Shad Derby Trivia Contest

2024-04-25T11:20:11-04:00February 14th, 2024|Tags: |

The Shad Derby Trivia Contest is back! Think you know everything? Test your knowledge at the Shad Derby Trivia Contest on Thursday, April 25th, 2024 from 6-8 pm at the Windsor Historical Society. Teams of [...]

Fishing for Fun!

2023-04-29T07:06:23-04:00January 3rd, 2023|Tags: , |

No bones about it—now’s the time for shad-themed outdoor fun! Children pre-K to grade 5 will enjoy fishing for prizes, shad painting, shad cooking demonstration, and more! And, since the [...]

Fishing for Fun!

2021-05-15T09:13:12-04:00April 1st, 2021|Tags: , , |

There are no bones about it - even without the Shad Derby this year, families can still participate in a “scaled-back” version of shad-themed fun! Join us and Bart’s Restaurant for a fin-tastic and COVID-safe [...]

Shad Derby: A Treasured Tradition

2019-02-13T11:24:08-05:00May 14th, 2018|Tags: , |

No, it’s not just about a hat; no, it’s not about a soap box derby. It’s about a fish! It all started in 1955 when the director of the Windsor Rod and Gun Club became concerned with the polluting of the Connecticut River. To draw attention to the river’s condition and the resources it had to offer, the club organized a one-day fishing tournament.

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