Calendar of Events

 

Passaic County Historical Society

2019 Upcoming Events

 

Wednesday April 3

The Curtiss-Wright Collection: An Introduction 7pm at Lambert Castle

Join PCHS’s Archival Assistant as she shows some of the photographs she has digitized during her work with the Curtiss-Wright Collection. Many of the images include unidentified individuals. Part of the motivation for this program is for audience assistance identifying local people who worked for Curtiss-Wright of Paterson from the 1920-1940s. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday April 13

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Lambert Castle
Writing & Publishing your Family History presented by Melissa Johnson
You’ve spent years researching- now what? Learn how to preserve your hard work for future generations by writing and publishing an interesting, compelling and well documented compiled genealogy, family narrative, biography, memoir or case study. The PCHS Library/Archives will be open after the meeting.

 

Sunday April 14

Blue Valley presents Original Blue Valley Music and Acoustic Favorites.

Clifton-based, acoustic rock band Blue Valley will be playing songs from their recently-completed second CD, as well as other original songs, and favorites from recording artists who influenced their music. Those attending their 5th annual concert will receive a copy of their new CD: “Take Me Back to Dreams.” Tickets $15.

 

April 26-28

Victorian Tea
Join us this spring for our annual Victorian Tea at Lambert Castle. Seatings at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily with a musical performance by the Four Old Parts. Admission $45. Reservations required. To reserve a seat call (973)247-0085 ext. 201

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Sunday May 5

Gerard and Diane Barros, present One Fine Tapestry: A Carole King Tribute
Join this husband and wife duo as they celebrate the career of Carole King. This tribute
performance will not only include many of King’s own hits but also a selection of chart toppers she composed for other musical performers including the Drifters, Beatles, Monkees, and James Taylor. Visit barrosmusic.com for more information. Tickets $15

 

Wednesday May 8

Annual Meeting 7 p.m., at Lambert Castle
A short business meeting of the Society followed by New Jersey Original, presented by Linda Barth. What makes New Jersey so special? In addition to culture, wonderful suburban towns, a high standard of living, strong public schools, a mild climate, mountains and beaches, we must add one more: innovation. Learn about more of the inventions of Bell Labs and Edison, in addition to other valuable, brilliant, and quirky creations. Copies of New Jersey Originals: Technological Marvels, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters, and More will be available for purchase following the program. The program is free admission and open to the public.

 

Saturday May 11

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Lambert Castle
Alien Registration Records presented by Sharon B. Hodges
Alien Registration Records, including those for enemy aliens, provide an abundance of personal information for several million people required to register during various periods of America’s history. That should not be overlooked as a source for finding immigrants ancestors.
The PCHS Library/Archives will be open after the meeting.

 

Saturday and Sunday May 18-19

Civil War Weekend at Lambert Castle, 10am-4pm
The Historical Society is teaming up with New Jersey 2nd Brigade to bring the Civil War to life all weekend long. Join us for infantry, artillery and signal corp demonstrations as well as a chance to experience camp life and even visit a field hospital. Free and open to the public.

 

Thursday June 6

Genealogy Club Bus Trip
This year’s Genealogy club bus trip will be going to the “Lower East Side Tenement Museum” and lunch in Little Italy. Please be advised this trip involves climbing steps in the museum and walking 2- 3 city blocks.
Tickets are $99.00 and open to the public. Reservations are required.
Anyone interested should contact President Annita Zalenski by e-mail at atzki@optonline.net

 

Saturday June 8

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 6 p.m on Lambert Castle’s North Lawn.

Clifton Community Band presents, Music at the Castle: A Welcome to Summer Founded in 2002 and directed by Robert D. Morgan, the Clifton Community Band is a traditional concert band (brass, woodwinds and percussion). The band appears in the area and around the state performing a variety of music including classical, pop, big bands and marches. $15 donations requested. Rain date Sunday June 9.

 

Sunday June 23

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m at Lambert Castle.

