Calendar of Events

Annual Meeting for Members

The annual meeting of the Sharon Historical Society & Museum will be held on Saturday, April 9th from 10-11 amat Sharon Historical Society & Museum18 Main ST, Sharon CT 06069 Members are requested to please register online by clicking this link or by calling 860-364-5688. A Zoom link will be provided to members who register […]


Panel Discussion: Reinventing Marketing and Distribution of Farm Products

Please join us on April 23rd for the third of four panels in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Connie Manes of Kent Land Trust, James Shepherd of Smokedown Hops Farm, and Rick Osofsky of Ronnybrook Farm Dairy. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception 5-5:30 […]

Opening Reception: Drone! Works by Brian Wilcox and Graham Klemm

Please join us for the opening reception of "Drone! Works by Brian Wilcox and Graham Klemm" on Saturday, May 7th, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069.Based on current CDC guidance for Litchfield County, masks are suggested. This exhibition showcases the work of […]


Get to Know Your Neighbors: Hillside Cemetery Walk

Please join us on Saturday, May 21st, for a tour of Hillside Cemetery. REGISTER HERE for one of seven tours (or call 860-364-5688 to register). Each tour will last approximately 30-45 minutes. If you are interested, please meet us by the entrance to Hillside Cemetery (on 1 Cemetery Road in Sharon, CT) at one of […]


Panel Discussion: Rethinking Agricultural and Environmental Education

Please join us on May 28th for the fourth and final panel discussion in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Bridget Lawrence-Meigs, Farm Manager at the Hotchkiss School Fairfield Farm Education Department, Alicia Winter of the Marvelwood School Garden Program, and Shamu Sadeh of Adamah Farm. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel […]

Closing Reception: “Sharon Stories in the World & At Home” and “Reinventing Farming”

Please join us on Saturday, May 28th, from 5:30-7:00pm, for the closing reception of our current historic exhibit, "Sharon Stories in the World & At Home," and the accompanying exhibit, "Reinventing Farming." The closing reception will be held immediately following the last panel in the Reinventing Farming Oral History Series. This is a free event, […]


SHARON COLLECTS: The Sampler Collection of Alexandra Peters (Girls Stitching History)

OPENING Saturday, June 18th, 5-7pm Before adding a sampler to her collection, Sharon, CT resident Alexandra Peters researched the lives of the sampler makers and the world revealed by their needlework. The girls in this collection were touched by abolition, the Underground Railroad, and the anti-slavery movement. A few girls settled the Connecticut Western Reserve, […]


Let Them Eat Cake! 2022

Held on the grounds of the Sharon Historical Society at 18 Main Street in Sharon CT, guests to the party and auction will enjoy hors d’oeurves and an open bar, and have the opportunity to bid on cakes designed, baked and donated by your friends and neighbors. Past events have been enormously popular, with the fun […]


25th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing

Join us at the Sharon Historical Society on Saturday, August 5th from 5:30-7:30pm for the 25th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing to benefit the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon. 30 local and nationally best-selling authors and illustrators will sign their books (available for purchase). Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. More details will be announced […]


Fun and Games for Children

Visit the Sharon Historical Society & Museum booth at the 63rd Annual Sharon on the Green Arts and Crafts Fair!  Play colonial games like rope toss or try hand weaving! Activity kits include history scavenger hunts for the Sharon Green and the grounds of the historic Gay-Hoyt House. A parent or guardian must be present […]


Tours with the Collector!

Alexandra Peters will give tours of the exhibition, Sharon Collects: Samplers from the Collection of Alexandra Peters, at Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, Sharon CT 06069. Registration required. Please use this link to register or call 860-364-5688.