> What's Going on in Windsor

What's Going on in Windsor

September 5 - 12, 2019
View our full online calendar.

Pints for Paws
Saturday, Sep 14

Pints for Paws
Join us for our Third Annual Fall Event: Pints for Paws! on Saturday, September 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Thomas Hooker Brewery.
We will have over a dozen raffle prizes available, generously provided by national and local brands and businesses.

ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED: TICKETS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Included in your ticket:
* Enjoy live music from Josh Scussesl and the Electric Storm from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
* Grab a bite at a Baked Potato Bar catered by Dom's Broad Street Eatery (Jumbo Russet Potatoes with assorted toppings including Dom's Famous chili cheddar cheese, bro
Egypt Informational Webinar
Tuesday, Sep 10

Egypt Informational Webinar
Mystical Egypt with Windsor Chamber of Commerce
Free Egypt Informational Webinar
September 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm (30 minutes)
Sign into the link below:
https://meeting.zoho.com/meeting/register?sessionId=1093776203

TOUR SUMMARY:
‘Mystical Egypt’ begins in Cairo and takes you to the ancient city of Luxor, where you embark on a relaxing four-night cruise up the Nile. You will have will have plenty of time to explore the stunning Valley of the Kings and the Temples on the East Bank, including Karnak and Luxor Temples. Dur
Book Signing with Bagley & Plath
Saturday, Sep 7

Book Signing with Bagley & Plath
House of Books and Games is pleased to welcome local Authors Drew Bagley and Jim Plath. We will be selling their books and you will have a chance to have them signed and chat with the authors.
They specialize in dark poetry and we are excited to have this genre highlighted at our shop.
Please come out and support local artist with purchases and words of encouragement!
Please share this event info with your friends!
Mum Sale by Windsor Woman's Club
Saturday, Sep 7

Mum Sale by Windsor Woman's Club
The Windsor Woman’s Club is holding its annual Mum Sale on the Town Green on Saturday, Sept. 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Beautiful late-blooming mums in 9” pots in your choice of 5 colors just 3 for $18.00 or 1 for $7.00. All are grown on a local farm.

First come, first served, so come early to the south Green by the Eagle Memorial.
For questions, contact Ginny at 860-688-4816 or Barbara at 860-796-0759.
FTDT Farmers' Market
Thursdays

FTDT Farmers' Market
The First Town Downtown Farmers’ Market will run from June 27 - October 17, 2019 on Thursdays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm (new time) at 240 Broad Street in Windsor Center. This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, candles and more.

On October 17th - Recipe contest to win a Geissler’s gift card

Bottle and Can Drive
Saturday, Sep 7

Bottle and Can Drive
Bottle and Can Drive on September 7th 2019 on the Windsor Green in front of CVS. Team Paragon and Team Blazing Spirits will be collecting bottles and cans between the hours of 9 am- 2 pm. If you need the team members pick up any recyclables at your home or office please call 860-285-8904 and leave a message.
Yoga at the Windsor Art Center
Friday

Yoga at the Windsor Art Center
Come to the Windsor Art Center from 6-7pm a take a yoga class with Liz from Route to Rise Yoga. This class will be held at Windsor Art Center and runs every other Friday! Experience an evening of yoga within this wonderful gallery space.

$15 Cash or Check only

This feel good yoga flow is accessible to most levels of yoga practitioners. Please Bring your own yoga mat. Beginners welcome!
Windsor Fife & Drum Parade & Muster
Saturday, Sep 7

Windsor Fife & Drum Parade & Muster
Saturday, September 7 - 11:00AM Several fife & drum corps from Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey will come together for this unique event. A parade through the center of Windsor at 11:00am ends at the steps of the town hall (275 Broad Street). There, each fife & drum corps will take turns performing the patriotic songs of the revolutionary war era. 

This is a family-friendly event, and free to the public. Bring a lawn chair and come enjoy an afternoon of music!
September Swap Meet
Saturday, Sep 7

September Swap Meet
Our next swap meet is coming up on Saturday September 7th. Vintage radios, turntables, Victrolas, TVs, tubes, advertising and manuals are a few things that you may find at this meet. Collectors from all over the Northeast will descend on the museum to display and share their wares. The museum will have many surplus items out for sale as well. This is a morning event so get there early and check everything out and tour the museum while you are there. The museum will be open for free all day. There is a small fee to set up and display items. The event is free to the public. vrcmct.org
Windsor Art Center Concerts
Sunday, Sep 8

Windsor Art Center Concerts
The Windsor Art Center is proud to host guitarist Morgan Giosa, and his The Fake News Blues Band in a four-concert program, The Morgan Giosa Blues Series. Beginning in September 2019 and continuing each month through December, he and his band will perform at the Windsor Art Center. They will be joined at each concert by one of four renowned blues musicians, Frank Varela, Geoff Willard, Gene Donaldson, and Tommy Whelan.
Concerts will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sundays, September 8 (Frank Varela), October 13 (Geoff Willard), November 10 (Gene Donaldson), and December 8 (Tommy Whelan). T
Art Club Open House
Tuesday, Sep 10

Art Club Open House
Please join us on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 starting at 6:30 pm to learn what our club is all about. Meet the members, enjoy refreshments and a free art demonstration by a local artist.
The Windsor Palette and Brush Club is bringing together artists of all mediums and art enthusiasts to explore and embrace creativity.
Event schedule: 6:30 pm reception with refreshments, 7:00 a short business meeting followed at 7:15-8:30 by an oil paints demonstration by Kate Tortland. Kate creates small vignettes of life on the Vineyard, in oils and puts a new spin on traditional scenery.
Opening Reception
Thursday, Sep 5

Opening Reception
Please join us for the Women Artist Collective Opening Reception on Thursday, September 5, from 6:00 pm -8:00 pm. at the Clubhouse Gallery of the West Hartford Art League located at
37 Buena Vista Road, West Hartford, Ct 06107

The following local artist's works will be on display; Irene Hilbert, Sue Banks, Rita Bond, Martha Jeffrey Galuszka, Karen Israel & Charlene Li.

