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CANCELLED Children's May Day Tea  - 4/30/2017

Flower Arranging Workshop with Haley Billip - 5/21/2017

May Exhibit - Art by Agnes Wong & Beverly Hollis - 5/5/2017

House Tour: Death of the Smith Boys - 4/7/2017

Historical Theater Program - 7/10/2017

En Plein Air at Stanley-Whitman House - 5/20/2017

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Special Events & Programs

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Lunchtime Lecture: Examining a 1890 Dance Card

 Date: 2/10/2017
 Starting Time: 12:00:00 PM
 Ending Time: 1:00:00 PM

Love is in the air! Curator Kristen Wands will highlight a February 26, 1890 "Farmington Assembly" dance card owned by a mystery lady. Learn about the role of dances in courting, dance etiquette and the young men with whom our lass danced.


Bring your lunch and the museum will provide beverages and dessert. Admission is free for museum members and $3 for non-members. No registration required.