Calendar of Events

 

Passaic County Historical Society

2018 Upcoming Events

 

Friday, November 2

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique- Wine and Cheese Preview Night: 5p.m.-9:30p.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 3-4

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 7-December 2

31st 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 7

Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m., Louis Bay II Library, 345 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne
Dr. Walter Krawiec, formerly of the Wayne Township Public School system, presents The Preakness Valley’s Role in The Revolution. This presentation will discuss the significance of the Preakness Valley and its vital role during America’s fight for Independence – from inception to the final victory in Yorktown, Virginia. The presentation will explain the value of the Preakness Valley’s geography, its farms and citizens who came to the aid of General George Washington. Free. Public welcome.

Saturday November 10

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ
Program to be announced
Visit Lambertcastle.org/upcomingevents for more details.

Saturday December 8

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am Location TBA
Holiday Continental Breakfast and Silent Auction
Please bring your gently used items(in excellent condition, of course) purchase something new or re-gift an unwanted item. Whatever you donate to the auction will be much appreciated and will add to the fun. Reservations required, members free.

Wednesday December 12

Regular Tours 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Tours of Lambert Castle resume.

Saturday January 12

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Lambert Castle
Genealogy Exchange
Bring your special family photos, keepsakes and other treasures to share with members and other guests. The PCHS Library/Archives will be open after the meeting.

Friday February 8

Valentine’s Day Masked Ball at Lambert Castle 7p.m.- 11 p.m.
Don a mask and join us at Lambert Castle for some dancing. Light refreshment will be served. Cash Bar. Semi-formal attire requested. Tickets $25 per person. No one under twenty-one years will be admitted. Reservations required. Call (973)247-0085 ext 201

Saturday February 9

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Lambert Castle
Ask the Questions-Informal Workshop
Are you just beginning, need to organize your files, find different type of records? Learn to utilize genealogy sites. Several stations will be setup around the room for our seasoned genealogists to assist you with your questions. The PCHS Library/Archives will be open after the meeting.

Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10

Make your own Victorian Valentine 1p.m.-4p.m. at Lambert Castle.
Join us at Lambert Castle on Valentine’s Day and make your own Victorian style Valentine. Learn about early Valentine cards and the evolution of the holiday. Regular museum admission applies.

Wednesday February 13

Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m., at Lambert Castle.
Rick Geffken presents The Unfortunate History of Slavery in New Jersey. New Jersey, sadly, was the last northern state to outlaw slavery. This presentation is an overview of the history and legacy of New Jersey’s two-hundred year embrace of human bondage. Images and stories of slaves, slave owners, and the Quaker Abolition movement are illuminated and examined. The program is free admission and open to the public.

 

 

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