Merwinsville Hotel Restoration a living Museum
  • Events

    Coming Up at the Merwinsville Hotel

  • First weekend of the annual christmas/holiday show

  • FIRST WEEKEND OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW
    FIRST WEEKEND OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW
    For our fifth year running, the Hotel will be open for TWO LONG WEEKENDS beginning on Black Friday.
    See the Hotel magically transformed for the holidays with an amazing collection of nutcrackers, Worlds Fair miniatures, Santa Claus collections, and more!
    Baked goods for sale along with holiday crafts, jewelry, ornaments, and much much more. We are open late on Friday until 6pm, 10am - 5pm on Saturday and Sunday!
    Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!

    • When: Friday, November 29 , 2019 to December 1 , 2019 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Cost: FREE
      † to request more information click here
  • Second weekend of the annual christmas/holiday show

  • SECOND WEEKEND OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW
    SECOND WEEKEND OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY SHOW
    For our fifth year running, the Hotel will be open for TWO LONG WEEKENDS beginning on Black Friday.
    See the Hotel magically transformed for the holidays with an amazing collection of nutcrackers, Worlds Fair miniatures, Santa Claus collections, and more!
    Baked goods for sale along with holiday crafts, jewelry, ornaments, and much much more. We are open late on Friday until 6pm, 10am - 5pm on Saturday and Sunday!
    Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!

    • When: Friday, December 6 , 2019 to December 8 , 2019 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Cost: FREE
      † to request more information click here
  • Give local with connecticut community foundation

  • Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation
    Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation
    Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation
    Help the Hotel win prizes for participation and donations during this 36-hour giving campaign. Your gift could be dramatically increased based on various gift challenges that are happening throughout the two days.
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    • When: Monday, April 20 , 2020 to April 22 , 2020 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Cost: FREE
      † to request more information click here
  • 5th annual spring arts and fine crafts show

  • 5th Annual Spring Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    5th Annual Spring Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration will host its fifrth Annual Spring Show, May 2nd and May 3rd from 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
    Over 60 local artists and artisans will have work on display at the fourth annual show and a portion of all sales benefit the Merwinsville Hotel Restoration. The show features artwork in glass, photography, jewelry, woodturning, pottery and watercolors, oil and acrylic art. Artists demonstrations will be both days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Locally grown plants are also available for sale from Meadowbrook Garden in New Milford and The Village Farm Shop and Greenhouse in Gaylordsville.

    • When: Saturday, May 2 , 2020 to May 3 , 2020 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Cost: $2.00
      Members: FREE

      † to request more information click here
  • Open house day

  • Open House Day
    Open House Day
    Tours offered of the hotel and second floor museum. The Merwinsville Hotel opened for business in 1843. The second floor features rooms with period furniture and decor reminiscent of the hotels earliest years. There is also a museum of artifacts featuring the rich history of the building that was originally a meal stop and station for the Housatonic Railroad. Refreshments served. Free admission. This is the 16th anniversary of the state-wide event.

    Admission: Free - open to all.

    • When: Saturday, June 6 , 2020 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Cost: FREE
      † to request more information click here
  • Sunday tours

  • Sunday Tours
    Sunday Tours
    Come spend some time with us, any Sunday in July and August!
    Tours of the hotel and second floor museum. Free admission.

    • When: Sunday, July 12 , 2020 to August 23 , 2020 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Cost: FREE
      † to request more information click here
  • 33rd annual columbus day weekend arts & fine crafts show

  • 33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show
    33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show
    GALA PREVIEW
    Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beverages, live music from the "Red Hots", and a chance to preview and purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.


    • When: Friday, October 9 , 2020 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
    • Cost: $30.00 (suggested donation)
      Members: $20.00
      In Advance: $25.00
      † to request more information click here
  • 33rd annual columbus day weekend arts and fine crafts show

  • 33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    2 Weekends this year! Over 90 local fine artists and artisans! Purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
    $2.00 suggested donation at the door. Children under 12 free.

    • When: Saturday, October 10 , 2020 to October 11 , 2020 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Cost: $2.00
      Members: FREE

      † to request more information click here
  • 33rd annual columbus day weekend arts and fine crafts show continued!

  • 33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show Continued!
    33rd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show Continued!
    2 Weekends this year! Over 90 local fine artists and artisans! Purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
    $2.00 suggested donation at the door. Children under 12 free.

    • When: Saturday, October 17 , 2020 to October 18 , 2020 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Cost: $2.00
      Members: FREE

      † to request more information click here
  • Past Events at the Merwinsville Hotel

  • 32nd annual columbus day weekend arts and fine crafts show continued!

  • 32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show Continued!
    32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show Continued!
    2 Weekends this year! Over 90 local fine artists and artisans! Purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
    $2.00 suggested donation at the door. Children under 12 free.
    • When: October 19 , 2019 to October 20 , 2019 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 32nd annual columbus day weekend arts and fine crafts show

  • 32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    2 Weekends this year! Over 90 local fine artists and artisans! Purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
    $2.00 suggested donation at the door. Children under 12 free.
    • When: October 12 , 2019 to October 14 , 2019 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 32nd annual columbus day weekend arts & fine crafts show

  • 32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show
    32nd Annual Columbus Day Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show
    GALA PREVIEW
    Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beverages, live music from the "Red Hots", and a chance to preview and purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.

    • When: October 11 , 2019 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Victorian clothing, annual meeting and pot luck dinner

  • Victorian Clothing, Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner
    Victorian Clothing, Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner
    Victorian Clothing with Kandie Carle will be presented as a fun evening learning about the Victorian Era, the clothing and lifestyles of those who lived when the hotel began. Ms. Carle adds humor, history and intriguing anecdotes about fashion, home life and etiquette of men and women during the Victorian era. This is also our annual potluck dinner meeting. Bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share, and the Hotel will provide burgers, hot dogs and drinks.

    Admission free but donations welcomed.

    6:00 p.m. 6:45 p.m. Appetizers and Dinner
    6:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. A short business meeting
    7:00 p.m. Victorian Clothing program with Kandie Carle
    • When: September 6 , 2019 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Sunday tours

  • Sunday Tours
    Sunday Tours
    Come spend some time with us, any Sunday in July and August!
    Tours of the hotel and second floor museum. Free admission.
    • When: July 14 , 2019 to August 25 , 2019 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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