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A Gilded Age Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2014 until Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Visit the lavishly decorated mansion to experience Christmas, Gilded Age style! The mansion is sumptuously decorated for the holidays and the shop is full of great gifts for your holiday shopping needs. The house will be open for tours Thursday - Sunday from November 28th - December 28th, as well as from Monday, December 29th - Wednesday, December 31st.
Holiday Whodunit
Sunday, December 21, 2014 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Children become detectives to solve a history mystery. Costumed interpreters throughout the house provide clues to help kids find the solution. Event will be offered on Sundays in December: the 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. 
Candlelight Tour at the Manor Hall
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 07:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Phone: (914) 232-5651 ext 103

Visitors will learn some of the history of the Manor Hall, as well as early holiday traditions celebrated by Dutch settlers through the Hudson Valley. Visitors will hear about the myths and history of St. Nicholas and the celebration that started in his name, the simple Dutch celebration of Christmas Day and how the holiday was expanded by the English to include gift-giving and decoration, and how Dutch and English settlers celebrated the end of the Christmas season with "12th Night" on January 6th.

Tours will be conducted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff of the Manor Hall, the oldest standing building in Westchester County.

Candlelight Tours will take place December 19, 20 and 23 at 7pm. Prices are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, free for children 12 and under. Parking for Manor Hall is located in the adjacent municipal lot at 45 Warburton Avenue.

Open House at Knox’s Headquarters
Friday, December 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 561-5498
The Ellison mansion is open for tours at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM each day. Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion.
Open House at Knox’s Headquarters
Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 561-5498
The Ellison mansion is open for tours at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM each day. Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion.
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Saturday, December 27, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour in the holiday season. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 can tour the house briefly to see the mouse houses on display, and then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany child. Reservations required, so please call to make a reservation and inquire about admission fee.
Registration: Required
Open House at Knox’s Headquarters
Sunday, December 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 561-5498
The Ellison mansion is open for tours at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM each day. Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion.
Holiday Whodunit
Sunday, December 28, 2014 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Children become detectives to solve a history mystery. Costumed interpreters throughout the house provide clues to help kids find the solution. Event will be offered on Sundays in December: the 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. 
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour in the holiday season. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 can tour the house briefly to see the mouse houses on display, and then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany child. Reservations required, so please call to make a reservation and inquire about admission fee.
Registration: Required
First Day Hike
Thursday, January 1, 2015 11:00 AM
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site
Phone: (315) 646-2321

Join us on a First Day Hike!

Starting at the Sackets Harbor Visitor Center (Corner of Main and Bayard Streets), the route will follow the Battlefield History Trail and a portion of the new Bicentennial Trail around the school and back to the Visitor Center, approximately 2 miles. Be prepared for diverse weather and hiking conditions – snowshoes or cross country skis – trail route includes roadways, sidewalks, and un-groomed stone dust trail.

Maps available at the Village Office. For more information, call the Visitor Center at (315) 646-2321.

Twelfth Night
Saturday, January 10, 2015 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Crailo State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 463-8738
Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansion’s Twelfth Night festivities will be available.
"Salutations of the Season!"
Saturday, January 10, 2015 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 434-0834

An evening of merriment for everyone! Special Twelfth Night festivities will highlight the holiday season as it may have been celebrated by the Schuyler family in the 18th century. Come and revel in the holiday traditions of Albany's past with live music, bonfires, traditional fare and wassail toasts! Then cross the river where the celebration continues at Crailo!

Combo Admission: $7.00 Adults / $6.00 Seniors & Students / $2.00 Children (12 and under) / $5.00 Friends Members

Single -Site Admission: $6.00 Adults / $5.00 Seniors & Students / $1.00 Children (12 and under) / $4.00 Friends Members

Snow date: Sunday Jan 11th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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