Happy Father’s Day!

Are you looking to make this year’s Father’s Day historical? There are many events to choose from on June 17th, 2018.

Father’s Day Open Cockpit Day

Does the Dad in your life love all things aeronautical and you’d love to see him at the controls of a historic aircraft?

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks is having a Father’s Day Open Cockpit Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission details can be found here.

 

Vintage Vehicles Antique and Classic Car Show

Does your Dad love to tinker with vintage cars or just likes to admire good craftsmanship?

Shelton Historical Society is hosting a Vintage Vehicles Antique and Classic Car Show on their grounds at Shelton History Center, 70 Ripton Rd, Shelton from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Admission is a dollar for Dads and $5.00 per person or $10.00/ Family (4).

 

Father’s Day Behind the Scenes Tour

Have an interest in trolleys?

In the first of two Trolley Museum events for Father’s Day, there’s a behind the scenes tour at the Connecticut Trolley Museum in East Windsor from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. Dads and Granddads receive FREE admission when accompanied by a paying adult or child. General admission prices can be found here.

 

Father’s Day Weekend

Live closer to the coast but still want to see some trolleys on Father’s Day?

Consider checking out The Shore Line Trolley Museum at 17 River St in East Haven on June 16th and 17th, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. On Father’s Day weekend Dads ride free with a paid family member. Regular admission prices can be found here.

 

Father’s Day Craft

Are you looking for something more hands-on for the kids in your life?

On Father’s Day at the Eric Sloane Museum, kids can craft a “Back Scratcher” with Joseph Jude Brien, local artisan and proprietor of Lost Art Workshops from 1 PM to 3 PM. This activity is free. Free admission for Connecticut residents to the Eric Sloane Museum at 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd (Route 7) in Kent this Sunday!

Ridgefield Remembers WWI: Family Day

The Keeler Tavern Museum is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of WWI from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. Free admission.

Featuring: Reenactors, Restored WWI ambulance, Museum tours, including the Gilbert Story, Doughboy Send Off hosted by Julia Gilbert, WWI Ridgefield Answers the Call Exhibit/Display Boards by Ridgefield Historical Society, Animals of WWI, Kids Games and Activities, Music, Food Trucks, and more…!

 

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