Free Apple Tasting

basket of apples

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mike Geller from Mike's Organic Delivery will offer samples of a wide variety of delicious local apples at the Greenwich Historical Society November 15 at 1:00pm. Try new kinds of apples and learn about the history of apple growers in the Hudson Valley. 

Mike’s Organic Delivery works with more than 40 different farmers, delivering: organic produce, pastured meat, wild fish, grass-fed dairy products, pastured eggs, pantry items and prepared foods to Westchester and Fairfield counties. Mike has partnered with the Greenwich Historical Society to sell organic items in our café and to make a 10% donation to the Greenwich Historical Society for every weekly / à la carte order placed using coupon code HISTORY at

November 15, 1:00 pm

Pomeline-Greenwich Happy Hour Jewelry Trunk Show


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Enjoy a glass of wine, meet designer Kirsten Rothe and check out the gorgeous jewelry from her Pomeline 2018 line. Trained in both the history of art and studio art, Kirsten has been creating unique and elegant wearable art for 20 years. Drawing inspiration from both classical and contemporary forms, the Greenwich native of Danish descent is known for clean Scandinavian lines and shapes, to which she adds color and whimsy.

Thursday, November 15; 4:00–7:00 pm

Museum Store

Admission is free and reservations are not required.


Sip and Shop Holiday Afternoon Tea

Sunday, December 9


Enjoy holiday afternoon tea in the museum lobby and holiday shopping in the Museum Store. We’ll be serving a variety of seasonal blends, savory tea sandwiches and traditional teatime sweets catered by Royal Tea Company, which has “served tea to everyone from Martha Stewart to the Duchess of York.” Find gifts for everyone on your list at our fabulous new Museum Store and enjoy free gift wrapping. Members receive a 10 percent discount on Museum Store purchases year round.

Sunday, December 9, 1:00 pm

Members: $35; nonmembers: $40
Reserve below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10

Candlelight 2018

Sunday, December 16


Our annual Candlelight event is a festive evening that offers a tour of Bush-Holley House done up in holiday style. The family-friendly tours last roughly 45 minutes and interpret Christmas traditions as they were celebrated by the Bush and Holley families in the Colonial and art colony eras.

Music, hot chocolate, holiday treats, a visit from Santa Claus (5:00–7:00 pm) and craft projects for kids will also be offered in the Vanderbilt Education Center.

Tours are first-come, first-served and leave every 15 minutes until 6:30 pm. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see the exhibitions in the new museum building.

Sunday, December 16, 4:30 to 7:00 pm

Admission is free. Please help us plan by registering here.

Entrance to the event is through the new museum lobby.


White Wines of the World

Thursday, January 24


Visitors will enjoy a variety of domestic and international wines with an expert who will provide guidance on pairings with different types of food—a perfect way to warm up on a cold winter evening. Extended shopping hours in the Museum Store will be available.

Thursday, January 24, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Members: $10; nonmembers: $15
Reserve below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10


Chocolate Sunday!

Sunday, February 17


To celebrate February’s link with romance and chocolate, local chocolatiers, chefs and bakers will provide a delicious sampling of treats to indulge the most discriminating chocoholics. Bring the kids: There will be creative craft projects for children to enjoy in the Vanderbilt Education Center.

Sunday, February 17, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Members: $15; nonmembers: $20
Reserve below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10

Cancellation, Refund and Nonsufficient Funds Policy

A full refund for program and special events payments will be made up to 10 days before the program or event. Within 10 days of the program or event, no refund can be granted, but payments may be changed to tax-deductible contributions at payer’s request. A fee of $25 will be charged for checks returned to us for nonsufficient funds.

Greenwich Historical Society 47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807 203-869-6899

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