Handy House Artisan Fair

Date: September 30, 2017 Time: 10:00 am  to  3:00 pm Handy House Artisan Fair, organized by the Westport Historical Society, showcases 30 local craftspeople who specialize in skills and traditional crafts commonly practiced in the 18th and 19th century. Traditional craftsmanship, from blacksmithing to green woodworking, is still very much alive in Westport. The Artisan […]

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Paul Cuffe 1759-1817: Following His Footsteps

Date: September 16, 2017 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday September 16 at the Westport Friends Meeting House, 938 Main Road, Westport A symposium exploring new perspectives on the life of Paul Cuffe. Keynote speaker Vanessa Julye, Program Coordinator of the Ministry on Racism and Youth Ministries at the Friends […]

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House Tour

Date: August 6, 2017 Time: 11:00 am  to  4:00 pm The Westport Historical Society House Tour is a self-guided tour of private homes in Westport. Tour goers are given a ticket that gains them admission to the homes and a guidebook with descriptions of the homes and a map of the tour route so they […]

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Summer Adventures for Kids

Date: Every Wednesday until August 24, 2017 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:30 am   Wednesdays in August, 10:00 – 11:30 am; ages 10-15 years old, space is limited. $12/session for WHS members; $15/session for non-members~(supply costs included in fee) Cadman-White-Handy House, 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport, MA 02790   Wednesday, August 2, Knot Tying Erika Hamer […]

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O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: The Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt

Date: July 20, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:00 pm Presented by Michael Dyer 7 PM Thursday July 20 at the Westport Free Public Library, 408 Old County Road, Westport Buried deep within the logbooks, journals and manuscripts of America’s 19th century whaling heritage are watercolor paintings and other drawings and representations of the hunt […]

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Handy House: Open Tours, Exhibition, Kids Activities

Date: Every Saturday until October 28, 2017 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm Handy House is open 10 AM – 4 PM every Saturday July 8 – October 28 Tours every Saturday at 11 AM Special exhibition: Headwaters to Harbor, Westport’s Heritage of Water Family Reunion What do a busy mother, a popular doctor, an active teenager, a successful […]

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Westport Summer Passport

Date: Every Friday until September 2, 2017 Time: 7:00 am  to  7:00 pm The Westport Summer Passport 2017 is a self guided adventure that will take you to six of the most beautiful and interesting natural and historic spots in our town. You will visit: Brookside Conservation Area, 1013 American Legion Highway Forge Pond Conservation Area, […]

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Westport Summer Passport

Date: Every Thursday until September 2, 2017 Time: 7:00 am  to  7:00 pm The Westport Summer Passport 2017 is a self guided adventure that will take you to six of the most beautiful and interesting natural and historic spots in our town. You will visit: Brookside Conservation Area, 1013 American Legion Highway Forge Pond Conservation Area, […]

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Westport Summer Passport

Date: Every Wednesday until September 2, 2017 Time: 7:00 am  to  7:00 pm The Westport Summer Passport 2017 is a self guided adventure that will take you to six of the most beautiful and interesting natural and historic spots in our town. You will visit: Brookside Conservation Area, 1013 American Legion Highway Forge Pond Conservation Area, […]

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