Past Events

Grand Opening of New Permanent Exhibits

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Join us for the Grand Opening of the two new permanent exhibits - "The Road to Westford" and "Westford Academy"!  Read more


August Museum Closure

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - Monday, September 3, 2018 @ All Day
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Notice The Museum will be temporarily closed on Sunday 19 August and Sunday 26 August while we are changing exhibits and painting the first floor exhibit room. We'll reopen after ...   Read more


Declaring Independence

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Parish Church United of Westford, Westford MA

What did the Declaration of Independence mean to citizens of 1776? What meanings does it hold for us today? The thought provoking public performance piece, Declaring Independence: Then & Now, ...   Read more


History of Nabnasset and Beyond

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nabnasset Country Club, Westford MA

Did you know that Nabnasset was a summer resort destination starting in the 1860's way before Kimball's Farm? How about Nabnasset having two major league Baseball players in the 1920's ...   Read more


Revolutionary Westford

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

A multi-media presentation by Dan Lacroix about the men from Westford who answered the call on April 19th 1775.  Read more


Taste of Nashoba

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center, Groton MA

The Taste of Nashoba is back! Tuesday, March 20th at the Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You can purchase tickets through this link and the ...   Read more


Sample census record

Genealogy Research How-to - Going Deeper

Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Now that you've gotten your feet wet and you're hooked into finding some of your ancestors, you're probably interested in more resources. In this second session, Bob Oliphant will delve deeper in to federal census records and doing international research.  Read more


Group shot of the Westford Minutemen

A Visit with the Westford Minutemen

Sunday, March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Come see the Westford Minutemen up close and personal! How is a musket fired? Where do their clothes come from? Can you march to Concord with them?  Read more


Genealogy Research How-to - Basic Tools

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Have you been thinking about looking into your family history but don't know where to start? Or maybe you've started but need to understand the available resources better. In this first session, Patti Mason and Dave Welsh will help get you jump started.  Read more


young woman with distaff

St. Distaff Day Celebration

Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Spin to celebrate the end of the holiday season! This annual event is hosted by the Westford Spinners for fiber enthusiasts from around the region. Bring a wheel or spindle ...   Read more



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