events

Throughout the year we offer numerous wonderful events which embody 19th century traditions. Many of our events happen annually, while others are new each season! Not only do we offer historic events but we also play host to several 3rd party events each year as well.

Events are always being added to this list so check back here and on our Facebook page (link at top of page labeled "f") for the most current information!

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Events for the 2021 Season:

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  • WWII Encampment (June 19 & 20)

  • Revolutionary War Encampment (June 26 & 27)

  • Independence Day Celebration (July 4)

  • Old Time Base Ball Tournament (July 31 & August 1)

  • Old Time Music Weekend (August 7 & 8)

  • The Long Island Fair (September 3, 4 & 5)   {See below for more info!}

  • *The Great Jack o' Lantern Blaze (Select evenings in Sept. Oct. and Nov.)

  • Revolutionary War Battle (October 2 & 3)

  • ​1880's Haunted Halloween (October 30 & 31)

  • 1863 Thanksgiving Celebration (November 27 & 28)

  • Gingerbread Workshop (December 11 & 12)

  • Candlelight Evenings (December 17-19 & 26-30)

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*3rd party events are labeled with a an asterisk.*

The Long Island Fair is an annual festival put on in conjunction with the Agricultural Society of Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. For dates and more information please click on the link below to visit their website:

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*Please note that all events and programs are subject to changes and cancellation at any time. Additionally, some events, particularly 3rd party vendor events, do incur an additional fee, and may not include the museum's village.*