2014 Events Calendar
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Hallockville Museum Farm is currently closed for tours. To plan your visit in the spring, Visit our Tour page for details.
Winter- Spring 2014: 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, January 25 10am-12pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, February 8 10am-12pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, March 1 10am-12pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Saturday, March 15 10am-12pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking
Sunday, February 23 & Sunday, March 30, 1-4pm: Hallockville Carving Club. Beginner and experienced woodcarvers are invited to Hallockville for an afternoon of skill-building and camarderie. Join and observe experienced carvers utilizing a variety of techniques to make decorative and functional items, all without a single power tool. Try your hand with an old-fashioned foot-powered springpole lathe and visit with fifth-generation decoy carver Jack Combs in his shop. You are encouraged to bring your own projects and tools, give a try using our tools, or simply come to watch. Open to all ages; ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Free for Hallockville members, non-member suggested donation $3.
Saturday, March 8 1-4pm: Preserving the Harvest: Chutneys. For the first class in the year-long "Preserving the Harvest" series presented by A Taste of the North Fork and Hallockville, participants will learn about chutneys while preparing their own in this hands-on class. These exotic yet versatile condiments spice up winter dishes and this class will feature "English-style" winter fruit and wine and spicy cilantro chutneys. Enjoy samples and lean more about their South Asian origins. Leave with two jars of your very own to take home and enjoy. Advance registration required, $35/$25 members, plus $8 materials fee. This class will be held at a commercial kitchen facility in Cutchogue, exact address provided at registration.
Saturday, March 15 10am: Spring Tulip Penny Rug Workshop. Join us on National Quilting Day for this fun workshop featuring a spring tulip motif on a "penny rug." Learn the hand blanket stitch and the stem stitch, as well as many applique techniques to make these decorative wool craft projects that are portable and don't require a sewing machine! Quilting expert Connie Klos will lead the class and provide individual instruction. Limited space in this class, advance registration required. $40/$30 members includes all materials and instruction.
Saturday, April 5 9am: Community Garden Opening Day. Join your fellow gardeners to prepare your plots for the 2014 growing season! Community Garden plots must be reserved in advance, download the form here, or call or email us for additional information. Volunteers welcome! Lend a hand and meet like-minded gardeners and learn gardening tips.
Saturday, April 12 9am-12pm: Preserving the Harvest: Marmalades. Beat the winter doldrums and evoke warmer climes in the second class in the series presented by A Taste of the North Fork and Hallockville. Learn the differences between mamalades, james and jellies, while making your own sampling including classic orange and grapefruit-ginger in this hands-on workshop. Participants will enjoy samples and take home two jars of their own. Advance registration required, $35/$25 members, plus $8 materials fee. This class will be held at a commercial kitchen facility in Cutchogue, exact address provided at registration.
Saturday, April 12 11am-5pm: North Fork Horseradish Festival. A celebration of all things horseradish, from recipe contests and cooking demos, activities to competitions. The even will take place outdoors under tents at the farm. Food and drink from local vendors will be available for purchase. Parking is free. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. For additional information and to purchase event tickets, please visit: NoFoHorseradishFest.com This event is organized and produced by Starfish Junction.
Saturday, May 3 1-4pm: Preserving the Harvest: Vinegars and Vinaigrettes. Think spring and dress your salad greens with your very own homemade vinaigrettes after taking this class, the third installment of the "Preserving the Harvest" series presented by A Taste of the North Fork and Hallockville. Learn how to make your own using fresh, local healthy ingredients in this hands-on workshop. Participants will take home two bottles with them and enjoy samples of various vinegars/ vinaigrettes during the class. Advance registration required, $35/ $25 members, plus $6 materials fee. Class will be held at a commercial kitchen in Cutchogue, exact address provided at registration.
May 17 & 18, 2014 Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair Details here.
Saturday, June 7 1-4pm: Preserving the Harvest: Edible Flowers and Flavored Sugars. Celebrate the beginning of summer by using the first flowers of the season to make garnishes and flavored sugars in this class, part of a series presented by A Taste of the North Fork and Hallockville. This hands-on workshop will instruct participants in identifying and using edible flowers in salads, baking and other dishes, as well as demonstrate the techniques needed to produce delicate flavored sugars and crystallized flowers. Participants will enjoy samples and take home two bottles of flavored sugar. Advance registration required, $35/$25 members, plus $6 materials fee. This class will be held at Hallockville.