Upcoming Events                        

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!

 EXHIBIT:  "Images of America - Forgotten Queens". Exhibit of images from the Ridgewood area.  Through April 2014.

VICTORIAN TEA:  Saturday, May 3rd, 3-5 PM.  $5.00.  Step back in time.  Enjoy a civilized afternoon with traditional tea and cake.  Exhibit, Etiquette and Customs. Space is limited, for reservations, call Virginia Comber at 718-407-6032.  For a flyer, click here

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS - May 30, 31, June 1.  "Art in a Dutch Garden".  We are inviting artists to exhibit their work in our tent for this weekend of all things art.  

RIDGEWOOD MARKET -  June 1, 11 AM.  At the Onderdonk House.  Visitors get a double treat - "Art in the Dutch Garden" and lots of Handmade, Artisan, and Vintage Gifts! and Food.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL: Saturday, June 14, NOON - 4 PM.  $3.00 Adults, $1.00 Children 4-12.

5 DUTCH DAYS:  Program & Exhibit, Saturday, November 8, 1 - 4 PM.  $3.00 Adults, Children free.

HARVEST FESTIVAL: Columbus Day Weekend - Sunday, October 12, NOON to 4 PM.  500 pumpkins and more!!! $3.00 Adults, Children free with an adult. 

PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS:  Saturdays, April 26, May 31, June TBA, July TBA, August TBA, 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.

 

WATCH FOR:  

RIDGEWOOD MARKET DAYS - JUNE 

BATTLE OF BROOKLYN EVENT - AUGUST

 

 

 

 



 

 

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We are open on Saturdays, from 1 - 5 PM, unless noted. Suggested donation $3.00 adults, $1.00 children except for special events or programs. Check event calendar on the website for other special events throughout the year!

Address
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

Phone
718.456.1776

Email - Our email info@onderdonkhouse.org is temporarily disabled - for questions, comments, please email us at ridgewoodhistoricalsociety@gmail.com until we restore our custom email.


Please contact us with your comments and questions.  

If you have any questions regarding Ridgewood history, genealogy, publications, or photos and material in our archive, please send them by regular mail to Mr. George Miller, Archivist at

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

All other inquiries relating to school trip reservations, yard rentals, administrative items, volunteer opportunities, our Web site, programs, exhibits, etc. can be sent by email via links above.

 

Directions
Bus Q-54 passes and stops two blocks away at the intersection of Flushing and Metropolitan Avenues. Bus B-57 passes the house on Flushing Avenue. "L" subway line to Jefferson Street (Brooklyn) stop; proceed five blocks North (right) along Flushing Avenue. On street car and bike parking is available, plentiful and free!


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