Fall Foliage Day

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

Explore the historic grounds of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve, and the Old Bethlem Burial Grounds and learn the history of these places that once made up a working farm on our Fall Foliage Walk!

[Sold Out!] 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. Our gardens are famous for these fleeting spring blossoms. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs planted by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their signature shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Our tour will take you through the gardens and show you the numerous varieties of lilacs, how we care for them, and tips on how to care for your own lilacs.

$10 – $12

[Sold Out!] 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. Our gardens are famous for these fleeting spring blossoms. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs planted by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their signature shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Our tour will take you through the gardens and show you the numerous varieties of lilacs, how we care for them, and tips on how to care for your own lilacs.

$10 – $12

[Sold Out!] 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. Our gardens are famous for these fleeting spring blossoms. Each spring, the stunning variety of lilacs planted by Caroline Ferriday and her mother scent the gardens and show off their signature shades of purples, pinks, and even whites. Our tour will take you through the gardens and show you the numerous varieties of lilacs, how we care for them, and tips on how to care for your own lilacs.

$10 – $12

Witness Stone Dedication Ceremony

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

Join us as we place and dedicate a Wintess Stone to commemorate the enslaved people who lived on our property. We welcome the students of The Woodhall School to share their experiences, along with our community partners and staff, as we uncovered this hidden story with The Witness Stones Project.

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

[Sold Out!] Talk & Tour | Vive la Révolution! A Celebration of Lafayette

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

[SOLD OUT!] 2024-25 marks the Bicentennial of Lafayette’s Farewell Tour. On that tour, this French General traveled 6,000 miles to visit 24 states over 13 months — but who was he? Why is he so beloved? Join Susan Joy, Ambassador from American Friends of Lafayette, as she shares the amazing account of Lafayette, who President Monroe invited to be the "Guest of the Nation". This talk will be followed by a special “Francophile” Tour of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden. Join us on Bastille Day as we celebrate all things French!

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Family Fun Day!

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

As summer comes to an end, pack a picnic basket, grab a frisbee, load the kids and grandparents into the station wagon, and join us on the lawns of Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden for an afternoon of summertime fun. Music and games with the backdrop of a beautiful landscape, what could be more fun?

Free

Talk & Tour | Understanding Rev. Bellamy and the Times in Which He Lived

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

A remarkable man who lived during remarkable times, a man that helped shape his community. Reverend Bellamy was the founder of the first theology school in the colonies, a farmer, a husband and a father, patriot and enslaver. Join us for a talk with Vin Bove, Bethlehem Historical Society member followed by a special Bellamy-focused house tour.

$10 – $20

Canceled: Talk & Tour | Using Your Voice with Joseph Grabarz

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

Our "Talk & Tour" series concludes with Joseph Grabarz, lobbyist and former State Representative (1989-1993), as he inspires us to use our voices to effect change in the world like Caroline Ferriday. Grabarz shares fascinating highlights from his career promoting health and civil rights issues. Learn how he represents various organizations in the halls of government, and how you can reach out to your legislators to make a difference.

$10 – $20

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