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  • MADE IN WINDHAM-Cotton Opener Machine
    MADE IN WINDHAM-Cotton Opener Machine
    Sat, Jul 20
    Jillson House Museum
    Jul 20, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Did you know that one of the most famous cotton machines was manufactured in Windham? Learn how seeds were removed from cotton, how to spin, dye and weave cotton in Thread City, USA.
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  • Tavern Night With Princess Diana
    Tavern Night With Princess Diana
    Wed, Jul 24
    Jillson House Museum
    Jul 24, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • MADE IN WINDHAM-Cracker Making Machine
    MADE IN WINDHAM-Cracker Making Machine
    Sat, Aug 17
    Jillson House Museum
    Aug 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    This machine would render strips of dough to bake perfectly shaped crackers, a household staple then and now. Mix and bake crackers to develop an appreciation for mass produced snacks.
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  • MADE IN WINDHAM-Sugar Crushing Tool
    MADE IN WINDHAM-Sugar Crushing Tool
    Sat, Aug 24
    Jillson House Museum
    Aug 24, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    A local pharmacist came up with a solution for breaking large chunks of sugar and salt into smaller, usable pieces. Learn about and taste can sugar, honey, molasses, and maple syrup for a sweet time!
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  • Tavern Night With John Wayne
    Tavern Night With John Wayne
    Wed, Aug 28
    Jillson House Museum
    Aug 28, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • MADE IN WINDHAM-Cider Making
    MADE IN WINDHAM-Cider Making
    Sat, Aug 31
    Jillson House Museum
    Aug 31, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    This invention improved the way apples were crushed to make cider, a popular drink and a way to preserve the harvest. Create and sample some delicious apple treats.
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  • Tavern Night With Comte De Rochambeau
    Tavern Night With Comte De Rochambeau
    Wed, Sep 25
    Jillson House Museum
    Sep 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • Ghosts of the Titanic
    Ghosts of the Titanic
    Sun, Oct 13
    The Titanic (on the Shaboo Stage)
    Oct 13, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    The Titanic (on the Shaboo Stage), 1 Jillson Sq, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a spooky evening aboard the Titanic where you will hear stories from those guests and crew who never made it home. Dinner, music and ghostly entertainment!
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  • Tavern Night With the Wicked Witch of the West
    Tavern Night With the Wicked Witch of the West
    Wed, Oct 23
    Jillson House Museum
    Oct 23, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • Ghost Stories By The Campfire
    Ghost Stories By The Campfire
    Wed, Oct 30
    Jillson House Museum
    Oct 30, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    It's the time of year where have fun with the "spooky" so join us for ghost stories around a campfire and enjoy making S'Mores and sipping hot cider.
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  • Tavern Night With Mark Twain
    Tavern Night With Mark Twain
    Wed, Nov 20
    Jillson House Museum
    Nov 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • Tavern Night-Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
    Tavern Night-Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Nov 20
    Jillson House Museum
    Nov 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    An evening of fun with a historical famous person. Learn about their life, their contributions to our country and the world, and the food and beverages they loved.
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  • Tavern Night With The Grinch
    Tavern Night With The Grinch
    Wed, Dec 18
    Jillson House Museum
    Dec 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    Join us for a fun night with a famous person, learning about their life story, and enjoying their favorite food and beverage.
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  • Tavern Night-Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
    Tavern Night-Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Dec 18
    Jillson House Museum
    Dec 18, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Jillson House Museum, 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
    An evening of fun with a historical famous person. Learn about their life, their contributions to our country and the world, and the food and beverages they loved.
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