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Schedule of Events

Scheduled events will be listed on this calendar as soon as they get confirmed.

2024 Schedule of Events (as of May-June 2024)

Greetings and Felicitations! Several of these listed events are tentative, but will be updated frequently as plans firm up.

I will be demonstrating 18th century spinning & fiber arts at the following events:

  • šFebruary 24th & 25th (Saturday & Sunday), 9:00 – 5:00 ~Washington's Encampment at the Dey Mansion (w/ the 4th Battn. New Jersey Volunteers), 199 Totowa Rd., Wayne, NJ.                    Website:  https://www.deymansion.org/events

  • ššMarch 27th (Wednesday Evening), 7:00 PM-9:00 PM ~"Crossroads Ceili" Performance, Irish Heritage Celebration, Rockland Community College Cultural Arts Center, 145 College Road, Suffern, NY.                                                                                                                                          Website:  https://sunyrockland.edu/event/the-thomas-j-moran-crossroads-ceili/

  • May 18th & 19th (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00-4:00 ~“Follow the French” BAR Encampment (w/ special guest Benjamin Franklin!); Yorktown Grange Fairgrounds, 99 Moseman Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY.                                                                                                                                 Website:  https://www.brigade.org/schedule

  • šJune 19th (Wednesday), 2:00 – 5:00 PM ~“Adventure Begins at Your Library!” Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison, NY                                                                                          Website: š https://www.harrisonpl.org/events/harrison

  • šJuly 4th (Thursday), 10:00-4 PM ~ Independence Day Celebrations at Historic Richmond Town (w/ special guest Benjamin Franklin); 441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY. (TENTATIVE) Website:  https://www.historicrichmondtown.org/events/independence-day-celebration

  • July 13th (Saturday), 10:00 - 4:00 ~ Revolutionary War Re-Enactment Event, The Hermitage Museum, 355 No. Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ                                                                          Website:    https://thehermitage.org/events/

  • July 22nd OR 24th (Monday / Wednesday), 1:00-3:00 PM ~ Lecture & Demo: "Fiber Arts Throughout History" at the River Vale Public Library, 412 Rivervale Rd., River Vale, NJ 

  • August 18 (Sunday), 11:00 - 3:00 ~ Marquis de Lafayette 1824 American Farewell Tour Bicentennial Celebration; Ruby Dee Park, New Rochelle, NY                                                            Website:   https://www.thomaspainecottage.org/lafayettenr.html

  • August 31st (Saturday), 11:00-4:00 ~Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration (w/ special guest Benjamin Franklin!); Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third St., Brooklyn, NY.  (TENTATIVE)                                                                                                                                                                   Website:  https://theoldstonehouse.org/event/maryland-400-remembrance-ceremony-battle-of-brooklyn-living-history-2/

  • šSept. 8th & 9th (Saturday & Sunday), 11:00-5:00 ~100th Annual Yorktown Grange Fair; Yorktown Grange Fairgrounds, 99 Moseman Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY.                         Website:  https://www.yorktowngrangefair.org/index.html

  • šSept. 28th (Saturday), 10:00-4:00 ~ Harriton Farmstead Fair (w/ special guest Benjamin Franklin!); Harriton Historic House and Park, 500 Harriton Rd., Bryn Mawr, PA                               Website:  https://harritonhouse.org/events

  • September ~ Rombout Colonial Days & Encampment at the Brinckerhoff House Historic Site, TBA

  • šOct. 5th (Saturday), 10:00-1:00 ~Spinning at the Farmer’s Market, John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, 400 Jay St, Katonah, NY.                                                                                     Website:  http://johnjayhomestead.org/events/farm-market/

  • Oct. 6th (Sunday), 11:30 - 4:00 ~ Somerset County (NJ) 1770s Festival (w/ the 4th Battn. New Jersey Volunteers), Lord Stirling Estate Park, 96 Lord Stirling Rd.,  Basking Ridge, NJ    Website:   https://visitsomersetnj.org/1770s-festival/

  • Oct. 19th (Saturday), 10:00-4:00 ~Old Home Day Weekend at Historic Richmond Town; 441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY. (TENTATIVE)                                                                                              Website:  https://www.historicrichmondtown.org/events/old-home-day-weekend

  • šOct. 20th (Sunday), 12:00-4:00 ~Heritage of West Nyack Fall Festival, Historic Traphagen House, 131 Germonds Rd., West Nyack, NY.                                                                                             Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/www.heritageofwestnyack.org

  • šNov. 23rd & 24th (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00-4:00 ~ Retreat from Fort Lee, NJ,  Re-enactment events (w/ the 4th Battn. New Jersey Volunteers), Fort Lee State Park (Saturday) & Historic New Bridge Landing (Sunday).       Website:  https://www.brigade.org/schedule 



(Photo: Jacob Purdy Homestead, White Plains, NY. Courtesy Al Pochek)