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Sunday, August 13, 2017
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  Collecting Tag Sale Items for Land Trust
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For its September tag sale, the Manchester Land Conservation Trust seeks donations of books, tools, household items, furniture, toys, games, etc. Drop off donations at barn, 330 Bush Hill Rd., Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from August 7 to September 21 from 11:00 to 2:00 each day. No computers, TVs, clothing, please. The actual tag sale is September 22 to September 30, from 9:00am to 2:00pm each day. Come back and shop! The tag sale raises funds for the Land Trust and its open-space properties, including the 62-acre farm off Bush Hill Road in Manchester and Glastonbury. The farm trails are open – maybe plan a two-to-three-mile hike while dropping off tag sale items. Land Trust info: www.manchesterlandtrust.org.

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11:00am [11:00am] Woodbridge Barn Open House
Description:
Woodbridge Barn Restored. The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to free open houses of the restored eighteenth-century barn and the grounds of its Woodbridge farmstead from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on these Sundays: July 9, July 23, August 13, August 27, September 10, September 24, October 8, October 22, and November 12. The farmstead is located in Manchester Green at 495 East Middle Turnpike, near its intersection with Woodbridge Street. Visitors can park at the municipal lot behind the Senior Center, and along the street that runs between the Senior Center and the farmstead itself. From the street, walk to the backyard using the grass driveway between the house and Woodbridge Pizza. The Woodbridge farmstead is on the National Register of Historic Places. More information about local history at www.manchesterhistory.org

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1:00pm [1:00pm] Manchester Historical Society Hosts History Garden Open House
Description:
History Garden Open House will be presented at the Cheney Homestead. We’ll create a crib for the growing 'potato tower' in the garden and make a scarecrow to protect the ripening corn. Learn about Early American gardening and try your hand at weaving with artisans from the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center. Free; donations accepted for the upkeep of the Homestead. This 1785 house museum is open the second Sunday of the month. Info about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org


[2:00pm] Little Threatre of Manchester Presents:The 39 Steps
Description:
Little Theatre of Manchester continues its 2017 season in August with the high-speed spoof of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy movie, Patrick Barlow’s THE 39 STEPS. This comedy runs from Friday, August 11 to Sunday, August 27. Featuring a cast of four actors who breathlessly and hilariously reenact hundreds of characters, locations and famous scenes in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film thriller of the same name, THE 39 STEPS is packed with nonstop laughs, an on-stage plane crash, and some good old-fashioned romance! Performance are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $19-$25 (discounts for seniors and students) and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 860-647-9824 or visiting littletheatreofmanchester.org.

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