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For more information: www.simsburyhistory.org or call (860) 658-2500

Ellsworth Visitor Center is located at 10 Phelps Lane
Phelps Tavern and Homestead is located at 800 Hopmeadow Street
The tavern is not wheelchair accessible.

Sat., May 5, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Simsbury Public Library

Mini Maker Faire
More information to follow.

Sat., May 5, 2018
12 noon- 2:00pm (or)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ellsworth Center (10 Phelps Lane)

Windows to Your World
Come turn a recycled window into a work of art!

Stop in to select your window in advance.

$30/window. Register by PayPal or by calling 860-658-2500.

Register for noon - 2pm session:

Register for 2pm - 4pm session:


Sat., May 19, 2018
Begin at 1:00pm or 3:00pm

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea

Put on your “fascinator” and celebrate the Royal Wedding!

Gather in the Meeting House at 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm for brief presentations by Rebecca Tabor-Conover on Great Britain and Karen Gilston on British wedding customs.

Proceed to the Phelps Tavern Tea Room for a traditional British afternoon tea.

$20/person.  Register by PayPal or by calling 860-658-2500.

Register for 1:00pm Tea:


Register for 3:00pm Tea:

Sat., June 9

Connecticut Open House Day
Open from noon to 4:00pm.

Fri., June 22
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Public Art Trail Garden Party
Hosted by the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce and the Simsbury Historical Society.

More information to follow.

Sat., June 23

Strawberry Moon Festival
Times and details of events to follow.

Sat. Sept. 22, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Simsbury Scarecrows!
More information to follow.
Rain date: September 23.




Simsbury Historical Society
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070