September 27 - September 28, 2019 Denison Homestead Days

Friday Night Social Gathering

September 27, 2019

Social Gathering at the Denison Homestead from 5-7pm. This Complimentary event is hosted by the Denison Board of Trustees. Beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and other light refreshments and appetizers will be served. Please RSVP by September 21, 2019.

Saturday Denison Homestead Day Agenda

September 28, 2019

9:00 am

Sign in at the Denison Homestead.   

9:15 am

Annual Denison Meeting 2019

10:30 am

Special Morning Presentation, “The Cost of Battles Not Fought: Wars & Rumors of War in Early New England” with Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward, Ph.D.

12:00 pm

Catered Picnic of barbecue chicken, barbecue ribs, potato salad, summer tomato salad, corn on the cob, dessert and beverages. $30/adult, free for children under 18. RSVP by September 21, 2019

1:30 pm      

King Philip’s War mock skirmish between the Colonial and Native Camps.

2:30 pm

Meet the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s 36 year-old Great Horned Owl ET.

3:00 pm

Guided tours of the historic Pequotsepos Manor House

4:30 pm

En Plein Aire Artist Reception. Local artists will be painting the Denison Homestead landscape and have their paintings available for sale at the reception. Please come meet the artists and perhaps purchase an original painting of the Homestead.

Artists are donating 30% of each sale to the Denison Homestead.


Saturday Night Campfire Supper - Meal includes pulled pork, campfire beans, zucchini linguini with marinara sauce, cole slaw, fire roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, assorted pies and roasted marshmallows. $10/adult, free for children under 18. RSVP by September 21, 2019

Register for any of the above events by sending a check payable to: The Denison Homestead, P.O. Box 42, Mystic, CT 06355. You can also register online with a credit card by going to the SHOP tab and choosing the events you wish to attend.