Upcoming Events - Spring 2013
Springtime Wine & Cheese Tasting
Saturday, April 13th: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
The Willard House and Clock Museum joins with Pecorino Country Cheese Shop to present a romantic evening featuring hand-chosen wine and accompaniments. Guests will be seated in the museumís main clock gallery, and will be served a variety of indulgent cheeses with seasonal condiment pairings and festive wines. Seating is limited and advanced reservations are required by March 10. $29 per person, discount for museum, Grafton Historical Society, and Apple Tree Arts members.
Willard Women Tour
Sunday, March 3rd: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
In honor of Womenís History Month, the Willard House and Clock Museum highlights the lives of selected women related to several generations of the Willard family. The presentation and guided tour showcase women who are represented within the museumís collection. By learning about the portraits, needlework and some interesting anecdotes about the daughters and wives of the famous Willard Family, the tour examines the role of women in Colonial New England. The program is free with museum admission. Reservations are recommended. Tea will be served after the tour.
Happy Birthday, Simon Willard!
Sunday, April 7th: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
In honor of Simon Willardís 260th birthday, the museum is free to the public today. Special guided tours and activities. Tea served after the tour.
Annual Spring Tea
Sunday, May 5th 2:00-3:30 PM
Step back in time with a traditional High Tea served at the Willard House and Clock Museum. Guests will be served in the beautiful main gallery of the museum, as well as galleries especially decorated to capture the sights and scents of early spring. Part of the museumís collection of period dresses and hats will also be on display for the event. Admission to this special event is by reservation only, RSVP no later than April 28th. $15 per person, discount for museum and Grafton Historical Society members.
Sunday Tea & Tours
Join us on the first Sunday afternoon of each month, from February through November, with the exception of May 5th, for a cup of tea and short tour highlighting a little-known aspect of the museum. Tea and tour are free with museum admission.
We do rentals!
Planning an event and want to make it really special? The Willard House and Clock Museum is available for indoor or outdoor rentals. Contact us at 508.839.3500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.