Sophia Agranovich is a multi-award winning virtuoso pianist, recording artist, educator and program director. A Steinway Artist, and a Juilliard graduate, she is “a bold, daring pianist in the tradition of the Golden Age Romantics”, “a tigress of the keyboard” – Fanfare. Ms. Agranovich has performed in USA, Europe, Israel, and Canada, and has collaborated with renowned musicians and members of major orchestras. Tickets $15

 

Sunday July 14

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m at Lambert Castle.

Englewinds commissions and performs music by living composers, and specializes in music that creates environmental awareness. The ensemble has received commendation from the State of New Jersey Legislature and the Bergen County Freeholders (NJ) for its eco-music programs that have promoted environmental change in the state. Tickets $15

 

Friday and Saturday July 26-27

Shakespeare at the Castle
The Passaic County Historical Society will host ATC Studios’ Summer Shakespeare Conservatory with four performances at Lambert Castle.

 

Sunday July 28

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m at Lambert Castle.

Annamaria Stefanelli and Rory Angelicola present, An Afternoon of Italian Opera Plus Annamaria Stefanelli, soprano, and Rory Angelicola, tenor, return to the castle to present an afternoon of beautiful Italian arias and duets as well as other operatic favorites. The performance will also include favorites from the classical American Musical repertoire. Join us for an afternoon of moving music! Tickets $15

 

Wednesday August 7

Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m., at Lambert Castle.
Program to be announced.

 

Sunday August 11

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m at Lambert Castle.

Gerard and Diane Barros, present One Fine Tapestry: A Carole King Tribute
Join this husband and wife duo as they celebrate the career of Carole King. This
tribute performance will not only include many of King’s own hits but also a selection
of chart topper she composed for other musical performers including the Drifters,
Beatles, Monkees, and James Taylor. Visit barrosmusic.com for more information.
Tickets $15

 

Sunday September 8

Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m at Lambert Castle.

Founded in 2005, Double Entendre Music Ensemble is a collective of like-minded musicians devoted to adventurous exploration of the double reed repertoire. Noted for its first-rate musicianship and creativity, the Ensemble illuminates classics, revives neglected music, and commissions new works for these soulful instruments. From concert halls to beer halls, in churches and bookstores, schools and parks, Double Entendre reaches a diverse audience wherever engaged listeners are found. Double Entendre Music Ensemble is a 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at doubleentendre.org. Tickets $15

Tuesday September 10

PCHS Annual Beefsteak: 6:30p.m. at the Brownstone (351 West Broadway, Paterson)

A fun-filled evening of food and good company. Proceeds benefit the Passaic County Historical Society. Reservations are required. Ticket price $60. Reservations required.

Saturday October 19

Kid’s Harvest and History Day—the Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the Castle: 3p.m.-6 p.m. at Lambert Castle on the lawn.

Usher in the Autumn with the Passaic County Historical Society with history, food and fun fall children’s activities. The day concludes at 5:30 pm as we read a version of Washington Irving’s classic story and sing some Halloween songs. You might even have a chance to meet the Headless Horseman in person! Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. Recommended for children age 3-12 years. Donations requested. NO RAIN DATE

Friday November 1

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique- Wine and Cheese Preview Night: 5p.m.-10p.m. at Lambert Castle.

Usher in the Holiday Season with us. Enjoy wine and snacks as you preview the goodies at this year’s Holiday Boutique. Tickets are $15 (includes two return visits). Reserve tickets to guarantee admission.

Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique Opening Weekend
The boutique offers shoppers an assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambiance of Lambert Castle. Join us opening weekend. Doors open 10 a.m. to 5 pm. Opening weekend admission is $7, including two return visits.

November 6-December 1

32nd Annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique
The boutique offers shoppers an assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambiance of Lambert Castle. Open Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 pm. (Closed Thanksgiving Day). No strollers or carriages, please. Admission is $6 and includes two return visits.

Wednesday November 13

Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m., location to be announced

Trish Chambers presents Pilgrims: The Full Story. Who were the Pilgrims? How did they establish the colony that is the foundation for the “New World”. This is the story of how the pilgrims established a 50 year relationship with the Native Americans who helped the pilgrims survive and prosper. Hear about the myths and facts that are associated with this great American holiday and the unique people who founded our traditions. he program is free admission and open to the public.

 

 

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