Upcoming Events

Exhibit: Student National History Day Projects

Wednesday March 20, 10:00 AM - Wednesday May 15
Academy Building

The Salisbury Association Historical Society presents: Salisbury Central School student projects for 2019 National History Day. 15 students sponsored by the Salisbury Association prepared projects on the theme: Triumph & Tragedy in History. They competed in Torrington at our local History Day on March 16, and now their projects are showcased at the Academy Building, 24 Main Street, open Tuesday through Saturday from 9-1.

Tom Zetterstrom: Japanese Knotweed on the Wild and Scenic Housatonic

Saturday April 27, 10:00 AM
Scoville Memorial Library

Japanes Knotweed is one of the most aggressive invasive weeds in our region and is particularly destructive to native habitats along rivers and streams. Well-known environmental activist and tree preservationist Tom Zetterstrom will examine the ecological impact of the ongoing Japanese Knotweed invasion locally and regionally, and will offer tips on identifying and eradicating this pest. Co-sponsored by the Salisbury Association Land Trust, the Scoville Memorial Library, the Housatonic Valley Association, the Housatonic River Commission, and the Sharon Land Trust.

Volunteer Appreciation Day Reception

Saturday April 27, 3:00 PM
Town Grove

Everyone is invited to a wine and cheese reception to honor the local volunteer organizations in our community. Salisbury has a wide range of volunteer organizations that provide valuable services to individuals and families, ranging from health, safety, food, and housing to education, enrichment, preservation, and community events. Each organization depends on the volunteer work of dedicated men, women and students who help make our community a better place. Guests will have the opportunity to talk with members of each organization, learn about their activities, and discover how to become involved as a donor or a volunteer.

Reception for Students' History Day Projects

Friday May 3, 5:00 PM
Salisbury Association, 24 Main Street

Please come view the wonderful projects created by Salisbury Central students for History Day 2019 on the theme: Triumph and Tragedy, including creative displays about Music and Segregation, the Ames Iron Works, the Holocaust, the Atomic Bomb, Votes for Women, and more. The students will be on hand to demonstrate and answer questions about their projects. Refreshments will be served.

Oskar Espina-Ruiz: The Chamber Music of Brahms

Saturday June 1, 4:00 PM
Scoville Memorial Library

Music Mountain festival director and clarinetist Oskar Espina-Ruiz will give a lecture-presentation, with audio samples, of Brahms' music, including the late Clarinet Quartet and his Piano Quintet. Immediately following the talk, come over to the Academy Building for the opening reception of the Salisbury Association's summer exhibit celebrating Music Mountain's 90th festival season. His talk is co-sponsored by the Scoville Memorial Library and the Salisbury Association Historical Society.