Are you a restaurant owner looking to boost business this holiday season? The Wadsworth needs restaurant partners for Night of Illumination to kick off our 40th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions! Festival is the museum’s second largest and longest running fundraising event, attracting nearly 13,000 visitors from throughout the state of Connecticut and beyond.

Restaurant partners are asked to create a holiday cocktail inspired by Onyx Moonshine and to pair it with an appetizer for guests to sample at the event Friday, December 6 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. In return for your donated services, you may bring promotional materials to distribute, you’ll get a tax benefit, and your restaurant’s name will be included on our website. This is going to be the best Festival yet!

Interested parties should contact Nick Mandella, Development Events Coordinator, at (860) 838-4021 or


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From Our Collection

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Hours & Admission

Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5