PROGRAMS FOR 2016

All events Sundays 2-4 pm unless otherwise noted.

Free and open to the public.

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May 15 (lecture at 2:15 pm)

(Due to space constraints, Patrick’s lecture will be held next door to the Old Meeting House Museum at the Academy Chapel promptly at 2:15.)

Since childhood, Patrick Duquette has always been interested Native American lore. Five years ago he started doing research for a book on King Philip's War with a focus on the Springfield attack in 1675 and the local legend of the “Indian Leap.” Patrick's research has uncovered an amazing amount of buried secrets, mysteries, and curious incidents from the earliest days the Massachusetts.

He will be discussing various topics relating to Wilbraham and Native Americans, curious events during the Indian Wars, the Springfield attack during King Philip's War, Edith Dowe Miniter, H.P. Lovecraft, and other interesting topics. Join us and share his passion!

June 12

Dance troupe to dance quadrilles from the 19th century in the garden outside. Small Planet Dancers is a performance group based in Western Massachusetts.  Started in 1986, it offers stage presentations and educational programs on a variety of different styles of dance from many cultures and time periods.  

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July 10 (1-4 pm)

Ice Cream Social and Art show featuring the Wilbraham Art League

August 14

Guy Mclain Directory of Springfield History Museum to speak on local car manufacturers such as Duryea, Knox and Rolls Royce. 

September 11

Bill Steele. Antique farm equipment to be shown outside, from the 19th and early 20th century.

October 

Adams Cemetery Tour

November 11 (Friday - after town ceremony - about noon)

Veterans day luncheon

December 4  (2-5 pm)

Christmas at the Old Meeting House. Christmas trees will be decorated by local organizations and businesses.