Adult Programs

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, October 1, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Andrew Armstrong

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South Windsor Historical Society Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tom Kelleher, Old Sturbridge Village, presents “Tales of a Yankee Peddler”. Speakers usually last about an hour with questions and refreshments following. This program is open to the public. Registration is not necessary. Suggested donation is $3.00 for members of the South Windsor Historical Society and Wood Memorial Library or $5.00 for the general public.

Second Saturday: Hartford Marathon

Saturday, October 14, 2017

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Come join us in cheering on the runners of the Hartford Marathon. The Wood is again hosting a water stop for the race and will be open for people to check out books, explore our exhibits, or let the kids play in the children’s area. This is a free event but come early as Main Street closes for the Race!

Calling on the Crawley’s: A Homicidal Tea

Friday, October 20, 2017

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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You’ve been invited to a high tea for the Crawley Family of Downton Abbey©. Light refreshments and wine, dessert and tea will be available during the performance. Feel free to come dressed as an upstairs or downstairs character!

The young lovers, Matthew Reginald Crawley and Lady Mary Crawley, have been courting one another for years and the estate has very particular opinions of the relationship unfolding. Their blooming romance will affect the inheritance of the Estate and has the residents and staff up in arms.

The lovers have different ideas of how finances should be run and neither is backing off from the dispute. The family has come together to hear an announcement from the matriarch, the Dowager Countess Violet Crawley, but as they wait for her arrival, a blood-curdling scream resounds!

Robert Crawley, the Earl of Grantham has been murdered and it is up to you to decide who is responsible! Which one of these characters committed the heinous crime?

Join History At Play™ performers for a soiree of mystery, intrigue, and laughs that will leave you thirsty for more!

Pre-registration is required. The cost for this program is $40 per person. Please don’t wait to purchase your tickets – we expect this event to sell out.
 

South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, October 22, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Cellist, Sophie Shao

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Wednesday Afternoon at the Wood Fall Series: Sherlock Holmes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

baad9453-477d-4dd2-8863-4396a6691157Enjoy an afternoon watching the recreation of the 1930 radio drama Sherlock Holmes. The East Haddam Stage Company under the direction of Kandie Carle will present this drama using the actual script followed by CT‘s own William Gillette.  We will witness the inventive use of a complete sound effects table during the drama.

A question and answer period and reception will follow the performance.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, November 5, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With the Vienna Piano Trio

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, January 14, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Claire Huangci

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, February 25, 2018

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Jasper Quartet

At First Congregational Church

993 Main St. in South Windsor

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*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Julia Child

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Delvena Theatre Company

Enjoy an afternoon learning about Julia Child’s life – from her privileged childhood in California when she had no interest in food, except for eating what the family’s private chef prepared – to becoming one of the culinary legends of all time.

The audience will have the opportunity to view Julia on the set of The French Chef television show. This is sure to be an amusing and fun experience!

The cast will open up for discussion regarding Julia Child during the reception following the performance.

 

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

 

Or, you can register for the Wednesday Afternoon Fall Series (2 shows) for $25 per person:
 


 

South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, March 25, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Violinist, Chloe Kiffer

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Sunday, April 8, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Quynh Nguyen

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Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Albert Einstein

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

alberteinsteinEnjoy an afternoon with George Capaccio as Albert Einstein. George Capaccio’s one-person performance as Albert Einstein is a great way to learn about this extraordinary individual and the ideas that have revolutionized physics and forever changed how we understand space, time and gravity. Reception will follow the performance.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

Or, register for Wednesday Afternoon Spring Series (2 shows) for $25 per person: