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.
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. There are no dogs/ domestic animals permitted at this event. For additional information and to purchase event tickets, please visit: NoFoHorseradishFest.com This event is organized and produced by Starfish Junction.
Thursday, April 24 10am: Spring Clean Up- Volunteer Day! Join us at the museum to prepare for the re-opening of the season! Light weeding, raking, groundskeeping and cleaning- all volunteers are welcome and light refreshments will be provided. Call 631-298-5292 or email email@example.com to sign up!
Friday, April 25 1-3pm: Annual Spring Tea. An afternoon of sweets, savories, and camaraderie in the historic Naugles Barn, which will be decorated for spring! This annual fundraiser supports the educational programs at Hallockville and is made possible through the generous contribution of time and effort of the volunteer "Hallockville Knitters." Tea guests can also participate in the raffle, which includes a variety of hand-knit pieces and gift items. Limited seating reserves quickly, and advance reservations are required. $30 per person. Call 631-298-5292 to reserve.
Sunday, April 27, 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. 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, 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.
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 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, May 3 10am-1pm: Intro to Greenwoodworking. Additional dates will be added.
Saturday, May 17 9am: Spring Bird Walk with Mary Laura Lamont. Join the expert ornithologist Mary Laura as she guides the group on a gentle walk around the preserved fields and open space at Hallockville to identify spring birds. Advance registration required. $6/$5 Hallockville members.
May 17 & 18, 2014 Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair Details here.
Saturday, May 31 8am-4pm & Sunday, June 1 9am-4pm: Annual Community Yard Sale. Come shop for bargains galore, treasures, unique items and antiques that have been donated by the community in support of Hallockville. There will also be participating vendors selling everything from household goods to collectibles. Truly something for everyone! To sell your goods at the Yard Sale, sign up to be a vendor, using this form here.
Sunday, June 1, 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. 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, 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.
June: Special Exhibit opens. 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. More details coming soon.
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.
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.
Save the Date!
July 26: Barn Dance!
August 24: Tomato Tasting
September 13 & 14: 34th Annual Fall Festival