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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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2023 Events & Dates:


  • September 8th, 9th, & 10th : The Long Island Fair (See link below for LI Fair website!)

  • September 22nd: November 5th The Great Jack O 'Lantern Blaze **

  • October 14th:19th century Picnic Party Celebration 

  • October 15th: Grand Army of the Republic Day! 

  • October 22nd: Revolutionary War Drill Day                

  • October 28th & 29th: 1880’s Haunted Halloween        click this button for :   

  • November 4th & 5th: 19th Century Election 

  • November 11th & 12th: 14th Brooklyn Encampment  

  • November 25th & 26th: 1863 Thanksgiving Celebration

  • December 2nd & 3rd:  Saint Nicholas Day

  • December 21st - 23rd: Candlelight Evenings

  • December 26th - 29th: Candlelight Evenings

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Library passes are NOT valid for any and all of the above mentioned Events and dates.

*Ticket prices are subject to change for the special events listed above*

*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:


*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.*

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