Halloween at the Handy House

Date: October 22, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  2:00 pm Little ghouls, ghosts and witches are invited to converge at the Handy House to enjoy some creepy crafts and explore the ghostly goings-on inside the house. Come in costume! Suggested donation $5 per family. (Rain date Sunday October 23)   For the month of October, […]

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Annual Meeting

Date: October 20, 2022 Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:00 pm Please join us for a look back at the year, discussion of goals for 2023, election of board members, and presentation of the local history award. Pre-register to join the meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q2TYvaoVSNGfdsQ5nlV1Jw Click here to review draft minutes from the annual meeting on October […]

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Handy House Halloween Trail

Date: Every Saturday until October 31, 2022 Time: 8:00 am  to  5:00 pm For the month of October, the Handy House Heritage Trail is transformed into a fun Halloween trail. Young visitors will enjoy the Halloween-themed quest, locating a ghostly lady and her children in the forest. Read the story, walk the trail and solve the […]

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Handy House Artisan Fair and Vintage Market

Date: September 17, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  3:00 pm 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport MA (Rain date Sep 18) FREE Handy House Artisan Fair, organized by the Westport Historical Society, showcases local craftspeople who specialize in skills and traditional crafts commonly practiced in the 18th and 19th century. This year’s fair also features a vintage market  – an […]

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Paul Cuffe: In Search of a New Land , An original play by Samuel Harps

Date: September 9, 2022 Time: 7:30 pm  to  9:00 pm (6.30 PM  Join us for a pre-performance reception, light refreshments will be served) Dedee Shattuck Gallery, One Partners Lane, Westport MA Free, pre-registration is required as seating is limited. CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER A WORK-IN-PROGRESS PERFORMANCE Join us for a staged reading of chosen scenes […]

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Meet a blacksmith at the Handy House

Date: August 16, 2022 Time: 4:00 pm  to  7:00 pm Generations of blacksmiths have lived at the Handy House. William White, the first resident of the house in the early 1700s, was a blacksmith. His tools were passed down from one generation to the next. Meet a modern-day blacksmith, Kyle Duarte for a hands-on demonstration of […]

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Polish Families of Westport Get-Together

Date: August 6, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:30 am On Saturday August 6, the Westport Historical Society will host a Polish Families of Westport Get-Together, a chance to share knowledge, photos and other materials relating to the many immigrants from Poland who settled in Westport. All are welcome.  The event will take place at […]

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Meet a blacksmith at the Handy House

Date: July 19, 2022 Time: 4:00 pm  to  7:00 pm Generations of blacksmiths have lived at the Handy House. William White, the first resident of the house in the early 1700s, was a blacksmith. His tools were passed down from one generation to the next. Meet a modern-day blacksmith, Kyle Duarte for a hands-on demonstration of […]

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