Activities

Holidayfest

King House

A fire in the great kitchen fireplace, goodies and punch, Christmas decorations and a tree are complemented this year with an exhibit, Vintage Sports Paraphenalia.This year's exhibit will feature all kinds of vintage sports equipment, uniforms, photos and memorabilia. We will be looking for lenders, so start hunting through your attics and basements!

Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop: What to do with Grandma's Stuff!

Suffield Senior Center

What is worth keeping, what should be donated, what needs to be thrown away... and how to get help in deciding.

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Phelps and New York's Indigenous Tribes

Bill Sullivan's Suffield Academy American Studies Students
Suffield Senior Center

Oliver Phelps, once the largest land owner in the country, negotiated the purchase of millions of acres from Native American owners. Bill Sullivan's American Studies students from Suffield Academy will present their discoveries about Oliver Phelp's relationship with the indigenous tribes of New York State. This project is supported by a partnership with the Phelps-Hatheway House and Gardens, as well as a generous grant from the Suffield's Greater Together Community Fund.

Students will also update the developments of Suffield's second Witness Stone Project that will commemorate the contributions of Titus Kent, a Black Patriot, who served every year in the American Revolution.

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:00 p.m.

Suffield in Pictures

Suffield Senior Center

Come explore some unknown sites in Suffield. Delphina Clark left a legacy of photos and stories of Suffield's history in her albums, but there are some interesting photos that still remain unidentified. Let's explore together and perhaps discover something of your own personal history!

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:00 p.m.

Picnic Supper and Time Capsule Contributions

King House Museum

Bring an object or artifact to be placed in the Society's time capsule, which will be opened in 2070, Suffield's 400th anniversary. What do you want Suffield's residents of the future to know about Suffield today? What are we doing now that should be remembered? Bring your object, a picnic supper and lawn chairs. Desserts and entertainment provided by the Society.

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 5:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social

King House Lawn

Bring friends and family, pack a picnic and lawn chairs to enjoy an old-fashioned ice cream social. Ice cream and entertainment provided by SHS. You supply the your appetite for fun, food and festivities!

Rain date: Thursday, July 14

Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Suffield on the Green

Stop by our booth! Meet us and see the line-up of programs for the upcoming year.

Date: Saturday, September 11, 2022 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2022 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

SHS Fall Field Trip

Watch upcoming newsletters for additional information and registration details.

Date: TBA