First Town Downtown Windsor CT

Windsor CT Main Street Program
Phone: 860-247-8982


> First Town Downtown > About > News > A Busy Week in Windsor Center!

A Busy Week in Windsor Center!

There is so much going on in the center this week, we could barely fit it all in! Weeks like this make us breathe a contented sigh at our good fortune to live in Windsor. Mark your calendars now! Enjoy!

P.S. And next week is the grand opening of Windsor Worx co-working space on Mechanic Street.



Meet Cookbook Author Terry Walters


Meet Cookbook Author Terry Walters
Terry Walters author 'Nourish' cookbook


On Thursday, September 14th at our Farmers Market, you'll have the special treat of meeting Terry Walters, author of "Nourish," a gorgeous collection of plant-based, gluten-free recipes. Come talk to this knowledgeable four time author from 3:00 - 6:00 pm. All your favorite vendors will be there too, with music by Andy Lepak! It's supposed to be a beautiful day!

CT Main Street Spotlight


CT Main Street Spotlight


Connecticut Main Street Center is putting Windsor in the spotlight on September 14th! Only one or two town centers are chosen for this honor each year. We are being featured across the state to recognize our downtown growth and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

read more


Opening Reception


Opening Reception


The Windsor Art Center announces Connections, an exhibit featuring paintings by two Connecticut artists, Jeanne Manzelli and Gary Jacobs. The show opens September 16th and runs through October 28th. The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Saturday, September 16th from 5-7pm.

read more


Constitution Day at the Homestead


Constitution Day at the Homestead


Announcing our annual Constitution Day Open House, with tours at the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, at 778 Palisado Avenue in Windsor, Connecticut on Saturday, September 16th, 2023, from 11 am. – 2 pm.

read more


Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run


Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run


Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run; presented by the Windsor Freedom Trail Committee-Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 5:30a.m. – 8:30am- starting point: Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor.

Learn about and celebrate the rich history of the Windsor Freedom Trail with your family and friends by visiting sites that are associated with the Underground Railroad and African American heritage and movement towards freedom. The run is approximately 3.9 miles. (A bus will follow the runners if rest is needed).


read more


Union Street Tavern Trot


Union Street Tavern Trot


Join us rain or shine for the 17th Annual Union Street Tavern Trot, a 3.5 mile road and trail race through historic Windsor center—USATF Certification #CT09017JHP and Manchester Road Race Qualifier with all proceeds to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a national charitable foundation for childhood cancer research. Walkers welcome!

read more


Upcoming Events

7/20
WAC Open Studios
7/20
WAC Annual Members' Exhibition Opening Reception
7/24
Introduction to Watercolor Painting
7/25
Concert on the Green
7/25
Farmers Market
7/31
Introduction to Watercolor Painting
8/1
Concert on the Green
8/1
Farmers Market
8/4
Open Art Classroom
8/7
Introduction to Watercolor Painting


Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole! Join or Renew your membership in First Town Downtown, Windsor's Main Street program.

  • Address:161 Broad St, Windsor, CT

  • Phone: 860-247-8982

  • Email: info@ftdt.org