Recent Events

  • Columbia Historical Society Annual potluck, meeting & program - "Katherine Hepburn: From Hartford to Hollywood."

    04/27/2018 – 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Columbia Congregational Church, 325 Rt 87, Columbia, CT

    Potluck dinner starts at 6:00pm followed by the meeting. Please bring a dish to share.

    Taylor McClure will present information about Katherine Hepburn, from Hartford to Hollywood. Program starts at 7:00

  • "Harvesting Stones" Documentary

    03/11/2018 – 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Beckish Senior Center, 188 Rt. 66, Columbia, CT

    The documentary tells the stories of Jewish farmers who came to eastern CT from the 1890s to the mid 1900s. Open to the public. Light refreshments.


    09/24/2017 – 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Yeoman's Hall, Columbia

    Dr. Ben. Franklin – entrepreneur, printer, author, scientist, inventor, statesman, ambassador and one of America’s Founding Fathers – was an extraordinary man in any century. To call him a “Renaissance Man” is an understatement. Join us to discover:

    Why he became the most famous American in the 18th Century.

    Why he never patented his inventions.

    His ways to wealth and success as a businessman.

    How he eliminated his competition.

    His 1764 connection to Columbia, Ct.

  • The Columbia Community Dog Show

    09/23/2017 – 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Pavillion at Rec. Park, Columbia CT.

    All Friendly Dogs and Owners Welcome or just Come and Have Fun.
    Time 10:00 – 12:00, Registration is at 9:30

    Enter Your Dog in one or More Categories:

    Best Personality
    Best Tail
    Most Beautiful
    Most Peculiar
    Best Nose
    Best Ears

    The winner of each category will compete in best in show.

    $2.00 for one category, $8.00 for Five categories, $13.00 for 10 categories.

    Rain date – Saturday, Sept. 30th, 9:30 – 12

  • 2nd Annual Columbia Classic Car Show Cruise In

    09/10/2017 – 11:00am - 3:00pm
    H.W. Porter School, Columbia CT. Rt. 66 across from the Fire Station

    Join us for a great family event with food & beverages, 50/50 raffle, goodie bags, face painting & animal balloons. Sept 10th from 11am – 3pm.

    Spectators FREE with FREE parking. Show vehicles/Motorcycles: $10 donation. Bring your cruise buddies & spread the word. 10 “Favorites” Trophy Categories. NO DOGS NO BURNOUTS or ALCOHOL.

    Vehicle registration starts at 9am. Rain date Sept. 17

    Benefit for: Columbia Rec Program Assistance Fund
    CT Chapter of National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Columbia Historic Preservation

    2nd Annual Columbia Classic Car Show Cruise In