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. EXHIBIT:  Unearthed at the Onderdonk House - Artifacts from the 1970 Archaeological Investigations and General Nathaniel Woodhull.

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:  "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!

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.  Special this weekend, musical entertainment by Ken Voisen.   

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.

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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