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Hours:   Saturdays Hours  1 - 5 PM.    History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. Guided and self-guided tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00 per person.  Active Service members and their families are free from Memorial Day to Labor Day under the Blue Star Museum Program.

EXHIBIT:  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.  Members are always free!  

HARVEST FESTIVAL:  Sunday, October 11, Noon to 4 PM.  Pumpkins and more Pumpkins!  Free pumpkins to the first 500 children, accompanied by an adult.  Live music, entertainment, games, crafts, apple cider making, candle making, tours of the Onderdonk House.  Adults $5.00, Children free.  Click here for a flier.

OPEN HOUSE NY WEEKEND: Saturday & Sunday, October 17th-18th  First year for the Onderdonk House participation!!  Featuring “Bloch” Swiss demonstration and procession in conjunction with KnockDownCenter.  Tours of the Onderdonk House and activities for children. Click here for information about Open House NY   http://www.ohny.org/  Guides will be available to this city wide event on the OHNY website after Oct 6.  

ST. NICHOLAS DAY:  Sunday, December 6, Noon to 4 PM. Visit with St. Nicholas and learn the legend, holiday treats and sweets, traditional music, crafts for children, tree Lighting at 3:00 PM.  Adults $5.00, Children free. Click here for a flier.

CANDLELIGHT TOURS:  Sunday, December 6 & January 3, 6 - 8 PM.  Join us for a special night music, good cheer and the Onderdonk House by candlelight.   6 – 8 PM.  Adults $10.00.  Click here for a flier.








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How to Book a Class Visit to the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House:

• Download a reservation form, including pre-visit questions for discussion.  Reservations are available on Thursdays and Fridays and on other days of the week, subject to availability.

• Fill out the reservation form with your first and second choice for your visit based on the availability. You do not have to indicate a second choice.

• Class size is limited to 35 children (with 5 chaperones/adults additional)
• Send the form and your payment of $150.00 to Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, c/o Ms. Virginia Comber, 60-08 Putnam Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385
• We will either send you a confirmation or return your payment, if we cannot accommodate your request.
• You can call Virginia Comber at 718-417-6032 for information, but we will not book over the phone nor hold dates without a reservation form and payment.
• We cannot change dates once we confirm.

       We look forward to seeing you soon.