Thursday, September 26, 2019

WEDNESDAY: Westchester Sketchers at Bush-Holley House Museum

October 2nd

The Bush–Holley House is a historic house museum in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, Connecticut. It was constructed circa 1730 and in the late nineteenth century was a boarding house and the center of the Cos Cob Art Colony.  From the early 1890s until the 1920s the Holley House was the gathering place for a group of artists and writers who were members of the first Impressionist art colony in Connecticut. The Cos Cob Art Colony played a major role in the development of American art. Leading American Impressionist artists gathered to discuss their work and to teach. Among the early members were Childe Hassam, Ernest Lawson, Theodore Robinson, John Henry Twachtman and J. Alden Weir.


Start time 10:00 AM.
LOCATION: Bush-Holley House MuseumGreenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807 Phone: 203-869-6899

TRANSPORTATION from NYC: Greenwich Historical Society is within easy walking distance from the Metro-North Cos Cob train station (less than a mile). From the New York bound side, head east on Strickland Road. From the New Haven bound side, walk under the tracks at the far end of the platform and turn right on to Strickland Road. Greenwich Historical Society is on the left just past the I-95 overpass.

LUNCH: 1:00 PM. We will have lunch by the picnic area.  Bring your own or choose a box lunch or a selection from the cafe.

NOTE: We need to know your selection at least two days ahead to reserve your lunch order:
SANDWICHES available:
Honey Baked Ham and Swiss
Oven Roasted Turkey/Swiss
Italian Combo (Ham, Salami, Pep, Provolone
Straight Flush (Fresh Turkey, Havarti cheese, Cranberry Mayo
Chicken Salad
Tuna Salad
Roasted Chicken Breast

Garden Salad with Egg and Vegetables
Greek Salad

All sandwiches come with Tomato/Lettuce (you can request no Tomato/Lettuce) and are available on Grain, Rye, White or Roll or Wedge Roll. Most of the sandwiches come with special Grain Bread. Sandwiches are $6.99 to $7.25.

The BOX LUNCHES are between $10.00 - $12.00 and include sandwich or wrap, water or soda, chips, cookies or apple. Your choice of Turkey/Swiss, Ham/Cheese or Chicken Salad. If you would like a salad instead of sandwich it may be an extra $.

SHOW and TELL: Following lunch, we will share our drawings and tell stories.  This is the social part of our day and not to be missed.

- Bring a stool if you have one.  It gives you more options.
- Dress for sunshine.  Bring a hat, water and sunscreen.

RSVP to Cathy Gutterman 
  • Please indicate your selection if you plan to purchase your lunch from the cafe.
  • A couple of spaces are left for October 7th at Shettemuc Yacht Club in Ossining. Please let me know if you'd like to go. 

Looking for us? 
Call/text: Cathy at (914) 625-0766 or Marianne at (914) 355-6507.
There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome.

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