KIDS: Noah Webster House Events

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Noah Webster House - Special Events 2014
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Coming on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m
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Gingerbread Day 2014 will take place on Friday, December 12 at 6 and 8 p.m., and Saturday, December 13 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Gingerbread Day is an annual event which allows kids and adults alike to construct a homemade creation from homemade gingerbread, fresh icing, and delicious candies. Taking place on the first weekend of December, the event is a sight to behold! The houses are baked using a special recipe and cookie cutters from Spicebrook Forest, a local company owned by Christine Brooks. Each cookie is handmade at the Noah Webster House and fun candy mixes offer a variety of artistic options.
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On Friday, have a night out at the Noah Webster House!
On Friday, December 12, adults age 21 and over can join us for a BYOB (or W) gingerbread house event! Bring your favorite beer or wine (we’ll provide the glasses), grab a seat, and build away. The evening will feature light hors d’oeuvres, tiny decorative candies, colored icing, and door prizes. Each house kit is $17 for museum members and $20 for non-members*.
On Saturday, spend a family-friendly day at the Noah Webster House!
At three different sessions, kids and adults alike can build a delightful (and delicious!) house from holiday themed candies, white icing, and homemade cookies. While your house dries, enjoy a wintery storytime or visit Noah's Discovery Learning Space.  Each house kit is $13 for museum members and $16 for non-members*.
*Pre-registration is required as space is limited. A maximum of two people may work on each house kit.
When you register, please do so for the number of kits you would like to purchase.
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The Noah Webster House is handicap accessible.
The Noah Webster House, probably built c. 1748, is the restored birthplace and childhood home of the great lexicographer, Noah Webster. The house, once part of a 120-acre farm, was continuously occupied until it was given to the town of West Hartford in 1962. Eventually a concerned group of interested citizens formed the Noah Webster Foundation and worked to restore the house. In 1966 the house was opened to the public as a museum. In 1970, the West Hartford Historical Society merged with the Foundation. Today, the museum building includes the historical house, library, archives, shop and a modern exhibition gallery. The Noah Webster House is West Hartford's only National Historic Landmark.
From I-84 (E or W), take Exit 41, S. Main St.  At the end of the ramp, follow signs for the Noah Webster House, which is located 7/10 mile on the west side of S. Main St., West Hartford. Buses should park on S. Main St., in front of the building. Cars may park in our lot, on S. Main St., or on a side street
Jennifer Matos- call (860) 521-5362, EXT. 14 or e-mail at
Address: Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society, 227 South Main Street West Hartford CT 06107. Website:

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Content Last Modified on 11/10/2014 11:09:20 AM