The gallery hours are Thursday - Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
The show will run from September 5 - September 22, 2019
ABC's of Genealogy Part 1
Thursday, Sep 5

ABC's of Genealogy Part 1
Please join us for an illuminating series of sessions introducing people to the ABCs of Genealogy at Windsor Historical Society. The sessions take place September 5, 12, and 18, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Genealogy research can be rewarding and frustrating at the same time. Knowing where to look (it’s NOT all on the internet!) can make your adventure more gratifying and less of a major task.

In three separate sessions led by Dave Robison, free and fee-based websites, libraries, archives, courthouses, and other places to find genealogical resource materials will be discussed. Different typ
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays

Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
The Red Door of Grace Church Food Pantry will be open to the public on Wednesdays, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. This is a new outreach ministry at Grace Church, working in conjunction with Foodshare and other agencies to provide support to people in need.

Events

Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Diabetic Support Group
Nov 19 at AP1, LP WIlson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Nutritionist Talk - Supplements
Nov 19 at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Stillness in Motion - Art Center
Nov 20 at Windsor Art Center
Burgers and Brews
Thursdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
Weekdays at the Senior Center
Programs Committee Meeting
3rd Thursday at Bart's Drive In, 55 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Stillness in Motion - Art Center
Nov 21 at Windsor Art Center
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Nov 21 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
WinTech Showcase
Nov 21 at Hilton Garden Inn, 555 Corporate Dr, Windsor
Kids Movie, Craft, and Pizza Night!
Nov 22 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Lobster Fest
Fridays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Old Fashioned Christmas with Clara
Nov 22 at The Music School at Sound Crossing, 101 Palisado Ave. Windsor, CT
31st Annual "Food For Health" Drive
Nov 23 at Dr. George B. Curry of 15 Central Street
Artist Talk/Panel Discussion
Nov 23 at Windsor Art Center
Big Steak Dinner
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Holiday Auction & Dinner!
Nov 23 at The Lodge
Brunch Buffet
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Monday Morning Book Club
Nov 25 at Windsor Public Library
Monday Morning Book Club
Nov 25 at Windsor Public Library
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Tacos 7 Trivia
Nov 27 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Veterans Coffee Hour
Nov 28 at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Lobster Fest
Fridays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Big Steak Dinner
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Christmas Sampler
Nov 30 at L.P. Wilson
Shop Small with HBG
Nov 30 at House of Books and Games
Small Business Saturday
Nov 30 at Windsor's Small Businesses
Santa Brunch
Dec 1 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Shop Small with HBG
Dec 1 at House of Books and Games
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
HBG Adult Game Night at LP Wilson
1st Monday at LP Wilson Rec Center
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Transportation Committee Meeting
Dec 3 at Chamber office
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
WCC Holiday Business Breakfast
Dec 4 at Hartford/Windsor Marriott
Block Printed Gift Wrap Workshop
Dec 5 at Windsor Public Library
Festival of Wreaths
Dec 5 at Kimberly Hall North Building 1 Emerson Dr Windsor
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Dec 5 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
A Victorian Country Christmas
Dec 6 at 778 Palisado Ave., Windsor CT
Holiday Open House!
Dec 7 at Therapeutic Solutions - 96 Poquonock Ave, Windsor, CT 06095
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Holiday Movie
Dec 9 at Windsor Public Library
Chamber Board of Directors meeting
Dec 10 at Chamber Office
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Tourism Committee Meeting
Dec 10 at Chamber office
Ukulele Holiday Benefit Concert
Dec 10 at Windsor High School Auditorium
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Dec 11 at Chamber office
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall N.
Card Stamp event to win Gift Cards
Dec 14 at House of Books and Games, Ewe and You, The Bean
Hearth Cooking Class
Dec 14 at Windsor Historical Society
Wreath Across America
Dec 14 at Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery
HBG Beth Caruso book signing
Dec 15 at House of Books and Games
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 16 at Windsor Public Library
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 16 at Windsor Public Library
Diabetic Support Group
Dec 17 at AP1, LP WIlson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Programs Committee Meeting
3rd Thursday at Bart's Drive In, 55 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Dec 19 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
Weekdays at the Senior Center
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Veterans Coffee Hour
Dec 26 at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Jan 2, 2020 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
HBG RPG nights at the Bean
Jan 4, 2020 at The Bean @ 226
HBG Adult Game Night at LP Wilson
1st Monday at LP Wilson Rec Center
Transportation Committee Meeting
Jan 7, 2020 at Chamber office
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Jan 8, 2020 at Chamber office
Business After Hours
Jan 8, 2020 at Preserve at Great Pond, 2000 Day Hill Rd
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall N.
Chamber Board of Directors meeting
Jan 14, 2020 at Chamber Office
Tourism Committee Meeting
Jan 14, 2020 at Chamber office
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Programs Committee Meeting
3rd Thursday at Bart's Drive In, 55 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Jan 16, 2020 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT