Inheriting Freedom an Intergenerational Tour at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center 77 Forest Street, Hartford

The goal of our intergenerational tour is to encourage conversations about justice between all visitors. We provide an interactive, conversation-based tour experience where we welcome questions and curiosity from adults and children alike. The tour explores the life of Harriet Beecher Stowe and the larger history of anti-slavery activism in the United States, with a major focus on love and family as central to freedom struggles in both the past and present. hroughout American history, the efforts of abolitionist activists and freedom seekers were often motivated by the yearning to be united and safe with the people they loved most. Frederick Douglass was aided in his courageous escape from slavery by his wife-to-be, Anna Murray. Anna and Frederick continued their work in advocating for the freedom, education, and reunification of Black families. Douglass was inspired by his own story of the loss of his mother and siblings and fought to ensure that his children and other Black children across the nation, throughout many generations, would be safe from bondage. As we discuss these topics and more, we hope visitors are inspired to think about how we can continue to build a world where families of all kinds are safe, respected, and free to be together. This is a tour about what it means to Inherit Freedom. For more information Suggested age: 6+ YO

$3 – $20

Bridgeport Film Fest August Filmmaker and Artist Mixer at Berlinetta Brewing

Berlinetta Brewing 90 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of creativity and connection at the Filmmaker and Artist Mixer! This in-person event will be held at Berlinetta Brewing in downtown Bridgeport. Whether you're a filmmaker, artist, or simply someone who appreciates the arts, this is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals. At the Filmmaker and Artist Mixer, you'll have the chance to network with talented individuals in the industry, exchange ideas, and maybe even find your next creative partner. Share your latest projects, get feedback, or simply enjoy the company of fellow Creatives. There will be complimentary light bites and a cash bar of local craft beers, seltzers and soft drinks! Free street parking available as well! For more information