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An Extraordinary Night Planned for Step into Summer on June 1st

June 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Join the fun at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society’s Step into Summer party on Saturday, June 1st from 6:00-10:00 pm. Among the activities will be a whiskey and scotch barrel-brewed beer tasting in New Canaan’s first licensed tavern located in the 1764 Hanford Silliman House. Under the tent, there will be live music by DogHouse, festive food catered by Libby Cooke, and signature drinks.

Guests are welcome to preview Shoes, an exhibition in The Bishop Gallery of 200 pairs of shoes from the Museum’s extensive clothing and textile collection. Also, on display is Constance Old—The Art of Consumer Detritus, showcasing artwork from repurposed materials using traditional weaving skills.

Major sponsors include: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties/Tom & Emily Nissley, Karl Chevrolet, Walter Stewart’s Market, O’Herron Family Foundation/C. Alec & Sarah O’H.Casey, Amy & Fabio Freyre, Tom & Cynthia Monahan, Hillary & Doug Ormond and Joanna & Bob Williams.

Supporting sponsors include: Bankwell, She La La, Keith Simpson Landscape Architect, Toddlertime Nursery School, Barb & Jon Achenbaum, Doug & Diane Dooley, Wesley & Jeanne Fredricks, Gretchen & Keith Gertsen, Andrew Crabb-Gillick & Sean Gillick, Claire & Alex Foster, Matthew & Mariko LeBaron, Laura & Edward Pla, Christine & Brock Saxe, Ashley & Chris Shackelton, Peter & Kathy Skaperdas, Jay & Linda Twombley, and Whitney & Nick Williams.

Tickets are $150 per person. To purchase go to http//, or
call 203-966-1776, ext. 2.


June 1, 2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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