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Festival of Trees & Traditions

When:
November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Join us for the 45th Festival of Trees & Traditions, an annual holiday fundraising event featuring trees and wreaths decorated by community members, artists, and organizations, and displayed in the galleries throughout the week. This special exhibition is on view during regular museum hours. Read more about Festival of Trees & Traditions.

Please note that the museum is closed on Monday, December 3 and Tuesday, December 4.

A $3 fundraising surcharge is added to ALL museum admissions during the festival. Click here for details.

Special Events

Thursday | November 29 | 5 – 8 pm
Night of Illumination!
Movie – Love Actually | 8 pm

Friday | November 30 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: First String-Sedgwick Middle School
11:30 am: Travelers Chorale
12:30 pm: The Nutmeg Ballet
1:30 pm: The Metacomet Elementary Choir
2:30 pm: Stafford High School Madrigals

Saturday | December 1 | 10 am – 5 pm
10:30 am: Celesti Sondato / The Hartt School Community Division’s Adult Chamber Choir
11:30 am: Harmonia Mundi
12:30 pm: West Hartford Women’s Chorale
1:30 pm: Silk City Chorus
2:30 pm: The Solid Oak Big Band

Sunday | December 2 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Farmington High School Jazz Band
11:30 am: The Sweetest Key
12:30 pm: Sound of New England
1:30 pm: A Charlie Brown Christmas Trio
2:30 pm: Capitol Trombone Choir

Musem Closed Monday, December 3 & Tuesday, December 4

Wednesday | December 5 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Newington High School Chamber Choir
11:30 am: Plainfield High School Chorale
12:30 pm: Chamber Choir / Rocky Hill High School
1:30 pm: Connecticut Women’s Choral
2:30 pm: The Elmwood Troubadours

Thursday | December 6 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Silver Lane Singers
11:30 am: Bacon Academy
12:30 pm: WHS Choralaires
1:30 pm: The Bell Tones
2:30 pm: Westminster School Chamber Choir

Friday | December 7 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy Choir
11:30 am: Central Elementary Singers
12:30 pm: Farmington High School Madrigral Singers
1:30 pm: Trinity College Trinitones
2:30 pm: GMHS Chamber Singers

Saturday | December 8 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Free Second Saturdays for Families 
11:30 am: Free Second Saturdays for Families
12:30 pm: Free Second Saturdays for Families 
1:30 pm: Levas Community Choir
2:30 pm: Zolotyk Promin, Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Sunday | December 9 | 10 am – 5 pm  
10:30 am: Ballet Theatre Company
11:30 am: Koi Shirenu / The Emanuel Synagogue
12:30 pm: Sanctuary of Faith & Glory
1:30 pm: YMCA Footlights Program
2:30 pm: The Glastonbury Ukulele Band

Are you visiting the Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, or returning after some time away? You’ll find lots of helpful information on our Directions & Parking page, and even more tips on our Planning Your Visit page.

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