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April 2019

NCHS’s 53rd Annual Meeting

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Chappaqua, NY, 191 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Sunday, April 28th, 2 pm Guest Speaker Monica Randall Author of Phantoms of the Hudson Valley, The Glorious Estates of a Lost Era The New Castle Historical Society cordially invites you to its 53rd Annual Meeting, Sunday April 28th, 2019, from 2 pm - 4 pm at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (191 South Greeley Ave. Chappaqua, NY) Guest Speaker: Monica Randall, author of Phantoms of the Hudson Valley, The Glorious Estates of a Lost Era Phantoms of the Hudson Valley captures…

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May 2019

Castles of New Castle House Tour – 2019

May 16

The house tour is the perfect Mother's Day gift, day-excursion with friends, or special-day for yourself! Experience a memorable, fun-filled day while contributing to the preservation of local history. New Castle Historical Society’s Annual “Castles of New Castle” House Tour Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Featuring Several Homes & Gardens in the Town of New Castle On the day of the tour, lunch will be available at several Town of New Castle restaurants for a 15%…

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June 2019

Ice Cream Social & Summer Games

June 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  Kickoff summer and the end of school year with historic games and ice cream at the Greeley House   Make your own Victorian ice cream ~ Play Colonial and Victorian games Please register here: www.eventbrite.com Walk-ins are also welcome. All ages are encouraged to attend. Suggested $5 donation per person.   Rain or Shine

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September 2019

2019 Jazz-Era Picnic in the Park

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

Description 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. When: Sunday, September 15, 2019…

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October 2019

Tag Sale and Purse Party

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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New Castle Historical Society Tag Sale & Purse Party Friday, October 4th & Saturday, October 5th 10 am - 4 pm at the Horace Greeley House 100 King Street Chappaqua, New York 10514 914-238-4666 | Rain or Shine Purses ~ Antiques ~ Jewelry ~ Art ~ Collectibles Vintage Treasure ~ Mint condition household items & More Donations accepted! Must be in good condition.  Please no books, clothes, media items, electronics, sports equipment, children's toys or large furniture. DONATION DROP OFF DAY AT…

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Tag Sale and Purse Party

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  New Castle Historical Society Tag Sale & Purse Party Friday, October 4th & Saturday, October 5th 10 am - 4 pm at the Horace Greeley House 100 King Street Chappaqua, New York 10514 914-238-4666 | Rain or Shine Purses ~ Antiques ~ Jewelry ~ Art ~ Collectibles Vintage Treasure ~ Mint condition household items & More Donations accepted! Must be in good condition.  Please no books, clothes, media items, electronics, sports equipment, children's toys or large furniture. DONATION DROP OFF DAY…

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Exhibition Opening: The History of EMS, featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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October 19th 2019 - Two free events! Daytime Family Program (1 pm - 4 pm) Exhibition Opening: A History of EMS featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Bring your family and learn about CVAC through ambulance guided tours and equipment demonstrations. Evening Program supporting CVAC (6 pm - 9 pm)  Celebrate the opening of the exhibit The History of EMS in America, featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps! Wine and nibbles provided, plus terrific raffle items! All proceeds will benefit CVAC. For…

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November 2019

Film Screening: “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic”

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bedford Playhouse Theater, 633 Old Post Rd
Bedford, NY 10506 United States
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On November 3rd, 2019, the Bedford Playhouse Theater, in collaboration with the New Castle, Bedford, and Mount Kisco Historical Societies, will show the award-winning 2018 documentary “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic.” This joyous and provocative film tells the story of Belgian-born American chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland, the “father of modern plastics.” In 1907, he made one of the most transformative discoveries of the 20th century: Bakelite, the world’s first wholly synthetic plastic. His discovery ushered in an explosion…

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Meet our Local Veterans

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Millwood Fire House, 100 Millwood Rd.
Millwood, NY 10546 United States
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On November 11, 2019, the New Castle Historical Society will host a “Meet our Local Veterans” program at the Millwood Fire House. 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the first celebration of Armistice (Veterans) Day. During the interval of interwar peace between WWI and WWII, “Armistice Day” was declared a federal holiday to commemorate the official end of WWI on November 11th, 1918. American society is currently more socially disconnected to the military than at any time since that interval…

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December 2019

Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, & Tree Lighting

December 7 @ 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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