Lilac Walks

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

When you think of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, you think of lilacs. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs curated by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their fleeting blossoms in shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Tour the gardens to learn about the long history of the lilacs on the property and how we care for them.

$10 – $15

Lilac Walks

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

When you think of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, you think of lilacs. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs curated by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their fleeting blossoms in shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Tour the gardens to learn about the long history of the lilacs on the property and how we care for them.

$10 – $15

Connecticut Historic Gardens Day

On Historic Gardens Day, sixteen historic gardens around the state welcome you to explore a variety of beautiful garden styles from different periods. Enjoy free admission to visit the gardens of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, the Butler-McCook House & Garden, and the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden!

Free

The Education of Aaron Burr

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

Aaron Burr spent his late teens and early twenties studying with Rev. Joseph Bellamy and Tapping Reeve, both father figures who aided in the education of the young Burr. These formative years in Litchfield County would influence Burr’s life for years to come. Presented in partnership with the Litchfield Historical Society, follow Burr’s footsteps with a tour beginning at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden and continuing on to Tapping Reeve House & Law School. 

$14

Mattatuck Museum Takeover

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden 9 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT, United States

How can art change our perspective on history? To find out, the Mattatuck Museum will bring pieces in its significant art and history collections from their museum on the Green in downtown Waterbury to the rooms of the Ferriday family’s summer retreat in Bethlehem. Works exploring the themes of women, 20th-century art, and local art will be in conversation with the beautiful furniture, art, and objects collected over decades by Caroline Ferriday.  On view during regular tours of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden from Saturday, September 21 to Sunday, October 20.

Free – $15
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