Upcoming Events                        

Hours:  Saturdays 1 - 5 PM.  Tours.  History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. 

HARVEST FESTIVAL: Columbus Day Weekend - Sunday, October 12, NOON to 4 PM.  500 pumpkins and more!!! $3.00 Adults, Children free with an adult. Games, colonial crafts, Joe Fuoco Music Center, Nolick the Wizard, Apple Cider, Train with the Xavier Track team, Bouncy Ride, Refreshments.  

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!

EXHIBIT:  "General Nathaniel Woodhull, Command of the Queens & Suffolk County Militias" and  exhibit on the DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution. Discover the link between General Woodhull, the DAR and the Onderdonk House!  Through November 2014.

PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS:  Saturday, October 18.  Noon to 6 PM.  $5.00 per person, 12 and under are free with an adult.  You missed Harvest Festival?  Or you just need more - Have your own Harvest Festival at our last Community Picnic Day at the Onderdonk House.  See description below.  

Geneaology Workshop:  Saturday, November 1, 1:30 PM.  $10.00 Adults. " Researching Your Ancestors Occupations - Late 19th Century to the 1940's " - Anthony Laurino.  Tony Laurino returns to the Onderdonk House to offer his newest workshop.  Onderdonk House opens at 1 PM, Workshop begins at 1:30 PM.  

5 DUTCH DAYS:  Saturday, November 8, 1 - 4 PM.  $3.00 Adults, Children free.  Celebrate our Dutch history.  Tours of the Onderdonk House, Kids Dutch Day - Make a donut, trade with wampum, write with a quill pen, try on some wooden shoes. 

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 $5.00, 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.   Tours of the Onderdonk House included.

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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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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