Hours: Saturdays 1 - 5 PM. Tours. History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open.
EXHIBIT: Unearthed at the Onderdonk House - Artifacts from the 1970 Archaeological Investigations
Richard Asbell has re-installed our permanent exhibit, “Unearthed at the Onderdonk House – Artifacts from the 1970's Archaeology Investigations” and added additional material including photos of the other colonial houses along Flushing Avenue. We are open on Saturdays and by appointment. Members are always free!
ANNUAL MEETING: Tuesday, August 19, 5PM. Members and guests. New members are invited to attend to learn about the Society and join us on our mission to preserve the Onderdonk House and offer quality cultual programs to our community. Meeting begins promptly at 5 PM followed by a barbeque at 6 PM. See the newly renovated roof and tours of the the House will be available.
BATTLE OF BROOKLYN Battle Week: Saturday, August 23, 1 PM To commemorate this important event in USA and NYC history, we will be installing an exhibit on Nathanial Woodhull, "General Nathaniel Woodhull, Command of the Queens & Suffolk County Militias" and re-installing our exhibit on the DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution as well as conducting tours of the colonial kitchen. We are also planning a Colonial Kids event, so check back on our website and FACEBOOK for updates.
PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS. Saturday, September 27, Noon to 6 PM. $5.00 per person, 12 and under are free with an adult. See description below.
HARVEST FESTIVAL: Columbus Day Weekend - Sunday, October 12, NOON to 4 PM. 500 pumpkins and more!!! $3.00 Adults, Children free with an adult.
5 DUTCH DAYS: Program & Exhibit, Saturday, November 8, 1 - 4 PM. $3.00 Adults, Children free.
ST. NICHOLAS DAY: Sunday, December 7, 12 to 4 PM. Visist with St. Nicholas, Learn the Legend, Cider, Hot Chocolate, and traditional treats, , crafts, Tree lighting at 3 PM. Adults $3.00, Children free.
CANDLELIGHT TOURS: Sunday, December 7, 6 to 8 PM and Sunday, January 4, 6 to 8 PM. Join our costumed guides for a trip back in time. Tour the historic Onderdonk House and grounds by candlelight. Mulled cider, seasonal music. Adults $3.00, Children free.
PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS: Saturdays, April 26, May 31, July 19, August 16, September 27, October 18. Noon to 6 PM. $5.00 per person, 12 and under are free with an adult. Enjoy the beautiful Onderdonk House, gardens and picnic with your friends and neighbors. Includes grills, picnic tables (first come, first served - 5 grills are available). Groups limited to 8 -10 individuals. You supply the charcoal, all your food and supplies. You can bring additional chairs, additional tables, blankets, portable grills, umbrellas, pop up shelters. NO ALCOHOL. Tours of the Onderdonk House included.