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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; $3 suggested donation.
Sunday, September 28 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. ** Please note that this meeting of the Club will take place in the Naugles Barn on the museum campus. Enter western driveway (opposite Herricks Lane) and park near the big white barn.
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 email@example.com 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 10am - 3pm each day: 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. Living history re-enactors the 3rd NY Regiment will set up camp and lead a series of interactive demonstrations about period military life. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.