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.
Greenwoodworking Class series with Tom Barry. Learn how to use old-fashioned tools to shape wood into a functional piece in this hands-on two-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, call 631-298-5292 or email email@example.com to reserve your place. Class fee: $30 Hallockville museum members; $40 non-members. Choose one of the class times below:
Saturday, July 19 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
July 7-11 9am-2pm: Woodworking Summer Camp (ages 6-11)
August 4-8 9am-2pm: Woodworking Summer Camp (ages 9-13)
July 7- August 8: Arts on the Farm Summer Camp. Fun on the farm for children ages 6-11 with themes including fiber arts, organic gardening and more! Plus a special woodworking-theme week for children ages 9-13! Full details and registration information available here.
Tuesday, July 22 7:30pm at Peconic Landing: "The War of 1812 Comes to the North Fork" Join Southold Historical Society Director Geoff Fleming and Hallockville's historian Richard Wines for an informative lecture presentation about the overlooked military engagements that came to Long Island 200 years ago. This presentation is being held at Peconic Landing. Free to attend.
Saturday, July 26 10am: Hallock Family Association Annual Genealogy Fest & Reunion. Hallock descendants from near and far meet to share stories, learn about relatives and celebrate familial camaraderie at the historic site where it all began. This will be followed by a potluck luncheon.
Saturday, July 26 6:30pm: 12th Annual Hallockville Barn Dance! Come one come all! Fun for the whole family, no dance experience needed. The historic Naugles Barn will be filled with live music from the Dance All Night Band and caller Chart Guthrie will call the steps and teach the dances as you go along. Come hungry! and enjoy the local Roaming Fork food truck; local wine and beer, and ice cream will be available for purchase. Tickets are $25 at the door; $5 ages 5-12; children 4 and under Free. This event is co-sponsored by the Peconic Land Trust.
Sunday, June 27 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.
Saturday, August 2 10am-1pm: Preserving the Harvest: Jams and Jellies. Join Jeri Woodhouse of A Taste of the North Fork, and Certified Master Food Preserver Mark Vosburgh from Hallockville for the latest installment in this seasonal series. This hands-on workshop will instruct the home cook in the various methods of producing delectable jams and jellies at home using seasonal, local fruit. All materials are included and participants will leave with their own jars of jam/jelly. Space limited, advance registration required. Class fee: $35/$25 museum members plus $8 materials fee. This class will be held at a commercial kitchen facility in Cutchogue, exact address provided at time of registration.
Sunday, August 24 2pm & 3:30pm: 2nd Annual Tomato Tasting with Invincible Summer Farms. Sample over 30 varieties of regionally-adapted and heirloom varieties of tomatoes grown by Stephanie Gaylor on her Southold farm. There are two tasting sessions for this event; with limited tickets available for each. Please select either the 2PM OR the 3:30PM option below. Hallockville Museum members save $2!
Wednesday, August 27 7pm: "Revenue Cutter Service: Forerunner to Today's United States Coast Guard." 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 William Nelson Jr., USCGAUX, representing the USCG's Atlantic Area Historian's Office, Portsmouth, VA. Please register by calling 631-298-5292 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; Free admission.
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.
Save the Date!
September 13 & 14: 34th Annual Fall Festival. Fore more details, vendor and sponsor information, visit the Fall Festival page.