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.
Thursday, October 23 7-9pm: Annual Membership Meeting & Volunteer Recognition Reception. All current volunteers and dues-paying members in good standing are invited! Join us for an evening of camaraderie and learn about how your involvement with the museum has made a positive impact over the last year! Light refreshments will be served, RSVP to email@example.com
Sunday, October 26 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. The club meets in the picnic area next to the main parking lot.
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, November 1 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, November 15 10am-1pm:Intro to Greenwoodworking
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 email@example.com.
Saturday, November 15 1-4pm: Edible Gifts for the Holidays Workshop. Join Jeri Woodhouse of A Taste of the North Fork and Certified Master Food Preserver Mark Vosburgh for the latest in this seasonal series. This hands-on workshop will instruct the home cook on various methods of preparing delectable, edible gifts using seasonal, local produce. Recipes are still being finalized, but an example includes Brandied Fruit. All instruction and materials are included, and participants will leave with their own jars. Class is held at a commercial kitchen facility in Cutchogue, exact address provided after registering. $35/$25 museum members, plus $10 materials fee. Register online below using paypal or credit card, or call 631-298-5292 to reserve your spot.
Friday & Saturday November 28-29 9am-3pm; Sunday November 30 10am-2pm: 23rd Annual Country Parlor Holiday Folk Art & Gift Show. The East End's most unique holiday show of fine folk artists and craftspeople! Shop the finest selection of handmade crafts and gifts including tree trimmings, baskets, rugs, Santas, vintage and rustic home decor and gifts, all hand made, hand stitched, hand carved, hand hooked, hand woven and hand crafted! You will find something for everyone on your list. Plus, new this year: enter a bid for a fully-decorated tree complete with unique one-of-a-kind ornaments from all of show's artisans! Free entry. Follow the show on Facebook and see photos of merchandise here.