Public Events
  
The public is welcome to attend the following public events at Putnam Cottage Knapp Tavern Museum, during which time tours are available as indicated on the calendar.

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n addition, the museum will be open on the following dates:
  • Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
For more information concerning upcoming events open to the public, please contact PutnamHillDAR@gmail.com.

2017
Massing of the Colors
DAR, C.A.R., SAR, Lineage Societies
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM
Location: Methodist Church of New Canaan
165 South Avenue
New Canaan, Connecticut
All lineage societies present their colors

Brief ceremony, placement of flags and refreshments
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend
Host: Regent Linda Tavlarios
Open to the public


Haunted Candlelight Open House
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
Rain or shine
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
254 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut
Headless Horseman
Fifth Connecticut Regiment
Ghost stories by candlelight
Entertainment and refreshments of the Revolutionary War era
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Kim Harke
Open to the public

 
Veterans Day Commemoration
DAR, C.A.R., SAR
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Location: Christ Church
Across the street from Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
254 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Brief ceremony, placement of flags and refreshments
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend
Host: Regent Linda Tavlarios
Open to the public

Good Citizens Award Ceremony and Tea
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Awards presented to local students
Committee Chair: Dorothy Darlington
Students, parents, teachers, members and guests

Candlelight Open House
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut
Fifth Connecticut Regiment
Entertainment and refreshments of the Revolutionary War era
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chairs: Susanna Trudeau, Sarah Coleman
Open to the public


 
Dates to be determined for subsequent events:
Wreaths Across America
Date: Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Location: Spring Grove Veterans Cemetery
22 Hecker Avenue
Darien, Connecticut
Committee Chair: Wynn McDaniel
All Chapter members and prospectives are welcome with C.A.R.

American History Essay Award Ceremony
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 3:45 to 4:30 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Awards presented to local students
Contact the Chapter for contest information
Committee Chair: Sarah Coleman
Students, parents, teachers, members and guests
 
Put's Ride Celebration
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Fifth Continental Regiment
Reenactment of General Israel Putnam's Ride
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Susanna Trudeau
Open to the public


Tours of Putnam Cottage  Knapp Tavern Museum
Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Kim Harke
Open to the public


Annual Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 29, 2017 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM
Location: DAR – C.A.R. float
Sound Beach Avenue
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Committee Chair: Wynn McDaniel
Open to the public
 
Tours of Putnam Cottage  Knapp Tavern Museum
Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Kim Harke

Open to the public
 
Annual Independence Day Ceremony
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM

Location: Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road
Greenwich, Connecticut
Historic flag raising
Scouts parade flags of 13 colonies
Descendants of founding families
Salute to Revolutionary War patriots
Good Citizen Awards
Complimentary refreshments
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Bea Crumbine
Open to the public

Tours of Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Location: Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut
All Chapter members and prospectives are encouraged to attend and volunteer as docents
Committee Chair: Kim Harke

Open to the public

Annual September 11th Memorial Event
Date: Monday, September 11, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM

Location: September 11th Memorial Greenwich
Cos Cob Park, opposite the Cos Cob train station
22 Sound Shore Drive
Greenwich, Connecticut

Memorial service to honor victims and their families
Freedom. Liberty. Forever.
Open to the public

* Date to be confirmed and information to follow


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