…

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