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June 2019

Third Thursday Program: “Letters from the Trunk”

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Join us for this month's Third Thursday Program, "Letters from the Trunk" on Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7pm at the Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street. The J.H. Sessions and Son. Co. was a longtime presence in Bristol's manufacturing history. Established by John Humphrey Sessions in 1854, the business flourished until near the end of the 20th Century. Historian Bob Adamczyk will explore the influences of the Sessions family and their business on Bristol and beyond. A display of family…

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2019 BHS Annual Meeting

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! 2019 BHS Annual Meeting, 6pm.

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July 2019

100th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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On July 18, The Bristol Historical Society will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish of Bristol. After a short presentation of the planning and work it took to receive permission to start the parish and its beginning years, a dvd covering highlights of the 100 years will be shown. There will also be photographic and memorabilia displayed in the room. Members of the Anniversary Committee will be on hand to answer questions. The commemorative 100th Anniversary ornament…

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Movie: “The Adventure’s of Sherlock Holmes” Fri & Sat, July 26 & 27, 7pm

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Continuing to celebrate this year's film series of "1939 Hollywood's Golden Year!" "ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES" starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Ida Lupino based on the William Gillette play. Shown on film with classic short cartoons. Presented by The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum $3.00 Donation - Refreshments available Bristol Historical Society 98 Summer Street, Bristol, CT. www.preservehollywood.org

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August 2019

Dog Day of Summer!

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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Spend a fun filled day with the dogs! Sponsored by the Bristol Historical Society and the Memorial Military Museum. Bring your 2019 Bristol Museums Passport or pick one up today to have it stamped with the Memorial Military Museum Paw Print and the BHS stamp! Free admission for all. At 10:30 AM: BHS offers "READING WITH THE DOGS!" The fun starts at 10:30am when Robert Casey & his dog Aspen come to visit. They are affiliated with the national organization…

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Movie: “Gone With The Wind” Fri & Sat, Aug 23rd & 24th, 7pm

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - August 24 @ 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$3

Hollywood at the Bijou presents, "Gone With The Wind" an Oscar Winning Classic with Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia DeHavilland and Leslie Howard. Plus vintage cartoons - all shown on REAL film! Fri, Aug 23rd & Sat, Aug 24th at 7pm. $3 Donation Refreshments are available Presented by The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum preservehollywood.org

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September 2019

Annual “Evening on the Hill” Auction

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$15

Join us for a fun evening features a silent auction beginning at 5:30 pm while guests enjoy wine, soft drinks, and finger foods. At this time, bidders can also preview a group of live auction items that often includes collectibles, art, furniture, antiques, and the occasional fun and eclectic items. Bidding for the live auction begins at 7 pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door and available at the Bristol Historical Society during open hours, Wed.…

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Adult Coloring Craze Party!

September 20 @ 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, September 20th at 6:30-8:30pm! (Note time change.) 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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“Tales of the Paperboy” with Bob Montgomery

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Bob Montgomery will host another program for BHS on Saturday, September 21st at 1PM. His program “Tales of the Paperboy” is a continuation of his newspaper articles. Free for BHS members, $5. For non-members.

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October 2019

Vintage Baseball at Muzzy Field

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Muzzy Field, Muzzy Street
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
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The 2019 John P. Martin All-Star Series of Historical and Classic Baseball to benefit ALS Research returns to Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT on Sunday October 13th. This year’s edition of the Fall Classic will showcase two contests of 1864 Base Ball (10 & 11:30am) followed by a re-creation of the 1986 MLB All-Star Game (1pm). 50 players from 27 teams across 9 states in the National Historical Base Ball project will once again descend upon Bristol for a day…

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