Museum After Hours: The History of Lake Compounce
Thursday, March 2
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Join scholars and experts as we learn about the art and history of carousels, their carvers, the artists, and your favorite carousels. Museum After Hours will be held from 6:30-7:30 PM with a wine and cheese reception taking place 6:00-6:30 PM. Admission to this series is included with general admission, and as always museum members are free.
Thursday, March 2: The History of Lake Compounce
with Museum Subject Specialist Cate Mahoney
Discover the history behind the country’s oldest continually operating amusement park and our neighbor, Lake Compounce.
Sunday, March 12
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join us for Family Sunday, on February 12th, from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM at the New England Carousel Museum! This monthly event features a children’s craft activity that changes each month. This month we are making a Create-a-Cutout Craft! Along with participating in our craft activity, visitors can tour the Museum and ride our carousel. This is a great way for families to spend the day together and make wonderful memories!
Admission to Family Sundayis $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for children, and includes the price of the craft.
Saturday, March 18
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Chaparrals perform live at the New England Carousel Museum on
Saturday, March 18th,
The music and dancing are open to the public! Cover is $12 per person.
Reserve a seat and come to listen with friends and loved ones or come and make some fun new friends! Our beautiful large wooden dance floor will bring you to tap your toes or give a twirl. Join us for some fun!
Call 860-585-5411 to reserve a table or pay in advance.
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Mix-it-Up is designed for elementary school aged children and each week students will learn a new art technique or material. All art supplies are included and children who register in advance for the full program will receive a free sketch book.
Mix-it-Up is $12 for drop-ins or $60 for the whole six week series.
Call 860-585-5411 to sign your child up or
Spring Fling Featuring Al Fenton Big Band
Saturday, March 25
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Swing, dip, and jive your way into the new season at the Spring Fling featuring the 21 piece Al Fenton Big Band! The dance will be held on Saturday, March 25th, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM at the New England Carousel Museum. Tickets are $15 and pre-paid tables of 8 or more may be reserved ahead of time. This is a BYOB event and snacks and set-ups will be available for purchase. Grab your saddle shoes and best vintage attire and come dance the night away!
The Al Fenton Big Band performs a variety of music including blues, jazz and swing. This music lends itself to many styles of dancing, either alone or with a partner. Enjoy the music, dancing; and spend time socializing with friends or come to make some new ones!
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