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Colonial Day

October 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The New Canaan Historical Society ( will be celebrating its 125th anniversary with a yearlong celebration of programs and activities, including their family-oriented Colonial Day, Saturday, October 11, 11am-3pm, on the grounds of the Historical Society.

Colonial Day will kick off with a costumed Fife & Drum corps, military drill, spinning and weaving exhibitions, Colonial games and activities such as candle-making and quill writing, Colonial dances, general store, and refreshments. All museums will be open, with costumed docents helping to explore 18th century New Canaan with you and your family. Tickets are $10 adult, $5 for children ages 3+, $25 for a 4 person family pass. To purchase tickets or make a donation, please visit or visit, click on the link at the bottom to Donate, and please be sure to specify the number of tickets you’re purchasing and total amount to be charged.