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Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, Executive Director, New Haven Museum

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Expanded Twilight Concert Series at Pardee-Morris House Begins June 26

New Haven, Conn. ( April 1, 2024)— This summer will sizzle even more at the historic Pardee-Morris House! The 2024 Twilight Concert Series will kick off with a power-house blend of classic Motown hits, funk, and rock by Locomotion on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 6:30 p.m., (rain date, Thursday, June 27, 2024). Grounds open for picnicking at 5:30 p.m. The 2024 season has been expanded to include five concerts with two sets each.

The summer fun will continue with the bluegrass harmonies of Audrey Mae on July 10; the “old school” R&B of The Bernadettes on July 24; cool island sounds by the Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band on August 7, and the sizzling salsa of Movimiento Cultural Afro-Continental on August 28. The free performances are hosted by the New Haven Museum, which owns and operates the historic site. Rain dates for all concerts are the following day. For weather updates visit http://newhavenmuseum.org or @newhavenmuseum on FB/IG.

Concert Details

Grounds open at 5:30 p.m., the concert begins at 6:30 pm. Rain dates for all concerts are the following day. The Pardee-Morris House will be open to visitors for tours till 8 p.m. The public is invited to bring blankets and chairs and enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Parking is available on Lighthouse Road. 

About the Pardee-Morris House

Located at 325 Lighthouse Road, in New Haven, the Pardee-Morris House dates from about 1780, and is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. Built by Amos Morris around 1750, the house was burned by the British during their raid on New Haven in 1779, and rebuilt and expanded by the Morris family. In 1918, William Pardee, a descendant of the Morris family, willed the property to the New Haven Colony Historical Society, today the New Haven Museum. For a complete list of summer events at the Pardee-Morris House, visit: http://newhavenmuseum.org/visit/pardee-morris-house/ For New Haven Museum’s event calendar: http://newhavenmuseum.org/visit/events-calendar/ Sign up for e-blasts at info@newhavenmuseum.org.

About the New Haven Museum

The New Haven Museum, founded in 1862 as the New Haven Colony Historical Society, is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue. The Museum collects, preserves and interprets the history and heritage of Greater New Haven and through its collections, exhibitions, programs and outreach brings more than 375 years of the Elm City’s history to life. For more information visit www.newhavenmuseum.org or facebook.com/NewHavenMuseum or call 203-562-4183.

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