2014 Events Calendar
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Hallockville Museum Farm is currently open for tours Fri-Sat-Sun 12-4pm. To plan your visit, go to our Tour page for details.
Special Exhibit Open Now: "Defense of the Eagle." Learn about an overlooked battle that took place right here on the shores of the Long Island Sound during the War of 1812! Hallockville commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Battle of the Eagle which took place over three days in 1814. Join us for light refreshments on June 26 at 6:30. The exhibit will continue to be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm, please check in at the Hudson-Sydlowski House first.
Sunday, August 31 1-4pm: Hallockville Carving Club. Join experienced woodcarvers and woodworkers for an afternoon of skill-building and camaraderie. Bring your own projects or come to watch. $3 or free for museum members.
September 13 & 14: 34th Annual Fall Festival 10am-5pm both days, Rain or Shine! For event details, admission info, vendor and sponsor information, visit the Fall Festival page.
Tuesday, September 23 7pm: "Defense of the Eagle." This lecture, part of the series commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of the Eagle during the War of 1812, is being given at Hallockville by Richard Wines, and will take an in-depth look at this battle that happened right here on our shores. Please register by calling 631-298-5292 or emailing email@example.com; $3 suggested donation.
Sunday, September 28 9am-4pm: Antique Automobile Club of America Car Show. Presented by the Peconic Bay Region chapter. This year's show celebrates 100 years of Dodge and 50 years of the Ford Mustang! Enjoy the classic cars, picnic area, food and refreshments. Children ages 12 and under are free, and adults are $5, with all proceeds going to the Peconic Bay Region chapter of the club. For information about including your car in the show, visit pbraaca.org.
Greenwoodworking Class series with Tom Barry. Learn how to use old-fashioned tools to shape wood into a functional piece in this hands-on three-hour workshop. Participants will utilize a shavehorse and a springpole lathe and learn about the time-honored traditions of creating wooden tools by hand. Participants will take a finished piece home with them. Class size is limited and includes instruction, materials and access to tools. Age 16 and up. Advance registration is required, order online below or call 631-298-5292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place. Class fee: $30 Hallockville museum members; $40 non-members. Choose one of the class times below:
Saturday, October 4 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, October 18 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, November 1 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, November 15 10am-1pm:Intro to Greenwoodworking
October 11 & 12: Defense of the Eagle: War of 1812 Commemorative Event. Join us for two days of military re-enactments, tours, children's activities and more as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of a War of 1812 battle that took place north of Hallockville in October, 1814. Children are free; Adults suggested donation $3. More details to be posted soon.
Saturday, October 11 9am: Autumn Botanical Walk. Join expert naturalist Mary Laura Lamont on a guided 2-mile meander around the preserved lands at Hallockville to observe and identify botanical specimens of the season. Easy terrain, heavy rain cancels. $6 per person/$5 museum mebers. Register in advance by calling 631-298-5292 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, November 15 9am: Guided Bird Walk. Join expert ornithologist Mary Laura Lamont on a guided 2-mile walk around the preserved lands at Hallockville to observe late-season migrating birds. Heavy rain cancels. $6 per person/$5 members. Register in advance by calling 631-298-5292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.