Christmas in Clinton Open House
December 2

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It’s one of the warmest, cheeriest places to be as the holiday season begins on December 2. Please join us for hot mulled cider and the sounds of live harp music in our beautifully decorated 1750 Elisha White House, commonly known as “Old Brick”. Refreshments will be served and the house will be open to the public, free of charge, from 1:00 to 5:00. When your toes begin to feel numb from the cold, you’ll know where to go. We’ve got a roaring fireplace!

Christmas at Old Brick
Holiday Dinners

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December ushers in our sumptuous Holiday Luncheons and Dinners served in our beautifully decorated historical house museum. This is a rare opportunity to dine in a gracious 18th century setting, decorated for the holidays and candlelit at night.

The luncheons will be offered on Dec. 5 & 6 at noon and will be prepared again this year by Mary Bovich and Faithe Mangler.

Candlelight dinners, prepared by Chef Eric Ambler, will be offered on Dec. 7 & 8 at 6:00 p.m. Meals are served promptly so please arrive early!

Luncheon Menu
Carrot Ginger Soup w/ crostini
Tarragon Chicken Salad on Greens w/potato salad and tomato pesto bites
Double chocolate mousse cake
Punch or Wine & Coffee or Tea

Dinner Menu
Tossed Mixed Greens Salad w/tangy balsamic vinaigrette
SousVide Petite Filets of Beef
w/porcini mushroom red wine reduction, roasted root vegetable medley, and wild mushroom risotto
Dinner rolls
Moulton Lava Cakes
Punch or Wine & Coffee or Tea

Luncheons are $20 per person. Dinners are $32 per person. Reservations are a must as this event sells out quickly. To reserve, please specify which date you would like to attend and send a check payable to the Clinton Historical Society to:

Mary Bovich
87 Waterside Lane
Clinton, CT 06413 

For further information you may call Mary Bovich at 860-669-5318.

Dress is festive and the event is open to the public.

CHS Visits the Little Red Schoolhouse

On August 28, a group of CHS board members toured the Little Red Schoolhouse on Cow Hill Road and made plans to help the Department of Public Works decide how to restore the interior so that residents can visit this historical gem. One hundred years ago, this property was the site for the town's annual 4th of July picnics. Wouldn't it be fun to revive that event? The teacups and china are ready and waiting in the cabinets.