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Deck The Walls Preview Party

It's time to Deck the Walls! We're so excited to partner with the Stonington Garden Club and Stone Acres Farm for our annual wreath and decor fundraiser, Deck the Walls! All proceeds benefit the Stonington Historical Society and are earmarked specifically for the preservation and maintenance of our gardens and grounds. Deck the Walls runs from Dec. 1 through Dec....

Deck The Walls

Free and open to the public, it's the holiday wreath auction you know at a new location! Stop by Stone Acres Farm anytime between 10 am and 4pm to bid on locally made wreaths and gift baskets, shop at our holiday market, and get into the holiday spirit.

Deck the Walls

Stone Acres Farm 393 North Main Street, Stonington, CT

Join us between 10am and 2pm for the final day of our annual wreath auction and holiday gift shop, hosted this year at Stone Acres Farm! Bidding closes at 2pm, but wreath pick up is available between 2 and 4pm. There's so much to do and see - come get into the holiday spirit and support your local non-profits.  

Koekje, Cooky, or Cookie? A History of American Christmas Cookies

Why do the Brits call them biscuits and we call them cookies? The answer lies in the 17th century Dutch colony of New Netherland. But cookies have a peculiar history. Once the purview only of the wealthy, their flavors, shapes, and textures have changed over time. Influenced by changing technologies, household labor, slavery, social status, agricultural innovations, and immigration, cookies...

Nightcap Before Christmas

Captain Palmer House

The Stonington Historical Society is pleased to announce its second annual Christmas cocktail party, The Nightcap Before Christmas, taking place on Thursday, December 15th, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm in the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House at 40 Palmer Street, Stonington. This year is a 1950s theme, and we encourage attendees to dress accordingly. Woolworth Library Director Chelsea Mitchell will...