The Oaks, Windham CT, circa 1881

The Oaks
Willimantic ~ 2019 ~ Home Tours

The Oaks ~ Willimantic
2019 ~ Home Tours
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Willimantic Farmers Market

  • Visit the oldest farmers market in Connecticut
  • 8 - 12
  • The Market is held at the Main Street side of the Jillson Parcel
  • 627 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226 link to map
  • Ample parking
  • Accessible
  • Please bring a reusable bag
  • 627 Main St,

Ticket sales The Oaks School

  • Tickets $20
  • 10 - 3
  • The Oaks School Windham Senior Center
    47 Crescent St, Willimantic 06226 link to map
  • Printed Brochure available with maps at Oaks School and Heritage State Park
  • Ample parking
  • Accessible
  • $20 per person Cash or Check preferred

Ticket Sales Heritage State Park

  • Tickets $20
  • 10 - 2
  • Heritage State Park 440 Main St, Willimantic 06226 link to map
  • Printed Brochure available with maps at Oaks School and Heritage State Park
  • Ample parking
  • Accessible
  • $20 per person Cash or Check preferred

Self Paced Tours of Homes

  • Guided Tours of 11 cottages, mansions and the Elks Lodge
    All homes within easy walking distance
    Program Booklet, with map, available at Oaks School or Heritage State Park
  • 11 - 4, Elks Lodge from 11 - 2 only
  • Quercus neighborhood and Windham Road, Willimantic 06226 link to map
  • If you park on the street, please be courteous to the residents
  • Accessibility limited, homes have porch steps

Kerri Art Gallery

    Guided Trolley Tours

    • Visit Willimantic's National Register of Historic Districts: Mills, downtown Willimantic, mansions, bridges and Prospect Hill
    • 11 - 2:30, leaving on the 1/2 hour. Last tour departs 2:30
    • Board Trolley at Heritage State Park
      440 Main St, Willimantic 06226 link to map
    • Ample parking
    • Must present your ticket to board
    • (Seats on the trolley may be available to the general public, on availability basis)
    • Sponsored by Willimantic Brewing Company

    Guided Walking Tours

    • The History of Three Bridges
    • 12 - 2, leaving on the 1/2 hour
    • Easy 1.1 mile walk on sidewalks 30 min
    • Tours begin at Heritage State Park
      440 Main St, Willimantic 06226 link to map
    • Ample parking
    • Accessible

    Quilt Exhibit: The Jillson House Museum

    • The Windham Historical Society presents an exhibit of over 70 quilts on loan from local artisans c. 1880-2015
    • 1 - 4
    • The Jillson House Museum 617 Main Street Willimantic, CT 06226 link to map
    • Parking at Museum
    • Accessibility limited, one or two steps
    • $10 Donation Requested
    • Visit the renovated Windham Mills, including inside Mill #2, Heritage Park, "the Tunnel", the head race, exteriors of Mills 1 + 2.and the Bridge.
    • 2:30, one tour only
    • One hour
    • Tour begins at Heritage State Park
    • 400 Main St, Willlimantic 06226
    • Ample parking
    • Free admission
    • Bathrooms

    Willimantic Orchestra

    • Enjoy a free concert at Willimantic's new music venue
    • 3:00 1.5 Hours
    • Shaboo Stage, Jillson Square 645 Main Street link to map
    • Ample parking
    • Accessible
    • Free
    • Bring your chair and a picnic dinner. Enjoy this free concert at the end of your busy afternoon

    David Corsini, Local Artist

    • A retrospective in my 80th year
    • 3-5
    • Potpourri Building 700 Main Street, Willimantic 06226 link to map
    • Additional parking Rear of building or Crosbie Lot
    • Accessible
    • Open to the Public, Free