Upcoming Events                        

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!  

WALKING TOUR OF MT. OLIVET CEMETERY:  Saturday, Oct 3, 1 -3 PM, "Moments in Time II".  Tours led by Superintent and GRHS Past President, David Gigler. Learn about how cultural and history of the times impacted the life and death of the famous and infamous buried in Mt. Olivet.   $8.00 Donation includes handout and refreshments after the tour.  Donations support the Programs of the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society.

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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Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
Telephone:  (718) 456-1776