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2019 Jazz-Era Picnic in the Park

September 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Jazz-Era Picnic in the Park
Featuring Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Dance Orchestra
A Fundraiser to Benefit the New Castle Historical Society

Join the NCHS in the Horace Greeley House Garden to experience the Roaring 1920s! The picnic will feature Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra, the world’s premier Jazz-Age dance orchestra. Now a Chappaqua annual tradition, guests are encouraged to don their best seersucker outfits or 1920s-inspired garb, sun hats, and dancing shoes.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 (Rain or Shine)
Lawn opens at 5 pm, Music starts at 5:30 pm


General Admission: www.eventbrite.com

  • NCHS Member Tickets: $30 per person
  • Not-yet-Members Tickets: $35 per person
  • Children’s Ticket: $15 per child
  • Event Supporter Tickets: $50 per person (*Tax deduction of approximately $15.)

Reservations & Tickets:

Reserve online here: www.eventbrite.com
Or, print a response form here, and please return to the NCHS, P.O. Box 55, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

Other Details:
General Admission Ticketholders: BYO Picnic Basket | Some chairs provided (first come basis) | Tickets are required to attend this event.

Scenes from last year’s picnic!









Thank you to all of our supporters and auction donors!
As of 8.16.19

Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Crabtree’s Kittle House
The Westchester Bank
Shamberg Marwell Hollis Andreycak & Laidlaw, P.C.
Nicolaysen Insurance Agency
Party Line Rentals

Access Physical Therapy, Armonk, Bedford, Hawthorne
Ibiza Kitchen
Korth & Shannahan
Lynda Lederer-Natale,Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski Consultant
Millwood Animal Hospital, Daniela Goldman
Mount Pleasant Cottage School Union Free School District
New Castle Physical Therapy, Matthew Marucci
Right Click Solutions, LLC
Sheptin Tutoring Group, Alan Sheptin
Stretch Lab, Mount Kisco





What if it rains?
We will move the event indoors.

Can I bring my own alcohol?
No, outside alcohol is not permitted. Wine and beer will be available.

Can I bring my own picnic?
Yes, absolutely!

Do I have to dress in historic clothing?
No! But 1920’s dress is encouraged.

Call or email Cassie Ward, NCHS Executive Director at 914-238-4666 or director@newcastlehs.org.

Check out last year’s event here:




Sponsorship and Media Inquiries
Call or email Cassie Ward, NCHS Executive Director at 914-238-4666 or director@newcastlehs.org.

All proceeds benefit the New Castle Historical Society, a local non-profit,
member-supported organization dedicated to the preservation and sharing of local history.


September 15, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm