Merwinsville Hotel Restoration a living Museum
  • Events

    Coming Up at the Merwinsville Hotel

  • Past Events at the Merwinsville Hotel

  • 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 fourth 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 7pm!
    Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!
    • When: December 1 , 2017 to December 3 , 2017 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 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 fourth 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 7pm!
    Story-time on Saturdays at 11:00 am Free penny candy and hot chocolate!
    • When: November 24 , 2017 to November 26 , 2017 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Columbus weekend arts and fine crafts show

  • Columbus Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    Columbus Weekend Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    purchase artwork, photography, fine crafts, jewelry, and glassware.
    $2.00 donation at the door. Children under 12 free.
    • When: October 7 , 2017 to October 9 , 2017 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Columbus day weekend arts & fine crafts show

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

    • When: October 6 , 2017 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Fall potluck dinner

  • Fall Potluck Dinner
    Fall Potluck Dinner
    This is our second of two potluck dinner meetings. Bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share, and the Hotel will provide burgers, hot dogs and drinks. Come hear about the Hotel's progress with its restoration and have to chance to make some new friends or reconnect with some old ones.

    Admission: Free - open to all.

    Our guest speaker will be Sally Tornow, Library Director at the New Milford Public Library

    6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Munchies
    6:30 p.m. 7:15 p.m. Dinner
    7:15 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Meeting
    7:30 p.m. 8:15 p.m. Speaker

    • When: September 8 , 2017 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Sunday tours

  • Sunday Tours
    Sunday Tours
    Come spend some time with us, any Sunday until Fall!
    • When: July 9 , 2017 to August 27 , 2017 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Annual wine tasting

  • Annual Wine Tasting
    Annual Wine Tasting
    ANNUAL WINE TASTING AT THE HISTORIC MERWINSVILLE HOTEL on Saturday, June 3rd from 6:00pm 8:00pm. This enjoyable evening is sponsored by NeJaimes Wine & Spirits and New Milford Spirit Shoppe.

    Join us for a tasting event where we'll explore some of 90+ Cellars highly rated wines. They search the globe for outstanding wines from highly rated wineries and vineyards, and bottle those wines under their own label for a price that will make you smile. Also plan to enjoy some nice Italian and California wines along with wines from some of our local Connecticut wineries. For the beer lovers in the group, we'll also be offering some selections from a brewery or two.


    $30.00 at the door; $25.00 Hotel members and prepay with PayPal. This is an event for everyone (over 21!), so you wont want to miss it!


    A free wine glass and light fare is included with your admission. If you would like to pre-order, please visit our website, www.merwinsvillehotel.org or stop in at either NeJaimes Wine & Spirits at 164 Danbury Road or New Milford Spirit Shoppe at 16 Prospect Hill Road (Rt 67), both located in New Milford.

    The Merwinsville Hotel is located at 1 Browns Forge Road in Gaylordsville, CT conveniently located 15 minutes from Kent, Sherman, New Milford and the Harlem Valley/Wingdale Railroad Station (the northwest corner of New Milford).


    A portion of all sales from this event go towards the continued restoration of this historic 1843 building. It's an event you won't want to miss!
    • When: June 3 , 2017 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 2nd annual spring arts and fine crafts show

  • 2nd Annual Spring Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    2nd Annual Spring Arts and Fine Crafts Show
    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration will host its second Annual Spring Show, May 6th and May 7th from 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

    There will be plants for sale along with assorted artist and craftspeople demonstrations.

    Children under 12, Free!

    The perfect way to find a little something for Mom - only a week to go until Mother's Day!
    • When: May 6 , 2017 to May 7 , 2017 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Give local

  • Give Local
    Give Local
    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration will participate in the Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills program sponsored by the Connecticut Community Foundation from 7AM April 25th to 7PM April 26th.

    How it Works
    During the 36 hour time period, your donation provides the opportunity for The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration to receive matching funds for those donations. All donations must be made online by credit card at http://www.givelocalccf.org/npo/merwinsville-hotel-restoration-inc.
    • When: April 25 , 2017 to April 26 , 2017 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Reel readers book club

  • REEL READERS BOOK CLUB
    REEL READERS BOOK CLUB

    A new kind of book club!!!

    The Merwinsville Hotel is starting a movie/book club!
    That's right all you fans of movies....and books.....we're starting a bi-monthly book club beginning with our kick-off meeting on Sunday, March 5th, at 4:00 p.m. at the Old Oak Tavern in Gaylordsville (no late-comers, please!). Our initial meeting will take place in the upstairs dining room where we will pick our titles (we'll provide the paper and the hat - you provide the book title).
    We'll meet every other month at the Merwinsville Hotel to watch the movie (and pick the next book)!
    For further information, contact Jennifer Haase by email jenn@merwinsvillehotel.org or by phone at: 203.788.1200. RSVP by March 1st to guarantee your place.
    IMPORTANT!!! All books MUST have a movie...fiction, non-fiction, biography... Books MUST be NO MORE than 600 pages - sorry fans of War and Peace and Gone With The Wind!
    • When: March 5 , 2017 4:00 pm
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    The Merwinsville Hotel Restoration Project only exists because of the help we receive from you. If you've already become a member or made a donation, thank you, if you haven't, please consider making a pledge online by clicking this link.