Thursday, October 26, 2017



Join us at the Joseph N. Goff House Museum, 2 Barton Hill Road, on Saturday, Oct. 28 for Trick or Treat Main Street! Games and refreshments, candy for the kids! The museum's current exhibit “The Founding of Chatham - 1767” will be on display for your enjoyment.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Joseph N. Goff Houst Hosts Opening Reception for New Exhibit







In Celebration of East Hampton’s 250th Anniversary The Joseph N. Goff House will host an opening reception for a new exhibit titled “The Founding of Chatham - 1767” on Wednesday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Joseph N. Goff House Museum and Culture Canter, 2 Barton Hill Road, East Hampton. 
Refreshments and lively discussion follows.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Joseph N. Goff House 2017 Gazebo Concer Series Musical Lineup

The Joseph N. Goff House is please to announce the musical line up of local Connecticut bands for the 2017 Goff House Gazebo Concert Series, held Thursdays evenings at 6:30 p.m. the Center School Gazebo in the East Hampton Village Center on Main and Summit Streets.

The kick-off concert on June 22 will feature members of the East Hampton High School Jazz Band, performing a variety of jazz songs from different genres. Hpyer local entertainment at its finest!


June 29 will feature Jake Kulak & The Lowdown, performing modern and traditional guitar-driven blues and blues-rock.

July 13 will feature The Modern Riffs, performing jazz rock and swing.

July 20 will feature Plywood Cowboy, whose heart-born songs interweave the rich heritage of earthy, country roots with the sentimental poignancy of singer-songwriter traditions.

July 27 will feature Old Dog New Tricks performing a wide range of original songs and interpretations of classic rock and blues songs, roots, alternative, rhythm and blues.

Aug. 3 Don Giroux and the Groove Section - performing a variety of soul, blues and R&B.

Listeners of all ages are welcome to attend and bring picnics and seating. Cub Scouts will sell refreshments and the Goff House board members will have a large birthday card for members of the community to sign in honor of the East Hampton's 250th anniversary. 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Goff House Board Requests Support for Annual Gazebo Concert Series

Goff House Board Requests Support for Annual Gazebo Concert Series

The Joseph N. Goff House Museum in East Hampton is once again asking for the support of individuals, local businesses and organizations to help sponsor the Gazebo Music Series, which takes place on five evenings in the summer at the Gazebo in East Hampton's Old Village Center.
This will be the 18th summer that the Joseph N. Goff House, Inc. will put on the Gazebo Music Series, which brings together listeners of all ages in a tranquil, outdoor setting to enjoy a wide variety of musicians and musical genres from jazz, to rock to bluegrass. This year, the concerts will be held on Thursdays, June 29, July 13,20 and 27 and Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m.
In honor of the Town of East Hampton's 250th anniversary celebration, the Joseph N. Goff House Gazebo Music Series "Chorus" Sponsorship Level will be offered at $250 for the 2017 concert season.
Sponsors are listed (by donation level - Tenor, $50 and Bass, $25) in public relations efforts and on fliers displayed around town and handed out at concerts. In addition, Chorus, Soprano and Alto sponsors ($250, $150 and $75 levels) are listed on a large banner that hangs on the gazebo during each concert. Lastly, the MC acknowledges "Chorus" level sponsors during concert intermissions. The Joseph N. Goff House, Inc. is a non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or would like more information on the event, please call 860-205-7376 or mail your donations to The Joseph N. Goff House, c/o Debi Rotteck, 163 Hog Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424. Please visit the Joseph N. Goff House Blog at http://goffhouseehct.blogspot.com/ soon for a listing of the 2017 performance schedule.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Trick or Treat at the Joseph N. Goff House Oct. 29

The Joseph N. Goff House Museum will be participating in Trick or Treat Main Street on Oct. 29 from 4-7 p.m. Stop by for some Halloween treats and fun!

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Goff House Concert Series Continues July 14 With The Survivors Swing Band




The Joseph N. Goff House Gazebo Concert Series continues
Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 PM at the Center School Gazebo, Main Street/Summit Street with Survivors Swing Band, performing old tunes from the 20s through the 40s.
The series continues July 21 with "Mischief-Us" performing an eclectic mix of classic Jazz, Bossanova,Blues and a dash of Classic Rock and July 28, with a rousing performance by "The Ancient Mariners" Connecticut Fife & Drum Corps.
Listeners of all ages welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket, chairs and picnics to enjoy during the shows. Cub Scout Troop 8 will sell refreshments. Rain location is the community hall at the Congregational Church of East Hampton, 59 Main St.Cub Scouts Troop 8 will be selling refreshments. Listeners are invited to bring a chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy.

 Rain location is the community hall at the Congregational Church of East Hampton.

For the first time this year, in collaboration with the East Hampton Parks and Recreation Department, the concert series will be extended through August with performances at the Sears Park Pavilion starting at 6 p.m.!


Aug. 4 features an Island Night theme with "Moto"  performing swaying, partying rhythms, Soca sounds and uplifting music;


Aug. 11 is Teen Night, featuring the local college band "The Flux" performing current hits and original music;


Aug. 18 is Family Night, featuring "We Got Rhythm!" a husband and wife modern song and dance team;


Aug. 25 is Classic Rock Night, featuring "MoJo JoJo" performing a mix of Blues, Motown, Classic and Modern Rock.


The concert series would not be possible without the generous financial support of individuals, local businesses and organizations.


Learn more about becoming a sponsor by calling 860-205-7376 or mail your donations to The Joseph N. Goff House,


c/o Debi Rotteck, 163 Hog Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Joseph N. Goff House Concert Series Continues June 30

The Joseph N. Goff House Gazebo Concert Series continues
Thursday, June 30 at 6:30 PM at the Center School Gazebo, Main Street/Summit Street a lyrical jazz  a performance by the Larry Gareau Jazz Quartet. Cub Scouts will be selling refreshments. Listeners are invited to bring a chair, blanket and picnic to enjoy.


The series continues July 14 with "Survivors Swing Band" performing great old tunes of the 20's through the 40's; July 21 features "Mischief-Us" performing an eclectic mix of classic Jazz, Bossanova, Blues and a dash of Classic Rock and July 28 features  a rousing performance by "The Ancient Mariners" Connecticut Fife & Drum Corps.


Listeners of all ages are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket, chairs and picnics to enjoy during the shows. Cub Scout Troop 8 will sell refreshments. Rain location is the community hall at the Congregational Church of East Hampton.


For the first time this year, in collaboration with the East Hampton Parks and Recreation Department, the concert series will be extended through August with performances at the Sears Park Pavilion starting at 6 p.m.!


Aug. 4 features an Island Night theme with "Moto"  performing swaying, partying rhythms, Soca sounds and uplifting music;


Aug. 11 is Teen Night, featuring the local college band "The Flux" performing current hits and original music;


Aug. 18 is Family Night, featuring "We Got Rhythm!" a husband and wife modern song and dance team;


Aug. 25 is Classic Rock Night, featuring "MoJo JoJo" performing a mix of Blues, Motown, Classic and Modern Rock.


The concert series would not be possible without the generous financial support of individuals, local businesses and organizations.


Learn more about becoming a sponsor by calling 860-205-7376 or mail your donations to The Joseph N. Goff House,


c/o Debi Rotteck, 163 Hog Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424.