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December 2019

Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, & Tree Lighting

December 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Artwork by Marjorie Perlin Save the Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019. All events are free and open to the public! Annual Schedule of Activities New Castle Community Sing presented by the Chappaqua Orchestra at Robert E. Bell Middle School (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm). TCO’s assistant conductor Davis Knobloch leads the orchestra’s annual holiday sing-along at Bell Middle School.  Old Fashioned Crafts Workshop, Greeley House (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Children of all ages are invited to create old fashioned crafts and…

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October 2020

Online Lecture – Cooking by the Book: Celebrity Chefs, Cookbookery, and the Changing landscape of American Cuisine

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us online for a fascinating lecture by food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson. Ms. Johnson will take us on a journey through America’s cuisine as told by cookbooks. Along the way we’ll meet celebrity chefs obscure and familiar from all over the country and across the decades. Spanning the late 18th century to the present, Wassberg Johnson discusses how cookbooks reflected and influenced changes in home cooking in the United States. Sarah Wassberg Johnson is The Food Historian - author, speaker,…

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November 2020

Online Panel Discussion: Connecting to Our Past Through Heirloom Fruits

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the second program in our Food for Thought: A Tasty Exploration of Food, History, Culture and Community program. What does it mean when fruits are identified as “heirloom” and how can they connect us to our agricultural past? During this discussion participants will hear directly from several farmers who continue to grow these truly special fruits and the connection they provide to their farm and family history. Learn about some of the differences and any difficulties associated…

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December 2020

Holiday Gift Boutique

December 4, 2020 - December 12, 2020
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Featuring unique holiday gifts of silver, crystal, jewelry, accessories, artwork & more! Friday, December 4: 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturday, December 5: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Sunday, December 6: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Thursday, December 10: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Friday, December 11: 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturday, December 12: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Reservations are required and limited to four guests per available time. To make your holiday shopping reservation, please contact: Fran Osborne - pbofmo@aol.com 914-238-4901 Nancy Hurwitz - nancyhurwitz@optonline.net 914238-1349  …

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January 2021

POSTPONED Online Lecture: History and Home Cooking

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

History and Home Cooking Megan J. Elias, Associate Professor, Boston University During the pandemic many people have discovered or rediscovered home cooking. Working from home has turned the frantic after-work cooking rush into a slow all-day multi-stage process. All the dishes we didn’t have time to make before suddenly seem possible. And these new kitchen lives have also led people to reach out to family and friends for recipes. If we can’t eat with people, at least we can share…

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February 2021

Online Lecture: African-American Heritage Foodways in New York – Discovering A Different Root

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

African American Heritage Foodways in New York – Discovering A Different Root Wednesday, February 10 7:00 pm via Zoom To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/135883389877 Lecture by Lavada Nahon, Culinary Historian and Independent Scholar For many people the idea of African American foodways equals ‘Soul Food’ or southern cooking. Before the great migration of the 19th century, the foodways of Blacks in New York were based on the culinary traditions of the Dutch and indigenous people as much as they were British…

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April 2021

New Castle Historical Society Annual Meeting & Lecture

April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The 55th Annual Meeting of the New Castle Historical Society will be held for the purpose of electing Trustees and Officers. This year's meeting will take place via Zoom. Following the brief business meeting, our guest speaker will be Derek Anderson, Executive Director of Northern Westchester Hospital who will present a fascinating talk - "Northern Westchester Hospital: Caring for the Community for More Than a Century". Mr. Anderson will explore some of the history of Northern Westchester Hospital and how…

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June 2021

Supper on Senter – Outdoor Dining Event

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This event is sponsored by the Town of New Castle Grab your takeout meal from any of the local restaurants and dine alfresco on Senter Street. Enjoy live music, games and beer an wine by Quaker Hill Tavern and bake sale goodies by the New Castle Historical Society. The Horace Greeley House will be open and our lawn will be available for picnic dining and a limited number of tables and chairs on the porch - seating is first come…

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July 2021

Walking Tour – Discover Historic Downtown Chappaqua

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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SOLD OUT Join the New Castle Historical Society on a walk through time as we explore the history and development of downtown Chappaqua. Did you know there was a shoe factory in Chappaqua and a pickle factory? Do you know where the original Chappaqua train station (or depot as it was called) was located? To find out the answers to these questions, join us for a downtown walking tour and discover the numerous changes that have shaped our community. Registration…

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October 2021

1860s Family Fun Day

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Horace Greeley House for an afternoon of history, crafts, and games. The days events will feature a member of the 125th NY Volunteer Infantry who will be available to discuss the daily life of a soldier during the Civil War along with a small camp display and artifacts. The 125th NY is a group of “living historians” or re-enactors who are dedicated to educating the public about the American Civil War, and in particular those who…

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